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Discover what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this week.

Newport Bridgefest, a local, live music and music education festival that “bridges” the gap between the prestigious Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals for a continuous 10 days of music in our community, takes place Monday through Thursday of this week. CLICK HERE for full schedule.

You Might Also Like – Live Music and Entertainment Listings: July 31 – August 4

Monday, July 31st

3 pm – Pop Up Kids Paint gathering at Morton Park

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Big Sick at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Mt. Gay Mondays at Plumby’s 

8 pm – Laughter For Locals (live improv comedy with The Bit Players) at The Firehouse Theater

Tuesday, August 1st

7 am – SpaFjor’s Rise and Shine Yoga at Hotel Viking

10 am – Garden Tips and Soil Testing at Prescott Farm

2:30 pm to 6 pm – Newport Farmers Market at Pell Elementary School

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Big Sick at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – The John G. Winslow Lecture: Great Houses: The Morgan Library at Rosecliff

6 pm – Newport Recreation Department Summer 2017 Performances at Easton’s Beach

6:30 pm – RIDP Women’s Caucus August Meeting at Newport Public Library

7 pm – Lord Hobo Brewing Co Tap Takeover at Plumby’s

Wednesday, August 2nd

1 pm & 3:45 pm – The Big Sick at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm to 6 pm – Newport Aquidneck Growers Market on Memorial Blvd.

5 pm – Fireside Evening Music Series: Wind in Sails at Newport Vineyards

5:30 pm – The Architect’s Portfolio: Jazz Age Cottages at Redwood Library

6:30 pm – Junior League Recruitment Social at Midtown Oyster Bar

6:30 pm – Fermentation Class: American Sparklers at Forty 1 North

7 pm – Opioid Epidemic – Speaker Series at Emmanuel Church

7 pm – Family Friendly Funnies with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

7 pm – Chasing Trane: John Coltrane Documentary and Live Music at Jane Pickens Theater

8:15 pm – Finding Dory – Movies on the Rocks at Ballard Park

Thursday, August 3rd

11 am – 8:45 pm – Live Local Music & Arts Festival at Great Friends Meeting House

11 am – Thursdays in the Garden – Children’s Educational Programs at Green Animals – Music Makers: The Garden is an Orchestra at Green Animals

1 pm – Eco Scouting at Ballard Park

2 pm & 4:45 pm – The Big Sick at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Beach Bash at Norman Bird Sanctuary

6 pm – Newport Recreation Department Summer 2017 Performances at Easton’s Beach

6:15 pm – May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers – newportFILM at St. Michael’s Country Day

6:30 pm – Newport Festival Foundation Will Present ‘A Bridge Together’ at Fort Adams on August 3rd

8 pm – Tell Newport: Dirty at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, August 4th

11 am to 6:15 pm – Day #1 of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park

5:30 pm – Barbells & Brews at One Asterisk

7 pm – Gala la Bamba at Rosecliff

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

8 pm – Alive! at Salvation Army

Ryan M. Belmore

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