Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Festivals and fun around the county

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Eleven Roses Ranch participated in Saturday morning's parade at Upper Lake Wild West Day. Photo courtesy of the United Veterans Council Military Funeral Honors Team.

 

LAKE COUNTY – There was a lot to do on Saturday, with celebrations ranging from Upper Lake to Lakeport.


In historic downtown Upper Lake, it was time for the annual Wild West Day, sponsored by the Upper Lake Community Council.


The daylong event was complete with parade,which featured such local organizations as the United Veterans Council Military Funeral Honors Team; old West costume contests as well as awards for the bet beard and bonnet; barbecue, music and more.


Across the county, the ninth annual Wood & Glory event was taking place at Library Park in Lakeport, sponsored by the Lakeport Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Wood & Glory brings to Clear Lake dozens of beautiful classic wooden boats for a day on the water.


Also taking place Saturday was the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics, with routes being run around the county. That event ended at the Lake County Fairgrounds, in time for the People Services Chicken-Que.


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Classic wooden boats drew admirers at the ninth annual Wood & Glory. Photo by Harold LaBonte.

 

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