37th Annual Seaplane Splash
September 17th, 2016
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
On the shores of Clear Lake, the Lake County Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Clear Lake Seaplane Splash on September 17, 2016. The seaplanes will come out of Clear Lake onto land at Natural High Grounds at 810 North Main Street in Lakeport. Open to the public, adults $3, children under 12 are free.
Spectators will have the opportunity to speak one on one with pilots and get up close and personal views of the planes. The Splash In Committee has arranged for a sound system by City of Light so everyone on the field can hear what’s going on including the pilot briefing, what planes are there and descriptions of aerial demonstrations over the lake demonstrations later in the day.
The day’s activities include
- a pancake breakfast at 8am ($7/person) put on by the Lakeport Kiwanis Club to benefit Boy Scout Troop 42
- a pilot’s briefing at 9 am to cover what demonstrations they will be doing over the water beginning around Noon
- a display of classic cars and trucks, Lakeport Fire District will be on site with one of their trucks and firemen to talk about their great work in our community.
Kelseyville Pear Festival
September 24th, 2016
The first Kelseyville Pear Festival, sponsored by the Kelseyville Business Association, was held Saturday, October 16, 1993, with a handful of street vendors, a barbeque, a scarecrow contest, and a single stage for music. The one day event brought 1,500 visitors.
Today, the Kelseyville Pear Festival is held on the last Saturday in September. There are musicians and dancers on three stages, over 100 craft and food vendors, and special exhibits filling the town. In recent years, it has been a pleasure to welcome nearly 10,000 visitors.