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Upcoming Events: October 2021

Newport Restoration Foundation is excited to be able to continue in-person programs and events at our museums this fall. Rough Point Museum, Whitehorne House Museum, and Prescott Farm will offer a variety of free and ticketed programs for all ages and interests. Please mark your calendars for upcoming special events including:


Classic Cocktails
Whitehorne House Museum (416 Thames Street, Newport)
October 2 / 5:00 – 6:30 PM
$30 – Advance registration required

Taste the eclectic mixed drinks of 18th century Newport at this fun and flavorful evening in the garden at the Whitehorne House Museum!


Picnic Performances at Rough Point: Salve Regina A Capella
Rough Point Museum (680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport)
October 8 / 6:00 – 7:30 PM
$15 – Advance registration recommended

In the intimate Formal Garden at Rough Point, the Salve Regina a capella groups, Mixtapes and Pitches with Attitude, perform a collection of songs from their repertoire. Visitors can lounge on the grass amongst the blooms in the Formal Garden, or bring blankets, chairs, or pillows to relax. Grounds open at 6:00pm, performance begins at 6:30pm.


Second Sundays
Prescott Farm (2009 West Main Road, Middletown)
September 12 / 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Free admission

Each month, NRF joins with a non-profit partner to highlight the expansive history and horticulture of Prescott Farm. In October, join NRF and Sankofa Community Connection to learn about all things Kwanzaa! Climb inside the historic windmill, explore our varied gardens with URI’s Master Gardeners, and enjoy themed activities and crafts.


Roam Around Rough Point
Rough Point Museum (680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport)
October 30 / 5:00 – 8:00 PM
$0-$20; Newport County Residents are free!

Discover strange and eerie objects, go on a Treasure Hunt, enter our Costume Contest, and hear recordings of ghost stories told by the staff who knew Rough Point at its spookiest.

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