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Dec. • Jan. • Feb. • Mar. • Apr. December 2 - January 5

Christmas in Newport

Gingerbread Lighthouse at the Newport Marriott

A month long celebration of the Holiday Season throughout Newport. Enjoy a series of concerts, tree lighting, craft fairs, candlelight house tours and much more.

Come visit the Gingerbread Lighthouse in the lobby of the Newport Marriott hotel.

Newport Marriott Citywide, Newport, RI 02840 401-849-6454

25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 401-849-1000

December 6 - 7, 13 -14, 20 - 21, 27 - 28

Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players 8pm - RI's most award winning comedy troupe hits the stage with fast paced, high energy improvisation. The shows are a lot like "Whose Line is it Anyway" with hilarious scenes, hysterical musical numbers & larger than life characters all inspired by audience suggestions. BYOB! Laugh More.

Firehouse Theater 4 Equality Park Place, Newport, RI 02840 401-849-3473

December 6 Newport Skating Center Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Grand Opening

December 6 - 8, 13 -15, 20 -21

The Polar Express™

The Newport Dinner Train

The Newport Skating Center will open on Friday, December 6th at 5pm. Please plan to join us for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony from 5:30pm to 6:30pm and be sure to stay after for ice skating!

19 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840 401-841-8700

America’s Cup Ave.,Newport, RI

The Polar Express™ comes to life aboard the Newport Dinner Train. Share the magic as the Conductor reads the tale of a young boy's unforgettable journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and cookies and Santa has a special gift for every child who truly believes. Departs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4pm and 6:30pm. $34.95 Adult and $24.95. Children. Always a sellout. Please reserve early!

Newport Skating Center

December 7

December 7

December 7

Santa’s Workshop

Holiday Evening at The Breakers

Bowen’s Wharf 43rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

6pm-8pm. Enjoy live holiday music & light refreshments as you stroll through The Breakers.

4:30 pm Frosty the Snowman • 5:00 pm Christmas Carol Sing-along • 6:00 pm Tree Lighting & Santa arrives. Come early to enjoy seasonal music around the shops, and stay through the evening as the festivities begin. Local musicians take the stage at 5 pm to lead the Christmas Carol Sing-a-long. We light the tree at 6 pm, and Santa & Mrs. Claus sail into Bowen's Basin (harbor arrival is weather permitting).

Holiday crafts, carousel rides, refreshments and a special visit from Santa. Sponsored by the Newport Rotary Club. Noon - 3pm


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December 1 - 31

Eaton’s Beach Rotunda

The Breakers

175 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI 02840 401-845-5800

Bowen’s Wharf

44 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, RI 02842 401-847-1000

13 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840 401-849-2120

December 8 - 22

Dec. 12, 2013 - Feb. 13, 2014

Festival Fete's Holiday Market

Newport Gallery Night

Bring your entire family to enjoy Festival Fete's third annual Holiday Market, this year on three consecutive Sundays - December 8, 15 and 22 - at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. The festival will include more than 150 contemporary American art and craft artisans along with visits with Santa, free gift wrapping, a children's creation station, festive food and strolling merriment. Proceeds benefit Art Is Smart.

Newport Gallery Night is held the second Thursday of every month from 5pm-8pm in the evening at the galleries. The map and brochure, created by members of the Organization, can be used during the evening gallery stroll and during a daytime art walk through working studios and traditional gallery-style art venues.

Rhodes on the Pawtuxet

Newport Gallery Organization

60 Rhodes Pl., Cranston, RI

Downtown, Newport, RI 02840 401-848-0550 * Please check websites or call for calendar date & times before attending events - all dates and information are subject to change.

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Newport Naked Winter 2013  

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Newport Naked Winter 2013  

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