2018 Festival Schedule

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Friday, August 10, 2018

11am to 5pm

Bay to Lake Lighthouse Cruise for Registered Boaters

6pm to 8pm

Registered Boaters Cocktail Reception in the Museum

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

9am to 5pm

Door County Maritime Museum Open

Boat House Sale where you’ll find all manner of nautical treasures 

Tours of the Museum’s tug, the John Purves

Classic and Wooden Boats on display at the Museum and the Harbor Club Marina

People’s Choice Voting for Classic and Wooden Boats

Skippers’ Choice Voting for Classic and Wooden Boats

Kids Games/Boat Painting

Wooden Boat Raffle- Supporting the Museum.  Win an Adirondack Guide Boat

Demonstrations and Vendors

Water’s Edge Artists and Additional Plein Air Artists- Watch them at work

10am to 5pm

Sikaflex Boatbuilding Challenge- Construction and Decoration Phase

10:30am to 6pm

Concessions open with wine and beer

Taste of Ethiopia Food Truck open

10:30 am to 12pm

Chicago Fireboat Cruise (Purchase tickets aboard)

12pm to 3pm

Guided Tours of the Coast Guard “41 Footer” 

Book signing: Hidden History of Sturgeon Bay by Heide Hodges and Kathy Steebs

Guided Tours of the Coast Guard “45 Footer”

Classic and Wooden Boat Rides (free)  First come- first served

12:30pm to 2pm

Chicago Fireboat Cruise (purchase tickets aboard)

2pm

“Captains!  Start Your Engines!”  Listen to classic motors roar.

5pm

Festival closes for the day

7pm

Evening On the Bay boat parade and fireworks at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club

 

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

9am to 5pm

Door County Maritime Museum Open

9:30am to 12:30pm

Classic and Wooden Boat Rides (free)  First come- first served

10am to 3pm

Classic and Wooden Boats on display at the Museum and the Harbor Club Marina

Boat House Sale of nautical treasures

Tours of the Museum’s tug, the John Purves

Kids games/boat painting

Wooden Boat Raffle supporting the Museum.  Win an Adirondack Guide Boat

Demonstrations and Vendors

Water’s Edge Artists and Additional Plein Air Artists- watch them at work

10:30am to 1pm

Concessions open with wine and beer

People’s Choice Voting for Sikaflex Boats

10:30am to 12pm

Chicago Fireboat Cruise (purchase tickets aboard)

11am to 1pm

Tours of the Coast Guard “41 Footer”

1pm

Conclusion of the Sikaflex Challenge- the on-water time trials  Come early for the best spots to watch the excitement on the water.

3pm

Awards Ceremony

4pm 

Festival Closes following awards ceremony

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