Join Newport Vineyards on Friday, April 1 from 4 pm to 8 pm for their April Beer Hall Night, an evening featuring a lineup of fresh Taproot beers and bites, live music and good vibes. Photo via Newport Vineyards

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

Six Picks Events: What’s Up in RI this weekend

Six Picks Music: The best in local music this weekend

14 Open Houses happening in Newport County this weekend

Friday, April 1

More than one million daffodils are ready to bloom for the return of Newport Daffodil Days in April

401Gives returns on April 1 with a goal to raise $4 million for nonprofits across Rhode Island

Save The Date: Spring Newport Restaurant Week will take place April 1 – 10

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Bar & Board – Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Phenix Avenue from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Localz Portsmouth – John Erikson at 6 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Neal & The Vipers from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Inside Out at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Justin Pomfret at 9:30 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • The Reef – Dee Jayne from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Top Of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm

City & Government

Jamestown – Jamestown Board of Canvassers at 9:30 am

Saturday, April 2

Open House: Families invited to meet elementary and Pre-K teachers at Sea Rose Montessori School 

This Day in RI History: April 2, 1952, Leon Wilkeson is born in Newport

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Bar & Board – Mel at 7:30 pm
  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – CODA at 2 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Travelin’ Wanna B’s at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –The Manatees from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Concert For A Cause featuing 7 Day Weekend at 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live acoustic at 4 pm, Live music at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • The Reef – Lucas Neil from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government

Tiverton – Tiverton Library Trustees Board Property Subcommittee at 9 am, Tiverton Library Trustees at 10 am

Sunday, April 3

Josh Groban’s “Harmony” Tour Coming to Mohegan Sun April 3

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Irish American Club – Karaoke at 9 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 11 am to 2 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –Delta Generators from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Los Duderinos at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Jazz Quartet at 5 pm

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.