The Lake Today Features


Make plans to attend 6th Annual Forget Me Not Ball 2014 May 17

The Forget Me Not Ball committee is proud to announce the appearance of special guest dancers from the hit TV show “Dancing With The Stars” to visit the Lake of the Ozarks.

Friends of Laurie Day encourages community to fix and clean up Laurie Fairgrounds

Join the first ever Friends of Laurie Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

7th Annual Summer Night GLOW 5K to benefit CLC

Children’s Learning Center staff is gearing up for its 2014 “Summer Night Glow 5K Run/Walk” fundraiser Friday, June 13 in Camdenton.

Hospital’s 7th Annual Fun Run/Walk set for May 3

Register now for Lake Regional Health System’s Seventh Annual Fun Run/Walk, scheduled Saturday, May 3, at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. Proceeds from the event will benefit Lake Regional’s Cardiac Rehab department.

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Bash Trash with MDC and MoDOT’s Annual Trash Bash

Missourians from every corner of the state are asked to do spring cleaning outdoors and help fight litter through the state’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash throughout the month of April.

Laurie 27-Acre Garage Sale taking vendor applications

The Laurie Hillbilly Fairgrounds 27-Acre Garage Sale is now accepting vendor applications for the May 3 event.

Remembering mushroom hunting

Throughout my growing up years hunting for those delicious sponge-like morel mushrooms was a springtime tradition. During a typical spring, the weather would warm enough for the mushrooms to begin popping through the ground sometime between the third week of April and Mother’s Day.

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Kelly's Clown Classic Golf Tournament to help grant dreams this weekend

The 30th Kelly’s Clown Classic, set for this weekend, will raise money for the Dream Factory's Lake of the Ozarks Chapter.

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The Lodge of Old Kinderhook construction moves forward with early 2015 opening scheduled

Thirty to 40 jobs created from multi-million dollar development in Camdenton

With a grand opening date in early 2015, The Lodge at Old Kinderhook construction has progressed significantly since breaking ground in late last year.

Royal Arts Council presents ‘Wail Until Dark’ in next two weekends Versailles

The community is encouraged to see a suspense thriller play, “Wait Unilt Dark,” Friday and Saturday, and April 25-26 at the Royal Theatre in Versailles.

Iowa Reunion Club to hold 19th Annual Iowa Reunion Dinner April 26

The Iowa Reunion Club will host their 19th Annual Iowa Reunion Dinner Saturday, April 26 for all current 2014 Iowa Reunion Club (IRC) members at the City Grill Blue Room in Osage Beach.

Rotary Round Up helps raise funds for Westlake Aquatic Center, local charities

The Rotary Round Up held Saturday, May 10 will help raise proceeds for all Laurie-Sunrise Beach Rotary Club programs, including the Westlake Aquatic Center.

Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals to celebrate 26 years May 2-4

The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is once again gearing up for the 26th Annual Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals, which is presented by Iguana Watersports, Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4 on historical Bagnell Dam Boulevard in Lake Ozark.

Esteemed CFM Conservation Awards presented for 2013

Camdenton man wins one of the citizen conservationists

A group of Missouri citizen conservationists were awarded for their volunteer and professional efforts to improve and protect our natural resources at the recently held CFM Conservation Awards ceremony. Chosen from a select group of nominees, the award winners for 2013 represent the best of the best, according to a news release.

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Hunting for Easter egg events

Eldon Easter Egg-stravaganza kicks off slew of upcoming holiday activities

For those wanting to visit with the Easter Bunny and seek out eggs filled with candy and prizes, the Lake Area offers a variety of community hunts and special events during the upcoming holiday weekend.