Events Calendar

Newport Arts and Music Fest

Saturday, September 28, 2019 11 am - 5 pm

The Newport History Museum @ The Southgate Street School

215 East Southgate StreetArts and Music Fest Pumpkin

The event will feature local artists/artisans with hand-crafted designs to sell, live music and more! 

Former students of the Southgate Street School will be presenting Oral Histories of their student days and sharing their memories of Newport in years-gone-by.  

Hofbrauhaus will be opening its Bier Garden area and serving its specialty micro-brews and tasty German cuisine. 

The event is Free to attend and open to the public.

Oral Histories

Noon-1:00 – Former Southgate Street students share stories/memories of their school days and living in Newport

Live Music

1:00-2:00pm – NKY Brotherhood Singers - A jubilee-style, Acapella, sacred gospel quintet

2:30pm-3:15pm – Jazz Trio featuring: Kathy Wade –Vocalist, Brian Cashwell – Piano & Chris Berg - Bass


Hand-crafted designs by local artists/artists for sale & Artwork on display by Newport Primary students for viewing.

And More!

Historic 1950’s Greenline Bus – climb aboard and tour the bus

St. Elizabeth Healthcare – Health Expo booth

NKU – History, Journalism & Art students will be on-site reviewing their Newport Public Art Project

Thanks to These Partners of the Newport Arts and Music Fest

City of Newport, Newport Foundation, Newport Independent Schools, ReNewport, Hofbrauhaus, Coldiron Event Rentals, Southbank Partners,

Strategic Advisers, Tri-State Parking and meetNKY LIFT Grant

Stay Informed

For up-to-date planned activities/events, please visit the Newport History Museum Facebook page.

Newport History Museum @ The Southgate Street School Mission and Vision

The mission of the Newport History Museum is to honor the students and educators who stepped through the Southgate Street School and to tell the story of Newport History by engaging with and celebrating the diverse history of the community. This is a place where the voices and stories of Newport’s unique past come alive.

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