Vankleek Hill Porchfest 2019 takes place Saturday, July 20. This year's event will feature 41 bands and individual performers – up from 32 last year – spread out over 31 porches. Local band Highway 34 will kick off by playing at the Vankleek Hill Farmer's Market at 11 a.m. Vendors at the market have been asked to bring items suitable for a picnic lunch and visitors are invited to have a picnic lunch at the market and then venture into town for Porchfest itself. Also this year will feature performers playing at Heritage Lodge in Vankleek Hill to entertain the seniors who live there. The Vankleek Hill Fiddlers will play at the lodge from 1-2 p.m., followed by St. Jude Strings at 2 p.m. Performance times and a map of the event are available a number of local businesses throughout town and can be found online at porchfestvankleekhill.ca.