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

Friday, August 10th

WET PAINT at Newport Art Museum

The Official Draken Experience at Bowen’s Wharf

4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – 5th Annual Newport Yacht Rendezvous at Newport Shipyard

6 pm – No Tell Motel at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

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

Saturday, August 11th

WET PAINT at Newport Art Museum

The Official Draken Experience at Bowen’s Wharf

7:30 am – 2018 Mt. Hope Bridge 5K  in Bristol

8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Middletown Aquidneck Growers’ Market at Newport Vineyards

9 am – Fortress of Nightmares Construction & Build Day at Fort Adams

9 am – 2018 International 420 Class General Assembly Meeting at Sail Newport

10 am – Hoods Up at Newport Car Museum

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series Presents The Bucks Band at Newport Vineyards

1 pm to 5 pm – Weekend Music Series presents The Playboys at Shops at Long Wharf

1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Historic Chuckwagon Fundraiser Cookout at Cloverbud Ranch

2 pm – Meet the Author: Brian Stinson at Newport Public Library

3 pm to 6 pm – Waterfront Concerts at King Park present Dynamic Duos

5 pm – Newport Polo International Series at Glen Farm

6 pm – No Tell Motel at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6 pm – Rock the Docks 2018 Lobsterfest Fundraiser at Newport Shipyard

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

Sunday, August 12th

WET PAINT at Newport Art Museum

The Official Draken Experience at Bowen’s Wharf

8 am – Free Guided Bird Walk at Norman Bird Sanctuary

10 am – Chasing Summer – Race For Chase Triathlon – at Fort Adams State Park

10:30 am – Great Gatsby Movie Experience at Jane Pickens Theater

11 am – No Tell Motel at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

11 am to 2 pm – Free tours of Miantonomi Tower

1 pm to 4 pm – Weekend Music Series presents Briana White at Newport Vineyards

1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm – Blackkklansman at Jane Pickens Theater

3 pm to 6 pm – NIMFEST presents Joe Colpitt, The Playboys at Kign Park

6 pm – A Tribute to Sinatra & Peggy Lee by The Hal McIntyre Orchestra at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

6:30 pm – Jamestown Summer Concert Series presents Greg Abate at East Ferry Memorial Square

7 pm – Lecture with Draken’s Captain, Capt. Björn Ahlande at The Seamen’s Church Institute

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.

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 is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.