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

Friday, October 7th

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Bowen’s Wharf Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale

4:30 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

7 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Studio 3

7 p.m. – Yoga Experience: An Aromatic Journey at Thames Street Yoga

7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Grey Sail Tap Takeover at Plumby’s

7:30 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

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

9 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Plumby’s

10 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Firehouse Theatre

Saturday, October 8th

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Trinity Pumpkin Patch open.

10 a.m. – 2016 Apple Festival at Young Family Farm 

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Bowen’s Wharf Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale

11 a.m. – Newport Festa Italiana’s Festival In The Park at Touro Park

11 a.m. – Apple Picking with Refugees at Sunset Orchard Farm

12 p.m. – Broadway Street Fair on Broadway

2 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

2 p.m. – Fall Hike at Ballard Park

4 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Pirates Of Goat Island Party at Pineapples On The Bay

4:30 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

6 p.m. – Cocktails Celebrating A Group Show: Destination Newport at Kristen Coates

7 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Studio 3

7:30 p.m. –  Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

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

9 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Studio 3

10 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at The Firehouse Theater

Sunday, October 9th

7:30 a.m. – The 2016 Newport Marathon and Half Marathon

10:30 a.m. – Bloody Mary Competition at @ The Deck

11 a.m. – BAFL (Brunch Art and Flea) Market! on Broadway

12 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Bowen’s Wharf Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale

1 p.m. – Newport Rugby BBQ Fundraiser at Newport Hibernian Hall

2 p.m. – Newport String Project’s Season Opening Concert at Newport Art Museum

5:30 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

7 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Studio 3

8:15 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

9 p.m. – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Plumby’s

9 p.m. – Presidential Debate Night at One Bellevue at Hotel Viking

Monday, October 10th

12 p.m. – Newport Festa Italiana Columbus Day Parade

4:30 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

7:30 p.m. – Birth Of A Nation at Jane Pickens Theater

Ryan M. Belmore

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