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, December 12

12 p.m. – Economic Update Luncheon on the Impact Of Arts at Newport Art Museum

12 p.m. – Cultural Connections Lecture: John W. Smith, Director, RISD Museum at Rosecliff

1 p.m. – City Council/School Committee Liaison Subcommittee Meeting

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

6:15 p.m. – 3rd Community Meeting at Gather

6:30 p.m. – Zoning Board of Review Meeting

Tuesday, December 13

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Christmas at the Inns Tour 

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

5 p.m. – Santa visits the neighborhoods of Newport

6 p.m. – Cooking Class: Easy Holiday Entertaining at Newport Wine Cellar

Wednesday, December 14

1 p.m. – Home School Class: Animal Tracking at Ballard Park

3 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Christmas at the Inns Tour

4 p.m. – Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

6:30 p.m. – Newport City Council meeting at Newport City Hall

7 p.m. – Painting Party at Hotel Viking 

7 p.m. – SCI Speaker Series : “Boatbuilding at IYRS” at Seamen’s Church Institute

Thursday, December 15

2 p.m. – National Theater Live: No Man’s Land at Jane Pickens Theater

3:30 p.m. – Tree Lighting and more! on Broadway

5 p.m. – Santa visits the neighborhoods of Newport

5 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea at Jane Pickens Theater

Friday, December 16

1:15 p.m., 4 p.m & 7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea at Jane Pickens Theater

4 p.m. – Holiday Lantern Tour at Brick Market Museum & Shop

5 p.m. – Family Night with a visit from Santa at O’brien’s Pub

6:30 p.m. – Paint Party at Common Fence Point

7 p.m. – OceanCliff Holiday Gala

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


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
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Eagle Huntress at 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • 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

  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Eagle Huntress at 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Eagle Huntress at 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • 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
  • Jane Pickens Theater: National Theater Live: No Man’s Land at 2pm, The Eagle Huntress at 5pm and Manchester By The Sea at 7 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Manchester By The Sea at 1:15 p.m.,  4 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • 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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