Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival returns this weekend

Plus: A look at the 19 homes that sold in Newport County last week

Good Morning,

Bowen’s Wharf is set to host its 30th Annual Seafood Festival this Saturday and Sunday. Fresh, local seafood, fish tacos, lobster rolls, stuffies, chowder, fried calamari, clams, oysters, signature cocktails and cold beer accompany continuous live music, and family fun, all beneath the Wharf’s colorful tents.

The event, which is scheduled to take place from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, will include the following live music;

Saturday

  • 11 am – 1 pm: The Naticks

  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: The Teledynes

  • 4 pm – 6 pm: Chelley, Bill, & Dyl (CBD)

Sunday

  • 11 am – 1 pm: The 40

  • 1 pm – 3 pm: Cee Cee & The Riders

  • 3 pm – 5 pm: Jake Kulak

Admission is free, food and beverages can be purchased at vendor booths.

For more information on the event, click here

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What’s Up Today 

Weather Forecast

  • Special Weather Statement

  • Today - Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

  • Tonight - Patchy fog after 5 am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.

  • Tomorrow - Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

  • Tomorrow Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Today - Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog before 9 am. Seas 1 ft or less.

  • Tonight - Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog after 5am. Seas 1 ft or less.

  • Coastal Water Temperature: 66°F.

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • Sunrise: 6:54 am | Sunset: 6:08 pm | 11 hours & 17 minutes of sun.

  • High tide at 12:57 am & 1:28 pm | Low tide at 5:56 am & 8:21 pm.

  • Moon: Waxing Crescent, 6.1 days, 36% lighting.

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Music Bingo at 7:30 pm

  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) -The Pollinators at 7:30 pm

  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) – Final Set

  • One Pelham East – Stu Sinclair from 9 pm to 1 am

City & Government

We’ll See You Out There