slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - October 6, 2017
Friday, October 06, 2017
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team
Columbus Day weekend is here and Newport is jam-packed with events for all ages.
This weekend’s events include the Bowen’s Wharf Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale, the World Class Cider Takeover at Norey’s and the Rogue Island Comedy Comedy Festival.
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
World Class Cider Takeover at Norey's
Friday is the first day of Norey's World Class Cider Takeover.
The event features ciders from all over the world.
The event goes from 4 p.m. till 1 a.m.
Rogue Island Comedy Festival
The festival features over 70 stand-up comedians from Comedy Central, CONAN, HBO, Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon, MTV, VH1 and more!
The show goes from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Life in Colonial Newport at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House
Meet costumed interpreters representing aspects of life in 1774 Newport as gentlemen discuss politics and the latest news.
The kitchen will be transformed into a 18th-century millinery shop where ladies will consider the latest fashions.
Visitors are invited to join the conversations as they get a glimpse of life in colonial Newport just before the start of the American Revolution
The event goes from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Bowen's Wharf Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale
Head to Bowen's Wharf this holiday weekend for deals that you can not beat.
The sidewalk sale runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Broadway Street Fair
The Broadway Street Fair will begin at Equality Park and extend all along the street into Washington Square. The day will be filled with music, food, family activities, and exhibiting artists. This is a rain or shine event!
Five outdoor stages will feature local musicians, comedy, and dance.
Over a dozen restaurants will show off their culinary talents, and local artisans will showcase their creativity, too.
The fair goes from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Colonial to Contemporary / A Newport Ride Through Time
Rid through Newport’s history from Colonial to Victorian to Gilded to modern times.
The ride begins at the Newport Visitors Center, 23 America’s Cup Avenue and ends with a picnic lunch on the rear lawn of McAuley Hall, Salve Regina University, Ochre Point Avenue.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Newport Marathon at Easton's Beach Rotunda
The Newport Marathon and half marathon promises to be a great day for all.
The event is open to all runners, those looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon, or those just out for a jog.
The marathon begins at 5:15 p.m. and the day ends at 2 p.m.
Ready, Set, Hike at Norman Bird Sanctuary
Hit the trails with the NBS Education staff to learn naturalist skills and help collect data on the property’s animal and plant diversity. The goal? Hike as many of the trails, see as much of the wildlife as possible, and have fun doing it
The event begins at 2 p.m.
BAFL (Brunch, Art, & Flea Market)
The Newport ArtHouse will host a FREE brunch, art, and flea market event on Sunday.
Newport Art House is a non-profit with the mission to nurture, showcase, and promote the contemporary arts of Newport
The event goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Beavertail Lighthouse Climb
Climb to the top of the Beavertail Lighthouse in Jamestown.
Climbers are strongly urged to consider footwear other than flip-flops. Neither small children nor pets may be carried. Climbers must be in line by 3:30 p.m. to climb tower before closing.