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

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Friday, October 29

Preservation Society to host a Scavenger Hunt and Trick or Treat event at The Breakers

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Blue Anchor Grill – Gary Farias from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Steamy Windows from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – 7 Day Weekend at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Jeff Rosen from 8 pm to 11 pm, Live DJ at 11:30 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • The Reef – Sean Rivers from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos from 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Saturday, October 30

Best-selling author Ann Hood hosts ‘The Writing Life’ public talk at Salve Regina on Oct. 30

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Casino Theatre – S.G. Goodman at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Common Fence Community Hall – Kyle Rogers from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards – Dick Lupino Jazz Quartet from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –The Smokin Toads from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Craft – The Naticks at 3 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • Norey’s – Love Scandal at 9:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music from 3:30 pm to 7 pm, Ryan McHugh from 8 pm to 11:30 pm, DJ at 11:30 pm
  • Rusty’s – Barfly at 8:30 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • The Reef – Brian Scott Trio from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Painos from 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Sunday, October 31

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Traditional Irish Music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 11 am to 2 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – The Blue Fo’s from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music from 4:30 pm to 8 pm, Ryan McHugh from 9 pm to 1 am
  • Pour Judgement – Los Duerinos at 10 pm
  • St. Colomba’s – Newport String Quartet at 2 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Quartet hosts jazz night at 5:30 pm, Halloween Hilarity with The Bit Players at 8 pm

City & Government

Nothing scheduled.

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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).