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

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Friday, April 13

4 pm to 8 pm – Haven Brothers at Ragged Island Brewing

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

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

9 pm – Cigar Lounge at Hotel Viking

9 pm – Girls’ Movie Night at Hotel Viking

Saturday, April 14

7:30 am – Newport Rhode Races at Eason’s Beach

10:30 am – Enchanted Storytime with Belle & Rupunzel at Newport Public Library

11 am – Daffy Shop & Stroll on Bellevue

12 pm – Daffy Detail: Help Tidy Up the Famous Cliff Walk

1 pm to 4 pm – Live music with Alex Tuohey at Newport Vineyards

1 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Opening Ceremonies at The Clarke Cooke House

1 pm – Newport Rugby vs South Shore at Fort Adams State Park

2 pm – Cabaret at Casino Theatre

2 pm – Daffy Doggies on Parade at Queen Anne Square

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

7 pm – Flutist Göran Marcusson and Pianist Tim Carey at Channing Memorial Church

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

8 pm – Kids’ Dance Party at Hotel Viking

Sunday, April 15

10 am – What Would Rev. Channing Think? at Channing Memorial Church

10:30 am – Enchanted Storytime with Rapunzel and Belle at Newport Public Library

1 pm – Dabble and Doodle with Daffys

1 pm – Live music with Colby & Keila at Newport Vineyards

2 pm – Daffodil Delights – Private Garden Tour

2 pm – Sunday Sundaes at Hotel Viking

2 pm – Annual Tour de Jonquilles Bike Ride at Touro Park

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

6 pm – Gun Sense, Safety, and Non-Violence Presentation at Channing Memorial Church

9 pm – Masta Ace at Newport Blues Cafe

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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.

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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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