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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BoatU.S. Offering Free Online Safety Course

BoatU.S. Offering Free Online Safety Course

15-Mar-2018

In preparation for the upcoming boating season, BoatU.S. is offering a free online boating safety education course in 36 states from March 18 to 24. BoatU.S. is offering the course through a partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and other organization...
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Michigan ACBS 2018 Boat Show

Michigan ACBS 2018 Boat Show

09-Mar-2018

Mark your calendars: A number of Antique & Classic Boat Shows will be coming to Michigan this summer, with the first scheduled for June. The 33rd annual “Where it All Began” Boat Show will take place June 22 to 24 at the Algonac Harbour Club (the original Chris-Craft plant) in Algona...
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Boat Show Crowds Grow

Boat Show Crowds Grow

03-Mar-2018

Both the Progressive Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show and the Toronto International Boat Show saw bigger crowds this year, with 48,644 and 77,493 in attendance, respectively. Chicago’s show was up 4 percent from last year, while Toronto's two-week show was up 1 percent. ...
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Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest President’s Cup & Gold Cup

Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest President’s Cup & Gold Cup

16-Feb-2018

On August 26, 2017 at the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest in Detroit, Andrew Tate, 28, from Wayne, Michigan, created history as the youngest driver, piloting the oldest hull to victory in the resurrected pursuit of the President’s Cup race. Tate’s Delta RealTrac-sponsored Unlimited...
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History Talk Features Mackinac Bridge

History Talk Features Mackinac Bridge

07-Feb-2018

The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society will be hosting a Harbor History Talk on the great Mackinac Bridge. The event will be held on February 22 at 5:30 p.m. and will feature Kim Nowack, the chief engineer for the Mackinac Bridge Authority. Most people probably know the Mackinac Bridge ...
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