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

Friday, August 17th

A Weekend Of Coaching returns to Newport August 16 – 19

Ida Lewis Distance Race

4 pm to 8 pm – Winner Winner Nights at Ragged Island

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

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

6:30 pm – New Belgium Brewing and Bike Newport Summer Rides

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

Saturday, August 18th

A Weekend Of Coaching returns to Newport August 16 – 19

Ida Lewis Distance Race

8 am – Newport SUP Cup 2018: Paddle for Access at Newport Shipyard

8 am to 10 am – Motors & Mansions at Salve Regina University

8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Farmers Market at Newport Vineyards

9 am – Fortress of Nightmares Construction & Build Day at Fort Adams

10 am – Book Signing at Coaching Parade at The Elms

12 pm – Newport County YMCA Doggie Dip

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents The Royal Furs at Newport Vineyards

1:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Newport Polo: USA vs. Jamaica at Glen Farm

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

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

Sunday, August 19th

A Weekend Of Coaching returns to Newport August 16 – 19

Ida Lewis Distance Race

10 am – 15 Annual Common Fence Point 5 Miler and 3 Mile Walk

11 am – No Tell Motel at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

11 am to 2 pm – Miantonomi Exploration Days with the Aquidneck Land Trust

1 pm – Annual George Washington Letter Reading Event at Touro Synagogue

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series: Grayson Ty at Newport Vineyards

1:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm to 6 pm – NIMFest presents Down City at King Park

6 pm – Michael Solomonov Pop-Up Cocktail Party at Forty 1 North

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).