Thank you to everyone who came out to The Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant last night for The Greg Abate Uptown Jazz Quintet, we were honored to host that official Newport Bridgefest event last night.
Fans from across the globe will take over scenic Fort Adams today through Sunday to hear some of the world’s greatest musicians at the Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Investment Managers, but no one should leave the Festival without visiting the Craft and Food Vendors who set up shop on the Festival grounds.
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the partnership between Marriott International and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Newport Marriott invites locals and guests alike to partake in a Root Beer Float Day fundraiser on August 6 from 11 am to 2 pm in the hotel’s lobby Plank Bar.
On the heels of yet another massively successful Folk Festival at Fort Adams, Newport has even more terrific events to come this season. On Wednesday morning, I joined Brendan Kirby on The Rhode Show on WPRI to chat about Newport Folk Festival, Newport Bridgefest, and Newport Jazz Festival.
At 6:45 am on Saturday, Augusut 4, the first of five waves of swimmers and kayakers participating in Save The Bay’s 42nd annual Swim will embark on a 1.7-nautical-mile journey across Narragansett Bay in the nonprofit organization’s biggest fundraising event of the year.
Today - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 am. Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight - Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Today -SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this morning.
Tonight - SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Coastal Water Temperature - 73.9°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
The sun rose in Newport at 5:43 am and sunset will be at 7:59 pm. The first high tide was at 12:33 am and the next high tide will be at 1:02 pm. The first low tide was at 5:53 am and the next low tide will be at 6:28 pm.
Today we have 14 hours and 16 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:51 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 20 days, lighting is 68%.