Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week and weekend, November 2 – 8, 2020.

Please note – this story will be updated as new meetings and events are announced. Check back often for updates.

Monday, November 2

SBA celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week, Nov. 2-6

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled

Tuesday, November 3

When you can expect to start seeing results from the General Election

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

  • 7:30 pm – What’s Up Newp Election 2020 Coverage

Wednesday, November 4

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

Thursday, November 5

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Friday, November 6

Newport Restaurant Week to return November 6 – 15 (Updated)

Newport Restaurant Week returns in November with a deals-focused ‘remix’

What’s Up Interview: Singer Tom Rush, Coming to Greenwich Odeum Nov. 6

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Saturday, November 7

The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America hosting 33rd Annual Scouting For Food Drive from November 7-14

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Sunday, November 8

Common Fence Music will present Joel Mabus in an online concert on November 8

Things To Do 

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Live on What’s Up Newp
on our Facebook Page and website

  • Nothing scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Please note – this story will be updated as new meetings and events are announced. Check back often for updates.

Ryan Belmore is the 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.