We made one resolution for 2019 it has absolutely nothing to do with eating less lobster mac & cheese. As the ball dropped commemorating a new year, we vowed to experience as many things as we can. We're starting with this lineup of exciting things to do this month. Are you in?
NEWPORT WELLNESS WEEK
JANUARY 18 - 25
Where: Throughout Newport
Admission: Deal prices vary
This annual celebration of mind, body and spirit features a diverse line up of events, experiences and special deals in and around Newport tailored to help you become the best version of yourself.
NEWPORT WELLNESS MARKETPLACE
JANUARY 19, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Newport Marriott Hotel
The Wellness Marketplace is a vendor-style community event in the Atrium at Newport Marriott. Peruse local health experts & vendors featuring an array of products & services to support your natural, healthy lifestyle & New Year's resolutions. Free & open to the public. First 100 attendees will get receive a special gift. This event kicks off Newport Wellness Week, a week-long celebration of mind, body & spirit featuring an array of wellness events and offerings throughout Newport.
SUNDAY FUNDAY BRIX BRUNCH: SOUTHERN CHARMED
JANUARY 19, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Newport Vineyards
Admission: A la carte menu
Cozy up next to the roaring fireplace with glass in hand at Newport Vineyards. Enjoy Executive Chef Andy Teixeira’s expansive brunch menu – this month infused with all the southern charm comfort foods to warm you during these winter days, plus wine or beer flights, seasonal cocktails and more. After brunch head downstairs to the winery and brewery.
TASTE OF BROADWAY
JANUARY 16, 6:00 PM
Where: Tavern on Broadway
Five completely different Chefs from Broadway will be under one roof cooking a 5 course dinner to pair with 5 different Two Roads Brewing beers.
NEWPORT POLAR BEAR PLUNGE
JANUARY 1, 12:00 PM
Where: First Beach
Every New Year's Day the Newport Polar Bears Club invites anyone crazy enough to join them for a swim in the frosty Atlantic Ocean for charity. All proceeds from the swim go to A Wish Come True, an organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in Rhode Island.
WELLNESS + WINE: YOGA WITH THE OIL COLLABORATIVE
JANUARY 22, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: Newport Vineyards
Admission: $30 per person
Un-wine-d with a yoga class unlike any other. Held at Newport Vineyards and presented by The Oil Collaborative, enjoy an hour class of restorative yoga and essential oils, followed by a Newport Vineyards wine tasting. This evening is sure to leave you relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated.
FLICKS & FARE ON WASHINGTON SQUARE
EVERY SATURDAY, 2:00 - 6:30 PM
Where: Washington Square
Admission: $79 Per Person (includes all food, beverages and movie)
This international style “linner”, that’s lunch and dinner combined, will take you for a Mexican snack, for an Italian entree and finish with a lovely French dessert, all paired with an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. Complete the afternoon at Jane Pickens Theater, Newport's historic art house theater and event space before finishing the day with a hot beverage & popcorn while you settle in for a first run movie, documentary or art film.
WINTER MUSIC SERIES: UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN - ITALIAN ARIAS
JANUARY 19, 3:00 PM
Where: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
Admission: Opera Only: $45 ; Concert and Dinner: $110
Feel the warmth of sunny Italy featuring Italian operas followed by optional dinner in Blithewold’s Dining Room.
NEWPORT WINTER FOODIES STROLL
JANUARY 31 (FRIDAYS + SATURDAYS THROUGH MARCH 28), 6:00 PM
Where: 365 Thames Street
Cozy up this winter and enjoy a three-course meal accompanied by select wine pairings at three of Newport's exquisite restaurants. This progressive stroll will last several hours along Newport's Historic Thames Street and will encompass a total of .75 miles. Tours run Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 6:00 PM. Meet Tom and Sue, your tour guides at 365 Thames Street.
FOR THE LADIES: NEWPORT GOLF
JANUARY 26, 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Where: Newport Indoor Golf
Fore the Ladies is returning to where it all began: Newport Indoor Golf in Rhode Island! Whether you’ve never picked up a golf club or you’re a seasoned player, there is something for everyone. Warm up with some bevs and instruction from PGA Professionals who are ready to help you learn and hone in your golf game. Later, you can shop for your next golf round with pop up shops from women's golf apparel brands and take home some prizes.
SCRATCH SERIES: COOKING WITH WINE
JANUARY 30, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Where: Newport Vineyards
Newport Vineyards' Scratch Series opens the doors to their kitchens for an up-close instruction on how they run a 100% from-scratch culinary program. An intimate group of guests will join Executive Chef Andy Teixeira and his culinary team inside the kitchen to learn the step-by-step process cooking with wine. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of wine before heading into the kitchens for the demonstrations, followed by light fare made from their creations and paired with a second glass of wine.
PRETTY LETTERS AND PROSECCO AT NEWPROT ART MUSEUM
JANUARY 16, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Where: Newport Art Museum
Whether you’re a stationery nerd, DIY Bride-to-be, or just a crafty individual, in this workshop you’ll be learning an introduction to modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink. You'll cover all the basics and get ready to add those special lettered details to your snail mail, wedding paper goods, home decor and more. The perfect crafty night out.
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