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Newport Daffodil Days: A double dose of ‘daffiness’ planned for this weekend

The concluding weekend of the 5th Annual Newport Daffodil Days features two parades, one for humans, one for classic cars. On Saturday, April 21, a “Sidewalk Parade” departs at 11 am from the Florence Gray Center and winds its way through Newport’s Northside neighborhood, stopping to enjoy decorated trees along the route and finishing in Miantonomi Park for a community picnic (featuring free

Rail Explorers set to open for 2018 season on May 12th

Rail Explorers, featuring pedal-powered rail bikes, will begin its 2018 Rhode Island operation season with tours beginning on Saturday, May 12th. Rail Explorers offers scenic rides on the historic railroad along Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay.  Rail Explorers Rhode Island Division is presented by the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad. “Over 23,000 riders enjoyed Rail Explorers

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30+ things to do this weekend

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend. You May Also Like – Where to find live music, comedy, movies and entertainment this weekend Friday, April 20th 1 pm – Charlie & The Bucket Truck at Miantonomi Park 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Isle of Dogs at Jane Pickens Theater 5

Sail into summer with champagne and oysters at 3rd Annual Newport Oyster Festival in May

Taste your way around the Ocean State with 12 different oyster varieties at the 3rd Annual Newport Oyster Festival Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20 at historic Bowen’s Wharf in downtown Newport, RI. This rain-or-shine event brings together our local growers with craft cocktails & brews, six bands, a shucking contest and evening fundraiser in a family & dog-friendly event that

Martha Stewart to headline 23rd Annual Newport Flower Show

The 2018 Newport Flower Show will celebrate its 23rd year with a variety of special events, including appearances on Friday and Saturday by lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, expert guest speakers, beautiful floral designs, impressive horticulture exhibits, stunning garden displays, unique shopping opportunities, and more. The Show opens on Friday, June 22 and runs through Sunday, June 24, 2018.   This year’s theme, Cottages: Smart & Small, will celebrate

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Newport Historical Society to host The Pediment Group for a public scanning session of historic photographs

On Friday, April 13, 2018 from 3pm to 6pm, The Pediment Group will hold a scanning event at the Newport Historical Society Resource Center at 82 Touro Street, Newport, Rhode Island. Photos that the public bring in to be scanned will be considered for publication in the Providence Journal’s forthcoming publication “Rhode Island Memories: The Early

Newport String Project to present ‘Musical Pioneers’ at Colony House

On April 12th at 7pm the Newport String Project presents “Musical Pioneers”, an evocative program featuring chamber works by trailblazing composers including Franz Joseph Haydn, Grazyna Bacewicz and George Walker, hosted by the Newport Historical Society on the second floor of the Colony House on Washington Square, Newport, RI. This event is only accessible by stairs.

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