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

Monday, November 20th

10 am – Intermediate Water Colors at Portsmouth Arts Guild

2:15 pm & 4:30 pm – Loving Vincent at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm to 6 pm – Handmade Holidays: Festive Holiday Stamps at Jamestown Arts Center

6 pm to 8 pm – Community Conversations with Newport Public Schools at Boys & Girls Club

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

Tuesday, November 21st

2:15 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – – Loving Vincent at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, November 22nd

2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Three Billboards at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm –  Ave Maria bottle release at Ragged Island Brewing Company

Thursday, November 23rd

10+ Newport restaurants open for Thanksgiving

8:30 am – 32nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Pie Run

12 pm – Thanksgiving Community Meal at Seamen’s Church Institute

Friday, November 24th

12 pm – Free Essential Oils Workshop at Thames Street Yoga

2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Three Billboards at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – The Newport Nutcracker at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – Holiday Lantern Tour at Brick Market Museum & Shop

4:30 pm to 8 pm – Bowen’s Wharf Block Party & Viewing of Boat Parade

6 pm – Dashing Through The Snow at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6 pm to 8 pm – Bourbon County Brand Stout Black Friday at Plumby’s

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