Newport RI Events

January 2010

Even in frigid January, there are still plenty of Newport RI events going on. You can go for a swim with the Polar Bears, check out the beautifully decorated Newport mansions and sip champagne at the Newport Art Museum, just to name a few.

Easton's Beach - Home of the New Year's Day Polar Bear Plunge

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Polar Bear Plunge

Date: New Year's Day
Location: Easton's Beach
Address: Memorial Boulevard
Time: Noon

Feeling brave, a little crazy, or still drunk from New Year's Eve? If so, you might want to go for this yearly dip in the frigid Atlantic Ocean!

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This is a great event to watch or take part in. It is for a great cause, benefiting A Wish Come True. There is an after party right next door at the Atlantic Beach Club. All proceeds benefit the cause, so come bundled up and feeling generous!


Holiday Tabletops Exhibit

Date: Jan 1-3
Location: Newport Art Museum
Address: 76 Bellevue Avenue

Stop by the Museum's Griswold House and check out various "Holiday Tables" to get some great ideas for your tabletops at home.

Newport Art Museum

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Christmas at the Newport Mansions

Date: Jan 1-3
Location: The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House

3 of the best Newport mansions are still decorated for your holiday enjoyment, but only until January 3, so don't miss out on these amazing daily tours!

The Elms

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Champagne Tasting

Date: Jan 4
Location: Newport Art Museum
Address: 76 Bellevue Avenue

This great event allows you to enjoy fine wine and champagne while strolling around the Newport Art Museum.

Contributors to the event include: Bellevue Wine and Spirits, Hotel Viking, Kilwin's Chocolate (yum!) and Glorious Affairs and Plantation Catering companies.


Wharton Cup - Court Tennis

Date: Jan 21-24
Location: International Tennis Hall of Fame
Address: 194 Bellevue Avenue

National handicap range event; 50-59.
Call (401) 849-6672 to enter.

International Tennis Hall of Fame

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