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

Friday, November 10th

All Day – 2017 Fall Newport Restaurant Week 

11 am – Island Moving Company invites public to open rehearsal for ‘Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff’

12 pm – Free Essential Oils Workshop at Thames Street Yoga

3:30 pm & 8:15 pm – Goodbye Christopher Robin at Jane Pickens Theater

3:30 pm – Grand Opening of Elevate Fitness!

6 pm – Bombshell The Hedy Lamarr Story: PVD Art & Design FF at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – The Crazy Time at Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant

7 pm – Jamestown Neon Night 5K at Jamestown Golf Course

8 pm – Award-winning live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Saturday, November 11th

All Day – 2017 Fall Newport Restaurant Week 

9 am to 12:30 pm – Middletown Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

10 am to 2 pm – Pop-Up Makers Marketplace at Newport Visitor Information and Transportation Center

10 am – Harvest Fair at St. Clare Newport

12 pm to 2 pm – Beach Cleanup at Weaver Cove

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

1 pm – Providence Arts & Design Festival presents Score at Jane Pickens Theater

1 pm to 4 pm –2017 Harvest Festival at Greenvale Vineyards

1 pm to 4 pm – Audition for The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Goodbye Christopher Robin at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm to 9 pm – Mission pop-up at Ragged Island Brewing Company

6 pm – Book Signing: Upton Bell, author of “Present at the Creation” and former NE Patriots GM at Barnes & Noble

6 pm – The Crazy Time at Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant

6 pm to 9 pm – Newport Rugby Memorial Garden Fundraiser at Surf Club

7 pm – The Cardboard Bernini Film at Jamestown Arts Center

8 pm – Award-winning live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8 pm – Voices in Harmony at Salve Regina University

Sunday, November 12th

All Day – 2017 Fall Newport Restaurant Week 

10 am to 12 pm – Motors & Mimosas at Audrain Automobile Museum

11 am – The Crazy Time at Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant

11 am to 4 pm – Newport Art House, BAFL (Brunch, Art, & Flea Market) at Parlor Bar & Kitchen

2 pm to 5 pm – Community Barndance at The Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist

3 pm – Music of the Renaissance at The Redwood Library

4 pm – St. Columba’s Concert Series presents: Four Bridges at St. Columba’s Chapel

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Goodbye Christopher Robin 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.