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

This story will be updated as more events and meetings are announced throughout the week.

Friday, March 19

>>Gillette Stadium to Host Hot Wheels Ultimate Drive-Thru March 19 through April 18

>> Friday will be a Distance Learning Day for Rogers High School students

>> Stoneacre Garden hosting a sushi pop-up March 18 – 21!

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Localz Portsmouth – John Erickson at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Adam Go from 8 pm to 12 am

JPT Film & Event CenterVirtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Saturday, March 20

>> Doris Duke’s Rough Point opens for the season.

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • One Pelham East – John Erickson from 8 pm to 12 am

JPT Film & Event CenterVirtual Screening Room

City & Government

Sunday, March 21

>>High school students compete in the 16th annual Poetry Out Loud state finals virtually, March 21

>>Hidden Newport: Newport String Project brings virtual concert series to Seamen’s Church Institute

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event CenterVirtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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