Doug Key, Rogue Island Comedy Festival.

Here’s a look at what’s happening, new, and to do this week in and around Newport County, enjoy!

Monday, October 3

Cruise Ship Scheduled: October 3 – Norwegian Breakaway (Capacity: 3,963 passengers, 1,657 crew)

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • The Fastnet Pub: The Ubiquitones at 10 pm
  • The Fifth Element: The Groove Merchants from 7 pm to 10 pm

City & Government

WUN-ON-ONE: A Conversation With The Candidates


Tuesday, October 4

First U.S. Open Golf Tournament Was Held on October 4, 1895 at Newport Country Club

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Fifth Element: Randy Robbins from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Moonage Daydream at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Trivia from 7 pm to 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse: Social Security at 11 am
  • One Pelham East: Stu Sinclair at 9 pm

City & Government

WUN-ON-ONE: A Conversation With The Candidates

  • 9:30 am: Becky Bolan, candidate for Newport School Committee
  • 1 pm: Sandra Flowers, candidate for Newport School Committee
  • 2 pm: Peter “Zachary” Hurwitz, Independent candidate for Governor
  • 5 pm: Stephanie Winslow, candidate for Newport School Committee
  • 6 pm: Kendra Wilson Muenter, candidate for Newport School Committee

Wednesday, October 5

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Buskers: Open Mic with Mike Warner at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Trivia at 9 pm
  • Fifth Element: Live music from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Irish American Club: Mel from 8 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Moonage Daydream at 4:30 pm, Billy Joel, Live at Yankee Stadium (1990) at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Adam Go & live DJ from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Perro Salado: The Z-Boys from 9 pm to 12 am
  • Ragged Island Brewing: Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Sardella’s: Live Jazz music at 7 pm
  • Vieste Simply Italian: John & Joanne at 7:30 pm

City & Government

WUN-ON-ONE: A Conversation With The Candidates

  • 10 am: Xaykham Khamsyvoravong, candidate for Newport City Council At-Large
  • 6 pm: James Dring, candidate for Newport School Committee

Thursday, October 6

RIDOT opening new Route 138 Extension in Newport on October 6

On This Day in Newport History – October 6, 1884: Naval War College Established in Newport

Lori McKenna to perform at The JPT on October 6

Newport Historical Society will host its Annual Meeting on October 6 

Author David Sedaris coming to The Vets in Providence October 6

Things To Do

Entertainment

City & Government

WUN-ON-ONE: A Conversation With The Candidates

  • 9 am: Robert Power, candidate for Newport School Committee
  • 11 am Lynn Ceglie, candidate for Newport City Council At-Large
  • 2 pm: Kate Jessup, candidate for Newport City Council At-Large
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Friday, October 7

Cruise Ship Scheduled: Sky Princess (Capacity: 3,660 passengers, 1,346 crew)

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: J. Kelley 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 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Blockhead from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Chopville at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ Remedy (video DJ) at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing: Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 6 pm & 8 pm
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Justin Pomfret at 9 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre:  Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Top Of Pelham:  Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
  • Vieste Simply Italian: Live music at 7:30 pm

City & Government


Saturday, October 8

Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter Mike Kaufman to play Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church Oct. 8

Things To Do

Entertainment

Broadway Street Fair:

  • Equality Park Stage: 12 PM – Beauquet, 1:30PM – Aguijón Norteño, & 3 PM – Soulshot
  • Midway Stage: 12PM – Bristol Fifes & Drums, 12:30 PM – Newport Children’s Theater, 1 PM – Magician John Slack, 2 PM – Ancient Order Hibernian Singers, 2:30 PM – Infinite Praise, 3 PM -Carrigan Nelson, 3:30 PM – Newport String Project, & 4 pm – Bill Bartholomew & Gabriela Rassi
  • City Hall Stage: 12 PM – Freddie Black, DP and DJ Blacklist, 1 PM – Dopey Lopes and the Up All Night Band, 2 PM – Chelley Knight and the Dope Things, 3 PM – Steve Smith and the Nakeds
  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music at 10 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards: Dick Lupino & friends from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: Mel from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 5 pm, 7 pm, & 9 pm
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Neal & The Vipers from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: CGray the DJ at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Ian Motta & Timmy Smith from 12 pm to 7:30 pm, Caitlin Carey Duo at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Shops at Long Wharf: Cee Cee & The Riders 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
  • 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 9

Cruise Ship Scheduled: Enchanted Princess (Capacity: 3,660 passengers, 1,346 crew)

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House:  Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina: Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 7 pm & 9 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
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Billy Joel, Live at Yankee Stadium (1990) at 3:30 pm
  • La Forge:  Dave Manuel from 11 am to 2 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Dave Howard & The High Rollers 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


Monday, October 10

Cruise Ship Scheduled: Silver Whisper (Capacity: 388 passengers, 302 crew) & Norwegian Breakaway (Capacity: 3,963 passengers, 1,657 crew)

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Newport Vineyards: Live music from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • The Fastnet Pub: The Ubiquitones at 10 pm
  • The Fifth Element: The Groove Merchants from 7 pm to 10 pm

City & Government

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