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Black History Month Events

February is known as Black History Month, an annual time that celebrates the history, heritage and diversity of the Black community with special virtual events, lectures and walking tours throughout The Classic Coast. Black History Month…

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A Guide to New Year's in Newport

2022 brought us some of our favorite moments, events and memories to cherish, and while we're sad to see it go, we can't help but excite over the arrival of 2023. This year's line up of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day dinners, parties…

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Halloween in Newport: 13+ Festive Events To Check Out

You don't get to be a 383-year-old city without a few eerie sights and legends of ghoulish folklore. Each October, the city is packed with haunted happenings. Celebrate spooky season with frightening events like a Spooky Roam around Rough…

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Long Weekend Picks: Columbus Day Weekend

Columbus Day weekend on The Coast brings with it perfectly-fall festivals, outdoor events and scenic tours. Stroll cobblestone byways and enjoy special deals at the annual Columbus Day sidewalk sale on Bowen's Wharf where you'll find great…

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Lobster Day, September 25

Did you know lobster used to be considered poor man's food? Back in the 1700s, it was so over abundant that people became sick of it, resorting to feeding it to animals, prisoners and indentured servants. Native Americans even used it as…

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Newport Finds To Gift Mom This Mother's Day

It's time to spoil the one who does it all! Below are our favorite finds from local shops in and around Newport to celebrate the mom figure in your life. COVID-19 NOTE: When you're ready, we can't wait to welcome you back to The…

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12+ Events to Celebrate Earth Day

Every day should be Earth Day, but since that's not the case, we'll embrace April 22 each year as a reminder to take better care of our planet. Below are our picks for celebrating the only home we have. COVID-19 NOTE: When you're ready, we…

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The Newport Pell Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebration

To be frank, Newport Pell Bridge is the Rhode Island icon. It's so beloved on Instagram that it has it's own hashtag: #ThatNPTBridge. And if you ask anyone who's made the 2.1-mile journey across it, they'll often explain it conjures the…

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Long Weekend Picks: Veterans Day Weekend

For nearly 100 years, we've been honoring veterans for their service as a national holiday. This weekend, the holiday arrives on the Classic Coast with a weekend packed with things to do. Newport Restaurant Week continues through the…

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