Farmers’ Market now operating normally

On June 13, at the fourth market for 2020, there were 20 vendors and at least two of them were non-food vendors. They all seemed to be accepting onsite orders as well as online orders (see link below for first attempt at opening).  The weather was perfect and although not crowded, a good number came out.  The area was “roped off” with Police tape and admission was managed.   I suppose we can say that the Farmers’ Market is back to normal. All we need now is a return to the ideal space grouped around the fountain (or oval as some call it).  People seemed to be keeping their social distances – I guess this is about as normal as it’s… Read complete articleFarmers’ Market now operating normally

Cobourg Marina Lift-in – 2020 edition

This year, the lift-in of boats into Cobourg’s Harbour was a little different because of the pandemic. It was also in a different location – actually two locations, both of them on the boulevard instead of on Division Street.  Because many owners did not feel it worthwhile to launch their boats this year, there is only one lift-in day instead of the usual two.  Many of the boats in the storage area will stay there and in fact many of the boats being lifted in were not stored there.  Many Marinas on Lake Ontario are closed so one cannot sail to nearby Ports and stay overnight.  That will also mean our Marina will have fewer visitors.  But watching the lift-in… Read complete articleCobourg Marina Lift-in – 2020 edition