Great Lakes News
The Heritage Museum Welcomes New Exhibitions

The Heritage Museum Welcomes New Exhibitions

24-May-2018

New exhibitions featuring historic photos, maps and reproductions in honor of lighthouse heritage are on display at the Heritage Museum & Cultural Center in St. Joseph, Michigan. An opening reception will take place on June 14 from 5-8 p.m. at the Heritage Museum & Cultural Center. R...
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Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Boat Show and Festival of Arts

Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Boat Show and Festival of Arts

18-May-2018

Take a break from the countless outdoor activities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to check out the 41st Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Boat Show and Festival of Arts on August 11. This annual festival is one of the largest antique boat shows in the nation and takes place in Hessel, Michigan. Boat...
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National Safe Boating Week Focuses on Life Jacket Importance

National Safe Boating Week Focuses on Life Jacket Importance

17-May-2018

The National Safe Boating Week will be held May 19-25. It is the 60th year of the Safe Boating Campaign, which aims to educate boaters on responsible sailing and the importance of wearing a life jacket. Resources for boating safety advocates are available at safeboatingcampaign.com (http://s...
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Alliance for Great Lakes Blue Benefit

Alliance for Great Lakes Blue Benefit

17-May-2018

The Alliance for the Great Lakes invites boaters to party with a purpose this June in Chicago. The organization will be holding its annual Great Blue Benefit fundraiser at the Columbia Yacht Club in downtown Chicago. Attendees will have the chance to mingle over drinks, hors d’oeuvres, live mu...
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ABM Announces Need for Speed! Event

ABM Announces Need for Speed! Event

10-May-2018

Instead of the annual Regatta weekend, the Antique Boat Museum (ABM) will hold an alternative event called Need for Speed! on August 17 along the St. Lawrence River in Clayton, New York. A small group of members of the traditional racing scene is working with the ABM to conduct the alternative...
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Great Lakes News
Five-Course Dinner to Benefit Great Lakes Culinary Institute

Five-Course Dinner to Benefit Great Lakes Culinary Institute

26-Apr-2018

Two renowned Chefs from the Great Lakes region are teaming up to bring an epicurean feast to the Riverside Inn in Leland, Michigan on May 17 from 6-9 p.m. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Great Lakes Culinary Institute located on Northwestern Michigan College’s Great Lakes Campus....
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First Great Lakes Surf Festival

First Great Lakes Surf Festival

20-Apr-2018

The inaugural surfing festival for the Great Lakes will be held on August 18 at Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon, Michigan. Organizer Joe Bidawid, a former professional windsurfer, says that all watersport enthusiasts — including surfers, stand-up paddleboarders, kayakers, windsurfers and more ...
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67th Indiana Governor’s Cup

67th Indiana Governor’s Cup

15-Apr-2018

Michigan native Andrew Tate scored his first victory on the Ohio River at the MainSource Bank Madison Regatta. The event was held June 30 to July 2, 2017 at the 67th Indiana Governor’s Cup race in Madison, Indiana. In the Final Heat race, Tate, in his Delta/Realtrac sponsored hydroplane, passe...
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Sunseeker to Sponsor World Cup

Sunseeker to Sponsor World Cup

28-Mar-2018

Big news for boaters who are soccer fans: Sunseeker International is an official partner for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament in Russia. For more information, visit sunseeker.com (http://www.sunseeker.com). ...
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Traverse City Uncorked Celebrates Wine Month

Traverse City Uncorked Celebrates Wine Month

23-Mar-2018

No need to fly to Napa for a wine tasting; Traverse City has you covered. In celebration of May’s Michigan Wine Month, Traverse City Uncorked will be holding a number of events and activities centered around the wine and the region’s grape-growing areas. Traverse City Uncorked takes...
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