The Island Skating Academy Skate Camp | 8:30-10 am
Newport Skating Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport
Cost: Weeklong camp is $100; $85 with bracelet.
Drop-ins: $30; $25 with bracelet.
Open to all ages and levels
Make Your Own Marshmallow Snowman |9:30am-3:30pm Destination Chocolate, 15 Bowens Wharf, Newport Create your own marshmallow snowmanand satisfy your sweet tooth while expressing your imagination as you make your own marshmallow snowman. Fun for all ages. $6;$5 with bracelet. 401.847.1223.
Seal Watch Cruises |10am & 11am Save The Bay, boat departs from The Wyndham Inn Wharf at 142 Long Wharf Dock Join expert guides aboard one of Save the Bay'seducational vessels for a one-hour cruise and educational view of winter marine visitors and the habitat they love. Motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 views of harbor seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Binoculars are providedandboats are partially enclosed, but the Bay can be chilly so dress warmly. Special two-hour tours include a tour of historic Rose Island Lighthouse.
All programs are weather dependent. Reservations are strongly recommended. For more information visit savebay.org, at Bowen's Wharf Pilot House, or call Save The Bay at 401.203.SEAL. Buy tickets online or at the dock, use promo code Winterfest2016 to receive %10 off Winter Festival Bracelet Discount! Adults: $22; $20 with bracelet, Children & Seniors: $17; $15 with bracelet; Children under 3 free.
Daily Departures: Sat. 2/13 and Sun. 2/14 special 2hr tours at 1pm & 2pm, One hour tours Mon- Fri at 10am & 11am, Sat & Sun at 11am & 12pm
Kids Activity Make Your Own Hanging Jellyfish |10-11am The Wharf Pub, 37 Bowens Wharf, Newport Art project Make your own jellyfish. $5; $4 with bracelet. 401.619.2640.
Horseback Riding Beach Trail Rides |10am, 12pm, & 2pm Newport Equestrian Academy, 281 Third Beach Road, Middletown 15% off regular prices with bracelet. One and a halfhour ride to ThirdBeach & twohour ride to SecondBeach. Must call for reservations. 401.848.5440.
Movie Time and Popcorn | 10am-2pm Newport Visitor Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave., Newport Freeevent.
Kids Design your Own Tumbler |10am-3pm Tervis Tumbler, 192 Thames St., Newport Design your own tumbler and receive 20% off that tumbler with bracelet.401.845.5070
Newport Mansion Tours |10am-4pm The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House Tour the historic summer homes of Newport's Elite. Admission: Prices between $15- $26; $2 off with bracelet, Youth under 18 free when accompanied by an adult with bracelet. 401.847.1000.
Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium |10am-4pm Exploration Center & Aquarium, Easton's Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., Newport Save the Bay'sinteractive marine science learning center houses more than 30 exhibits and hundreds of creatures that call Narragansett Bay home. This engaging aquarium includes touch tanks with a wide diversity of Bay life, plus interactive activities and crafts related to theirmonthly theme, "Sensational Seals of Rhode Island." Exhibits feature Smooth Dogfish Sharks, Little Skates, Chain Catsharks and all of the tropical migrants we found this summer in the bay, just to name a few! The newest feature is the largest exhibit ever displayed in theiraquarium, The Big Fish of The Bay, which shows off many of the larger fish species that call Narragansett Bay home. Admission: $8; $7 with bracelet, Seniors and Military ID $7, Save The Bay members and children under 3 are free.401.324.6020.
Bite Me Live Bait DIY T-Shirt Artwork |10am-5pm Bite Me Live Bait Co., 337 Thames St., Newport Bring your creativity and we'll supply the t-shirts, magic markers, and paints. Sit down and create your artwork directly onto white t-shirts. Wear your masterpiece proudly. $20 per person; $16 with bracelet. 401.662.9292.
Helicopter Tour and Vineyard Packages |10am-5pm Birds Eye View Helicopters, 211 Airport Access Rd., Newport Helicopter and vineyard packages include a helicopter tour, tasting and logo wine glass starting at $165 per couple. Fly over the vineyards and all of Newport in the heated helicopter. $10 off any tour with bracelet or receive a free inflight video. Call 401.843.8687 to book. For more info go toriaerial.com
Daily Wine Tasting at Newport Vineyards |10am-5pm 909 East Main Road, Middletown. Wine Tastings Offered Daily
Daily tours at 1:00pm & 3:00pm
Reservations requiredfor groups of 6or more 401.848.5161
Museum Tours & Scavenger Hunts at theInternational Tennis Hall of Fame |10am5 pm 194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport Interactive exhibits include a tennis trivia touch table, You Call the Match a sportscaster recording booth, and a one-of-a-kind Roger Federer hologram. More than just a collection of memorabilia, the museum at the Hall of Fame is a collection of storiesbrought to life through state-of-the-art technology and multimedia displays. Through tennis artifacts, fashion, photos, and more, the new museum showcases the inspiring stories of tennis greatest legends on and off the court. From the birth of tennis in 12th century Europe through the champions of today, youll get a unique perspective on how tennis evolved and how its personalities influenced fashion, culture, and society. Guided tours at 11 am daily. Free Museum Scavenger Hunts make it fun for the whole family to experience the museum together.
Free Admission for kids ages 16 and under, $15 for adults; $10 for adults with bracelet. Visit www.tennisfame.com or call 401-849-3990 for more information.
Road to Independence WalkingTour |11am Brick Market: Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., Newport iots and rebellion, enemies and allies! Learn about Newports role in the American Revolution.$15 per person;$12 with Newport Winter Festival bracelet;$10 with bracelet for repeat tour guests. Weather permitting; space is limited. 401.841.8770.
3D Printing- Learn it, Do It |11am-1pm Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St. Newport Meet the printer and learn the programs or work on an existing project. Some computers will be provided. Most programs are freeware used on-line so feel free to bring your own laptop. This program is limited to persons 12 years old and above. Registration requested as we can accommodate no more than 20 people.Free. 401.847.8720
Greenvale Vineyards Wine Tasting |11am-4pm Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping R., Portsmouth Winery Tours start at 2pm and include 7 wines and a wine glass. Enjoy samples of award winning, estate-grown wine from this 50-acre family farm now operating as a vineyard. Weather permitting. 15% discount off wine purchases with bracelet. 401.847.3777.
Make Your Own Winter Themed Soap |11am-5pm Newport Sea Foam Trading Co., 415 Thames St., Newport Great for all ages. Guests create and design their own soap while learning the art of soap making. $10 per person; $8 with bracelet. 401.743.7685.
Cosmetic Cosmos Mother/Daughter Makeover |12-5pm Cosmetic Cosmos, 433 Thames St., #1 Lee's Wharf Entrance, Newport Mother/Daughter Makeovers by appointment only by expert make-up artist. Make up and skin care tailored to your unique skin type, coloring and age. Relaxed atmosphere at a new location. $50perperson; $30perperson & 15% discount on all products purchased with bracelet.
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Make your own Perfume |12-5pm Newport Aromatherapy, 109 Bellevue Ave., Newport. Girls and boys, men and ladies event. Learn to create aromatherapy perfume blends with healer and chemist, Cynthia LaBonte. $12;$10 with bracelet. 401.846.1101.
Newport Storm Beer and Rum Tastings|12-5pm Newport Storm Brewery, 293 JT Connell Rd., Newport Located in the north end of Newport, Newport Storm Brewery and Thomas Tew Rum Distillery is open daily (closed to public Tuesdays) from 125pm for tastings and production floor tours.In their15 years of operation, they have made more than40 unique beers and brought back Newports famous colonial rum tradition. Sample fresh beer and aged rum at Rhode Islands Microbrewery and Distillery. Beer Tour: $9;$8 withbracelet. Rum Tour: $10;$9 withbracelet. 401.849.5232.
Ice Cream Sundae Bar | 1-3pm Viking Ballroom, OneBellevue Ave, Newport $5; Free with bracelet.
Watch Pottery Demonstration |1-5pm All Fired Up Pottery, 452 Thames St., Newport Experience the art of making pottery. Space is limited so if you cant watch the first show come back for the next one. Shows are every 20 minutes.Free. 401.846.4042.
28th Annual Nacho Tasting |2-4pm Brick Alley Pub, 140 Thames St., Newport Sample Award Winning Nachos. Free with bracelet and purchase of a beverage. One free sample per day. 401.849.6334.
SpaFjr Open House |3-6pm Hotel Viking, One Bellevue Avenue, Newport Enjoy wine and snacks, mini spa treatments, retail discounts and giveaways. Admission fee will be applied towards a retail item purchased during event. $20; $10 with bracelet. 401.848.4848.
Polar Pineapples | 3-9pm Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel and Spa, One Goat Island, Newport Pineapples on the Bay will be transformed again this year for the 3rd annual Polar Pineapples. Try a signature infused cocktail or specialty hot drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available) while enjoying views of the bay. This year will feature a variety of ice sculptures and an ice luge! Free hot chocolate at the Five33 Lounge withbracelet. 401.851.1234.
Ice Bar in the Courtyard |4-8pm Hotel Viking, OneBellevue Ave., Newport Enjoy seasonal cocktails and refreshments served at our Ice Bar in theglistening Courtyard.Cash Bar. 401.848.4814
Lantern Tour of Colonial Newport | 4:30pm Brick Market: Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., Newport Transport through time to the heyday of this thriving colonial metropolis on a lantern-lit stroll. $15 per person;$12 withNewport Winter Festival bracelet;$10 with bracelet for repeat tour guests. Weather permitting; space is limited. 401.841.8770.
Winter Fest Celebration Skating Show |5:30pm 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport Each show is different and exciting, come watch them all! All shows include talented professional ice skaters, are freeto the public, and will take place at the Newport Skating Center. They will be 15 minutes long with public skate to follow. Take a photo and skate with the professionals after the show.
Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant |6pm 102 Connell Highway, Newport Enjoy a buffet in the dining room then watch themain stage show The Foursome in theintimate theater. After the show, your dinner table awaits you for ahilariously funny cabaret. The Foursome- Rick, Ted, Donnie, and Cameron are home for their fifteenth college reunion. During the weekend, the men go out for a game of golf, and it is during this game that the four get caught up on each other's lives since their college days. $49.95;$39.95 with bracelet. newportplayhouse.com401.848.7529.
Family Fun Night in the Newport Athletic Club Pool |6:30-8:30pm Newport Athletic Club, 66 Valley Rd #2, Middletown Watch The Sandlotplaying on the projection screen with snacks. Admission is $10 per family;$5 with a Winter Festival Bracelet.
11th Annual Illuminated Garden |6-9pm Ballard Park, Hazard Rd., Newport. Thousands of lights displayed in the three-acre quarry meadow. Free
BubbleMania! |6:30pm Hyatt Regency, OneGoat Island, Newport BubbleMania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, bigband swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities of spherical liquids. Casey's creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble artforms to "trapping" people inside bubbles! Come see everything from giantfloating spheres up to 4-6 feet in diameter to fog filled bubbles and even a bubble "volcano." $7;$3 with bracelet.
Friday Night Funnies with The Bit Players |8pm Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, Newport RI's most award-winning improv comedy troupe.BYOB. All seats $18. $5 off with WinterFest Bracelet.Reservations guarantee seats. 401-849-Fire (3473). Tickets.Use code WINTFEST5 to get discount.
Comedy Show with Joe Yannetty and Buddy Fitzpatrick |8:30pm Presented by the Newport Comedy Series & Newport Winter Festival Hyatt Regency, One Goat Island, Newport A seasoned professional, comedian Joe Yannetty draws on his travels, his Italian heritage, family situations and Boston blue-collar upbringing to bring comedy to audiences around the world. Yannetty has been a guest on dozens of television shows, and has headlined around the world. Buddy Fitzpatrick, combines the skill of a great monologist with a physical style that brings his observations to life. Buddy's stand-up made him a regular on Comedy Central with appearances on ABC and A&E. Buddy can be seen in the Damon Wayans film Harlem Aria and in The Business of Strangers starring Julia Stiles and Stockard Channing. His television credits include HBO's Sopranos. $25;$20 withbracelet. VIP $55;$50 withbracelet. Must be 15 or older to attend. Call 401.847.7666 for more information.
Live Music at the Pelham - TBA |9pm-1am One Pelham East, 270 Thames St., Newport Cost of cover charge to public varies $5-$10 per night. Free cover charge withbracelet 401.847.9460. Bands subject to change, check on day of.