Discover what’s happening, new and to do this week for events and activities in and around Newport, RI!

Christmas In Newport, a month-long celebration of the Holiday Season throughout Newport, begins on Thursday, December 1st!

Monday, November 28th

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

5:00 p.m. – Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission at Bike Newport Office

6:30 p.m. – Community Forum on Planned Improvement to the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center

7:00 p.m. – Zoning Board of Review at Newport City Hall

Tuesday, November 29th

4:00 p.m. – The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

4:30 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

7:00 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, November 30th

12:30 p.m. – Royal Opera House: Cosi Fan Tutte at Jane Pickens Theater

4:00 p.m. – The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

4:30 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

6:30 p.m. – Fermentation Class at Forty 1 North

7:00 p.m. – Wine Class: Old World/New World Wines at Newport Wine Cellar

7:00 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

Thursday, December 1st

12 p.m. – 8 Bells Lecture Series at Seamen’s Church

2:00 p.m. –  Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Newport Historical Society’s Holiday Open House at Newport Colony House

4:00 p.m. – The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

4:30 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

5: 00 p.m. – Special City Council Meeting – City Council takes Oath of Office at Newport City Hall

5 p.m. – Opening Reception: The Variable Line at Redwood Library

5:45 p.m. – Vineyard Vinyasa YOGA: December at Newport Vineyards

6:00 p.m. – Workshop: Collage Gifts with Rebecca Kelly at Kristen Coates

6:00 p.m. – Official Opening of Christmas in Newport at Washington Square

8:00 p.m. –  Tight Loose at Jane Pickens Theater

Friday, December 2nd

9 a.m. – Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale at Newport Hospital

4 p.m. – Holiday Lantern Tour

4:00 p.m. – The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

5:00 p.m. – Newport Holiday Stroll Preview at Kristen Coates

7 p.m. – @ The Deck Holiday Paint Party at @ The Deck

7 p.m. – Victorian Boutique at Edward King Center

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

8 p.m. – Barrel of Laughs Comedy: Orlando Baxter at Newport Vineyards


Newport, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

This information was provided to us by the venue or musicians, it is subject to change. Did we miss something or get something wrong? E-mail Ryan@whatsupnewp.com! 

Monday

  • Fastnet: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am.
  • Fifth Element: Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7pm to 10pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Yacht Club Rejects from 9pm to 1am.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with Julio Amaro from 6pm to 9pm.

Tuesday

  • O’Brien’s: Trivia at 8pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Open Mic at 8pm.

Wednesday

  • Buskers: Open mic night with Mike Warner from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Fastnet: Pub Trivia at 9pm.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant: Live music at 9pm. No cover.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with The Z Boys from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sardella’s: Live Jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.

Thursday

  • Celtica: Trivia at 9pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open mic at 9pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 9pm.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant: Live jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.
  • Perro Salado:  Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 9pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Bingo at 8pm.

Friday

  • Buskers: Live music from 9pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. No cover.
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm.
  • Hotel Viking: Live music from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with at 9pm.
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music at 9pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 9pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 7:30pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live Reggae music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.

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