June 4, 2016: 9th Annual Tour de Pepin
Join us for the most unique and scenic cycling tour in the Midwest. 32, 50, 72, and 100 mile routes offer world class views of the Mississippi River Bluffs and Lake Pepin. 32 and 50 mile routes include return ride on the Pearl of the Lake Paddle Boat to ride start in Lake City. Registration is open NOW! Click here to experience this amazing tour!
46th Annual Water Ski Days Festival Entertainment
May 1, 2016 Rocker band “Hairball” is the big name band at the 46th annual Water Ski Days festival. They will perform Sunday night, June 26th, at 8 pm in the Beer Garden at Ohuta Park. “Outland” opens for them at 6 pm. Friday night’s entertainment is the KWING/KLCH Karaoke Contest finals at 6 pm with “Hooligans” at 8 pm. Saturday’s band, “Maiden Dixie” starts at 8:00 pm. Other events during the weekend festival, starting June 24th, include traditions such as the Grand Parade, arts & crafts fair, carnival, and car show. WATER SKI DAYS FACEBOOK PAGE >
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Our Spotlight Member is J & J LIQUOR, Tammy Roschen, Manager
How many years has J & J been in business? Five. J & J is owned by the Gerkens, who also own Port 104, with whom we share the building.
What do you sell the most and when is your peak season? Beer! Craft beer is very popular now. Customers have their favorites, but they also enjoying trying new things, so we carry a large selection. Summer is our busiest time thanks to tourists and especially boaters.
Why are you a Chamber member? The Chamber does a great job of supporting local businesses and producing events that bring thousands of people to town.
What’s an interesting fact about your business that most people don’t know? We carry over 500 different kinds of wine and liquor and we inventory every week!
Do you have any advice for new business owners? Advertising is so important. Businesses that don’t advertise are not going to thrive. Customers want to know what’s on sale, what’s new, and without advertising you’re invisible.
When you’re not working, where in Lake City do you like to spend your time? I enjoy relaxing at home and being in Lake City’s quilt shops!