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Winter Events In Clear Lake

Winter is a magical time in North Iowa, and the setting for some pretty major events.  Here's a list of must-see events!
  1. Winter Dance Party. The annual tribute to the lives and legacies of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP "The Big Bopper" Richardson continues to commemorate their final concert in Clear Lake on February 2,...
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Neighborhood Block Party Meets Street Fair

By: Donna Hup, donnahup.com Growing up I loved when our small neighborhood would get together on holidays and have a block party. We would each bring a dish and there would be music playing. Sometimes we'd just plan one on a weekend that didn't have a holiday because they were so much fun. Clear Lake's Thursdays...
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Tips for the Camping Newbie

By: Jody Halsted, FamilyRambling.com So you’re ready to do it. Really jump in and do it right. You’re ready to take your family camping! Congratulations! Camping is an incredible family activity filled with fresh air, exciting explorations, outdoor cooking, and (kids’ favorites) dirt, sticks & rocks! It’s an adventure designed to bring your family closer together...
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Camping Tips

By: Jody Halsted, FamilyRambling.com Ready to plan your family’s camping adventure? A few handy tips:
  • Check your bedding. An inexpensive ‘egg crate’ mattress cover can make a thin mattress or air mattress much more comfortable.
  • Bring outdoor lighting. Solar powered ground stakes are easy and inexpensive or make your items multi-task and attach a head lamp to...
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