Discover the best events, activities and things to do in and around Newport, RI this week.

Monday, August 22nd

5:30pm – Speech and Book Signing with Retired Lt. General Michael Flynn at Laforge Restaurant

8 pm – Laughter for Locals at The Firehouse Theater

Tuesday, August 23rd

5:30pm – Summer Concert Series with The Villanaires at Sweet Berry Farm

Wednesday, August 24th

5:30pm – Historic Lecture Series – Elizabethan Pageant: Hatfield House at Redwood Library

6pm – Lecture: Newport’s Gilded Age Yachtsmen at Rosecliff

7pm – Family Friendly Funnies with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8pm – Movies On The Rocks with Karate Kid at Ballard Park

Thursday, August 25th

7:45pm – newportFILM presents Being AP at Newport International Polo Grounds

8pm – Bits Per Second LIVE! at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, August 26th

2pm – 4pm – Trunk Show-Antique Button Jewelry at Marble House

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

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).