Cardboard Boat Regatta

Registration Form   Construct a “human-powered” boat made of corrugated cardboard that will hold at least one crew member and be “seaworthy” to race (for a short while at least) on the Thunder Bay River in Alpena. Fun for everyone in the family! Anyone age 10 or older may enter the race.| Individuals, Groups, [...]

By |2019-06-17T10:05:29-04:00July 4th, 2019||Comments Off on Cardboard Boat Regatta

Maritime Festival

SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, JULY 3RD BATTLE OF THE PADDLES 4:00pm Registration 5:30pm Races Begin! BEER TASTING 4:30pm - 8:00pm Craft Beer Tasting on the Pool Deck & live music by The Way Down Wanderers THURSDAY, JULY 4TH ENTERTAINMENT - BIG TENT 11:30am - 1:00pm High Speed 1:30pm - 2:30pm The Way Down Wanderers SIDEWALK CHALK ART [...]

By |2019-06-28T13:54:10-04:00July 4th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Maritime Festival

Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest

Thunder Bay Maritime Festival SIDEWALK CHALK ART CONTEST Come showcase your artistic talent and imagination along the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Trail sidewalk as part of this year’s Thunder Bay Maritime Festival! Co-hosted by Thunder Bay Arts and Friends of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the theme for the chalk art contest is: [...]

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Lappan Agency is Platinum Sponsorship of Thunder Bay Maritime Festival

Tom Lappan, President and Co-owner of the Lappan Agency, Inc., presented the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) a check for $4,000 as Platinum Sponsor of the 18th Annual Thunder Bay Maritime Festival.  A third-generation, family owned business started in 1931 by C.C. “Sam” Lappan, grandfather of the current owners, brothers Tom, Steve [...]

By |2018-07-05T14:22:56-04:00June 14th, 2018|Maritime Festival|Comments Off on Lappan Agency is Platinum Sponsorship of Thunder Bay Maritime Festival