Welcome to What’s Up Newp’s Event Calendar for Newport County! 

This is a community calendar, what you see here has been added by our community. Check back often as the calendar is updated often.
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This community events calendar is brought to you by Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant.

 

Hoods Up Weekend at Newport Car Museum

Newport Car Museum 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI

See what makes 90+ cars in the Museum's private collection rock, rumble and roar! Open 10-5, Free Parking.

$5 – $19

January Wake + Create

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Our Saturday program for kids ages 4 - 10 and their caregivers. Join us on select Saturdays for engaging family-oriented programming designed to inspire young minds and satisfy the curiosity of every member of the family. Each Wake + Create is uniquely curated based on a theme, includes a Guided Close Looking Tour of works […]

New Year Retreat: Vision Boards, Sound Bath & Tarot

The Huddle RI 42 Spring Street, Newport RI

Join us at the Huddle for an afternoon retreat creating your vision for 2023! Meditative Sound Healing to clear old energy and bring in new energy New Year Visualization & Sound Bath Vision Board workshop Tarot Card Readings (optional)

Mel LIVE at Bar and Board

Bar & Board Bistro 282 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Join Mel & the Unruly Roots for live music at Bar and Board every Saturday!

FREE

Community Yoga

Forty 1° North 351 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Come join us for yoga at Forty One North, one of the most beautiful settings in downtown Newport. Complimentary refreshments following the practice. PLEASE CALL 401.846.8018 to reserve your place. Namaste

Mocktail Workshop at Perro Salado

The Huddle RI 42 Spring Street, Newport RI

Join us for a private mocktail making class with Perro Salado mixologist, Geralyn as you taste new alcohol free gins, tequilas, wine, and beer and create some tasty mocktail recipes. Go home with your own simple syrup and mocktail recipes. Light appetizers included.

Karaoke at the Irish American Club

Irish American Athletic Club 642 Thames St, Newport

Sing your heart out at the IA! Every Sunday & always free. All are welcome 🎤🎶🍻

FREE

Professional Headshots

The Huddle RI 42 Spring Street, Newport RI

Start Your year out with fresh headshots. Photographer Kathryn Tay will be on site for professional headshots. Grab your spot before they are gone.

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY’s Coffee with the Captain

BYOM-Bring Your Own Mug! Climb aboard Rhode Island’s flagship to learn more about our 2023 season while enjoying a cup of Joe with OHPRI CEO and Captain of the ship Jonathan Kabak

Free

Flight Night Wednesdays

Newport Vineyards 909 E Main Rd, Middletown

Our Wednesday Flight Nights are back! Join us after 3pm for $12 wine or beer flights, plus a rotating board of complimenting house made pairings, created by our Executive Chef Andy! Plus! Board games, hot cocoa – spiked or not, and seats by the fire pits on the terrace! We have limited blankets, feel free […]

Virtual Newport Lecture Series with Dr. Colin F. Jackson

Virtual

Please join the Naval War College Foundation for our first Virtual Newport Lecture Series event of 2023! Dr. Colin F. Jackson will present “Back to the Future: Deterrence in an Age of Great Power Rivalry.” Dr. Jackson is the Chair of the Strategic and Operational Research Department (SORD) at the U.S. Naval War College. He […]

Free

Arts Around the Fire

The arts and cultural alliance of Newport County is holding their monthly arts around the fire at Cabana on Broadway. Our guest speaker this evening is Rebecca Bertrand . Rebecca is the newly appointed executive Director of the Newport historical society.

Mel LIVE at The Irish American Club

Irish American Athletic Club 642 Thames St, Newport

Hump Day, Wacky Wednesday, whatever you want to call it! Come on down to the IA every Wednesday for live music with Mel and good times 🍻

FREE

Coffee with the Captain

Bowen's Wharf

Come aboard the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry for a ship's tour and enjoy a cup of coffee with our own Captain Kabak. Learn about what's in store for the 2023 season and how Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island is empowering people through the sea! Location: Bowen's Wharf Time: 0900-1000

Free

Museum Reads – “The Personal Librarian”

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

A book group especially for art enthusiasts! Welcome to Museum Reads, the Newport Art Museum’s Art-Themed book group for adults. We meet monthly, at the Museum and virtually, for discussion, and frequently are joined by the author. The Personal Librarian tells the story of an extraordinary woman, famous for her intellect, style, and wit, and […]

$5

VFW Post 406 Lecture Series VIII – ““Japanese Americans in WWII – from Incarceration to Military Service”

Elks Lodge #104, Newport 141 Pelham Avenue, Newport, RI

The members of VFW Post 406, Newport, invite to our first lecture of 2023. Newport resident Ken Nomiyama and James McIlwain will discuss an often-overlooked part of our American history – the experiences and contributions of Japanese Americans during WWII. Over 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry were imprisoned in incarceration camps beginning of WW II […]

“Cure What Ails You”: An 18th Century Living History Lecture

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro st, Newport, RI

Newport is a city known for firsts. Between 1755-1756, the first anatomical and surgical lectures in the Colonies were presented by Dr. William Hunter at the Colony House. On Thursday January 19, 2023, at 5:30pm, the Newport Historical Society will host the talk “Cure What Ails You”: An 18th Century Living History Lecture with living […]

$1 – $5.00

January Beer Hall

Newport Vineyards 909 E Main Rd, Middletown

Break out of the winter blues and join us for an evening featuring our lineup of fresh Taproot beers and bites, wines, live music, and good vibes. We’ll be transforming our Tasting Room for one evening only into a bonafide beer hall; tasting and pint bars, themed brewery bites, live music, and of course our […]

A Real Weird January Beer Hall

Newport Vineyards 909 E Main Rd, Middletown

We’re excited to welcome 4-piece powerhouse Real Weird Band, known for playing a mix of throwback hits and more. Let’s make this a REAL WEIRD night! Come in your funkiest attire: Prize for the most outrageous outfit! We can’t wait to see what you come up with! FREE ADMISSION Tastings, pints, wine, and brewery bites […]

Improv with the Bit Players

The Firehouse Theater 4 Equality Park Place, Newport, RI

The Bit Players are a fast paced and energized group of improvisation master-minds. Their high energy LIVE shows are modeled after the hit TV show "Whose Line is it Anyway?". Full of hysterical characters, hilarious games, and side-splitting musical numbers these shows will leave you wanting more every time. No two shows are ever the […]

Community Yoga

Forty 1° North 351 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Come join us for yoga at Forty One North, one of the most beautiful settings in downtown Newport. Complimentary refreshments following the practice. PLEASE CALL 401.846.8018 to reserve your place. Namaste

Community Yoga

Forty 1° North 351 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Come join us for yoga at Forty One North, one of the most beautiful settings in downtown Newport. Complimentary refreshments following the practice. PLEASE CALL 401.846.8018 to reserve your place. Namaste

Winter Speaker Series 2023: Darrell West

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

The 95th Annual Winter Speaker Series launches with the ever-engaging Darrell West, whose position at the Brookings Institution affords him access to the National political scene from the inside. The United States faces a difficult situation both in terms of domestic and foreign policy. At home, inflation remains stubbornly high, there are conflicts over abortion, […]

$20

Candlelight Dinner at The Reef

The Reef

Join us on January 21st for a romantic candlelight dinner like no other! Unforgettable flavors and an atmosphere of pure romance will fill the air as The Reef is illuminated only by candlelight. Leave your everyday life behind, and have an amazing night you'll never forget - with Dinner By Candlelight at The Reef

Mel LIVE at Bar and Board

Bar & Board Bistro 282 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Join Mel & the Unruly Roots for live music at Bar and Board every Saturday!

FREE