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

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.