1 – A Salute to Summer FREE Concert and Fireworks Show (Saturday – 5pm)

Naval Station Newport has announced a “Salute to Summer”,  featuring a Free Concert & Fireworks Show Saturday, August 29th on Dewey Field. The event is open to the Public.

5pm – Changes In Latitudes
7pm – Navy Band Northeast
Fireworks at Dusk


2 –  Waterfire (Saturday – 7pm)

Downtown Providence at sunset – 7:26pm

WaterFire Providence is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy.

waterfire 2015

3 – Newport Rugby vs Amoskeag (Saturday – 1pm)

at The Jay Kirwin Memorial Rugby Pitch at Fort Adams

Newport Rugby


4 – Pawtucket Arts Festival (all weekend – see schedule)

The Pawtucket Arts Festival celebrates creative and cultural life in the City of Pawtucket,Rhode Island, by presenting vibrant arts events during the month of September for resident audiences and for visitors to the City and the Blackstone River Valley. PAF will produce and collaborate with producing partners to present dance, music, theatre, film, visual arts & design, as well as folk-traditional and other arts that evoke the City’s historic legacy, that present creative and cultural communities of today, and that ensure the place of the arts in the Pawtucket of tomorrow.

Pawtucket Arts Festival

5 – 80’s Night at Norey’s Star Restaurant (Saturday – 7pm)

Each and every Saturday night Norey’s plays all of your favorite 80’s music videos. Each week this ends up becoming absolute sing-along dance-a-thon

80's Night at Noreys

6 – Reggae Music at Tavern On Broadway with The Mintones (Friday – 9pm)

Come check out one of Rhode Island’s premier reggae acts performing roots reggae, modern reggae and dub at one of Broadways hottest new venues.

The Mintones

7 – Newport Polo vs New York (Saturday – 5pm)

Newport Polo, host of the Newport International Polo Series XXIV, is the home of the Westchester Polo Club, America’s first polo club, est. in 1876, and founding member of the United States Polo Association, offering public exhibition matches and polo club member services for grass & arena polo, and polo instruction year-round.

Newport International Polo Series

© Adam Zaff Photography


8 – NIM Fest (Sunday  3pm – 6pm)

The Newport Independant Music Festival welcomes The Bob Kendall Band and Zanricky – Bring a blanket and enjoy a Sunday afternoon concert at the King Park Gazebo.

nimfest newport ri

9 – Tour the International Tennis Hall of Fame (Daily  10am – 5pm)

Billie Jean King toured the new museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame today.

10 – Music on the Bricks: Free concert at Brick Market Place (Saturday  1pm – 5pm)

The Playboys

11 – Newport Stamp Act Reenactment (Saturday  1pm – 4:30pm)

Newport, Rhode Island’s rich colonial history comes to life during the Newport Historical Society’s Stamp Act Protest. This large-scale reenactment takes place in downtown Newport to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act Riots, one of the first events that sparked the American Revolution.

Stamp Act Party newport RI


12-  NYYC Grandmasters Team Race Regatta (all weekend)

Eight yacht club teams will compete in the 2015 NYYC Grandmasters Team Race Regatta in Sonars with 3 or 4 sailors per boat. Skippers must be at least 55 years of age and shall not have skippered in either the 2015 Morgan Cup or 2015 Hinman Masters. Each crew member must be at least 45 years of age.