Photo: Nachos at Brick Alley Pub

We hear about them all the time, seems like there’s about a dozen “holidays” for just about every day of the year! The What’sUpNewp Crew has curated what holidays you should actually look forward celebrating this month, many of them give you the opportunity to indulge in something we all love and support local!

1 – Day Of The Dead – November 1 

On November 1st,  Diego’s will be hosting Brunch 9AM-1PM. Come in with your best Day of the Dead face paint to spin the wheel and win prizes! The Cerveza Modelo girls will be on sight from 11AM-Noon giving away beer and swag! Cure your hangover and day after Halloween blues! $6 Blood Mary’s & $5 Breakfast Taco Plates!

2 – National Sandwich Day – November 3rd

Sounds like a good day to head to your favorite deli or sandwich shop and show them some local support for this day. We suggest you head to Cru Cafe, The Shop, Fatulli’s Bakery & Deli, Scratch, Rosemary & Thyme or The Deli!

3 – National Candy Day – November 4th What’s your favorite candy? Head to Sea Side Sweets in Brick Market Place or your favorite local candy shop and stock up, chances are by now you’ve run out of your Halloween candy.

4 – National Doughnut Appreciation Day – November 5th Make your way to Ma’s Donuts or Cru Cafe to celebrate this delicious day or wait until Sunday to celebrate this day and head to Tallulah’s on Thames for Brunch and enjoy their delicious donuts!  

5 – National Nachos Day – November 6th

There’s no question, the place to be for National Nachos Day is Brick Alley Pub or Diego’s!

 

Nachos & Chill? #TGIF

 

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  6 – National Wine Tasting & Wine Tourism Day – November 7th Sounds like a great day to visit Newport Vineyards, Sakonnet Vineyards or Greenvale Vineyards!  

7 – National Sundae Day November 11th Ben & Jerry’s, Newport Creamery or this beautiful creation from Brick Alley Pub…

It’s Saturday. #BrownieHeaven #TreatYoSelf (like @moniquetmplnv did ?)   A photo posted by Brick Alley Pub (@brickalleypub) on

  8 – National Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day – November 12th Who serves up your favorite pizza in and around Newport? Support and eat local and head for VanGogh Pizza, Nikolas Pizza, O’brien’s Pub or Brick Alley Pub.  

#Yummy #FoodPorn #Newport #BYO #NewportRI #Pizza #ArtOfPizza #HeirloomTomatos #AIOFarms A photo posted by VanGoghPizza (@vangoghpizza) on

9 – National Espresso Day – November 23rd

Live on extra caffeine and espresso? Today is your day!  All of Newport’s favorite coffee shops serve up some mighty fine espresso; so head to Mokka Coffeehouse, Empire Coffee & Tea, The Coffee Grinder or Washington Square Coffee Roasters and have a high energy day!

Bridget’s first drink from the new Black Eagle espresso machine.

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10 – National Cake Day – November 26th

National Cake Day is also Thanksgiving, so of course this should be your dessert for choice after lots of turkey and football today! Make sure you order your cake ahead of time to bring to dinner from Cru Cafe, Mad Hatter Bakery, French Confection or Rosemary & Thyme.

11 – Small Business Saturday

November 28th

This day is all supporting the local stores, shops and small business owners in and around Newport. Forget the malls and support those who live, work and shop in your neighborhood. SHOP LOCAL!

12 – National French Toast Day – November 28th

The french toast at Gary’s Handy Lunch, Corner Cafe, Cru Cafe, Benjamin’s and Franklin Spa are all TO DIE FOR, you can’t go wrong on this day.

13 – National Chocolates Day – November 29th

Wow, where to go for this delicious day? Kilwins is probably a great start!

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.