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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
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
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
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
Chilifest 2023

Chilifest 2023

The Rideau Vista Chilifest, which happened at the Royal Canadian Legion Upper Rideau Branch 542 this past Saturday brought together various chili connoisseurs to help fundraise for the school’s end-of-year field trips. There were multiple chili recipes to sample, a silent auction, a people’s choice vote for the best chili, and just a wonderful reason...

April 17, 2023April 17, 2023
Spring Market and Outdoor Show

Spring Market and Outdoor Show

The Westport Market is officially back for 2023! This past Saturday, they hosted their 2nd annual Spring Market and Outdoor Show at the WTC Communications Centre (Westport Arena) where they gathered over 60 vendors and hundreds of visitors. There were artisans, crafters, bakers, service providers and vendors of every type. There was literally something for...

April 17, 2023April 17, 2023
The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 02 – Day 04

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 02 – Day 04

Saturday was the last day of the Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop. There were 2 Christmas Markets, plenty of shopping at the local businesses, pet photos with Santa at Wags Whiskers and Wings, another wreath-making workshop at Watercolour Westport, and live music at the Westport Brewing Company and The Cove Inn. With the rains moving...

December 5, 2022December 5, 2022
The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 01 – Day 02

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 01 – Day 02

Last Saturday saw the second day of the Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop in downtown Westport. If you were in the village, you know it was hopping. From the Westport Market Christmas Edition, to the Santa Claus parade, to the wreath making workshop at Watercolour Westport, to the party at The Cove Inn with Henry...

December 1, 2022December 1, 2022
The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 01 – Day 01

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 01 – Day 01

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop is a local event bringing crafters, artisans, bakers, shops, businesses and the community together during the holiday season. The event is chock full of amazing activities that this year it’s happening over the course of TWO weekends. I thought I was going to be able to make one blog...

November 29, 2022November 29, 2022
Westporch Festival 2022

Westporch Festival 2022

Another year of Westporch Fest has come and gone. For many of you that were worried we couldn't top last year, we did it! We had more porches, more people and more smiling faces in our little village than ever before. The weather was perfect again and the day's events didn't disappoint.

September 28, 2022September 27, 2022