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 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).