42nd Annual Bowen’s Wharf Tree Lighting and Open House, America’s Cup Ave., 4:30p.m. Frosty The Snowman and caroling. City Official lights the tree, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by boat (weather permitting) at 5:45p.m. Live Music. Free. 849-2120. www.bowenswharf.com
Breakfast with Santa Enjoy breakfast, visit with Santa and make a holiday craft. Proceeds to benefit Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation. 9am – 11am. RILF Members $10 Adults/$5 Children under 12. Non-members $15 Adults/$8 Children under 12. Reservations required.
Santa’s Workshop, noon-3p.m., Easton’s Beach Carousel & Rotunda. Fun afternoon for families. $5 per child includes a goody bag and 1 ride on the carousel, 1 ride on the mini-train, and crafts. Tickets are purchased at the door, no advanced sales. 845-5800.
Visit with Santa Claus at The Breakers, noon – 3 p.m., 44 Ochre Point Ave. Santa will visit with children and hear their Christmas wish list. Refreshments will be served. Regular daytime admission. For info 847-1000. www.newportmansions.org.
32nd Annual Newport Yachting Center Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Newport Skating Center,5:30 p.m., America's Cup Ave. Music, refreshments, Santa and Mrs. Claus and other surprises. Free admission. Public ice skating is available after the festivities for $7 adult and $5 per child (11 and under). 846-3018. www.skatenewport.com for more details.
Holiday Open House, Reading of The Night Before Christmas and a visit from Santa Claus, International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, 194 Bellevue Ave., Open house 9:30-5p.m. with 2:30 visit from Santa with photos, and a reading of The Night Before Christmas. Admission is free with donation of non-perishable food item for charity. 849-3990. firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit with Santa Claus at Marble House, noon – 3 p.m., Bellevue Ave. The jolly old elf will visit with children and hear their Christmas wish list. Refreshments. Regular daytime admission. For info 847-1000. www.newportmansions.org.
Visit with Santa Claus at The Elms, noon – 3 p.m., Bellevue Ave. The jolly old elf will visit with children and hear their Christmas wish list. Refreshments. Regular daytime admission. For info 847-1000. www.newportmansions.org.
Hoppy Holidays Celebrate the holidays with the crew at Newport Storm. Stop by the between 12-5. The brewery will be featuring our Thomas Tew Cider and a variety of brews. In addition guests will be treated to the sounds of the season with The Very Merry Dickens Carolers while kids get the chance to visit with Santa. Tickets will be available at the door; Adults are $10 and children are free.
The Polar Express™, The Polar Express™ comes to life aboard the Newport Dinner Train. Share the magic as the Conductor reads the tale of a young boy's unforgettable journey to the North Pole and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and cookies baked by our elves. And, Santa has a special gift for every child who truly believes. The train departs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4pm and 6:30pm. $32.95 Adult and $24.95. Children. Reserve early!
November 17, 2012 - November 18, 2012
November 23, 2012 - November 25, 2012
November 30, 2012 - December 2, 2012
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December 14, 2012 - December 16, 2012
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