The fully restored and functional lighthouse is a living piece of maritime history. Both the Rose Island light station and Ft. Hamilton are open for guided tours daily between 10 am and 4 pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Other activities include beach combing, fishing, bird watching and swimming (no lifeguard). Picnic tables and public toilets are available. If you plan on visiting the Rose Island Lighthouse you will need to purchase a separate Landing Fee Ticket. Adults $10.00 – Children 12 and under $7.00. RILF members are not charged. The island is closed to the public during fundraisers. For more information: 401.847.4242.View Ferry Schedule
The 3rd Annual Newport Holiday Stroll will be returning to the City-By-The-Sea the first weekend of December.
From now until December 18, recurring weekly on Wednesdays from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Newport Vineyards, located at 909 East Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842. For information, call (401) 848-5161. $10 Wine or Beer flights + $10 and Small Plates*. Can’t decide which wine or beer? Pick four! Choose from over two dozen estate-grown wines and the several Taproot Brewing Co. beers on draft. Pair with a small plate such as the short rib toast, smoked jalapeño + honey wings, mussels and more! *Small Plates applicable are $16 or less (excludes oysters).
Another area 50th Anniversary Celebration! Don your vests, bell-bottoms, tie-dye and scarves and help Save The Bay commemorate 50 years of protecting and improving Narragansett Bay with a 1970s-themed celebration in 2020. Enjoy a cocktail hour at their Fields Point headquarters in Providence before continuing on to the outdoor event tent to enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drink and food stations, desserts and live music.