Music lovers are invited to rock out to an impressive lineup of bands and musicians at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 45th Annual Harvest Fair on October 5th & 6th.

The diverse lineup of bands, organized by renowned musician Bob Kendall, covers a wide range of styles and genres, from the CarLeans’s folksy rock to the Weisstronauts’ self-described “instrumental twang surf psych spy rock for the 22nd Century.”

Saturday, October 5th

12:00 p.m. – Silverteeth

1:00 p.m. – John Faraone

2:00 p.m. – Long Trees

3:00 p.m. – Smith & Weeden

4:00 p.m. – The CarLeans

Sunday, October 6th

12:00 p.m. – Melissa Chaplin

1:00 p.m. – Andie Belle

2:00 p.m. – Mark Cutler

3:00 p.m. – The Weisstronauts

4:00 p.m. – Los Duderinos

Norman Bird Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to fill a variety of fun Harvest Fair jobs including children’s games, entrance gates, and the Sanctuary Café. Volunteers receive community service hours, free admission to the fair, and a volunteer t-shirt.

Gardeners and cooks are also invited to submit their most impressive flowers, vegetables, or delicious harvest-themed dishes for the Home and Garden Competition.

The proceeds from the Harvest Fair support Norman Bird Sanctuary’s mission to preserve and steward 325 acres of wildlife habitat and provide environmental education opportunities to all.

The event will run 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th.

Tickets available at the gate. Adults: $7, Children (3-12yrs): $3, Under 3: FreeLearn more at

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).