Posts tagged ‘Westport Ontario Events’

David James Allen

 

With his debut solo album, Toronto-based singer/songwriter David James Allen establishes himself as a bona fide roots music auteur, transporting us to a place that to our modern perceptions will seem uncomfortably foreign, or conversely, all too real. Listeners previously heard flashes of Allen’s brilliance in his previous work with the Barrie, Ontario collective Stonetrotter, but on When The Demons Come he takes full command in bridging his wide-ranging country, folk, blues and gospel influences.

Following a stint with a pop-rock band in St. Catharines, Ontario, Allen returned to his hometown of Barrie and began connecting with the musicians who would eventually comprise Stonetrotter. The group made two EPs before releasing its self-titled independent full-length album in 2015, described at the time by Jim DiGioia of Quick Before It Melts as, “an effortless blend of cool country, simmering soul, swampy psychedelia, and biting barroom brawn.”

The album would go on to spend 15 weeks on Earshot’s national album charts, and bring the band shows with Zeus, TUNS and others. Allen credits the work he’s done as a member of Stonetrotter with giving him the confidence to pursue the specific vision he had for When The Demons Come, and execute it on his own. It’s just the beginning of what is sure to become an impressive body of work in the future.

Cost: Please Generously Tip Our Musicians

 

Date :
Friday, August 7, to September 11, 2020 from 5pm – 8pm

Event location :
2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
Seamus Cowan Website: http://www.davidjamesallen.ca/ and http://www.coveinn.com/

Tunes on Tap with Chris Murphy

 

Chris Murphy will be performing at the “Beer Garden” at the Westport Brewing Company on Saturday August 1st from 2-4pm.

One of the key members of Turpin’s Trail (veterans of Kingston’s music scene) has shared the stage with the likes of David Francey, Sarah Harmer, Ron Hynes, J.P. Cormier, Fred Eaglesmith, Leahy, and the Masterless Men. Make sure to stop by between 2pm and 4pm to hear Chris perform. No reservations. Weather permitting. Social distancing in effect (maximum 10 persons per bubble!)

 

Date :
Saturdays, 1,8,15,22,29, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Event location :
41b Main Street
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :

Organizer: http://www.whatsonwestport.ca/organizer/westport-brewing-co/

Phone: 613.273.BREW

E-mail: 

Website: https://www.westportbrewingcompany.ca/ or http://www.westportbrewingcompany.ca/

Township of Rideau Lakes – August events 2020

1BINGO Doors open at 6:00pm:  Elgin Lions Hall Thursdays ; Westport Legion-Upper Rideau Branch 542 – Mondays

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BRIDGE every Tuesday at 1:00pm at the Elgin Municipal Complex.  Info 613-359-6192.

 

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Delta Legion every Friday at 7pm (Pat Philips 613-928-2712).
Elgin Municipal Complex Community Room on Mondays at noon (Doug Summers 613-359-5744)
Westport Upper Rideau Branch 542 – Thursday evenings (Joan Thompson 613-273-5613)

 

 

CHAFFEYS LOCK COMMUNITY HALL MARKET SQUARE every Sunday from late May to October.  Local craftspersons and artists.

 

8CLOGGING – at the Newboro Community Hall every Wednesday evening at 7pm and at the South Elmsley Municipal Complex (OPP Offices on Hwy 15) Thursday afternoons from 2-4pm. This is a fun way to exercise and expand your dance talents! Classes are $2 a class. Sponsored by the Newboro Recreation Committee. Cal Dorothy for details 613-272-8053.

 

 

5COMMUNITY SHOPPING BUS sponsored through the Portland Seniors Club leaves for the local shopping mall in Kingston every 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Call Vicki at 613-272-2676 to reserve your seat.  Cost $15.00 return trip.  Not just for seniors!  All ages welcome.

 

3COFFEE DROP-IN: Throughout the Township come and enjoy a bit of social fun! Bring your latest craft project, a deck of cards or just yourself.  Children are welcome.  Donations appreciated.

Delta United Church:  Monday mornings from 8am to 10:30am  (Pat Philips 613-928-2712)
Elgin Municipal Complex Community Hall:  Friday mornings from 9:30am (Linda Carr 613-272-2227)
Morton – Morton Mug:  Tuesday mornings (Linda Gamble 613-876-3884)
Newboro Community Hall:  Wednesday mornings from 10am to Noon (Joan 613-272-2393)
Portland Community Hall: Thursday mornings (Betty James 613-272-2461)
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COMMUNITY FARMERS BREAKFAST every 4th Tuesday at the Harmony Lodge in Philipsville starting at 8:00am. Sponsored by the Philipsville Masons, everyone is welcome. Contact Ross Hawkins for information 613-359-5833.

 

DELTA McMUFFIN LIGHT BREAKFAST every Saturday morning from 7:30am to 10am at Delta United Church. $5 will get you coffee with an egg & English muffin and a chance to meet your neighbours. Everyone is welcome. Call Arvin Riskie for info 613-928-2091.

 

 

COMMUNITY LUNCHES

Elgin Municipal Complex1st Friday of the month – 11:30am to 12:30pm soup and sandwiches. Pay-What-You-Can ( Linda Carr 613-272-2227)
Portland United Church:  4th Tuesday of every month – noon to 1pm (613-272-2002).

 

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SPAGHETTI DINNERS

Elgin Lions Hall:   2nd Friday of the month combines their very popular Quiz Night with the spaghetti dinner (teams of 6 start the game at 7pm)
Portland Legion: 1st Friday of every month
Westport Upper Rideau Branch 542:  3rd Friday of the month

 

 

PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP meets the last Thursday of every month at 1:30pm at Rideau Community Health Services, 2 Gould Street, Unit 118, Smiths Falls.  Contact margaux.wolfe@parkinson.ca

 

 

 

Virtual Story Time in Westport

 

Virtual Story Time with Laura Lee – Parents/caregivers with their young children are invited to a live Rideau Lakes Public Library story time. Join Monday & Thursday @ 9:30am on Zoom. Bring along your enthusiasm and 2 tapping sticks “wooden spoons or small real sticks” for story, songs & rhymes.

 

Date :
July 2,9,16,23,30, 2020 from 9:30am – 10:15am

Event location :
Rideau Lakes Public Library

Contact :
Laura Lee at lauralee@rlpl.ca

Shawn McCullough’s Wings’n Quarintunes

 

Shawn McCullough will continue his Facebook live “Wings ‘n Quarantunes” every Sunday from 4-7pm. This is a weekly virtual event in place of the “Wings ‘n Open Mic” night that he normally runs at the Cove.

Here is a little bit about Shawn (in case you don’t know how awesome he is):

Master guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist/showman/songwriter Shawn McCullough helps you break up your work week and give you a little social fix. Shawn 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, 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 has performed recently with rising CMAO and CCMA nominated Country star Brea Lawrenson!

Shawn has setup a “virtual tip jar” if you feel like helping support live (local) music. You can Etransfer to nshawnmc@gmail.com or use Paypal to send what you can by clicking on this link: paypal.me/ShawnMctele.

Friend Shawn on Facebook (this is his profile link) if you haven’t already and join in on the fun every Sunday at at 4pm! Sit back and enjoy the show!

 

 

Date :
Sundays, June 14, 21, 28, 2020 from 4pm – 7pm

Event location :
Westport, Ontario

Contact :
Shawn McCullough

Website: https://www.facebook.com/shawn.mccullough.526

Library Board Meeting

 

The Rideau Lakes Public Library Board meets monthly, currently through video conferencing, and is open to the public. Please contact  Vicki Stevenson, CEO, for more information at vicki@rlpl.ca  and for a link to be able to join the video conference meeting via Zoom.

Board agendas are posted on the website ahead of the meeting and minutes are published after they have been approved at the following board meeting. To access the agenda and archived minutes visit: http://www.rlpl.ca/board.html

Date :a
Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Event location :
Rideau Lakes Public Library, 2792 ON-15, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0, Canada

Open Tech Time

 

Our tech troubleshooter is available most Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the main branch in Elgin to provide one-on-one support with any tech problems you encounter.

This is an open, drop-in style session for questions or problems you may have with devices, gadgets or using our computers.

You don’t have to register but for more information contact us.

Date :
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 10am – 12pm

Event location :
Rideau Lakes Public Library, 26 Halladay St, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0, Canada

Contact :
E-mail: tech@rlpl.ca or call (613) 359-5315.

What’s Cooking in Westport!

 

Cook together in the community kitchen on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month! What’s Cooking in Westport is on the 1st Tuesday each month (10am-1pm) at the Free Methodist Church! Learn new skills, take home food. Childcare is available.

Join us to try new foods and recipes, share a meal, bring extras home, have a good time, and meet new people in your community. We pick the recipes together, focusing on local, seasonal, budget-friendly ingredients. Some months we have a specific cultural theme, a guest speaker from the community, or a special event.

The group is facilitated by Registered Dietitian, Kate Earl, from Country Roads Community Health Centre. We discuss different nutrition and food safety topics each month and members share healthy eating tips with each other.

The program is FREE. There is no cost to participate. We also offer free childcare. Please ask us if you need help with travel costs. All we ask from you is that you participate in the cooking (and clean up!), come ready to have fun, and be open to trying new foods.

 

Date :
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2018 from 10am to 1pm

 

Event location :
Free Methodist Church
Westport, ON, Canada

 

Contact :
Kate
Phone contact: 613-272-2799 X237
E-mail: kearl@crchc.on.ca
Website: https://www.crchc.on.ca/nutrition/

Slow down with Fall @ The Cove

Enjoy the beauty of fall in Westport, on the Rideau and at The Cove! 

Labour Day Weekend has done come and gone already and it’s time to start coming inside to think about cozying up with a beautiful bottle of wine, a delish hearty meal and some of the most compelling musical artists to be seen in the whole area!

 

Music and the Party.

The fall just gets better around here with music when things slow down! We have a great lineup for Blues on the Rideau this season. It’s shaping up to the be the best season yet! Before the decade closes, you will see Harrison Kennedy, Hogtown Allstars, Samantha Martin and MonkeyJunk! Music continues weekly from Wednesday to Sunday with Rack ‘n Tunes + The Open Mic, Jazz Night, Head over Heels and more! Speaking of Head Over Heels, you will love when they come on Fri.Sept.27 with their Allstar backup BLUE MONDAY BAND! Check out our Events Calendar for September OR online http://coveinn.com/index.php/events/

 

Food and Drink.

Enjoy our weekly food specials…Ribs every Wednesday. Roast Beef Buffet every Saturday Night. Enjoy our summer menu while it lasts. New menu for fall and winter coming after Thanksgiving! Keep an eye out for seasonal wine/beer dinners, great daily specials and more!

Just a reminder, buy 10 lunches, get one free! Ask your server to get your card! Gift Certificates to The Cove available all the time too!

 

Stay Social.

Check us out online.

Facebook thecoveinn

Instagram + Twitter @thecoveinn

Follow our kitchen on Instagram! @thecovekitchenchronicles

WE HAVE A NEW EMAIL thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

Thanks.

As always, we thank you for your interest and support and interest in our place!

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2019 EVENTS

 

Fri.Sept.6 HENRY NORWOOD & SHAWN McCULLOUGH (Country, Westport) 8-11pm www.facebook.com/henrynorwoodartist www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

Sat.Sept.7 DAVID ALLEN JAMES (Folk/Rock, Picton) 5:30-8:30pm www.davidjamesallen.ca

Fri.Sept.13 CLAUDIO VALENTINI (Classical Guitar feat. Jazz, Classical, Folk, Pop Classics, Ardoch) 11:30am-3pm www.claudiovalentini.com & Blues on the Rideau with HARRISON KENNEDY BAND (Soul/Blues, Hamilton) 7-11pm Buffet, Show + Charity $70 + HST www.bluesontherideau.ca www.harrisonkennedy.ca

 

 

Sat.Sept.14 TERRY TUFTS (Acoustic Folk/Fingerstyle Guitar Master) 5:30-8:30pm www.terrytufts.com 

 

 

Fri.Sept.20 ROB MOIR (Folk/Rock, Toronto) 5:30-8:30pm www.robmoir.com

 

 

Sat.Sept.21 DAVE BALFOUR & JAMIE CAMPBELL (Folk/Rock, Westport/Rideau Ferry) 5:30-8:30pm

 

 

Fri.Sept.27 HEAD OVER HEELS with THE BLUE MONDAY BAND (Blues/Jazz/Rock, Gananoque/Kingston) 7-11pm $50 + HST Buffet, Show + Charity $20 Show + Charity www.kevinheadmusic.com St. Edward’s School Music Program Fundraiser

 

 

Sat.Sept.28 MARIO FRANCO (Cuban Guitar, Kingston) 6-9pm www.facebook.com/Mario-de-Cuba-106697324032652/

 

 

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT!

Every Wednesday RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with SHAWN McCULLOUGH 7-10pm

(Country/Rock, Westport) Sing & Win a guitar!  www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

 

 

Every Thursday JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO (All Styles of Music!) 8-10pm $5 Until Sept.12 SPENCER EVANS SOLO 8-10pm Until Oct.10

 

 

Every Sunday until Oct.13 HEAD OVER HEELS on the PATIO (Acoustic Blues/Folk/Roots, Gananoque) 12:30-3:30pm www.kevinheadmusic.com

 

 

Summer and beyond @ The Cove

Enjoy the rest of the summer at The Cove and in Westport! 

Civic Long Weekend has already passed and we are just about into MUSICwestport festival weekend…see schedule and more info below!

 

 

 

Music and the Party.

The weekly summer programming has been a hit again! Music weekly from Wednesday to Sunday! Some great new artists from abroad like Fanaid from Belfast, Ivor Simpson Kennedy from Australia and Morgan Davis from Nova Scotia gave some memorable performances at The Cove as did some returns from regulars like Benni Vander, Henry Norwood and Tony Silvestri. Check out our Events Calendar for August and September below OR online http://coveinn.com/index.php/events/

 

Food and Drink.

Enjoy our all day menu! People have been loving this…no more munchie menu! We have been swamped with orders for the Lobster Roll, the Ginger Peanut Spinach Salad with an unreal Miso Maple Dressing! We have been enjoying serving tasty new bottles of wine, local beer in can and on tap and weekly signature cocktails to serve at The Cove!

Just a reminder, buy 10 lunches, get one free! Ask your server to get your card! Gift Certificates to The Cove available all the time too!

 

Check out the Festival Schedule Weekend below!

Fri.Aug.16.2019

Kick Off Party with THE STEADIES @ The Cove

Sponsored by Westport Arts Council

@ The Cove Country Inn, 2 Bedford St.

www.coveinn.com

7:00-8:00pm Buffet & Served Dessert

8:30-11:00pm The Steadies

$60 + HST Buffet & Show (priority seating)

The Steadies (feat. Earl Pereira of Wide Mouth Mason). Reggae/Pop/Funk from Saskatoon. www.facebook.com/thesteadies

 

Sat.Aug.17.2019

Lockwood Park Stage

Sponsored by Westport Village IDA Pharmacy

@ Lockwood Memorial Park on George St. between Spring and Concession

Free

12:00-1:00pm Bob Burtch Bluegrass Band. Traditional Bluegrass from Seeley’s Bay/Cornwall/Kingston. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aT4BawohH9E

1:30-2:40pm  Nick MacLean Quartet. Modern Jazz from Toronto.http://nicholasmaclean.com/

3:00-4:10pm A Fellow Ship. Folk/Pop/Jazz/Funk/Soul from Toronto. www.afellowship.net

4:30-6:00pm Scotty James. https://scottyjamesmusic.com

 

The Cove Stage

Sponsored by The Cove Country Inn

@ The Cove, 2 Bedford St.

www.coveinn.com

Free

12:30-1:40pm Emily Bashall. New Country from Kingston. http://emilybashall.com

2:00-3:10pm Slack Bridges. Neo Soul/Funk/R&B with Horns from Ottawa. www.slackbridges.com

3:30-4:40pm The High Dials. Psychedelic Folk Rock Pop from Montreal. www.thehighdials.net

5: 00-6:30pm Miss Emily. Soul/R&B/Rock from Kingston. https://themissemily.com/

 

Wandering Minstrels

Downtown Westport

1:00-5:00pm The Goat Steppers Parade Band. Oldtime/Dixieland from Kingston. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1409434065793400

 

Food, Kidzone, Vendors Market, Horse Wagon Rides, Street Minstrels, living statue, face painting, clowns, activities, games, balloon twister & more.

This all happens throughout the day!

 

www.westportartscouncil.com

Facebook Westport Arts Council Twitter @WestportAC

 

Stay Social.

Check us out online.

Facebook @thecoveinn

Instagram @thecoveinn

Follow our kitchen on Instagram! @thecovekitchenchronicles

WE HAVE A NEW EMAIL thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

Thanks.

As always, we thank you for your interest and support and interest in our place!

 

AUG/SEPT 2019 Events at The Cove

 

Sat.Aug.10 BREA LAWRENSON with SHAWN McCULLOUGH (New Country featuring their 2 New Singles! Carleton Place/Westport) 7-10pm $10 www.brealawrenson.com www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

 

 

 

Fri.Aug.16 MUSICwestport KICK OFF PARTY with THE STEADIES feat. EARL PEREIRA, bass player from WIDE MOUTH MASON (Reggae/Funk/Pop/Rock, Saskatoon) 7-11pm $60 Buffet + Show www.facebook.com/thesteadies/www.westportartscouncil.com

 

 

Sat.Aug.17 13th Annual MUSICwestport FREE OPEN AIR FESTIVAL feat. 8 Bands on 2 Stages (The Cove + Lockwood Park), Wandering Minstrels, KidZone and more! www.westportartscouncil.com

Fri.Aug.23 HALFCOCKED & LONESOME (90s + 00s Country Hits & Honky Tonk, Ottawa) 8-11pm www.halfcockedandlonesome.com

 

 

 

Sat. Aug.24 TIM MOXAM (Incredible Indie/Alt-Country, Toronto) 5-8pm www.timmoxam.com

 

 

 

Fri.Aug.30 THE GOODNIGHT IRENES (Folk, Kingston) 5:30-8:30pm www.facebook.com/TheGoodnightIrenes/ & HENRY NORWOOD (Classic Country, Westport) 8-11pm www.facebook.com/henrynorwoodartist/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat.Aug.31 DEAD ROOT REVIVAL feat. TOM SAVAGE + TONY SILVESTRI (Original Jam Rock/Classic Rock, Kingston/Belleville) 8-11pm $15 www.facebook.com/DeadRootRevival/

 

 

 

Sun.Sept.1 JOHN WILBERFORCE (Folk/Rock, Kemptville) 5:30-8:30pm www.johnwmusician.com

Fri.Sept.6 KRIEF (Indie Rock, Montreal) 5:30-8:30pm www.krief.ca

Sat.Sept.7 DAVID ALLEN JAMES (Folk/Rock, Picton) 5:30-8:30pm www.davidjamesallen.ca

Fri.Sept.13 Blues on the Rideau with HARRISON KENNEDY BAND (Soul/Blues, Hamilton) 7-11pm Buffet, Show + Charity $70 + HST www.bluesontherideau.ca www.harrisonkennedy.ca

Sat.Sept.14 TERRY TUFTS (Acoustic Folk/Fingerstyle Guitar Master) 5:30-8:30pm www.terrytufts.com 

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT!!!

Every Wednesday RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with SHAWN McCULLOUGH 7-10pm

 

 

 

(Country/Rock, Westport) Sing & Win a guitar!  www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

Every Thursday JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO (All Styles of Music!) 8-10pm $5

 

 

 

Every Sunday until Oct.13 HEAD OVER HEELS on the PATIO (Acoustic

Blues/Folk/Roots, Gananoque) 12:30-3:30pm www.kevinheadmusic.com

 

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***All Events Subject To Change. Please Call For Reservations

For event info, go to Entertainment at www.coveinn.com 613.273.3636 thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

The Cove Country Inn 1.888.COVE.INN @thecoveinn @thecovekitchenchronicles

Seamus Cowan
Manager
The Cove Country Inn
2 Bedford Street
Box 490
Westport,ON
K0G 1X0
thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com
1.888.COVEINN
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