Reflections and Best Wishes from the Bayfield Agricultural Society

December is the month where we all feel a sense of joy and excitement but it is also a time for reflection.  The Bayfield Agricultural Society wishes the extended community of Bayfield all the joy and happiness during this Christmas season and the very best for 2022.  May you connect with family and friends in a safe and joyous manner and enjoy a sense of sharing and delight. In reflection the Ag Society feels so grateful for Read more…

New Sunday Market in 2022

The Bayfield Agricultural Society wishes to share the exciting news that it will be partnering with Kevin Morrison and Pat Foster in holding a Sunday Market in Agricultural Park starting May 22, 2022. This market will be fun-filled, much larger, more variety of vendors and new image.

Looking for Directors!

In 165 years, a rich history in Bayfield has been established by the Bayfield Agricultural Society in this great community. Whether you were born and raised in the area or have moved here later in life, you will likely have encountered activities hosted and supported by the Bayfield Agricultural Society. Among them in the past include the annual agricultural fair, annual wreath fundraiser at Christmas in Bayfield, local Breakfast on the Farm events, and the Read more…

Wreath Greens Cutting

Our wreath making is a fundraising activity that the Ag Society does to help with the expenses of the next year. The grapevine bases have been made and everything is ready for the greens to be cut. 10″ – 12″ boughs of cedar are needed in great quantities. Don is having a sale at his property this coming week and so he is unavailable to cut greens. If you have any cedar on your property Read more…

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…