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North Shore Water Festival Expands: Get wet, watch films and meet author July 21-23 in Grand Marais

The fourth annual North Shore Water Festival (NSWF) in Grand Marais offers visitors a chance to get wet and participate in water activities and more on Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Stone Harbor. "With Lake Superior to its south, the BWCA to its north, Isle Royale to its east, and inlands lakes throughout, Cook County has long been a mecca for paddling enthusiasts," says Jack Stone, owner of Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply. The NSWF will have experts on-hand offering fishing, touring kayak and canoe demonstrations, stand-up paddle board (SUP) demo activities in the harbor, including SUP yoga, plus check out what new water gear and equipment is available this year. Most activities are free to the public, and only require signing a waiver and/or registering in advance for SUP board yoga. To register for SUP yoga, please click here | The NSWF has expanded this year to include a film festival hosted by local Voyageur Brewing Company for $10 per person. The $10 fee includes all three films: Superior Dream, When the Waves Call, and Cold Love and a cold pint of beer. Another new festival feature includes a presentation and book signing hosted by Drury Lane Books on Sunday, July 23 at 5 p.m. Author Mark Neuzil will tell visitors about a book he co-authored with Norman Sims, Canoes: A Natural History in North America. What | North Shore Water Festival Where | Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply 22 East 1st Street Grand Marais, Minn. 55604 When | Friday, July 21, from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22, from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, July 23, from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please click here for additional event info | Vendors | The North Shore Water Festival is hosted by Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply, with the support of local Grand Marais businesses. A variety of vendors will be on hand to show and offer demos of their gear and equipment.

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday and Saturday

Jul 21, 2017 through Jul 23, 2017

6:00PM - 8:30PM