2015-02-19 / Calendar

Winter Festival 2015

For the latest updates and more information, visit newportwinterfestival.com or call 401-847-7666.

Thursday, Feb. 19

Children’s Jumping House Snow cones too, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Newport Visitor Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave., free event for children ages 3-7.

Tribute to Miles Davis Trumpeter Doug Woolverton performs tribute to the jazz great, Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., 7:30 p.m., $25/$22.50 with bracelet.

Friday, Feb. 20

Snowball Toss Toss for prizes, photo booth, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Newport Visitor Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave., free.

Dream. Design. Make. Open studio with multiple digital fabrication technologies, Fab Newport, 1 York St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m., $30/$25 with bracelet.

Horseback Beach Trail Rides Newport Equestrian Academy, 281 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, 10 a.m., 12 and 2 p.m., 15 percent off with bracelet, reservations required, 401-848-5440.

Saturday, Feb. 21

Children’s Hula Hoop Contest Hula hoop contest with prizes and crafts, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Newport Visitor Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave., free.

Fifth Annual Dog Stroll Dress your pet, prizes awarded for best dressed dog, best coordinated canine/human, look-a-like dog/ person and best dog winter trick, 11 a.m., Wag Nation, 92 William St.

Sunday, Feb. 22

Make Your Own Marshmallow Snowman Create your own marshmallow snowman, Destination Chocolate, 15 Bowen’s Wharf, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., all ages, $6/$5 w/bracelet, 401-847-1223.

Festival Day at Easton’s Beach Day of festivities, children’s block hung, sand sculpture contest and polar bear plunge, 11 a.m. -2 p.m., Easton’s Beach, polar bear plunge, 12 p.m., free.

‘Amazing Race’ Touro Synagogue hosts family activity, scavenging for answers around colonial Newport, begins at Patriots Park, 85 Touro St., registration at 1:30 p.m., race runs 2-3:30 p.m., free with bracelet.

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