Community Events

The Westport Village Society hosts a number of events each year to support our mission. They include fundraisers for specific projects, as well as community outreach designed to share information about the natural and cultural history of the local area. Local history presentations, WVS meetings, and other community forums are held at the community hall on Abalone Street next to the school.

Westport Whale Festival

The fourth annual Westport Whale Fesitval has been CANCELLED for Saturday March 28 on the Headlands due to the coronavirus issue. The event will resume in 2021. For more about this event contact WVS.

WVS Annual Meeting

This annual event is held the first Friday in October. This year that will be October 2 and it will be held virtually wiht details supplied in the member mailing in mid-September. You can download the membership renewal form. The virtual meeting will commence at 7:00 PM to review the activities of the past year, our annual financial report, and to announce the results of the Board election conducted by mail htis year due to the pandemic. See the Meeting page for more details.

Westport Great Rubber Ducky Race

We regret to inform you that the Annual WVS Great Rubber Ducky Race on Sunday May 10, 2020 was CANCELLED due to the pandemic.

This event held most years at the Westport Campground at Wages Creek since 1992 will resume on Mother's Day in 2021. Bring your Mom, children and anyone with a spirit of fun! You can see a video compilation here (Note: you will leave this website).

This event is the primary WVS fundraiser held every year on Mother's Day since our nonprofit was first organized. This fun-filled family event raises money for the WVS Headlands Fund, used to maintain the Headlands Property.

If you'd like to help us stage this fun-filled family event working with your neighbors, please send us an email. We are beginning to work on it as of November 2019, gathering ideas and planning ahead.

This family event features as always 3 separate ducky races, food, baked goods, mimosas, flowers for mothers, raffles, music, and prizes for kids. Perhaps you have other ideas to contribute, along with the energy needed to make them happen!

Schedule of Events:

Music, merchandise, baked goods and drinks are available continuously.

Meals are served from Noon to 3:00

The Decorated Duck Beauty Contest is judged at 12:30. Please enter your ducky well before that deadline.

Registration for the races occurs from 11:30-2:15 PM. The 3 races start at 12:45 (handcrafted ducks); 1:30 (kids); and 2:15 (classic).

The Raffle drawings start at 3:00pm.

The event Closes at 4:00pm. 

 

Westport Volunteer Fire Department BBQ

This fundraiser for the Westport Volunteer Fire Department will be hosted August 15th on the Westport Headlands from Noon until 8 PM. Come join the fun!!