Head to the York Street Cafe in Newport on December 6 for It’s Hip to Help! This special fundraiser is being hosted by Dan and Jessica Brill and will debut a photography exhibit for Dan.
It includes a showcase of Dan’s images he captured while on the Transitions Global 2013 Spring Engagement Trip. The event also includes a presentation by guest speaker James Pond, founder and CEO of Transitions Global.
There will be live music, food from York Street Cafe, a cash bar and raffle prizes.
Transitions Global is a non-profit organization that works to rescue young girls in sex trafficking and bring them home.
The photography exhibit, guest speaker and raffles will be held on the 3rd floor gallery from 6-9 p.m. and the jam-rock bank grand Oversoul Reunion Show will take place on the 2nd floor stage from 10:30-1:30 a.m. Tickets for the music at $10.
The gallery exhibit and guest speaker presentation from 6-9 is open to all and donations toward the cause are appreciated!
York Street Cafe is located at 738 York Street in Newport.
If you’re looking for a cute shopping district, head across the river to Bellevue. There you’ll find cafes, restaurants, boutiques and adorable little shops. I met with Bellevue’s Marketing Director Jody Robinson for coffee this morning to learn about all the fun and fab events they have coming up!
For more info on businesses that are moving in or expanding to new spaces or to see what’s new in the area, check out their website.
They’ve also got a ton of great events going on this summer!
The first Friday in June will be an 80s themed ladies night following by a city-wide yard sale on Saturday.
In July you’ll get to check out Christmas in July and join the scavenger hunt to find the Santa.
Then in August head venture across the river for a Taste of Bellevue. The third Saturday in August will be Dog Days, where adoption organizations, rescue groups and pet accessories will be on site and many of the shops in Bellevue are very pet-friendly with bowls and treats.
The third Saturday in September will include Art in the Park at Bellevue Beach Park. The event will be September 14 from 11 a.m.5 p.m. and at 7 they’re hosting a concert featuring local musicians.