Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival set for July 2-4

SEATTLE, Wash. — The Center for Wooden Boats will host the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival on July 2-4.

The free event will showcase about 200 wooden boats of all sizes and types, including rowing dinghies and a 133-foot classical schooner.

In addition to the boat displays, attendees can view many styles of boatbuilding popular in the Northwest, ranging from modern skiffs and cedar strip kayaks, according to the Seattle Times. The Center for Wooden Boats will show its progress on the traditional Native-American cedar canoe it’s building. There will also be a 24-hour boat-building contest.

The festival is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, July 4.

To read more about the event go to: Celebrate Fourth of July at the Wooden Boat Festival July 2-4

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