2014-06-26 / Mainsheet

Save The Date

“Underway!” the fundraising gala for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will be held July 5 at the Newport Shipyard. Throughout the evening, guests can tour the ship which will be dockside. For tickets, call 401-841-0080.

On July 11, Island Moving Co. again presents a Nuit Blanche, an evening evoking Paris’ legendary all-night arts festival. For more information, call 401-847-4470.

The IYRS campus is the site of the International Yacht Restoration School’s annual summer gala on July 12. For more information, visit iyrs.edu/gala.

The Redwood Gala “One Summer Evening in Newport” on July 12 will feature music by Livingston Taylor. For more information, call 401-847-0292 or visit redwoodlibrary.org.

The fifth annual summer benefit for newportFILM will be held July 18 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Following the cocktail reception a documentary film will be screened at sunset on the grass courts. For tickets, visit newportfilm.com.

A Taiko Drum presentation will highlight the annual black-tie Black Ships Gala slated for July 18 at Marble House. For more information, visit blackshipsfestival.com.

In celebration of the John N. A. Griswold House sesquicentennial ((1864-2014), the summer gala for the Newport Art Museum, “Night at the Museum: A Beaux Arts Ball” will be held July 19. For tickets, call 401-619-7990 or visit newportartmuseum.org.

“Fifty Objects That Changed Rhode Island” will be on exhibit at the Newport Antiques Show to benefit both the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Club. The gala preview party will be held Thursday, July 24, followed by the show July 25-27.

The Newport Polo Club will host its charity benefit, the Safari Ball at Rosecliff on Aug. 1, nptpolo.com.

Le Bal Francais, the annual black-tie fundraiser for the Preservation Society of Newport County, will be Aug. 9 at Marble House. For event information, call 401-847-1000 x 140 or visit newportmansions.org.

New this year is a yacht hop on Aug. 14 followed by a dinner –dance party on Aug. 15 at Rosecliff. The two-evening event dubbed “Newport Nights” will benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

The ever-popular lobster dinner “Rock the Docks” to benefit Seamen’s Church Institute is Aug. 24. For more information, visit seamensnewport.org.

For fall, considered the best season of all in Newport, mark Sept. 20 on your calendar for the Fort Adams Trust fundraiser. fortadams.org.

The honoree of the 2014 Sail Newport Gala is Dr. Robin Wallace. To reserve tickets for the Sept. 20 event visit sailnewport.com.

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