Calendar of events


Saturday, October 16

Mount Hope Farm Farmers Market

9:00 AM
Head over to Mount Hope Farm each Saturday morning for our weekly farmers market. There is a variety of vendors including organic local produce, freshly baked bread and pastries, local seafood, meat, prepared foods, and a rotating line-up of artisan …

Wednesday, October 20

Bike Newport Full Moon Ride

5:30 PM
Join Bike Newport in our monthly Full Moon Ride sponsored by AARP - Rhode Island - Registration is required & free. - Meet at the Big Blue Bike Barn - 20 Sunset Blvd, Newport. - Bring your bike, helmet, water bottle, snack, lock, …

Saturday, October 23

Mount Hope Farm Farmers Market

9:00 AM
Head over to Mount Hope Farm each Saturday morning for our weekly farmers market. There is a variety of vendors including organic local produce, freshly baked bread and pastries, local seafood, meat, prepared foods, and a rotating line-up of artisan …

Saturday, October 30

Mount Hope Farm Farmers Market

9:00 AM
Head over to Mount Hope Farm each Saturday morning for our weekly farmers market. There is a variety of vendors including organic local produce, freshly baked bread and pastries, local seafood, meat, prepared foods, and a rotating line-up of artisan …

Saturday, December 18

Herreshoff Lecture Series: Whaling women of New England

7:00 PM
We have all become familiar with the maritime and whaling adventures such as those reported by Melville in Moby Dick. However, the life of the whaling women remains a hidden mystery in modern …

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