Tag Archives: July 4th

July 4th in Clear Lake – Pandemic Style!

Image by Prawny from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s no secret things are different this year.  We all feel a little bit off, like something is just not right.  COVID-19 knocked us sideways this spring, and while we all thought it would be over and life would be back to ‘normal’ by...
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It’s Like Music to My Ears

photocredit: The Chamber - Arch Allies in the Park BY: RACHEL SMITH Lots of words come to mind when I think of Independence Day:  Celebration.  Patriotism.  Freedom.  Parade.  Carnival.  Family. Cheese Balls!! And, of course, music.  The musical acts of Clear Lake’s 4th of July Extravaganza have been a staple of the event for years.  Each night of our...
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A Commitment of Excellence

BY: RACHEL SMITH   Tradition.  Celebration.  Patriotism and community pride. These words come to mind when I think of the 4th of July in Clear Lake. And let’s not forget:  Fireworks. Carnival rides.  Massive Parade and cheese balls for days! I’m not sure there’s a celebration around that can even hold a candle to our Independence Day extravaganza at the...
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The Food… The Fun… The Fourth!!

The Food… The Fun… The Fourth!!!


There are very few things I love more than the 4th of July in Clear Lake.

I’m being completely serious.  I even love it more than Christmas.

What?? Did she really just say…

Yup.  I sure did....

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