Cara Lea invites Derek Timms, Elaine Wilson and baby Julia to sing along on Sweet Home Alabama, at Music in the Park in Bradford, August 3. Paul Novosad/Photographer

Cara Lea rocks Music in the Park

Bradford's own Cara Lea was the featured performer in Thursday's Music in the Park concert, presented by Vaughan Chrysler. Despite “severe weather” watches posted for southern Ontario, the outdoor concert went ahead in the parkette beside the BWG Public Library – a high energy concert that had the crowd singing along on favourites that included Swe

Irvon Weber, operating a Sawyer Massey steam engine owned by the Humes family of Milton, at the Georgian Bay Steam Show in Cookstown, August 5. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Generations at the Steam Show

The 52nd annual Georgian Bay Steam Show in Cookstown focused on more than just steam – even though the huge wood-fired steam engines produced by Canadian companies like Waterloo Mfg., Geo. White and Sawyer Massey were the stars of the show.

Gilford author Eric Whitehead, with his latest book - an expedition cruise to Antarctica. He will be in Bradford for CarrotFest, August 19, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

An Antarctic Road Trip

Eric Whitehead and his wife Karen have been working their way around the planet — building on their initial “road trips” with their kids, across North America, to now travel on their own to countries as diverse as Vietnam, and Peru.