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10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - June 1, 2018

Friday, June 01, 2018

 

The Great Chowder Cook-Off is set for Saturday.

It is the first weekend in June and there is plenty going on around Newport to keep you busy this weekend. From festivals to road races, there is something for everyone. 

This weekend’s events include the Great Chowder Cook-Off, the Sip & Sweat Summer Workout Series, Motors and Mansions and much more.

To help you figure out which event to go to and when, GoLocalProv has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.

See the Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend in the Slideshow Below

 

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June 1

World Premier Band at Newport Blues Cafe 

World Premier Band performs the music of the 90’s and today including funk, dance, originals as well as R&B.

Don’t miss them at the Newport Blues Cafe.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with the show starting at 10 p.m.

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June 2

Great Chowder Cook-Off at Fort Adams

The Great Chowder Cook-Off is the original and longest running event of its kind in the nation (37 years to be exact) and officially kicks off Rhode Island’s summer festivities.

Enjoy endless samples of traditional and exotic creations from our local, national and international competitors.

You vote for your favorites and the winners walk away with overflowing prize pots and bragging rights for the year!

The event goes from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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June 2

Garden Tour - The Breakers Greenhouses & Cutting Garden: Estate Gardening Traditions

Gilded Age Newport was an epicenter of American horticulture. The Breakers Greenhouses and cutting garden are a link to an era when estate gardeners ruled over complex operations that provided thousands of bedding plants, cut flowers and exotic houseplants for great estates.

The tour goes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

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June 2

King Park Day

Friends of the Waterfront (FOW), Friends of King Park, the City of Newport, and other environmental groups are joining forces Saturday, June 2, at King Park to shower the waterfront recreation area with some eco-friendly events.

Don't miss out. 

King Park Day goes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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June 2

Motors and Mansions at Marble House 

Join The Preservation Society of Newport County and the Audrain Automobile Museum for Cars & Coffee on Bellevue Avenue every month this summer through October. 

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June 2

Middletown Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

Now in its 22nd season, the market has 20 regular vendors, guest artisans and live music every week. Pick up your groceries and head inside for wine tasting.

The market goes from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

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June 2

Sip & Sweat Summer Workout Series at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company 

Join them every Saturday 11 am1am in June, July & August at the Brewery for the Sip & Sweat Summer Workout Series.

Saturday's event is titled, "Bootcamp & Brews by Anytime Fitness."

The event goes from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

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June 2

Newport International Polo Series at the Newport Polo Grounds

Watch as all-star lineups of international competitors take the field. Experience a tailgate party for the optimal experience, or plant your seat in the lawn and relax.

The match begins at 5 p.m. 

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June 3

Newport String Project Season Finale Concert at Newport Art Museum 

Join the Newport String Project in celebrating the close of its fifth season on June 3 at 2 p.m.

The Newport String Quartet presents an effervescent program of string quartets by Beethoven and Borodin.

Audience members are invited to arrive early to explore the Museum’s galleries and then, settle in for an intimate afternoon of summer-infused chamber music.

The concert goes from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

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June 3

Traditional Irish Music Session at Fastnet Irish Pub 

Live traditional Irish music every Sunday night, hosted by A. O. Gutierrez, Tim May, and Jack Wright. 

If you plan on eating, the pub suggests that you arrive early. 

The event goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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