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

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Friday, May 18th

7 am – Bike to Work Day!

10 am to 7 pm – Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village open at Fort Adams

12 pm to 3 pm – Gurney’s Volvo Ocean Race Clambake at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

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

5:30 pm – Reception for Slocum Exhibition at Redwood Library

6 pm – 2018 ArtsFest! at St. Michael’s Country Day School

6 pm – 8:30 pm – Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival Opening Night Benefit Party

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

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Saturday, May 19th

6 am – Royal Wedding Breakfast at Jane Pickens Theater

8 am – Cars & Coffee at Marble House

9 am to 12 pm – 2018 Newport in Bloom plant sale at Elks Lodge

9 am to 12:30 pm – Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 7 pm – Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village open at Fort Adams

10 am – Garden Tour of Chateau-sur-Mer 

10 am – 18th Century House Joining & Planemaking Demonstration at Wanton Lyman Hazard House

10:30 am – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Plant Walk

11 am – 5 pm – Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

12 pm to 3 pm – Gurney’s Volvo Ocean Race Clambake at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

2 pm – Gurney’s Resorts In-Port Race

2 pm – Choir School of Newport County Spring Concert at Emmanuel Church

2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – First Daily Ticketed Sail of 2018 at 12 Meter Charters

6:30 pm – Barrel Aged Beer Night at Newport Storm

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

Sunday, May 20th

8 am – Youth Birders Walk at Miantonomi Memorial Park

10 am to 6 pm – Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village open at Fort Adams

11 am – 5 pm – Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival on Bowen’s Wharf

12 pm to 3 pm – Gurney’s Volvo Ocean Race Clambake at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

2 pm – Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9 Restart (Newport to Cardiff)

2 pm – Crazy For You at Newport Children’s Theater

2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – Seaside Stage Society Auditions at Trinity Church

Ryan M. Belmore

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