Truth be told, whether you're in Newport for a day, a weekend, or the entire week (the dream!), the possibilities of what you can see and do are endless. You've got the obvious musts: Cliff Walk (the most serene 3.5-mile walk of your life), Ocean Drive, the mansions, and chowder overlooking the bay. But there's also so many exciting events, experiences, and dreamy sights you don't want to miss.

When you're not sure where to start, this round-up of what's going down this week has you covered.

Our picks for the week below.

 

Happening this week

Afternoon Tea Service Mar 03

Enjoy quintessential Afternoon Tea in the Garden Room at One Bellevue. Our dedicated team will walk you through choosing the perfect loose leaf tea, prepared table side for each guest. Culinary delights range from house baked scones, and delicate finger sandwiches to petit fours…

Blind Beer Tastings for RI Craft Beer Week Mar 03

We’re celebrating Rhode Island Craft Beer Week with a special Blind Beer Tasting menu addition! Think you could identify which 4 beers we put in a flight? Come try our mystery flight ($18) and test your knowledge with our clue worksheet. It might be harder than you think…

Book Talk: More Than We Expected Mar 03

James Robinson has worked for The New York Times for twenty years. His Memoir, More Than We Expected, offers valuable lessons about the privilege of parenthood and the practice of medicine. It explores how we find the faith to live with our decisions, even if the consequences are…

Chill Out Mar 03

This group of accomplished artists represents a broad range of styles and subject matter from representational work to abstraction. Gallerist Jessica Hagen states, “I love winter in Newport. It is the perfect time of year for an exhibition that encourages you to really slow down…

FREE Guided Bird Walks Mar 03

FREE - No registration required. Meet in the parking lot. Count up as many bird species as you can, from soaring red-tailed hawks to tiny hovering hummingbirds. You'll learn how to identify common year-round residents and seasonal migrants. All birding levels welcome. Binoculars…

Tiverton Farmers Market Mar 03
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday

A Local Farmers Market situated right smack in the middle of this cozy town of Tiverton, RI. Connecting the community to fresh & local produce, agriculture, makers, products and art. Meredith Brower, director & market manager launched the market in May of 2020 during the…

Adult Beginner Barre and Stretch Mar 04

Students will dance at the ballet barre, do some light stretching, and learn basic ballet movement. Classes are designed to welcome adult dancers of all ages and abilities. These classes offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

NEE JAM Mar 04

Get ready to groove with the NEE JAM (North End Entertainment Jam) at the Firehouse Theater every 1st and 3rd Monday from 7-10 pm. This free event welcomes all music enthusiasts to come and join the jamming sessions. Bring your own drinks and food to enjoy while you listen to the…

Ballroom Dance Mar 05

Students will learn a variety of ballroom dance steps and styles, with or without a partner. Classes are designed to welcome adult dancers of all ages and abilities. These classes offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Neurographic Art for the Mind Mar 05
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join us for Neurographic Art for the Mind, a May Quest offered by Recharge Newport at the Self-Esteem Through Art studio on Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown to learn a simple yet effective creative technique for quieting the mind. No art…

Salsa Classes Mar 05
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday

New class location VFW Post 5390 822 Anthony Rd. Portsmouth, R.I. Tuesday nights are caliente!! 6 p.m. beginner 7 p.m. accomplished

Acoustic Pop w/ Ruby Mac Mar 06

Multi-talented singer/songwriter brings her talents to Fifth Element every Wednesday night. Enjoy hearing some of your favorite songs while indulging in one of Fifths farm to table offerings.

Fermentation Class Mar 06

Fermentation Class: Featuring five wine tastings with a special theme or from a particular region accompanied by five small food pairings, Fermentation Class is held at the Oval Bar every Wednesday at 6:30. Reservations are required and this class often sells out. Please sign up…

March Homeschool Family Workshop Mar 06

Join us for engaging family-oriented programming designed to inspire and satisfy the curiosity of every young mind in the family. Each Homeschool Family Workshop is uniquely curated based on a theme, includes a Guided Close Looking Tour of works in the galleries, followed by…

Natural Plant Dyeing Workshop Mar 06

Learn the basics of natural dyeing with Korie Ellis, a natural plant dyer based out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Korie will teach participants the basics of plant dying using, repurposed onion skins. Participants will be guided and encouraged to explore their sense of play…

Wednesday Dining Specials Mar 06

Roll in every Wednesday for discounted ($15) wine or beer flights – now ALL DAY! Also, check out our half-price pizza special! Plus! Board games, and fire pits on the terrace! We have limited blankets, feel free to bring your own! After you dine, bring your receipt to the…

Absolute Beginner Ballet and Stretch Mar 07
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday

Students will dance at the ballet barre, do some light stretching, and learn basic ballet movement. Classes are designed to welcome adult dancers of all ages and abilities. These classes offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Adult Intermediate Ballet Mar 07
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday

This is an intermediate-level ballet class -- however, all are welcome in this nurturing environment! Classes are designed to welcome adult dancers of all ages and abilities. These classes offer a fun way for dancers to exercise, meet new friends, and enjoy movement! (Instagram…

Songwriter's Showcase Open Mic Mar 07

Join us on the 1st Thursday of each month at Pivotal Brewing Company for a Songwriters Showcase Open Mic hosted by Lainey Dionne, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Sign-ups begin on-site at 6 PM and operate on a first-come, first-serve basis. Come, express yourself, and immerse yourself in…

Thursdays: Large Plate & Soup Special Mar 07

Cozy up with a free cup of soup! Every Thursday, when you purchase a large plate from our regular menu, enjoy your choice of a complementary soup from our farm-to-table menu! Special available during regular kitchen hours on Thursdays. Walk-ins typically available, or make a…

Aloha Couples Retreat Tasting Mar 08

Join us for a Couples Retreat mini session! Get more information regarding our 4 types of couples retreats (mini, one, two, and three day), enjoy a tropical beverage, treats, luau themed decor, and a Love Language assessment as part of this 30 minute session!

An Evening of Irish Songs and Tunes With Turas Mar 08

Turas means "journey" in Gaelic and Linden Place will be taking a journey across the musical seas with this Rhode Island band of musicians. Turas is a Rhode Island band that features both traditional Irish and Celtic music as well as modern compositions. In celebration of Irish…

Newport Winter Foodies Stroll Mar 08

Newport Winter Foodies Stroll offers a 1-mile guided walking food tour through Newport's historic Thames Street. Learn about the city's rich history while savoring classic cuisine from three local restaurants. You'll receive a three-course meal accompanied by selected wine…

RI Craft Beer Week Mini-Golf Mar 08

Celebrate Craft Beer Week at Taproot Brewing Co. & Newport Vineyards! 21+ Event Sign up for a time slot to play 9-holes indoors! Your ticket includes your first pint of beer or glass of wine. Make it a night and join us for dinner – dining reservations suggested. $18…

The Bit Players Improv Comedy Mar 08

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…

Farmers Market at Mount Hope Farm Mar 09

Our year-round farmers market happens every Saturday morning. Swing by to pick up your local produce, bread, meat, fish, kombucha, and more each week as well as listen to live music in the summer, connect with local nonprofits and community organizations, and visit with friends!…

March Wake + Create Mar 09

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 in the galleries…

Music by Andre Arsenault Mar 09

Andre Arsenault is a dynamic entertainer who performs over a hundred events each year from weddings to private events to nightclubs to bars throughout the Southern New England area. He has grown a loyal fanbase as an acoustic performer and soulful singer who puts his own spin on…

Winter Wine Dinner Mar 09

Join us for a special wine dinner! The evening will be a celebration of the approaching spring season, and Executive Chef Andy Teixeira’s recent James Beard Semifinalist honor. Begin the evening in our barrel room with our Owners and Winemaker to enjoy an exclusive wine barrel…

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