Dec3030/12/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 339, at the dawn of a New Year we congratulate Roger Lewington on his earning a Huron-Bruce Outstanding Citizen Award and in our photo story we take a lantern lit walk about town. Happy New Year everyone!  

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Dec2323/12/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 338, in just two more sleeps the day everyone has been busily preparing for will be here. May it be a holiday filled with much joy, hope, peace and love. Merry Christmas from the Bayfield Breeze Committee - Melody, Dennis, Mike and John.  

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Dec1616/12/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 337, did you miss the Bayfield Lions' Turkey Bingo night or The Snowman Party hosted by the Friends of the Bayfield Library? Well, not to worry, both events are highlighted in photos this week. 

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Dec808/12/2015 10:20:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 336, the traditional holiday events are now in full swing in the village. Breakfast with Santa is the topic of this week's photo story while we can still look forward to the St. Andrew's United Church concert, a Snowman Party at the Library and the Lions' annual Christmas visits to the more senior among us. No matter what your holiday traditions don't let them rush by but take a little time to savor the moments...  

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Dec101/12/2015 9:23:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 335, the theme of light and dark often prevalent in nature seems to have presented itself this week. The dark being the devastation caused by the Emerald Ash Borer along the Bayfield River Valley Trail Association's trails - the light is evident in our photo story in the beauty surrounding the Poinsettia Festival at Huron Ridge Acres  

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Nov2424/11/2015 8:39:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 334, learn how a wish came true for a Huron County boy thanks to efforts by the Virtual High School staff and the Optimist Club of Bayfield. In our photo story, we take a ride on The Polar Express with The Glee Sisters and members of Santa's workforce. And the countdown to Christmas is on just one month from today!  

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Nov1717/11/2015 9:32:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 333, there are 36 days until Christmas 2015 and those who visited Bayfield this past weekend got a head start on their preparations as the village kicked off the festive season.  

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Nov1111/11/2015 12:05:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 332, Christmas in Bayfield weekend is but two sleeps away! This is the place where you can read all about the many activities planned for this festive season kickoff. In our photo story, we remember those who have fought and those who continue to fight for our rights and freedoms. Lest we forget.  

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Nov303/11/2015 7:18:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 331, November traditions are upon us with Remembrance Day services in the village this Sunday and many local organizations and businesses starting to turn their thoughts toward the festive season. Beware our photo story as we have some ghoulish fun in the woods at The Ashwood Inn, take a look if you dare! 

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Oct2727/10/2015 8:55:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 340, we look ahead to the weekend with the first ever Witches Walk being held on The Ashwood Inn property this Friday night - come prepared to be scared! And in our photo story, we look back on a marvelous night of mayhem at the Bayfield Town Hall.

 

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Oct2020/10/2015 9:13:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 329, an early blast of winter hit the area this past weekend causing power outages and damage to trees still bedazzled with their autumn leaves but the weather didn't prevent 200 anglers from trying to catch a cool trout in the annual Bayfield Lions' Club derby. In our photo story, we look back at a warmer weekend when over 60 Volkswagons came to town. 

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Oct1313/10/2015 11:07:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 328, we get caught up on all the latest happenings not only in Bayfield but in Bluewater and Huron County too. In our photo story, we take a closer look at the Fall Foto Fest that was held at the beginning of the month. 

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Oct606/10/2015 9:46:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 327, Thanksgiving is just days away...time for family and feasting. And a time to reflect and share our gratitude with those around us. So on behalf of the Bayfield Breeze committee we send a heartfelt thank you to our readers, advertisers, regular contributors and talented photographers. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  

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Sep2929/09/2015 9:20:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 326, don't be surprised if you see a lot of people roaming around the village with cameras in their hands this weekend. No, the paparazzi hasn't descended but rather photography enthusiasts looking to improve their talents at the annual Bayfield Photography Club's Fall Foto Fest. And in our photo story, we learn about the most recent work of the Bayfield Blue Community Group.  

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Sep2222/09/2015 8:58:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 325, at 4:21 a.m. this morning we entered the autumnal equinox. And nothing says fall like the upcoming Bannockburn Fall Hike - it's even in the title - as well as the topic of this week's photo story: the Terry Fox Run. 

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Sep1616/09/2015 12:01:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 324, there is one week left of summer - a super way to enjoy it would be to take part in the Terry Fox Run this coming Sunday morning. In our photo story, we look back on a run that occurred this past weekend when the Bayfield Optimist Club and the Virtual High School came together to grant a wish. 

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Sep808/09/2015 9:28:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 323, the tables were stacked in Clan Gregor Square and the kids climbed on the buses for their first day back to school but that doesn't mean the village curls up for the autumn - oh no - there are still a lot of things going on like runs for charity and registrations for sports and local clubs. Yes, even the return to routine can be a pleasant part of the changing seasons... 

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Sep101/09/2015 10:17:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 322, looks like Mother Nature is blessing us with a taste of summer in this last week before the children go back to school and folks settle in to their autumn routines...Bayfield is definitely the place to be...hope to see you out and about. Happy Labour Day one and all! 

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Aug2525/08/2015 11:19:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 321, what a difference a week can make...there is something in the air - the birds are gathering on the wires and the trees are starting to turn their leaves. Early fall? If so we're prepared with lots of fun things to do as people are submitting their September and October events. Learn more here and plan on taking part!  

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Aug1818/08/2015 10:42:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 320, summer finally arrived in Bayfield this weekend - well the weather at least, with sunshine and temperatures that felt near 40C. The weather may have taken a while to catch up but summer has been in full swing here for the last several weeks with the recent Bayfield Community Fair perhaps signalling that harvest time is nearly upon us. Nah! There is still plenty of summer left to get out and enjoy! So do it!! 

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Aug1111/08/2015 9:20:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 319, the 159th annual Bayfield Community Fair is being held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The fact that the village has been hosting this evolving event since 1856 is something to be celebrated! Take in the parade at 11 a.m. along Main Street and then head to the fair! Have some fun at one of the biggest midway this small town has ever had visit - ride all day tickets are available online until Friday for just $20! Hope to see you there! 

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Aug404/08/2015 11:27:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 318, we savor mid-summer with traditions like the Pioneer Park Fun Race, the topic of this week's photo story, as well as preparing for the Bayfield Community Fair now just days a away!! 

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Jul2929/07/2015 7:56:00 AM by Dennis Pal

Issue 317, it is hard to believe that this coming weekend the calendar flips to August. This means that fun annual events like the Pioneer Park Fun Race, Trinity Anglican Antique Show and the Bayfield Community Fair are all on the horizon. And even though this change in the calendar means that the sun will start to slip below the water of Lake Huron a little earlier each evening it ain't over yet -- so get out and enjoy!  

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Jul2121/07/2015 11:18:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 316, summer is breezing along! Check out all the ways people can enjoy it here in Bayfield in this week's edition. And in our photo story, we visit the BACP's second Outdoor Expo.  

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Jul1515/07/2015 8:15:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 315, we look back on a rare weekend that offered us perfect summer weather...the Bayfield and Area Chamber of Commerce couldn't have had better conditions for their first ever Wind & Water Festival highlights of which can be found in this edition as well as the countless other activities that were jammed into two marvelous days. It must be summer in Bayfield!  

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Jul808/07/2015 12:29:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 314, we remember Don Haw. The summer season has officially begun with huge numbers of people taking in weekend events and in true village fashion we welcomed them. Read all about it this week. And may we also take a moment and wish our Bayfield Breeze readers a happy sixth anniversary as we first published is this week in 2009!.So glad we've become the place you come to view the news!  

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Jul101/07/2015 8:03:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 313, Happy Canada Day! Bayfield will celebrate our home and native land's 148th birthday with a plethora of activities - read all about them in this week's edition! And in our photo story, we invite environmentalist and film maker Jennifer Pate to reflect on the recent Celebration of Water weekend. 

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Jun2323/06/2015 11:07:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 312, the village is recognized as a Blue Community. "'I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” - Mother Teresa  

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Jun1616/06/2015 9:22:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 311, this weekend we look forward to the many activities planned for village residents and visitors to celebrate what it means to be a Blue Community and by doing so embracing what it means to be a caretaker of a Great Lake and the waters that run into it. In our photo story, we go in search of just a few of the gardens that people can visit this summer on the Gardens of Huron and Perth tour thus discovering that some are practically in our own backyard!

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Jun909/06/2015 10:55:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 310, the village was alive and active on the weekend with an influx of bargain hunters taking part in the town wide yard sale on Saturday and then Sunday was a day for the dogs when the Bayfield Lions' Club hosted their 30th annual Walk for Dog Guides. It is the focus of this week's photo story...  

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Jun202/06/2015 11:10:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 309, the village is springing to life with golf tournaments, yard sales galore, author readings and tree plantings...plus this Sunday would be the perfect time to walk your dog for a great cause. In our photo story, we have a chat with the new owner of the Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast. 

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May2727/05/2015 8:04:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 308, water is an integral part of life in Bayfield. As neighbors to a Great Lake we are ever mindful of its care and this is apparent in this week's headlines. Even the youngest members of our community are concerned about the health of the lake and they painted yellow fish to prove it...check out this week's photo story to see what the girls of Bayfield Guiding were up to recently.  

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May2020/05/2015 8:19:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 307, the sheer volume of events and stories featured would surely indicate that Victoria Day Weekend really does signify the start of the peak season in Bayfield. So much news in fact that popular sections Remember Me and Pixilated have been preempted to make space for it all...they should return next week. And in our photo story...we cheer the rubber ducks across the finish line at the sixth annual Bayfield Optimist Club fundraiser.  

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May1313/05/2015 8:34:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 306, ready or not the first holiday weekend of the season is upon us. Take some time out of your weekend to attend the fun activities planned in the village - a community breakfast, farmers' market, yard sales and a duck race to name but a few. Here's hoping the weather cooperates with our profound desire to don shorts and sandals while we toast the Queen. Happy Victoria Day everyone!  

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May606/05/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 305, we're looking ahead to summer with requests from Pioneer Park and the Bayfield Town Hall folks while enjoying spring events like the Collector Exhibition and upcoming Rubber Duck Race. And we do a little online shopping close to home with a new business known as Huron Gifts.

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Apr2929/04/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 304, we flip the calendar to May very soon so we can begin to look forward to such annual events as the Collector Exhibition and the Optimist Club Duck Race...in our photo story, we visit Feed My Sheep (The Bayfield Foodbank) to see first hand how volunteeers ensure no one goes hungry in our community.  

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Apr2222/04/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 303, we report on MP Ben Lobb's visit to Bayfield to share good news for Bayfield Harbour users and in our photo story, we sit down and chat with Financial Planner, Glen Steinson, who has opened Bayfield Financial Management in the Bayshore Plaza on Bayfield Main Street South. 

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Apr1515/04/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 302, the birds are chirping, spring flowers are pushing their way up through the earth and people are donning shorts and sandals at the first signs of double digits on the thermometer...just ignore the ice flow out on the lake. Spring is here and so are all the fun things the season brings to Bayfield like the upcoming Home and Garden Show to be held in just nine days! In our photo story, we spend a very happy afternoon singing along with legendary Juno award winning performer, Fred Penner.  

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Apr808/04/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 301, we join a capacity crowd at the Bayfield Town Hall for the North American premiere of "eXXpedition: Making the Unseen Seen" and then we head to the park to collect some Easter Eggs. Whoa! Wait a minute, is that an off-lake flurry? Yes, kiddies, it is! But never fear we hunt for eggs no matter the weather... 

Apr101/04/2015 9:06:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 300, we can say with all certainty that spring is here - well at least the annual village activities that signal spring are upon us...now if Mother Nature would just cease and desist with the snowflakes please...oh, and Happy Easter everyone! 

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Mar2525/03/2015 8:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 299, we look forward to some spring traditions like Earth Hour with the Glee Sisters and the Sugar Bush Tour served up along with a side of pancakes at the annual St. James', Middleton fundraising event. Both are on the calendar for this Saturday! And in our photo story, we feature a business new to the village, Michael's Home Healthcare, brought to the community by a very familiar face, local Pharmacist Michael Ibrahim. 

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Mar1818/03/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 298, snowdrops are peaking their heads above the soil and the sap is running from the Sugar Maples...could it be that spring is here? Well, according to the calendar the season of rebirth will arrive in Bayfield on Friday, March 20 at 6:45 p.m. It is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the village as it awakens from slumber. In our photo story, we enjoy one last bit of winter on a new trail near Clinton with the Bayfield River Valley Trail Association.  

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Mar1111/03/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 297, the sun is shining and the temperature is rising - finally we are above zero degrees again. Could these be signs of Spring? Well, there are hints that the season of rebirth is approaching and some of the stories in this week's issue reflect that too. However, in our photo story we have something for those diehard winter fans as we take to the ice with the Bayfield Relics.  

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Mar404/03/2015 9:18:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 296, we have begun to notice that despite the lingering cold the days are growing longer, and believe it or not March 8 will mark the start of Daylight Savings Time - yes, we spring forward by one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday. It is a welcome little bit of sleep lost as it brings us just that much closer to spring and summer activities in the village...a few of which are hinted at in this week's edition.  

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Feb2525/02/2015 12:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 295, extreme cold warnings for the area have been issued yet again and with over 80 percent of Lake Huron frozen over there isn't much else to do but snuggle up with your lap top or home computer and read this week's Bayfield Breeze from top to bottom - or bottom to top - it's your prerogative!  

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Feb1818/02/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 294, so Family Day Weekend arrived in Bayfield with snow squalls, road closures and the chilliest of winds, it isn't every day that you wake up to -41! While some dinner dates were postponed and other events cancelled people bundled up on Sunday afternoon to try some heart warming soups at the Bayfield Town Hall, the subject of this week's photo story.  

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Feb1111/02/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 293, it should be a sweet weekend to be part of a family living in or visiting the village with events planned not only to celebrate Family Day but Valentine's Day too! Hope to see everyone out and about for snowshoeing, crafting, scavenging and soup tasting! In our photo story, we take to the stage with the cast of "The Great White North Cabaret...Eh?" 

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Feb404/02/2015 12:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 292, Canadians have to be creative to wile away the winter months when the weather is sometimes frightful. In Bayfield we do this in style cabarets, soup tastings, scavenger hunts and some arts and crafts - we know just the things to keep ourselves amused - peek inside to learn more. And in our photo story, we spend some time with talented friends at the Bayfield Library. 

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Jan2828/01/2015 8:57:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 291, winter may traditionally be the village's "quiet time" but there is a lot going on behind the scenes with the ratepayers' and municipal council - we explore some of the hotter topics this week. And in our photo story, we take a relaxing stroll along the Bayfield River...

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Jan2121/01/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 290, we head outdoors to enjoy some time in the Winter Wonderland of 2015 with the Bayfield River Valley Trail Association and we conclude our four week retrospective with a final look back at 2014 - September to December. Seems like just yesterday! 

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Jan1414/01/2015 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 289, we start the New Year off right with some exercise and fresh air due to the efforts of the Bayfield River Valley Trail Association and in our photo story, we take a look back on those lazy, hazy days that were summer in Bayfield 2014... 

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Jan707/01/2015 8:57:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 288, we ring in the New Year with the attendees of the Bayfield Town Hall's festive bash and in our photo story we reflect on the year that was. The weeks Apr. 2 to June 18, 2014 are highlighted in the second installment of our annual retrospective...

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