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slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

 

Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair

September turns into October this weekend and Newport is jammed packed with events for all ages. 

This weekend’s events include the Bristol Burger Bash at Linden Place, the Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair, the final polo match of the season and 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 29

WW I Baseball at Cardines Field 

The Naval War College will host a baseball game on Friday at Cardines Field in downtown Newport.

The program is a fun event with educational programming to mark the centennial of American involvement in World War I.

The Army-Navy baseball game will be played in period-accurate uniforms, and is a precursor to the opening of a new World War I exhibit at the Naval War College Museum this December. 

The event goes from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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September 29

Aquidneck Food Challenge at Aquidneck Grower's Farmers Market 

Friday is the final day of the Aquidneck Food Challenge. 

The Aquidneck Grower's Farmers Market is challenging community members to eat only food grown or raised locally, either on Aquidneck Island or caught in Narragansett Bay or in Rhode Island and its waters as a whole.

The event spans the entire day. 

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September 30

Rethinking Whitehorne: Community Open House

The open house hands-on activities to help you think about more engaging ways to show the furniture and decorative arts so lovingly collected by Doris Duke for the Newport Restoration Foundation and for the benefit of the Newport community. 

The event goes from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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September 30

Newport Polo Series Finals 

Don't miss the final match of the polo season at the Newport International Polo Grounds. 

The match begins at 4 p.m. 

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September 30

Pumpkin Palooza at Frerichs Farm

Pumpkin Palooza includes various events like pumpkin painting, building your own scarecrow and much more. 

The event goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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October 1

Newport String Project Season Opening Concert 

The Newport String Project returns to the Newport Art Museum with a concert that features Beethoven’s String Quartet in C sharp minor, op. 131.

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

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October 1

Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair

The festival consists of the “Mabel Express” Barrel Train, Monkey Bridge, Mud Pit, Midway games and Children’s crafts tent invites kids of all ages to join in the fun.

There will also be crafters and artisans sell their items, enticing fair-goers to get a jump on holiday shopping. Local food and beer vendors offer an array of appetizing selections, while an impressive line-up of musicians rounds out the festive atmosphere.

The fair goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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October 1

Bristol Burger Bash at Linden Place 

Linden Place Museum’s Bristol Burger Bash brings together three elements that make for a great afternoon – burgers, beer, and bluegrass. 

Head over and sample East Bay’s best burgers while enjoying local beers and wines and listening to down-home live bluegrass in the Linden Place ballroom and gardens. 

East Bay’s top restaurants will bring their “burger” A-game, serving up mini burgers of all types – imagine beef, turkey, chicken, pork, seafood and more. 

The burger bash goes from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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October 1

Garden Tips and Soil Testing at Prescott Farm 

Prescott Farm will host garden tips and soil testing for the final time this year. 

Participants are invited to bring a soil sample from their home for a free analysis. 

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

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October 1

Bloody Mary Bar at Top of Newport 

Concoct the perfect Bloody Mary blending vodka with any combination of celery salt, celery stalks, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, horseradish, assorted hot sauces, olives and black pepper. 

The event goes from 2 p.m.to 5 p.m. 

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