August 2021 Gazette – Kelleys Island News
Kelleys Island News By Leslie Korenko July came in with a bang with some spectacular fireworks at the West Bay. The lakeshore was packed with people in golf carts, in chairs and on blankets. So many people commented on the unusual display that had floating units shooting off from the water. The weekend saw so many tourists that the golf carts were all rented by 11 in the morning. It was odd to see the marina parking lot completely empty. Celebrate Kelleys Island had fireworks too. A little smaller, but spectacular. They looked like they were showering down on everyone...More Information
August 2021 Gazette – Tours, Fundraisers, & Monument Open! is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Tour the Benson Ford Ship House Enjoy a chance to tour the interior of the Benson Ford Ship House, the famous Put-in-Bay landmark on the island’s West Shore on Sunday, August 15th. The Benson Ford Ship House is one of the most unique and interesting homes in America, and since it is privately owned, it is rare to get a glimpse inside. But on August 15th, 400 lucky attendees will get to take a...More Information
August 2021 Gazette – In the News
In the News…   We hear that the buoy marking the spot where the Battle of Lake Erie took place has been replaced with a larger, lighted one. The 2021 PIBYC Yearbooks have arrived! You can stop by the club to pick up your copy! One of the ideas that didn’t pass muster this year was scheduling the Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion and the Bash at the Bay concerts with Keith Urban and Blake Shelton simultaneously at the PIB Airport. Put-in-Bay was recently featured in the prestigious @CNTraveler publication! The beloved island was named a lakefront town “with everything you...More Information