October events at the Newport Car Museum include Hoods Up Weekend (Oct. 13-14), German Car Day with reduced admission for visitors driving German cars (Sat., Oct. 27), and $8 Movie Night featuring “Smokey and the Bandit” (Wed., Oct. 10).
“Hoods Up” Weekend
- October 13-14
- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Check out what’s under the hood of the 70+ cars at the Newport Car Museum. See what makes these beauties rock, rumble and roar! Free with regular admission: $18/adults; $15/Seniors, Military, Students; $8/Ages 5-15 (with an adult); Free/Ages 4 and under (with an adult) 1947 West Main Rd. (Enter at Light), Portsmouth, R.I. 02871, 401-848-2277,www.newportcarmuseum.org
German Car Day
- Saturday, Oct. 27
- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Visitors driving a German-built car and joining others in the German Car Corral (set up in the Museum’s parking lot) receive the group discount price of $15 admission to the museum. A great way to meet other German-car aficionados during this month’s various Octoberfest celebrations! Regular admission: $18/adults; $15/Seniors, Military, Students; $8/Ages 5-15 (with an adult); Free/Ages 4 and under (with an adult) 1947 West Main Rd. (Enter at Light), Portsmouth, R.I. 02871, 401-848-2277,www.newportcarmuseum.org
- Wednesday, Oct. 10
- “Smokey and the Bandit”
- 7 pm
The 1977 American action comedy is a fitting tribute to the talent of the late Burt Reynolds. And it’s downright entertaining, as a classic set of antiheroes outwits law-enforcement officers on highways from Texas to Georgia. Also starring Sally Field and Jackie Gleason. Rated PG. Free for members, $8pp general public; ticket prices cover living room seating, popcorn & soft drinks. Space is limited; call 401-848-2277 to reserve. (Doors open at 6:30).1947 West Main Rd. (Enter at Light), Portsmouth, R.I. 02871, 401-848-2277,www.newportcarmuseum.org
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