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 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).