Clear Lake is the place to be this weekend especially!!
THE Winter Dance Party will be held January 31-February 2 at the Surf Ballroom. Guests include Mathew & Gunnar Nelson in a tribute to their Dad, Ricky Nelson, and Gary U.S. Bonds on Thursday evening. A sock hop concert will take place on Friday evening with Marvelous Marvin Short & His Sock Hop Band. “The British Invasion” will happen on Saturday evening with Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon, Eric Burdon & the Animals, Denny Laine, formerly with Wings and The Moody Blues, and Terry Sylvester, formerly with The Hollies. Gary Busey, who starred in the feature film, The Buddy Holly Story will narrate a special 35th anniversary showing of the film at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Theater. There will be numerous other events to highlight the death of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper on February 2, 1959. This year’s Saturday concert will fall on the same day as Holly’s final appearance.
For ticket information purchase, call the Surf at 641-357-6151, or go their website at www.surfballroom.com.
Second Saturday at the Clear Lake Arts Center will be on Saturday, February 9, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Clear Lake Arts Center in Clear Lake. Local artists will demonstrate their art every second Saturday of the month at the Center.
Clear Lake is the place to be, this weekend in particular and year-round!!