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FRIDAY at the Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival

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Rows of hand-made and unique watercraft, a boat parade, craft demonstrations, an evening square dance, boat and tool auction, chili and brats...there’s a bit of everything during our Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival. Try your hand at a workshop or course; be inspired by the stories of boat builders, sailors and travelers; plan your next adventure. Join us as we welcome the summer season in the best way possible: talking boats, celebrating community and hanging out on the shores of Lake Superior.


9am - 5pm | Birch, Cedar, Ash: A Canoe in 6 Days: Day 5

Noon - 5pm | Live Craft on the Commons

Noon - 7pm | Waterfront Boat Display

1 - 5pm | Wooden Boat Show Speaker Series ($5 or free with Member Event Pass)

3 - 4pm | Live Music w/ Jerry Vandiver & Grizel Williams

5 - 7pm | Harborside Barbecue ($5 - $10 at the door) & WTIP's Roadhouse Listening Party

6 - 7pm | Boat Parade

7 - 8pm | Sneak Peek of the Boats-to-Tools Auction/Bidding & Buy-it-Now opens (Member Event Pass Holders Only)

7 - 8pm | Family Contra Dance with Northern Aire ($5/ person; free with Member Event Pass)

8-9pm | Sea Shanties & Lumberjack Jam: Community Music Circle

8-10pm | Community Contra Dance with Northern Aire ($5/person; free with Member Event Pass)

*photo credit: Stanley Leonard

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