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Here’s a look at what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this week.

Monday, October 9th

10 am to 5 pm – Bowen’s Wharf Columbus Day Sidewalk Sale on Bowen’s Wharf

12 pm – Return to Camelot – a Remembrance of the Kennedy wedding” at St. Mary’s Church

12 pm – Columbus Day Parade steps off in front of St. Joseph’s Church on Broadway

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Battle Of The Sexes at Jane Pickens Theater

7 pm – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Studio 3

9 pm – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at Studio 3

Tuesday, October 10th

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Battle Of The Sexes at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, October 11th

11 am – Lecture: Ernest Bowditch: Out of Olmsted’s Shadow at Rosecliff

2 pm – Newport Aquidneck Growers Market on Memorial Blvd

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Battle Of The Sexes at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Beyond the Tour: Nature Tamed at Rough Point

5:30 pm – A Monument to Perseverance: The Struggle to Build the Newport Pell Bridge at Redwood Library

6:30 pm – Seamen’s Church Institute Speaker Series: 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover at Seamen’s Church Institute

Thursday, October 12th

4 pm – October Newport Gallery Night

4 pm – Workshop: Active Transportation at The Edward King House

5 pm – Art After Dark at Newport Art Museum

5 pm – Making Rocking Connections With Eliot Lewis at Forty 1 North

6 pm – WORKSHOP: Big Abstracts With Kristen Coates 

6 pm – Lecture: Luxurious Consumption – The Rituals & Artistry of Afternoon Tea at Rosecliff

6 pm – Newport to Nashville at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6 pm – One Island Celebration at Rotunda Ballroom at Easton’s Beach

7 pm – Chick Corea: The Musician at Jamestown Arts Center

Friday, October 13th

2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – Ghosts of the Armory past & present at Artillery Company of Newport

6 pm – Pints for Pets of Nowzad at Cappy’s

7 pm – Fortress of Nightmares at Fort Adams State Park

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

Ryan M. Belmore

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