Neighborhoods of Newport House Tours & Book Tour



The Newport House Tour is pleased to present an afternoon withBarclay Butera.


From 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on the House Tour, all attendees will have an opportunity to meet Internationally acclaimed Barclay Butera and purchase his latest book “Barclay Butera – Getaways and Retreats”.  This book signing event will be held at the newly finished Paradise Farmhouse Retreat Center as part of the tour.

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Copies of his earlier book, “Barclay Butera – Living On The Coast” will also be available for purchase.  Signed books are $40 each.  A percentage of the proceeds will benefit St. Michael’s School and The Martin Luther King Jr. Center.


A reception and cash bar will be provided with your House Tour ticket.

Living on the coast

Barclay Butera




•  The 14th Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour, presented by St. Michael’s Country Day School, will be held one day only, rain or shine, Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.  Houses will be open until 4:00 pm.


•  Ticket prices are $60 in advance.  The Group Ticket price is $50 each if you buy 4 tickets or more.  Ticket prices go up to $75 after Friday, April 25.


• Proceeds from the House Tour benefit student programs at St. Michael’s Country Day School and this year a portion of the proceeds benefits The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Newport.


•  Included with your House Tour ticket is a Book Signing Reception with award winning California author Barclay Butera at the Paradise Farmhouse and Retreat Center from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  You must have a House Tour ticket to be admitted to the reception.  A cash bar will be available.  Books by Barclay Butera will be available for purchase & signing at the reception, or you may purchase your books in advance when you buy your House Tour ticket.  Books are $40 each.


•  A tote bag will be provided with your ticket and map.  A complimentary copy of Newport Life Magazine annual April Home issue, and a complimentary cookbook will be included. “Flavors of a Newport Summer” features recipes from twenty-one local restaurants and inns as well as favorites from families, faculty, and staff of St. Michael’s.


•  Shuttle buses will be provided for transportation on the House Tour.


•  All tickets will be held for pickup at the school. To avoid a line on the day of the tour, you may pick up your tickets in advance.  Tickets will be available for pick up at St. Michael’s School starting Friday, April 25 from 8:00 am. to 3:00 pm, Saturday, April 26 from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 pm, and on the day of the tour Sunday, April 27 starting at 9:30 a.m. แผนที่ดาวเทียม Pre-ordered boxed lunches will only be available for pick up on the day of the tour.


• On the day of the House Tour, registration will begin at 9:30 am, at St. Michael’s Country Day School, 180 Rhode Island Avenue, Newport.


• Orders for boxed lunches will be available for purchase starting early March through Friday April 25th. Lunches will not be available on the day of the tour unless they were pre-ordered. Please remember to pick up your lunch/beverage on Sunday, April 27th from 9:30 am through 4 pm if you have pre-ordered.


Please note House Tour Rules:


• No photos may be taken during the tour.
• No children under age 12.
• No pets.
• House Tour attendees will be asked to remove shoes before touring each house.  A bag will be provided.


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