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Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend.

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Friday, September 8th

10 am to 5 pm – Secret Garden Tours – Fall

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater

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

8 pm – Alive! at Salvation Army Hall

Saturday, September 9th

9 am to 1 pm – Middletown Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 5 pm – Secret Garden Tours – Fall

10 am – Second Saturday at Newport Art Museum

1 pm – Newport RFC v Amoskeag at Fort Adams State Park

3 pm to 4 pm – Tour of Island Community Farms & Gardens 

3:30 pm – Beavertail Lighthouse: Climbing the Tower at Beavertail Lighthouse & Museum

4 pm – Newport Polo Series – Newport Vs. Baltimore at Newport International Polo Grounds

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – New Arts & Objects Opening at Kristen Coates

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

Sunday, September 10th

7 am – TriNEWPORT at Second Beach

9 am – Bird Banding Demonstration at Bailey Brook

9 am – Newport Yoga Class at Hotel Viking

10 am to 5 pm – Secret Garden Tours – Fall

1 pm to 4 pm – Summer Concert Series at Sakonnet Vineyards

1 pm – Rose Island Lighthouse Bubbles & Brushes at Rose Island Lighthouse

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Wind River at Jane Pickens Theater

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore 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 previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

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

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.