2015-09-10 / Calendar

Calendar

Thursday

September 10

‘Road to Independence’ Tour Riots and rebellions, enemies and allies, learn about Newport’s role in the Revolution, 10-11 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-847-8770, newporthistory.org.

Eight Bells Lecture Author Jamie Malanowski will lead a discussion regarding his book, “Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War,” Brett Hall, 12 p.m., free and open to the public but advance reservations required, limited seating, 401-841- 4052.

Ballard Park Reptile Program Children ages 7-12 learn about snakes, lizards and turtles and hunt through the trails searching for living examples, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 3:30-5 p.m. $5, preregistration required, rain date Tuesday, Sept. 15, 401-619- 3377, ballardpark.org.

Creative Reading Children ages 9-14 explore their role as readers in creating the meaning of a text, thereby developing the potential to better enjoy reading a wider variety of literature, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:15-5 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Make Your Own Pizza Rolls Teen program to make pizza rolls and play cards and board games, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-6:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Gallery Night Free guided walking art tour, 5-8 p.m., newportgallerynight.com.

Bats Program Learn about bat species in Rhode Island, work on a bat craft during the presentation and go outside and look for bats, recommended for children ages 6 and up, register, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6-7:30 p.m., $8 members, $10 nonmembers, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Movie ‘FILM/1’ Free screening of "FILM/1," a documentary by the RI Art Archives Project, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30-9 p.m., 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Newport Film Series “The Mask You Live In” follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity, Great Friends Meeting House, 21 Farewell St., (rain venue Casino Theater, 9 Freebody St.), 6 p.m. pre-film live music, 7:15 p.m. film, 8:50 p.m. post-film discussion, suggested donation $5, newportfilm.com.

Trivia Challenge $500 in weekly prizes, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., 401-849- 5000, newportgrand.com.

Friday

September 11

Baby Time Play Group A drop-in play group for children ages birth-2 years and their caregivers that uses specially-selected, age-appropriate toys and board books, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-847-8720, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Secret Garden Tours Take a self-guided tour of private gardens in Newport, proceeds support art and cultural programs for public schools on Aquidneck Island, get a program with a map and directions to each of the gardens at Kingscote Mansion, 253 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine, $25 or $20 in advance, ticket good for all three days, Sept. 11-13, 401-439-7253, secretgardentours.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Walking Tour Hear stories of entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Toddler Play and Learn Children ages 18 months-5 years are invited to participate in a hands-on, fun and educational activity while caregivers drink coffee and chat, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10-11:30 a.m., 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Corn Maze Get lost in an 8-acre maze at Escobar’s Highland Farm, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth,10 a.m.-dusk, free for kids under 5, $6 for ages 5-11, $8 for ages 12 and up, 401- 864-1064, escobarshighlandfarm.com.

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

Saturday

September 12

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

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited, and criminals were punished, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10-11 a.m., 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

‘Second Saturdays’ at the Museum Family programming in the galleries, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m.-noon, donations, 401-828-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Secret Garden Tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Sept. 11.

Corn Maze 10 a.m.-dusk. See Sept. 11.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 10.

Soil Testing URI master gardeners test soil and answer questions, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, Saturdays through Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., urimastergardeners.org.

LEGO Club LEGOs provided, for children ages 5-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.-noon, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Children’s LEGO Club Children ages 4 and up with an adult, LEGOs provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Live Jazz Enjoy music by Ida Zecco (vocal), Yvonne Monnett (piano), Alan Bernstein (bass) and Rick Wells (drums), the entire family and pets are welcome, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 1-4 p.m., 401-847-3777, greenvale.com.

Live Music Enjoy music by the Stillhouse Strays, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1-4 p.m., 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Long Wharf Concerts The Shops at Long Wharf music series presents Ramos and Phillips, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., 1-5 p.m., free.

Music on the Bricks Free concert, Brick Marketplace, 1-5 p.m.

Books and Author Series Nina MacLaughlin discusses her book, “Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tween Crafts Make your school supplies more fun, for children ages 8-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Movie Watch “I Am Number Four” and make sand sculptures, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Polo Series New England Challenge, tailgating begins at 4 p.m., first chukka at 5 p.m., children and pets welcome, Glen Farm, East Main Road, Portsmouth, $12, children 15 and under free, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

‘Sense the Wind’ Movie Blind sailors race across open waters learning not to fear what they cannot see on land or on the water, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7 p.m., $15 JAC members, $18 nonmembers, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Murder at the Museum Interactive murder mystery, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, reservations recommended, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Improv 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. See Sept. 11.

Free Concert Chicago tribute band, Chicago Total Access, performs, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

September 13

StarRide Six routes from 3 to 45 miles to ride, walk or run, benefits Star Kids program, Cluny School, Brenton

Road, sign-in at 8 a.m. and event starts at 8:30 a.m., 401-848-4187.

Bird Walk Free guided bird walk, bring binoculars, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Gardening Help URI Master Gardeners offer soil testing and gardening advice, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Portsmouth, Sundays through September, 9 a.m.-noon, urimastergardeners.org.

Bird Banding Walk and Talk Learn more about bird banding and the pattern of migratory birds, 9-11 a.m., Aquidneck Land Trust, 790 Valley Road, Middletown, 401- 849-2799, ailt.org.

Miantonomi Exploration Days Aquidneck Land Trust, the City of Newport and Bike Newport are partnering to open Memorial Tower in Miantonomi Park, check out the best views in Newport from the highest point on Aquidneck Island, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., cityofnewport.com.

Secret Garden Tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Sept. 12.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Walking Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 11.

Corn Maze Grandparents accompanied by grandchildren receive a discount, 11 a.m.-dusk. See Sept. 11.

Medicinal Vinegars Talk Learn how to make medicinal and culinary vinegars, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 1-3:30 p.m., $15-$20, registration required, 401-423-0005.

Lighting Fine Art A talk on professional exhibition lighting with Sandra Liotis and Sir David J. Crampton-Barden, owners of Sandra Liotis Lighting Design, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Harvest Wine Run Run a scenic course less than 4 miles along Aquidneck Land Trust’s Sakonnet Greenway Trail and Newport Vineyards, Middletown, 3 p.m. first wave race start time, 3:30 p.m. wine tasting, BBQ and live music, registration and information at harvestwinerun.com.

Waterfront Cruise The Friends of the Waterfront’s annual “inspection cruise” sails aboard the Amazing Grace, 6 p.m., $15, newportwaterfront.org.

Monday

September 14

Books at Ballard Park At this story time for children ages 3-6, tots and their parents enjoy a nature-themed book read to them in the quarry meadow and then take to the trails to explore nature, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 10-11 a.m., $5 per child, rain date Tuesday, Sept. 15, 401- 619-3377, ballardpark.org.

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour 10-11 a.m. See Sept. 11.

Story Time For ages 2-5 with a caregiver, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15-11 a.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 11.

Make It, Take It Crafts Best for children ages 3 and up, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road., 4-5 p.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

First Annual Teen Cup Building Championship Make a tower out of ice cream cups, prizes for top contenders, snacks and materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Monday Night Mysteries Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday

September 15

‘Road to Independence’ Tour 10-11 a.m. See Sept. 10.

Story Time Children ages birth-4 enjoy socializing, stories and songs, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30-11 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 10.

Tales for Twos Read-alouds, finger plays, songs, rhymes, for 2 year-olds, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Preschool Story Time For children ages 4-6, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., registration required, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare Enjoy reading with other Shakespeare fans, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Rough Point Landscape History and Garden Tour Learn about the design history of the landscape while enjoying the gardens and the view, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m., 401-847-8344, newportrestoration.org.

Garman Farm Walk and Talk This Aquidneck Land Trust program focuses on growing specialty crops for fall and winter markets, including celeriac, tat soi and gilfeather turnip, Garman Farm, Green End Lane, Middletown, 5:30-7 p.m., ailt.org.

Third Tuesday Book Club Discuss “Norwegian by Night” by Derek Miller, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-730 p.m., portsmouthlibrary.org.

September 16

Mother Goose Time Children ages birth-2 with a caregiver enjoy finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs and books, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15-10:45 a.m., $5 per child, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 11.

Kids’ Guitar Sing-Along Children ages birth-5 and their caregivers are invited to sing and dance, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Toddler Story Time Stories, crafts, finger plays, songs, a craft and/or snack, for children ages 2-3, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road., 11- 11:30 a.m., registration required, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Story Time Books, songs, finger plays and a craft, for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 11:15 a.m.-noon, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Animal Adaptations’ Program Children ages 7-12 walk through the habitats of Ballard Park and play games to learn about the adaptations animals use to survive in different ecosystems, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2 p.m., preregistration required, rain date Monday, Sept. 21, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Growers’ Market Aquidneck Growers’ Market, local produce and products, Memorial Blvd. between Chapel and Edgar streets, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 28, 401-932-9007, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Kids’ Book Club Students grades 7 and up read and blog about “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Reading and Art Children ages 3-7 bring art to live with art projects and activities, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4-4:45 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Kids’ Art Class Children ages 6-12 create an ocean life painting, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibrary.org.

Little Writers Children ages 6-10 practice the art of storytelling with visual and performance art and creative writing, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5-5:45 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

ALT Trolley Tour Discover the past, present and future of conservation on Aquidneck Island, trolley departs from ALT offices, 790 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, promptly at 5 p.m., tour runs 5-7 p.m., free but space limited, reserve at 401-849-2799 or jfomoff@ailt.org.

Photo Guild Meeting Photographer, consultant and writer for Nikon, Rob van Peten will be the guest speaker, free and open to the public, Newport Art Museum, 7 p.m.

Thursday

September 17

Baby Bookworms Read-alouds, board books, nursery rhymes and play for children ages birth-2 with a caregiver, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Road to Independence’ Tour 10-11 a.m. See Sept. 10.

Newport International Boat Show Sailboats, powerboats, merchandise, through Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., tickets and information newportboatshow.com.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 10.

Step-Up Story Time Activity rhymes, read-alouds, songs and a craft for children ages 3-4, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers at this monthly book club, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

LEGO Thursdays Make and share creations, each week one creation will be displayed at the library, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-3:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Ballard Park’s ‘Animal Adaptations’ Program Children ages 7-12 walk through the habitats of Ballard Park and play games to learn about the adaptations animals use to survive in different ecosystems, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 3:30-5 p.m., preregistration required, rain date Tuesday, Sept. 22, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

After-School Adventure Songs, activity, craft and stories for children ages 5-7, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45 p.m., registration required, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Crafty Kids Art exploration for children grades 1-5, preregistration required, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Creative Reading Children ages 9-14 explore their role as readers in creating the meaning of a text, thereby developing the potential to better enjoy reading a wider variety of literature, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:15-5 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Vineyard Vinyasa Yoga in the vineyard, 5:45-7 p.m. yoga (bring your own mat), 7-8 p.m. wine tasting, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, tickets 401-848-5161 x0, newportvineyards.com.

‘Drinks and Designers’ Speaker Series Features Rhode Island designers, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6-7:30 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Thursday Evening Book Group Read fiction and non-fiction, new members welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Middle School Book Club Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 7-7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Friday

September 18

Baby Time Board books and games for children birth-2 with a caregiver, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Newport International Boat Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Sept. 17.

Corn Maze 10 a.m.-dusk. See Sept. 11.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 11.

Library Film Series See “Steel Magnolias” (1989) starring Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine and Julia Roberts, popcorn provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

High School Book Club Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Improv 8 p.m. See Sept. 11.

Saturday

September 19

Watercolor Workshop Receive an hour-long demonstration of landscape painting along with assistance on composition, lighting and painting techniques, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $25- $40, registration recommended, rain date Sept. 20, 401-423-0005.

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour 10-11 a.m. See Sept. 12.

NBS International Coastal Cleanup Norman Bird Sanctuary leads a cleanup at Third Beach, comb the shore for stray trash, meet at the Navy lot at Third Beach, 10-11:30 a.m., 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Newport International Boat Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Sept. 17.

Corn Maze Maze open 10 a.m.-dusk, Harry Potter Day activities noon-4 p.m., come dressed as a character for a discount, stop at Hog’s Head for a drink, join Professor Snape’s potion class, meet and greet with the Rhody Ridgeback Quidditch Team from URI, wizard tournament and wand-making, 401-864-1064, escobarshighlandfarm.com, see Sept. 11.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 10.

Story Fun Stories, rhymes, songs and crafts for children ages 2-4, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” and watch the Kenneth Branagh version of the film, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Liberty Walking Tour “A Breach of Unity, Religion and Revolution in Ezra Stiles’s Newport” tour explores the role religious liberty played in Newport’s final years as a colonial city, 11 a.m., $10-$15, departs from the Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-841-8770 , newporthistorytours.org.

Tween Lunch and Fun Children ages 9-12 can bring a lunch and play board games, snacks provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, noon-1:30 p.m., registration required, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Live Music Enjoy music by Brian Scott, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1-4 p.m., 401- 848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Live Jazz Enjoy music by Joanne Rodino (vocal), John Monnlos (guitar), Tom Pasquerelli (bass) and Rick Wells (drums), Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 1-4 p.m., 401-847-3777, greenvale.com.

Music on the Bricks Free concert, Brick Marketplace, 1-5 p.m.

Long Wharf Concerts The Shops at Long Wharf music series presents soprano Erin Merceruio Nelson, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., 1-5 p.m., free.

Redwood Fundraiser Freeman’s, America’s oldest auction house, offers appraisals and information for items presented for review, $10 per item, maximum three items, no currency, dolls, or guns, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 1-5 p.m., reservations recommended, 401-847-0295 x102, redwoodlibrary.org.

Genealogy and Local History Talk Patrick Murphy gives genealogy tips and talks about famous and not-so-famous Newporters, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Polo Series U.S. vs. Mexico, tailgating begins at 4 p.m., first chukka at 5 p.m., children and pets welcome, Glen Farm, East Main Road, Portsmouth, $12, children 15 and under free, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

‘The Horse Boy’ Movie "The Horse Boy" follows a Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in an attempt to find healing for their son, Q & A after the film with producer and author Rupert Isaacson, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6 p.m., $10, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Fiesta Lollatallulah Tacos, cocktails and music after the polo match, Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 6:30 p.m., $20, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Knights of Columbus Comedy Night Featured are comedians Ace Acetto, Rockin Je Hebert and Dr. Jay Sutay, and music by Steel Appeal, a steel drum band, playing a wide variety of music, door open and cocktails and appetizers served at 6:30 p.m., $25, for tickets, call Tom Murphy at 401-835-1135, George Zecher at 401- 662-2067, Tommy Nasser at 401-662-2611 or the Council Home at 401-846-8800 and leave a message.

Murder at the Museum Interactive murder mystery, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, reservations recommended, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Common Fence Concert Enjoy music by Eliza Gilkyson, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $22 in advance, $25 at the door, picnic basket, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. See Sept. 11.

Free Concert See The Corvettes Doo Wop Review, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., 401-849- 5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

September 20

Newport SharkFest Swim This 1,500-meter swim starts at 9 a.m. at Perrotti Park, finishes at King Park, for experienced swimmers only, $35 youth, $70 adults, register, sharkfestswim.com.

Gardening Help 9 a.m.-noon. See Sept. 13.

Miantonomi Exploration Days 10 a.m.-1 p.m. See Sept. 13.

Newport International Boat Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Sept. 17.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Sept. 11.

Corn Maze 11 a.m.-dusk. See Sept. 11.

Book Signing Meet Alyssa Maxwell, author of "Murder at the Breakers" and "Murder at Marble House," Newport Mansion Store at The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave., noon-2:30 p.m., 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Music in the Galleries Stroll the galleries while listening to live string ensembles, Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Classical Piano Concert Classical pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine has performed in Rome, Madrid, and London, St. Matthew’s church on Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, 2 p.m., 401-423-0515.

Watson Farm Tour Special guided tour of this working seaside farm, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 2-5 p.m., $5-$10, registration recommended, 401-423-0005.

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