Photo credit: Richard Prull/Preserve Rhode Island

8/3–8/4 Little Compton Antiques Festival

Why: On Friday night, check out the preview party featuring a sunset supper, sip on a delicious complimentary beverage, listen to live music and gain access to early buying privileges. On Saturday, spend time perusing antiques from a diverse collection of antique dealers, stop by the auto show or take a peek at the Little Compton art exhibit.
Where: Little Compton Historical Society, 548 West Main Rd., Little Compton.
More Info: Call 272-5101 or visit preserveri.org.

Aug
17
Fri
Death at Sea: A Murder Mystery Specialty Cruise @ Bowen's Wharf
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Death at Sea: A Murder Mystery Specialty Cruise @ Bowen's Wharf

Step aboard the Northeastern and join an elite secret society that controls the world’s governments, known as “The Cabal.” This powerful shadow government maintains the utmost secrecy, but you have been invited into the inner sanctum and are going on a corporate retreat aboard the leader’s yacht! Something isn’t right, though, and when a body surfaces, you and your fellow passengers have to root out the culprit before you’re the next victim! Our famous Sinister Sangria and hor d’oeuvres are included in admission, and there will be a cash bar open as well.

The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you are coming for a special occasion and would like us to make a person(s) of honor part of the show be sure to contact us and let us know what date and time you are coming, what you are celebrating, and who we should acknowledge in the show. We encourage ALL guests to make sure you get tickets in advance, shows often sell out.
Purchase Tickets Here: http://www.firehousetheater.org/calendar/
$18/person. Always BYOB! Laugh More.

Aug
18
Sat
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you are coming for a special occasion and would like us to make a person(s) of honor part of the show be sure to contact us and let us know what date and time you are coming, what you are celebrating, and who we should acknowledge in the show. We encourage ALL guests to make sure you get tickets in advance, shows often sell out.
Purchase Tickets Here: http://www.firehousetheater.org/calendar/
$18/person. Always BYOB! Laugh More.

Aug
22
Wed
Steve Goodie’s 2018 Tour of Comedy Concerts @ Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm
Steve Goodie's 2018 Tour of Comedy Concerts @ Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant

Steve Goodie
Wednesday, August 22
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Show Starts: 7:30 p.m.

Food and beverage available
Comedy show is eighteen and older.

Straight from Nashville, Steve Goodie entertains with hilarious songs and stories.

Aug
24
Fri
Death at Sea: A Murder Mystery Specialty Cruise @ Bowen's Wharf
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Death at Sea: A Murder Mystery Specialty Cruise @ Bowen's Wharf

Step aboard the Northeastern and join an elite secret society that controls the world’s governments, known as “The Cabal.” This powerful shadow government maintains the utmost secrecy, but you have been invited into the inner sanctum and are going on a corporate retreat aboard the leader’s yacht! Something isn’t right, though, and when a body surfaces, you and your fellow passengers have to root out the culprit before you’re the next victim! Our famous Sinister Sangria and hor d’oeuvres are included in admission, and there will be a cash bar open as well.

Anasi the Spider Visits the Courthouse @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Anasi the Spider Visits the Courthouse @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Join Anansi The Spider from Classic Children’s Stories in this newly compiled play! Destiny Blair-Twitchell has been in several of our children’s shows and is now taking the reigns of her very own theater camp, this is her senior project for school. She is pursuing an education in teaching children with a focus in theater and we could not be more proud. Come support these fine students.

The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you are coming for a special occasion and would like us to make a person(s) of honor part of the show be sure to contact us and let us know what date and time you are coming, what you are celebrating, and who we should acknowledge in the show. We encourage ALL guests to make sure you get tickets in advance, shows often sell out.
Purchase Tickets Here: http://www.firehousetheater.org/calendar/
$18/person. Always BYOB! Laugh More.

Aug
25
Sat
Funny for Fido @ Newport Blues Cafe
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Funny for Fido @ Newport Blues Cafe | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Save One Soul Animal Rescue League (SOSARL) will host Funny 4 Fido, a comedy fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Newport Blues Cafe, on 286 Thames Street in Newport. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

The night will include sets from local comedians and live music by “Fast Times.” The evening will also include raffles and auctions, adoptable dogs. The pub menu and cash bar will be available. This is an eighteen and older adult show.

Ticket cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. The first 50 tickets sold online will receive a free custom pint glass at the show. All proceeds will support SOSARL’s “No Kill Nation,” programs.

This is a Funny 4 Fund$ comedy night fundraiser.

Learn more about the comedy show and purchase tickets at www.sosarl.org/funny-4-fido.

The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you are coming for a special occasion and would like us to make a person(s) of honor part of the show be sure to contact us and let us know what date and time you are coming, what you are celebrating, and who we should acknowledge in the show. We encourage ALL guests to make sure you get tickets in advance, shows often sell out.
Purchase Tickets Here: http://www.firehousetheater.org/calendar/
$18/person. Always BYOB! Laugh More.

Aug
30
Thu
Ocean State Follies Presents Campaign 2018 @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ocean State Follies Presents Campaign 2018 @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Ocean State Follies Are Back.
Hysterical look at the  state of Rhode Island with skits and song parodies.
Yes it’s the President and the Governor as you’ve never seen them before: paired together as hosts of their own show.