Audrain's Newport Concours & Motor Week returns. Photo by Nicole Vanasse/What's Up Newp.

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

Cruise Ships Schedule

  • Friday, September 30 – MS Insignia (Capacity: 824 passengers, 400 crew)
  • Friday, September 30 – Seven Seas Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers, 340 crew)
  • Sunday, October 2 – MS Insignia (Capacity: 824 passengers, 400 crew)
  • Sunday, October 2 – Enchanted Princess (Capacity: 3,660 passengers, 1,346 crew)
  • See the full updated schedule here.

Six Picks

‘Six Picks’ Events: What to do in RI this weekend (Sept. 30-Oct. 2)

‘Six Picks’ Music: The best in local music this weekend (Sept. 30-Oct. 2)

Open Houses

Open Houses: 29 homes to check out in Newport County this weekend

Friday, September 30

Hocus Pocus 2 premieres on Disney+ on September 30

Preservation Society’s Fall Programs begin Sept. 30; Gilded Age Lecture Series continues

Bridge To Fitness will permanently close on September 30

Celtica Public House will permanently close on September 30

The Cowsills announce first new album in 30 Years “Rhythm of The World” out September 30

What’s Up interview: Ali McGuirk, releasing new album and playing Askew in Providence Sept. 30

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Blue Anchor Grill: Live music from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub: Anita at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: Butch & Steve from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Moonage Daydream at 3 pm
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Landing: Timmy Smith at 7:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: The Noyz from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Inside Out at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ Remedy (video DJ) at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Jeff Rosen Duo at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing: Pete Francis at 5:30 pm
  • Speakeasy: Justin Pomfret at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre:  Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • The Reef: Nate C. from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Top Of Pelham:  Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
  • Vieste Simply Italian: Live music at 7:30 pm

City & Government


Saturday, October 1

Tickets now on sale for the Norman Bird Sanctuary’s annual Harvest Fair

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Blue Anchor Grill: Live music from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music at 10 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards: Dick Lupino & friends from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Moonage Daydream at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The Travelin’ Wanna B’s at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: The Dick Clarks from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Chopville at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Adam Go from 12 pm to 7:30 pm, CGray the DJ at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Adam Go from 12 pm to 7:30 pm, Adam Go at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Shops at Long Wharf: Lana Katz Katz from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre:  Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • The Reef: Alexus Lee Duo from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Top of Pelham:  Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm
  • Vieste Simply Italian: Live music at 7:30 pm

City & Government



Sunday, October 2

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Blue Anchor Grill: Live music from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Castle Hill Inn: Live Jazz Music from 11:30 am to 3 pm at the Terrace Bar
  • Clarke Cooke House:  Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Irish Pub: Irish Sessions from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Irish American Club: Karaoke at 9 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham:  Live music from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • La Forge:  Dave Manuel from 11 am to 2 pm
  • Landing: Jim Devlin at 1 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: George McCann from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Bingo at 7 pm
  • One Pelham East: Sean Rivers & Ryan McHugh from 5 pm to 1 am
  • Pour Judgement: Los Duderinos at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater: Chase Ceglie Jazz Quartet at 5 pm

City & Government

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