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Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week.

Monday, July 2nd

5 pm – Brick Market Book Club at Museum of Newport History

5:30 pm & 8 pm – Won’t You Be My Neighbor at Jane Pickens Theater

6:35 pm – Newport Gulls Home Game at Cardines Field

8 pm – DOG SEES GOD at The Firehouse Theater

Tuesday, July 3rd

10 am – EBCAP Community Playgroup at Miantonomi Memorial Park

5:30 pm & 8 pm – Won’t You Be My Neighbor at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, July 4th

Various Times – More than a dozen historic houses of worship will open their doors for free during ‘First Freedom Open House Tour’ 

9:15 am to 12:30 pm – Newport Independence Day Celebration in Washington Square

12 pm – 1776 The Musical at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – 4th of July Celebration at Top of Newport at Hotel Viking

3 pm, 5:30 pm & 8 pm – Won’t You Be My Neighbor at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – America in Song: A 4th of July Celebration at Trinity Church

6:35 pm – Newport Gulls Home Game at Cardines Field

7:30 pm – Newport Music Festival: A Fourth of July Extravaganza at King Park

7:45 pm – Fireworks Cruise with 12 Meter Charters

9:15 pm – City of Newport’s Fireworks Display

9:30 pm – Town of Portsmouth’s Fireworks Display

Thursday, July 5th

3 pm, 5:30 pm & 8 pm – Won’t You Be My Neighbor at Jane Pickens Theater

6:30 pm – newportFILM Outdoors presents Three Identical Strangers at Salve Regina University

8 pm – Tell Newport: Freedom at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, July 6th

5:15 am –  Newport Music Festival: Sunrise Concert – Guitar at Chinese Tea House

4 pm – Paco’s Taco Nights at Ragged Island Brewing Company

5 pm to 8 pm – Live music outside at The Pineapples Club at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

5 pm – Fireside Friday Music Series: Dan Cristo at Newport Vineyards

6 pm – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6 pm – Art + Environmental Advocacy Panel Discussion at Newport Art Museum

6:35 pm – Newport Gulls Home Game at Cardines Field

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

Saturday, July 7th

8 am – Cars & Coffee at Fort Adams State Park

8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Aquidneck Growers’ Market at Newport Vineyards

9 am – Newport Regatta at Sail Newport

11 am – Newport Music Festival: Bach, Boccherini, and Scarlatti 

1 pm – Weekend Music Series: The Bucks Band at Newport Vineyards

3 pm – Waterfront Manhattan: From Henry Hudson to the High Line at Redwood Library

5 pm to 8 pm – Live music outside at The Pineapples Club at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

5 pm – Newport Polo: USA vs Italy at Newport International Polo Grounds

6 pm – No Tell Motel at The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6:30 pm – 21st Annual IYRS Summer Gala at IYRS

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

8 pm – Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show: Ray Harrington at Newport Vineyards

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. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.