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CANCELLED: Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts

Date: August 8, 2020
Location: Show map
E. J. Mertaugh Boat Works
296 S Hessel Point Rd
Hessel, MI 49745

CANCELLED due to social distancing requirements and other COVID-19 issues.

You can still visit their Islands and support the Les Cheneaux Historical Association!
Lapstrake Boats will now be featured in their 2021 show instead of this years!
Mark your calendars for the 2021 Show to be held on August 14th, 2021

42nd annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts, 10am-5pm. Awards 4pm. Restored boats dating back to the early 1900s are registered and displayed in the water in this very unique show. NEW: Local Classic Car Display. 12 years to Adult: $8; Children under 12: free. No animals, alcohol or smoking allowed inside gates. Sponsored by the Les Cheneaux Historical Association. Narrated channel cruises exploring the beautiful Les Cheneaux Islands 10:15am, 12:15pm & 2:15pm departing from Hessel Marina aboard the Isle Royale Queen III. Watch the Woodies as they leave the docks following the awards ceremony!

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