Rhode Island Press Releases


 

Rhode Island, North Kingstown, Event Date: June 12 to 13, 2015

Summertime Family Fun at the St. Francis de Sales Parish Festival, North Kingstown, RI

The St. Francis de Sales Parish Festival will take place on Friday, June 12th from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, on Saturday, June 13th from 12:00 to 10:00 pm, and on Sunday, June 14th from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. at the St. Francis de Sales Parish, 381 School Street, North Kingstown, RI. This free event will feature twelve amusement rides with games for kids of all ages and live entertainment on a stage under the big top tent. The Tom Lanigan Band and False Positive will play on Friday night ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Newport, Event Date: March 26 - November 8, 2015

Fired & Inspired Ceramics Exhibit to Open at Doris Duke’s Rough Point, Newport, RI Ceramic pieces appear in almost every house. Plates, mugs, candlesticks, and other items of everyday use are made from earthenware, stoneware, or porcelain. The 2015 Newport Restoration Foundation’s exhibit Fired & Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point puts a spotlight on the diverse ceramics displayed in Doris Duke’s Newport home, now a house museum, and presents newly commissioned clay works by six contemporary artists. The Fired & Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point exhibit displays a wide variety of ceramics ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Providence, Event Date: April 10 - 12, 2015 

Rhode Island RV & Camping Show & Sale Brings the Latest Products in the RV Industry to Northeast

RV and outdoor enthusiasts across America continue to choose the open road as one of their favorite options for leisure travel and vacations. With gas prices declining, more people are turning to RVing for their next getaway. For individuals, couples and families looking for the best deal on a new or pre-owned RV, the Rhode Island RV & Camping Show & Sale is a must attend event. The show opens Friday, April 10, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence (1 Sabin Street). Attendees have ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Newport, Event Date: December 6, 13, 20 and 27

An Authentic Newport, RI Mansion in Winter - UnDecked Halls at Rough Point

UnDecked Halls offers a 45 minute tour through the first floor of the Rough Point, the Newport home of Doris Duke. The tour focuses on the winter holiday and caretaking traditions that took place while Miss Duke celebrated the holidays at Shangri La, her Honolulu estate. From the cleaning of each individual crystal on the nine first floor chandeliers to the buffing and waxing ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Wakefield, Event Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014

Monsignor Clarke School Holiday Shopping Christmas Festival, December 7th

The Monsignor Clarke School Holiday Shopping Christmas Festival will be held on December 7th, 9am-3pm, in Wakefield, RI (5074 Tower Hill Rd.). Over seventy vendors and artists will be on hand offering many different gifts to buy. There will be over $3,000 in raffle prizes: two power hour raffles, hourly raffles and gift baskets. Sneak peek at some of the raffle prizes: four Flex Tix to Providence Bruins game, two night stay at Residence Inn Marriott Newport ...

 


 

Rhode Island, Newport, Event Date: Gospel Brunch July 20; Jazz After Dark July 31

The Newport Restoration Foundation Hosts Gospel & Jazz Programs at Doris Duke's Newport Home

Doris Duke – heiress, philanthropist, art collector and patron of the arts – was a lifelong supporter and student of music. She had a particular passion for jazz and gospel and she explored both genres in depth. So deep was her love of jazz she found the Clover Records label and was known to host jam sessions in her homes. Miss Duke also sang in the gospel choir at the First Baptist Church in Nutley, New Jersey.   The Newport Restoration Foundation, which was founded by Doris Duke in 1968 ...


 

Barclay Butera, Interior Designer of Today Show and HGTV Fame, Celebrity Guest at Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour, April 27th

Newport, Rhode Island (April 10, 2014) - Interior designer and author Barclay Butera will visit Newport as honored guest of St. Michael's Country Day School's 14th Newport House Tour on April 27, signing copies of his latest book, Barclay Butera: Getaways and Retreats from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the newly renovated Paradise Farmhouse at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown. The book signing and reception, complete with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, is included in the House Tour ticket, which this year includes seven architecturally distinguished residences by luminaries of  ...

 

The Art of Fashion - Doris Duke's sense of style on display in the 2014 Rough Point annual exhibit, Newport, RI

Newport, Rhode Island (March 19, 2014) - With a great eye for classic cut and design and a bold attitude toward fashion, Doris Duke was a designer’s ideal client. Miss Duke - heiress, philanthropist and art collector - carefully created a fashion collection comprised of both couture and off-the-rack items from a variety of designers. During No Rules: The Personal Style of Doris Duke, the annual exhibit at Rough Point, Miss Duke’s Newport home, visitors are invited to explore a portion of Miss Duke’s clothing collection ranging from the understated to the show-stopping.   Doris Duke had an ...

 

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas in Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island (December 10, 2013) - Newport is decked out in holiday finery with white lights illuminating homes, shops and the bustling wharves, while innkeepers and restaurateurs have hung the stockings by the chimney with care.   The 43rd annual Christmas in Newport, a month-long celebration honoring the non-commercial traditions of the season, is in full swing. Polar Express train rides, historic and home tours, concerts, craft fairs and culinary events, most benefiting local non-profit organizations and charities, are just a few of the activities planned. This much-loved holiday tradition promises to captivate both the young and young at ...

 

Fête the Fall Harvest in Newport, Rhode Island: Food & Wine, Fairs and Festivals

Newport, Rhode Island (August 19, 2013) – As the summer sun starts to give way to crisp, saltwater breezes and the tree tops are painted in vivid hues of crimson red, brilliant yellow and burnt orange, Newport, Rhode Island enters into what many consider its most majestic season. While Mother Nature shows off, enjoy awe-inspiring architecture, rich history, enchanting wineries, coastal charm, miles of trails, farm to fork dining and fine boutique shopping—it’s all here in the City-by-the-Sea. Some of the upcoming world-class events include:  The 43rd ...

 

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Blackstone River Theatre features five stages at Summer Solstice Festival, Cumberland, Rhode Island

Cumberland, Rhode Island, May 1, 2013 - Blackstone River Theatre will present its 3rd annual Blackstone River Theatre Summer Solstice Festival at Diamond Hill Park, Rte. 114, Cumberland, Rhode Island, on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The Festival runs 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rain date is June 23. Five stages will focus on Celtic and world music, dance and culture. There will also be craft and food vendors.   The 2013 festival sees three music stages plus stages dedicated to Irish dance traditions and children's entertainment, all running continuously throughout the  ...

 

Great Chowder Cook-Off is Recipe For Fun, June 1, Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island, April 10, 2013 - It's that time of year again for the 32nd Annual Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off, to take place on Saturday, June 1st at the Newport Yachting Center in historic downtown Newport, Rhode Island.   The largest and longest running chowder championships in the country, the event features all-you-can-eat "chowda" from the country's best chefs who serve unlimited samples of their sumptuous creations to the thousands of chowder loving festival attendees who also act as judges ...