Event Recap: Chase the Moon Challenge

Event Recap: Chase the Moon Challenge

On Monday night, a group of 14 wonderful folks got together to walk/jog/run through Foley Mountain Conservation Area under the light of the full moon. Ragnar’s third annual Chase the Moon challenge was the reason, the 100 Mile Club was the great cause everyone was supporting by participating in the event. From Tracey Phillips: As a health advocate anything that promotes activity is good in my books!  Last year I was introduced to Ragnar – in my view, the Crossfit of the running world.  Every year, they use their huge network of runners to come out and support their charity...

Ongoing Event: Westport Market

Ongoing Event: Westport Market

Yesterday was the first day of the Westport Market! A steady flow of patrons came out to see what was for sale, finding something to buy, and something fun to nibble on while they explored. I myself have a special place in my heart (and stomach) for The Pie Bar’s glorious baking and I treated myself to a chocolate croissant. So, so good. The market had a little something for everyone: jewellery, custom woodworking, handmade pillows, nature & lifestyle photographs, antiques & collectibles, soaps and essential oil sprays, rustic signs and of course, lovely baked goods. It was an absolute...

Event Recap: Westport Ladies Night

Event Recap: Westport Ladies Night

The village was hopping last night! Almost 20 different shops and services offered special promotions for the first ever Westport Ladies Night. If you were so inclined, you could get a mini-facial at The Victorian; a hand massage at Seasons of Westport; head on down to Isidora’s for a quick knitting/crocheting session; snack on some seasoned made-to-order chicken and sample Scheuermann’s wines at Rosie Yumski’s; do some shopping at The Pinecone’s yard sale; sample craft beer and other goodies at the Westport Brewing Company; and end your night at The Cove for their Blues on the Rideau (if you had...

Event Recap: Tee Shirt Trade-In Event

Event Recap: Tee Shirt Trade-In Event

In case you missed it, yesterday was Earth Day. It was also Jake by the Lake’s 9th annual Tee Shirt Trade-In Event. It was another successful event having customer’s trade in 47 “previously loved” Life is Good apparel to be donated to Diabetes Canada, specifically to help aid in juvenile diabetes research. Foley Mountain Conservation Area day passes were also given out as an added perk for anyone who spend over $50 in-store yesterday. This bonus went over well with customers, many with plans to return to Westport for a summer hiking excursion in the coming months. Please enjoy a...