Western event benefits Trails

The Dickinson County Trails Board hosted the Boots & Boogie Bike Bash fundraiser Friday evening at the Pavillion at Arnolds Park. The event raised thousands of dollars for the Dickinson County Trails System. With a country theme, guests were invited to come in costume, enjoy country cuisine, and try line dancing. [nggallery id=20] See additional … Read more

Vaughans host party to remember

Iowa Great Lakes Association board member Kevin Vaughan and his wife Teri hosted the backyard party of the summer Friday evening, June 22 at their Lake home on West Lake. The evening kicked off with a fundraiser for Kristi Noem (R_SD) a celebration for Kevin and Teri’s 10th wedding anniversary followed. Joe’s Stone Crab catered … Read more

Okoboji Foundation to host Lakes Legacy event

Please join us for Okoboji Foundation’s 2012 Lakes Legacy Event, 5:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24th at Pearson Lakes Art Center. Proceeds support vital projects for Lake Quality & Environment, Arts & Culture and Outdoor Experiences and Recreation.  Sponsorships of $1,000 or more are also eligible for Endow Iowa Tax Credit.  Complete event details on attachment. This … Read more

Get Creative – bring out your inner artist

Iowa Great Lakes area is often considered a cultural center for artists and art enthusiasts. Not only can you shop for art throughout the region, but a handful of local establishments also offer the opportunity to find your inner artist and create your own masterpiece. Art on 16th Art on 16th tags itself as “your … Read more

Pearson Lakes Art Center hosts annual fundraiser

The Pearson Lakes Art Center held its annual June Celebrate the Arts Benefit on Saturday, June 2, 2012. The event saw a record attendance this year with approximately 250 supporters. The evening began with butler-passed savory hors d’oeuvres, sponsored by Sackett & Sims-Taylor Law Offices as well as a complimentary bar, sponsored by Liz Sandy, Realtor. … Read more

Okoboji Yacht Club kicks off 80th season

The Okoboji Yacht Club kicked off its 80th season on Friday, June 1 with it’s first Friday social of the season. The current Okoboji Yacht Club is located on South Manhattan Beach. The yacht club leases the facility from the Okoboji Sailing School. Construction started on the current sailing facility in September, 1997 and was … Read more

Yesterdays Restaurant opens for the season

One of the official marks that the Okoboji summer season has arrived is the opening of some of our favorite seasonal businesses. Yesterdays, the area’s premier seafood restaurant for more than 25 years, opened its doors for the season on Thursday, April 26. The restaurant is located on Broadway Street in Arnolds Park. Owners Duane … Read more