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

Friday, June 1st

4 pm to 8 pm – Mission Nights at Ragged Island

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Leukemia Cup at New York Yacht Club

5 pm- Fort Adams Ghost Hunt

5:30 pm – An Evening Talk with Ann Hood at Redwood Library

6 pm – An Evening for Education at The Edward King House

6 pm – Remember Me at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

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

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Saturday, June 2nd

8 am to 10 am – Motors & Mansions at The Marble House

8:30 am – Middletown Grower’s Market at Newport Vineyards

9 am – Day Tour: The Bradley and Eustis Estates

9:30 am to  2 pm – King Park Day at King Park

9:30 am to 6 pm – Newport Architectural Forum

10 am – IYRS Graduation & Launch Day

10 am – Garden Tour:  The Breakers Greenhouses and cutting garden at The Breakers

12 pm to 6 pm – Great Chowder Cook-Off at Fort Adams

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents Mike Baez at Newport Vineyards

2 pm to 10 pm – Aquidneck Island Relay For Life 2018 at Gaudet School

2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Classic Yachting & the Corinthian Spirit at IYRS

6 pm – Fort Adams Ghost Hunt

6 pm – Remember Me at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

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

Sunday, June 3rd

7:30 am – 2018 BankNewport 10 Miler

10 am – Gardening with the Masters at Newport Restoration Foundation

11 am – Sketching Nat’l Museum of American Illustration Olmsted Gardens the National Museum of American Illustration

11 am – Remember Me at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

1 pm – Exhibition on Screen: Van Gogh at Jane Pickens Theater

1 pm  to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents John & Joanne at Newport Vineyards

2 pm – Newport String Project Season Finale Concert at Newport Art Museum

3 pm, 5 pm, & 7:30 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

4 pm – St. Mary’s Spring Choir Concert at St. Mary’s Church

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.