Discover what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI this weekend!

Friday, April 21

10 am – Trash Skimmers splash into Newport Harbor at Long Wharf

1 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Mother Nature’s Tunes ‘n Tales

1 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Charlie & the Bucket Truck Kids Event

2:30 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – “Pour Quoi?” – Nature Stories of How and Why

4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Fireside Live Music: Grayson Ty at Newport Vineyards

5 pm – Dinner & A Movie – Family Night at Hotel Viking

6 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Lighting of the Trees

6 pm – Art of the Arbor Exhibit: a NAH + Newport Arboretum Event

6pm – First Light Night at The Elks Lodge

6 pm – Tim Carey in Recital at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church

7 pm – Rock & Paint Night at Cross Point Church

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

Saturday, April 22

8 am – Record Store Day 2017 at Music Box Newport

8 am to 6 pm – Newport Flea Market & Antiques show at Elks Lodge

9 am – Battery Park and Storer Park Clean Ups

9 am – Earth Day Clean Up at Ballard Park

9:30 am – Spring Flower Design Workshop at Newport Vineyards

10 am – Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt

10 am – Spring Winners Walk and Talk at Green Animals Topiary Park

10 am – Beach cleanup at Cliff Walk at Marine Avenue

10 am to 3 pm – Rose Island Earth Day Clean Up

10 am to 4 pm – Demo Day 2017 at The Saltwater Edge

11 am – Free Earth Day Tour of Ballard Park

11:30 am to 12:30 pm – Newport Daffodil Days – The Sidewalk Parade

12:30 pm to 2 pm – Earth Day Celebration and BBQ

1pm, 4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

1 pm – Playing the blues at Newport Vineyards 

1 pm – Newport RFC v Hartford at Joseph “Jay” Kirwin Memorial Rugby Pitch

6 pm – Wine & Wheels at Audrain Automobile Museum

7 pm – It Takes an Island Fundraiser for Children at Vasco de Gama

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

Sunday, April 23

10 am – Sights & Sounds of Spring at Norman Bird Sanctuary

10:30 am – Celebrate Trees: Children’s Event at Newport Public Library

1 pm – Exhibition On Screen: The Artist’s Garden American Impressionism at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Driving Miss Daffodil at Long Wharf

3 pm – Bellevue Avenue Classic Car Display at Bellevue Gardens

3 pm – Sunday Bloody Funday at Jimmy’s Saloon

3 pm – Politics, Sensation, Scandal, Paris And the Rite of Spring at Redwood Library

3:30 pm – Daffodil Garden Party

4 pm to 5:30 pm – WORKSHOP: Seascapes With Ashley Provencher at Kristen Coates

4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).