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

Monday, October 3

4:30 p.m. – Don’t Think Twice at Jane Pickens Theater

7:30 p.m. – Captain Fantastic at Jane Pickens Theater

Tuesday, October 4

4:30 p.m. – Don’t Think Twice at Jane Pickens Theater

6 p.m. – 4th Annual Midtown Pig Roast & Beer Dinner at Midtown Oyster Bar

6:30 p.m. – Newport First Ward City Council Free Public Forum at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

7:30 p.m. – Captain Fantastic at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, October 5

12 p.m. – “Before Jutland: The Shock of the New Technologies at the Start of the First World War at Sea,” by James Goldrick at Seaman’s Church Institute.

4:30 p.m. – Don’t Think Twice at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 p.m. – Focus The Sexy, Secret, Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion Photographers with Michael Gross at Redwood Library

5:30 p.m. – Tails on the Trail at Newport Vineyards

7:30 p.m. – What’sUpNewp Presents The Blues Brothers and live music with Big Cat Blues at Jane Pickens Theater

Thursday, October 6

The 2016 Rogue Island Comedy Festival!

2 p.m. – National Theater: The Deep Blues Sea at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 p.m. – Paradise: A Cultural Landscape at Norman Bird Sanctuary

5:30 p.m. – Paradise Valley Lecture Series – Paradise: A Cultural Landscape at 583 Third Beach Rd.

5:30 p.m. – And One for the Pot, Tea & Treason: A Living History Talk at Newport Historical Society

5:30 p.m. – Don’t Think Twice at Jane Pickens Theater

6 p.m. – Rock The Mansion 2016 at OceanCliff

6:30 p.m. – Haunted New England with Jeff Belanger at Newport Public Library

7:30 p.m. – Captain Fantastic at Jane Pickens Theater

Friday, October 7

The 2016 Rogue Island Comedy Festival!

4:30 p.m. & 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

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.