Category Archives: Events

The Day the Music Died

photocredit:  surfballroom.com BY: RACHEL SMITH A long long time ago I can still remember how That music used to make me smile And I knew if I had my chance That I could make those people dance And maybe they'd be happy for a while But February made me shiver With every paper I'd deliver Bad news on the doorstep I couldn't take one more step I...
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Come on It’s Lovely Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together with You!

BY: RACHEL SMITH And boy, oh boy will it ever be lovely weather.  I can remember some years being so cold it felt like my jeans were literally frozen to my legs.  Watching the parade and fireworks while wiping the ever-constant runny noses of my children because of the intense cold.  And I remember snow, snow...
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Bears Hibernate In the Winter… Clear Lakers Do Not!

photocredit:  miskatecutables.com BY: RACHEL SMITH I get it, I really do.  Clear Lake is a tourist lake town.  Thus, a vast number of people think we become a desolate shell of the thriving, summer version of ourselves during the winter. Seems logical.  I mean, it's simple… the lake is our main attraction and during the winter it’s frozen. ...
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Did You Know???

photocredit: collegeheightsumc.org BY: RACHEL SMITH Since I started this writing gig at the Chamber, it’s funny how people’s perception of me have changed.  Instantaneously, they think I’ve become this mecca of knowledge about all the events and activities happening around town.  I’m constantly asked, ‘when is that?’ or ‘what is that’ or ‘How do I sign up...
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