It’s not too late to participate in March for Babies 2017, which takes place this Saturday, April 1. March for Babies is the nation’s oldest walking event, and is held across the country to benefit the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes’ mission to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature […]
OKEECHOBEE — The 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival has drawn to a close, but many musicians gave memorable performances that will keep fans buzzing. Among those bands was Lawrence, a New York-based soul-pop group led by brother-sister team Clyde and Gracie Lawrence. The rest of the band is comprised of Sam Askin on drums, Sumner Becker, […]
These photos were taken Saturday, March 11, at the Okeechobee Cattlemen’s arena of the 2017 Cowtown rodeo.
These photos were taken on March 11 at the annual Speckled Perch Festival and Parade in downtown Okeechobee.
The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is truly a global event. This year, ttendees will be traveling from every continent except Antarctica, 60 countries, every US State, and over 2,370 cities from around the globe.
Yardij to perform at Okeechobee Music Fest; South Florida Band wins spot in festival lineup thanks to Destination Okeechobee contest
From 3,600 narrowed down to 36 and culled to just six — all by popular vote. That’s the seemingly insurmountable obstacle South Florida band Yardij faced when they entered the Destination Okeechobee contest. Those final six musical acts would be added to the festival line-up and given the opportunity to perform for the crowds at […]
These photos were taken at the Top of the Lake Art Festival on Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, Feb. 12 in downtown Okeechobee.
OKEECHOBEE — Once upon a time, there was a plan to use thousands of acres of sugar cane fields south of Lake Okeechobee for a reservoir to store water to help restore the Everglades. A state funding source was proposed to expedite the construction. Then a political change in Tallahassee under a new Republican governor […]
These photos were taken in downtown Okeechobee on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the annual Christmas parade.
• Dec. 14 – The chamber will facilitate a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. for Brown Cow Sweetery, celebrating their five-year anniversary! Congratulations to Mark and Paulette on a “Sweet” five years. Come help us recognize this delicious business. • Dec. 15 – The chamber will host a ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. for Mira […]