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May

02
Art on Rose

Artists can gather to explore Rose Island and paint "en plein air." Transportation from Fort Adams. May 2, 2020, 9:30am - 1:30pm (rain date is May 3, 2020, 9:30am - 1:30pm); $40 per artist, reserve your spot early.

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Jun

17
Wednesday Walks at Rose Island

Every Wednesday, take a walk with Rose Island staff and discuss nature and history. Check roseisland.org for times. Click on the Getting There button for Hop-On Hop-Off ferry tickets to Rose Island.

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Jun

20
Summer Solstice Wine Tasting

Welcome summer and taste some French rosé.

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Jul

04
Patriotic Day

Rose Island offers tours and activities to celebrate our country's birthday. Hop on the Jamestown Newport Ferry for transportation to the island (see "Getting There" link for tickets, which should post tickets in late May, early June).

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Jul

31
Newport Folk Festival 2020

Beat the crowds and get your Jamestown Newport Ferry tickets early. The festival at the Fort features four stages of music, food and crafts, two beer and wine gardens and a number of displays. The festival runs rain or shine.

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Aug

01
Midsummer Sips Wine Tasting

How about a wine tasting at sunset? This Rose Island Lighthouse event will feature summer's best wines. Time is TBA. Click on the Getting There button for Hop-On Hop-Off ferry tickets.

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Aug

07
Newport Jazz Festival 2020

Get your Jamestown Newport ferry tickets early! Newport Jazz Festival dates are Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11:00am to Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 7:30pm.

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Aug

07
National Lighthouse Day - Cocktails on Rose Island

Experience Newport's History of Cocktails on Rose Island with bartender John Begin. Time is TBA. Click on the Getting There button for ferry tickets.

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Aug

22
Stargazing at the Rose Island Lighthouse

Join the folks from Frosty Drew Observatory and learn to read the stars. Time is TBA. Click on the Getting There button for Hop-On Hop-Off ferry tickets to the island.

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Sep

12
Save The Bay's 50th Anniversary Celebration

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.

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Sep

26
Lighthouse at 150 Celebration Fundraiser

Rose Island is celebrating 150 years of the lighthouse with food, drinks, and fun.

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