2014-07-17 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

July 17

Newport Music Festival Classical music in spectacular settings through July 27. For full schedule/ticketing call 401-849- 0700 or visit newportmusic.org.

Angela Moore Fashion Show & Champagne Brunch “Newport Forever” celebrates Newport’s 375th anniversary and the city’s nautical chic resort style, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., members $90, non-members $95, advance ticketing required, 401- 847-1000 x140 or newportmansions.org.

Read/Eat/Chat All are invited to discuss “The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance: How Brunelleschi and Ghiberti Changed the Art World” by Paul Robert Walker, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 12 p.m., members free, non-members $5, bring lunch, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Vernal Pond Workshop Children ages 7-12 will investigate the one-acre vernal pond at Ballard Park and learn about the animals that live there, 1-2:30 p.m., $7, rain date is the next day, registration required, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

King House Social Ice cream social and old fashioned field day, putt-putt golf, bocce, Edward King House, 35 King St., 1-3 p.m., $5, 401-846-7426.

Farm Fresh RI Hands-on workshop about the science of nutrition, ages 8-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., registration required, 401- 847-8720 x204.

Teen Mythbusters Do your own experiments to prove fact or fiction, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., snacks, 401- 847-8720 x206.

‘Russian Romance’ Newport Music Festival presents concert of Russian works, Ochre Court, Ochre Point Ave., 5 p.m., $32, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

‘If It’s Thursday, It Must Be Shakespeare’ Informal group meet weekly to give interpretive readings of Shakespeare’s works, Redwood

Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Teen Movie at Library Jamestown Philomenian Library hosts pizza and screens “Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” for tweens/ teens, 26 North Rd., 5 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Children’s Night The City of Newport’s Children’s Night with singer T-Bone, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., free, 401-845-5810.

Sundown Thursdays Free concert series at Fort Adams, 6 p.m., We Own Land and Friends perform, fortadams.org.

Beach Idol Contest Kids’ version of “American Idol” following the Children’s Night performance at Easton’s Beach, participants under age 15 register at the Easton’s Beach Snack Bar at 6:30 p.m., singers bring music on iPod, more information call 855-1910.

Pops Concert Free outdoor concert by the American Band, Glen Manor House grounds, 3 Frank Coelho Dr., Portsmouth, 6:30 p.m., bring chairs, picnic, glenmanorhouse.com.

Music at Ballard Park Free concert by The Moldy Suitcases in the Ballard Park quarry meadow, 7-8:30 p.m., family-friendly, bring lawn chairs, picnic, free, 401- 619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival The Island Moving Co. hosts dance companies from around the country at Great Friends Meeting House, 30 Marlborough St., performances 7:30 p.m., 401-847-4470, islandmovingco.org.

Après Concert Sky Gazing Great viewing of the summer Milky Way and Saturn and its moons and rings after the concert, Ballard Park quarry meadow, 9-10:30 p.m., telescopes set up, $5, $15 group, ballardpark.org.

Friday

July 18

Newport Black Ships Festival A citywide celebration of friendship between Newport and Japan with a variety of events emphasizing Japanese art and culture, opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m., Touro Park, Bellevue Ave., blackshipsfestival.com.

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

The Science of Baseball Hear stories and visit with players from the Newport Gulls, for families with children ages 6+, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m., drop in, 401-847-8720 x204.

Rough Point Tours Guided tours of Doris Duke’s Newport home, includes the “No Rules: The Personal Style of Doris Duke” exhibit, 680 Bellevue Ave., tours run Tuesday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., newportrestoration.org.

‘Schumanniad’ Newport Music Festival presents concert of masterful music by Robert Alexander Schumann, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., $35, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Whitehorne Museum The Samuel Whitehorne House is home to some of the best examples of 18th-century Newport and Rhode Island furniture, 416 Thames St., tours run Thursday- Monday, guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., self-guided 11 a.m.-3 p.m., newportrestoration.org.

NMAI National Museum of American Illustration open for self-guided tours, 492 Bellevue Ave., Thursday- Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., americanillustration.org.

Arts and Nature Kids create nature based arts and crafts, Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., drop in, free, 401-847-5511 x203.

King House Picnic Old fashioned summer picnic at the Edward King House Senior Center, 35 King St., 12 p.m., entertainment, $25, 401-846-7426.

Birding 101 Bird watching basics, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6 p.m., members $6, non-members $8, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Newport Gulls Newport’s collegiate league team plays the Danbury Westerners, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Newport Music Series Barenaked Ladies in concert, Newport Yachting Center, America’s Cup Ave., 7 p.m., newportwaterfrontevents.com.

Shakespeare at Vineyard Rhode Island Shakespeare Co. presents “The Tempest,” 909 East Main Rd., Middletown, 7 p.m., bring chairs, no BYOB, $20 at gate, $17 advance, reserve at 401-848- 5161 or info@newportvineyards.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

NewportFILM Outdoors Screening of “Alive Inside,” International Tennis Hall of Fame grass courts, 194 Bellevue Ave., 8:15 p.m., $5, newportfilm.com.

Tchaikovsky Gold Medalist in Concert Tchaikovsky gold medalist cellist Sergey Antonov and acclaimed pianist Bernadene Blaha perform Hungarian Rhapsody (David Popper), Sonata in B-flat Major (Erno Dohnanyi), and Sonata in G Major (Rachmaninoff ), The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave., 9 p.m., 401-849- 0700, newportmusic.org.

Fort Adams Summer Ghost Hunt Investigate the fort with paranormal investigators, 10 p.m.-midnight, limited space, tickets at fortadams.org.

Saturday

July 19

Newport Black Ships Festival A citywide celebration of friendship between Newport and Japan with a variety of events emphasizing Japanese art and culture, full schedule at blackshipsfestival.com.

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Save The Bay Swim 38th annual fundraising swim, Naval Station Newport to Potter’s Cove, Jamestown, 5-6:30 a.m. check in, 7 a.m. start, savebay.org.

Growers’ Market Aquidneck Growers’ Market, local produce and products, 909 East

Main Rd. (Newport Vineyards), Middletown, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

4-H Fair Eastern RI 4-H Country Fair, Glen Park, Glen Rd, Portsmouth, $2, family activities 9 a.m.-5 p.m., eri- 4hfair.webs.com.

Friends Book Sale Friends of the Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Watercolor Workshop at Watson Farm Artist Natalie Pfanstiehl presents full-day watercolor workshop, 455 North Rd., Jamestown, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., bring materials and lunch, rain date July 20, all levels of experience welcome, members $25, non-members $40, registration required, 401-423-0005, historicnewengland.org.

Redwood Book Club Meet to discuss “One Summer, 1927,” by Bill Bryson, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m., all welcome, 401- 847-9282, redwoodlibrary.org.

French in Newport Walking Tour Explore the heart of 18th-century Newport and learn about the period when roughly 12,000 French soldiers and sailors lived here during the American Revolution, departs from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m., space extremely limited, advance ticketing required, $15, NHS members $10, 401-841-8770.

‘The LEGO Movie’ Matinee Movie fun for ages 4+, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 11 a.m., drop in, 401-846-1573.

Long Wharf Concerts The Shops at Long Wharf summer series with Taiko drummers and Japanese arts, Long Wharf Mall, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., 1-5 p.m., free.

Wild for Wildlife Come explore the world around you in brand new ways, Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 1:30-3:30 p.m., family-friendly program, free, 401-847-5511 x203.

Polo USA vs. Italy, Glen Farm, East Main Rd., Portsmouth, 5 p.m., 401-847- 7090, nptpolo.com.

Bake on the Beach Norman Bird Sanctuary’s traditional clambake, activities for kids, steel band, Third Beach Education Center, Third Beach Rd., Middletown, 5 p.m., tickets 401-846-2577 or normanbirdsanctuary.org.

‘Night at the Museum: A Beaux Arts Ball’ Newport Art Museum’s summer gala and after party, 76 Bellevue Ave., dinner, dancing and silent auction begin at 6 p.m., after party at 9 p.m., for gala tickets call 401- 619-7990, after party tickets available at newportartmuseum.org.

Family Night at Y Bring a blanket and some comfy sneakers for free outdoor fun at the YMCA, 792 Valley Rd., Middletown, 6:30 p.m. bounce house, rock wall, activities, movie “Rio 2” screens at dusk, concessions available.

Shakespeare at Vineyard 7 p.m. See Friday, July 18.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

Improv Comedy Interactive comedy with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 and 10 p.m., 401- 849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Free Comedy at Grand Comedy hypnotist Bruce James, Newport Grand, 150 Adm. Kalbfus Rd., 9 p.m., 18+, free, 401-849- 5100, newportgrand.com.

‘Opera Night’ Newport Music Festival presents a “feast for fanatics,” The Breakers, Ochre Point Ave., 9 p.m., $45, 401- 849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Sunday

July 20

Newport Black Ships Festival See Saturday, July 19.

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Bird Walk Jay Manning leads guided bird walk at the Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, 8 a.m., no registration necessary, bring binoculars, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

4-H Fair Eastern RI 4-H Country Fair, Glen Park, Glen Rd, Portsmouth, $2, family activities, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., eri- 4hfair.webs.com.

Mysteries of the Exploration Center Learn about the creatures at the Save The Bay Exploration Center, 175 Memorial Blvd., 9 a.m., $10, pre-registration is required online at savebay.org/mysteries, 401-324- 6020.

Fort Adams Tours Guided tours of the nation’s largest coastal fortification, daily tours depart hourly 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., weather dependent, 401-619- 1511, fortadams.org.

Gardening Help URI Master Gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions at Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Rd., Middletown, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., free, newportrestoration.org.

Gospel Style Brunch Southern style brunch, followed by a 70-member gospel choir concert, Rough Point 680 Bellevue Ave., brunch 1-3 p.m., concert 3 p.m., concert and brunch $55, concert only $25, rain or shine, seats provided for brunch ticket holders only, concert guests bring chairs or blankets tickets at 401-846-4152 or newportrestoration.org.

Guided Nature Walks Family-friendly guided walks at Sachuest Point, meet at Visitors Center, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 1:30-3:30 p.m., free, 401-847- 5511 x203.

‘Sea Pictures’ Newport Music Festival presents a musical tribute to Newport’s 375th anniversary, The Elms Tent, 367 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., $25, 401-849- 0700, newportmusic.org.

Boyd’s Windmill and Schoolhouse Museums Middletown Historical Society opens historic Boyd’s Windmill and Paradise School, Paradise and Prospect avenues, and Witherbee School, corner of Valley Road and Green End Ave., for touring, 2-4 p.m., free, middletownhistory.org.

NIMFest Concert Newport Independent Music Festival summer concert series with Billy Goode’s Reunion Band playing

classic hits, Pier Jump opening, King Park, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., bring lawn chairs, free.

‘Screen and Discuss’ Series Redwood Library shows Academy Award-winning documentary “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” 50 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m., members $5, non-members $10, reserve at 401-847-0292 x112.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

Monday

July 21

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Rose Island Lighthouse Tours Tour the lighthouse museum and grounds, daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Rose Island access through Jamestown Newport ferry, 401-847- 4242, roseisland.org.

Discover Colonial Walking Tour Hear stories of revolution, ruin and struggles for religious liberty as you stroll through 18th-century Newport, departs from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 10 a.m., weather permitting, $15, reserve at 401- 841-8770.

Rogues & Scoundrels Tour See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished in “Rogue’s Island,” departs from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 10:30 a.m., $15, reservations suggested, 401-841-8770.

Historic Site Tours Tours of the Colony House, Great Friends Meeting House, and Wanton Lyman-Hazard House depart from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., call to reserve, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorical.org.

Jamestown Farmers Market Local farmers, artists and food trucks, Fort Getty Pavilion, Jamestown, 4-7 p.m.

‘Romantic Night’ Newport Music Festival presents Italian violinist Grazia Raimondi playing music by Romantic masters, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 8 p.m., $37 and $42, 401-849- 0700, newportmusic.org.

Tuesday

July 22

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour Discover the transformation of the city and its people from Newport’s colonial Golden Age to the Gilded

Age summer colony, departs from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 10 a.m., $15, weather permitting, reserve at 401-841-8770.

Fizz, Boom, Read Science Lab Science and fun for ages 3-6, “Color Chaos,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 10:30 a.m., registration required, 401-846-1573.

The Great Baldini Magic show at Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., drop in, 401-847-8720 x204.

Pre-K Story Time Story time for preschoolers at the Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m., public welcome, free, drop in, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Road to Independence Walking Tour Learn about riots and rebellion as you stroll through the heart of colonial Newport, departs from Museum of Newport History, Brick Market, 127 Thames Street, 10:30 a.m., $15, 401-841-8770.

Jamestown Tuesday Book Group Discuss “Life After Life,” by Kate Atkinson, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., 1 p.m., all welcome, 401-423-7280.

‘Get Cooking with Chemistry’ Kids ages 7-9 enjoy the chemistry of cooking with Dr. Susan Meschwitz of Salve Regina University, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., registration required, 401-847-8720 x204.

Dinner and Concert Series Sweet Berry Farm presents 6-DIGGIT playing music from the last 50 years, 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, 6 p.m., dinner available (call to reserve), 401-847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com.

Yoga on the Beach Third Beach, Middletown, 6 p.m., weather permitting, $10, bring a bed sheet or large beach blanket, 860-965-9995.

Beach Concert The City of Newport’s Family Night with tribute band Chicago Total Access, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., free, 401-845- 5810.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

‘Midnight Virtuosity’ Newport Music Festival presents Romanian violinist Eugen Tzikindelean playing music by Belgian virtuoso EugèneYsaÿe, St. John the Evangelist Church, Washington and Willow streets, 11 p.m., $20, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Wednesday

July 23

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Toe Jam Band The Toe Jam Puppet Band performs for children of all ages, Ballard Park quarry meadow, Hazard Road, 10 a.m., bring lawn chairs, picnic, free, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Weird Science Wednesdays Science fun for ages 3+ with adult, “Magic Colors” science jokes, experiments, crafts, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 10:30 a.m., drop in, 401-846-1573.

Stones & Souls Walking Tour Explore the Common Burying Ground, view the remarkable gravestones that make this cemetery a work of art and learn about select colonial-era and 19th-century residents who helped shape Newport history, departs from Museum of Newport History, Brick Market, 127 Thames Street, 10:30 a.m., $15, 401-841-8770.

Growers’ Market Aquidneck Growers’ Market, local produce and products, Memorial Blvd. from Bellevue Ave. to Chapel St., 2-6 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

‘Strauss Series 5’ Newport Music Festival presents works by Strauss, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 11 a.m., $25 and $30, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Writing Workshop Author Steven Krasner leads interactive writing workshop to inspire teens to craft their own stories, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., free, ages 13+, 401- 847-0292.

Hitchcock Series Free screening of “Notorious” (1946), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720 x208.

BridgeFest Music Musician Jim McGrath performs at Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. performance, $20, limited seating, reserve at 401-847-0295 x112.

Family Friendly Funnies Interactive improvisational comedy for the whole family with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 7 p.m., 401- 849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Concert in Ballard Park Chelley, Bill & Dyl perform at Ballard Park quarry meadow, Hazard Road, 7-8:30 p.m., family-friendly, bring lawn chairs, picnic, free, 401- 619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

Thursday

July 24

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

‘Seine and Discover’ Use seine nets to learn about marine life, family-friendly program, Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 10 a.m., free, 401-847-5511 x203.

Kids’ Music in the Park Christopher Carbone presents free family music program in Aquidneck Park, next to Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., drop in, 401-847-8720 x204, rain location is the library.

Exploration Workshop Children ages 7-12 will learn how to use a compass, tie knots and other outdoor safety skills in Ballard Park, 1-2:30 p.m., $7, rain date is the next day, registration required, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Teen Creative Writing Local author Kathryn Kulpa leads workshop with fun and creative exercises in different forms, with an emphasis on short stories

and flash fiction, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3 p.m., snacks, 401-847-8720 x206.

Make Your Own Video Game Jamestown Philomenian Library hosts workshop on making games with Scratch for tweens/teens, 26 North Rd., 5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Business After Hours Chamber of Commerce’s afterhours networking event, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 5-7 p.m., members $5, non-members $25, register at 401-847-1608.

Children’s Night The City of Newport’s Children’s Night with Davey the Clown, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., free, 401-845-5810.

Beach Idol Contest See July 17 for details.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

‘My Favorite Chopin’ Newport Music Festival presents Agustin Anievas in concert, The Breakers, Ochre Point Ave., 7 p.m., $20, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Friday

July 25

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Newport Antiques Show Shop for top antiques from the country’s leading dealers at this not-to-be-missed fundraiser for the Newport Historical Society and Boys & Girls Clubs, St. George’s School, Purgatory Rd., Middletown, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., a wide selection of important Americana antiques, paintings, furniture, folk art, jewelry, fine and decorative arts, newportantiquesshow.com.

Years in 50 Objects’ Lecture Rhode Island Historical Society Director of Collections Kirsten Hammerstrom will discuss how they selected 50 artifacts from the tens of thousands to exhibit at the Newport Antiques Show, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 11 a.m., show admission $15 per day or $20 for a three-day pass, 401-846-2669.

Arts and Nature Kids create nature based arts and crafts, Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., drop in, free, 401-847-5511 x203.

Newport Folk Festival Sold out. Fort Adams, gates open at 12 p.m., music begins at 12:15 p.m., newportfolk.org.

‘Fruits of our Labor’ Lecture Dr. C. Morgan Grefe, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Historical Society, will present “Fruits of our Labor: Industry, Immigration and Rhode Island’s Road to Riches,” Newport Antiques Show, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 1 p.m., show admission $15 per day or $20 for a three-day pass, 401-846-2669.

Newport Gulls Newport’s collegiate league team plays the Vermont Mountaineers, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Newport Concert Series The Machine performs Pink Floyd, Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, 7 p.m., newportwaterfrontevents.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

NewportFILM Focus Screening of “Heartworn Highways Revisited,” Casino Theater, 9 Freebody St., 7 p.m., cocktails, 8:15 p.m., film, $20, John McCauley of Deer Tick, Langhorne Slim, Andrew Combs, and director Wayne Price will be in attendance for a postfilm Q&A, newportfilm.com.

‘Ragtime Jazztime’ Newport Music Festival presents music by Brubeck, Joplin, Gershwin and more, The Breakers, Ochre Point Ave., 9 p.m., $45, 401-849- 0700, newportmusic.org.

Saturday

July 26

Newport Music Festival See Thursday, July 17.

Growers’ Market Aquidneck Growers’ Market, local produce and products, 909 East Main Rd. (Newport Vineyards), Middletown, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Friday, July 25.

Newport Folk Festival Sold out. Fort Adams, gates open at 10 a.m., music begins at 11 a.m., newportfolk.org.

‘Prizewinners Concert’ Newport Music Festival presents Ukrainian prize-winning artists, The Elms Tent, 367 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., $32, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Vintage Cars and Racing Lecture Nicholas Schorsch will discuss the development of the car museum that he and others are establishing in Newport and the history of racing on the island, Newport Antiques Show, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 11 a.m., show admission $15 per day or $20 for a three-day pass, 401-846-2669.

Teen Magic Magician Darren Yong performs for teens ages 13+, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 11 a.m., registration required, 401- 846-1573.

Wild for Wildlife Explore the world around you in brand new ways, Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown, 1:30-3:30 p.m., family-friendly program, free, 401- 847-5511 x203.

375th Lecture James Garman presents “Traveling Around Aquidneck Island (1890- 1930): Steamboats, Railroads, Ferries and Trolleys,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., newport375.com.

Polo Newport vs. Palm Beach, Glen Farm, East Main Rd., Portsmouth, 5 p.m., nptpolo.com.

Murder Mystery “Mobsters & Molls,” interactive murder mystery set in the Prohibition

Era, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., family friendly, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See Thursday, July 17.

NewportFILM Focus Screening of “The Ballad of Shovels and Rope,” Casino Theater, 9 Freebody St., 8:15 p.m., $15, producer Paul Bannister will be in attendance for a post-film Q&A, newportfilm.com.

Free Concert at Grand Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute by Vyntage Skynyrd, Newport Grand, 150 Adm. Kalbfus Rd., 9 p.m., 18+, free, 401-849-5100, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

July 27

Newport Music Festival Last day to enjoy classical music in spectacular settings, 401-849-0700 or newportmusic.org.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See Friday, July 25.

Newport Folk Festival Sold out. Fort Adams, gates open at 10 a.m., music begins at 10:20 a.m., newportfolk.org.

Boyd’s Windmill and Museum Historic Boyd’s Windmill, the only eight-vane windmill in the country, and Paradise School open for touring, Paradise and Prospect avenues, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., middletownhistory.org.

Sesquicentennial Lecture Newport Art Museum Curator Nancy Whipple Grinnell discusses “Art and Enterprise: Richard Morris Hunt’s Early Newport Friendships,” 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., free with museum admission, newportartmuseum.org.

NIMFest Concert Newport Independent Music Festival summer concert series with The Steamahs playing funky New Orleans music, pop/blues singer Leslie Grimes and guitarist Matt Bruneau opening, King Park, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., bring lawn chairs, free.

Closing Concert Newport Music Festival wraps up with a “Two Piano & Two Percussion Extravaganza,” The Breakers, Ochre Point Ave., 8 p.m., $45, 401- 849-0700, newportmusic.org.

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