Newport Winter Festival offering discounts to students

Celebrating its 26th year, the Newport Winter Festival features more than 150 events and offers a unique experience combining food, festivities, music and fun for all ages. Salve Regina students are invited to take advantage of special discounts being offered throughout the festival, which will be held Feb. 14-23.

With a valid Salve Regina ID, students can purchase a Winter Festival button for only $6, a discount from the regular price of $9. The button provides discounted admission to all Winter Festival events and is available for purchase at several locations throughout Aquidneck Island.

For a complete schedule of events, visit the Newport Winter Festival website.

Salve Regina students with a valid ID may also receive discounted admission to the following events:

Chili Cook-Off

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Newport Harbor Hotel, admission $6 with ID

Restaurants from around the state and southeastern Massachusetts will compete for the coveted title of “Best Overall Chili.” Bring your appetite, sharpen your taste buds and join the fun as you choose your favorite chili. Every vote counts and each participant is encouraged to cast theirs for the grand prize winner.

Changes in Latitudes

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Hyatt Regency on Goat Island, admission $12 with ID

Changes in Latitudes is the country’s premier tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet. This nationally acclaimed band travels the country performing such classics as “Come Monday,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” 
and the Alan Jackson/Jimmy Buffet smash hit “It’s Five O’clock Somewhere.”

Funny Girls Comedy Show

8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Hyatt Regency on Goat Island, admission $10 with ID

Kerri Louise is high-energy, commanding and versatile, and can entertain any audience with her warmth and razor-edge wit. Stacy Kendro has done it all – standup, theater, her own show in West Hollywood, commercials, Vegas, a comedy team on cruise ships and most recently is breaking into clubs in New York City.

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