Discover what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend.

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Friday, October 20th

11 am – God’s Little Acre tour with Keith Stokes at Common Burying Ground

12 pm to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch open at Trinity Church

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

6 pm – Emmanuel Church Movie Night

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

Saturday, October 21st

7 am – Water Brothers Pro (weather dependent)

8 am – Cars & Coffee at Marble House

9 am – Middletown Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch open at Trinity Church

11 am – WORKSHOP: Good Intentions With Kristen Coates

11 am – Common Burying Ground, Tour of the Month

11 am – Solving Your R.I. Brick Walls Genealogy Program at Newport Public Library

11:30 am – Grand Opening of Renaissance Fitness & Cycle

12 pm – Gooseberry Beach Artisans & Family Fair

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents Silverteeth at Newport Vineyards

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

2 pm – Master Mixology Class with Christina Mercado at Vanderbilt Grace

6 pm – 6th ANNUAL GREEN MONKEY GLOWBALL TOURNEY at Jamestown Golf Course

6 pm – Gala Event! Benefest 2017 “Under the Stars” at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

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

Sunday, October 22nd

7 am – Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run

7 am – Water Brothers Pro (weather dependent)

7:30 am – Volvo Ocean Race Race Start Viewing Party at Sail Newport

8 am to 11 am – Post Pell Party with Hot Breakfast at Brick Alley Pub

9 am – Newport Yoga Class at Hotel Viking

10 am to 3 pm – New England Wrap-Up 2017 (Euro Only) Car Show at Easton’s Beach

10 am to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch open at Trinity Church

12 pm – WORKSHOP: Conversation With Creatives With Kristen Coates

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents Tom Burgess at Newport Vineyards

1 pm – Formula 1 Viewing Party at Newport Car Museum

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

2 pm – Ready, Set, Hike! at Norman Bird Sanctuary

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