Photo Credit: Clancy Creative/Newport Marathon

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

Be sure to check out Six Picks for a look at what’s happening for events and music across the state;

‘Six Picks’ Events: What to do in RI this weekend (Oct. 7-10)

‘Six Picks’ Music: The best in local music this weekend (Oct. 7-10)


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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

City of Newport preparing for Broadway Street Fair

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)

The Amica Newport Marathon returns this weekend

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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