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Monday, February 17

❅ 9am-10am: Pinecone Bird Feeders

The Wharf Southern Kitchen, 37 Bowen's Wharf

Make your own Pinecone Bird Feeders $2/ $1 w/bracelet

8am-11am: Psychic Tarot Readings with Maribeth McNair, the Happy Medium

Newport Marriott's Intrepid Room by the Lobby , 25 America's Cup Ave, Newport.

Find out how to make the most of your life in 2020!  Maribeth McNair (The Happy Medium) and her psychic friends will provide tarot readings by appointment or walk-in. These popular sessions are $25 for 15 minutes or discounted fee of $22 with bracelet. Text 401-323-0530 or email maribeth@tarotcare.com to schedule your appointment to secure a spot.  

❅ 10am & 11am: Save the Bay Seal Tours (1hr)

Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport.

Join Save The Bay aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360º views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Book at: http://bit.ly/WinterFestSealTour

Regular Cost: $22 (Adult) / $17 (Child), Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $20 (Adult) / $15 (Child)

❅ 10am-12pm: Bwana the Iguana the Reptile Guy!

The Viking Hotel, One Bellevue, Newport 

Join us for show and tell with Bwana the Iguana the Reptile Guy! Free Admission!

10am, 12pm, & 2pm: Beautiful Beach Trail Rides

Newport Equestrian Academy, 287 Third Beach Rd.

We offer beautiful beach trail rides, A Scenic ride with a castle and breathtaking Coastal views. It looks just like you're in Ireland! Pricing: $125/ $100 with a bracelet for a 2-hour ride per person. 1.5 hour is $100/ $80 with bracelet. By reservation only 401-837-4188

❅ 10am-4pm: Exploration Center and Aquarium

Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., Newport, R.I. 02840

Discover the world beneath the waves of Narragansett Bay! Our interactive marine science center is home to more than 40 local species, as well as three touch tanks and dozens of exhibits to get you up close and personal with little skates, dogfish sharks, urchins, crabs and lobsters, seahorses, turtles, and so much more. Regular Cost: $8, Cost for Bracelet Wearers: $6

Learn more at: https://www.savebay.org/aquarium

❅ 10am-4pm: DIY T-Shirt Artwork at Bite Me Live Bait Co.

337 Thames St. Newport

Create artwork onto our white t-shirts. $15/$12 w/bracelet

❅ 10:30am: Winterfest Storytime in The Breakers Stable

Breakers Stables, 53 Coggeshall Ave

Children can listen to classic stories, such as Jan Brett's "The Mitten," participate in interesting craft projects, and explore The Stable. This is free to everyone, but space is limited so advance registration is necessary.  Register Here. Children must be accompanied by an adult

❅ 10:30am-5pm: Make Your Own Soap at Newport Sea Foam

Newport Sea Foam Trading Co 415 Thames Street. 

This activity is great for all ages. Get Crafty! Create your own soap bar with a unique scent and color!! Take it home to enjoy it right away! $10/$8 w/bracelet. 401.743.7685.

11am: Newport’s British Occupation Walking Tour

The Museum of Newport History & Shop at Brick Market, 127 Thames Street.

In 1777 as the Revolutionary War officially began, 7,000 British and Hessian soldiers invaded Newport creating an occupation that lasted for nearly 3 years. Join an expert tour guide wearing an authentic 18th century British military uniform and explore the sites and stories of the soldiers and citizens affected during this time. Tour costs $15 per person, $10 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $5 for children ages 5-12; with the Winter Festival button: $12 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12.

❅ 11am-2pm: Discover Newport Activities

23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Stop by Discover Newport for Free Popcorn from the Popcorn Lady, a Free Bounce House and food available from Wally's Hotdog Cart

❅ 11am- 4pm: Make your own Perfume!

Newport Aromatherapy, 182 Thames Street

Make your own Perfume! Learn to create aromatherapy perfume blends with healer and chemist, Cynthia LaBonte. $12/ $10 w/ bracelet. 401.846.1101. All ages activity! Great for Boys and Girls!

❅ 12pm: Robert Clarke Juggler and Comedian

Gurney's Newport, 1 Goat Island

Superb, sophisticated and stylish!  Boston Magician​ & Juggler Robert Clarke will entertain, mystify and keep you wanting more. Providing total variety magic shows in Boston and beyond that includes awesome magic, cool juggling skills, hilarious comedy routines and tons of audience interaction.  This show is non-stop, high energy and crowd pleasing.  A show for all ages young and old and not to be missed. Tickets will be sold at the door: $7/ $3 with bracelet 

❅ 12pm & 2pm: Fort Adams Guided Tours

Historic Fort Adams, Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI

Visit Historic Fort Adams, America’s most complex coastal fortification. Guided tours take you to the top of the Forts ramparts for a spectacular view of Newport Harbor, then deep beneath the walls into the underground listening tunnels.

Adults: $15, $3 off with bracelet. Youth (6-17): $8, $3 off with bracelet. 5 & Under: FREE

Tours and Tour Routes are weather dependent. Visit www.fortadams.org for more information or call 401-841-0707

❅ 2pm: Mad Science Show

Gurney's Newport, 1 Goat Island

Children will be dazzled and "edutained" as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Our spectacular shows thrill audiences of children and adults alike with impressive science experiments. Watch things Bubble, Explode, Shatter, and take on a life of their own… It’s not magic it’s SCIENCE! Tickets will be sold at the door: $7/ $3 with bracelet 

6pm-8pm: Newport's History of Cocktails Bartending Event/Class

The Mariner Gallery, 267 Spring Street

$75 or $55 with Winter Festival Bracelet. Email john@marinergallery.com for tickets.

7pm-9pm: Barrel Tasting (Whiskey & Rum Session)

Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co. 293 JT Connell Hwy, Newport

$30 pre-sale and at the door, $10 off with bracelet. 21 + Only.

If you have a WinterFest Bracelet, please call us at 401.849.5232 to process your ticket purchases.

Ticket valid for one tasting. Buy Tickets 

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