Music at Sunset featuring Barbara Slater
Music at Sunset
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, feel the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while soaking up a kaleidoscope of musical performances. Our exciting musical line-up this year includes the sounds of reggae, blues, and jazz. Music at Sunset is a perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family.
August 8 – Barbara Slater & Friends
Next Concert is on August 22 – Jason Roseman
BYO Picnic: Feel free to bring a picnic basket and your own wine or other alcoholic beverages!–
$7 Member, $10 Non-member
Click here to register for the BYO Picnic (August 8).
*Marjorie’s Cocktail Party (includes concert) 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a select seating/dining area, Marjorie’s Martinis, and a selection of hors d’oeuvres by Chef Eli Dunn from The Beehive. (You are welcome to bring any additional picnic items.)
$25 Member, $30 Non-member
To register for the Cocktail Party on August 8, click here.
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