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Author Archives: Katrina Kane

Pyros and Rockabillies and Eagles Oh My!

Holy cow! It’s time already for the annual Winter Blast and Pyrotechnic Show up in Lake Havasu City again. This awesome spectacle is a must-see at least once in your lifetime event. Camping is already fully booked but you can drive up for the day and parking is only $5. Pets and car alarms are … Continue reading »

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Still Going…

The annual RV show may be over and some of you have headed back home but Quartzsite still has plenty to offer to its winter residents. The Gold & Treasure Show is happening this week in Quartzsite. Up in Lake Havasu City, they will be celebrating their Winterfest again. If you are into remote controlled … Continue reading »

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Geocaching, Food, and Fun

This week kicks off the Escapee Geocachers rally. All geocachers are welcome to join them for fun using millions of dollars of government hardware to find little containers in the desert to sign the logs and score. LOL It may seem silly to some but geocaching has led me to countless wonderful sites I would … Continue reading »

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Food Donations Needed

Not everyone who lives or camps in Quartzsite is well off. The Quartzsite Food Bank helps many people keep food on the table and they could use your donations of food or money to continue helping them. I remember a time as a young under-employed family when we lived on hot dogs and mac n’ … Continue reading »

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Rodeo and Fundraiser Time

Lots going on this week. The Big Tent is open and that along with all the other swap meet venues can keep you pretty busy. If you get hungry, we have spaghetti feed and pancake breakfast fundraisers that would appreciate your donations. There is also a potluck for Canadians at the QIA, eh. Aside from … Continue reading »

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Government Shutdown Affecting Quartzsite

The BLM Yuma Field Office has been notified about the government shutdown and has now closed the water and septic dump station in La Posa South. Campers will be allowed to stay on the LTVAs, but no further permits will be issued at this time. Registration shacks are closed and volunteers are not officially on … Continue reading »

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Countdown to Big Tent

The busiest week of the season is here at last! The Big Tent is all setup and vendors are moving in. Customers will have to wait until Saturday to get in as the excitement builds and the strays roll in to camp in the surrounding desert. Remember to leave plenty of space between neighbors, run … Continue reading »

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Love Bugs and Minstrels

Just a couple new events this week. In Lake Havasu City, VW buses will be gathering for their annual celebration of a hippie’s or road tripper’s best friend. Get out there and show them some love! In Quartzsite, The New Christie Minstrels are coming back again to entertain the winter folk. They are a wonderful … Continue reading »

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Welcome to January 2018

Happy New Year! More shows/venues are opening this week and Quartzsite is filling up with more folks. It’s getting pretty busy there already as we gear up for the Big Tent this month. It’s getting exciting! We’ll top the week off with the annual Hi Jolly Daze Parade. Temps are in the lovely 70’s during … Continue reading »

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Santa Claus is coming to town or at least to Blythe, CA on December 2nd. The parade will be down Hobsonway (the main street) and is very popular so get there early to find a parking spot and a spot for your chair along the route. Some hot cocoa might also be nice to bring. … Continue reading »

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