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Friday, July 22, 2016

 

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A festive weekend (literally) in Newport with so many cool events going on all weekend. 

The Newport Folk Festival headlines an amazing weekend lineup of events, followed by the Newport Antique show, which is always cool and so 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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July 22

Newport Gulls vs Vermont at Cardines 

The Newport Gulls only have a few more games left before they begin another playoff run. 

The Gulls are at Cardines field tonight to take on Vermont. 

First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. 

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July 22

Start at the top - 1/2 price Raw Bar at Hotel Viking 

The title says it all, 1/2 price raw bar at the Hotel Viking every Friday until September from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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July 22

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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July 23

Newport Folk Festival 

Newport Folk weekend is finally here. This year, the Festival welcomes dozens of top acts including Patti Smith, Ray LaMontagne, Norah Jones and Elvis Costello. Music begins at 11AM at Ft. Adams State Park starting today with over 50 artists scheduled. Wear some sunscreen, be patient in traffic and respect thy neighbor. That’s all you need to do enjoy the top music attraction of the year!

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July 23

Great Friends Dance Festival 

Saturday is the final day of the great friends dance festival at the Great Friends Meeting House. Head over to check out unique performances every single evening that will keep you wanting more. 

Saturday events begin at 7:30 p.m. 

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July 23

Yoga on the Rooftop at the Vanderbilt Grace 

Relax on the roof at the Vanderbilt Grace and do some yoga. 

Sessions go from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and cost $15 to attend. 

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July 24

Newport Antiques Show 

The final day of the 10th Annual Newport Antique show is set for Sunday at the Newport Historical Society. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

This year's show will feature  exhibit vignettes entitled Curating the Future: Trends in Collecting Todaypresented by the Newport Historical Society.

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July 24

Newport Music Festival 

The Newport Music Festival will take place at The Breakers at 8 p.m. and will feature unique chamber music, programs, american debuts and much more. 

Admission is $33 

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July 24

Summer 16 Showcase 

Anchor Bend Glassworks unveils their newest work at the Newport Gallery. The gallery is open rom 10 a..m.  to 5 p.m. 

These conversation pieces show the pride the artists take in their home state of Rhode Island, while also portraying their own unique spin on glassblowing. Creating exceptional glass for 13 years, Michael Richardson, Justin Tarducci, and Timothy Underwood continue to honor and expand the art of glassblowing and give back to the Newport community.

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July 24

Return to Camelot - The Kennedy Wedding Remembered

Along with its mansions and America's Cup yachting history, Newport is known as the resort city where Jaqueline Bouvier married then Senator John F. Kennedy on September 12, 1953 at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Spring St. in Newport. 

Re-live that special day while watching vintage film clips and enjoying a live performance of music and song from their wedding ceremony and reception at Hammersmith Farm, Jackie's childhood summer home in Newport.

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