A Hybrid Fair Emerges

Following a year of planning, the 165th Bayfield Fair will soon be a weekend of gathering together and celebrating our rural community.  It will be a hybrid fair so our gathering can be safe but still have the essence of competitions, entertainment, and seeing one another again -socially distanced. Friday night a chicken barbecued dinner will be enjoyed followed by the 165th fair opening.  The opening will feature Senator Rob Black who is a strong advocate for agriculture in Read more…

The August Countdown for the Bayfield Community Fair

The days are quickly going by as the time for the Bayfield Community Fair approaches.  Posters and signs are up announcing this year’s version of the fair.  The 165th fair in the Bayfield community will not be the full experience that people are accustomed to but with visitor safety always in mind a hybrid fair will emerge. A community meal is always a favourite of many people.  A quarter barbecued chicken meal will be available on the opening night Read more…

Planning Full Steam Ahead!

It is quite a feat to think that the Bayfield Agricultural Society has created a gathering point for the community for 165 years at its fair.  It originally was an event to identify where the best breeding stock was for livestock in the area.  It was also an opportunity to compete by exhibiting home grown and home-made produce and items.  Most of all it was a place to meet your neighbours and community members and be entertained.  Many of Read more…

We’re Back!

The Board of Directors has been meeting monthly and carefully following the updates from the province. They have determined that hosting the 165th annual summer fair is possible. So, they are happy to advise the community that there is a 2021 Prize Fair Book on their website (www.bayfieldfair.ca), and they will be adding to their schedule over the next weeks as they prepare a variety of live and virtual events. “Harvesting Memories and Planning the Read more…

2021 Rise2Fame in Bayfield

If you sing, dance, play an instrument, execute magic tricks or perform in other ways, and are between the ages of 6 and 21 then the Rise 2 Fame Youth Talent Search is looking for you. It’s not too early to start practicing and perfecting your performance. After a year’s hiatus the Bayfield preliminary competition to the Western Fair Talent Search will go ahead on a virtual platform. This is one of only three preliminary competitions taking Read more…

HIRING: Society Secretary

The Bayfield Agricultural Society is looking for a Secretary. This position is a volunteer role and comes with an honorarium. The Secretary will carry out a variety of general, year-round administrative duties on behalf of the BAS as well as prepare documents for our monthly meetings. The Secretary receives and responds to the BAS correspondence and works as a liaison with the BAS Board of Directors. If you are interested in taking on this role Read more…

FORKS UP FOR CANADIAN AGRICULTURE 🍴🍁🥕

Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day! Let’s raise a fork to the food we love and the people who produce it! Today let’s celebrate Canadian agriculture and food both online and with friends, family and co-workers, and let everyone know how you feel about this awesome industry. How you celebrate is up to you – create your own mouth-watering moments or get inspired with some delicious ideas below. Just have fun, show your ag pride and Read more…

Vote for Bayfield!

CAST YOUR PHOTO CONTEST VOTE TODAY! Please show your support for the Bayfield Ag Society by putting your vote in for Bayfield’s photo at the OAAS 175th Photo Competition. How to vote in three easy steps:Step 1) Head to https://www.ontarioagsocieties.com/…/303-175th…, Step 2) scroll down to District 8Step 3) click the link and then select the Bayfield Fair entry photo taken by Diane Brandon in the sunflower field South of Bayfield. Hurry because the deadline is Read more…

Old Pet Display Clearance

Bayfield Agricultural Society is offering a variety of building wood (2x4s) and many sizes of wood. Wooden tables, large aquarium, bird & fowl cages and a selection of other items. Send us a message for more information or to arrange pick up! @ Bayfield, Ontario. [ info@bayfieldfair.ca ] or through Social Media.