Discover the best, events, activities and things to do during this first weekend of December and Christmas in Newport!

Here’s our updated schedule of events for the inaugural Newport Holiday Stroll, what day will you be strollin’?

Schedule For Saturday, Dec. 3rd – http://bit.ly/2fMInmu

Schedule For Sunday, Dec. 4th – http://bit.ly/2gfku7O

Schedule For Saturday, Dec. 10th – http://bit.ly/2gsIvWD
Schedule For Sunday, Dec. 11th – http://bit.ly/2fMEIVN

Friday, December 2nd

All Day – Christmas In Newport Throughout Newport County

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

4 p.m. – Holiday Lantern Tour

4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. – The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

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

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

5:30 p.m. – Family Movie Night at Emmanuel Church

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

Live Music & Entertainment

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

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Live music with John & Joanne at Jo’s Bistro

8 p.m. – Live music with James Grande at The Wharf Pub

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

8 p.m. – Live standup comedy with Orlando Baxter at Newport Vineyards

9 p.m. – DJ & Dancing at Clarke Cooke House

9 p.m. – Live music at Jimmy’s Saloon

9 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Live music with Cowpie Poachers at Buskers

9 p.m. – Live music with Murphy’s Law at The Parlor

10 p.m. – Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights at Midtown Oyster Bar

10 p.m. – Live music with Trenton Street Collaborative at Pour Judgement

10 p.m. – Live music at One Pelham East

10 p.m. – Live music with Groovin’ You at Newport Blues Cafe

10 p.m. – DJ J Remedy at O’brien’s Pub

10 p.m. – Live music at Speakeasy

10 p.m. – Karaoke at Celtica

Saturday, December 3rd

All Day – Christmas In Newport Throughout Newport County

9 a.m. – Lucy’s Hearth Designer Wreath at Easton’s Beach

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Holiday Spectacular Artisan Craft Fair at Newport Elks Lodge

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cluny School Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale at IYRS

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Newport Holiday Stroll throughout Downtown Newport (Click HERE for today’s schedule, offers and discounts)

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dozens of stores will be hosting sip & shops, complimentary gift wrapping, gifts with purchases, in-store specials and more!

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Several restaurants are offering 15% off food when you show a retail receipt!

10 a.m. – UnDecked Halls at Doris Duke’s Rough Point

12 p.m. – Santa’s Workshop at Easton’s Beach Rotunda Ballroom

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

4 p.m. – Beauty and The Bling Holiday Party at Athalia Of Newport

4:30 p.m. – Bowen’s Wharf 46th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Bowen’s Wharf

8 p.m. & 10 p.m. – Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

9 p.m. – 40th Annual Governor’s Ball at Salve Regina University

Live Music & Entertainment:

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

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Holiday sing along with Brian Kirmil at Wharf Pub

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Live music with Steve Mortrude at Salt Water

8 p.m. – Live music with J-Krak and Cairo at Wharf Pub

8 p .m. – Live music with Brian Twohey at Buskers

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

9 p.m. – Royal Flush Comedy at Newport Grand

9 p.m. – Live music with Old Rogers and friends at Jimmy’s Saloon

9:30 p.m. – Live music with Nick Moran Trio at Fluke

10 p.m. – Live music at Midtown Oyster Bar

10 p.m. – Live music with Chopville at Speakeasy

10 p.m. – Live music with Mike Warner & friends at The Fifth Element

10 p.m. – DJ C Gray at O’brien’s Pub

10 p.m. – Live music with What Matters at Newport Blues Cafe

10 p.m. – Live music with The Blue Light Bandits at One Pelham East

10 p.m. – Karaoke at Celtica

10 p.m. – Live music at Tavern on Broadway

10 p.m. – Live music with Big Biscuit at Pour Judgement

Sunday, December 4th

All Day – Christmas In Newport Throughout Newport County

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cluny School Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale at IYRS

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Newport Holiday Stroll throughout Downtown Newport (Click HERE for today’s schedule, offers and discounts)

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Dozens of stores will be hosting sip & shops, complimentary gift wrapping, gifts with purchases, in-store specials and more!

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Several restaurants are offering 15% off food when you show a retail receipt!

11am-1pm – Steel Pan with Aaron Cote/Cote Percussion at Bowen’s Wharf North Pole

1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. – Loving at Jane Pickens Theater

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Christmas Cookie Decorating. More info

3 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Santa visits Style Newport

3 p.m. – A JUBILANT BACH CHRISTMAS at St. Joesph’s Church

4 p.m. – WORKSHOP: Juicing For The Holidays With Brigid Rafferty of The Power Of Juice at Kristen Coates

5 p.m. – Dinner With Santa in Newport, RI at Hotel Viking

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