Discover what’s happening, new and to do for events, activities and fun  this weekend in Newport!

Friday, March 17th

1 pm – Diabetes Info Classes for Diabetics, Family, Friends, & Caregivers! at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

4 pm – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration presented by What’sUpNewp at Midtown Oyster Bar

4:30 pm & 7 pm – The Sense Of An Ending at Jane Pickens Theater

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater



Saturday, March 18th

9 am to 2 pm – Tresor Estates Sale at 28 Ledge Rd.

10 am to 1pm – Marine & Composites Career Day and Networking Event at IYRS

10am to 1pm – EFC Newport MOPS Annual Fundraiser Raffle & Vendor Fair at Newport Athletic Club

2pm to 4pm – Newport Seal Tour with Save The Bay

4:30 pm & 7 pm – The Sense Of An Ending at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Not for Us ⁄⁄ Hathor at Newport at Trinity Church

5:30 pm – JAHMU Chocolate YOGA PARTY at Newport Community Yoga Center

6 pm – Navy House Cocktail Party at Kristen Coates

6 pm – Benovia Winery – Viking Wine Festival Dinner at Hotel Viking

7 pm – Skatepark Fundraiser featuring Z-Boys at Mission

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Sunday, March 19th

9 am to 2 pm – Tresor Estates Sale at 28 Ledge Rd.

9:30 am – Fill the Freezer for Florence Public Food Drive at Channing Memorial Church

10am to 1pm – EFC Newport MOPS Annual Fundraiser Raffle & Vendor Fair at Newport Athletic Club

10 am to 4 pm – “It’s a Bug’s World” insect expo promises fun and learning for all ages at Newport Marriott

11:15 am – Solar Sunday at Emmanuel Church

12:55 pm – Bolshoi Ballet: A Contemporary Evening at Jane Pickens Theater

1 pm – SIBH Tee-Off Party at Newport Sportsman’s Club

2pm to 4pm – Newport Seal Tour with Save The Bay

3 pm – Spring Equinox Album Release Concert! at Long Time Sun Apparel

3 pm – Sunday Bloody Funday at Jimmy’s Saloon

4:30 pm & 7 pm – The Sense Of An Ending at Jane Pickens Theater

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.