10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

 

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It is Christmas weekend in Newport and there are plenty of ways to celebrate. 

In the midst of all the holiday shopping, get out and enjoy all the great activities and events going on. 

This weekend’s events include a Holiday Lantern Tour, live music from Ben O’Connor, present wrapping at the Midtown Oyster Bar 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 RI This Weekend in the Slideshow Below

 

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December 21

Holiday Lantern Tour at Museum & Shop at Brick Market

Hear the history of the early American holiday traditions in the evening. Learn how Newporters, did or didn't, observe the holidays.

The tour goes from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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December 21

Safari by the Fire at OceanCliff 

Join OceanCliff for a special holiday dinner.  

Enjoy the warmth of the fireplace and the sounds of jazz by Steve DeConti.

The night features a three-course dinner including a champagne toast

The event goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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December 21

Holiday Wine Event at Forty 1° North

All bottles on their wine list are half price until December 30. 

With holiday pricing starts at $22 a bottle

The event goes from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

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December 22

26th annual Messiah & Carol Sing at Emmanuel Church

This special evening will feature the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah, including soloists, plus the Hallelujah Chorus, as well as traditional carols, organ noels, and the telling of the Christmas Story. Bring a score and lend your voice, or just become immersed in the glorious sounds of the season.

A limited number of scores will be available for rent.

The event goes from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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December 22

Newport Christmas with Ben O'Connor at Gurney's

Celebrate Christmas with country music artist Ben O'Connor as he performs live in Newport with special guests.

The show goes from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

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December 22

Holiday Pop-Up at Ocean State Pepper Co. 

Join us as we welcome our newest local vendor- Ocean State Pepper Company.

Enjoy a festival cocktail made with all local ingredients while you shop their collection of herbs & spices.

Great for last minute gifts or stocking stuffers.

The event goes from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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December 23

Christmas at the Newport Mansions 

The glitter of gold and the sparkle of silver will dazzle you as you tour three magnificent mansions decked out in Yuletide finery.

Music, tours, and spectacular decorations highlight the celebration of Christmas at the Newport Mansions.

The Preservation Society of Newport County invites you to make holiday memories with your family by visiting The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House this holiday season.

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December 23

Present Wrapping by the Midtown Elves at Midtown Oyster Bar

Bring your presents to Midtown and have the Midtown Elves wrap them for free while you dine.

The event goes from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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December 23

Cookie Decorating at The Vanderbilt Grill

Join the Pastry team as they assist you in making your very own sweet masterpiece. 

Sugar cookies, frostings and sugar decorations provided as well as a takeaway box for your creations. 

The event goes from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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December 23

Comedy Central’s Brendan Eyre at One Pelham East

Newport's hottest monthly stand up comedy show "The Wasted Talent Show" returns to the Top of Pelham on Sunday 12/23 Christmas Eve EVE. 

This month is a special event with a fantastic lineup of comics starring headliner Brendan Eyre from Late Night with Seth Meyers and Comedy Central presents Adam Devine's House Party.

Also featuring Aimee Rose Ranger, Alan Moreau, Miles Rutter, and hosted by Doug Key from VH1, MTV, and ABC's The Chew!

The show begins at 8 p.m. 

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