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

Friday, October 27th

4 pm – Gastro’s 401 Food Truck Night! Take 2 at Ragged Island Brewing

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

5:30 pm – Halloween at the Redwood

7 pm – Newport Music Series presents Euclid Quartet at Newport Art Museum

7 pm to 10 pm – Fortress of Nightmares at Fort Adams

7 pm to 10 pm – Haunted Brewery & Distillery at Newport Storm Brewery

7 pm to 11 pm – Halloween CarnEvil Celebration at Newport Vineyards

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

Saturday, October 28th

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

10 am – National Prescription Drug Takeback Day at Newport Police Department

10 am to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch at Trinity Church Newport

1 pm – Wag Nation’s Howl-o-Ween Stroll

1 pm to 4 pm – Open House at Glen Farm Stables

2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Master Mixology Class with Christina Mercado at Vanderbilt Grace

7 pm to 10 pm – Fortress of Nightmares at Fort Adams

7 pm to 10 pm – Haunted Brewery & Distillery at Newport Storm Brewery

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

8 pm to 10 pm – Barrel Of Laughs Comedy Show featuring Greg Stone at Newport Vineyards

Sunday, October 29th

10 am to 6 pm – Pumpkin Patch at Trinity Church Newport

12 pm to 5 pm – Harvest Festival at Newport Vineyards

1 pm – Scotch & Cigar Tasting at Spiced Pear at The Chanler

1 pm to 4 pm – Pumpkin Carving at Vanderbilt Grace

2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm – Haunted Tales on Rose Island

5 pm – Taste of Newport to Benefit Child & Family at The Atlantic Resort

4 pm – Newport String Project Concert at Trinity Church

6 pm – Haunted Happenings at Channing Memorial

7 pm to 10 pm – Haunted Brewery & Distillery at Newport Storm Brewery

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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