Kate Martin has reopened the famous Logger Bar after many months of closure due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. Kate had a local craftsman install wood fencing in front on the sidewalk for outdoor, smoke-free seating. Kate has added the additional touches of astroturf and a planter sporting flowers and a topiary elk/deer (you decide!). The Logger Bar is now currently open Thursday-Saturday 4pm-11pm. Stop by and enjoy a summer cocktail!
Sunday July 11th was one of the most successful Annie & Mary Days in the history of the annual event. The parade featured Grand Marshall, BLVFD Chief David Vainuku and several BLVFD members driving fire trucks with sirens blasting! Bandemonium, giant puppets, Annie & Mary, great cars, horseback riders and many other participants. The Bill Nessler Car Show featured 67 amazing vehicles for folks to peruse. Pony rides and a petting zoo was sponsored by the Blue Lake Saddle Club. … Read More
It has been a long year for everyone- but the 53rd annual Annie & Mary Day will be celebrated once again on Sunday, July 11th, 2021. The fun begins at 11am with the parade featuring dancers, music and quirky floats. From noon to 5pm the action continues at Perigot Park. Music features: Backseat Drivers, Dead On, Cadillac Ranch and Barn Fire. There will be barbecue and other food items, craft vendors, a car show, pony rides and a petting zoo. … Read More
The Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce has presented four new historic building plaques to the Logger Bar, Chumayo Spa, Dell’Arte and the Mad River Grange. Chamber board members, Alicia Rousseau; Karen Miller and Mariel Morison, took on the project to research the history of these great old buildings. Sandra Poston of Engravability created the plaques with funding from the Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber hopes to provide future plaques for other historic buildings as funds become available.
Congratulations to Lynn Jones, a greater Blue Lake community resident and Blue Lake Chamber member, who received the 2020 Small Business of the Year award from the Eureka Chamber of Commerce! Lynn’s business, “Just My Type Letter Press Paperie” is located in Eureka at 235 F Street. Visit her shop and check out her website: http://www.justmytypeletterpress.com
How are businesses doing in Blue Lake during the Covid-19 pandemic? Jo Patterson, owner of the Blue Lake Laundromat, sent us the following: “The laundromat has been open 7 days a week, 360 days a year since 1984, so Covid-19 did not cause us to close. We are considered an essential business. We clean each night with bleach and require masks.” You can find the Blue Lake Laundromat at 622 Blue Lake Blvd.
More on Blue Lake businesses and how they are thriving/surviving during these tough times. We hear from the Blue Lake Rancheria and Tomaso’s Specialty Foods: “With the surge of COVID-19 cases in the region, Blue Lake Rancheria has chosen to temporarily close the Blue Lake Casino, associated restaurants and the Sapphire Palace Event Center. Blue Lake Hotel (reduced capacity) and Play Station 777 remain open at this time as essential services for the community. The Tribe will continue to monitor … Read More
Linda Cooley, COO of Mad River Brewing Company, shared with us the latest happenings for MRBC: “MRB has new logo gear at the tap room that showcase our new Steelhead Extra Pale Ale artwork. We now have zip-up hoodies and long sleeve shirts. We will be ordering more for the winter. We now have a new package rolling into the market and tap room: Steelhead singles cans, 19.2 ounces and also in a 3 pack option. This will be available … Read More
Barbara & Michael Jewell have two businesses in Blue Lake. Along with their award winning Jewell Distillery products, they also have Lasso Security Cables. Here’s the update on how things are going: “As of March 15, 2020 we closed our Tasting Room to the public, which ended our retail revenue and was a major impact to our cash flow. Michael developed hand sanitizer (based on the WHO formula) and we created a good amount of curbside sales for both sanitizer … Read More