Black Ships Gala – Rosecliff, Bellevue Avenue
Celebrate the 29th Annual Black Ships Festival and the Sister City relationship between Newport and Shimoda, Japan. Step onto the elegant grounds of Rosecliff on Bellevue Ave., an exquisite & historic location, over looking the Atlantic Ocean for a formal gala honoring the signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa and the accomplishments of the United States Navy. Join us as we welcome the Japanese Ambassador, His Excellency, Ichiro Fujisaki. Enjoy a unique evening that fuses both Japanese and American culture. The Gala includes Night Life Big Band orchestra, dancing, an Open Bar, wines by Oyster Bay Wines, Double Cross Vodka Marini Bar and an outstanding dinner by Russell Morin Catering with Sushi by Haruki. Begin the evening with the breaking of the Ceremonial Sake Drum filled with Gekkeikan Sake.
Sit down dinner. $150 per person
Black Tie suggested /Kimonos welcomed
For tickets, call (401) 846-2720 or online at www.blackshipsfestival.com