Saturday’s event includes entertainment, refreshments and visits with Santa
The 2013 Christmas on the Square is held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Camden County Courthouse lawn in Camdenton, boasting a petting zoo, live entertainment, arts and crafts and many other activities.
Volunteers are backbone of thrift store, food pantry
Shoppers flocked to stores around the Lake Area last weekend for Black Friday deals, but one store offers great deals for a good cause all year long – the thrift store at Hope House of Miller County.
With the demolition of the last of the original bridges over the Lake (Hurricane Deck Bridge) beginning this week, I am reminded of all the bridges my brothers and sisters attempted to build across the creeks on my family’s farm during my childhood.
The Berry Best Book Club will hold its next monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Yankee Peddler Tea Room, which is located in The Landing on Main Street in Osage Beach.
The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre is giving its annual Christmas gift to the community with the children’s theatre production of “The Hobbit” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. at the Sunrise Beach Community Center in Sunrise Beach.
The Annual Troop Appreciation event returns to the Lake Area this year from 1:45-9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Ray Speckman, co-owner of Emme’s Attic in Versailles, enjoys Lake Area history. The first Wednesday of every month, he will deliver some fun facts, unique stories and interesting information about historic places, occurrences and anecdotes relating to the Lake of the Ozarks and mid-Missouri. Enjoy this entertaining and educational addition and guest column in The Lake Today.
The Lodge of Four Seasons brings the allure of horse drawn carriage rides to The Lake of the Ozarks – an experience normally found in a large metro area.
The Lake Area Community Orchestra will continue its a 2013 Winter Concert Series Sunday in Laurie.
The Iowa Reunion Club will host its annual holiday event, "IRC Christmas on the Lake,” from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8.
Every year, the Ozark Coast Kiwanis Club, Christmas for Kids committee and Lake Area businesses host the Lake Area Christmas for Kids benefit and program, which gives gifts to hundreds of children in need throughout the Lake Area.
Want to make your business better? Learn how by reading a special article courtesy of the SCORE Lake of the Ozarks the first and third Wednesday each month in The Lake Today.
Out and about or at home, local experts shed light on organizing a memorable holiday celebration
Whether you are looking to organize an event this holiday season or next or you need a few clever tips to spice up your holiday party at home, take note of this sound advice from Lake Area holiday party planning experts.
The Lake Today asks its readers to share some of their favorite holiday-inspired recipes to be printed both in its six-week “Holiday Survival Guide” section and online at its website. Whether it’s your family’s traditional Thanksgiving green bean casserole or a delectable, homemade Christmas dessert, The Lake Today would like to share your creation with fellow readers.
In The Lake Today’s six-week “Holiday Survival Guide,” its staff will pose a weekly trivia question relating to the holiday season. It could be a historical fact, a locally-based tidbit on an event or holiday tradition, or it could be an entertaining question about the season’s trends, movies or music.