2017-12-28 / Calendar

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Thursday, December 28

Giant Gingerbread Lighthouse, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Newport Visitor’s Information Center, America’s Cup Ave., free.

Friday, December 29

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., departs from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., find out why this colony was known as “Rogue’s Island,” $15 adults, $10 Newport Historical Society members and active duty military with ID, $5 children ages 5-12, weather permitting, 401-841- 8770.

Saturday, December 30

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., departs from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., hear stories of religious diversity and entrepreneurship and learn how locals lived in Colonial-era winters, $15 adults, reservations suggested, 401- 841-8770.

Holiday Lantern Tour, 4 p.m., departs from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., hear the history of early American holiday traditions, learn how Colonial Newporters recognized (or didn’t) the holidays, reservations required, $15 adults, $10 Newport Historical Society members and active duty military with ID, $5 children ages 5-12, weather permitting, 401-846- 0813 or 401- 841-8770.

Sunday, December 31

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., departs from the Brick Market Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., learn about Newport’s Colonial age to Gilded Age summer colony, $15 adults, reservations suggested, 401-841-8770.

Christmas on Historic Hill: A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols 4 p.m., at Trinity Church, One Queen Anne Sq., join the choir of Trinity and the Newport Community Youth Choir in a festive celebration of Christmas, free will offering to support Martin Luther King Center, 401-846-0660, trinitynewport.org.

Happy New Year!

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