Lake City Market by the Lake

Thanks for sharing thoughts on farmer’s market location

Aug 3, 2022
After having a conversation with (Lake City Planning and Community Development Director) Megan Smith at city hall about Lake City Market by the Lake I felt I should share the information I was told. So many of you have stopped me or called me with your thoughts after my letter was in the Graphic...

Dehydrated apples at the Market by the Lake

Jul 20, 2022
Thursday night Lake City Market by the Lake vendor Roberta Kurth of Elgin was handing out samples of a few varieties of dehydrated apples at the market on July 15. Kurth might be familiar to readers of the Graphic as the author of a comprehensive article on precinct caucuses that runs in the weeks...

Saturday farmers market returns to downtown Lake City

Jul 20, 2022
The Saturday morning Lake City Market by the Lake is back with fresh produce and other goods. People can shop the market from 9 a.m. to noon at the corner of Washington Street and Center Street in downtown Lake City every Saturday through mid-September, according to John Marshall. Market offerings...

Library brings Salsa del Soul to Market by the Lake on July 28

Jul 20, 2022
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to the Lake City Market By the Lake at Ohuta Park on Thursday, July 28, for a performance by Salsa del Soul Quartet. The band will be play 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.. People are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the show. Salsa del Soul’s...

Patton Park a better fit for farmers market

Jun 29, 2022
I know a lot of work has gone into redoing Ohuta Park. Kids love the splash pad. With all the cement and planting now it is not as comfortable for a farmers market. It is harder to park even for vendors and farther for many to walk to get there. I would be interested to see how many vendors and...

Weekly markets are ‘by the lake’ once more

Jun 22, 2022
Lake City Market by the Lake began a new season at the newly redeveloped Ohuta Beach park. It returns to the park after a year in Patton Park while Ohuta was under construction. “The opening market was a fantastic success for our community, visitors and the 21 market vendors and service...

Market by the Lake resumes June 16

Jun 8, 2022
Lake City Market by the Lake will open its 2022 season on Thursday, June 16, at Ohuta Beach. Markets will continue Thursdays through Sept. 15 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. featuring vendors, live music, and family activities. More information is available at or on the Lake...

Letter: Patton Park provides ideal setting for farmers market

Jul 14, 2021
For a couple of years I ran a service to find props, costumes and locations for advertising photo shoots in the Twin Cities. I state that up front, because Thursday night I saw a local farmers’ market in Patton Park that would have topped the list for a quintessential location for such a home town...

Fresh salsa at farmers market

Jun 23, 2021
A quartet of members of the Minneapolis Latin dance ensemble Salsa del Soul were the musical entertainment at the Thursday night Market by the Lake in Patton Park last week. The group appeared thanks to a grant obtained by the Lake City Public Library. The Thursday night markets take place...

Thursday night market begins 2021 season in new location

Jun 9, 2021
The Lake City Market by the Lake begins its 2021 season tonight (Thursday, June 10) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and vendors. With Ohuta Beach under construction, this year’s Thursday markets will take place in Patton Park. “We are going to be at Patton Park this year which...


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