Author: Trevor Connell (Trevor Connell)

Home / Trevor Connell
Canada Day 2024

Canada Day 2024

Celebrating Canada Day in the village is a big deal! Activities throughout the area for all ages kicked off at 8am with a breakfast outside of the Visitor’s Centre and ended with Fireworks above the Legion. So many businesses, community organizations and volunteers involved I can’t list them all here, but just know that if...

July 4, 2024July 4, 2024
The 2024 Spring Market & Home Show

The 2024 Spring Market & Home Show

With a floor full of curated artisans, bakers, creatives and outdoor sports enthusiasts, the 2024 Spring Market & Home Show brought people from far and wide to the WTC Communications Centre for the unofficial start to Spring in Westport. Organized by Tracey and Paul of the Westport Market, we have many thanks to give to...

April 21, 2024April 21, 2024
Maple Weekend at Blair Bros Maples

Maple Weekend at Blair Bros Maples

The maple syrup was flowing at Blair Brothers Maples this afternoon for the kick off of Maple Weekend. Stacy, Scott and family had activities, demonstrations and treats on their homestead, inviting one and all to experience everything maple. Despite the snow disappearing last week, they had fresh maple taffy to roll and enjoy. Olive had...

April 6, 2024April 6, 2024
Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop: Day 2

Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop: Day 2

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop continued on Saturday with many more great events in the village. There was the judging of the Gingerbread House competition, a toy drive, the Westport Market Christmas Edition, the Westport Lions Club Santa Claus parade, lots of in-store shopping deals, live music, a Kitchen Party and creative workshops. We...

November 27, 2023November 27, 2023
Christmas Begins in Westport

Christmas Begins in Westport

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop officially kicked off “Christmas Begins in Westport” last night. With businesses and residents lighting up their properties and shops, the holiday spirit was clearly in the air. There was an ugly sweater competition between the businesses, the Westport Arts Council Artisan Market, the Westport Library Holiday Market, carollers, the...

November 25, 2023November 25, 2023
Westporch Fest 2023

Westporch Fest 2023

It’s been one month since Westporch Fest 2023 came and went and I’m still awash in all the great memories from the day. The community, the musicians and all the volunteers made this PorchFest the best one yet! 16 porches spread out throughout the village provided the day’s entertainment on what turned out to be...

October 27, 2023October 27, 2023
End-of-Summer at Foley Mountain

End-of-Summer at Foley Mountain

We’ve had a hot spell in Westport this past week so it’s easy to believe the long summer days are here to stay. The truth is: the weather has become unpredictable in South Eastern Ontario and you never know what you are going to get one minute to the next. I’m happy to have been...

September 7, 2023September 7, 2023
MUSICwestport 2023

MUSICwestport 2023

Wow – you couldn’t get a much nicer day than that in the village! MUSICwestport took place this past Saturday: A stage at Lockwood Park and a stage at The Cove Inn brought multiple live acts over the course of about 7 hours. Bouncing around from stage to stage (and often playing courier in between...

August 22, 2023August 22, 2023
Summer Nights in the Village

Summer Nights in the Village

After the storm comes the calm, the peaceful and the tranquil. You would never know it was a rainy, chilly, gloomy day in the village from the gorgeous summer light that bathed our area this evening. If you were lucky enough to be out and about, you would have experienced it first hand. If you...

July 29, 2023July 29, 2023
Foodie Shop Adventures

Foodie Shop Adventures

This morning we had the pleasure of attending the launch of the Leeds Grenville Foodie Shop Adventure at our very own Rosie Yumski’s Fine Foods. A great group of attendees honoured the 12 unique shops around the Leeds Grenville area that make up some of the “Foodie Favourites.” These shops provide local and international foods,...

July 6, 2023July 6, 2023