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

This story will be updated throughout the week as additional events and meetings are announced, so check back often for updates.

What’s Up in Newport County This Weekend

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Friday, April 2 | Good Friday

Island Cinemas to reopen on April 2

Things To Do

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

Live Music & Entertainment

  • 6 pm to 9 pm – Somethin’ Else at Localz in Tiverton
  • 8 pm to 12 am – Ryan McHugh at One Pelham East
  • 9 pm to 12 am – Chopville at Newport Blues Cafe

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

Live on WUN (watch on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

Saturday, April 3

Newport Chowder Company bringing their ‘Chowder Cart’ to Newport

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Timmy Smith at One Pelham East
  • 8:30 pm to 12 am – Sugarbabies at One Pelham East

JPT Film & Event Center  Virtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

Sunday, April 4 | Easter

Newport County restaurants serving up Easter brunch, dinner on April 4

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

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.