slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - June 9, 2017

Friday, June 09, 2017

 

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36th annual Great Chowder Cook-Off set for this weekend

The summer is here and there are plenty of ways to get out and celebrate in Newport this weekend. Events for all ages. 

Things to do include the 36th annual Great Chowder Cook-Off, a Newport Gulls home game at Cardines Field 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 9

Newport Gulls Season Opener at Cardines Field 

The Newport Gulls play their second home game of the season on Friday night at Cardines Field against Upper. 

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with first pitch is set for 6:30 p.m. 

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June 9

Award Winning Improv Comedy with The Bit Players 

Get over to Firehouse Theater at 4 Equality Park Place in Newport to watch the award winning improv comedy of The Bit Players. 

The show begins at 8 p.m. and is BYOB. 

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June 9

Mixology Master Class at The Vanderbilt Grace

Learn the art of mixing drinks at the Vanderbilt Grace from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Guests enjoy complimentary Small Bites’, as they shake up concoctions beside our resident Mixologists. 

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June 10

Newport MetreFest 2017 at Fort Adams 

Newport MetreFest is a new regatta for International Rule sailing yachts including 2.4mR, 6mR, 8mR and 12mRs.

MetreFest features three days of racing from June 9 to June 11.

Admission to walk the docks (before and after racing daily) is free of charge.

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June 10

Annual Visitors Day at SVF Foundation

The annual visitors day is set to take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Visitors will learn more about the Smithsonian & SVF Biodiversity Preservation Project and help celebrate the centennial of Swiss Village.

You will be able to peak into the facilities and meet laboratory, veterinary and animal husbandry staff.

Check out live cryogenics and sheep shearing demonstrations and much more. 

The event is free and open to the public. 

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June 10

36th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off

One of the best events of the summer in Newport, the Great Chowder Cook-Off at Fort Adams. 

Enjoy endless amounts of chowder from various vendors from all over the country. 

There will also be live entertainment, kids activities and much more. 

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June 10

Newport Polo Series - Newport vs Lufthansa

The polo season is well underway and on Saturday, Newport will host Lufthansa at 5 p.m. 

Experience a tailgate party for the optimal experience, or put your seat on the lawn and relax.

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June 11

British Motorcar Festival at Colt State Park

Enjoy classic British motorcars from across New England and take part in events like the Scenic Back Roads Rally, British Attire Competition, Tailgate Competition, and much more.

The festival goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.  

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June 11

Alive at the Salvation Army Main Hall 

Local talented seniors perform with celebrity entertainers, comedians, and dancers!

This show is soulful, inspirational, emotional, funny and powerful. 

It is a great way to spend your Friday night in Newport. 

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June 11

Summer Sails at Anchor Bend Glassworks 

Sailboats, waves, and fish star in this summer's show, inspired by summer in Newport.

In addition to all these fan favorites, Anchor Bend is also unveiling a redesign of their Seaglass necklaces. 

Click here for more information. 

 
 

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