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Wine Tasting and Tour at Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery!



Visit Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery for a wine tasting and tour or enjoy a glass of wine and a light lunch on the outdoor patio overlooking Sand
Lake and the vineyard. Open daily from 11am-6pm.




Wow, those two crazy months of summer have passed already… But wait, the weather is gorgeous and there is still a slew of life and activity in our area all year round!
September looks to be a stunner. Check out for event listings are peruse below!

Every Wednesday RACK ‘N TUNES with Shawn McCullough (Country/Guitar) 7-10pm
Acoustic Guitar Giveaway Contest when you perform on stage! Guitar Donated by Renaissance Music of Kingston!


Every Thursday JAZZ NIGHT with Spencer Evans Trio (Westport/Kingston)
9-11pm $5

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Every Sunday HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio (Vocal/Guitar Duo, Gananoque)

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Thu.Sept.3 EMILY FENNELL (Soul Singer, Kingston) with Jazz Night 9-11pm $5

She is the soul singing diva of Kingston and area! Don’t miss a special night with THE Miss Emily!


Fri.Sept.4 STRUNG OUT TO DRY (Folk/Bluegrass, Kingston) 5:30-8:30pm

Strung Out To Dry are a roots trio from Kingston. Pete Jozsa (mandolin, vocals), Chris Morris (guitar, harmonica, vocals) and Chris Petersen (bass, vocals) are all seasoned musicians who formed musical bond over their love for the Grateful Dead and the traditional string music of the American south: folk, bluegrass, mountain music, Delta blues, etc. They perform original and traditional songs, instrumentals, popular and obscure covers, and a LOT of solos.


Sat.Sept.5 HEAD OVER HEELS (Folk Duo, Gananoque) 5:30-8:30pm


SHAWN McCULLOUGH & FRIENDS (Country, Perth/Westport) 7-10pm $10

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Sat.Sept.12 HEAD OVER HEELS (Folk Duo, Gananoque) 5:30-8:30pm


Fri.Sept.18 SHAWN McCULLOUGH (Country, Westport) 5:30-8:30pm


Sat.Sept.19 BETWEEN THE LINES: Canadian Songwriter Summit with Kevin Head,
Russell DeCarle, Dean McTaggart & Lynne Miles 7-11pm Buffet & Show $50

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Fri.Sept.25 BLUES on the RIDEAU with DANNY BROOKS & LIL’ MISS DEBI with The
Memphis Brothers (Texas/Toronto) 7-11pm Buffet & Show $65

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***Events Subject to Change***
Reservations always suggested
Call 1.888.COVE.INN!
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AUGUST is HOT @ The Cove


Westport is a Transformer. In the off season, it’s more like a train, a
plane, a boat or a truck. In the summer, well, it’s like a big superhero
robot that saves the world! We love summer in Westport and know that many
others do as well! Come and experience the busy but gentle village we live
in year round…Oh, and August is jam packed with events!

Every Wednesday RACK ‘N TUNES with Shawn McCullough (Country/Guitar)
7-10pm Acoustic
Guitar Giveaway Contest when you perform on stage! Guitar Donated by
Renaissance Music of Kingston!

Every Thursday JAZZ NIGHT with Spencer Evans Trio (Westport/Kingston) 9-11pm

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Every Sunday HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio (Vocal/Guitar Duo, Gananoque)



FOLEY MOUNTAIN PLAYBOYS (New Original Bluegrass, featuring
Westport’s Tom Savage) 7-10pm $10


ROCKABILLY RIOT (Acoustic Rockabilly Trio, featuring Westport’s
Marty Crapper) 6-9pm on the Patio


DEAR DENIZEN (Indie Rock, Montreal) + SEAMUS COWAN (Acoustic,
Westport) 8-10pm $5

Dear Denizen 2015


SHAWN McCULLOUGH (Country/Guitar, Westport) 6-9pm


CHRIS MURPHY (Celtic/Folk, from Turpin’s Trail of Kingston) 6-9pm


JAKE “THE SNAKE” ROBERTS – The Unspoken Word (Former WWF
Wrestler) + Comedians 8-10pm $20

Jake The Snake Roberts 2015


OPPOSITE OF EVERYTHING (World/Klezmer/Jazz/Fiddle, Toronto)

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Westport Village Pharmacy Stage
(Beside Artemisia. 4 groups)
10:00-11:45am 4th Annual The Voice of the Rideau
12:00-1:00pm After The News. Indie Rock. Kingston.
1:30-2:30pm Alex The Folk Band. Folk, Orillia.
3:00-4:00pm Ariana Gillis. Folk Pop, Toronto.
4:30-5:45 The Foggy Hogtown Boys. Bluegrass, Toronto.
Jake by the Lake Stage
(Behind The Cove. 4 groups)
12:00-12:30pm Magician!
12:30-1:30pm Jacob Moon. Folk Rock, Hamilton.
1:50-2:50pm Rueben deGroot. Pop Rock, Kingston.
3:20-4:50pm Brea Lawrenson with Shawn McCullough. Country, Perth/Westport.
5:30-7:00pm Salsa Norte. Cuban Salsa, Toronto.

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MONKEYJUNK (Juno Award Winning Blues/Swamp Rock Trio from
Ottawa) 7-11pm Buffet + Show $60

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HEAD OVER HEELS (Vocal/Guitar Duo with Piano, Gananoque) 7-11pm


AUDREY OGILVIE – Small Vegetables, A Novel (Local Author
Reading) 3:30-5:30pm


JOHN WILBERFORCE (Country/Folk, Oxford Station) 6-9pm

Wellness at the Centre for Creative Learning June 19-21


June 19-21

Be revitalized and refreshed at this weekend retreat. Join us and relax your body and mind. We will offer you a variety of treatments. Care will be given towards muscle, skin and soul. Topics and treatments will be yoga, massage, facials and much more. Healthy, delicious meals are included. This unique Spa Weekend is taking place at the centre amongst a beautiful natural setting, gorgeous gardens, a pool and serene pond with waterfalls. For those who require accommodation we offer unique luxury rooms with private ensuite. Open to couples, friends or individuals.

No accommodation 125 per person
Double occupancy with ensuite 350 per person
Single occupancy with ensuite 450 per person

Wellness at the Centre for Creative Learning


When: May 29-31

*Feel better about yourself and let go of that lethargy!*

Spring has finally arrived. With spring comes our inevitable sense of
rejuvenation and renewal. Just in time you have the opportunity to attend
our Wellness Weekend, May 29 – 31. Fast forward your intention to increase
your fitness level, or to lose weight, or to discover ways to eat more
healthily, or all of the above! Be prepared to be inspired and to totally
amaze your beautiful self.

This weekend will include accommodation, home-cooked, healthy meals and all
activities, discussions and topics covered during the weekend. There will
be relaxation time each day to unwind, relax or visit the nearby shops in
the village of Westport.

*No accommodation 125 per person *
*Double occupancy with ensuite 350 per person *
*Single occupancy with ensuite 450 per person*

More information regarding this weekend can be found at: … vents.html

To register please visit: … ation.html

February Events at The Cove

ID-1007393Happy Westport Wally…
Not going to lie to you, it would be impossible for Wally to see his shadow today!Lots of warm fuzzy happenings in our lil town over the next month. Be sure to check some out! Continuing in February, 50% OFFRooms Sunday-Thursday Nights! 30% OFF Spa Everyday!
Thanks and hope to see you soon, Seamus and all of us at The Cove.


Every Monday
Kids 1 and under eat FREE

Every Tuesday
Age 55+ Get 25% off

Every Wednesday
WINGS’N TUNES with Shawn McCullough
(Guitar+Vocal, Country/Rock) 6-9pm
One pound of Wings+ Fries + Veggies $10

Fri. Feb. 6
JEFF CALLERY (Guitar+Vocal, Country/Rock) 6-9pm

Sat. Feb. 7
Fundraiser fro MUSICWestport Fetival
THE ROCKABILLY RIOT 7-11pm, $45 uffet+ Show, Tickets Only

Fri. Feb. 13
JOHN WILBERFORCE (Guitar+Vocal, Country/Rock) 6-9pm

Sat. Feb. 14
(Guitar+Vocal Duo) 6-10pm, $50 4 course Dinner+ Show

January at the Thousand Islands Playhouse

Cabaret Music SeriesJanuary will be quiet after our New Year’s celebrations, but we’ll kick off the new year with a country music cabaret.

Starting January 30, the Thousand Islands Playhouse will present the Classic Country- Cabaret Music Series. The series will run until February 1. Friday and Saturday the show starts at 8pm and finishes at 10pm. Sunday the show starts at 2:30pm.

Country music is extremely popular in this area and folks have been asking for more. We will again celebrate the songs and music from those classic country performers Hand Williams, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, June Carter, Kenny Rogers and Shania Twain.

Tickets: $25 Click here to buy online, or call the Box Office at 613-382-7020
Subscriptions for all 5 Cabaret Music Series shows only available in-person or by phone.

Westport Christmas Farmers Market

ID-100165685Saturday, December 6th  2014- Westport Christmas Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rideau Vista Public School (9921 County Road 42), Westport. Come out to the picturesque Village of Westport and find that one of a kind gift for that special someone on your list.  The Christmas Market features local chefs, bakers, crafters, and artisans who will be showcasing a wide variety of unique handmade gift ideas. Rideau Vista Public School will also be holding a Scholastic Book Fair Fundraiser.  For more information, contact Rebecca Whitman at 613-273-3255 or Also visit  Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

Christmas at the Mill

Lower Beverley Lake ParkThe Old Stone Mill and the Old Town Hall will be open as part of Lower Beverley Lake Park’s “Celebrating the Season” which features in excess of 75,000 Christmas lights. The candles will be burning in the Old Stone Mill with guides tours at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. The Old Town Hall will be open to provide some warmth. See the Celebrating the Season 2014 brochure for all the details about Celebrating the Season.

Come to the Old Stone Mill every Saturday this month until Saturday, December 20 and enjoy our seasonal activities. There will be caroling and of course lighted windows and Christmas decorations.

Westport Christmas Home Tour

ID-100222539Six Beautiful Westport homes will open their doors on December 4 between 10:00am and 3:00pm for your visiting enjoyment. Come and visit these lovely homes all decked out in their Christmas finery and displaying wonderful items available at many of Westport’s businesses. Enjoy light refreshments and meet these superb hostesses: Judith Allen, Debbie Bird, Angela Elster (Stepping Stone), Cathy Hay, Lori Thronton and the Knox Presbyterian Church.

Register at the Westport Town Hall from 9;30 to 10:30am. Tickets $15.00 through Paypal, Murphy’s and The Cove in Westport, and The Running Goat in Perth.

Don’t Miss It this year!