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What's Up in Newport: Saturday, September 23
On Tap Today: Conexion Latina’s Festival Latino, Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, Aquidneck Growers Market, and more. Plus, a look at all of the latest What'sUpNewp headlines.
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🍁 Happy Fall! The Autumnal Equinox occurred at 2:50 am this morning.
🎶 The live music continues this weekend at The JPT with a performance by Livingston Taylor and Tom Chapin this evening at 8 pm.
👉 Newport City Council will meet in an executive session at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, September 27 for the purpose of discussing the search for a City Manager.
🐎 Newport Polo has moved the Insperity Newport Cup, which was scheduled today, to October 7, due to weather.
💃🏽 Conexión Latina Newport’s Festival Latino will go on from 12 pm to 6 pm today despite the rain as they plan to move their activities inside the Great Friends Meeting House. Join them for the “first celebration of the Hispanic community in Newport. Enjoy music, dances, art, and Latin flavors”.
🍎 Of course, the Aquidneck Growers Market takes place rain or shine today from 9 am to 12 pm in the parking lot of Embrace Home Loans (25 Enterprise Drive in Middletown). Stop by and support all the local vendors!
🚢 On the cruise ship front, today’s visit by Silver Cloud and Sunday’s visit by the Emerald Princess has been canceled due to weather.
🍣 Sushi fans take note. Summer Sushi at The Clarke Cooke House ends on October 8.
🌧️ Poll: What are your favorite things to do in Newport or Rhode Island when it rains? Comment below.
WHAT’S UP TODAY
Today: Rain, mainly after 9 am. High near 63. Northeast wind 10 to 17 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three-quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight: Rain, mainly before 11 pm. Low around 59. Northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.
Today: ENE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Rain, mainly after 9 am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight: NE wind 12 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Rain, mainly before 11 pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Coastal Water Temperature: 67°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 6:33 am | Sunset: 6:41 pm | 12 hours and 7 minutes of sun.
High tide at 2:14 am & 2:44 pm | Low tide at 7:20 am & 9:25 pm.
Moon: First Quarter Moon. 7.5 days, 51% lighting.
Things To Do
Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival at Rosecliff
9 am to 12 pm: Aquidneck Growers Market at 25 Enterprise Drive, Middletown
9 am to 12 pm: Walk to End Alzheimer’s Newport at Fort Adams State Park
9:30 am to 4:30 pm: Fall Visitors Weekend at West Place Animal Sanctuary (Rescheduled to October 7 – 8)
10 am to 12 pm: NPAC Theater Open House
11 am: Rocket Adventure Day! at Miantonomi Memorial Park
12 pm to 6 pm: Conexion Latina’s Festival Latino at Great Friends Meeting House
1 pm to 4 pm: Apple Cider Bar at The Chanler at Cliff Walk
4 pm: Newport International Polo Series at Newport International Polo Grounds (Postponed to October 7)
7 pm to 8 pm: Studio Showing of Works in Progress at Newport Contemporary Ballet
8 pm: Improv with the Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
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Live Music & Entertainment
Blue Anchor Grill: The Girls from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Busker’s Irish Pub: Brian Twohey at 9 pm
Clarke Cooke House: Live music at 10 pm
Greenvale Vineyards: Live Jazz Music from 1 pm to 4 pm
Johnny’s at The Atlantic Resort: Phoenix Avenue from 6 pm to 9 pm
JPT Film & Event Center: Livingston Taylor and Tom Chapin live at 8 pm
Landing: Mark Flynn at 1 pm, Blistering Ego at 8 pm
Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 9 pm
Narragansett Cafe: The New Nasty from 8:30 pm to 11:55 pm
Newport Blues Cafe: Never In Vegas at 10 pm
Newport Playhouse: Ghost Of A Chance at 6 pm
O’Brien’s Pub: CGray the DJ at 10 pm
Shops At Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1 pm to 5 pm
Speakeasy: Sean Rivers at 9 pm
Sunset Cove: Mark Flynn from 6 pm to 9 pm
The Firehouse Theatre: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
The Reef: Ruby Mac & Mell and Friends from 4:30 pm to 11 pm
Top of Pelham: Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
No local meetings are scheduled.
See the agendas and a complete list of public meetings across Rhode Island here.
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We published 12 stories yesterday on WhatsUpNewp.com. Here’s what’s new since our last newsletter.
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On Tap This Weekend: Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, Walk to End Alzheimer’s Newport, and more.
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