Coming up this week: galas, food, film and live music fill the city. The 13th Annual Seaside Gala returns to Castle Hill, Flat Waves Food Truck rolls into Residence Inn by Marriott in Middletown, and newportFILM presents Gleason at the Casino Theatre. 

 

Get your inner yogi warmed up at Newport Vineyards with Tuck n' Taste, featuring a yoga session with Studio Barre followed by a wine tasting amid the vines. 

 

Yearning to learn? Head to Redwood Library on Wednesday for World Oceans Day Summit where you'll learn about the state of our ocean, and why our very own Narragansett Bay could & should serve as a model to improve waters worldwide. Stick around for Tiny Giants at Night, featuring local brews, wine, hors d'oeuvres and conversation surrounding the Tiny Giants exhibit

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 6

Live Music at The Fifth Element | 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Recurring weekly on Mondays, The Groove Merchants will be playing at The Fifth ElementDetails.

 

DINING DEALS

For a complete list of special deals, visit our dining discounts blog post

  • 22 Bowen’s: Choose three courses from the Tavern Tasting menu for $29.95. 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Atlantic Grille: Lobster Mania – baked stuffed or in a roll served with french fries. Starts at $18.
  • Benjamin’s Raw Bar
    • Happy Hour Raw Bar: $1 oysters, 50 cent clams, 12:00 - 2:00 pm.
    • Early Bird Special: prime rib, lobster or fish of the day $13.95, 4-7pm.
  • Bluewater Bar & Grill: Monday Madness – 20% off entire bill when you like or check in on their Facebook page.
  • Bywater Restaurant : Buck a Shuck – $1 oysters, 5:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Caleb & BroadAll entrees $10, 5:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Dewolf Tavern: 
    • $1 oysters, 12:00 pm - close.
    • Three-course prix-fixe menu, $22; starting at 4:30 pm.
  • Diego’sTrivia Night – Free chicken or veggie nachos to each team; $3 tacos; $50 Diego’s gift card to winning team. Seating starts at 9:30 pm – reservations required morning of.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Prix-fixe menu $20.95, 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Mama Leone’s: Beat the Clock – Call at 4:02pm and get a large cheese pizza for $4.02, call at 6:15pm and get a large charge pizza for $6.15.
  • Marina Cafe & PubBuck a Shuck - Oysters and littlenecks $1 each, all day.
  • Norey’s:
    • 20% off with military ID.
    • Dinner for two with a bottle of wine, $30
  • O’Brien’s Pub: 35 cent wings, 6:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Sardella’s: Dinner for Two Special – $18, add a select bottle of red or white wine for addition $12
  • Steve’s Famous Pizza: 6 inch cold cut sandwich $6, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm.
  • The Wharf Pub: $1 Raw Bar Early Bird Special: fresh oysters and local littlenecks. 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Mastering the Craft Roundtable: the Women Makers and Builders of IYRS | 5:30 - 7:30 PM

$25 per person. 4th Annual Mastering the Craft Roundtable: The Women Makers and Builders of IYRS, Their Stories, Experiences and Ideas Newport, RI. The inspirational roundtable discussion will be moderated by Seth Goldenberg, the founder and CEO of Epic Decade, featuring the Women Makers and Builders of IYRS. Details.

 

 

DINING DEALS

For a complete list of special deals, visit our dining discounts blog post

  • 22 Bowen’s: Choose three courses from the Tavern Tasting menu for $29.95. 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Atlantic Grille: Lobster Mania – baked stuffed or in a roll served with french fries. Starts at $18.
  • Benjamin’s Raw Bar: Happy Hour Raw Bar all day (prices above).
  • Bluewater Bar & Grill: All pasta entrees $10, excludes specials.
  • Boss Man BurgersCheeseburger with select toppings, fries and one of 15 draught beers, $8.
  • Bristol Oyster Bar: $1 oysters, 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
  • Dewolf Tavern:
    • three-course prix-fixe menu, $22; starting at 4:30 pm.
    • Half off select bottles of wine, all day.
    • select half price appetizers, 4:30 - 6:30 pm.
  • Diego’s: Nacho Night – Nacho plates starting at $8, 4:00 pm - close.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Prix-fixe menu $20.95, 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Mama Leone’s: Half off all boneless wings
  • Marina Cafe & PubIsland Nights - All Aquidneck Island and Jamestown residents receive 20% off entire food bill. 
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Champagne & Shells – Buy a glass of champagne and receive 3 complimentary oysters, or buy a bottle and receive 12 complimentary oysters, 4:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Norey’s: Dinner for two with a bottle of wine, $30
  • O’Brien’s Pub: 2 for $25 dinners, 6:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Sardella’s: Dinner for Two Special – $18, add a select bottle of red or white wine for addition $12
  • Steve’s Famous Pizza: 6 meatball sub $6, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm.
  • The Wharf Pub: $1 Raw Bar Early Bird Special: fresh oysters and local littlenecks. 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Flat Waves Food Truck at Residence Inn by Marriott | 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Escape to the tropics with Flat Waves featuring Hawaiian Plates, Fish Tacos, unique burgers, wraps, burritos and more. Details

 

The 13th Annual Seaside Galas at Castle Hill Inn | 5:30 - 9:30 PM

Proceeds will support the East Bay Community Action Program's array of health and human services, offered to the residents of 10 cities and towns in RI's east bay region. The event consists of fundraising activities, a cocktail hour, sit down dinner, live and silent auctions, live band, and an awards presentation.Details.

 

Tuck n' Taste | 6:00 - 8:00 PM

$26 per person. Studio Barre Newport will lead you through a barre-based fitness routine overlookingNewport Vineyards. Followed by a wine tasting. Details

 

World Oceans Day Summit | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

$10 per person. All are invited to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum for an Ocean Health Summit presented by Sailors for the Sea and the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences! The Summit will provide an overview on the current state of our global ocean, followed by a discussion on how the success story of Narragansett Bay can be used to improve waters worldwide. Speakers from environmental, academic and government institutions will share how they are taking action to make a difference in the Ocean State. Details.

 

Live Jazz at Sardella's | 7:30 - 10:00 PM

Recurring weekly on Wednesdays, the Dick Lupino Band will be playing at Sardella's Italian RestaurantDetails.

 

DINING DEALS

For a complete list of special deals, visit our dining discounts blog post

  • 22 Bowen’s: Choose three courses from the Tavern Tasting menu for $29.95. 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Atlantic Grille:
    • Your choice of fajita and margarita $14.
    • Lobster Mania – baked stuffed or in a roll served with french fries. Starts at $18.
  • Benjamin’s Raw Bar: Happy Hour Raw Bar all day (prices above).
  • Bluewater Bar & GrillWild Wednesday: Purchase 2 entrees and receive a free appetizer or dessert.
  • Bristol Oyster Bar: $1 oysters, 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
  • Brix at Newport Vineyards: Spring Fever Special – your choice of soup or salad, entree and a glass of Newport Vineyards wine or draft beer $29.95.
  • Dewolf Tavern:
    • three-course prix-fixe menu, $22; starting at 4:30 pm.
    • Half off select bottles of wine, all day.
    • select half price appetizers, 4:30 - 6:30 pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Prix-fixe menu $20.95, 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Judge Roy Bean Saloon: Half price wings.
  • Mama Leone’s: Half off all pasta dishes.
  • Marina Cafe & Pub: Fish n' Chips, $10. All day. 
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Half price pizzas, 6:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Sardella’s: Dinner for Two Special – $18, add a select bottle of red or white wine for addition $12
  • Simone’s: Pasta Salad Party – your choice of pasta and salad, $20. 5:00 pm - close.
  • Steve’s Famous Pizza: Flatbread pizza with one topping $6, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm.
  • Tavern on Broadway: Buck a Shuck – $1 raw bar, 6:00 pm.
  • The Wharf Pub: $1 Raw Bar Early Bird Special: fresh oysters and local littlenecks. 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 

Blue Garden Tour & Lecture: Newport & Historic Gardens | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

$35 members, $45 non-members. Gather at The Breakers Stable & Carriage House for a trip to the legendary and recently-restored Blue Garden, then return to enjoy a box lunch and talk with author Caroline Seebohm and photographer Curtice Taylor about their new book, Rescuing Eden: Preserving America's Historic Gardens. Details.

 

Gallery Talk: The Vanderbilts Go Yachting | 6:00 - 7:00 PM 

$10 Preservation Society members, $15 non-members. John Rousmaniere, Author & Marine Historian – Four generations of Vanderbilts were famous for their spectacular yachts and the great variety of uses the family put them to. Author & yacht historian John Rousmaniere brings their story to life. Details.

 

Newport Gallery Night | 5:00 - 8:00 PM 

Newport Gallery Night is the 2nd Thursday from February - December. It is easy, fun and is encouraging those people who might not regularly go to an art gallery, museum or cultural institution to participate in the monthly shows in the numerous member galleries, museums and cultural institutions. Details.

 

British Motorcar Festival

Through Sunday, June 11. The British Motorcar Festival kicks into gear at Colt State Park in Bristol on Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12 with more than 300 vintage British motorcars, the country's only invitational All British Concours dElegance (judged competition), The British Classic Motorcar Show (Peoples Choice), a British Car Corral of motorcars for purchase, a dealer display of new British Motorcars, a British Marketplace with motoring accessories, apparel and jewelry, food, drink and much more. Details.

 

Live Jazz at Simone's | 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Recurring weekly on Thursdays, Tish Adams and Friends will perform live at Simone's in Warren. Details.

 

Tuesdays with Morrie Presented by 2nd Story Theatre

Recurring weekly on Thursday - Sunday through June 26. $30, $20 for 20 and under. When a young, career-driven journalist learns of his former professor’s battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a one-time visit becomes a weekly pilgrimage – an often funny, always profound tutorial on the meaning of life. Details.

 

DINING DEALS

For a complete list of special deals, visit our dining discounts blog post

  • 22 Bowen’s:
    • 22B Clam Chowder w potato, bacon, light cream, dill and 16oz. Prime Rib w mashed potato, sauteed mushrooms, haricot verts, horseradish cream, au jus. $35 per person. 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
    • Choose three courses from the Tavern Tasting menu for $29.95. 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • Benjamin’s Raw Bar: 
    • Pasta Thursdays: appetizer and pasta entree $13.95.
    • Happy Hour Raw Bar all day (prices above).
  • Bluewater Bar & GrillWine and Dine Thursday: Purchase 2 entrees and receive any bottle of wine half off.
  • Bristol Oyster Bar: $1 oysters, 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
  • Brix at Newport Vineyards: Spring Fever Special – your choice of soup or salad, entree and a glass of Newport Vineyards wine or draft beer $29.95.
  • Dewolf Tavern: 
    • Bubbly Thursday: 10% off all bottles of sparkling and champagne, bubbly by the glass specials.
    • three-course prix-fixe menu, $22; starting at 4:30 pm.
    • Half off select bottles of wine, all day.
    • select half price appetizers, 4:30 - 6:30 pm.
  • Diego’s: Taco Night – loaded taco plates starting at $6, 4:00 pm - close.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Burger Night – any burger and any draught beer or Rebel Yell Bourbon $14.95.
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Sandwich and domestic beer $9.99, 6:00 - 10:00 pm.
  • Steve’s Famous Pizza: 6 inch ham & cheese sub $6, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm.
  • Tickets Bar & Grill: Love Our Locals – Two entrees and a bottle of wine $25.95, 4:00 pm.
  • The Wharf Pub: $1 Raw Bar Early Bird Special: fresh oysters and local littlenecks. 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show at Newport Vineyards | 6:30 PM

$22 in advance, $25 at the door. Comedian Jeremy Furtado welcomes the crowd for Kate Procyshyn, Doug Key and headliner Al Park. Al Park has quickly emerged as a rising talent on the national comedy scene. He recently won both the Boston Comedy Festival and the Cleveland Comedy Festival competitions, and was a finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. Details.

 

DINING DEALS

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Newport International Polo Series Lufthansa Cup | 5:00 PM

This classic 6-chukker match pits veterans of Newport against up-and-coming players for bragging rights in a test of skill and experience against speed and agility. Details

 

SVF Foundation Annual Visitors Day | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Free. Once a year, the SVF Foundation opens their gates to the public for a day of fascinating information and fun activities, all set on SVF’s breathtaking 35-acre property. Details

 

British Motorcar Festival | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Through Sunday, June 12. With more than 300 classic British motorcars, the festival features a Fun Rally, a Friday night street party in downtown Bristol by the harbor with a live band and reserved parking for British Motorcars. Details.

 

DINING DEALS

For a complete list of special deals, visit our dining discounts blog post

  • 22 Bowen’s: Choose three courses from the Tavern Tasting menu for $29.95. 5:00 - 10:00 PM.
  • Atlantic GrillePrime Rib Dinner: $16 queen cut, $18 king cut. 4:00 PM.
  • Benjamin's Raw BarHappy Hour Raw Bar: $1 oysters, 50 cent clams, 12:00 - 2:00 PM.
  • Brick Alley PubPlumby’s Burger Bar – $5 pizzas, 5:00-7:00 PM.
  • Nikolas Pizza$5 Lunch Special – Cup of soup or clam chowder, large slice of pizza or tossed salad, choice of beverage, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
  • Bristol Oyster Bar: $1 oysters, 4:00 - 6:00 PM.
  • Gas Lamp Grille: Your choice of sandwich with fries or pasta $7-$10, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
  • Portsmouth Publick House: $1 oysters, little necks & Jonah crab leg
  • Steve’s Famous Pizza: Fishwich or 6 inch veggie sub $6, 11:00 am -2:30 PM.
  • Tickets Bar & Grill: (Friday and Saturday) Prime rib dinner $14.95, 4:00 PM.
  • Top of Newport at Hotel Viking:
    • Start at the Top Fridays: half price raw bar from 2:00-6:00 PM every Friday. Details
    •  Friday Night Prime Time: Chef Barry Correia’s popular mouth-watering slow roasted, sea-salt encrusted prime rib. 6:00-9:00 PM for $27 per person. Details.

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Fairy Festival at Blithewold Mansion | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Blithewold’s 6th Annual Fairy Festival is a day to celebrate summer garden fun! Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of Blithewold’s early summer Gardens and Grounds. All ages; costumes encouraged. Details.

 

The Golden Pheasant Dinner: Feast in the Field | 5:00 - 8:00 PM

$125 per person. Savor the first taste of summer with a harvest from land and sea at Mount Hope Farm. A farm style meal featuring local growers and fishermen from RI, CT and MA, prepared and served in five star style by Russell Morin Fine Catering, with each seat offering a VIP view of the food and floral gardens at Mount Hope Farm. Details.

 

DINING DEALS

For a complete list of special deals, visit our dining discounts blog post