Re-live Jackie & JFK’s Newport wedding


Each Tuesday at 3 p.m., through October, re-live that special day of September 12, 1953 when Jacqueline Bouvier married then-Senator John F. Kennedy at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Spring Street in Newport.
The Return to Camelot presentation features vintage film clips and a live performance of the music and hymns from the wedding ceremony and the ‘first dance’ song at the reception at Hammersmith Farm, Jackie’s childhood summer home in Newport. All proceeds from the presentation go to the restoration of St. Mary’s choir loft and newly refurbished Casavant pipe organ.
WHERE: St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, corner of Spring St. and Memorial Blvd., Newport
WHEN: Tuesdays at 3 p.m., through October
COST: $15


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