Get Out: Wine Tasting, Beach Polo, Bird Walk

Winterfest offers some great local events and Patch has pulled together events you won't want to miss.

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.
Pricing: Free


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

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

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

Saturday/ Sunday

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.
Pricing: Free


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.
Pricing: Free

And still you want more? Check out our family-friendly refreshed every Wednesday.


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