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Discover where to find the best things to do, entertainment, activities and live music this weekend.

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Friday, December 6th

3 p.m. – Fab Friendly Fridays at FabNewport

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

5 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Newport Skating Center Open For Ice Skating

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

Saturday, December 7th

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

2 p.m. – Winter Speaker Series – What to Expect from the New President – Darrell M. West – at Newport Art Museum

2:30 p.m. – Healing Exchange at Newport Community Yoga

7 p.m. – Magnolia Cajun Band at Sandywood’s in Tiverton

8 p.m. & 10 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Sunday, December 8th

11 a.m. – First Beach Cleanup of 2017! at Fort Adams State Park

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

2 p.m. – The Hotel Viking presents Afternoon Tea with Harpist Arilyn Mitchell

10:30 p.m. – Local Family and Local Couple to Appear on HGTV’s ‘Island Life’ in January

Ryan M. Belmore

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