No plans yet for the weekend? No worries. Here are our top picks from the Newport Winterfest that kicks off this weekend:
Where/When: on Friday, Feb. 18 at 10 p.m.
Why Go: Free music from a great local band.
"WINETERFEST" WINE TASTING & OUTSIDE WINE BAR
Where/When: on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 12 to 4:30 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy an outside “Ice Wine” bar, wine tastings, cheese, chocolate and more made by local purveyors.
Pricing: $20 or $18 with Winter Festival Button
Where/When: and Oceancliff on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Why Go: Eighty of Newport’s wedding vendors in one place, plus entertainment, giveaways and a free gift bag for the first 50 brides that walk through the door.
Pricing: $12 in advance or $15 at the door
Where/When: on Saturday, Feb. 19 from 9 p.m.
Why Go: Members of “The Cast of Beatlemania” will perform dozens of Beatles favorites. Dancing encouraged and a Beatles memorabilia silent auction will take place.
Pricing: $20 or $17 with Winter Festival Button
Where/When: on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 at 2 p.m.
Why Go: Newport Polo organizes a four-chukka polo match on the beach. Bring a beach chair, bundle up and enjoy a unique and fun experience.
Where/When: on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8 a.m.
Why Go: Enjoy a guided bird walk led by Jay Manning. All you need is your own binoculars.
And still you want more? Check out our family-friendly refreshed every Wednesday.