2017 Events

2017
Another year of GREAT events!


Westport Island WVFD Benefit BBQ,
Saturday July 8
5 pm

Held on the Lawn between Old Town Hall & Historic Church

Westport’s Annual benefit event brought to you by the Westport Volunteer Fire Department and Westport Community Association. The WVFD cooks an excellent BBQ meal for everyone, the WCA has a scrumptious buffet of desserts, listen to some great tunes provided by Back to Basics Blue Grass Band, enjoy games for the kids and chat with other islanders! 

This is annual event is a fundraiser. The Westport Volunteer Fire Departments relies on donations for operation.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors: John E. Bailey (In Memory of Alan Anderson,) Barry and Margery Evans, Judy Hughes, and Bath Savings Institution!

 


Ice Cream Social
Sun. Aug. 6
2-5pm

Old Town Hall

Come out for a cone or an ice cream sundae and play lots of out door games with your family and friends, or just eat your ice cream and watch the fun! Loads of ice cream, games on the lawn around the Old Town Hall and Community Church– volleyball, bad mitten, croquet, horse shoes, bocci, water balloon tosses… just to name a few! Fun for all ages! This event is free. Please bring a donation to the Westport Food Pantry/Helping Hands.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: Wiscasset Ford!


Westport Island Cemetery Tour
Sat. Sept. 23
10am

Old Town Hall

For the history and genealogy lovers in the area, the Westport Community Association, Westport Island History Committee and the Westport Island Cemetery Committee are teaming up to sponsor a tour of some of Westport Island’s cemetery treasures! Gas up the car, load it with friends, and come ready to learn about the history of the area and its early settlers as we lead a vehicle caravan tour this fall morning. We’ll have history and cemetery books available for purchase at the town hall along with other historical displays pertaining to Westport Island. All are welcome!

Caravan leaves at 10:15 sharp. Dress for the weather and the bugs.  This event is free, donations accepted.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: Jeff Tarbox!


Halloween Party
Sat. Oct. 28
7-9pm

Old Town Hall

Always a fun night to spend dressed in costume, entering the costume contest, and dancing to the tunes of one of the area’s best DJs!  The Old Town Hall is transformed with Halloween decor and lights–a great time for all ages! This event is free, please bring a donation for the Westport Island Food Pantry/Helping Hands.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: Eloise Baker!


Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration
Sunday Dec.  3
4-6pm

Historic Community Church

A wonderful WCA seasonal tradition! Get into the holiday spirit singing Christmas Carols with a choir under the oil lamps in the historic church and then move outside to participate in the lighting of the Westport Christmas tree. Then warm up in the Old Town Hall for a buffet of Christmas goodies and hot drinks.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: The First!


Trivia and Chowder Night
Sat. Apr. 29
5-7pm
Old Town Hall

A popular event from last year returned!  A night of trivia and chowder tasting contest! Lots of people showed up with crocks of all kinds of chowder to enter into a contest after being sampled by everyone. Trivia was a blast, too! Thank you to all of you who joined us!


Concert Event; Featuring Alison Lee Freeman and The Shipmates
Sunday May 21, 3-5pm | Historic Community Church

We started the summer season off with a late afternoon concert followed by refreshments featuring singers/musicians from the Midcoast area–Alison Lee Freeman and The Shipmates! What a blast they were!

Learn more about these folks by clicking here:Sparloft_Shipmates_Brochure

Thank you for our Event Sponsor: Scott Connors/Connors Home!

 


Annual Meeting Meet-n-Greet
Beer and Wine Tasting
Sat. June 17
3-5pm

Old Town Hall

New neighbors and old friends alike came out to enjoy the crowd pleasing Wine & Beer Tasting with a delicious assortment artisan cheeses, fruit and a home made sweets at the Old Town Hall. The event wrapped up with a brief Annual Meeting where Westport Community Association members voted in new officers. Special thanks to our event Sponsor – Sasanoa Brewing Company, a new local brewery of Belgian organic farmhouse beer by the Islands own master brewer Kyle DePietro. 

 

 

 

Questions about the events? Want to get involved?

Email: westportcommunityassociation@gmail.com