Special Events

Here are events that were confirmed as we wrapped up this issue a few weeks ago. Always be sure to check websites and social media for updates, and your local Chamber of Commerce for new events being added. Wear a mask and we wish you a happy and healthy holiday season!


Through December

Seal Tour and Nature Cruises: Bring your own binoculars to spot migrating harbor seals and take in the seasonal sights along the Pawcatuck River or Newport Harbor on Save The Bay’s naturalist-led cruises. Westerly and Newport


Through December 22

Small Works Holiday Art Show: Find affordable fine art created by Wickford Art Association members. Wickford


December 2

Holiday Stroll & Luminaria: Hayrides with Santa, strolling carolers, and sidewalks lined with luminaria. Enjoy a complimentary cup of hot chocolate and a cookie to warm you up while shopping at local stores running special promotions. Downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck


December 4-6

Narragansett Holiday Fair: In place of the traditional Festival of Lights, a spread-out and outdoor event will host vendors and food, along with a virtual Jingle Bell Run and tree lighting on Sunday


December 5, 12 & 19

Jamestown Holiday Shopping: Watch for festive holiday shopping and special events each Saturday before Christmas, including special markets, sales, and happenings. 


December 5-6

Holiday Sale: Peruse glass art by over 30 student artists at Bosgraaf Studio, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the Jonnycake Center. Peace Dale


December 7

Jamestown Holiday Stroll: Presented by the Jamestown Chamber, this annual event continues with storefront window decorating contests along with many local businesses participating in various ways.


December 13

The Geminid Meteor Shower: Head to Frosty Drew to marvel at the most merry and bright meteor shower of the year, outshining even the moon with a greenish hue. Charlestown


December 19

Cinema Under the Stars: Enjoy a movie outdoors with fur heated blankets, thermos cocktails, and a three-course bento box dinner at Weekapaug Inn. Starts at 6pm, reservations required: 888-974-7613.


December 23

Yule Log Workshop: Make a reservation to join the Ocean House Pastry Team in their Center for Wine & Culinary Arts to learn how to prep a festive yule log at home. 



On Saturday mornings rise and shine to stock up on fresh produce and more at the South Kingstown Farmers Market (25 W. Independence Way, Kingston) and Coastal Growers Farmers Market held at Quest Montessori School (1150 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett).


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