Things are really starting to pick up in and around Newport, the season is here! Mother’s Day is this weekend (hopefully you remembered), Newport Oyster Festival and Salve graduation is next weekend, and then we roll right into Memorial Day weekend.

Here’s what’s happening in and around the City this weekend, make the most of it!

Friday, May 12

Weather Forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

You Might Also Like – Live Music & Entertainment Listings For Friday, May 12th

12:30 pm to 7 pm – 14th Annual Thomas “Fox” Donnelly Memorial Golf Tournament at Green Valley Country Club

4 pm & 7 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – The Foursome at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

7 pm – BINGO at Fenner Hall

7 pm – DIY Herbal Cocktails at Gather

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

Saturday, May 13

Weather Forecast: A chance of rain, mainly after 9 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

You Might Also Like – Live Music & Entertainment Listings For Saturday, May 13th

6:30 am to 4:30 pm – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Migration Ecotour at Norman Bird Sanctuary

9 am to 12 pm – Newport in Bloom Plant Sale at Newport Elks Club

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

10 am – Second Saturday at Newport Art Museum

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

11 am – 20 Year Anniversary Celebration at Tiffany Peay Jewelry Box

11 am & 6 pm – The Foursome at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

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

12 pm to 4 pm – Sheep Shearing at Watson Farm in Jamestown

12:30 pm & 8:15 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater

1 pm – Weekend Music Series: Yacht Club Rejects at Newport Vineyards

2 pm to 3 pm – Seaside Shakespeare Society Summer Meet N’ Greet at Maison DNA

2 pm to 3 pm – Mixology Master Class at The Vanderbilt Grace

3:30 pm – The Golden Bowl with Director James Ivory in person at Jane Pickens Theater

7 pm – Shipwrecked Into The Blue at Hood Sailmakers

7:30 pm – On The Verge: An Evening at The Casinos at Casino Theater

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

Sunday, May 14

Weather Forecast: Rain, mainly before 9 am. High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

You Might Also Like – What To Do With Mom on Mother’s Day and Live Music & Entertainment Listings For Sunday, May 14th

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

10 am to 5 pm – Annual Mother’s Day Open House at Kristen Coates on Bowen’s Wharf

12 pm – Swing into Summer Think Pink Party at Bowen’s Wharf

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

2 pm to 3 pm – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Plant Walk – Moms Half Price! at Norman Bird Sanctuary

3 pm – Sunday Bloody Funday at Jimmy’s Saloon

4 pm & 7 pm – Their Finest 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.