Wooden Boat Show gets underway in Newport

NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — The Newport Wooden Boat Show returns this weekend at Bowen’s Wharf.

Encompassing a half-mile of the Newport waterfront, the event features Hinckley, Hunt and other Down East-style boats.

Entry is free and the show runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

In the above video, Meteorologist Pete Mangione joins Eyewitness News for a live preview from Newport.

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