Discover what’s happening for events, meetings, live music and entertainment this week in and around Newport, RI.

Monday, May 1st

7:30 pm – TED CINEMA EXPERIENCE: TED2017 OPENING EVENT at Jane Pickens Theater

Tuesday, May 2nd

4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – Dawn Euer, Campaign Kick Off at The Fifth Element

6:30 pm – Sankofa Action Sessions Community Meeting at Gather

8 pm – Battle Chefs Finals: Stamps VS Allaire at The Revolving Door

Wednesday, May 3rd

7:30 am – Business & Breakfast at Newport Vineyards

11:30 am – Brown Bag Lunch Series: Men’s Health 101 at Newport Hospital

12 pm – Cultural Connections Lecture: Laurence Cutler, Chairman & CEO; Judy Cutler, Museum Director & Curator – National Museum of American Illustration at Rosecliff

4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – 2nd Annual Fishers Island Cocktail Competition at Midtown Oyster Bar

5:30 pm – Power, Sex, & Security at Redwood Library

Thursday, May 4th

12 pm – 8 Bells Lecture: Cassandra in Oz at Seamen’s Church Institue

3 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – What Did Alexander Hamilton Drink? at Newport Historical Society

6 pm – Learn Locally: Container Gardening at Newport Public Library

6:30 pm – Mixology Class: Tiki at Christie’s


7 pm – Fiddle concert at Salvation Cafe 

7 pm – Tell Newport: The Customer Is Always Right at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, May 5th

6 pm – A Theater Happening in Washington Square

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

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