Discover the best things, events and activities to do in and around Newport this week.

Monday, August 21

J Class World Championship

1 pm – The Great American Eclipse Party at Top of Newport

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Mt. Gay Mondays at Plumby’s

8 pm – Laughter For Locals with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Tuesday, August 22

J Class World Championship

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

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Summer Celebration Concert and Bonfire at Easton’s Beach

6 pm – The Playboys @ First Beach!

7 pm – Allagash Tap Takeover at Plumby’s

Wednesday, August 23

J Class World Championship

2 pm – Newport Aquidneck Growers Market at Memorial Boulevard

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Fireside Evening Music Series: Andi Flax at Newport Vineyards

5:30 pm – Fontainbleau: Gilded Hunting Lodge at Redwood Library

6 pm – Spirits & Stogies at Top of Newport

7 pm – Renewal of the Blue Garden in Newport, Rhode Island at SVF Foundation

7 pm – Family Friendly Funnies at The Firehouse Theater

8 pm – Star Wars Rogue One – Movies on the Rocks at Ballard Park

Thursday, August 24

J Class World Championship

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater

7:45 pm – newportFILM presents Dealt at Newport International Polo Grounds

8 pm – “I Love…What’s His Name?” A Cabaret about Confusion in Love in the 21st Century at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, August 25

J Class World Championship

Fort Adams Civil War Weekend

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater

7 pm – Disco Throwback Bash at Common Fence Point

8 pm – Alive! at the Salvation Army Hall

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