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Selfridge Air National Guard Base Celebrates Centennial 

Selfridge Air National Guard Base Celebrates Centennial 

07-Aug-2017

The Selfridge Air National Guard Base (ANGB) — which opened its doors in 1917 and has since become “one of the nation’s busiest, most diverse and most advanced” Joint Military Community — celebrates its 100th anniversary. They will commemorate the centennial with an ope...
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Maple City Grand Prix

Maple City Grand Prix

02-Aug-2017

A variety of parallels enfolded at the Fifth Annual Maple City Grand Prix tunnel boat race, held June 9-11, 2017 in LaPorte, Indiana. Formula One racer Greg Foster from Orange, California was driving his Dillard Financial Solutions-sponsored Italian-built DAC hull in a Heat race. After exiting ...
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Chicago to Host International Jet Ski Race

Chicago to Host International Jet Ski Race

31-Jul-2017

Chicago is quickly becoming a top U.S. destination for racing events in the boating world. The most recent addition to the roster is P1 AquaX’s Pro Series, which will take place September 9 to 10 at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. “Our exhilarating international jet ski racing ...
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Play Boat Poker, Raise Money for Cancer

Play Boat Poker, Raise Money for Cancer

31-Jul-2017

It’s generally not recommended to take a gamble while boating, but August 12 might be an exception. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will be hosting its annual Leukemia Cup Poker Run and after party with the Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club. The Poker Run is one of many summer events for the L...
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Mackinac Bridge Walk Turns 60

Mackinac Bridge Walk Turns 60

25-Jul-2017

One of the biggest events in Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge Walk, is celebrating its 60th year this summer. This year's Bridge Walk will be held over Labor Day weekend on Monday, September 4. Each year, the Mackinac Bridge Walk draws tens of thousands of participants who walk the span of the ...
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ABM Offers Family Boatbuilding Course

ABM Offers Family Boatbuilding Course

21-Jul-2017

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, New York, is offering a hands-on learning experience for families and small groups this summer. During its weeklong Family Boatbuilding Course, families will work with experts to construct and launch their very own 11-foot, 6-inch Bevin’s Skiff...
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Arts Center Dives into History of UP Wooden Boats

Arts Center Dives into History of UP Wooden Boats

19-Jul-2017

The Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba, Michigan, is diving deep into the history of wooden boats in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP). Through its exhibit, “Wooden Boats Afloat: Stories of Traditional Boat Building in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,” the Bonfias Center hopes to cast ...
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St. Clair River Classic

St. Clair River Classic

14-Jul-2017

he APBA/OPA Offshore Racing Series returns to St. Clair, Michigan on July 28-30, 2017. At last year’s event, AMERICAN ETHANOL/CAT CAN DO, a 40-foot Doug Wright Skater cat powered by a pair of 1,770-hp Sterling engines, captured first place in the Extreme Class. Owner and throttleman Keit...
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Celebrate Canada 150

Celebrate Canada 150

13-Jul-2017

On July 1, 1867, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia entered into Confederation. This year marks Canada’s 150th anniversary. There will be many events throughout Canada to celebrate the sesquicentennial, including several Pan-Canadian Signature projects, which are “large-sc...
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Saugatuck Venetian Festival Will Honor Military

Saugatuck Venetian Festival Will Honor Military

07-Jul-2017

Organizers for the annual Saugatuck Venetian Festival have announced this year’s theme: Salute to our Military. The festival is scheduled to run from Friday evening, July 28 through Saturday night, July 29. The festival will involve a number of events and activities for all ages. Friday n...
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