First big snow storm of the year is upon us. The weatherman had the start time just about right, but so far the amount is less than had been predicted. A few cm is all that has fallen overnight. It is still snowing and is supposed to continue throughout the day, so we shall see how much it adds up to. The temperature continues to remain below freezing and the amount of the lake covered in ice continues to expand. With a number of mornings in the -20C range in the near term forecast, the entire lake should be frozen over in the next few days. This could be the first Christmas in a number of years that travel on the lake will be possible.
Lake trout season opens on January 1.
The Geminid meteor shower is later this week. The summer time Perseid meteor shower was not too good last summer as there was a full moon. (and it rained in our area) Geminid activity is broad and good rates will be seen between 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and dawn local time the morning of Dec. 14, with the most meteors visible from midnight to 4 a.m. on Dec. 14, when the radiant is highest in the sky. There is no particular direction to look.
Hastings The Musical is coming to Bancroft! After rave reviews, sold-out performances, and requests for the show from across the province, Tweed & Company Theatre is thrilled to be bringing this show to The Village Playhouse in Bancroft next summer. Do not miss this fantastic production, with its beautiful rustic set and costumes, incredible original score by Canadian Composers, and its sweeping magical story, HASTINGS! The Musical is going to be the hit of the summer season. Show dates: Tues, Aug 7th @ 7:30 PM, Wed, Aug 8th @ 7:30 PM, Thurs, Aug 9th @ 2:00 PM, Thurs, Aug 9th @ 7:30 PM, Fri, Aug 10th @ 7:30 PM, Sat, Aug 11 @ 2:00 PM, Sat, Aug 11 @ 7:30 PM. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students.
Into a quiet time of year for real estate activity: #310, water access in Greens Bay is still listed as well as #316 Greens Bay that was listed late in the summer. Both are lovely places in that bay.