10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Some of top college tennis teams in the country are in Newport this weekend.

There is plenty going on around Newport to keep you busy over the weekend. From festivals to concerts and much more, there are events for all ages. 

This weekend’s events include the Newport International Boat Show, the Four Bridges Bike Ride, Coastal Cleanup at Third Beach 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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September 14

Above and Below at Spring Bull Studio & Gallery 

Spring Bull Gallery is honored to showcase the paintings of two renowned master pastel artists, Michele Poirier-Mozzone and Jacob Aguiar in “Above and Below” for the September Exhibition. 

For this exhibit, Michele’s pastel paintings are part of her Fractured Light Series, depicting the figure as it is distorted and bathed in turbulent water and sunlight. Ribbons of light draping the figure, bizarre distortions of form, skin tones of greens and blues and glistening bubbles are her inspiration. 

The exhibit is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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September 14

Death at Sea: Murder Mystery Specialty Cruise at Bowen's Wharf 

Step aboard the Northeastern and join an elite secret society that controls the world's governments, known as "The Cabal." This powerful shadow government maintains the utmost secrecy, but you have been invited into the inner sanctum and are going on a corporate retreat aboard the leader's yacht! Something isn't right, though, and when a body surfaces, you and your fellow passengers have to root out the culprit before you're the next victim! Our famous Sinister Sangria and hor d'oeuvres are included in admission, and there will be a cash bar open as well.

The event goes from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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September 15

Newport International Boat Show at Newport Yachting Center 

The Newport International Boat Show encompasses 13 acres of historic Newport Harbor allowing you to enjoy everything the City-by-the-Sea has to offer while experiencing a full range of powerboats and sailboats from both domestic and international companies - many making their official debut in Newport. 

The show will feature more than 600 exhibitors. 

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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September 15

International Coastal Cleanup at Third Beach 

Join the international effort to clean up coastal litter at your favorite beach, Third Beach. 

Participants will meet at the Navy lot at Third Beach and comb the shore for trash and recyclables. Please wear closed-toe shoes and don’t forget a reusable water bottle.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

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September 15

Sky Gazing at Ballard Park 

Friends of Ballard Park is hosting an evening of Sky Gazing. 

Robert Horton and Scott MacNeill from Brown University will bring their high powered telescopes to Ballard Park's quarry meadow to give a tour of the fall skies. A first quarter moon, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars should be visible in the early evening. 

The event goes from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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September 15

Newport Polo Series at 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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September 16

Tennis Hall of Fame ITA Grass Court Invitational 

Eight Division 3 tennis teams will compete on the prestigious grass courts during the Hall of Fame Intercollegiate Tennis Association Grass Court Invitational.

Matches will be played on the historic Bill Talbert Stadium Court and on the additional grass courts at the Hall of Fame, all of which have hosted many of the sport's greatest tennis legends over the years.​

Matches go from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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September 16

3-Hour 12 Meter Racing Experience 

Race aboard a 12 Meter America’s Cup contender. 

Aboard the 12 Meter racing yachts professional and friendly crew will coach those interested in a “hands on” sailing experience, but participation is not required. No sailing experience necessary. Fun for sailors of all ages. 

The event goes from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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September 16

A Piano Journey With I-Heung Lee at Redwood Library & Athenæum 

Lee's concert will feature works by Leschetizky, Liszt, Mozart and more.

The event goes from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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September 16

4 Bridges Ride 

This annual 26-mile charity ride allows cyclists an opportunity to cross the Verrazzano, Pell, Sakonnet and Mt. Hope Bridges connecting the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

All participants are required to register prior to the event, wear a helmet and obey all traffic laws throughout the course. While strict safety measures are in place throughout the course, no roads will be closed to traffic during this ride.

The ride goes from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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