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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 02 – Day 03

The Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop Weekend 02 – Day 03

Friday was the start of the second weekend of festivities in Westport for the Westport Holiday Shop ‘N Hop. Business owners and operators wore their PJ’s to work; lots of sales going on at the local businesses to help with your shopping needs; Steve Kennedy wandered the village playing Christmas Carols; free horse-drawn carriage rides...

December 4, 2022December 4, 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
End Your November in Westport

End Your November in Westport

Looking to get out of the city and visit Westport? Plan to skip the long lines and crowds of Black Friday shopping to #shoplocal and support the many small businesses that supported you during the last 18 months? There’s lots to do in Westport the weekend of November 26th-28th and lucky you, we’ve made it...

November 19, 2021November 19, 2021
Shop Local : Jake by the Lake

Shop Local : Jake by the Lake

Whoa this year has been a roller coaster ride! Not as many ups as downs but it feels like we’re hopefully on the way up again. One thing that has been clear to me throughout all of this is that the businesses in our community are most important! The #shoplocal mentality has never been more...

November 25, 2020November 25, 2020
Young Petty Stones at the Cove

Young Petty Stones at the Cove

Seamus Cowan, manager of The Cove Country Inn has an amazing talent for music. His history with music is storied (you should definitely ask him about it sometime), but he has found his niche at his family owned and operated business here in Westport, curating live music events and supporting local artists through the pandemic....

September 25, 2020September 25, 2020
Lonesome Ace Stringband at the Cove

Lonesome Ace Stringband at the Cove

During the month of August I had the privilege of photographing and taking some video of the Lonesome Ace Stringband performance out on the Cove’s patio. Chris Coole on banjo, John Showman on fiddle made up 2/3rd’s of the band, but they certainly didn’t bring an incomplete set. The guys did a wonderful job mixing...

September 4, 2020September 4, 2020
What’s for Supper Tonight Westport

What’s for Supper Tonight Westport

During the early COVID-19 months, there was an initiative on the What’s on Westport Facebook page that ran under the hashtag: #whatsforsuppertonightwestport. Spearheaded by Tamara Carlson, readers of the page could post a photo or recipe (or both) of what they were making for dinner that night. It was a way to bring everyone together...

August 28, 2020August 28, 2020
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