The Grand Traverse Lighthouse and the Northport – Omena Chamber of Commerce are joining together to host the first annual Northport Lighthouse and Martime Festival on Saturday, June 20 in Northport. The festival celebrates the lighthouse and Northport’s maritime history and will be held at Haserot and Marina Parks from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. A few of the highlights of the festival include schooner cruises, maritime historical displays, an nautical arts and craft who, boat-building displays, U.S. Coast Guard demonstrations, storytelling, and more.
The annual Fish Boil dinner is being moved up this year, in honor of the festival. Fresh whitefish, from Carlson’s of Fishtown, is simmered with redskin potatoes and onions. Also available is slaw, corn on the cob, rolls, pie, and beverages. Dinner will be available from noon to 6:00pm for $15/person.
For more information about the festival, contact Sally Staley at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum – 231.386.7195.