Thursday, February 17, 2011

Polo on Second Beach this weekend!

Polo by the sea
The 23rd annual Newport Winter Festival, among New England’s largest winter extravaganzas, will begin this Friday and continue through Sunday, Feb. 27. Among the more than 150 events scheduled are the return of Newport Polo Inc.’s Beach Polo, which will be played at Second Beach during low tide on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. The event will feature up to four competing teams playing in 4-chukker matches. The Turnbull Group of Merrill Lynch-Providence, the event sponsor, will host a hospitality tent for spectators.

LOCATION: Second Beach (Sachuest Town Beach), 474 Sachuest Point Road, Middletown. Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m. (weather permitting). FREE and open to the public. For more information, visit the website or call (401) 846-0200. Additional information regarding Newport Winter Festival is available at

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