Discover all that’s happening and to do in and around Newport this weekend!

Of Note – Spring Newport Restaurant Week is now underway until March 11th. Newport Restaurant Week is the best time to check out restaurants in Newport and Bristol Counties with over 50 participating restaurants and fixed-price menus. Occurring every spring and fall, it’s your chance to enjoy an amazing three-course meal at restaurants for a $16 lunch or $35 dinner price! Details

Friday, March 9th

4:45 pm – Faces Places at Jane Pickens Theater

6:30 pm – L’Orgue Mystique at St. Mary’s Church

7 pm – The Shape of Water at Jane Pickens Theater

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

Saturday, March 10th

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

9 am to 7 pm – TEDxNewport : Capsized at Jane Pickens Theater

10 am – RIVMA Low-Cost Rabies Clinic – Middletown, RI at Potter League For Animals

10 am & 1:30 pm – Trolley Tour of Irish Newport from Hibernian Hall

12 pm – Island Park Beach Cleanup with Clean Ocean Access

2 pm – Mixology Master Class at The Vanderbilt Grille

6 pm – Newport – Kinsale – Chefs Exchange Kickoff at Hibernian Hall

6 pm – Woodcock Walk at Norman Bird Sanctuary

6 pm – Island Moving Company’s Junior Company presents…. Connections & Conversations at Rogers High School

7:30 pm – newportFILM’s Studio 54 Night Friend-Raiser at Christie’s

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

8 pm – Traditions Festival at Common Fence Music

Sunday, March 11th

1 pm – Remains Of The Day with Q&A with James Ivory

1:30 pm – Grand Marshall Testimonial Roast at Saint Augustin’s

2:30 pm – Annual St. Patrick’s Day Tea at Edward King House

3 pm – The Exiles at Jamestwon Philomenian Library

5:30 pm – Faces Places at Jane Pickens Theater

7:30 pm – The Shape of Water at Jane Pickens Theater

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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.