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January 17, 2018

What’s up for this weekend in and around Newport: December 22 – 24


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Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening, new and to do this weekend in and around Newport.

Friday, December 22nd

2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Darkest Hour at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm to 11 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

6 pm – Winter Break Kick Off Party at Newport Skating Center

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

Christmas In Newport Calendar Of Events – December 22nd

  • Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., Departing from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street. See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished. Find out why this colony was known as “Rogue’s Island.” Reservations Suggested. Walk in space may not be available. $15/adults; $10/NHS members and active duty military with ID. Weather permitting. Reservations: 841-8770.
  • Newport Holiday Lantern Walking Tour, 4 p.m., Departing from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street. Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walking tour. Learn how colonial Newporters recognized (or didn’t) the holidays. Reservations Recommended. Walk in space may not be available. $15/adults; $10/NHS members and active duty military with ID. $5 children ages 5 – 12. Weather permitting. Reservations: 841-8770.

Saturday, December 23rd

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

9 am to 4 pm – Holiday Sweaters and Sip While You Shop! at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 11 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

1 pm – So Many Reasons to Support Bike Newport at Bike Newport 

2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Darkest Hour at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm to 9 pm – MERRY Zigmas! at The Kings Lens & Friends

6 pm to 8 pm – Holiday Evenings at the Newport Mansions

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

Christmas In Newport Calendar Of Events – December 23rd

  • Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., Departing from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street. Hear stories of religious diversity and entrepreneurship during Newport’s colonial era. Reservations recommended. Walk in space may not be available. $15/adults; $10/NHS members. Weather permitting. Reservations: 841-8770.
  • Newport Holiday Lantern Walking Tour, 4 p.m., Departing from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street. Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walking tour. Learn how colonial Newporters recognized (or didn’t) the holidays. Reservations Required. Walk in space may not be available. $15/adults; $10/NHS members and active duty military with ID. $5 children ages 5 – 12. Weather permitting. Reservations: 841-8770.

Sunday, December 24th

12 pm to 5 pm – Newport Skating Center Open

2 pm – Darkest Hour at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm to 4 pm – Christmas Cookie Decorating at Grace Vanderbilt

4 pm – Family Christmas Celebration at Trinity Church

5 pm – Christmas Eve Family Service with Childcare at First Presbyterian Church

7 pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at First Presbyterian Church

8 pm – Christmas Eve at Trinity Church

Christmas In Newport Calendar Of Events – December 24th

  • Golden to Gilded Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., Departing from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street. From Newport’s Colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people. Reservations Suggested. Walk in space may not be available. $15/adults; $10/NHS members. Weather permitting. Reservations: 841-8770.
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