Konocti Challenge Set to Cycle Through Lake County
California bicycle fans are gearing up for the wine country cycling event that’s been voted the best in the Golden State. We’re talking about the 26th annual Konocti Challenge on Oct. 1.
Good Things Come in Pears at Kelseyville Pear Festival
This one-day jubilee of all things pear-related features a parade, concerts, contests, activities and, naturally, delicious pear dishes and culinary creations your taste buds will savor.
Lakeport Speedway Heats Up Lake County Racing Scene
Pulling double-duty with both a paved and a dirt track, Lakeport Speedway hosts just about every kind of motor racing you’ve heard of—plus a few crazy race events you may have never imagined.
Lake County Fair Rides High Once Again
For a four-day span of Labor Day weekend, from Sept. 1 to 4, the Lake County Fair brings the Lake County region together for a classic, all-American celebration with carnival rides, live music, races of every stripe and of course your favorite fair food like corn dogs, elephant ears and deep-fried foods of every imaginable variety.
Stargazing in Lake County Is Out of This World
Stargazing in Lake County is a particularly heavenly experience—thanks to its unique combination of clean air, lack of fog otherwise encountered in most of wine country, high altitude and, of course, the lack of light pollution in this beautifully pastoral area.
Awards Pour in for Lake County Winemakers
The world’s largest competition of US wines brought a haul of awards to Lake County winemakers in 2016.
Clear Lake: A Boating Paradise for 10,000 Years
The shores of Lake County’s gorgeous and gigantic Clear Lake will play host to the annual Clear Lake Seaplane Splash In which will kick off on Sept. 16, but Clear Lake has been attracting boaters, fishermen and lovers of the great outdoors for more than 10,000 years.
Lakeside Hot Car and Boat Show Revs Up in Lake County
Calm, beautiful California wine country will get taken over by muscle cars, fast boats and rip-roaring engines for a hot upcoming weekend, August 12-14, 2016.
Saddle Up for Summer Horseback Riding in Lake County
Anyone chomping at the bit for some quality horseback riding should look to northern California wine country.
The John Muir Letters
John Muir, the author and activist who founded the Sierra Club had a pen pal in Lakeport, California.