This is Newport’s “summer of sailing”, and the HMS Bounty and Picton Castle is throwing an event bracketed by the America’s Cup World Series and the Ocean State Tall Ships- TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® events. Their guests will be excited by each of these, and their event bridges both celebrating Independence Day and America’s rich maritime heritage. Enjoy Newport’s spectacular Fireworks display while sipping a Gansett or some champagne and munching on some dessert. Gourmet quality delectables and premium champagne, wine and beer will all be served aboard the tall ships BOUNTY and PICTON CASTLE, berthed at Ft. Adams, Newport RI. (This is the prime location for fireworks viewing, and has ample, convenient parking.) Date and Time: 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., 4 July, 2012. For more action visit TallShipsAmerica.org.