Looking for something fun to do this week in Newport, RI? Discover some great events, activities and things to do this weekend in the City-By-The-Sea.


Looking for live music, comedy, entertainment, trivia, karaoke, a movie or some other form of entertainment this week? Here’s where to find live music and entertainment around Newport this week.


Monday, August 8th

8 p.m.: Laughter for Locals at The Firehouse Theater

Tuesday, August 9th

11:30 a.m.: Books on the Beach at OceanCliff

5:30 p.m.: Summer Concert Series with 6 Diggit at Sweet Berry Farm

6 p.m.: Family night concert at Easton’s Beach with Dick Lupino Band

Wednesday, August 10th

12 p.m.: Newport Police Community Surf Day at Sachuest Beach

4 p.m.: Touring, Networking, Live Music, & Refreshments at Fort Adams State Park

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Community Open House at Newport Opera House

6 p.m.: Kara Sundlun; Finding Dad: From “Love” Child to Daughter at Castle Hill

7 p.m.: Renewal of the Blue Garden at SVF Foundation

7 p.m.: Family Friendly Funnies with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8 p.m.: Movies On The Rocks with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade  at Ballard Park

Thursday, August 11th

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Art After Dark at Newport Art Museum featuring live music with Navy Band Northeast

5 p.m.: Newport Gallery Night throughout Newport

6 p.m.: Kids night concert at Easton’s Beach with Toe Jam Puppet Band

7 p.m.: Breitling Launch Party! at Saltzman’s Watch

7:30 p.m.: Screening of Pell at Jane Pickens Theater

8 p.m.: Mixed Mayhem with America’s Favorite Cubiclemates: at Firehouse Theater
8:10 p.m.: newportFILM presents Betting on Zero on the lawn of Ochre Court.

Friday, August 12th

6 p.m.: Newport Yacht Rendezvous at Newport Shipyard

7:30pm: Dueling Pianos at Studio 3

8 p.m.: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

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