1 – Movie Night at Hotel Viking (The Lego Movie) – (Friday 7pm)
Friday movie night at Kay Chapel starts at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm). Free valet parking, free movie and popcorn. Pre-movie Dinner Specials: free children’s entrée with each purchased adult entrée.
2 – Live music with Zan Ricky at Hotel Viking’s One Bellevue (Friday 7 – 11pm)
3 – Boys and Girls Club After Dark featuring The Ubiquitones (Friday 7:30pm)
4 – Reggae Friday’s at Tavern on Broadway with The Copacetics (Friday 10pm)
On the Jamaican music scene for 5 years now, The Copacetics are an 8 piece Reggae/Ska band that bring authentic Jamaican rhythms to set the best mood for your event! From their catchy original songs, to the traditional tunes dating back to the birth of the Jamaican groove, The Copacetics will have you dancing, drinking and enjoying the Summer life!
5 – Ben O’Connor – Debut. Full Band Performance at Jimmy’s Saloon (Friday 10pm)
Performances will include todays biggest country and pop hits along with original music by Ben O’Connor. Doors open at 9:00pm, Performance begins at 10:00
With limited space, secure your spot and purchase your tickets today!
6 – A Community Gives Back – A Benefit for Jaime Crowley & Family at 5th Element (Saturday 12pm – 4pm)
Jaime, a beloved member of our community, is battling a rare blood disease leaving him in need of a bone marrow transplant. This event is intended to alleviate any added strain on the family so that they may focus on his treatments and recovery. Donations will be accepted at the door. There will also be a silent auction with some amazing items – all proceeds will benefit the Crowleys.
7 – Downton Abbey Tea at Hotel Viking (Saturday & Sunday 2pm – 4pm)
In celebration of Season 6 of Downton Abbey, the final season of the award-winning PBS TV series, Hotel Viking will once again offer the special Gilded Age Tea in addition to regular tea service, a tradition at the hotel since 2005. The Gilded Age Tea is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 4pm from January 3 until March 6, 2016 when the 6th season of the award-winning PBS drama ends.
8 – Live music with Phenix Avenue at Hotel Viking’s One Bellevue (Saturday 7pm)
9 – 80’s Night at Norey’s Star Restaurant (Saturday 7pm)
Each and every Saturday night Norey’s plays all of your favorite 80’s music videos. Each week this ends up becoming absolute sing-along dance-a-thon.
10 – Steve Cerilli & Art Manchester at The Clarke Cooke House (Saturday 10pm)
11 – Sunday Brunch
- Brunch at Tavern on Broadway (10am – 2pm) The price of your entree includes a bloody, a mimosa or the drink of your choice!!!
- Green Eggs & Ham Brunch at Hibernian Hall (9am – 1pm) Benefit for 60th Annual Parade in Honor of St. Patrick – Tickets: $10.00. Special family prices are also available. – This is a parade fund-raiser, and is always a great fun family event. An Irish Sing-A-Long will start at 1:00pm. – www.newportirish.com/events
12 – Dancing at 40 Steps to kick off Irish Heritage Month (Sunday 3pm)
This event not only officially begins Irish Heritage Month but also commemorates the many Irish who in the 19th and 20th centuries came to work and live in Newport, building Fort Adams, constructing and working at the mansions, and making Newport what it is today.
Irish Heritage Month is a celebration of all things Irish throughout the month of March with music, lectures, tours, food, and, of course, the 60th annual parade in honor of St. Patrick on Saturday, March 12.