Journal file photo / Sandor Bodo
Island Overstock, a three-day flash sale, is debuting in Newport this week.
Held at the Hotel Viking, the event features deeply discounted (50 to 75 percent off) excess inventory -- clothing, jewelry and accessories -- from Rhode Island boutiques.
Participating retailers include Newport's Laura Jean, Groovy Gator, Nankeen, The Apothecary and Wickford's Blue Hydrangea.
Island Overstock will be held at the Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport, on Friday from 2 to 8 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.