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New Year’s Eve with Turpin’s Trail!

Champagne, Champagne Bottles, Ice

 

Ring in 2021 with all of us at The Cove! Let’s put 2020 behind us and have a safe and happy NYE party! We’re having Chinese Food!
Back by popular demand, TURPIN’S TRAIL (Kingston/Perth Road Village, East Coast/Folk/Celtic) will perform for New Year’s Eve! Turpin’s Trail is the Kingston-based quintet of Chris Murphy, Jon McLurg, Brian Flynn and Noal St.Amand. Having played concerts and festivals across Ontario, Turpin’s Trail has shared the stage with artists such as Murray McLauchlan, J.P. Cormier, and Leahy. Tight harmonies and acoustic instrumental accompaniment (guitar, mandolin, banjo, Irish Bouzouki, ukulele, Bodhran) bring out the beauty and energy in their original songs and their creative interpretations of songs drawn from Celtic, folk, bluegrass, and popular music genres. Amalgamating gorgeous folklore and traditional celtic with east coast song, naturally, they are HUGE fan favourites in the Westport area and a great celebration band for New Year’s Eve!

 

OVERNIGHT, DINNER & MUSIC PACKAGE

Includes Room & Served Breakfast @ 9am. Check in 3pm, Check out 11am.

6-8pm Delicious, Served Dinner

NYE Party Favours & a Polar Bear Shooter!

8-11pm Dancing to East Coast/Celtic/Folk local phenom, Turpin’s Trail!!!

$300 + HST + 15% Gratuity

DINNER & MUSIC PACKAGE

6-8pm Delicious, Served Dinner

NYE Party Favours & a Polar Bear Shooter!

8-11pm Dancing to East Coast/Celtic/Folk local phenom, Turpin’s Trail!!!

$70/Person + HST + Gratuity
$140/Couple + HST + Gratuity

 

Date :
December 31, 2020 at 6pm to January 1, 2021 at 11pm

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

Contact :
1.888.COVE.INN – http://www.coveinn.com/

Forest School Family Drop In Program

 

Pack up the family and head down to Foley Mountain Conservation Area to explore, adventure, play, and learn in the forest! All ages of children welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Program will run rain or shine. COVID-19 protocols will be in place. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – contact Rebecca at rebecca.whitman@rvca.ca.

For more event info, please visit the Facebook Event page.

 

Date :
December 19, 2020 from 10 to 11:30am

Event location :
Foley Mountain Lane
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
613-273-3255 or 

https://www.rvca.ca/conservation-areas/fee-required/foley-mountain-ca

Jimmy Bowskill vs. Steve Marriner

 

STEVE MARRINER
Working with Jimmy Bowskill in all forms of management and bookings. TV and radio interviews/appearances. Session work, soundtracks and sideman work. Jimmy is quite possibly the most talented and diversified players on the Roots and Blues scene, mastering a number of instruments from electric to acoustic guitars, mandolin, fiddle, pedal steel and stand up bass and he has perfect pitch powerful vocals.

Canada’s Youngest Juno Nominee ever. Jim has won a number of Blues Awards, Music Awards and Maple Blues Awards.

“I played with him at this big festival in Canada called ‘Nakusp.’ He’s got a great feel. He reminds me of Paul Kossoff [Free], who we sadly lost all those years ago. He’s almost the spitting image of him which is incredible.”…Paul Rodgers, leader of Free, Bad Company, singer for Queen and The Paul Rodgers Band

“Great Guitar playing with a lot of feeling and expression in all styles from ZZ Top inspired Blues/ Rock to Peter Green, his country “finger pickin” or Power Rock.”…Guitar Magazine

“He plays in the top league with Peter Green, Stevie Ray Vaughan or Jeff Healey”…Breakout Magazine, Germany

The potential for big success is existing and Blues/Rock is in need for flesh blood”…Slam Magazine, Germany

“Bowskill has developed into one of this country’s most versatile roots and blues musicians. Not only is he a gifted guitar player, but he is equally as comfortable on the mandolin and fiddle (as well as other instruments, I don’t let him near the piano!). Did I mention he sings like a bird as well? What a talent!”…Lance Anderson, Juno Award Winning producer, keyboardist and associate of Oscar Peterson.

“I’ve known Jimmy since he appeared busking out front of Healey’s and Jeff invited him in to play with us. He was 11 years old and already sounding great I’ve had the pleasure of his friendship and playing on the same stage many times. Over the years it’s been great watching him grow up and see his musical abilities expand over time. Great guy and musician. I look forward to sharing the guitar spotlight with him again in the future.”…Pat Rush, Electric Guitar and Slide Guitarist with Johnny Winter

STEVE MARRINER
Steve Marriner is a dynamic and powerful performer. His incorporation of various styles of blues, roots and soul come together to form an original sound that is both deep and genuine.
Steve has toured internationally and performed at prestigious festivals, concert halls and music clubs throughout Canada, The US, Europe and Australia. While he currently dedicates most of his time to fronting the acclaimed roots sensation “MonkeyJunk”, Steve can often be found performing intimate solo shows and joining other artists as a dynamic sideman.
During breaks between tours, Steve has developed a sterling reputation as a studio musician and producer. He has an extensive discogrpahy and has recorded with the likes of Kim Wilson (The Fabulous Thunderbirds), Harry Manx, Richard Bell (The Band, Joplin), Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar, Grady), Paul DesLauriers, Steve Dawson and David Gogo. Not yet thirty years old, he has already produced ten full length studio albums. The man doesn’t stop.
Originally renown for his prowess on the harmonica, Steve has become a multi-instrumental force in recent years adding bass, guitar, drums, and keys into the mix. He’s won multiple Maple Blues Awards for Harmonica Player and Male Vocalist of The Year. As well as a 2012 Juno Award for Blues Album of The Year with MonkeyJunk.

Rate: $70

 

Date :
December 10 & 11, 2020 from 6 to 10pm

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

Contact :
Seamus Cowan – 1.888.COVE.INN

http://www.facebook.com/jimmy.bowskill.9%20www.facebook.com/stevemarrinermusic

Virtual Story Time

 

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.

For more information or to receive the invite link contact Laura Lee – lauralee@rlpl.ca

 

Date :
December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2020 from 9:30am to 10am

Event location :
Online Youtube event

Contact :
For more information or to receive the invite link contact Laura Lee – lauralee@rlpl.ca

No Principals feat.Dave Balfour & Jamie Campbell

 

Dave Balfour is a real and vivacious musical personality! He reels you in! He has been the MC of Stewart Park Festival in Perth for 18 years and hosted the Wednesday night jam at O’Reillys in Perth for over 10 years, bringing in a mix of young and old local talent each week. Each week Dave and guests would play a for a few hours of acoustic magic and mayhem with weekly new material keeping musicians on their toes. This larger than life man, with a sweet soft voice will have you tapping and humming along to your favorite tunes from the likes of Dave Matthews Band, Little Feat, U2 and The Beatles. He has played with Dog Day Afternoon (with Jamie), Guthrie House, Bald Like Dad and more.

Jamie Campbell has quite a prolific past in the music business as well. He is a member of Fireweed with Gary William Rasberry & Rob Unger. Voiceplay, guitarwork and a mutual love of all things acoustic fire the songs that we write and perform. Fireweed’s reputation for heartfelt, intimate live shows is wide-spread and well-known. They’ve performed at Blues Skies Music Festival, Summerfolk, Stewart Park Music Festival, the Ottawa Folk Festival, Mariposa, Hillside Music Festival, Skeleton Park Music Festival and the Amherst Island Folk Festival. He was also a member of acclaimed Quebecois performer Roch Voisine’s touring band! A high accomplishment for sure. Most recently, he has been playing the co-lead with Miss Emily Fennell and Doug Reansbury is a sensational tribute to the music of Carole King and James Taylor called You’ve Got a Friend featuring the best in Kingston’s musical veterans in Zak Colbert on bass, Ken Hall on keyboards, Duncan Holt on drums and James Wannamaker on sax. Always a packed house, this band will play The Cove again on Fri.Sept.7.2018!

Date :
December 3, 2020 from 5 to 8pm

Event location :
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada

Contact :
Seamus Cowan – 1.888.COVE.INN – http://www.coveinn.com/

Wednesday Weekly Washer Toss

 

Head on over to Upper Rideau Legion 542’s weekly Washer Toss. It’s a great way to break up the hump day blahs with a blast of fun with great company. Everyone welcome with no experience necessary. $3 entry fee and the event starts at 7pm every Wednesday!

All events will be practicing social distancing and masks must be worn during play!

 

Date :
December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2020 from 7 to 9pm

Event location :
The Legion Branch 542 – 10099 County Road 10
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
613-273-3615 – denniej@econ.queensu.ca

What’s Cooking from Home!

 

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, December 1 & 15, 2020 from 10am to 1pm

 

Event location :
Free Methodist Church
Westport, ON, Canada (Live Session)

 

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

Township of Rideau Lakes – December 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.

 

6EUCHRE

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

 

 

 

Celebrating the Season

 

Each Christmas season the Delta Mill Society installs large lighted candles and wreaths in the Old Stone Mill windows and people come from many miles around to see this beautiful seasonal display.

The Old Town Hall will be open from 5 pm to 8:30 pm featuring our Christmas Gift Table with all sorts of interesting items.
Hot Dogs & Refreshments will be available for sale in the hall.

Lower Beverley Lake Park will be lit with over 100,000 lights. You can take a ride on the Wagon from the Delta Fair Grounds that will take you to the park and back.

Admission to the Old Stone Mill and Old Town Hall is FREE (donations appreciated).
Entrance fee to Lower Beverley Lake Park $5 for adults 13 and older.

You can upload the following documents 1 & 2 for more information about the event.

 

Date :
November 27, 2020 to November 28, 2020 from 5:00pm – 8:30pm

Event location :
44 King Street, Delta, ON

Contact :
http://www.deltamill.org/

Forest School Family Drop In Program

 

Pack up the family and head down to Foley Mountain Conservation Area to explore, adventure, play, and learn in the forest! All ages of children welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Program will run rain or shine. COVID-19 protocols will be in place. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – contact Rebecca at rebecca.whitman@rvca.ca.

For more event info, please visit the Facebook Event page.

 

Date :
November 21, 2020 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Event location :
Foley Mountain Lane
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :

613-273-3255