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WOODEN BOAT SHOW
& SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

June 20-22, 2014

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:
See the boats, meet the builders
  Download more info on displaying YOUR boat here
- Boats-to-Tools Auction
: Donate, bid, buy!
- Wooden Boat Speaker Series:
Listen, be inspired!
- Craft Demonstrators:
Celebrate craft!
- Lake Superior Chowder Experience:
Don't miss this North Shore culinary event!
- Steam Bent Brunch:
Reserve your spot! Sign up form coming.
- Solstice Pageant: Life-size puppets, stories and laughs on Sat at 8 pm

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 2014 calendar of courses.

Starting Monday, June 16
- Building the Fisherman: Joe Seliga's Square-Stern Wood Canvas Canoe Form
- Birch Bark Canoes: Traditional Construction

Starting Tuesday, June 17
- Old Fashioned Rug Hooking
- Hand-Forged "Using" Knife

Starting Wednesday, June 18
- Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class
- Spinning Fibers On A Wheel

Starting Thursday, June 19
- Sew a Bag: Sailor's Ditty or Sailcloth
- Pizza Peels: Carve Your Own
- No-Knit Felted Hats

Starting Friday, June 20
- Intermediate Knitting Skills
- Ropework: Knot Tying Workshop
- Fiber Exploration for Spinners
- Wooly Critters: Intro to Felting

Starting Monday, June 21
- Hand Crafting A Northwoods Paddle
- Sausages for the Summer Grill
- Cedar-Strip Boat Construction: Techniques & Fundamentals
- Cut-out Relief Carving: Scandinavian Themes
- Wood Canvas Canoe Repair Series: Session B: Ribs & Planking

 


Resources
to Download

2014 Harbor Side Wooden
Boat Display Registration


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

 

   

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