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The 30th Annual Newport Winter Festival and 2nd Annual Newport Burger Bender

Friday, February 16th

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

12 pm & 1 pm – Newport Seal Tours

2 pm & 7:30 pm –  I Tonya at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

4:45 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Live Action Oscar Shorts at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm to 11 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

6:30 pm – Cocktails & Jazz at The Vanderbilt Grille

7 pm – Speakeasy Soiree at Newport Vineyards

7 pm – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Evening With The Raptors

8 pm- Down With Love: A Cabaret at Common Fence Point

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Saturday, February 17th

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

9 am to 12:30 pm – Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 5 pm – Festival of the Arts at Winterfest at Newport Marriott

10 am to 9 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

11 am to 3:30 pm – Annual Chili Cook-Off at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

11 am – 16th Annual Newport Bridal Show at Rosecliff

12 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Animated at Jane Pickens Theater

12 pm to 5 pm – WINEterfest at Newport Vineyards

12 pm & 1 pm – Newport Seal Tours

1 pm – Winter Festival Ice Cream Sundae Bar at Hotel Viking

2 pm & 7:30 pm –  I Tonya at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Beach Polo at Easton’s Beach

2 pm – Mixology Master Class at The Vanderbilt Grille

2 pm – Winter Speaker Series: John Jackson at Newport Art Museum

3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

4 pm – Rustys anniversary party 

4:45 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Live Action Oscar Shorts at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – Winter Festival Movie Night at Hotel Viking

6:30 pm – Rhody Beer & Cheese Pairings at Newport Storm Brewery 

7 pm – Open-Mic Night at Channing’s Coffee House!

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8:30 pm – Changes in Latitudes at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

The Bit Players

Sunday, February 18th

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

12 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Animated at Jane Pickens Theater

12 pm to 5 pm – WINEterfest at Newport Vineyards

12 pm to 9 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

12 pm & 1 pm – Newport Seal Tours

2 pm & 7:30 pm –  I Tonya at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Beach Polo at Easton’s Beach

4:45 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Live Action Oscar Shorts at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Booze Brothers Reunion at One Pelham East

7 pm – Frozen: Rhode Island Wind Ensemble Concert to Benefit Seamen’s Church Institute at Newport Marriott

9 pm – Tropical Drink Contest at Gas Lamp Grille

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