Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week, Monday, November 7 through Sunday, November 13.

Weekend Forecast

NWS Forecast for: Newport RI
Issued by: National Weather Service Norton, MA
Last Update: 3:51 am EST Nov 11, 2022

Wind Advisory
Hazardous Weather Outlook

Veterans Day: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: A slight chance of rain before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 14 mph.


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Friday, November 11

Miantonomi Park Tower will be open to the public on Nov. 11

Fire at the Fort postponed until Saturday, Nov. 12 due to forecast

The City of Newport will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony hosted by the American Legion, Post No. 7, and the Newport Veterans of Foreign Wars, Conover-Leary Post No. 406. The ceremony is scheduled to get underway outside of City Hall at 11 a.m. and all are welcome to attend.

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Bar & Board: Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio at 6:30 pm
  • Blue Anchor Grill: Two Across at 6:30 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards: Jazz Time duo at 7 pm
  • Gulf Stream: J. Kelley at 5:30 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music at 6 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Who is Killing The Great Chefs of Europe at 4:30 pm,  Chocolat at 7:30 pm
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel at 6 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: KVQ Jazz Groove with Ken Vario at 7:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Inside Out at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ Remedy (video DJ) at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing: Dan Ferrazzoli at 5:30 pm
  • Speakeasy: Justin Pomfret at 10 pm
  • Stoneacre Garden: Mel at 8 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre:  Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Top Of Pelham:  Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
  • Vieste Simply Italian: Live music at 7:30 pm

City & Government


Saturday, November 12

Trey Anastasio Band and Goose will perform at Mohegan Sun on November 12

John Mulaney will bring his ‘From Scratch’ tour to PPAC on November 12

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Bar & Board: Mel at 7:30 pm
  • Blue Anchor Grill: Steve Rodrigues at 6:30 pm
  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music at 10 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards: Dick Lupino & friends at 1 pm
  • Gulf Stream: Butch McCarthy & Steve Mazza at 5:30 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory at 4:30 pm, Love Charlie: The Rise & Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter at 7:30 pm
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel at 6 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Mark Cutler & Men of Great Courage at 8 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: The Pogs at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: CGray the DJ at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Adam Go 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
  • Top of Pelham: Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
  • Vieste Simply Italian: Live music at 7:30 pm

City & Government


Sunday, November 13

Things To Do

Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House:  Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Irish Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Irish American Club: Karaoke at 9 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham:  Live music at 3 pm
  • La Forge:  Dave Manuel from 11 am to 2 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Voodoo Alley at 4 pm
  • Newport Playhouse: A Christmas for Carol at 11 am
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Bingo at 7 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Los Duderinos at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater: Chase Ceglie Jazz Quartet at 5 pm
  • The Pub: John Erikson at 4 pm

City & Government

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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