Few things compare to that Friday feeling of freedom. You know, when you realize the whole weekend lies ahead. Truth be told, weekends on The Coast are full of magic. Think: Saturday morning farmers markets, Sunday afternoon hikes along the shoreline, and some of the best meals of your life in between (we guarantee it). We gathered everything you need for a weekend full of relaxation, excitement and adventure so you're content when Monday rolls back around. 

Our picks for the weekend below.

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Ca' del Bosco Wine Garden Jun 01

Experience the essence of Italy this summer at the Ca' del Bosco Wine Garden, where the tantalizing scent of authentic Italian pizza mingles with the fragrance of blooming flowers. Relax in Adirondack chairs beneath the dappled shade of umbrellas, sip on Franciacorta wine and…

Pastries on the Porch May 30

Enjoy freshly baked pastries on our beautiful porch overlooking Narragansett Bay. Choose from the daily selection of delicacies to enjoy with coffee or Blithewold’s house tea blend. Sit back, take in the view, and relax. It’s a Blithwold tradition! Important Information: We have…

Newport Foodies Stroll May 29
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Newport Foodies Stroll offers a 1.75 miles walking food tour through Lower Thames Street. You will learn about the "City by the Sea", as well as try the cuisine from five of the best locally owned restaurants. The best time to schedule your tour is at the beginning of your visit…

The Bit Players Improv Comedy May 31

The Bit Players are a fast paced and energized group of improvisation master-minds. Their high energy LIVE shows are modeled after the hit TV show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”. Full of hysterical characters, hilarious games, and side-splitting musical numbers these shows will leave…

Yoga Saturdays at Hotel Viking Jun 01

Join us every Saturday at 9AM for our weekly yoga class with our in-house yoga instructor, Sharon! Access for hotel guests is included with your stay | $16 for non-hotel guests (see spa staff to sign up) Check with the front desk for this week's location! Sharon has been studying…

Shops at Long Wharf Free Summer Concert Series Jun 01
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday

Shops at Long Wharf Free Summer Concert Series are back! Please join us again this season for a summer of free concerts in Downtown Newport every Saturday, May 25th to October 5th. The Schedule May 25: In Tandem June 1: Y Not 3 June 8: John and Joanne June 15: Llana Katz Katz…

Farmers Market at Mount Hope Farm Jun 01

Our year-round farmers market happens every Saturday morning. Swing by to pick up your local produce, bread, meat, fish, kombucha, and more each week as well as listen to live music in the summer, connect with local nonprofits and community organizations, and visit with friends!…

Sunday Brunch Jun 02

Enjoy our farm-to-table brunch favorites crafted by Executive Chef Andy Teixeira and team *on Sundays only*! Pair your brunch picks with our special brunch cocktails, mocktails, wine, or beer! Sunday Brunch will be held in our upstairs dining room, “The Overlook” with…

FREE Guided Bird Walks Jun 09

FREE - No registration required. Meet in the parking lot. Count up as many bird species as you can, from soaring red-tailed hawks to tiny hovering hummingbirds. You'll learn how to identify common year-round residents and seasonal migrants. All birding levels welcome. Binoculars…

Tiverton Farmers Market - Summer Jun 02
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday

A Local Farmers Market situated right smack in the middle of this cozy town of Tiverton, RI. Connecting the community to fresh & local produce, agriculture, makers, products and art. Meredith Brower, director & market manager launched the market in May of 2020 during the…

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