slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - July 22
Friday, July 22, 2016
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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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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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