Preservation Society of Nwpt., 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport Rhode Island 02840
Located just off Hwy 114, this topiary garden was started by Thomas Brayton about 1880.
Boxwood-lined ornamental gardens surround 80 pieces of topiary, including a lion, a dinosaur and a giraffe, sculpted in privet and yew, as well as boxwood and privet geometric forms and ornamental designs. Formal, rose, fruit and vegetable gardens are featured.
Ten rooms in the main estate contain period furnishings, Brayton memorabilia and Victorian toy collections.
Picnicking is permitted on the grounds; open daily May through October.
(Smithfield) Appleland Orchard
(Misquamicut) Atlantic Beach
(Old Lyme) Black Hall Marina
(Pawtucket) Blackstone Valley Surrey
(Pawtucket) Blackstone Valley Trolley
(Marion) Burr Bros Boats
02/27 Coming to The Newport area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.