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It’s the First Day of Fall, Y’all!

It’s the First Day of Fall, Y’all!

North Iowa fall fun BY: RACHEL WUMKES Today marks the autumnal equinox – also called the September equinox or fall equinox.  This means it is the official start of the fall season in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. All very technical, right? To me, the start of fall means a slew of things. ...

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Clear Lake Area Concert Association Kicks off New Season

Clear Lake Area Concert Association Kicks off New Season

Music Makes the World go ‘Round BY: RACHEL WUMKES Formed in 1979, the Clear Lake Area Concert Association (CLACA) provides quality musical performances at a reasonable price.  Catering to both young and old, they host a variety of live entertainment for all those who wish to experience it. Their 2022-2023 season kicks off...

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Garden Fiesta at Central Gardens

Garden Fiesta at Central Gardens

A Celebration of Latino Culture BY: RACHEL WUMKES This weekend marks one of the biggest events of the season for Central Gardens.  Their grounds will be transformed from an oasis of peaceful tranquility to a celebration of Latino culture!  Bright colors will bring this incredible display of heritage to life.  You don’t...

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Come to the North Iowa Fair!

Come to the North Iowa Fair!

August 4-7th at the Iowa Events Center in Mason City BY: RACHEL WUMKES The tail end of summer can be a bit of a doozy.  Siblings have hit their limit with one another, finding new ways to fight about absolutely nothing.  Parents are stressed to the gills, trying to squeeze in the last bit of summer memories for their...

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Life is a Highway

Life is a Highway

CLASS Car Cruise & Show a Hit in Clear Lake BY: RACHEL WUMKES As I began to work on today’s blog post, it took me all of three minutes to realize I know absolutely nothing about cars.  In fact, my knowledge pretty much starts and ends with “turn the car on, go forward, don’t run into things.” And honestly, sometimes...

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Clear Lake Art Sail Resurrection!

Clear Lake Art Sail Resurrection!

After a two-year hiatus, this spectacular event is back! BY: RACHEL WUMKES When the Clear Lake Arts Center wrapped up the 2019 Art Sail event, there was no way to know the massive detour they would soon take.  Closings. Cancellations.  Modified exhibits. But finally, after a two-year hiatus, this beloved event is making a...

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