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Quahog Week Celebrates RI State Shell

Quahog Week, returning Saturday, May 11 - Saturday, May 18, celebrates local restaurants, markets, fishermen, and food-based businesses committed to growing the smallest state's local food economy, while shining a light on the quahog and…

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Newport and the Gilded Age

During the Gilded Age, America’s wealthiest families flocked to Newport, turning the area into their summertime playground. The popular HBO series, The Gilded Age, has peaked the public’s curiosity about this era of high society. From the…

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20+ 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. Earth Day Happenings Ways to give…

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Newport Flower Show Blooms this June

The 2024 Newport Flower Show will celebrate "At Home," celebrating the variety of florals and horticulture that we enjoy in our own homes, with a variety of special events, beautiful floral designs, impressive horticulture exhibits…

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Rogue Island Comedy Festival Returns 5/23

Laugh your way through the long weekend at Rogue Island Comedy Festival, the area's bi-annual comedy festival featuring four days of comedy shows on Thursday, May 23 - Monday, May 27. Shows will take place at various locations this season:…

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20+ Reasons to Visit Newport in May

May might just be one of our favorite months. Outdoor patios reopen for the season, sailboats return to the water and we find ourselves reunited with the ocean breeze. Not to mention, May packs a punch with the return of some highly…

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Guide: Newport Classical Music Festival

Originally founded in 1969, and previously known as Newport Music Festival (NMF), Newport Classical has a rich legacy utterly devoted to classical music here in Newport. Newport Classical embodies timeless music for today with a year-round…

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