Take the Jamestown Newport Ferry to Fort Adams, and watch the 12 Meter World Championship! The International 12 Metre Class’ 2019 World Championship will be held in Newport, Rhode Island (USA) from July 8- 13, hosted by the Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the 12 Metre Yacht Club. It will be the largest-ever gathering of 12 Metre yachts in the United States featuring more than two-dozen boats from seven countries. International teams comprised of elite sailors including America’s Cup veterans and Olympic medalists will represent Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway and the United States.
Now through October 30, you may join them every Wednesday night and Sunday afternoon for live music by the vines. Free to the public. They will offer tastings, wine or beer by the glass and vineyard views. Plus, on Wednesday nights their wine and beer flights are $10. Music every Wednesday 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Music every Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Prowl the trails at dusk as native owls begin to set up their nesting territory. You’ll learn how to identify owl species by sight and call before you head out on the trails. After the night hike, you’ll return indoors for hot chocolate and a chance to meet their Animal Ambassador barred owl, Micah. Event is Friday, November 15th, from 6 – 7:30 pm, $12 members/ $14 non-members, rain date: Friday, November 22nd, recommended for ages 6 and up.
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).