Schedule

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Preliminary 2020 Schedule          Event Theme: “Classic Cinema of the Art Deco Period”

Friday, May 29th

6-9pm:                 Arrival and Check-In (Register at Young Building aka Fairlawn Estate – 518 Bellevue Ave. Newport, RI)

6:30-7:30pm        Pot-Luck Dinner in the Fairlawn Dining Room – We will transform the current “board room” back into it’s original state for one night!  Bring your own meal and fancy place setting for dinner before the movie.

8-11pm:               Vintage 16mm Movie (TBA) and newsreels in the Dinning Room on the BIG Screen!

Saturday, May 30th

8:30-10am:          Breakfast served (weekend guests only)

9-11am:               Registration for Day Guests (If arriving later, talk with a staff member to check in.)

10-11am:             Charleston Dance Class with Roddy and Gretchen

11am-12pm:       Cecil B DeMille Motion Picture Academy.  Adam Irish of “Old as Adam” Antiques presents a workshop class where you get to make your own short film!

12 -2pm:             Picnic on the lawn, croquet and games provided (Bring your own lunch/accessories)

1:30pm:              Group picture on the lawn

2-3pm:                 Lecture Class on Classic Film with Constance Cherise 

3-4pm:                 Peabody Dance Class with Roddy and Gretchen

4-7:30pm:             Break time for dinner

7:30-8:15pm:         Dance Instruction one-on-one, refresher class

8:00-8:30pm:        Red Carpet Entrance at Fairlawn!

8:30-11:30pm:      Black-Tie Ball with Michael Arenella and the Dreamland Orchestra Quintet!

10:00pm:              Vintage Celebrity Contest in Main Ballroom with fantastic prizes from our sponsors.  Start brainstorming your costume ideas!

Sunday, May 31st 

8:30-10am:        Breakfast served (weekend guests only)

9-10am:            Check out from rooms — you may still use the grounds.

10am:               Gather to depart for tour of Newport Mansions!

12pm:               Lunch at Rosecliff Mansion (Bring a bag lunch and a blanket)

~3:00pm:          Depart Newport, have a safe drive home!