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2nd Tom Green Show Added!


The first Tom Green show sold out so quickly,

we’ve added a 2nd show!


Join us on Wednesday September 27th, 2023 from 7-10:30pm for Hollywood Actor/Comedian Tom Green. $90 + HST gets you dinner and the show.

After living in the USA for decades, Tom Green recently relocated to Canada, where he starred in Amazon Prime’s “LOL: Last One Laughing Canada.” He cracked up many of Canada’s funniest comedians, including K. Trevor Wilson, Dave Foley, Colin Mochrie and special guest P.K. Subban.

Tom’s program “The Tom Green Show,” which began on Ottawa cable TV and moved to MTV, influenced the rise of shock comedy shows like “Jackass.”

Tom’s appeared in several films, including “Charlie’s Angels,” “Road Trip,” “Stealing Harvard,” “Shred” and “Freddy Got Fingered,” which he wrote and directed.

Tom’s TV appearances include hosting “Saturday Night Live.” He is among the few comedians to guest-host for David Letterman on “Late Show with David Letterman.”

The eccentric, funny man was also a contestant on “Celebrity Big Brother,” in which, despite being Canadian, he was voted America’s favourite house guest. He competed on “The Celebrity Apprentice” with former U.S. president Donald Trump.

In 2006 Green, a pioneer in independent web-casting, was producing a talk show from his Los Angeles home. Fellow comedian Joe Rogan named Green’s show as an influence on his podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience.” Numerous podcasters and other online content creators have cited Green as a pioneer in the medium.

Tom’s battle with testicular cancer was chronicled in the short film “The “Tom Green Cancer Special.” The topic was also covered in his 2004 autobiography “Hollywood Causes Cancer: The Tom Green Story.”

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Tom Green live on stage! You might hear some live music too!

Uncensored show. Discretion advised.

Reservations required to save your spot! Call 613.273.3636 or Email: thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com to book now.
Thank you for supporting live music at The Cove!


Westporch Fest is back!



Join us in Westport starting at noon on Saturday September 23rd, 2023 for this exclusive event as residents and businesses meet up on front porches around the village for fun, food, and fabulous entertainment! Westporch is a FREE outdoor walking tour of Westport where front porches become a showcase for regional artists, musicians, activities, and treats.
Eric Uren will be playing our porch from 12-3pm so stop by, say hello, and enjoy all the music in Westport that day.
For more information on the event, all the performance schedules and a porch location map, please visit:

26th Annual Eastern Ontario Postcard Club Show

26 th. Annual Postcard Club Show including 30 dealer tables of vintage postcards, ephemera, postal history including covers and stamps. Merrickville Community Centre. Free Parking.Free admision. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info. at 613-345-7598 or savery611@gmail.com.


Date :
August 23, 2023 at 9am

Event location :
Rideau Lakes, ON

Contact :
Shirley A Avery at savery611@gmail.com

E-Yoga Library Fundraiser

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Join Vicki & Edith  in Library Yoga starting January 18. Relax, De-stress, No flexibility or experience required. Cost: 10 classes $125.


Date : February 22, 2023 from 5:30 to 7pm

Event location : Elgin Community Hall, 47 Main St, Elgin,

ON K0G 1E0, Canada

Contact : https://rideaulakeslibrary.ca/

Valentine’s day!

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Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for people in Canada to tell somebody that they love them in a romantic way. It falls on February 14, the name day of two saints, St Valentine of Rome and St Valentine of Terni. In pre-Christian times, the middle of February was a time of pagan fertility festivals in Europe and allegedly the time when birds chose a mate.

What Do People Do?

Many people send letters, cards, presents and gifts to the person with whom they have or want to have a romantic relationship. Valentine’s Day cards are often red or pink and decorated with images of hearts, red roses, teddy bears, presents or happy couples kissing or embracing. They may be in brightly colored, perhaps pink or red, envelopes.

Valentine’s Day can also be an occasion for a more general celebration of love and appreciation of people who are personally important to an individual. School children may help decorate their classrooms with hearts and spring birds and make cards or presents for their parents. Stores may also sell Valentine’s Day themed cakes, cookies or candy. Teenagers and young adults may hold Valentine’s Day parties or dances on or near February 14.

Date : February, 14, 2023

Valentine’s Sweetheart Table d’Hôte Dinner

$65 starting price + HST & gratuity.

Bring your loved one to The Cove Inn on Saturday February 11th, 2023 and celebrate with dinner and live music during our “Valentine’s Sweetheart Table d’Hôte Dinner.” From 5-8pm, we’ll have a fixed special menu and music from our “romantic acoustic duo” Head over Heels!

Our menu for the evening will be:

Starters (Choose one)

Winter Heart Beet Salad – Arugula, goat cheese, spiced walnuts, pomegranate seeds + apple with a maple vinaigrette.

Vegetable + Shrimp Rice Wraps – Julienned vegetables, shrimp, rice noodles + lettuce with a sweet tamari sauce.

Sicilian Arancini with Marinara – Crispy deep fried risotto balls stuffed with mozzarella cheese, mushrooms + peas.

Mains (Choose one)

Prime Rib – Herb & garlic mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, au jus + Yorkshire pudding. $75

Grilled Shrimp Linguini Alfredo – Creamy Alfredo sauce in Linguini served with garlic toast. $65

Caprese Stuffed Portobello – Grilled portobello mushroom with bocconcini, roasted cherry tomatoes, basil + balsamic reduction. Served with sweet potato polenta. $65

Dessert (Choose one)

Crème Brûlée + Chocolate covered strawberry.

Decadent Chocolate Torte with raspberries.

Your live entertainment for the evening will be provided by none other than Head Over Heels.

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Kingston’s Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called “The Original Salt Cod Cowboy”, Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter.

He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on stage with the late Denny Doherty, and over the years has had lovely musical contributions on his recordings from Ken Pearson (Janis Joplin, Bruce Cockburn), Willie P Bennett, and Kate McGarrigle. Kevin’s most recent appearances include a mainstage appearance at the 2012 Blue Skies Festival in Clarendon, hosting the 2012 edition of Liner Notes Live Songwriter Circle, 2012 Limestone City Blues Festival, opening for Alex Cuba with the Bob Robertson Trio as part of the Limewire music series in 2011, and numerous solo appearances and performances with his duo “Head over Heels” in the Kingston, Gananoque and Westport areas.

He released a new CD of LIVE material recorded October 2013 with his band and life/musical partner MISS V with whom he performs regularly here at The Cove!


Date : February, 11, 2023 from 5 to 8pm

Event location : 2 Bedford Street
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0

Contact : Please call 613.273.3636 or e-mail thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

Wings ‘n Tunes with Shawn McCullough


Visit The Cove Inn every Wednesday starting October 5th, 2022 to hear Shawn McCullough play live as part of the “Wings ‘n Tunes + Open Mic” night. Show starts at 5:30pm.

Shawn McCullough is a Master guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist/showman/songwriter. He has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, Country Pickin’ Mayhem Band with 2 x 7 time CCMA Guitarists of the Year, Wendell Ferguson and Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to his name “This is Me” and is currently performing with rising CMAO and CCMA nominated Country star Brea Lawrenson!  His latest accomplishments are a series of singles released on Apple Music and Spotify getting lots of airplay on Country Music Radio. Check out “Change”, “Canadian Soldier”, “Sidewalk”, “Never Drinking Again”…more to come.

Hear the next best thing in the local music scene at the Open Mic! You can win a Gift Certificate to The Cove nightly with crowd response AND/OR get your name in the draw for a guitar at the end of each season of Wings ‘n Tunes and Rack ‘n Tunes.

Have a NIGHT out on the town with MUSIC and some mouth watering wings!

Thanks to Nate and everyone at Long and McQuade Music in Kingston, you can win an acoustic electric guitar if you get up and perform a song! Sign a ballot and you are good to go!

Please tip your musicians generously.


Date : February, 8, 2023 from 5:30 to 8:30pm

Event location : 2 Bedford Street
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0

Contact : Please call 613.273.3636 or Email thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

What’s cooking in Westport


Join us to find out What’s Cooking! We test out new recipes together. Maybe try foods we’ve never tasted before. We make nutritious and delicious dishes from around the world, focusing on local, seasonal and budget-friendly foods, including those found in the Good Food Box, with the occasional exotic ingredient mixed in to spice things up!

While we’re having fun in the kitchen, playing with our food, we’ll be sharing our cooking skills with each other and learning reliable nutrition and food safety tips from our Dietitian, Kate. Whether you’re looking to make new friends or to enjoy a free meal (and maybe even take home a doggy bag too), What’s Cooking is the place for you! No skills required.

We can show you how to boil water! There is no cost to participate. What’s Cooking is offered from 10am – 1pm at Country Roads Community Health Centre in Portland on the 1st Tuesday of the month.


Date : February, 13, 2023 from 10am – 1pm

Event location : 4319 Cove Road at Hwy 15
Portland, Ontario K0G 1V0 Canada

Contact : @whatscookinwhatshakin on Facebook


Westport Christmas Outdoor Market

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Start the Christmas season in Westport with the Annual WAC Christmas Outdoor Market. With curated one-of-a-kind artisan vendors, you’re sure to find something special for that special someone. 

One-Of-A-Kind Artisan Vendors


Date : November 25, 2022 from 12pm to 5pm

Event location : Christmas Market, Downtown Westport

Contact : Westportartscouncil.com


After School Movie – Kids

7-Kids movie time


Kid Movies are located at the Elgin Hall. The link will become OPEN November 1. The link will be CLOSED when registration is full.

Registration forms are available online at WWW.RLPL.CA on the Kids & Teens page


Date : November 18, 2022 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Event location : Elgin Community Hall, 47 Main St, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0, Canada

Contact : Laura Lee at lauralee@rlpl.ca

Plastics, Metals, Glass Bottles & Jars

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Curbside Collection: All garbage must be in clear bags with a valid bag tag on each (3 bag per week limit). Black/dark bags will not be accepted for either curbside collection or at the Portland Transfer Station.

Type of Material That Can Be Recycled

Plastics #1-7 (including but not limited to):
  • Water/pop/juice bottles
  • butter/margarine/yogurt tubs
  • plastic egg cartons
  • plastic bottles (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, ibuprofen, lotion, liquid soap, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, salad dressing, peanut butter, toilet bowl cleaner, laundry soap, disinfectant wipes, etc.
  • Brown, green, white flower pots – MUST BE CLEAN, absolutely no dirt in them

All recycling must be clean. Liquid and food are not recyclable. Please ensure all recycling containers are rinsed and clean.

STOP! Just because it’s plastic doesn’t mean it’s recyclable. 

Metal & Aluminum

Including but not limited to:

  • Clean aluminum food trays (pie plates, take out, etc.)
  • Clean aluminum foil (no food debris)
  • Clean metal & aluminum cans (soup, pasta, soft drink, energy drink
  • Canned meat
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Pet food
  • etc.

All recycling must be clean. Liquid and food are not recyclable. Please ensure all recycling containers are rinsed and clean.

Glass Bottles & Jars

Lids must be removed. Including but not limited to:

  • pickles
  • olives
  • cheez whiz
  • salsa
  • sauces
  • jam
  • etc.

All recycling must be clean. Liquid and food are not recyclable. Please ensure all recycling containers are rinsed and clean.


Date : November 17, 2022

Event location : 1439 County Road 8, Delta, ON K0E 1G0

Contact : 613-928-2251 or 1-800-928-2250 or info@rideaulakes.ca