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October 15, 2018

This Weekend: 25+ things to do in and around Newport


It’s that time of the summer where we begin to realize or recognize that summer is coming to an end. It really hit us when we found out that Naval Station Newport will host their annual Salute To Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show this weekend, is it really already almost Labor Day weekend? Yikes!

Anyway, discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport during this second-to-last summer weekend.

Friday, August 24th

10 am to 8 pm – City of Arboreta and Evening Of The Arboreta

4 pm – Paco’s Taco Nights at Ragged Island Brewing Company

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

7 pm – Paint Nite at O’Brien’s Pub

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Saturday, August 25th

8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Middletown Aquidneck Growers’ Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am – Free guided tours of the Common Burying Ground

10:30 am – Ask a Gardener at Doris Duke’s Rough Point

12 pm – 5th Annual Living History Event: Life During the Battle of RI

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents Leslie & Matt at Newport Vineyards

1:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – Salute to Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show at Naval Station Newport

4 pm – Benefit for the Redwood Library, Newport, RI at Bellevue House

5 pm – Newport Polo – Newport vs. New York – at Newport International Polo Grounds

6 pm – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6 pm – IYRS Cocktail Party at IYRS

6 pm – Funny 4 Fido Comedy Night at Newport Blues Cafe

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Sunday, August 26th

8 am – Free Guided Bird Walk at Norman Bird Sanctuary

10 am – Classic Yacht Parade in Newport Harbor

10 am – Motors & Mimosas at Audrain Auto Museum

10:30 am – L.L.Bean Shore Tour at Fort Adams

11 am – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

12 pm – Miantonomi Exploration Days with the Aquidneck Land Trust

1 pm – Newport Harbor Walk Pollinator Tour

1 pm – Weekend Music Series: Feel Good Drift at Newport Vineyards

1:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm to 6 pm -NIMFEST featuring Julio Amaro and The Ravers at King Park


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