The Lake Today Features


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Enjoy a longstanding Lake tradition at the Olde Tyme Apple Festival

For more than 30 years, the annual Olde Tyme Apple Festival in Versailles has seen visitors enjoy its numerous fun-filled activities and contests, delicious apple-inspired and old-fashioned food, and true small town event aura.

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Creating apple orchards in Versailles

Local businessman, former Chamber board president cultivates orchard project for festival

As Versailles Chamber board president Jim Dykzeul was sitting at the organization’s booth during a past Old Tyme Apple Festival, he thought to himself, “Where are the apples?”

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‘Mary Poppins’ teaches ‘anything can happen if you let it’

See the classic story come to The Royal Theatre stage starting Thursday

As Angela and Macy have bonded on stage as a family, new and returning members of the cast have grown close as they learned about the strength of family during this musical community theater adaptation of “Mary Poppins,” which runs Thursday through Saturday and Oct. 8-10 at The Royal Theatre.

Reflecting on “Americanisms”

In watching all the tributes to hall of fame catcher Yogi Berra, following his death last week, I was struck by just how much better known this man was for what he said, than for his prowess behind home plate.

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‘Choose Your Own Doom’ Contest returns for sixth year

Enter through Oct. 22 for chance to win prizes

This year, The Lake Today presents the same challenge in its sixth annual “Choose Your Own Doom” Ghost Story Contest.

Camdenton Optimists present Kelly Miller Circus Oct. 15

Come watch one of the most fun-filled shows for the whole family during a special presentation of the Kelly Miller Circus at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Ozarks Amphitheater in Camdenton.

Iowa Reunion Club to hold its annual Iowacroberfeast

The Iowa Reunion Club will host its annual event, "Iowactoberfeast (I-woc-tober-feast)", Saturday, Oct. 17 for all current 2015 Iowa Reunion Club members.

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STEPS Dance Studio to present ‘The Nutcracker’ in late November

Back by popular demand, STEPS Dance Studio is once again bringing a Christmas classic to the Lake Area: “The Nutcracker.”

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Children’s Learning Center earns ‘Advanced Eat Smart’ status

Children’s Learning Center (CLC) continues to follow guidelines for meals and snacks to promote healthier eating habits and improve the nutrition of children at the facility.

Color Dash for CADV scheduled for Oct. 24

The Color Dash will come to Camdenton on Oct. 24 to help raise money for Citizens Against Domestic Violence.

Participants sought for first YPL Dodgeball Tournament

Organizers are asking teams to sign up in the first Young Professionals at the Lake Dodgeball Tournament Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Osage Middle School.

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Freedom Boat Club of Lake of the Ozarks awards first Honor First Responder Award

Miller County Sheriff’s Office Detective Kyle Walters honored

The Freedom Boat Club – Lake of the Ozarks congratulations its newest member and winner of the first Honor First Responder Award, Detective Kyle Walters of the Miller County Sheriff's Office.

TOTES for TA-TA’s benefit for Lake Regional Cancer Center’s Hope Program

The sixth annual TOTES for Ta-Ta’s benefit encourages guests to “go pink” during its upcoming benefit from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 at The Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach.

Osage Beach police department and Target team up for National Night Out 2015 in early October

The Osage Beach Police Department and Target are joining forces to present a local 2015 National Night Out event from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at Osage Beach City Park.

Local congregation plans to skip services for ‘Love The Lake’ Sunday

Historically only winter weather has had the power to cancel Sunday morning worship services at Riverview Baptist Church in Osage Beach. On Sunday, church will happen across the Lake community as members skip normal services, to serve the community.