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

Adult Beginner Ballet and Stretch Sep 25
  • Recurring weekly on Monday

Students will dance at the ballet barre, do some light stretching, and learn basic ballet vocabulary. 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…

Outdoors Yoga Series Sep 25

Blithewold and Bristol Yoga Studio present an outdoor summer yoga series each Monday evening and Friday morning. All are invited to join in for an inspiring class under a canopy of trees, amidst the gardens and waterfront property. Bring a yoga mat and water, and wear comfortable…

Songs and Stories:  The Highwaymen with Matt York Sep 25
  • Recurring daily

SONGS & STORIES: THE HIGHWAYMEN WITH MATT YORK Songs and Stories is a music series performance that blends songs by Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson and stories about their upbringing and impact on music. Doors: 6pm Music: 7:30pm Pub Menu and…

History Lecture: "Forgotten Heroes of Ireland's Great Hunger" Sep 26

Please join members and friends of the Museum of Newport Irish History for the kick-off presentation of it 22nd Annual Lecture Series with Dr. Christine Kinealy, whose lecture is titled "Forgotten Heroes of Ireland's Great Hunger." The lecture is made possible by a generous gift…

Neurographic Art for the Mind Sep 26
  • 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…

Ballroom Dance Sep 27
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday

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…

Fermentation Class Sep 27

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…

Ghost of a Chance Sep 27

Bethany is bright, strong, independent, beautiful and has zero self esteem She has brought her finance, Floyd, and his mother, Verna, up to her cabin in the woods, the site of the hunting accident that killed Chance, her first husband. Much to her consternation, he or rather, his…

Wednesday Flight Night Sep 27

Our Wednesday Flight Nights are back! Join us after 3pm for $15 wine or beer flights, plus a rotating board of complementing house made pairings, created by our Executive Chef Andy! Plus! Board games, s'mores and seats by the fire pits on the terrace! We have limited blankets…

Zumba! Sep 27
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Join us for some fun music and movement, and maybe even a light sweat! 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: @theacademyatncb)

Absolute Beginner Ballet and Stretch Sep 28
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday

Students will dance at the ballet barre, do some light stretching, and learn basic ballet vocabulary. 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 Sep 28
  • 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!

Taproot Taco Thursdays Sep 28

Taco Thursdays are here! Join us every Thursday for creative rotating street taco creations. Sold as 1 for $6 each, order as many as you can eat! Ask your server about this week’s creation. Bring your dining receipt to the store and receive $5 off $25 in our retail shop! Walk-ins…

6th Annual Cardines Classic Sep 29

Please join us for the 6th Annual Cardines Classic! This Army vs. Navy baseball game will feature U.S. Naval War College (USNWC) students in WWI-era uniforms, a tribute to the role that baseball played during the Great War. Admiral William Sims, Commander of Naval Forces in…

Backyard Country Concert and BBQ at Linden Place Sep 29

This September, you will have the opportunity to experience the historic 213-year-old Linden Place Mansion like you never have before! On Friday, September 29 at 6:00 pm, celebrate the end of summer with us as Linden Place is hosting The Liz Spencer Band for an evening of live…

Early Autumn Tree Walk Sep 29

Join the Newport Tree Conservancy to walk and talk amongst a diverse community of trees as autumn begins to creep into the natural world. Living Collections Manager Joe Verstandig will lead a stroll around beautiful Queen Anne Square, right in the heart of Newport, to observe a…

Games, Gamblers & Cartomancers: The New Cardsharps Sep 29
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday

Artists: Tina Barney, Cecily Brown, Francesco Clemente, Elizabeth Colomba, John Currin, Austin Eddy, Hadi Falapishi, Shara Hughes, Rashid Johnson, Sanya Kantarovsky, Karen Kilimnik, Sean Landers, Tala Madani, Rob Pruitt, Walter Robinson, Katja Seib, Katie Stout The exhibition…

The Bit Players Improv Comedy Sep 29

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…

Cars & Coffee — ACMW Fort Adams Sep 30

Join Audrain Auto Museum for a morning of cars and coffee at various venues in and around Newport. *All events are subject to change. All events are rain or shine unless noted.

Fall Flea & Craft Fair Sep 30

Join us for the Fall Flea & Craft Fair at Westfall Manufacturing Co in Bristol, RI, USA. Get ready for a day filled with unique crafts, vintage treasures, and one-of-a-kind finds. Whether you're a collector, a DIY enthusiast, or just looking for something special, this event…

Farmers Market Sep 30

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!…

Festa Italiana Festival In The Park Sep 30

Join us as where everyone is Italian and a part of the the "family"! The Annual Italian Heritage Festival Park is slated to take place in Touro Park in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Newport International Polo Series Sep 30

Watch the home team, USA/Newport, take on challengers from around the world and major U.S. cities in one of the most exciting spectator sports in the world. Matches are held every Saturday, June – Sept., at Newport Polo, home of America’s First Polo Club. Festivities…

Newport Traffic Garden Grand Opening Sep 30

Please join Bike Newport on Sep. 30, from 2-4pm for the grand opening of Rhode Island’s first “Traffic Garden” in the former Maher Center parking lot on Hillside Ave, adjacent to Miantonomi Park. Bike Newport is excited to announce the creation of the Newport Traffic Garden…

Rejects Oktoberfest Sep 30

Rejects Oktoberfest is back! Free admission, live music, food trucks, kids games, and more! Live Music Schedule: Saturday, September 30th: (2:00 - 7:00 PM) The Patsy Decline The Edward Glenn Band We Own Land She Rides Salem Wolves Sunday, October 1st: (2:00 - 6:00 PM) Los…

ROCKtoberfest Sep 30

Join us on Saturday, September 30th, at Pivotal Brewing Company for a unique Oktoberfest experience with a rockin' twist! From 2 PM-5 PM, enjoy live music by opener Joey T And The Dirty Burners. They'll be playing an extensive range of music from reggae and ska to funk, classic…

Shops at Long Wharf Free Summer Concert Series Sep 30

Shops at Long Wharf Free Summer Concert Series are back! Please join us again this season for a summer of free concerts in Downtown Newport. THE SCHEDULE May 27: In Tandem June 3: Llana Katz Katz June 10: Half Step Down June 17: John and Joanne June 24: Y not 3 July 1: Stu Krous…

Weekend Outdoor Yoga with Meredith Ewenson Sep 30
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Outdoor Yoga every weekend with Meredith Ewenson! SATURDAYS 7:00am - 8:00am @ Newport Marriott Outdoor Pool Deck 8:30am - 9:30am @ The Brenton Hotel Rooftop SUNDAYS 8:30am - 9:30am @ The Brenton Hotel Rooftop Register & more info at

Apple Cider Bar Oct 01

Experience the essence of the autumn harvest season at The Chanler at Cliff Walk's Apple Cider Bar, open Saturdays and Sundays throughout fall. It's an ideal prelude to your leisurely stroll along the Cliff Walk, where you can relish the vibrant foliage. Delight in the open-air…

Dockside Yoga with Beverly at Forty 1° North Oct 01

Join Beverly C., Yoga instructor and Certified Wellness Coach of Drishti Yoga & Wellness, for Vinyasa yoga and to practice better breathing techniques. Sessions are held at Forty 1° North, either dockside or inside, depending on weather. Most Sat. & Sunday mornings at…

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