Funk ‘N’ Reggae Festival!

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Perigot Park and Clemence Baseball Field were the setting for the 2 day Funk ‘N’ Reggae Festival, featuring Michael Franti and Don Carlos, this past Saturday and Sunday (pictured above l-r: Georgia Willits, City of Blue Lake; Mandy Mager, City Manager-City of Blue Lake; Michael Franti; Marvin Samuels, Blue Lake Chamber President; Laurie Sexton, Blue Lake Chamber; Summer Daugherty, City of Blue Lake Council Member). Forever Found Humboldt, promoters of the event, gave the Blue Lake Chamber a free vendor … Read More

Pastels in the Park

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Artists gathered in Perigot Park on Saturday, July 27th to create sidewalk pastels for local businesses and organizations as part of “Get Out & Play Day” sponsored by Blue Lake Parks & Recreation. For $100 a business/organization could purchase a square and have their selected artist create artwork advertising their business/organization. The money raised went to Blue Lake Parks & Rec to fund their various programs. Over 15 squares were purchased!

Chamber Mixer at Mad River Brewery

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Mad River Brewing Company hosted the Blue Lake Chamber mixer on Thursday, June 20th. MRBC provided great food and of course, great beer. The Mad River Old Crows made pizzas with their portable wood-fired pizza oven. After food, drink & networking, there was an amazing raffle! Thanks to all the businesses that provided raffle prizes. Thanks to Mad River Brewery for hosting the mixer in their brewhouse (pictured above: Rick Hanger, Michele Kandaris and Nathan Sailor of Mad River Brewery). … Read More

Get Ready for Annie & Mary Day!

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This year, the 52nd annual Annie & Mary Day Celebration will be on Sunday, July 14th. The fun begins at 8:00am with the Mad River Grange breakfast. The parade begins at 11:00am, then music by the Folklife Society starts at noon. There will also be a BBQ and other food vendors, a bocce ball tournament, pony rides, fire truck rides, craft vendors and a car show! Interested in being in the parade? Download the application here. Interested in being a … Read More

Blue Lake Museum Spring Reception

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Blue Lake Museum

The Blue Lake Museum held it’s Spring re-opening reception on Sunday, April 14th. There are new exhibits to view on the Blue Lake Advocate, law enforcement and antique toys. The Blue Lake Museum Society was organized in 1980. In 1982, the Museum opened in the Old Arcata and Mad River Railroad Depot on Railroad Avenue. The Museum will be open May- September. Their hours are 1-4pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Consider supporting the Museum by becoming a member. Call 707-668-4188 … Read More

Coffee Club!

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Have you been to Coffee Club? Coffee Club was started in May 2018 by Sarah Finestone & Sean Stanford Graves. They provided local breakfast goodies and “Coffee Educator”, Sean, served up a variety of coffees and teas to try. Blue Lake farmer, Karina Gilkerson, began bringing her locally grown veggies and homemade breakfast treats. Karina and Rhonda Widenbeck of Beck’s Bakery have continued the Coffee Club tradition at the Mad River Grange on Fridays 7-10am. You can sign-up with Karina … Read More

Benbow Chamber Mixer

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The Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce was well represented at the annual Humboldt County Chamber mixer at the Benbow Inn on Friday, March 1st. Thanks to the Benbow Inn for the delicious array of food and drink provided. Thanks also to all the Blue Lake businesses that provided items for the door prize gift baskets: Jewell Distillery, Logger Bar, Mad River Brewing Co., Paradise Cay Publications, Blue Lake Museum, Blue Chair Press, Sayrina Ciders (Karen & Tom Miller) and the … Read More

Pie Contest Winners!

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Thank you to all who participated in the pie contest during the Mad River Hoedown Barn Dance, sponsored by the Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce. Here are the winners: 1st place, Audrey Baldosser-Berry Pie; 2nd place, Team Coffer (Raina & Anita Coffer)-Apple Pie Unicorn; 3rd place, Kyle Frazer-Key Lime Pie. The Barn Dance was a tremendous success, with over 300 people attending. The Blue Lake Chamber would also like to thank the Humboldt Folklife Society, the Blue Lake Saddle Club … Read More

2019 BLCC Board Officers Elected

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The Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce has elected it’s 2019 Board officers. From left to right: Nathan Sailor-Treasurer, Marvin Samuels-President, Mariel Morison-Secretary, Kash Boodjeh-Vice President. We also welcome Karen Miller and Michele Kandaris as our newest Board members. They will join current Board members, Barbara Jewell and Mandi Kindred.

Blue Lake Barn Dance!

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Come to Blue Lake’s 1st Annual Mad River Hoedown Barn Dance & Pie Contest on Saturday 1/26 7-10pm at Prasch Hall (312 Railroad Ave). This event is sponsored by Humboldt Folklife Society and the Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce. Check out the poster for more details. Get your application for the pie contest here.