Patton Park

Park a clean, well-lighted place for the holidays

Nov 30, 2022
Scenes from the Patton Park holiday lighting event on Nov. 26.

Chamber holiday lighting, local shopping event is Saturday, Nov. 26

Nov 23, 2022
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce and City of Lake City are lighting up Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 26. This year the Chamber is again coinciding the event with Shop Small Saturday and they encourage residents and visitors “to spend the day at local retailers and restaurants before heading to the...

Jazz band plays Patton Park concert

Aug 17, 2022
The Lincoln High School jazz band played a concert in Patton Park Thursday, Aug. 11, as part of the Lake City 150th Celebration. People can find information about the yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Lake City on the Lake City 150th Celebration...

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...

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...

Chemical use threatens trees

May 11, 2022
Patton Park is Lake City’s central and historical park. Many residents and visitors wander through it, especially in summer. This spring, Patton Park is in sad condition. Chemicals that have been sprayed around each tree, bush, post, and bench (anything that doesn’t move) kill the grass and weeds...

St. John’s Living History Museum is Friday, April 22, in Patton Park

Apr 20, 2022
The students of St. John’s Lutheran School and Roots to Wings Learning Center are inviting the public “to watch history come alive by visiting our Living History Wax Museum,” the school said in a news release. The annual event will take place on Friday, April 22 in Patton Park. “This year’s...

Patton Park was lit Saturday

Dec 1, 2021
A whole lot of people came to Patton Park Saturday evening to see the holiday lights lit up. Before the big reveal, people listened to Christmas music, sang carols, sipped hot cocoa, dropped off food shelf donations, and told Santa what they wanted for Christmas. It was fairly warm for November,...

Park lighting kicks off holiday events season

Nov 24, 2021
It’s that time of year again. “All I want for Christmas is You” is climbing the charts. And the Lake City Chamber of Commerce is preparing for a park lighting ceremony in Patton Park on Saturday, Nov. 27. But before that, on Nov. 26 (AKA “Black Friday”) people can take a break from doorbusting and...

Disappointed in park vandals

Nov 3, 2021
What drives some to undo what others have accomplished? I just don’t understand. Vandals destroyed some of the installations in Patton Park. Unbelievable! What was a great addition and a wonderful festival of the season has been damaged and our fun event has been soiled. So many volunteers gave...


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