Members' Sunset Picnic
Members’ Sunset Picnic
Sunday, June 29, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Blithewold wishes to thank you, our Members, for your continuing support by playing host at our 4th Annual Members’ Picnic. Join us for an evening filled with live music, lots of fun activities, and great food! There will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy, or just relax and take in the gorgeous views of the bay and the grounds.
Member admission to the Sunset Picnic is free! Non-member guests are $5.00 per person. Reservations are required.
Bring your own picnic, or purchase food provided by Providence’s Rocket Fine Street Food Truck, with dessert by Orange Leaf of Newport. Blithewold will provide complementary beverages and a limited amount of alcoholic beverages from Newport Storms Brewer.
Activities will include:
Live music by Matt Hartke
Lawn games of croquet and badminton
We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic lunch. To RSVP, please click here.
For more information, please call Allan Millora, Membership Coordinator at 401-253-2707 x 21.
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