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Boats take to the water for the boat parade
A long line forms for the popular chowder lunch
See craft in action and try it yourself during craft demos
The solstice pageant features a unique cast of characters

 

WOODEN BOAT SHOW
& SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

June 16-18, 2017
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It's the biggest celebration of the year! Try your hand at a workshop or course;
be inspired by the stories of boat builders, sailors and travelers; and plan your next adventure. It's a fun, family-oriented educational event--curiosity is welcome. 
Grab a paddle and journey North!

Festival Highlights

Harbor Side Wooden Boat Display | Boats-to-Tools Auction
Wooden Boat Speaker Series | Craft Demonstrators
Lake Superior Chowder Experience | Steam Bent Brunch

Solstice Pageant on Saturday at 8 pm | Members Annual Meeting

Course Offerings

Featured event coursework surround the entire Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival weekend.  To review all of the courses in calendar format follow this link to see all the June 2017 calendar of courses.

Starting June 7
- West Greenland Skin-on-Frame Kayak: Build Your Own

Starting June 8
- Sail Training Trip: Isle Royale Circumnavigation

Starting June 8
- Blacksmithing: Crafting the Tools of the Trade

Starting Tuesday, June 13
- Blacksmithing: Crafting the Tools of the Trade

Starting Wednesday, June 14
- Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Figure Carving
- Artisan Cheesemaking

Starting Friday, June 16
- West Greenland Kayak Paddle: Make Your Own

Starting Monday, June 19
- Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Carving: Continuation
- Cedar-Strip Boat Construction: Techniques & Fundamentals
- Birch Bark Canoes: Traditional Construction

Starting Tuesday, June 20
Sail Training Trip: Grand Marais to Knife River

 


LOOKING BACK

Learn about past Wooden Boat Show weekends!
R
esources to Download

   - 2016 Full Event Program

   - Boats-to-Tools Auction
     (see 300+ items featured)


MORE RESOURCES
- Cook County Event Info
- Area Lodging & Business Info

   

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