Discover the best things to do in and around Newport this weekend.

Friday, May 5th

What’s Happening on Cinco de Mayo in Newport

3 pm & 8:35 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – A Theater Happening in Washington Square

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

Saturday, May 6th

8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Architectural Symposium: Newport’s Sporting Life at International Tennis Hall Of Fame

9 am to 1 pm – Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 4 pm – Free Tours of Fort Adams for Newport County Residents

12 pm to 2 pm  Free Tours of Eisenhower House for Newport County Residents

1:30 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Mixology Master Class at The Vanderbilt Grace

5 pm – Derby Party to Benefit Rhody Squash at Newport Vineyards

6 pm – Opening: A Wave Of Art at Kristen Coates

7 pm – 2017 Stagefright Megley Awards at Megley Black Box Theater

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

8 pm – 7th Annual Rockin Rodeo! at Dockside

8 pm – Pete Seeger Tribute at Sandywoods Center For The Arts

8:30 pm – Evening of Star Gazing at Ballard Park

Sunday, May 7th

8 am – Bird Walk at Ballard Park

10 am to 4 pm – Free Tours of Fort Adams for Newport County Residents

11:30 am – National Police Parade on Aquidneck Island

12 pm to 2 pm  Free Tours of Eisenhower House for Newport County Residents

1:30 pm & 4 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – Auditions for Baggage at Newport Playhouse

7:30 pm – Proximity; Surf film by Teton Gravity at Jane Pickens Theater

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.