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slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

 

Newport is jammed packed with events this weekend, things for all ages. 

This weekend’s events include the Newport Wine and Food Festival, Open for Dancing, a car show 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 22

Start at the Top Half-Price Raw Bar at Top of Newport 

Begin the long weekend with Top of Newport’s Half-Price Raw Bar.

A variety of the freshest seafood including succulent shrimp and locally sourced oysters on the half shell and littleneck clams accompanied by an assortment of condiments.

The raw bar goes from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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September 22

The Bit Players: Award-Winning Improv Comedy

Start your weekend off with a good laugh by catching the Bit Players at the Firehouse Theater.

The show goes from 8 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. 

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September 23

Touch-A-Truck to Benefit Child & Family

Those attending can expect to see 8 to 12 trucks, including Middletown Fire Department fire and rescue trucks, RI State Police Car, a Dump-Truck, Bulldozer, Excavator, Tractor and more. 

All proceeds benefit CHILD & FAMILY and its SANDPIPERS Early Learning Center. 

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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September 23

Jamestown Half Marathon 

Take part in the annual Jamestown half marathon which begins at Fort Getty Pavilion.

The course features picturesque landscapes, winding roads, historic Watson Farm as well as the village of Jamestown with its shops and restaurants.

The races goe from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

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September 23

Open for Dancing 2017 at Island Moving Co.

This year, the sites and artists are:

  • Molly Scott - Advanced Southern Redoubt - The "Lost Fortress" - Lincoln Drive, Fort Adams, Newport, RI
  • Thom Dancy - Greenvale Vineyards - 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, RI
  • Teresa Fellion- Ballard Park - 21 Hazard Road, Newport, RI

Performances are free and open to the public. 

The event begins at 9 a.m. 

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September 23

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival 

The 12th annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival returns.

Signature events include the Grand Tasting with hundreds of wines and celebrity chef demonstrations; the Wine & Rosecliff Gala; Burgundy Grand Cru Dinner; the Vintner Dinner, a Sunday Jazz Brunch, food and wine seminars, and the Newport After Dark Party.The festival goes from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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September 23

Cider in 18th Century Newport

Join the Newport Historical Society for "Cider in 18th Century Newport: A History Space Event."

This free, interactive program features cider press demonstrations from expert Chris Hurley.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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September 24

Middletown Rotary Car Show at Fort Adams

This is the 16th year in a row the show will take place

Be sure to check out the amazing collection of vehicles that line the Fort Adams parade ground and front lawn. 

The car show goes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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September 24

A Piano Journey with I-Heung Lee at Redwood Library 

Acclaimed pianist I-Heung Lee will perform at Redwood Library in the Harrison Room. 

The program is as follows: 

  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Papillons Op.2
  • Mozart (1756-1791) Rondo in D Major K.485
  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Consolation No.3 in D Flat Major
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) Sonatine
  • I Modern
  • II Menuet
  • III Anime
  • Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante

 

The concert goes from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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September 24

Doug Woolverton at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards 

Trumpeter Doug Woolverton and his group the Groove Merchants will be playing at Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards as part of the summer concert series. 

The concert goes from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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