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

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Friday, April 20th

1 pm – Charlie & The Bucket Truck at Miantonomi Park

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Isle of Dogs at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm to 8 pm – Fireside Live music with Grayson Ty at Newport Vineyards

7 pm – First Light Night & Illuminated Trolley Tours at Elks Club

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

9 pm – Girls’ Movie Night at Hotel Viking


Saturday, April 21st

9 am – Earth Day Cleanup at Ballard Park

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

9:30 am – Dabble and Doodle with Daffys 

9:30 am – Annual Tour de Jonquilles Bike Ride 

10 am – Beach Clean up with Pruitt Chiropractic and Save the Bay at Easton’s Beach 

10:30 am – Celebrate Earth Day at the Newport Public Library

10:30 am – Earth Day on Rose Island

11 am – Tour of Ballard Park

11 am – God’s Little Acre Sign Dedication at Common Burying Ground

12 pm – Kristen Coates welcomes The Captain’s Daughter

12:30 pm – Earth Day Celebration and Daffy BBQ in the Park at Miantonomi Park

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series: Leslie + Matt at Newport Vineyards

1 pm – Playoff Match: Newport Rugby vs Worcester at Fort Adams

2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Isle of Dogs at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm to 8 pm – Gastros 401 Night at Ragged Island Brewing

7:30 pm – The Rewind: Her Stories at Emmanuel Church

8 pm & 10 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8 pm – Kids’ Dance Party at Hotel Viking


Sunday, April 22nd

10 am – Sunday Service: Let’s Stop Trashing Our Oceans! at Channing Memorial Church

12 pm – Clean Ocean Access is hosting a beach cleanup at Pheasant Drive

1 pm – SRU Dance Presents “Bounce” at Salve Regina University

1 pm: Weekend Music Series with Briana White at Newport Vineyards

1:30 pm – Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Local Manufacture, Global Fusion: Surveying Early American Furniture at Newport Art Museum

2 pm – Driving Miss Daffodil | Classic Car Parade at Easton’s Beach

3 pm – Bellevue Avenue Classic Car Display at Audrain Automobile Museum

3:30 pm – Daffodil Garden Party with Live Music and Ballet

4:30 pm – GreenLove’s Earth Day Celebration Party at O’brien’s Pub

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Isle of Dogs at Jane Pickens 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.