Saturday July 15th @ 6:30 PM • Rosecliff, Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Celebrate the 34th Anniversary of the Black Ships Festival and the Sister City relationship between Newport and Shimoda, Japan. Step onto the elegant grounds of Marble House on Bellevue Ave., an exquisite & historic location, over looking the Atlantic Ocean for a formal gala honoring the signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa and the accomplishments of the United States Navy. Join us as we welcome Japanese Dignitaries, RI Officials and the US Navy. Enjoy a unique evening that fuses both Japanese and American culture. The Gala includes an orchestra, dancing, an Open Bar, wines by Oyster Bay Wines, Vodka Martini Bar and cultural cuisine with a Japanese flare. Begin the evening with the breaking of the Ceremonial Sake Drum filled with Gekkeikan Sake. Enjoy a exclusive taiko drumming presentation by Brown University Taiko Drummers. Outstanding sit down dinner prepared by Russell Morin Fine Catering, Sushi station by Haruki, and hand crafted cocktails by The Cocktail Guru. Gala is Presented by Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
Plus this year As a special highlight you’re invited to view the Pierre Cardin fashion exhibit on display upstairs at Rosecliff from 6:30pm-7:30pm.
$175 per person, Black Tie suggested /Kimonos welcomed.
For tickets, call (401) 846-2720 or (401) 847- 7666 or Online