Listen, its now the third week of January...so it is time to forget about all of those Dry January promises and New Years resolutions we have all made. Indulge and relax in cozy favorites to experience this bitter cold weather at one of the many fabulous events here in the City By the Sea. From live music to don't miss lectures, your schedule is about to get a heck of a lot busier...
Sugar Blood Jinx
When: 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Where: Norey's, Newport
Admission: No Cover
Details: Sugar Blood Jinx @ Norey's, Newport January 18th, 8:30PM, No Cover. Come Early for Dinner & Get a Great Seat. noreys.com/food 156 Broadway, Newport 401 847-4971 #BroadwayNewport #NewportRI
Where: Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards
When: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Admission: $10 per person
Details: Book your wine – OR – beer flight each Wednesday and enjoy your own personal tasting of 4 wines or 4 draft beers for $10. Sip and savor your stay-cation when you pair with our Chef’s Selection Bite Board, changing weekly.
Winter Moth Workshop
When: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: The Newport Public Library
Details: The Eastern RI Conservation District, sponsored by the Newport Arboretum, will host a free public workshop in Newport, RI regarding the winter moth, featuring speaker Heather Faubert from the University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension. Winter moth is an invasive pest introduced into North America from Europe. With no natural enemies, the winter moth population is exploding. These caterpillars are devastating Rhode Island, including fruit trees and backyard ornamentals. Come learn the steps to protect your trees, woodlots and orchards and reduce the extent of winter moth defoliation.
BEAT BOBBY FLAY PREMIERE PARTY
When: 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Details: We will be offering complimentary snacks and a Signature Cocktail.
When: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Admission: $15 per person
Details: Every Thursday Christie's will feature a flight of local craft brews that will be accompanied with a light food pairing
LI'L PEEPS: WINTER SESSION
When: 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Where: The Audubon Environmental Education Center
Admission: $16.00 per Member Additional Sibling, $60.00 per Member Child, $17.00 per Non Member Additional Sibling, or $65.00 per Non Member Child
Details: This popular program introduces children ages 18 months to 2 years to the delights of nature through age-appropriate, hands-on activities. Along with a nature lesson, activities may include nature walks, crafts, songs and stories. This is also a wonderful opportunity to make new friends with the other children and parents. Registration is required as space is limited and fills very quickly. Adults must accompany children and there are no refunds for missed classes. In order to maintain an age-appropriate program we ask that older siblings not accompany the parent/child team.
PHIL EDMONDS AND MIKE FISHEL BRESLER
Where: Sandywoods Center for the Arts
Details: OUR MUSIC: Hassidic nigunim (melodies) have grown out of the mystical movement created two centuries ago in the Carpathian Mountains by the great Baal Shem Tov. They range from spirited dance tunes to meditative tunes of mystical union, and are one of the most powerful and original bodies of Jewish music.
THE BROTHERS OF THE ROAD BAND "A TRIBUTE TO THE ALLMAN BROTHERS & DICKEY BETTS"
When: 9:00 PM
Where: Newport Grand Casino
Details: Since 2006 the Brothers of the Road Band have been performing for thousands of Allman Brother’s fans at venues large and small along the east coast. The Brothers of the Road draws upon original studio recordings, live albums, and “Instant Live” recordings from the Allman Brothers and Dickey Betts and Great Southern to accurately recreate 40+ years of the Allman Brothers music catalog. The famous guitar tone of various Allman Brothers guitarists is thoughtfully reproduced with vintage Gibson guitars played through Marshall and Soldano amplifiers with vintage celestion and JBL speakers. “The Allman Brothers Would Be Proud”- Yonrico Scott (Derek Trucks Band)
ISIS DESTROYED HISTORY: WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT IT? - TESS DAVIS
When: 2:00 PM
Where: Newport Art Museum
Admission: $10 member adult, $15 non-member adult and $6 for students
Details: Tess Davis, lawyer, archaeologist and Executive Director of the Antiquities Coalition.
Ms. Davis oversees the organization’s work to fight cultural racketeering. Her talk will cover ISIS' destruction of important historical artifacts and what needs to be done to combat this.
BOLSHOI BALLET: SLEEPING BEAUTY
When: 12:55 PM
Where: Jane Pickens Theater
Admission: $17 per person
Details: On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep slumber for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her...
NATURE'S KALEIDOSCOPE, LEAF ROTATION: PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRIAN WOOD
When: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: The Audubon Environmental Education Center
Details: Discover nature's magnificent hidden patterns and soothing layers through camera rotation photography. Trees provide heart and home to us all – and their leaves are more than just an essential part of life on earth, they are also extremely beautiful. This style of foliage photography unlocks a hidden world of beauty and breathtaking geometry.
Meet the photographer at the opening reception on January 8 from 1:00 to 3:00pm.
THE HOTEL VIKING PRESENTS AFTERNOON TEA WITH HARPIST ARILYN MITCHELL
When: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Hotel Viking
Details: Join the Hotel Viking for Afternoon tea between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM and listen to the AMAZING sounds of Harpist Arilyn Mitchell!
THROUGHOUT THE WEEK
NEWPORT SEAL TOUR WITH SAVE THE BAY
When: Check tour times & purchase tickets here! Recurring Saturday and Sunday
Where: Bowen's Ferry Landing
Price: $22 non-members; $17 members, seniors & children ages 3-12
Details: Embark on a one hour tour aboard one of our education vessels as we cruise through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.
ARCTIC BLAST: EXPERIMENTS IN FROST
When: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Recurring on Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Where: Anchor Bend Glassworks
Details: Anchor Bend Glassworks is excited to announce our Winter Show "Arctic Blast: Experiments in Frost." Showcasing modern sandblasting & silvering techniques. Frosted handblown glass Anchors, Waves, and Sea Creatures are the centerpieces of this show.