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 Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).