Dancing at Blithewold's summer concert picnic series.


It's July and there so many extraordinary events here you definitely do not want to miss out on! Enjoy some time with your family in Bristol and Warren, take in a sail through Newport Harbor, experience an authentic New England lobster boil or listen to the sounds of the Newport Music Festival. There is something for everyone to do right here in coastal Rhode Island!

Enjoy Family Fun Fridays at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum in Bristol. Bring a picnic, a blanket and get ready to savor a summer afternoon. On Fridays (July 25th with the Toe Jam Puppet Band) from 11am -1pm enjoy for educational performances the kids can dance and sing along to, craft activity and face-painting. For more Blithewold events:http://www.blithewold.org/events

Experience a sunset sail through Newport on the Schooner Aurora accompanied by a lobster dinner every Wednesday at 5pm from Goat Island ($55 for adults and $33 for children under 12). Reservations are required and space is limited, so be sure to call soon to reserve your spot. Call 401-849-6683. Don't miss this great opportunity to enjoy a beautiful sunset and have an authentic New England lobster boil!

The Newport Music Festival, celebrating its 46th season, continues through the 27th of July. Performances are in some of Newport's beautiful mansions and at venues in surrounding coastal communities. To purchase tickets, visit https://newportmusic.secure.force.com/ticket. Many artists will be making their festival debut, while others are returning as they always love playing in the City by the Sea. Come experience and hear the wonderful sounds that these world-renowned artists create at the Newport Music Festival.

-by Hannah Kahl