If you want to show only events for the next N days in Events or DatesList shortpoint you can do this with creating a new view.
Step 1: Create a new view
Go the Events page and on the Ribbon tab "Calendar" click "Create View" button.
Choose "All Events" from the "Start from an existing view" section
Step 2: Customize view
First, specify some view name (e.g. next-5-days):
Then scroll to the filtersection and enable them:
Add filter criteria:
- Use "Start Time" field and add criteria is greater than or equal to using special value: "[Today]"
- Use "And" condition to add one more condition
- Use "Start Time" field and add criteria is less than or equal to using value: "[Today] + 5"
Save view by clicking "OK" at the end of the Create View page.
Step 3: Connect ShortPoint to newly created view
Use View dropdown on the Connect Tab in Inserter: