Dog Days of Summer August 9, 2017 40 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter tweet Shell Lake is large enough for all kinds of water activities. These people are enjoying zipping around the lake on a jet ski. - photos by Larry Samson A beautiful, warm summer afternoon provides a perfect opportunity to sit and watch children swim and play on the beach, or to watch an occasional boat. It is a time of contemplation and contentment. The Shell Lake beach is a wonderful place for children to explore and discover. Music in the Park is a way to enjoy the music from the Shell Lake Art Center and to bask in the setting sun on a summer evening. The Monday, July 31, Shell Lake Art Center concert was the last in the park for the season, another reminder that summer is drawing to a close and school will soon be in session.