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

Friday, September 23rd

12 Metre North American Championship

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

5:00 p.m. – Newport Festa Italiana – John Panaggio Original Ziti Night at Vasco de Gama Hall

6:00 p.m. – Hunt For The Wilderpeople at Jane Pickens Theater

7:30 p.m. – Dueling Pianos at Studio 3

8 p.m. – Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8:15 p.m. – The Beatles: 8 Days A Week at Jane Pickens Theater

Saturday, September 24th

12 Metre North American Championship

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

Art House Theater Day at Jane Pickens Theater

7 a.m. – 2016 Jamestown Rhode Race

10 a.m. – 5th Annual Harvest Craft Fair at Knights Of Columbus (Middletown)

11 a.m. – Yoga on Rose Island

1 p.m. – Mapping the Newport Experience: From Colonial to Contemporary City Tour at Brick Market Museum

4 p.m. – Newport Polo Finals 

4:30 p.m. – Hennessy Cocktail Master Class at Hotel Viking

8p.m. & 10 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Thater

Sunday, September 25th

12 Metre North American Championship

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

9:30 a.m. – 15th Annual Fort Adams Car Show at Fort Adams

10 a.m. – 55th Annual Cluny Country Fair at Cluny School

3:30 p.m. – Rose Island Sunset Dog Romp

6 p.m. – Auditions for Nana’s Naughty Knickers at Newport Playhouse

Ryan M. Belmore

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