The days are officially getting longer here on The Classic Coast and you better believe we're celebrating with a lengthy list of events and happenings you don't want to miss.

 

Our picks for the week below.

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 18

FILM SCREENING: THE ANSWER: NEWPORT RI

When: 7:30 - 10:00 PM
Where: Jane Pickens Theater
Admission: $10

‘The Answer’, is an epic motion picture that presents, for the first time on the cinematic screen, one of the most widely-known and revered spiritual Masters of our times, Paramhansa Yogananda, through the living testimony and in the own words of his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda who lived with him and vowed to carry his light to future generations.

 

MUSIC BINGO

When: 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Where: The Beach House
Admission: Free

Music Bingo at The Beach House has become a popular Monday event beginning at 7pm. Burger and draft beer special for $15. Prizes are given out for bingo as well.

 

IRISH EYES 2019

When: 12:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: Spring Bull Gallery
Admission: Free

Through landscapes, quaint cottages, castles, the pounding surf of the Irish Sea and the hues of the lush vegetation Ireland will be depicted on the walls of Spring Bull Gallery by local artists. Through March 31, 2019.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

SAIL NEWPORT PRESENTS AMERICAN MAGIC

When: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Jane Pickens Theater
Admission: Sold out. Waitlist spots available

Prior to the America’s Cup in 2021, American Magic will participate in the America’s Cup World Series, a circuit of regattas leading up to the Prada Cup, the Challenger Finals, and then the America’s Cup match in Auckland.

 

EXHIBIT: EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN OF THE EAST BAY

When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Linden Place
Admission: Free

Sixteen local historical and preservation societies, museums, and libraries have contributed to the exhibit. Come learn about the lives and times of famous lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis, Queen Sachem of the Pocasset’s, Weetamoo, leader in the fight for LGBTQ rights, Julia Pell, artist and suffragette, Sarah J. Eddy, artist and founder of the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, Happy White, among many others. Banners, with biographies and photographs, alongside artifacts and facsimiles make this a multi-media exhibit.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

SLAVERY IN COLONIAL NEWPORT

When: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: Channing Memorial Church
Admission: $10 suggested donation

The first outreach presentation for Rhode Island Slave History Medallions, Dr. Zilian, will describe the beginnings and growth of slavery in the colony of Rhode Island, and Rhode Island’s key role in the Atlantic trading system. He’ll examine the business, demographics and personal lives of people involved in slavery in colonial Newport, and will offer suggestions on the relevance of Newport's slave history to our present day.

 

FILM SCREENING: APOLLO 11

When: 4:45 - 6:30 PM
Where: Jane Pickens Theater
Admission: $10

Apollo 11 is a cinematic space event film fifty years in the making. Featuring never-before-seen large-format film footage of one of humanity's greatest accomplishments. A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

 

FRIENDS +  FAMILY SALE 

When: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Bailey T's
Admission: Free

In Celebration of all things Irish, Bailey T's is having a "Friends and Family" sale through March 31. Everything in the store is 20% off. 

 

FLIGHT NIGHT AT BRIX RESTAURANT

When: 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards

Savor $10 wine or beer flights + $10 small plates on Wednesdays at Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards.

 

TAPROOM TUNES

When: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Where: Taproot Brewing Co.

Savor fresh beers or Newport Vineyards wine while enjoying live music! Flights (tastings of 4 wines or beers of your choice) are $10 on Wednesday nights! Wine and beer by the glass is also available plus light snacks from the Taproom kitchen. No ticket needed.

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

LIVE MUSIC: TARA DENTE AT POUR JUDGEMENT

When: 10:00 PM
Where: Pour Judgement 
Admission: Free

Enjoy covers and originals from Tara Dente.

 

BYOB CRIT NIGHT

When: 6:15 PM
Where: Newport Art Museum
Admission: $10

Enjoy a casual and personal space to share your work with and gather feedback from other working artists. A critique, or crit for short, is a participatory discussion in which artists and art students set up their work to be viewed by a group, share their ideas and plans, and receive constructive criticism on the concept and execution of the work.

 

MIXX MUSIC TRIVIA

When: 9:00 - 11:00 PM
Where: Gas Lamp Grille
Admission: Free

Join Mixx 99.3 at Gas Lamp Grille in Newport for Mixx Music Trivia. The games officially kick off at 9:00 PM, so make sure to arrive early to reserve a spot. With more than $100 worth of prizes each week and more than 100 different possible categories you don't want to miss out. Gas Lamp Grille will also have great deals like BOGO pizzas and draft specials.

 

NATURAL WELLNESS WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

When: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Where: Atelier Newport
Admission: Free

A complimentary session all about natural wellness with essential oils educator & yoga teacher, Meredith Ewenson. Smell, experience, & play with the most beautiful doTERRA Essential Oils + chat about what essential oils are, how they work and which are effective to naturally support everyday health needs like sleep, stress, pain, energy, focus, digestion, immune system, & non-toxic living.

 

OLD SCHOOL THURSDAYS

When: 9:00 - 11:59 PM
Where: Parlor Newport
Admission: Free

DJ Abby Duren spins old school hip hop every Thursday Night. $5 well drinks.

 
BEER + BURGER NIGHT

When: 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards
Admission: $15

Choose from a select menu of burgers and a pint of Taproot Brewing Co. beer (choose from a selection on draft) for just $15.

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

When: 7:00 PM
WhereRosecliff
Admission: $125 VIP, $100 First Row, $75 General Seating

This event will not only showcase leaders in the regional and national fashion world, it will be an opportunity for local boutiques to show their spring and summer clothing and accessory lines. All of it will be expertly modeled by community leaders, students, professional models. The highlight of the evening will be a runway fashion show. Style Week and Providence-based designer Kent Stetson will be one of the show’s headliners along with Boston Fashion Week designer Denise Hajjar.

 

PAINT NITE WITH O'BRIEN'S PUB

When: 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: O'Brien's Pub
Admission: $35

Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it.

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

FERMENTATION FESTIVAL

When: 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Newport Craft Brewing Co.
Admission: Free

Enjoy local vendors with everything from sauerkraut to sea salt, bread to beets, kombucha to kimchi, and more. You’ll also hear from brewers and vendors about some interesting fermenting facts. While you’re milling around the brewery, grab a beer and enjoy the delicious result of the fermentation process.

 

MOVEMENT + CREATIVITY

When: 2:00 PM
Where: Thames Street Yoga
Admission: $25

This workshop will be a combination of yoga/movement, and collaging as a creative hands-on process to assist emotional well-being. You'll create space to listen within to see what is presently calling you. Feel free to bring extra magazines and/or paper/journal of your choice, or any other materials that may assist your creative process.

 

MOUNT HOPE FARMERS MARKET

When: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
WhereMount Hope Farm
Admission: Free

Explore local farmers, food producers, artisans and more. 

 

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

TURBO ITALIANO: DINNER AND OPERA

When: 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Where: Blithewold Mansion
Admission: Opera: $40; Dinner: $75

Don’t miss an intimate evening of opera by Encore Opera Company, in Blithewold’s living room, featuring arias from Puccini’s Tosca, Verdi’s La Traviata, and more. After the performance, guests will head to the Dining Room where Chef Matt Genuso of Chez Pascal has created a special menu inspired by tonight’s performance.

 

INAUGURAL AQUIDNECK 10K

When: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Admission: $42

Rhode Island’s newest road race will run alongside beach grass and sand dunes, through a wildlife refuge and bird sanctuary, and past stunning homes and historic churches, showcasing the beauty of Aquidneck Island.

 

GONG BATH

When: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Innerlight Center for Yoga + Meditation
Admission: $22

This gong bath will be a 60 minute session, where students relax comfortably with bolsters and blankets. The gong is one of the world’s oldest and most healing instruments. During a gong bath meditation, the gong vibrates at the same frequency as the body, allowing students to experience deep healing on all levels of being as vibrations pass over and through the body.

 

SACRED SUNDAY: CACAO CEREMONY

When: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Where: Tenth gate for Yoga + Meditation
Admission: $25

Enjoy a Sacred Sunday retreat drinking one of our earth’s most precious gifts, sacred cacao (chocolate before processing), while enjoying the deeply transformative experience and energy of community connecting through ceremony.

 

RUN RAGGED RUNNING CLUB

When: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
WhereRagged Island Brewing

Join Ragged Island Brewing every Sunday at noon for a fun 5K and then meet up in the taproom for a free beer.

 

 

 

 

 

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