Dec2727/12/2016 2:26:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 391, we ring in 2017 celebrating several village future legacies with the announcement of improvements being made to Clan Gregor Square by the Bayfield Lions' Club as well as a successful conclusion to the Bayfield River Flats fundraising campaign. Happy New Year one and all! 

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Dec2020/12/2016 9:26:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 390, Christmas Day will be here in just five more days. This can be translated into approximately 432,000 seconds, 7,200 minutes or 120 hours but whose counting? Merry Christmas one and all from the Bayfield Breeze committee - Melody, Dennis, Mike and John.  

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Dec1313/12/2016 10:03:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 389, the jolly old elf in the bright red suit takes center stage in this edition as we attended Breakfast with Santa activities on Sunday and this just the beginning because this coming Saturday there will be even more sightings of Santa as several red robed runners will join in the festive fun at the second annual Santa Run.  

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Dec606/12/2016 9:20:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 388, just 16 days left until Christmas morn, but who's counting? Well, the lucky winners of a bird at the Lions' Turkey Bingo might be when they can officially savor the sweet taste of their victory...check out who won and who lost inside this edition! 

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Nov2929/11/2016 9:33:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 387, it would seem that village Christmas traditions are coming along on the calendar faster than Santa's sleigh circles the earth! Such events as the Bayfield Lions' Club's Turkey Bingo, the Village Concert at St. Andrew's Church and the Optimist Club's Breakfast with Santa will be here "in the wink of an eye and a twist of the head". Read on! (With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore) 

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Nov2222/11/2016 11:01:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 386, we Canucks love to talk about the weather and Christmas in Bayfield really didn't disappoint - we had it all: sunshine and cloudy skies, warm and frigid temperatures, rain and snow - we also had crowds of happy people dressed in layers to compensate! Only in Canada, eh!  

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Nov1515/11/2016 11:36:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 385, the lights are strung, the wreaths are hung and Bayfield is rolling out the welcome mat to all those who want to begin their holiday celebrations in this historic village on a great lake...yes, folks, it is Christmas in Bayfield Weekend. Chin-chin!  

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Nov808/11/2016 7:26:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 384, we look back on the week that was with photo stories on the Witches' Walk, Time of Our Lives Expo and the annual Remembrance Day Services in Clan Gregor Square.  

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Nov101/11/2016 8:41:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 383, anyone out and about on Saturday night probably heard screams coming from The Ashwood Woods, not to worry it was all part of the fun of the Witches Walk...you can.take a little look at what this forest of frights had to offer...more next week, promise! And in our photo story, we look forward to Remembrance Day by looking back at life in the village during World War II.  

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Oct2525/10/2016 9:04:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 382, we showcase Huron County artists, vintage adults and the Bayfield Lions' Rainbow Trout Derby winners. Yes folks, autumn splendor is here!  

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Oct1818/10/2016 7:09:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 381, we announce some big news as the fundraising goal to purchase the Bayfield River Flats has been exceeded! In our photo story, we take a look at the recent happenings at Huron Centennial School.

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Oct1111/10/2016 10:34:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 380, we sit down for a chat with one of the village's newest residents. Ryan Malcolm shares with us what adventures he has been up to in the 13 years since Canadian Idol. And in our photo story, we are transported back in time to 1916 when the men of the 161st Huron Battalion started out on a great adventure of their own.  

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Oct404/10/2016 9:18:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 379, this Thanksgiving weekend the residents of Huron County will show their gratitude to the men of the 161st Huron Battalion, who 100 years ago left their homes for the battlefields of Europe, with a Victory Parade to be held on Oct. 8. Learn how you can join them in this week's issue... 

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Sep2727/09/2016 11:19:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 378, we search for new members for the Bayfield Ratepayers' Association, we attend a wedding, we learn about the evolution of the Pin-Up and we shout, "Punch Buggy Red!" Curious? Click on the link to learn more.

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Sep2020/09/2016 9:30:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 377, summer may be winding down on the calendar but the village and area seems to be just winding up with a whole lot of fall fun in the works. Check out all the local happenings by clicking on the link to our current edition! 

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Sep1313/09/2016 9:54:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 376, on Aug. 20 over one thousand people showed just how much they love their greats...check out eXXpedition Great Lakes 2016 in this week's photo story.  

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Sep606/09/2016 11:34:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 375, never underestimate the power of community... 

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Aug3030/08/2016 10:51:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 374, the river seems to be a floating theme in this week's edition. Learn how you can share in the legacy of the Bayfield River Flats and check out our sneak peek at the future Bayfield River Bridge.  

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Aug2323/08/2016 11:31:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 373, it has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words and with nearly 60 images in this week's issue few words need to be written here...enjoy your tour in photos of the 160th Bayfield Community Fair!  

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Aug1616/08/2016 10:40:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 372, we look toward to a really busy weekend in Bayfield. There is so much to do at the 160th Bayfield Community Fair people will need to drop by Agricultural Park regularly from Friday at 7 p.m. until late afternoon Sunday to be sure not to miss out on all the fun. And then just before the parade on Saturday at 11 a.m. the eXXpedition Great Lakes crew will set sail from Bayfield Harbour and uptown the Main Street Sailor will get a new name. In our photo story, we tour Clan Gregor Square with the Community in Blooms judges...

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Aug909/08/2016 10:51:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 371, we learn about the many August events that are forthcoming and in our photo story we take a trip back in time and explore the offerings available at the 31st annual Bayfield Antique Show and Sale. 

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Aug202/08/2016 9:34:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 370, the Civic Holiday weekend for 2016 is now one for the history books and August is here - that time of the summer when tradition dictates that the Bayfield Antique Show and Sale, Bayfield Community Fair and the Sunset on Summer picnic are all on the horizon. One other traditional August event, the Pioneer Park Fun Run is also history but we have the memories to share with you in this week's photo story... 

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Jul2626/07/2016 8:44:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 369, we find ourselves on the cusp of August already. So how best to celebrate the Civic Holiday long weekend? Might we suggest a visit to Pioneer Park with a concert, art session, fireworks and a Fun Run scheduled, the park folks seem to have your weekend amusements covered. And in our photo story, look up, way up, at the new Bayfield Town Hall roof! 

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Jul1919/07/2016 9:52:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 368, the community is buzzing about a decision made by County Council recently so we decided to take a closer look at both sides of the coin. This week in pictures we visit the Bayfield Firemen's Breakfast, the Thunderbird Car Show and the village's Water Parade.  

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Jul1313/07/2016 7:36:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 367, did you ever notice that when it rains it pours? Well this past weekend we could take that statement literally as there were so many events happening in the village and a few of them unfortunately got rained on. See who got wet and who stayed dry this issue. Please note that as this weekend was so packed with things to do a few of these stories will appear in next week's issue...otherwise you'd be sure to wear out your mouse with all that scrolling! 

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Jul606/07/2016 7:42:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 366, we celebrate the start of our seventh year of publication with a feature about the upcoming eXXpedition Great Lakes 2016 and take a peek into the world of milk production in our photo story. Happy Anniversary Bayfield Breeze!  

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Jun2828/06/2016 11:37:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 365, it should be a very busy weekend in the village with two reasons to celebrate - first Canada Day on Friday followed by Independence Day for our American friends on Monday. No matter which side of the border you live on, enjoy! 

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Jun2121/06/2016 10:14:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 364, it is another busy week in Bayfield and area...click the button and head on in for a detailed look. And while you are scrolling be sure to check out our Photo Story as the girls of Bayfield Guiding spent one wild night at the Toronto Zoo... 

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Jun1414/06/2016 10:44:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 363, we forge ahead through the month of June as many have their eye on the prize - summer vacation! True to form we have gotten an early start in the village with warm weather fun in full swing...check out what is happening and plan ahead so you don't miss a minute of it.  

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Jun808/06/2016 8:39:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 362, we take a first hand look at yet another busy weekend in town with lots of yard sales, a walk for dogs and a croquet tournament happening ...yes folks, it is June and the weather is fine, two stellar ingredients that make Bayfield the place to be!  

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Jun101/06/2016 7:33:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 361, we look back on the Girls Getaway Weekend and ahead to the Town Wide Yard Sale and Bayfield Lions' Walk for Dog Guides. Yes, folks, it is unofficially summer in Bayfield! 

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May2424/05/2016 11:30:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 360, we look back on the first long weekend of the "summer". To summarize, the sun shone but the breeze was chilly, making it hard to determine whether to wear shorts and sandals or a toque and mitts. Yes, there was some interesting fashion statements being made around the village this weekend as some folks chose to sport both at the same time. So in essence a typical Canadian Victoria Day weekend - minus the snow!

May1717/05/2016 5:27:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 359, we look ahead to Victoria Day Weekend and are hoping for warm temperatures and sunny skies to enjoy traditional events such as the Optimist Club Duck Race (have you got your tickets, yet?) and the Lions Club Breakfast. No matter what you choose to do this first long weekend of the "summer" season - enjoy!  

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May1010/05/2016 10:04:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 358, we revisit the windmill on Bayfield River Road 27 years later with a specialist in restoration and in our photo story we are reminded that there is no "I" in Team! 

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May303/05/2016 11:30:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 357, we revisit a story from 1989 that shares great insights into the construction of the Folmar Windmill by the builder himself and in our photo story we have some fun with members of the village Play Group... 

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Apr2727/04/2016 12:09:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 356, well that was a whirlwind of a weekend in the Village of Bayfield. It has been reported that 2,500 people came through the doors of the Bayfield Arena for the Lions' Club's annual Home and Garden Show....and if you didn't happen to be one of them, or even if you were, be sure to see some of the highlights in this week's photo story. 

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Apr1919/04/2016 9:50:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 355, Wayne McDougall is a hometown boy and the community showed their love and support for him and his partner Paula Foley at the fundraiser for Renegades Diner held on Saturday at The Ashwood Inn. Folks donated items to the silent auction and then they showed up and bid as well as donated, imbided a little and enjoyed lots of live music. Check out the photo story to learn how much community spirit can raise... 

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Apr1212/04/2016 10:16:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 354, it was written this week that "April is the new December" and there are weather stats to back that up, however, optimistic Canadians that we are we press on with our spring agendas including such events as Earth Day celebrations, Garden Club meetings, the Girls Getaway Weekend and a new Beer, Wine and Food Festival...take that snow flurries!

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Apr505/04/2016 10:40:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 353, although the weather forecast may beg to differ spring is here and the seasonal events that come along with it are nearly here as well. Read all about what to anticipate in the coming weeks in this edition. And the lake may still be too cool to swim in or sail on but it is never too early to work toward making it healthier and cleaner as we learn in this week's photo story section...

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Mar2929/03/2016 10:55:00 PM by Dennis Pal
In Issue 353, spring is in the air along with some snowflakes and heavy downpours. Our thoughts are with those residents who suffered damage from the storm on March 27-28 - flooded basements etc. hopefully sunny skies will prevail and clean up will be relatively quick and easy. In the meantime, anyone in need of a smile should check out our photo story...nothing like children and chocolate to crank up the cuteness quotient! 

 

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Mar2323/03/2016 12:14:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 351, we ask how did you spend March Break? Several area and visiting youngsters were kept entertained and active thanks to a myriad of events hosted by local groups - check out what they did right here...oh, and Happy Easter everyone!  

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Mar1515/03/2016 11:22:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 350, it is beginning to look a lot like spring! But before we say goodbye to old man winter we'll take one last turn around the ice with members of the Bayfield Skating Club in our photo story.  

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Mar909/03/2016 8:58:00 AM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 349, the countdown is on to March Break holidays for area youngsters. For those not going on a family trip there is plenty to do right here in the village. Learn all about how to enjoy a "staycation" in this week's edition with daily activities planned at both the Bayfield Library as well as the arena and community centre.  

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Mar202/03/2016 2:49:00 PM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 348, looking at this week's headlines we could easily dub this the health and recreation edition. Read on to learn more...

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Feb2323/02/2016 11:41:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 347, as promised we check out two events that occurred in the village over Family Day weekend: Soup's On at the town hall and Super Family Day at the arena.  

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Feb1616/02/2016 11:42:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 346, we meet Essex - a young pup who will grow up to be a Dog Guide and in our photo story, we attend a red carpet event at the Bayfield Town Hall. This is just a glimpse at the Family Day fun that was had in the village, more will follow next week with coverage of Soup's On at the town hall and Super Family Day at the arena still to come!  

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Feb909/02/2016 10:39:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 345, we anticipate all of the fun activities planned for Family Day and we eat some delectable cupcakes! In our photo story, we accepted an invitation to attend the taping of the television program, "Still Standing" held in Vanastra on Friday night. See how our neighbors to the east rolled out the welcome mat...  

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Feb303/02/2016 9:00:00 AM by Dennis Pal

 In Issue 348, looking at this week's headlines we could easily dub this the health and recreation edition. Read on to learn more...

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Feb202/02/2016 11:46:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 344, well we aren't experiencing a very wintery world this week but that doesn't stop us from celebrating our fine seasonal traditions - a pancake supper, a cabaret, Soup's On, cupcake creating, crafting and ice skating are on the list of things to do in Bayfield in the coming days. And in our photo story, we head to sunny California to play a spot of croquet...  

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Jan2626/01/2016 11:41:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 343, thoughts seem to be turning to the next holiday long weekend on the calendar - Family Day. Just announced there will be a special event for families at the arena. And the annual Cabaret Nights and Soup's On are scheduled for that same weekend in February. In our photo story, we go for a Wintery Walk along the Taylor Trail... 

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Jan2020/01/2016 12:03:00 AM by Dennis Pal
In Issue 342, collectively and as individuals we can do our part to improve the quality of water flowing into our lake and river not only for the good of the local economy but for our own enduring health and pleasure - learn how in the second part of "The Watershed Series".

 

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Jan1212/01/2016 6:56:00 PM by Dennis Pal

In Issue 341, a famous line from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" came to mind when preparing this edition, "Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink." as we learn about storm sewer pollutants in the first part of a two part series. Perhaps now like never before residents of Bluewater are focusing on improving the quality of the water in Lake Huron so that the line in this poem never becomes a reality ... 

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