Events

Save The Bay: Ultimate Lighthouse Tours

(Ongoing) 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; A 7-hour boat tour that visits 20  active and inactive lighthouse sites in Narragansett Bay. The tour includes views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Gaspee Point, Prudence Island and historic Fort Adams. The tour departs from Providence, travels through the West Passage to Newport, and returns via the East Passage. […]

$110 – $125

the Elms Servant Life Tour

the Elms 367 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

(Ongoing) A guide-led tour, held daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.      

Schooner Aurora Community Sail for Newport County Residents

Leaving from the S Dock on Goat Island, every Wednesday during the summer season, for a two-hour sail from noon to 2 p.m. Tickets cost $10, cash only. Resident ID required to board. First come, first serve. Call 401-849-6683 for more information. 

$10

Newport Gallery Night

Sponsored by the Newport Gallery Organization, Newport Gallery Night is a free event, held the second Thursday of every month. Participants can access a map and brochure, designed for a stroll through the 28 participating galleries, museums, and cultural institutions.

Norman Bird Sanctuary Wildflower Walks

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI

Learn to identify wildflowers that are seasonally in bloom with Susanna Williams, local naturalist and URI Master Gardener. Dress accordingly for terrain and weather. Free.

Bike Newport Full Moon Ride

Equality Park Equality Park W, Newport, RI

Ride begins and ends at Equality Park on Broadway, and covers a 15 mile loop. Arrive at 6:15 p.m. and ride from 7:45-9:45. Free.

Norman Bird Sanctuary: Mushroom Hunting Lecture Series

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI

Lecture with Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, who will explain the basics of wild mushroom science and safety, as well the local in-season species that are considered ideal for beginners to cook with. Tickets are $7-$20 and can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-hunting-summer-lecture-series-tickets-358511707167

$7 – $20

Norman Bird Sanctuary: Mushroom Hunting Summer Walk and Talk Series

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI

Informational walk with Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, who will utilize mushroom photography as a tool for teaching science-based, safe methods for learning about the world of mushrooms. Attendees should bring cameras or phones. A note: mushroom collecting is strictly prohibited at the Norman Bird Sanctuary. For more info: normanbirdsanctuary.org/events-calendar For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mushroom-hunting-summer-walk-and-talk-series-tickets-358517313937

$7 – $20

Norman Bird Sanctuary Wildflower Walks

Learn to identify wildflowers that are seasonally in bloom with Susanna Williams, local naturalist and URI Master Gardener. Dress accordingly for terrain and weather. 

Norman Bird Sanctuary: Wildflower Walks

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI

Learn to identify wildflowers that are seasonally in bloom with Susanna Williams, local naturalist and URI Master Gardener. Dress accordingly for terrain and weather. Free.

Norman Bird Sanctuary: Wildflower Walks

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI

Learn to identify wildflowers that are seasonally in bloom with Susanna Williams, local naturalist and URI Master Gardener. Dress accordingly for terrain and weather. 9-10 a.m. Free. 

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