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Music Westport


Free two stage outdoor music festival. Nine bands, food, kid zone, vendors, arts and crafts, horse and wagon rides plus more.


Date :

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 12 pm



Event location :

Westport, ON



Contact :

Phone contact: (613) 2738788


Art camp by Westport Arts Council

10-14 yr old multi media art camp with Carolyn Schaub. 25$ per person 9:30am – 2:30pm at St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall Westport, Ontario.


Date :
Monday, August 21, 2017


Event location :
Westport, ON


Contact :

For more info, please contact
Phone contact: (613) 2723 8788

Lloyd Spiegel’s Concert in Westport


With 9 albums, a swag of accolades to his name and 26 years writing, performing and recording, Lloyd Spiegel is an artist at the forefront and cutting edge of Australian Blues. The unique experience of growing up on stage combined with a relentless touring schedule and stage presence well beyond his years that has seen him become a driving force in Australian blues and one of most respected guitarists in the country, recently being named in Australian Guitar Magazine’s list of the 50 top Australian guitarists of all time.


Date :

Friday, Aug 25, 2017


Event location :

The Cove Country Inn,
2 Bedford St., Westport, Canada


Contact :

Phone contact: +1 613-273-3636

Music Westport 2017

WAC is the proud home of MUSICwestport. The annual free outdoor music festival is our flagship and most popular event attracting locals and visitors from far and wide—and that includes the musicians too! We continue to grow the festival but strive to maintain our roots and mission to bring music to our village and all those that join us over the third weekend in August of every year.

Free outdoor two stage music festival with nine bands, kidzone, food, arts, crafts, horse and wagon rides and family fun all day. Starts at 12 pm in beautiful downtown Westport. Lots of shopping, parking and free boating spots at local harbour.



Also get in the spirit of MUSICwestport and Kick-Off the weekend with The PepTides at the Cove Inn on the friday, Aug 18! The larger-than-life nine-member band from Ottawa have a pop sound with influences from funk, electronic and disco. Known for their extravagant performances with vocal harmonies, theatrical choreography and colourful visuals, we couldn’t think of a better way to start the festival! Tickets are $50 and include the show and a buffet dinner. This event always sells out so reservations are a must! 


Date :

Friday, Aug 18 to Saturday, Aug 19, 2017


Event location :

The Cove Inn,
Westport, ON, Canada


Contact :

Phone contact: 613-273-3636

Theatre in the Park presents “the Taming of the Shrew »


By popular demand, WAC is proud to bring Driftwood Theatre Group back to Lockwood Park for their presentation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.



Like, hop in your DeLorean and travel back in time with Driftwood Theatre to the totally awesome 1980s. When cool dude Petruchio meets Kate, the queen of mean, sparks fly in Shakespeare’s most controversial romantic comedy, The Taming of the Shrew. This most epic battle of the sexes will entertain audiences of all ages in this summer’s outdoor theatre production.

Directed by D. Jeremy Smith. Starring Geoffrey Armour as Petruchio, Siobhan Richardson as Kate, Renée Hackett, Drew O’Hara, Paolo Santalucia, Fiona Sauder and Tahirih Vejdani.

Tickets: Pay What You Can


Date :

Aug 4, 2017 at 7 pm


Event location :

Lockwood Park

Contact :



Westport and Rideau Lakes family fishing week


Fish license-free! Take a friend fishing! Ontario Family Fishing Weekend (OFFW) events make it easy to try fishing in Ontario waters for the first time (or the first time in a long time).

The government of Ontario designates several days during which Canadian residents can fish license-free in any water body where fishing is allowed. During all other periods, most Canadian residents between the ages of 18 and 64 years must purchase an OUTDOORS card and a fishing license to legally fish in Ontario.


Date :
Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, July 9, 2017 | 12 am to 11:59 pm


Event location :
Westport / Rideau Lakes, ON


Contact :

Rideau Lakes Studio and Garden Tour

The 19th RIDEAU LAKES STUDIO AND GARDEN TOUR What better way to spend the Canada Day Weekend than prowling the nooks and crannies of the Rideau Lakes area and checking out the gems to be found on this year’s Tour. This tour has become one of the most successful tours in the area and the artists are looking forward to showing off this wonderful country we live in.

The Tour continues to attract new artists while maintaining a core of favorites. Located in the heart of the Rideau Lakes district concentrated around the villages of Portland, Philipsville and Chaffey’s Locks, the 2017 tour will be held on Saturday, July 1st and Sunday, July 2nd, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. At some studios you will meet surprise guest artists who are unadvertised but are invited by their hosts.

The goal is to have more than one artist at a stop to make your tour experience more enjoyable. You will find paintings, candles, pottery, quilts, weaving, woodworking, sculpture and jewelry for your home and garden. Free brochures guiding you through the tour are available at most area stores, restaurants and welcome centres.


Date :
Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, July 2, 2017


Event location :
Rideau Lakes, ON


Contact :
Phone contact: 613-359-594

Village of Westport – July ongoing events 2017

1BINGO every Monday night at the Westport Legion and Thursday night at the Elgin Lions Hall. Doors open at 6:00pm.



BRIDGE every Tuesday at 1:00pm at the Elgin Municipal Complex.  Info 613-359-6192.



3COFFEE DROP-IN: Throughout the Township come and enjoy a bit of social fun! Bring your latest craft project, a deck of cards or just yourself.  Children are welcome.  Donations appreciated.  Every Monday morning from 8am to 10:30am at the Delta United Church – call Pat Philips 613-928-2712; Tuesday mornings in Morton – Morton Mug – contact Linda Gamble 613-387-3799; every Wednesday morning from 10am to Noon at the Newboro Community Hall call Andi 613-272-5335 or Joan 613-272-2393; Thursday mornings at the Portland Community Hall contact Betty James 613-272-2461and every Friday morning at the Elgin Municipal Complex Community Hall from 9:30am – call Linda Carr 613-272-2227.


COMMUNITY BREAKFAST every 4th Tuesday at the Harmony Lodge in Philipsville starting at 8:00am. Sponsored by the Philipsville Masons, everyone is welcome. Contact Ross Hawkins for information 613-359-5833.

COMMUNITY LUNCH first Friday of the month at the Elgin Municipal Complex – soup and sandwiches – contact Linda Carr 613-272-2227 and the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Portland United Church Noon to 1pm call 613-272-2002 for details.


5COMMUNITY SHOPPING BUS sponsored through the Portland Seniors Club leaves for the local shopping mall in Kingston every 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Call Vicki at 613-272-2676 to reserve your seat.  Cost $15.00 return trip.  Not just for seniors!  All ages welcome.



EUCHRE is played Monday afternoons at the South Elmsley Community Hall (Marie Jordan at 613-283-4035), Tuesdays afternoons at the Elgin Municipal Complex Community Room (Doug Summers 613-359-5744), Wednesday evenings at the North Crosby Community Hall (6 hand) (Jim Mulville 613-273-3008), Thursday evenings at the Westport Legion (Trish Purdon 613-273-7017) and at the Delta Legion every Friday at 7pm (Pat Philips 2712).  Forfar Euchre is every Friday at 7:30pm in the hall.


7HAMBURGER FRIDAY every Friday until the end of Sept. 12pm-2pm burger, sausage, hot dogs and fries available every week. Royal Canadian Legion Upper Rideau Branch #542, Westport.



CLOGGING – Join Dorothy at the Newboro Community Hall, 15 Drummond St, every Wednesday evening at 7pm to learn how to enjoy Clogging, a dance form imilar to tap, but uniquely different.  You don’t have to be experienced – all levels are welcome.  It’s free – but donations toward the use of the hall would be appreciated.  Wear soft-soled running shoes and bring your water!  You’ll be busy having fun!



PICKLEBALL Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Shillingston Park in North Crosby.  Equipment is available for beginners to try their hand at the game.  Come for some fun, outdoor play and exercise!  Everyone is welcome.  Call Jan at 613-273-3839 or Don at 613-273-9178.

PICKLEBALL is now in NEWBORO at Lorne Park behind the canteen building on the old tennis courts.  Join us every Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning.  Everyone is welcome.  Call Jan at 613-273-3839 or Don at 613-273-9178.



SPAGHETTI DINNERS 1st Friday of every month at the Portland Legion; 2nd Friday at the Elgin Lions Hall and also combine their very popular Quiz Night with the spaghetti dinner (teams of 6 start the game at 7pm) and the 3rd Friday is at the Westport (North Crosby) Legion.



VIBE: Venturing in Biblical Education, every Wednesday from April 13, 2016 – December 7, 2016.  Elgin United Church 10 am & Portland United Church 7 pm. Contact Rev. Takouhi (613) 272-8977 or

WoW-Westport Of The World



The Irish town of Westport is revitalising the “Westport’s of the World” by holding a Convention from 14th to 17th September of next year 2017.
Westport of the world is an association of towns worldwide that share the name Westport. It’s believed that there are over 25 Westport’s across the world.
We extend an invitation to Westport citizens worldwide to come along and join the gathering as we
here in Westport Ireland also celebrate our 250th Birthday.
In the past from 1985 to 2010 WOW had representation from Westport’s in Kentucky, New York, Ontario, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Zealand, Massachusetts, Missouri, South Dakota, New Mexico and Connecticut.
Full details of the Convention programme will be available in the coming month
We look forward to hearing from you and participation from your Westport.
Date :
September 14 to 17, 2017
Event location :
Westport, ON
Contact :
Dermott Langan
Tourism & Enterprise Officer
Tel: 353 98 50400
For more information about Westport Ireland check out the following websites:

Doors Open Delta!


DOORS OPEN in DELTA featuring the Old Stone Mill, the Old Town Hall and the Blacksmith’s Shop.  There will be guided tours of the mill (10 am to 4 pm) plus milling and blacksmithing demonstrations starting at 1:00 pm.

Enjoy complimentary light refreshments in the Old Town Hall.  Come out, take a tour of the mill, watch a blacksmith ply his art and see how flour used to be made. Admission is free (donations appreciated).


Date :

Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 2017 | all day


Event location :

Old Stone Mill


Contact :

The Delta Mill Society
Box 172, Delta, Ontario K0E 1G0
Tel: 613-928-2584 (office)

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