The Newport Restoration Foundation invites you to Rough Point Museum to kick off the summer with two special events!

Garden Fête

Thursday, June 30

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Bring your friends for a festive fête in the Formal Garden. See what’s in bloom, enjoy the ocean breeze, and sip on artisanal cocktails made by Little Bitte. Tickets are $75 and include four cocktails or non-alcoholic mocktails. Individual charcuterie ‘cones’ will be available for each guest. Purchase your tickets at

TGIF Performance with Yoruba 2

Friday, July 1

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Watch Lydia Perez and Yoruba 2, an award-winning and nationally recognized traditional music and dance group from Puerto Rico, perform Puerto Rican folk music and other Caribbean rhythms in Rough Point’s Formal Garden. Bring a picnic, chairs, and friends for a beautiful evening! Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance at or at the door. 

To see other upcoming events, please visit Rough Point is located at 680 Bellevue Avenue in Newport. For more information, call 401-847-8344 or email