Events

Newport String Quartet

Four Corners Art Center 3852 Main Road, Tiverton, RI

The Newport County Concert Series will include Haydn’s sun-filled String Quartet in C major op 20 no 2, alongside Aftab Darvishi’s moving evocation of shadows and light Daughters of Sol. The concert will also include Mieczlaw Weinberg’s atmospheric Aria and Capriccio and String Quartet No 2 by forgotten Ukrainian composer Dmitri Klebanov

$20

52nd Annual Bowen’s Wharf Tree Lighting

Bowen's Wharf 5 Bowen's Landing, Newport, RI

This free event offers festivities such as local musicians, refreshments, and Mr. and Mrs. Claus, from 4:30-6, with the annual tree lighting at 6 p.m.

Bristol’s Grand Illumination and Parade

the Burnside Building 400 Hope Street, Bristol, RI

Entertainment will begin in front of the Burnside Building at 5:30 PM, so get there early and enjoy music from the local school choruses and a talented soloist. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make their grand entrance to light the Town tree and Christmas decorations with help from some friends. Everyone, regardless of age, is […]

Newport Live Presents Alisa Amadir

Jamestown Arts Center 18 Valley St., Jamestown, RI

Newport Live is collaborating to present their "Women's Voice series" at the Jamestown Arts Center in Jamestown, RI with 2022's NPR Tiny Desk Concert of the Year Winner, Alisa Amador. 

$35

Santa Claus for a Cause

Newport Car Museum 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI

A family fun-filled morning to benefit the Four Hearts Foundation. The Four Hearts Foundation mission is to rebuild the Portsmouth Community Playground to be bigger, better, safer, adaptive and all-inclusive of age and ability. Santa Claus for a Cause will have Holiday Crafts, Holiday Snacks, Music and games. Family admission ticket covers a professional photography […]

$25

“Crossing the Pell” with RISD and Bike Newport

Old Colony House Washington Square, Newport, RI

Biking and Walking on the Pell Bridge? RISD students use technology to bring to life innovative designs for adding pedestrian and cycling lanes to Newport’s iconic bridge. Visitors to Crossing the Pell, a virtual reality (VR) installation, will have the unique opportunity to traverse the iconic Claiborne Pell Bridge on foot or on bicycle and drink […]

James L. Maher Center Pop-up Tree & Wreath Sale at Castle Hill Inn

Castle Hill Inn 590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI

Castle Hill Inn welcomes you to the Second Annual James L. Maher Center Pop-up Tree & Wreath Sale! Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and cider, holiday music, even a magical Letters to Santa mailbox where you can post a letter to the North Pole! ... while browsing for the perfect greenery on the Inn's idyllic Chalet […]

Messiah at the Mansion

Rosecliff 424 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Newport Classical presents Handel’s oratorio Messiah featuring Rhode Island’s ensemble Altera and the Professional Choristers of The Choir School of Newport County. A boldly reimagined chamber version of the timeless classic, including the famous Hallelujah Chorus, surrounded by the splendor of the Rosecliff Mansion. 1 and 3 p.m.

$60 – $75

Newport County Concert Series

Channing Memorial Church 135 Pelham Street, Newport, RI

This program will include Haydn’s sun-filled String Quartet in C major op 20 no 2, alongside Aftab Darvishi’s moving evocation of shadows and light Daughters of Sol. The concert will also include Mieczlaw Weinberg’s atmospheric Aria and Capriccio and String Quartet No 2 by forgotten Ukrainian composer Dmitri Klebanov

$20

Whitehall Museum House Christmas Open House

Whitehall Museum House 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, RI

Whitehall Museum House, the prior home of the 18th century philosopher, George Berkeley, is celebrating a colonial Christmas with Wassail, refreshment and music. This event is sponsored by The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Rhode Island. The public is warmly welcome to enjoy the festivities at this historic house. […]

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