Newport Winter Festival's Illuminated Garden at Ballard ParkPosted by Leslie Hogan on
UFO Display by Newport Boys & Girls Club
You could be forgiven for thinking we Newporters hibernate all winter with nothing to do. You would be sorely mistaken, however, as winter activities abound here, including one of my glittery favorites, the Annual Illuminated Garden at Ballard Park which will take place February 21st, 22nd and 23rd from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
Ballard Park is Newport's only nature Preserve. It is supported by an active non-profit group, and every February the Friends of Ballard Park collect old Christmas lights, yards of extension cords, lampshades and other artsy materials in preparation for a really big outdoor show. Local school groups, companies, artists, teachers and, well, just about anybody who wants to create a dazzling…
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