August Events You Must Attend!

It’s sad but true, we are in the last month of the summer vacation. But a nice way to enjoy this time is by attending one of the many events happening this month.

Some events you might want to attend are:

“80’S Day” At The Galley
Date: August 7, 2010 (all day)
***Dress up in your favourite 80’s style to win a gift basket – door prizes for everyone who dresses up – Happy Hour at 80’s prices 4pm-6pm

Heather Assaf, printmaker and painter at Artemisia
Date: August 7, 2010 (from 11am – 4pm)
***Weather permitting Heather Assaf will be on the lawn at Artemisia explaining and showing the stages of a work from idea to completion.

Corn Roast – Simpson Masonic Lodge
Date: August 7, 2010
***Forfar Community Hall in Forfar beginning at 4:30. Open to everyone.

Local poets at Artemisia – Audrey Ogilvie | Anders Carson | John Donlan
Date: August 8, 2010 (2-4pm)
***They will be reading from their current works – Refreshments at intermission
$5.00 at the door

The Westport Music Festival
Date: August 14, 2010
***9 bands on 3 outdoor stages – special evening performance at The Cove
Westport Music Festival Flyer

Music by Stephen Rothwell & Band at Artemisia
Date: August 14, 2010
In the afternoon, music by Stephen Rothwell and his band, adding to the wonderful music of the Westport Music Festival

The Rideau Valley Art Festival
Date: August 27 – 29, 2010
***63 artists will be on hand to answer your questions, and a variety of attractions promise something for everyone!

Rideau Lakes Artists’ Assocation Show & Sale
Date: August 28 – 29, 2010
***Original watercolour, oil, and acrylic paintings will be displayed at the Westport United Church

To view these events in detail visit our Westport Events Calendar page.

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