Christmas at the Newport Mansions
‘Tis the season for sparkling lights, the smell of fresh pine and stunning holiday decorations at the Newport Mansions.
Decked from floor to ceiling in holiday cheer, The Breakers, The Elms and The Marble House open their doors for Christmas tours November 23, 2013 through January 5, 2014.
Make sure you don’t miss The Breakers this year — the mansion is showcasing the work of five pastry chefs who have create models of the Newport Mansions out of gingerbread. The Breakers is also featuring over 28 Christmas trees twinkling throughout the mansion’s corridors as well as its iconic 15-foot red poinsettia tree.
Make sure you stop by one of the Holiday Evening Events at the mansions. You can enjoy live holiday music and indulge in a holiday beverage as you take in the beautifully lit rooms reminiscent of Newport’s Gilded Age. Scheduled performances include:
November 30 at The Breakers, Voices of Christmas Victorian Carolers
December 7 at The Breakers, Solstice Singers, Voices of Peace
December 14 at The Breakers, NE Tenors
December 21 at The Elms, Voices of Christmas Victorian Carolers
December 21 at Marble House, Barrington Presbyterian Church Music Program
December 28 at The Breakers, New Providence Big Band
And for a romantic celebration, enjoy a special Holiday Dinner Dance in The Breakers Great Hall on December 21st.
The Nutcracker Suite
You can also enjoy the classic holiday tale, The Nutcracker, at Newport’s most adoring mansion, Rosecliff. Catch one of the 14 performances occurring November 29 through December 6.
Holiday Shopping in Newport
Last minute holiday shopping is always easy in Newport. You can shop at all of the specialty shops and galleries along the Newport waterfront while you enjoy all of the Christmas in Newport festivities, and maybe a cup of chowder and a warm fire when you stop for lunch.
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