2015-02-05 / Calendar

Winter Festival 2015

Below is a sampling of events featured at Newport’s 10 day celebration of winter fun. For the latest updates and more information, visit newportwinterfestival.com or call 401-847-7666.

Friday, Feb. 13

Make Your Own Marshmallow Snowman Destination Chocolate, 15 Bowen’s Wharf, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., $6/$5 with bracelet, 401-847-1223.

Polar Pineapples Outdoor carved ice bar, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Goat Island, 4-9 p.m., 401-851-1234.

Beatlemania Relive the Revolution with members from the cast of Beatlemania, bring your dancing shoes, Hyatt Regency, Goat Island, 9 p.m., $20/$15 with bracelet, VIP tickets also available, 401-847-7666.

Saturday, Feb. 14

Ice Sculpting Demonstration Ice sculptors will use chisels, chain saws and blow dryers to create their masterpieces, 12 Long Wharf Mall, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., sculptures on display until they melt, FREE.

Chili Cook-Off Area restaurants, caterers and local fire departments compete to see who has the best chili in town, Newport Harbor Hotel, 49 America’s Cup Ave., 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., adults $10/$7 with bracelet, children (6-10) $3/$2 with bracelet, children under 5 free, tickets at door.

WINE-ter Fest 2015 Indoor “Ice Wine” bar wine tasting and gourmet edibles, Newport Vineyards, 909 E. Main Rd., Middletown, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., $20/$18 with bracelet, reservations suggested, info@newportvineyards.com, 401-848-5161.

Pasta Making Join the Vanderbilt Grace chefs for a hands-on pasta making class and lunch, children welcome, Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 Mary St., $30/ $15 with button, reservations suggested, 401-846-6200.

Polar Pineapples See Feb. 13 for details.

Eagles Tribute Band- Another Tequila Sunrise Dance the night away to your favorite Eagles songs, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 Goat Island, 8:30 p.m., ticket prices vary, $20 up, $15 with bracelet, 401-847-7666.

Sunday, Feb. 15

‘Ice Age’ Newport Visitor Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave., 11 a.m., watch the movie “Ice Age” and snow cones will be served, free event.

Hearts in Glass Stained glass presentation, 82 Valley Road, Middletown, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 2:30 – 4 p.m., $15/$10 with bracelet, reservations requested, stainedglassnewport@gmail.com.

Children’s Fair Fun-filled activities, music, and continuous entertainment, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 Goat Island., 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., adults and children $7/$4 with bracelet.

Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig Book reading and performance by Island Moving Co.’s Junior Company, 3 Charles St., 2 and 3 p.m., adults and children $5/$4 with bracelet, additional child $2, 401- 847-4470.

WINE-ter Fest 2015 See Feb. 14 for details.

Pasta Making See Feb. 14 for details.

Tropical Drink Contest Competition and samplings for audience, Gas Lamp Grille, 206 Thames St., 9 p.m., 401-845-9300.

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