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May 28, 2017

The Newport Oyster Festival returns to Bowen's Wharf this weekend!

What’s Happening, New & To Do This Weekend: May 19 – 21


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Salve Regina University’s graduation and the Newport Oyster Festival are just two of the 30+ things happening in and around Newport this weekend.

Here’s what’s happening in and around the City this weekend, make the most of it!

Friday, May 19th

Weather Forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

This Weekend: Live Music and Entertainment Listings (May 19 – 21)

7 am – Bike to Work Day

1 pm – City of Newport Launches ‘Newport Re-Uses’ at Newport Colony House

4:15 pm & 7 pm – Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer at Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center

6 pm – Opening Night Party on the Waterfront: Newport Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

7:30 pm – Proudly We Sing Concert at The Edward King House

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

Saturday, May 20th

Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

This Weekend: Live Music and Entertainment Listings (May 19 – 21)

7 am to 2 pm – White Elephant Sale to benefit Cluny School at Cluny School

8 am – Cars & Coffee at The Elms

8:30 am – Salve Regina University Nursing Pinning and Ceremony under the tent on the McAuley lawn

9 am to 1 pm – Aquidneck Growers’ Market at Newport Vineyards

9 am to 12 pm – Stone Wall Workshop at Prescott Farm

11 am – Salve Regina University Honors and Awards Ceremony under the tent on the McAuley lawn.

11 am to 2 pm – Session 1 of Newport Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

11 am – What about Bobby? Yoga for a Cause at Lulullemon Newport

11 am – Newport History Tours, Tour of the Month at Brick Market: Museum & Shop

11 am – Newport Great Strides at Brenton Point State Park

11:30 am – Book Signing- Rhode Island Shipwrecks at Brick Market: Museum & Shop

1 pm – Weekend Music Series: Silverteeth at Newport Vineyards

2 pm – Mushroom Hike at Ballard Park

2 pm to 4 pm – WORKSHOP: Oyster Art Bar With Kristen Coates & Kelsy Patnaude at Kristen Coates on Bowen’s Wharf

2 pm to 5 pm – Session 2 of  Newport Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

3:30 pm – Salve Regina University’s Hooding Ceremony and Baccalaureate Mass in the Rodgers Recreation Center

4:15 pm & 7 pm – Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer at Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center

7 pm – “Heifetz on Tour” Concert at Jamestown Arts Center

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

Sunday, May 21st

Weather Forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

This Weekend: Live Music and Entertainment Listings (May 19 – 21)

7:30 am to 11:30 am – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 35th Annual Birds & Breakfast at Norman Bird Sanctuary

10 am – Salve Regina University’s Undergraduate Commencement in the Rodgers Recreation Center.

11 am to 2 pm – Session 1 of Newport Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

12 pm to 3 pm – Donut & Cider Pairing with Champlain’s at The Wharf Pub

1 pm to 5 pm – City Biking Class at Bike Newport

1 pm – 10 Year Anniversary Champagne Class at Bellevue Wine & Spirits

1:30 pm, 4:15 pm & 7 pm – Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer at Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center

2 pm to 5 pm – Session 2 of Newport Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

3 pm to 4 pm – Celebrate Jerusalem! at Touro Synagogue

5 pm to 9 pm – Scoop for Paws at Ben & Jerry’s on Thames

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