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

Monday, October 30th

12 pm to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch open at Trinity Church

4:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – A Conversation with Newport County’s Women’s Legislators at Newport Public Library

6 pm – Halloween Bike Ride! with Bike Newport

6 pm – Zuuuum Boo Halloween Party! at Jimmy’s Saloon

8 pm – The Addams Family Halloween Party at Jane Pickens Theater

Tuesday, October 31st

12 pm to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch open at Trinity Church

3 pm – Trunk or Treat Monster Mash Party at Naval Station Newport

4 pm – Trick or Treat Washington Square Newport!

4 pm to 8 pm – Family-friendly Halloween Party at Mokka Coffeehouse and Syrens

4:30 pm  & 7:30 pm- Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

9 pm – Live improv and Halloween costume party with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

9 pm – The Big Big Big Halloween Bash at Elks Club

Wednesday, November 1st

10 am – Pre-K Fall Story & Stroll Series at Norman Bird Sanctuary

4:30 pm  & 7:30 pm- Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson at The Redwood Library

7 pm – Movember Kickoff Party at The Wharf Pub

Thursday, November 2nd

11 am – Lecture: Managing Newport’s Veteran Trees at Rosecliff

12 pm – 8 Bells Lecture Series at Seamen’s Church Institue

4:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – YMCA Holiday Wine Tasting Event at Newport Vineyards

5:30 pm – Green Drinks at Sail Newport

6 pm – Huddle by the Sea November Meeting with State Rep. Lauren Carson

6 pm – Rose Island Night at Cappy’s

7:30 pm – Walk With Me at Jane Pickens Theater

8 pm – Salve Regina University’s Extensions Dance Company Concert at Casino Theater

8 pm – Tell Newport: Thank You at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, November 3rd

2017 fall Newport Restaurant Week begins

1 pm to 3 pm – Pantene Beautiful Lengths – Newport at Natural Creations

6 pm to 8 pm – Cornucopia Art Sale Preview Party at The Pennfield School

6:30 pm – Providence Children’s Film Festival Jury Meet! at Newport Art Museum

6:30 pm – Life of Glide Premiere at Island Surf & Sport

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

8 pm – Salve Regina University’s Extensions Dance Company Concert at Casino 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.