The year of the Light

  The Year of the Light Events Listed


some of the articles

Series articles

Heritage Lighthouse Bill finishes work on Chantry Island Light

 Lighthouse Takes Flight - Saving the Stokes Bay Lighthouse

Heritage/Year of the Light Lighthouse Bill's Dog

Heritage/Year of the Light New CAO Larry Allison and his wife Brenda tour Chantry Island....

Letter to the Editor concerning the article "Blindsided ... " by James Morgan.  

A&E/Year of the Light  Concert at the Museum

Heritage/Year of the Light Divestiture clarified

Heritage//Year of the Light Repairs on the tower continue.  The pictures tell the tale

Videos/Year of the Light Aly Boltman sings at the 'Year of the Light' event at the Southampton Art School...


*Year of the Light at the Southampton Art Gallery


* Volunteers gets soaked on work crew journey to Chantry Island.... 

*Marine Heritage Society gets a donation of $2500

*Point Clark sustains some damage, but prepares for 150th celebration

* Point Clark Lighthouse gets grant for 150th

*Some of the repairs made recently on the Imperial Tower on Chantry Island  

 *Andrew Champion i promoted to Captain n Kandahar

*Girl wins sailing dinghy

*Cham-Bettes trounce The Propeller Club

* The Life of a Lighthouse Keeper comes to the Bruce County Museum

  • *The year of the Light

  • *Ghostly Guardians of the Bruce Coast opens at the Museum

 *Steelback shines the light on good beer

Don't miss the Big Show Friday July 3, 2009 at the Southampton Town Hall 7:30pm Read about the performers

Background articles

  • *the fresnel lens


  • *McNabb point restoration


  • *Never Say Never...  Bruce Chapman donates 10 Lighthouses for the Year of the Light 


  • *Point Clark Lighthouse is 150 this year


  • *Project Coordinator joins Bruce Coast Lighthouse Partners to drive business to new heights


  • *Kincardine Lighthouse to receive heritage designation  


  • *Chris Hughes and the Propeller Club install the 15 1/2 foot Lighthouse in Vaughn Mills Mall


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Point Clark Lighthouse

Heritage/Year of the Light History, music and fun at 150th anniversary of Point Clark Lighthouse

Schedule of Events for Point Clark's 150th celebration

Friday August 14, 2009

An evening of performances by local talents
Beginning at 7:30 pm Scott Chow and Friends, Next Rite, Jacqueline Lowry and Friends
52 Blackbeard Inflatable Obstacle Course
Knights of Columbus Food Vendor

Saturday August 15, 2009

Anniversary Ceremony begins at 1 pm with the Lucknow Legion Pipe Band
Classic Car Show 1-4 pm
Historical Conversations with local Historians 1:45 pm
Artisans Displays 12 pmThe Boys From the Bruce are performing Saturday, 3:30-5 p.m
John Heaman 5:30 pm
The Famous Corn Roast 5-8 pm sponsored by Sobeys, cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 10, and free for children under age five
Piping at Dusk by Kyle MacDonald
The Lighthouse Swing Band 8-11 pm
Throughout the day
The Chalk Chicks
Silly People
Kite Flyers
52 Blackbeard Inflatable Obstacle Course
Knights of Columbus Food Vendor

Sunday August 16, 2009

There will an outdoor church service officiated by Rev. Ruth MacLean

Luncheon tickets available to purchase from the "Reid's Corners Women's Institute, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m."

Lighthouse Photo and Painting Contest - participants display their own work, to be judged 1 pm
Musical Entertainment
Jim Hall 1:30 pm
Brontae Hunter 2:30
Penetangore Pipe Band 3:15

Live Broadcasts all weekend from the Elmira Amateur Radio Club

All brought to you by the Friends of the Point Clark Lighthouse.

Tour Base Schedule

Chantry Island Tours

June 29-September 6 9am to 5:30 pm

Regular Tour Schedule

July 4 to 31 -- 1 pm & 3 pm

August 1 to 31 9:30 am, 1 pm & 3 pm

Book Early to avoid disappointment

For tours or volunteering call 519-797-5862 or toll  free1-866-797-5862



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