Miller Boat Line Adjusts Sunday, 15 October, Schedules

Put in BayMiller Boat Line has announced schedule changes for Sunday, 15 October 2017.

An extra trip leaving Put-in-Bay has been added at 7am, returning from Catawba at 7:30am.

An additional trip leaving Middle Bass Island has been added at 11:15am, leaving Catawba at 12:15pm.  However, the 5:15pm trip leaving Middle Bass Island, and the 6:15 trip leaving Catawba for Middle Bass Island have been cancelled.

Due to the uncertainty of impending weather, updates will be posted at MillerFerry.com, as well as on their Facebook and Twitter feeds.


Gale Warning in Effect from Noon to 8pm Sunday

Gale WarningURGENT – MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
324 PM EDT SAT OCT 14 2017

LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 35 KNOT GALES
BY EARLY AFTERNOON THEN CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING. A FEW GUSTS
MAY TOUCH 45 KNOTS.

* WAVES…4 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A GALE WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS
REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. MARINERS
WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE AND VESSEL REMAIN IN PORT OR SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.



Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce announces:

The 24th annual German-style festival features German food, hot spiced wine, and cold beer.

OktoberfestOktoberfest is Put-in-Bay’s Homecoming Weekend. Open Saturday, 11am to 7 pm and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission to the tent is $4 each day, or buy a two-day pass for $6. Fantastic food, including brats, potato pancakes, apple dumplings, stuffed cabbage, pierogi, cabbage and noodles, schnitzel, pies, German Chocolate cake and so much more, provided by Put-in-Bay Chamber member restaurants. Live polka and German music too!

Oh, and this:

“Saturday still looks like the blue ribbon day of the week with high
pressure ridged from the Mid Atlantic States to the Ohio Valley.”
National Weather Service, Cleveland Ohio


Community Prepares to Support Local Holiday Shopping

Christmas Bazaar Put in BaySouth Bass Island’s Annual Christmas Bazaar will be held on Thursday, 30 November 2017, from 3pm to 7pm at the Put-in-Bay Town Hall.  The event is sponsored by the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy and the Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center.  Mark your calendar for local, holiday shopping!

Note:  It isn’t too late to participate as a vendor.  Local crafters, artisans, and local businesses with Put-in-Bay merchandise are invited to register.