The 2016 Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour will host a book signing event featuring Bettie Bearden Pardee’s Living Newport: Houses, People, Style on Sunday, April 24th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM during the House Tour.  Living Newport will be available for purchase for $65.

Author, lecturer, garden connoisseur, former magazine editor and television host/producer, Bettie Bearden Pardee calls Newport, RI home, the inspiration for her most recent books on lifestyle and design, and her new website, “Private Newport.”

Previous book titles include Private Newport: At Home and in the Garden, for which Bettie received an award for a “commitment to excellence” by the Horticultural Society of New York;  Newport in Flower: A History of Newport’s Horticultural Heritage; and two on entertaining for young marrieds, Pardee Guide to Great Entertaining and Pardee Guide to Great Weekend Entertaining.



For more information about Bettie and her books, please visit the Private Newport website.

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