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Monday, April 3, 2017

Tickets for the 24th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival go on sale to the general public Monday, April 3, following a two-week pre-sale for museum members. Following the successful members only pre-sale, one tour is sold out but ample tickets remain for the variety of land-based tours and boat excursions set for the weekend of

tags: Events, History, Lake Michigan

Monday, March 20, 2017

Crowley’s Yacht Yard hosts the 17th annual free event featuring boating safety and maintenance seminars, hands on instruction, a nautical flea market for charity, music, entertainment, The Tamale Spaceship, and much more. This year the Sierra Sagrada will be on display. Learn about this 20’ canoe and the historic journey

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Monday, February 20, 2017

The 2017 Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival will take place April 29 and 30 at the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. Promoters Terri and Jennifer Reed of Relish Studio and Gallery are bursting with enthusiasm about this year’s event. “We want you to mark your calendars now for the biggest and

tags: Events

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Registration now open for upcoming steelhead, walleye and bass fishing clinics The Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center in Cadillac, Michigan, will offer the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy’s Hard Water School ice-fishing event Saturday, Feb. 25. Starting at 9 a.m., the class will cover: How to set up

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events

Thursday, February 2, 2017

February 15-19, 2017 marks the 51st Anniversary of the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel & RV Show at the DECC in Duluth, Minn. As always the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in

tags: Boat Show, Events

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19. On those two days, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. During

tags: Events, Fishing

Friday, July 22, 2016

The City of Sturgeon Bay will once again honor its rich maritime heritage with a diverse collection of entertaining and fun-filled events taking place July 30 to August 13. Officially titled “Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard,” the celebration includes many long-standing annual waterfront events

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

On Friday night, July 22, 2016, the Whiskey Island Boat Club will participate in their annual “Parade of Lights”. The boat club has brought back an old tradition for the past five years, and they are looking forward to even greater participation this year. Members will decorate their boats for Christmas in July, and parade

tags: Boat Club, Events, Lake Erie

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores is the place to be for fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17, as the St. Clair Shores AquaFest Event returns to this legendary mile-long stretch of coastal businesses, restaurants, marinas, outfitters and shops. The 2016 St. Clair Shores AquaFest on the Nautical Mile features more

tags: Events, Inland Boating

Thursday, July 7, 2016

SkipperBud's invites you to join us for a weekend of demo rides as we team up with Seakeeper! One Seakeeper 3DC was installed on a Contender 35 ST to provide roll stabilization at anchor and underway. The vessel will be at Burnham Marina in Chicago, Illinois on T Dock from July 8th-10th. Please contact SkipperBud's at North Point

tags: Accessories, Events, Used Boats