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July 3rd & 4th: Art by the Lake

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Sand Lake Beach   ▪  4 July 2015   ▪   10am-4pm

You are invited to participate in a new invitational juried art show, Art by the Lake. The show will take place at the Lions Club beach house by Sand Lake.  The show will feature artists from the Westport and the surrounding areas.

The festivities will begin Friday evening with an indoor Gallery and Meet the Artist show in the beach house by invitation only. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served while enjoying entertainment by local musicians. We will also be featuring a silent art auction with the proceeds going to art in our local schools and Art by the Lake.

Our beautiful venue, Sand Lake.

Our beautiful venue, Sand Lake.


The event will continue on Saturday with each artist setting up their individual white tents and exhibiting a larger selection of their work on the beach grounds of Sand Lake.  Music will also be performed throughout the day by Westport area performing artists. Visitors will have an opportunity to meet and purchase art directly from the artists on Friday evening as well as throughout the day Saturday.

This show will truly be an event that highlights and accentuates the ARTS in WESTPORT and AREA.  The backdrop of Sand Lake will serve as a reminder of the splendour of nature found in our area. 

For more information, please visit ArtByTheLakeWestport.ca.

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2014 Photo Contest Winners!

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WAC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Photo Contest. After careful judging, the entries were slowly narrowed down to three stunning photo entries that not only demonstrate the skillful and creative eyes of our chosen amateur photographers but also the unique and powerful beauty of Westport. The winners, Karen Woodman (first), Deb Greer (second) and Jenny Stevens (third), were announced and presented during the WAC FIDDLE OFF. WAC would like to thank all those who entered and invites everyone to enter the 2015 edition. Congratulations to our winners!

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Our happy winner Karen Woodman (right) with WAC representative Robin Jones (left).

2014 Photo Contest Winners

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1st Prize
“Barn in Winter”
Photographer Karen Woodman

Misty Morning on Devil Lake2nd Prize
“Misty Morning on Devil Lake”
Photographer Deb Greer

GREAT SUNSET 0013rd Prize
“Great Sunset”
Photographer Jenny Stevens

 

NOW OPEN! 2015 Photo Contest

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Capture the love.

The annual WAC Photo Contest reopens 1 April 2015 for all amateur photographers. We’re looking for photographs that celebrate the magnificence of Westport from local life in the village to untamed moments in nature, from stunning summer sunsets to winter wildlife and everything else in between, just as long as it happens in Westport. Capture the love from 1 April 2015 until 31 December 2015.

Prizes

1st: $100

2nd: $75

Youth: $50

Open to all amateur photographers residing or visiting the Westport area. Limited to 5 entries per person. Entries can be submitted to info@westportartscouncil.com, subject line “photo contest 2015 entry”.

 

 

FEB 15: WINTER CARNIVAL SCHEDULE

Winter Carnival 2015 1Activities from 11am

Pony Rides  –  Petting Zoo  –  Bonfire  –  Marshmallow Roast  –  Hot Food  –  Public Skating (12:30-2:30p)

Competitions from 2pm

Teams in categories will go head-to-head! Categories: Seniors, Kids, Businesses, Service Clubs, Fire Department

Tug of War  –  Log Sawing  –  Nail Hammering  –  Snowman Building  –  Fresh Egg Marathon

Music at The Cove from 4-8pm

After the festivities, warm up at The Cove with free music featuring Shawn McCullough, Henry Norwood & Wade Foster

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