Efforts are being made to inform more residents about Constellation of Starke and the region’s mission to be designated a Stellar Community.Continue reading
The 2017 Bass Lake Festival is this weekend. It gets underway this Friday with the Miss Bass Lake, Junior Miss Bass Lake, and the Little Miss/Mister Bass Lake pageants. Saturday’s activities include a 5K run/walk, sailboat races, and a fireworks display over Bass Lake.
Friday’s festivities were a good way to start off the weekend but the fun at Bass Lake continues today and tomorrow. Continue reading
Kick the weekend off with the fishing derby being held on Friday and Saturday at 3612 South CR 210. The entry fee is $1 for participants under 18 and $2 for those 18 and older. Registration for the water pong tournament will be at 5 pm and the event will from from 6 until 11 pm across from the Fingerhut Bakery. Continue reading
The winners of last weekend’s Bass Lake Festival Pageant walked away cash prizes as well as other gifts. Friends and family gathered at the Bass Lake Property Owners Association building over the weekend to witness this year’s Bass Lake Festival Pageant.
The title of Little Miss Bass Lake went to 4-year-old Leah Novotney. Her mini escort was 4-year-old Isaiah Allsop who was granted the title of Little Mister Bass Lake. Both lucky little winners received $50 each. Stephanie Thompson was the pageant coordinator for the 3 to 6 category.
Don’t miss your chance to compete in one of this year’s Bass Lake Festival pageants! The registration deadline is Thursday, July 10th. Continue reading
This year’s Bass Lake Festival offers a mix of familiar attractions and new activities to showcase the theme “Livin’ the Good Life.” The 5K Run/Walk gets things started this morning at 7:30, departing from the Lions Building on the east side of the lake. The always popular car show returns this year as well at Terry White’s house on State Road 10 near the beach. It’s scheduled today from 8 until 3, but in the event of rain will move to tomorrow.
“Livin’ The Good Life” is the theme of this year’s Bass Lake Festival, and there will be plenty of opportunities to do just that at the lake throughout the weekend. Festivities kick off at 8 this morning with the fishing derby, which continues through 6 tomorrow evening. Stop by the Bass Lake Property Owners Association Building from 7 until 9 this evening for amateur open mic night. The Carlos Ramos Band will also provide live music starting at 8 p.m. across from Fingerhut Bakery. Click HERE for a complete schedule of Bass Lake Festival activities.
The 2013 Bass Lake Festival kicks off this weekend with a number of events planned to entertain attendees through Sunday. Beginning Friday, the festival starts with a fishing derby at 3612 S. County Road 210 from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. Saturday. An amateur open mic night follows at the Bass Lake Property Owner’s Association building from 7 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m., and live entertainment will be provided by the Carlos Ramos Band and Nicole Garza across the street from Fingerhut Bakery from 8 p.m. until the close of the day Friday.
The Bass Lake Festival Pageant will kick off today, with the Little Miss/Mister contest starting at 4 p.m. followed by the Miss Bass Lake contest at 6 p.m. The pageants will take place at the Bass Lake Property Owner’s Association building, and Dana White, pageant coordinator, said she’s excited to start her third year coordinating the pageant, which has been a staple of the Bass Lake community since 1926.
This year, however, will be a little smaller than years past. White said five teenagers will vie for the title of Miss Bass Lake, while three girls and two boys will compete for the Little Miss and Little Mister titles. Last year, White said seven teenagers competed, with 11 girls and six boys as well.
The Bass Lake Festival Association met in January when the new officers were appointed and determined that the festival will continue in 2013.
A Knox High School Senior was named Miss Bass Lake for 2012 at a Pageant held Saturday night at the Bass Lake Community Center.
Nicole Knutel was selected from seven candidates vying for the title. Paige Baldacci of Tinley Park, Illinois, a student at Culver Girls Academy was named 1st Runner-Up and Emily Novello of Valparaiso was named 2nd Runner-up.
With the Bass Lake Festival coming up this weekend, the DNR would like to remind you that a new law went into effect July 1st that prohibits “Wake Surfing” or “Teak Surfing” behind certain motorboats.
Teak Surfing is now illegal behind all motorboats powered by an inboard engine, an inboard-outboard engine, or an outboard engine while the boat’s engine is running. This includes just hanging onto the swim platform with the motor is running.