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Rideau Lakes Artists’ Association 19th Annual August Show & Sale

Westport Art Show & SaleEnjoy original watercolour, oil and acrylic paintings at the 19th Annual August Show and Sale presented by the Rideau Lakes Artists’ Association on August 23-25, 2013.

The show is currently looking for a new venue and will be posted soon. Admission is free, just come and enjoy. For information call 613-326-0370 or visit our website at:

Friday: 6pm – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

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.

Fill your soul with art

One of the biggest weekends in Westport each year is the Rideau Valley Art Festival. It will be back again from Friday, Aug. 21 to Sunday, Aug. 23 at the Westport Community Centre.

You’ll see original (juried) work from a variety of artists. At the same time, the Rideau Lakes Artists Association will hold a special exhibition. So will the local decorative painters. It will be a whole-weekend feast for the eyes.

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