2009-08-27 / About Town

First annual Newport Antiques Festival

The first annual Newport Antiques Festival will be held this Saturday, Aug. 29, on the parade field at Fort Adams. Early buyers will be admitted at 8 a.m.; the general public will be admitted at 9 a.m.

Antique appraisals will be conducted from 1 to 3 p.m. for a fee of $5 per item. There is a two-item limit. The festival, which will be held rain or shine, closes at 5 p.m.

Admission is $8 ($7 with ad), and $20 per person for early buyers. Children under 12 are free.

The Newport Antiques Festival is a benefit for the Fort Adams Trust. All proceeds will be used to support the organization’s stabilization, restoration and educational programs.

Call 619-5801 or email llabrecque@ fortadams.org for more information.

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