~ Happy Thanksgiving ~

~ Happy Thanksgiving ~

It’s almost Thanksgiving! By now your turkey is probably thawing safely in the fridge, and maybe you’ve even completed some prep work for the big meal. If you ordered your Thanksgiving dessert, The Blue Owl staff is busily readying your order for shipment and it will...
~ Apple Butter Festival ~

~ Apple Butter Festival ~

The smell of spicy apple deliciousness will soon fill the crisp, cool Kimmswick air. This coming weekend, October 28-29, we will have our largest celebration of the year. Over 100,000 visitors will join us to enjoy the charming, historic town of Kimmswick, with the...
~ Welcome Summer! ~

~ Welcome Summer! ~

Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape…”  To Kill a Mockingbird Summer is officially here, friends! Today...
~ Working Women’s Survival Show ~

~ Working Women’s Survival Show ~

The Ultimate Girls’ Day Out is almost here! This weekend, the Working Women’s Survival Show comes to the St. Charles Convention Center, and ladies all over the area are very excited. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the WWSS. Nearly 400 exhibitors will gather,...
~ Welcoming Summer! ~

~ Welcoming Summer! ~

Though summer has not officially arrived, we have had a few days that remind us that it is soon on the way. Area children are beginning summer break soon, graduates are celebrating, and we’re busily preparing for the Annual Kimmswick Strawberry Festival. Summer’s...
~ Goodbye 2015! ~

~ Goodbye 2015! ~

What a year 2015 has been! We’ve had many wonderful moments, and a few bittersweet ones as well. As I write this, I marvel at how many wonderful folks have come together across the area to join in the sandbagging efforts to protect Kimmswick and other area towns from...