As we make our way through January we can't help but excite over all the things happening here on our Classic Coast. This week brings plenty of exciting things to do, like the return of Newport Wellness Week, a plant-based everything party, yoga by candlelight and so much more. 

 

Our picks for the week below.

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

NACHO NIGHT

When: 5:00 - Close
Where: Diego's

Nacho plates for $9 - $12 every Tuesday.

 

BURGER NIGHT

When: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Where: Forty 1 North
Admission: $19

Choose between a Steak House Burger, Lamb Burger, Double Down Burger or the Impossible Veggie Burger for $19 on its own or pair it with a beer or glass of wine for $25.

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

PLANT-BASED EVERYTHING PARTY

When: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: Brick Alley Pub
Admission: $54

Featuring a crafted menu where all food and beverages are 100% plant based and contain no animal ingredients, the Plant-Based Everything Party will be served in a cocktail party format with food & beverage stations.

 

LECTURE: UPON THIS ROCK

When: 6:30 - 7:00 PM
Where: Bristol Art Museum
Admission: Free

Rhode Island is the center for numerous African American firsts. When it comes to the church, a world of wonder opens up in this illuminating exhibit. Black religion in the state is evident as early as 1697 when a minkisi, an African ritual object, is found beneath the floor boards of a Newport home. See how the Black church in Rhode Island emerges from slavery, becomes a fortress of freedom, builds houses of worship, nurtures artistic talent, educates its children, deals with scandal, and fights injustice everywhere

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18

YIN YOGA BY CANDLELIGHT

When: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Where: The Sacred Center, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth
Admission: $25

Yin Yoga is known as The Quiet Practice or the Practice of Quiet Power. It is a dynamic blend of modern meridian theory, floor poses held in quiet tranquility, and the contemplative teaching of a Yin style form of meditation. The practice addresses every level of our being: physical, emotional, energetic and spiritual.

 

LIVE MUSIC: DAVE ALVES AT WHARF PUB

When: 8:00 - 11:00 PM
Where: Wharf Pub

A local acoustic soloist playing creative twists on classics as well as re-arrangments of your favorites all sung with Dave's upfront vocals.

 

TAPROOT TUNES

When: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: Taproot Brewing Co.

Enjoy extended Taproot Brewing Co. taproom hours while enjoying live music. Light nosh from the Taproom kitchen and wine/beer by the glass also available. No ticket needed.

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

ITALIAN CUISINE FOR A CAUSE

When: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Where: Sardella's Italian Restaurant

Restaurateur Richard Sardella of Sardella's Italian Restaurant has graciously pledged to donate a percentage of gross sales over the weekend or $10,000 (whichever is greater) to the MLK, to support our ongoing work to fight hunger and poverty in Newport County.

 
2019 VERTICAL ANNUAL TASTING

When: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
WhereNewport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company
Admission: $25

Savor five hand-selected Newport Craft Brewing Annual Releases. These limited release beers are extremely rare and most are no longer publicly available. This year's lineup includes several lighter brews and features '09, ‘11, ‘14, and '17 Annual Releases. Also enjoy the Annual '18 which is sold out in the Tasting Room, so you have one last chance to try it on draft.

 

LIVE MUSIC: PICKIN' PEAR AT POUR JUDGEMENT

When: 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Where: Pour Judgement

Tia Martini and Leon Elam - The Pickin’ Pear - branch out from Canyon Collected to create a folk 'n' roll duo. They combine their non-traditional stylings to their traditional instruments and create an original mix of modern American music.

 

WINTER SPEAKER SERIES: DARRELL WEST

When: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
WhereNewport Art Museum
Admission: $20

The 91st Annual Winter Speaker Series launches with the ever-engaging Darrell West, whose position at the Brookings Institute affords him access to the National political scene from the inside. What can we expect in the aftermath of the 2018 mid-term elections, and what might the outlook be for 2019 and 2020? How is President Trump’s job performance and what is in store for Congress and public policy? Learn what West suggests we watch for in the coming months, as well as how current political and economic developments may shape America’s future and impact the world.

 

NEWPORT WELLNESS WEEK

When: Through January 25
Where: Throughout Newport 

Newport Wellness Week returns January 19 - 25 with a lengthy lineup of events, experiences and special deals throughout our Classic Coast, all specifically tailored to help you become the best version of yourself. From yoga and Pilates classes to meditation, nutritional cooking classes, health and wellness lectures and more, you'll feel brand new come the end of the month.

 
FREE COFFEE TASTING

When: 1:00 PM
Where: Custom House Coffee
Admission: Free

Sample six coffees so you can enjoy and compare the flavors of each individual bean.

 

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, JANUARY 20

NEWPORT WELLNESS MARKETPLACE

When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
WhereNewport Marriott Hotel
Admission: Free

The Wellness Marketplace is a local, vendor-style community event in the Atrium at Newport Marriott on Sunday, January 20 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. There will be health experts & vendors featuring an array of products & services to support your natural, healthy lifestyle & new New Year's resolutions! Free & open to the public. First 100 attendees will get receive a special gift.

 

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.

 

POP-UP SUNDAY FUNDAY BRIX BRUNCH

When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards

Pop-up Sunday Funday with the first time ever Brix Brunch! It’s winter. It’s cold. Cozy up with us with our fireplace roaring and glass in hand. Enjoy Executive Chef Andy Teixeira’s expansive brunch menu, wine or beer flights, seasonal cocktails and more. After brunch head downstairs to the winery and brewery for live music

 

 

 

 

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