Our social calendars are brimming with things to do as we head into festival season here in Newport. This week brings no shortage of things to do, like the return of the highly anticipated Fortress of Nightmares at Fort Adams to kick off Halloween season by the sea; a pumpkin regatta across the harbor; a haunted tour of Linden Place Mansion in Bristol and so much more. Your only problem is fitting it all in.

 

Our picks for the week below.

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

BEER & CHEESE CLASS WITH TAPROOT BREWING CO.

When: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
WhereNewport Vineyards
Admission: $42

Enjoy an evening where beer and cheese experts take you on a journey through Milk & Honey cheeses paired with Taproot Brewing Company beers. Receive $5 off a purchase of $25 or more in the Marketplace that evening only.

 

TAPROOT + TUNES

When: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
WhereTaproot Brewing Co.
Admission: Free

Enjoy extended Taproot Brewing Co. taproom hours alongside live music and $10 beer or wine flights. Light nosh from the Taproom kitchen and wine/beer by the glass also available.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

HACK YOUR ANXIETY

When: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
WhereRedwood Library & Athenæum
Admission: $10

Psychologist Dr. Alicia Clark discusses her new book, Hack Your Anxiety: How to Make Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and All That You Do. In this revolutionary new book, Dr. Clark recognizes anxiety as an unsung hero in the path to success and well-being. Anxiety is a powerful motivating force that can be harnessed to create a better you, if you've got the right tools. Weaving together modern neuroscience, case studies, interviews, and personal anecdotes, Hack Your Anxiety demonstrates how anxiety can be reclaimed as a potent force for living our best lives.
 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

FORTRESS OF NIGHTMARES AT FORT ADAMS 

When: Friday and Saturday through October starting October 12
WhereFort Adams
Admission: $15 general admission

Fortress of Nightmares at Fort Adams includes Tunnels of Terror, Mayhem 3D, Paranormal 360 Virtual Reality, and the Spirits Rising haunted house.

 

FOOD TRUCK NIGHT

When: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
WhereNewport Craft Brewing & Distilling Company
Admission: Free

The very first Food Truck Night at the Brewery & Distillery kicks off with food trucks, live music, beer and cocktails. Food trucks will be onsite and offering all different types of fresh made eats. Beers and cocktails will be served until 10 PM and live music will be played from 5:00 - 9:00 PM.

 

ST. MICHAELS COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT

When: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Where: St. Michael's Country Day School Lawn 
Admission: Free

Picnics encouraged. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free water and popcorn.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

AUTUMN ARTS OPEN HOUSE

When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
WhereJamestown Arts Center
Admission: Free

Meet JAC instructors and staff, tour the studios, watch demos and create.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

WEEKEND MUSIC SERIES

When: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
WhereNewport Vineyards

Enjoy a wine tasting, lunch or wine by the glass while enjoying live music from The New System. 

 

 

 

 

 

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