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

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Newport History Walking Tours: The Point Neighborhood

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Specialty Saturday Tour! Home to craftsmen, merchants, religious dissenters and more, discover the Point neighborhood’s rich colonial history. This tour lasts approximately 90 mins. $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old, $10 for NHS Members, $10 for Military, Free for Children under 5 years old. Website: NewportHistoryTours.org Phone: 401-841-8770 Email: tours@newporthistory.org Newport History […]

Free – $15

Amica Newport Marathon & Half-Marathon | 2022

Easton's Beach 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI

Join us at this annual fall classic in the City by The Sea on Sunday, October 9, 2022 for the Amica Newport Marathon and Half Marathon.2022 Event RegistrationWe are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 Amica Newport Marathon scheduled for Sunday, October 9th. We look forward to hosting the race […]

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Historic Irish Cemetery Tours: Back this Fall by popular demand!

RI

Tours of the historic Barney Street Cemetery will be offered by the Museum of Newport Irish History on two Sundays in September and two in October, following the launch of this new tour during the 45th Annual Newport Irish Heritage Month, last March. The tours of the final resting place of many of Newport's early […]

free

Lecture: In the Blood, the Essence of Stars – Herbal Remedies, Magic and Science in 17th Century New England

Newport Historical Society 82 Touro st, Newport, RI

In the Fall of 2021, downtown Newport was abuzz with the filming of Hocus Pocus 2. Washington Square was transformed into a 1990s film set and photos of three witches from 17th century Salem, MA (who were then in Newport) were flying around social media. While the film is entirely fictitious, elements were drawn from […]

$1 – $5

Joseph Norman Exhibition Opening Reception

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

Join us in celebrating the artist and exhibition Joseph Norman: Works from the Permanent Collection. Joseph Norman is an important American artist whose career as a printmaker and painter spans over forty years. He is also considered by many art historians to be the most important African American lithographer of his generation. Currently a Professor […]

$10

Newport History Walking Tours: Creative Survival

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Specialty Saturday Tour! Discover the early history of Newport’s people of color, enslaved and free. Explore the places where enslaved people lived and labored, along with locations where free African Americans built their enterprises and supported a new local industry. This tour lasts approximately 90 mins. $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old, […]

Free – $15

Taller de intercambio de cuentos bilingües en Conexión Latina (Bilingual story-sharing workshop at Conexión Latina Newport)

RI

Taller de intercambio de cuentos bilingües en Conexión Latina (Bilingual story-sharing workshop at Conexión Latina Newport) ¿Celebran el día de los muertos o algo similar? A quien honra durante sus celebraciones? ¿Cuáles memorias o tradiciones son las más significantes para ti? ¿Se cambió las celebraciones desde su niñez? Si pudieras escribir el epitafio de un […]

Free

Lecture: Naval Activities in Rhode Island During the Revolutionary War

Rogers Free Library 525 Hope Street, Bristol

On Wednesday, October 19, at 5:30 PM at the Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope Street in Bristol, Dr. Kathy Abbass of the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will present “Naval Activities in Rhode Island during the Revolutionary War” This talk is sponsored by the Battle of Rhode Island Association and the Bristol Historical and […]

Free

Asian Export Art: A Discussion with Karina Corrigan

Rough Point Museum 680 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI

Karina Corrigan brings her expertise to this talk at Rough Point Museum on the collecting of Asian export art (art made in China, Japan, and South Asia for export around the world) by Doris Duke, her parents, and others in the 19th and 20th centuries. Her talk will highlight pieces on display in our special […]

$15

Newport History Walking Tours: Legends & Lore

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Did the British Army steal the town records when they withdrew from Newport during the American Revolution; is there a tunnel on Touro Street; did an artist on Mill Street discover the tomato? This tour teases out the truth from the fiction in these stories and other infamous Newport tales. This tour lasts approximately 60-75 […]

Free – $15

Qué Vivan los Muertos Taller de creación artística (Art Making Workshop)

Conexión Latina Newport 170 Broadway, Newport

Taller de creación artística bilingüe en Conexión Latina (Bilingual art making workshop at Conexión Latina Newport) Únase al personal del Museo y de Conexión Latina, y al artista residente del Museo Orlando Almanza, para una tarde de arte bilingüe en familia. Como una comunidad, creamos decoraciones tradicionales para nuestros dos altares comunidades – una para […]

Free

America’s Eden: “The Colonial Landscape

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

Lecture will be held In person and virtually on zoom "America's Eden: Newport Through the Ages", with Architectural Historian and Honorary Member, Garden Club of America, John Tschirch Newport, Rhode Island has been often referred to as “The Eden of America.” This richly illustrated lecture series celebrates the publication of America’s Eden: Newport Landscapes Through […]

$15 – $20

Artist Talk with Artist-in-Residence Orlando Almanza

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

October 28, 2022 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Griswold House, Newport Art Museum For over two centuries, Newport has attracted influential artists, artisans, writers, architects and designers who were inspired by the natural beauty of this oceanfront community. The Newport Art Museum artist residency, AiR/Newport, is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual and personal growth […]

Free

Newport History Walking Tours: Common Burying Ground

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Explore the stone carvers, their art and the diverse people buried there who helped shape Newport’s history. Website: NewportHistoryTours.org Phone: 401-841-8770 Email: tours@newporthistory.org $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old, $10 for NHS Members, $10 for Military, Free for Children under 5 years old. Newport History Tours is Newport’s leading tour group and […]

Free – $15

¡Qué Vivan los Muertos! Una Celebracion del Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead Celebration)

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

¡Una celebración bilingüe de Día de los Muertos! (A bilingual Day of the Dead celebration!) Bienvenidos al Newport Art Museum para ¡Qué Vivan los Muertos!, una celebración tradicional mexicana de los seres queridos que han fallecido. Organizado por el museo y Jesús de la Torre, empleado de Conexión Latina, con el apoyo artístico de Orlando […]

Free

Back To Events America’s Eden: “The Genteel Landscape”

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI

Lecture will be held in person and virtually via Zoom "America's Eden: Newport Through the Ages", with Architectural Historian and Honorary Member, Garden Club of America, John Tschirch Newport, Rhode Island has been often referred to as “The Eden of America.” This richly illustrated lecture series celebrates the publication of America’s Eden: Newport Landscapes Through […]

$15 – $20

Newport Classical presents the Parker Quartet

Recital Hall at Emmanuel Church 42 Dearborn St., Newport

The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet in a program centered around Mozart’s string quartet, paired with a new work reflecting that masterpiece by Vijay Iyer and a work close to their hearts from their conservatory days — Bartók’s fifth quartet

$45

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

Veterans Memorial Auditorium 1 Ave of the Arts, Providence

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University “For him, dance is theatre, not just movement.” — The Guardian For almost four decades, the groundbreaking Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company has revolutionized modern dance while exploring issues of identity. The company’s work “What Problem?” evokes the tension between belonging to a community and […]

$24 – $79

Vermont 10 Miler | 2022

Mayo Farm Event Fields 135 Weeks Hill Rd, Stowe, VT

This running race in Stowe features 10 gorgeous road and bike path-miles through some of the Green Mountain State’s most stunning scenes.Sunday, November 6, 2022We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 Vermont 10 Miler scheduled for Sunday, November 6th at 10:00 AM. Event OverviewThis running race in Stowe, Vermont […]

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Newport History Walking Tours: Golden to Gilded

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

"From Newport’s colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people. $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old, $10 for NHS Members, $10 for Active Duty or Retired Military, Free for Children under 5 years old. Purchase of a NHS Walking Tour ticket also includes […]

Free – $15
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Newport History Walking Tours: Road to Independence

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

"Riots and rebellions, enemies and allies! Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution. $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old, $10 for NHS Members, $10 for Active Duty or Retired Military, Free for Children under 5 years old. Purchase of a NHS Walking Tour ticket also includes complimentary admission to the Museum […]

Free – $15

Virtual Lecture: A Tempest in a Teapot – Political Combat in Antebellum Rhode Island

RI

This year marks the 180th anniversary of the Dorr Rebellion, which is considered the most significant constitutional and political event to occur in Rhode Island history. On Thursday November 17, 2022 at 5:30pm, historian Erik J. Chaput will present the talk “A Tempest in a Teapot: Political Combat in Antebellum Rhode Island” on zoom. During […]

Free – $15
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Newport History Walking Tours: Holiday Lantern Tour

Museum of Newport History and Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Special Holiday Tour! Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walk. Learn how Newporters did, or didn’t, observe the holidays. $20 for adults, $8 for children 5-12 years old, $15 for NHS Members, $15 for Active Duty or Retired Military, Free for Children under 5 years old. Purchase of a NHS […]

Free – $20

Farm Tour of Movement Ground Farm

Movement Ground Farm 592 Puncatest Neck Road, Tiverton

Join us for a farm tour of Movement Ground Farm! Tour the farm to discover how they are growing connections in our community and learn about NRCS programs which provide technical and financial assistance. The mission of Movement Ground Farm is to recultivate the central role of food and land in nourishing our bodies, strengthening […]

Free

The Good Trade Makers Market Providence

WaterFire Arts Center 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI

The Good Trade Makers Market is bringing nearly 100 of the country’s best independent makers and manufacturers together under one roof for a weekend of shopping at the Waterfire Arts Center in Providence, RI. The Good Trade features a unique combination of beloved New England businesses alongside innovators, designers, and makers from all over. Have […]