Events

Events and Programs

Main Attractions – Most events here do not require registration
all events with an * DO require registration
You can register online for these select Classes & Events here at this link. 

 May 22nd: Spring Field Day for Schoolchildren

May 20th: Opening Weekend Open House, 4-6:30pm NEW!

June 16th: Engines Show, 9am-4pm

June 30th: Newport Centennial Parade Old Stone House Float, 11am   NEW!

July 4th: Fredrick Douglas Reading, Noon

July 4th: Derby Parade Old Stone House Float, 10am   NEW!

July 19th: Gala Auction, 6pm *

July 23rd-27th: Time Travelers’ Camp: “Heritage Arts”

August 12th: Old Stone House Day

September 1st: Stars Party Fundraiser, 4:30-11pm   NEW!

The evening begins with live music for children followed by live music for all into the evening, highlighting ETA. The Fairbanks Museum will host stargazing at dark on Prospect Hill.  Food trucks and entertainment galore! Proceeds will go towards supporting the Old Stone House Museum’s great variety of educational programming.

September 18th: Fall Harvest Day for Schoolchildren

October 14th: Museum Closes to Public

October 28th: Haunted Old Hallways Tours and Trick-or-Treating for Families, 4:30-8pm   NEW!

Walk the eerie hallways of the Old Stone House with a professional actor as your guide. Trick-or-treat in our historic neighborhood all decked out for the special spooky occasion.

Ongoing Events & Programs

Beekeeping Support Group, every 3rd Wednesday of each month from April-November, 4-5pm   NEW!

Blacksmithing (experience required), ever 2nd Saturday of each month from May-October

Kids Day!, every Friday from June 15th-August 24th

Kids’ activities from 11-12

and reduced tour admission for kids under 18 all day!    NEW!