Fall is officially on it’s way, but that’s not slowing Newport down. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the this week! (Hint: It involves lots of eating.)
• On Wednesday, September 23, the Redwood Library & Athenaeum presents the lecture The Classical House: Two Thousand Years of Architectural Design, by architectural historian John Tschirch, who explores the social and cultural history of domestic dwellings. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a wine and cheese reception; tickets are $25.
• Also on Wednesday, September 23, Le Petit Café will host a cooking class featuring Chef Laurent Vals and his exquisite macarons. A demonstration and hands-on class will teach guests to prepare macarons, followed by a sampling paired with sparkling wine. The class will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and costs $55. Reservations can be made online.
• Join mvyradio for a Listener Appreciation Party at Fluke on Thursday, September 24 from 4:30 till 6:30 p.m. Sip scrumptious cocktails, sample Fluke snacks, and meet on-air personalities.
• The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival is partnering with newportFILM on Thursday, September 24 to screen King Georges, a documentary that follows fiery French chef Georges Perrier who is on a mission to keep his 40-year-old, internationally renowned restaurant, Le Bec-Fin in Philadelphia, current as trends and tastes rapidly change. A pre-film reception with wine and hors d’ oeuvres will begin at 6 p.m. on the the South Terrace at The Elms; the screening begins at 7 p.m. in The Elms’ ballroom. Tickets are $50; seating is limited.