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GLIN==> Thunder Bay Tall Ships Festival



Posted on behalf of Laurie Howell <GrScene@aol.com>

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Step back in time and step aboard a piece of maritime history at the 2nd
annual Thunder Bay Tall ShipsŪ Festival in Alpena August 16th through the
18th.  Tour the wooden schooners HMS Bee and Madeline and the warship U.S.
Brig Niagara, replicas of early 19th century vessels.  The festival will
feature sword fighting demonstrations, stories of Michigan's maritime
history, and activities for children.  Bring the whole family to South
Riverfront Park, Friday August 16th from 11am to 7pm, Saturday August 17th
from 10 am to 7pm, and Sunday August 18th from 11am to 5pm.  Admission is $5
for adults, $3 for 5-17-year-olds and free for children under the age of
five.

The Thunder Bay Tall ShipsŪ Festival is hosted by the National Marine
Sanctuary Foundation, the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and
Underwater Preserve and the City of Alpena.  Proceeds will benefit the
Thunder Bay Sanctuary education efforts.  For more information, call (989)
354-4181.


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Step back in time and step aboard a piece of maritime history at the 2nd
annual Thunder Bay Tall ShipsŪ Festival in Alpena August 16th through the
18th.  Tour the wooden schooners HMS Bee and Madeline and the warship U.S.
Brig Niagara, replicas of early 19th century vessels.  The festival will
feature sword fighting demonstrations, stories of Michigan's maritime
history, and activities for children.  Bring the whole family to South
Riverfront Park, Friday August 16th from 11am to 7pm, Saturday August 17th
from 10 am to 7pm, and Sunday August 18th from 11am to 5pm.  Admission is $5
for adults, $3 for 5-17-year-olds and free for children under the age of
five.  For more information, call (989) 354-4181.  That's (989) 354-4181.


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