Sat, 27 Feb 2010 23:31:44
The Preservation Society of Newport County Calender of Events
NEW! Vanderbilt Treasures Return: Gothic Art in the Gilded Age
MAY 8 – OCTOBER 31
Alva Vanderbilt’s collection of more than 300 Medieval and Renaissance art objects returns to
the Gothic Room in Marble House, which was designed to display them in 1892. Come see her extraordinary collection as it returns to its first American home.
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The Newport Flower Show
The Newport Flower Show celebrates its 15th year as America’s premier summer
flower show at Rosecliff. Come celebrate Africa and the exotic treasures of a continent that
boasts the most diverse range of plants and animals in the world.
Presenting Sponsor Bartlett Tree Experts
The Breakers Revealed A Compelling New Look at a Legendary Mansion
Introduced in 2009, the Audio Tour of The Breakers continues to enchant and delight our visitors. Listen to reminiscences of life in The Breakers as you hear from servants and their children and tour never before seen rooms. Audio Tours of The Breakers, The Elms & Marble House available in English, French, German & Spanish.
The Breakers Family Tour Coming Late Spring
A new Family Tour is being added to the Audio Tour of The Breakers. Specifically
suited for families with children, this tour will provide a new perspective. Visitors will see the
house from the point of view of some unexpected spectators at its great events and daily activities.
Lunch at The Elms Carriage House Cafe
DAILY MAY 15 – OCTOBER II, 10 AM TO 4 PM
Offered to Newport Mansions ticket holders and members.
Children’s Party at Green Animals Topiary Garden
JULY 14, 4 PM TO 8 PM
Come and frolic among the green animals!
The 5th Annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival
SEPTEMBER 24 – 26
The Breakers & Marble House This remarkable weekend experience features hundreds of wines from around the world, fabulous food, cooking demonstrations by nationally renowned chefs, live and silent auctions and a gala celebration.
Presenting Sponsor Food and Wine Magazine