Okeechobee Music Festival announces full line up for 2020

OKEECHOBEE — Insomniac Events has announced the final lineup additions for Florida’s Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival (OMF), as well as details about its famed PoWoW! which delivers once-in-a-lifetime musical moments at each festival.  Alexander 23, Ambar Lucid, Baynk, Grandson, GRiZ, Jaialai, James Vickery, Overjoy, Richie Hell, and UMI will join headliners Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend, Bassnectar, RÜFÜS DU SOL, and over 100 artists from […]

Get outdoors and explore Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County has plenty to do and see for those who love the great outdoors. To the fisherman, Okeechobee County, the home of the “Big O,” is one of the top lakes in the country for catching bass and speckled perch. Professional bass anglers fish Lake Okeechobee for thousands of dollars in tournament […]

Outdoor Expo this weekend

OKEECHOBEE — There’s something for everyone at the Okeechobee Outdoor Expo this weekend at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center, open Saturday, Jan. 11, and Sunday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entrance to the Agri-Civic Center is off State Road 710. The expo will include product demonstrations, seminars and classes. Scott Benge, who will […]

Top of the Lake Christmas Parade is Dec. 14

OKEECHOBEE — The Top of the Lake Christmas Parade, a lighted holiday parade in downtown Okeechobee, is a holiday tradition that delights young and old. The parade is traditionally held on the second Saturday in December. This year, it lands on Dec. 14. The parade route starts near the Aldi store on U.S. 441 (aka […]

The Nutcracker comes to the Dolly Hand

BELLE GLADE — Celebrate the holiday season with The Nutcracker! Dance Alive National Ballet brings this quintessential classic to life with an international roster of award-winning dancers, joined by cast members from our community, on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. This special performance of The Nutcracker will feature ten dancers from Pahokee and Clewiston! […]

Okeechobee Community Theatre comedy is a hit with opening night audience

OKEECHOBEE — “I don’t know the last time I laughed that much!” exclaimed a member of the audience for the opening night performance of “See How They Run,” by the Okeechobee Community Theatre. The high-energy ensemble comedy is set shortly after the end of World War II in the vicarage of the fictitious village of […]

Annual Indian Arts Celebration attracts large crowds

BIG CYPRESS — Participants, spectators, tribal members and visitors experienced a dizzying array of art, crafts, cultural education, entertainment, food, music and other delights at the 22nd Annual American Indian Arts Celebration last weekend. Hundreds turned out for the two-day extravaganza hosted at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation south […]

OCT presents ‘See How They Run’

OKEECHOBEE — What happens when you combine a host of British clergy with a feisty American actress, an actor-turned-Air Force corporal, a dim-witted maid, a prim-and proper-busybody, and an escaped Russian spy? Okeechobee Community Theatre’s next production, “See How They Run” by Philip King is a hilarious, fast-paced farce that will have everyone laughing from […]

Barnstorming 1920s biplane to perform at Stuart Air Show

STUART — The Stuart Air Show will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Nov. 1 when it kicks off at 6 p.m. at Witham Field in Stuart. The air show is a three-day event featuring thrilling performances by nationally known performers such as The Air Combat Command USAF F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, AeroShell Aerobatic Team and […]

Free haunted house is back to give you nightmares

OKEECHOBEE — Center Mass Gun Range owners Bob Kreitz and Margaret Kreitz have decided to take their love of Halloween and put together a haunted house for the Okeechobee community for the last week of October, completely free of charge. The range held their first haunted house last year, and they say that the event […]