Other Things to Do! Lake County is TEEMING with all sorts of FUN STUFF GOING ON!
OKTOBERFEST: After a long day of cycling and a wonderful BBQ on the shores of Clear Lake, stroll the couple blocks up Main Street and take part in the Oktoberfest festivities. Lake County Chamber of Commerce presents the third annual Oktoberfest on Main Street in Lakeport beginning at 11AM on Saturday, October 6th going long into the night. Featuring local brewers, terrific German music all day and some of the best vendors around. This will be a day of fun and excitement. Held the same day as the world-famous Konocti Challenge, the Lake County Oktoberfest promises fun contests, local color, great food and yes - BEER!. Test your mettle at stein holding, pretzel eating and more. Admission is free. Go tohttps://www.lakecochamber.com/chamber/events/oktoberfest/ for more information!
SPONSORING SURVIVORSHIP WALK/RUN: Held on the same day as the Konocti Challenge, this is a great event for your non-cycling guest to participate in. Beginning and ending at the Bank of America parking lot 6 blocks south of the Konocti Challenge, this is an extremely moving and fun event for all ages to participate in. All of the proceeds from this event go to support Lake County Women and Men in their battle against breast cancer. To register CLICK HERE.
QUILT SHOW: For all of you that appreciate the time and effort that goes into making these most beautiful quilts, this is an event that you don't want to miss! The quilt show is held on both Saturday and Sunday of Konocti Challenge weekend and the showing of quilts is truly amazing. Click here for more information. www.llqg.org/quilt-show.html
ELY STAGE STOP FIDDLERS JAM: Sunday, October 7th from 11AM to 2PM head on over to the historic Ely Stage Stop and celebrate our American music heritage for some jamming fiddle music and the stage stop grand RE-opening, BBQ, homemade pumpkin pie, face painting, petting zoo, art and ag exhibits and gift boutique. You don't want to miss this good ole down home experience! Click here for more information. http://elystagestop.com/ And be sure not to miss their grand RE-Opening on Sunday, October 7th! CLICK HERE for more information on the grand RE-Opening!
LAKE COUNTY QUILT TRAIL: Are you looking for a fun road trip around the lake looking for hidden gems? This is a good way to do it! Check out the Lake County Quilt Trail, download a map and then go on the hunt for the beautiful quilt blocks sprinkled around the lake! http://www.lakecountyquilttrail.com/
EYES OF THE WILD BOAT TOUR: Do you want to get out on the water in a comfortable patio boat for a tour of this incredible body of water? Here is the place to do do it. Advance reservations required and tours are available Saturday or Sunday!! To make reservations or more information, click here - EyesOfTheWildTours
BRASSFIELD WINERY EXPERIENCE: Now here's a wonderful way to spend a Sunday. How about a day enjoying our beautiful Lake County Wineries with a yummy, made to order picnic basket. Or maybe you're looking for a tour? Check out the Brassfield Winery Experiences here - https://www.brassfieldestate.com/Visit/Winery-Experiences
MIDDLETOWN ART CENTER - THE 3RD FIRE ANNIVERSARY ART EXHIBIT: While the Middletown area community was greatly harmed by the Valley Fire in 2015, subsequent fires in 2016, 2017 and now, 2018, have impacted all of Lake County residents. We are each experiencing different phases of trauma and the recovery process. The exhibit A New Story includes work expressive of the fire experience from emergency and evacuation through resilience, healing and moving on.
WINERIES AND MORE WINERIES!: Lake County is well on its way to becoming one of the premier wine regions in the world. Do you want to take some time to go explore? Here's the information on where these gems can all be found! http://www.lakecountywineries.org/wineries
LAKE COUNTY EVENTS CALENDAR: Check out the following link which takes you to the Lake County events calendar. There is SO much to do that weekend - so be sure to check out everything going on! This is definitely a place to "make a weekend out of it!" event calendar