Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival hosts The Big Quiet

OKEECHOBEE — Thousands of those at the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival took a break Sunday afternoon to meditate for one hour as part of The Big Quiet.

Okeechobee County Music & Arts Festival features PoWow!

OKEECHOBEE — The 2018 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival continued Saturday with a variety of musical performances. The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival Saturday evening performances included the PoWoW! Hip-hop legend, Snoop Dogg, performed with an array of special guests spanning the genres of hip-hop, funk and soul. Performers included Philadelphia hip-hop heroes and Tonight […]

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, March 3, 2018

The fun continued Saturday at the Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival, at Sunshine Grove in northeastern Okeechobee County.

Thousands enjoy Okeechobee Music Festival: Photos from Friday, March 2

The first full day of the 2018 Okeechobee Music Festival got off to a great start as festival goers enjoyed the sunshine, the music and the unique experience found only in Sunshine Grove in northeastern Okeechobee County. The festival continues through Sunday. (Photos by Michael Muros)

Parent-child ‘date nights’ create special memories

OKEECHOBEE – Looking forward to spending some one-on-one time with a special someone? Who is more special than your child? In the Psychology Today article “The value of spending one-on-one time with your children,” Dr. Kyle D. Pruett noted that one-on-one time keeps your relationship healthy and in tune. “Parenting more than one child at […]

Main Street hosts art fest

OKEECHOBEE — The Top of the Lake Art Fest sponsored by Okeechobee Main Street will be held in Flagler Park, off State Road 70 in downtown Okeechobee, this weekend. The festival will include artwork and photography by professionals and amateurs. Awards will be presented for the winners in a juried art show. There are categories […]

Volunteers sought for Okeechobee Music Festival

OKEECHOBEE — The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County has partnered with the Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival 2018 to provide local community members the opportunity to participate in this year’s festival. A Volunteer Fair hosted by the Chamber and Green Design will be held on Friday Feb. 2, at IRSC Dixon Hendry Campus (Okeechobee) […]

Brighton Casino adds table games

BRIGHTON — A bit of Las Vegas glamour came to Glades County on Tuesday for the introduction of Blackjack and Three-Card Poker table games at Seminole Casino Brighton. The festivities includes show girls in feathered headdresses and a trio of Rat Pack impersonators (posing as Frank Sinatra Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.). Local officials […]

Cattle drive and ranch rodeo honors pioneers

GLADES COUNTY — The sixth annual Smith Family Cattle Drive and Ranch Rodeo is scheduled take place at Fred Smith Arena at Brighton Seminole Reservation on Jan. 27-28. The cattle drive will begin on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 8 a.m. Lunch will be provided at noon for cattle drive participants. The first round of the […]

Jake and Elwood Blues Revue to visit Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE — Direct from Universal Studios in Orlando, the Jake and Elwood Blues Revue will be at the Okeechobee KOA Convention Center on Feb. 3, for a show to benefit Arnold’s Wildlife Center. The Jake and Elwood Blues Revue is the complete Blues Brothers tribute. These amazing impersonators have been performing for more than 15 […]