Calendar of events

Friday, December 4

Newport Art Museum opening Warhol exhibition

12:00 AM
The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition, "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," which will be on view Sept.19 through Dec. 20. "Andy Warhol: Big Shot" is the artist’s third exhibition …

Christmas at Blithewold

12:00 PM
CHRISTMAS AT BLITHEWOLD Every year, Blithewold transforms into a dazzling display celebrating the magic of Christmas. This year our focus is on the outdoors, come and see the gardens become a glimmering winter wonderland! Tuesday - …

Night Lights - An Illuminating Experience!

12:00 PM
Beautifully lit paths throughout the grounds will reveal stunning custom light displays, handmade bamboo ornaments, virtual-reality stops, “selfie” photo opportunities, and all the beauty that Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum have to offer. …

Watercolor-Feathers to Fur

1:00 PM
Painting animals in watercolor. Class will include a photo reference and a contour drawing of the image sent ahead of time. This will be a paint along class and will be recorded so we will have access afterwards. Supply list will be provided. 3 …

Annual Holiday Concert with Michael DiMucci

6:00 PM
Linden Place’s Museum will celebrate the holiday season with two fundraiser concerts and sing-a-longs with pianist and singer, Michael DiMucci. DiMucci will be performing on Friday, December 4 at 6:00pm under the beautifully decorated and heated …

Rhythm Is Going To Get You

7:00 PM
This social ballroom dancing event is held on the first and third Friday’s monthly. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a lesson at 7:45 p.m. and general dancing to pre-recorded music selections until 10:00 p.m. B.Y.O.B. and everyone brings a snack to …

Rhythm Is Going To Get You

7:00 PM
This social ballroom dancing event is held on the first and third Friday’s monthly. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a lesson at 7:45 p.m. and general dancing to pre-recorded music selections until 10:00 p.m. B.Y.O.B. and everyone brings a snack to …

Saturday, December 5

Newport Art Museum opening Warhol exhibition

12:00 AM
The Newport Art Museum is pleased to present a new exhibition, "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," which will be on view Sept.19 through Dec. 20. "Andy Warhol: Big Shot" is the artist’s third exhibition …

Christmas at Blithewold

12:00 PM
CHRISTMAS AT BLITHEWOLD Every year, Blithewold transforms into a dazzling display celebrating the magic of Christmas. This year our focus is on the outdoors, come and see the gardens become a glimmering winter wonderland! Tuesday - …

Night Lights - An Illuminating Experience!

12:00 PM
Beautifully lit paths throughout the grounds will reveal stunning custom light displays, handmade bamboo ornaments, virtual-reality stops, “selfie” photo opportunities, and all the beauty that Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum have to offer. …

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