Hey June, slow down! The month is flying by with great events, big and small, and the perfect weather to get outside and explore our beautiful city.

 

This weekend, head out to Fort Adams, and grab a bite from A Fork in the Road Food Truck by Blackstone Caterers. While you're out there, stop by SVF Foundation for their annual visitors day, where you'll learn all about their efforts to preserve rare breeds and livestock. It's a once per year opportunity you definitely don't want to miss. 

 

Wine lovers, Kick your feet up at Greenvale Vineyards with live music by The Dick Lupino Band this Saturday, and every Saturday through November. 

 

Your weekend options await you.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

A Fork in the Road Food Truck at Fort Adams | 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Daily through August. A Fork In The Road food truck, operated by Blackstone Caterers, will be cooking up fresh eats at Fort Adams State Park. The truck will be parked right next to the Visitor Center. Details

 

Newport Gulls Baseball Game | 6:35 PM

Starting June 10, recurring on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. The Newport Gulls are a wooden-bat, summer collegiate baseball team based in Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport Gulls Baseball Club is a member of both the New England Collegiate Baseball League and the NECBL's East Division. Details.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

 

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

 

Live Music at Greenvale Vineyards | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Live music by Dick Lupino Trio at Greenvale Vineyards

 

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

 

Live Music at The Fifth Element | 10:00 PM

Live music by Tool Box at The Fifth Element. Details.

 

Global Wellness Day at Vanderbilt Grace | 8:00 AM - Midnight 

Free. Join the Vanderbilt Grace in honoring Global Wellness Day, an international social project created by volunteers dedicated to living well, on Saturday, June 11. Take this one day out of the year to free yourself from the stress of daily life and bad habits and get one step closer to being at peace. Details.

 

Mystery at the Museum: Wedding Belles | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

$30 for adults, $25 for seniors, $15 for students. Love is in the air this summer in 1895... Celebrate the arranged marriages of the Wetmore sisters to the two eldest Vanderbilt brothers! Edith and Maude Wetmore (of Chateau-Sur-Mer) and Cornelius "Neily" and Alfred Vanderbilt (of The Breakers) will join hands at a dual ceremony at the Griswold family home among family and Newport society friends. Matrimonial merriment is put on hold when one of the guests winds up dead, and guests must help to solve the tragic crime. Use your detective wits to piece together the secrets of this deadly double wedding! 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.

 

Barrington Arts Festival | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Town of Barrington is honoring the thriving Rhode Island arts community by providing a venue on the grounds of the Town Hall for showcasing their work in the second annual Barrington Art Festival. Meet the artists and view their original paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, woodblock prints, illustrations, jewelry, photographs, and furniture. Live music by the RI Wind Ensemble and Blue Light Bandits. Details.

 

Live Music at The Fifth Element | 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Live music by Louis Vaughan at The Fifth Element. Details.

 

 

DINING DEALS

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