9am-1pm: Psychic Tarot Readings with Maribeth McNair, the Happy Medium
Newport Marriott, 25 America's Cup Ave, Newport.
Maribeth is the author of Tarot Talk, the popular advice column published in the Newport Mercury. Curious about what 2019 holds for you? $25 for 15 minutes or $22 w/bracelet. Appointments encouraged, walk-ins welcome! Text 401.323.0530 to schedule an appointment. Visit tarotcare.com
❅ 9:30am-4:30pm: Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium Open daily for Winter Festival
Exploration Center & Aquarium, Easton's Beach, 175 Memorial Boulevard.
Our interactive marine science learning center houses more than 30 exhibits and hundreds of creatures that call Narragansett Bay home. Cost: $8 general admission /$7 with Winterfest bracelet; seniors and military ID $7, Save The Bay family members and children under 3 are FREE! 401-324-6020. For Full details visit the Retail/Admission Discount Page, under Bracelet Discounts.
Helicopter and vineyard packages include a helicopter tour, tasting and logo wine glass starting at $170 per couple. Upgrade to our Island Helicopter Tour plus the Vineyard Tour and Tasting for $240 per couple or our Lighthouse Helicopter Tour and Vineyard for $320. Fly over the vineyards and all of Newport in our "heated" helicopter. $10 off any tour w/bracelet or receive a free inflight video. Call 401.843.8687 to book. For more info go to http://www.newporthelicoptertours.com/
❅ 10am-6pm: Design Your own Tervis Tumbler
192 Thames St, Newport
Kids Design their own tumbler and receive 20% off that tumbler. 15% off total Purchase/ Buy 4 full price save $10.
11am: Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour
The Museum of Newport History & Shop at Brick Market, 127 Thames Street.
See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished. Find out why this colony was known as“Rogue’s Island.” Tour begins at The Museum of Newport History & Shop at Brick Market, 127 Thames Street. $15 a person/ $12 w/ bracelet/$10 with bracelet for repeat tour guests. Weather permitting; space is limited. (401) 841-8770. www.NewportHistoryTour.org
❅ 11am-2pm: Fun at the Newport Visitor's Center
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI
Bound House, Coloring Station, and Popcorn- Free Event
❅ 11am-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! $11/$9 w/bracelet. 401.743.7685.
❅ 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
12pm-5pm: Newport Vineyards Wine Tastings
Newport Vineyards, 909 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI
Come in from the cold and warm up with a wine tasting of our estate grown wines. Public Tours daily at 1pm & 3pm. Make a day out of it and grab lunch (or a beer!) at our Taproot Brewing Company.
$15 wine tasting, includes souvenir logo wine glass, $2 OFF with Winter Festival Bracelet
❅ 12pm- 5pm: Make your own Perfume!
Newport Aromatherapy, 109 Bellevue Ave, Newport.
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!
❅ 1pm Pony Rides with Newport Equestrian Academy
$5/ $2 with the bracelet.
287 Third Beach Road Middletown.
❅ 2pm & 3pm: Save the Bay Seal Tours
Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport.
Join Save The Bay aboard one of our education vessels for a one-hour cruise through Newport Harbor into Narragansett Bay for 360° views of Rhode Island’s State Marine Mammal in their natural habitat! Harbor Seals migrate from the north into Narragansett Bay every winter to feed, delighting locals and tourists year after year. Join our tours and see them resting on rocks in their happy banana pose or bottling in the water, all from the perfect vantage point on our marine vessels. Boats are partially enclosed, but the Bay can be quite chilly, so dress warmly. In order to keep our boats as comfortable as possible for all guests, advanced registration is requested at savebay.org/seals. Daily departures from Bowen's Ferry Landing on Market Square. 401-272-3540
One Hour Seal watch cruises- Feb. 16 & 17 (10 a.m. & 11 p.m.), Feb. 18, 19 & 20 (11a.m. & noon), Feb. 21 (11 a.m., noon & 1 p.m.), Feb. 22 (noon, 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.), Feb. 23 (1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.) and Feb. 24 (2 p.m. & 3 p.m.) Cost: $22 Adult, $17 Seniors & Kids 3-12, and Save the Bay Members, Kids under 3 are Free. $2 off ticket price with your Bracelet. For info and registration: savebay.org/seals
❅ 3pm: Beach Polo presented by the Newport International Polo Series
Second Beach, Middletown RI
Winter Festival Beach Polo presented by the Newport International Polo Series. People of all ages enjoy the spectacle of horsemanship and breath-taking views of Aquidneck Island's renown Beaches when the ponies and players put on a polo match on the sand. The event is a low-impact, eco friendly exhibition that is part of the fun during Newport Winter Festival. FREE! www.nptpolo.com (Note: No Alcohol Permitted on the Beach)
4pm-5pm: Choral Evensong & Benediction for the Newport Winter Festival
The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist, 61 Washington St., Newport
The Professional Choristers of The Choir School of Newport County and the St. John's Adult Choir sing festive music of Epiphanytide for a winter's afternoon, including the joyous, dance-like anthem, "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day," by Jeremy Filsell. Family-friendly; all are welcome. Free; donations accepted. Parking available in our lot opposite 25 Willow St. 401-848-2561 or email@example.com.
4pm-8pm: Fire & Ice
Hotel Viking, One Bellevue Avenue, Newport.
Hotel Viking’s Patio will feature and Ice Bar + Fire Pits. Enjoy crafter beer and invigorating cocktails by Keel Vodka crafted by our mixologists. Cash Bar. 401.848.4815