This Weekend at Grand Lake - June 7, 2024

A FULL Weekend Starts NOW!

Good Morning!

Well then, here we go… it is an action-packed weekend around the lake - especially in Grove, so we are going to jump right in.

And the next couple of days are definitely going to feel like summer as well, with temps into the 90s.

So, get out there, have fun, find some shade, stay hydrated, and keep your head on a swivel.

It’s going to be a fine Grand Lake summertime weekend, and here is what you need to know:

Trouble On The Water?

  • Emergencies - Dial 911

  • Tow Boat US Grand Lake - (918) 782-8600

  • GRDA Non-Emergency - (918) 256-0911

  • GRDA Lake Rules, updated 9/22

Today’s Sponsor:

Transform your outdoor space with All Seasons Patio in Langley! This new store, located right behind Sonic, offers stylish outdoor furniture, unique metal art, large glazed planters, Talavera pots, handcrafted statuaries, chimineas, and more. Visit All Seasons Patio Grand Lake to create your dream patio or dock oasis today. Find them on Facebook HERE for hours and to see a selection of all they offer.

Lake Level - As of 7 am, the lake level was 745.2’ with no gates open and ongoing generation. Lake temps are in the mid 70s. Awesome!

American Heritage Music Fest - Har-Ber Village Museum in Grove is the place for the 27th Annual American Heritage Music Festival, hosted by Jana Jae, today and tomorrow. This event will feature a world-class fiddle contest and several Bluegrass Bands on your choice of three stages! Music is ongoing all day Friday and Saturday, plus there will be heritage skills demonstrations of everything pioneer era! Tickets are only sold at the door. Special price of $7.50 per person. The full schedule can be found at

Toes in the Grand - Let’s see… boat races, food trucks, vendors, live music, a sprint triathlon, a car, truck and bike show, a semi-truck show and shine, a beer garden, a kids zone. What did I leave out? It’s all happening at Wolf Creek Park in Grove over the next few days. HERE is a link to the press release they put out with all the details.

Thunder on Wolf Creek - Did I mention boat races? HERE are the details on the ‘Greatest Show on Water’, happening the next 3 days in Wolf Creek.

Barkaritaville - The annual Barkaritaville fundraiser benefitting Second Chance Pet Rescue of Grand Lake is tonight at Honey Creek BBQ in Grove. The Cheeseburger in Paradise dinner also features a great auction and live music from Brett n Terri. This usually sells out, but it looks like there are still selling tickets HERE.

Ann - Tonight (Friday) is the premier of Ann, a one-woman show, at Grove Playmakers Theatre. It’s the rousing story of Ann Richards, and you don’t want to miss it. There are several other performances over the few weeks. Details and how to get tickets HERE.

Boats, Bikes & BBQ - Join MarineMax Grand Lake & Hideout Harley-Davidson on Saturday from 4 PM to 8 PM for the ultimate summer kick-off party at MarineMax on Monkey Island! Explore top-of-the-line boats and bikes, indulge in a killer BBQ spread from The Market at 216 Ranch, and enjoy cheese curds from The Quarterdeck Cafe’ at Tera Miranda, with a cash bar offered by Blind Swine. Win big with hourly raffle prizes—purchase tickets or bring a donation toy for 5 FREE raffle tickets. Enjoy live music all day, challenge friends to Corn Hole and other fun games, and continue the festivities at Monkey Island RV Resort for an epic after-party with live music, a bonfire, and more!


  • First Friday Wine Share happens tonight in Grove at 6 pm at The Monkey Buzz.

  • The Island Bar & Grill at The Landings Marina on Monkey Island is now open 7-days-a-week!

  • The all-new Ketchum Eats Food Park on Hwy 85 in Ketchum is open Friday through Sunday, featuring Bradford’s BBQ.

  • Craft Show and Bake Sale happens at Otterbein Country Church near Langley from 8 to 4 on Saturday.

  • The Grand Lake Family YMCA Sprint Triathlon happens Saturday morning at 8 at Wolf Creek Park.

  • Lawn-a-thon Family Fun games happen at The Anchor on Friday and Saturday afternoons, all summer long.

  • Lakeside Morning Yoga happens Saturday at 8 am on the lawn at Shangri-La Resort behind Doc’s.

  • Grove Farmer’s Market is at 8 am on Saturday in Downtown Grove.

  • The Saturday Market in Langley happens at 9 am, just north of Reasors.

  • Zumba Fitness Classes happen on Saturday mornings at 10:30 at Big Shots. $10 drop-in fee. After class - Happy Hour specials!

  • Singo! happens at The Anchor Saturday afternoon at 3.

  • Yoga in the Garden at Lendonwood Gardens happens Sunday morning at 10 at the Japanese Pavillion.

  • As always, visit the Events page for info on things coming up around the lake - including Fireworks!

Do you enjoy these newsletters? If so, maybe you want to buy me a coffee or 5 for my time in putting these together. It’s certainly not required, or even expected, but it’s always appreciated.

Fun & Entertainment

Note - If there is music happening around the lake and it’s not included here, it’s because folks haven’t let me know, and/or, even as of Thursday morning, there isn’t anything on Facebook. Just sayin’.

Friday, June 7

  • Live Music at Toes in the Grand starting at 5 pm

  • Randall George at Blind Swine Duck Creek - 6 ish

  • Scott Musick at Doc’s - 6 ish

  • Smith Brothers at Mooney’s - 8:30 ish

  • Rockwell at Sharky’s - 8 ish

  • The Swade Diablos at Cherokee Casino Grove - 8 pm

  • Todd East & The BackBeatz at Grand Lake Casino - 8 pm

  • Prom Night with Jeff Tatum and the Palamino Moon Band at R Bar Dance Hall and Saloon - 9 ish

  • DJ at Blind Swine Monkey Island - 9 ish

  • DJ & Karaoke at Big Shots - 9 ish

Saturday, June 8

  • DJ Kennedy Rockstar Karaoke at The Quarterdeck - 5 pm

  • Live Music at Toes in the Grand starting at 5 pm

  • Zene Smith at Blind Swine Duck Creek - 6 ish

  • Barrett Lewis Band at Mooney’s - 9 ish

  • RockFiscH at Drunken Rooster - 8 pm

  • Kevin Price & The Closers at Eddy’s - 8 ish

  • Empire at Sharky’s - 8 ish

  • Contraband at Monkey Island RV Resort - 8 ish

  • Brandon Butler Band at Cherokee Casino Grove - 8 pm

  • DC & The Night Marshalls at Blind Swine Monkey Island - 9 ish

  • The Southern Accents Band at Big Shots - 9 ish

Sunday, June 9

  • Jake Marlin & JL Hubbard at Sharky’s - 4 pm ish

  • Jacob Dement at Mooney’s - 4:30 ish

Several updated and current listings can be found on the Homes For Sale page of the website. Click the image below to check them out now!

Special Thanks To:

Sunset Views Vacation Cottage is lakefront, with a boat dock and slip, and is pet friendly. Oh, and the views! Find it on AirBnB and VRBO.

Safe Home Watch and Concierge ( ← FB link) is a new business in the area offering home watch services while you are away. Check them out!

All Seasons Patio ( ← FB Link) is now open in Langley (behind Sonic) with a great selection of patio furniture and lake ‘stuff’.

Picture in Scripture returns for it’s final season with Ruth: The Story of Redemption, beginning on June 14th.

Goldner Dock Construction is your go-to Grand Lake company for new dock construction, dock accessories, boat lifts, dock service, and maintenance.

Rocks and Docks Adventure Rentals in Disney has you covered with the best in UTV, boat, and jet ski rentals for your Grand Lake adventures.

Grand Lake Cruises offers the perfect way for you and your group to see the lake: enjoy the 24’ luxury pontoon experience and leave the driving to them!

Muscari Law, with offices in Grove and Tulsa, offers personalized and straight-forward legal guidance for your estate planning.

The Dock Dude ( ← FB Link) is the one to contact for all of your dock needs on Grand Lake.

The Golf Cart Guyz on Monkey Island do it all - sales, service, and even rentals for your Grand Lake adventure. And, an updated website. Click that link!

Keagan’s Coffee ( ← FB Link) features locally roasted beans and scratch-made deliciousness. Try them out today!

Candlewyck Cove is Grove’s #1 rated resort on Trip Advisor with a variety of accommodations for groups of all sizes at their beautiful lakefront location.

H20 Sport Rental has 4 locations, from Grove to South Grand, to handle any of your boat and watercraft rental needs. Reserve yours today!

JT Services offers complete septic services, portable restrooms, storm shelters, and, now, complete plumbing services, to property owners all over Grand Lake.

LakeTime Enterprises has a Business Center, Event Center, and Storage Center - all centrally located just North of Sailboat Bridge.

PRIME Meats, Eats and Sweets is open for the season in Ketchum. Great meats, homemade treats, and even an awesome deli with delicious sandwiches.

Duck Creek Boat Club and Rentals is offering BIG discounts to full-time Grand Lake residents when you sign up in April. Call (918) 500-6491 for details.

Longs Resort on Grand is the perfect getaway spot IN Grove, located on the lake but just minutes from all Grove has to offer.

Shoreline Solutions is the call to make for all of your hardscape, outdoor living, and retaining wall needs in the Grand Lake area.

Grand Life Rentals has beautiful Grand Lake vacation rentals from Langley to Monkey Island. Find your perfect getaway today!

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