American Integrity entering Duluth

Makinaw Entering Duluth Port

Edwin H. Gott

Photo by Diane Hilden

Photo by Diane Hilden

Don't miss out on the most visit attraction in the Twin Ports!
Over 400,000 peoplevisit the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center annually.

GALES of NOVEMBER 2015

What’s new this year?

  • Two full days of activities
  • All events take place at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
  • The 40th Anniversary of the Edmund Fitzgerald will be honored

 

REGISTER ONLINE!

Or print out the registration form and send it to:

LSMMA

PO Box 177, Duluth, MN 55801

2015 - GALES OF NOVEMBER REGISTRATION FORM.pdf


FRIDAY, November 6

Keynote Luncheon Speaker – 12:00 pm

Stephen Brooks, President Chamber of Marine Commerce 

Lake Superior Magazine Open House Event – 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Visit the offices of one of Duluth’s oldest and most respected publications.

Refreshments provided. 310 East Superior Street.

 

Afternoon Speaker - 1:00 pm

Bruce Lynn, Executive Director, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

 

Ten November Performance – 2:00 pm

Featuring a special preview performance from the Duluth Playhouse’s production of “Ten November”

Based on the compelling history and tragedy of the Edmund Fitzgerald – www.duluthplayhouse.org

 

Afternoon Tours/Options 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Great Lakes Aquarium Special Tour

Superior Public Museum Specia Tour

Historical Video Showings

 

Evening Event 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Opening Evening Gala at the DECC - Lake Superior Ballroom

 

SATURDAY, November 7                                                                           

Keynote Opening Speaker

Frederick Stonehouse, Author and Historian 

 

Keynote Luncheon Speakers

A Unique, Never Before Assembled -

Panel Discussion of the Fitzgerald from the Experts 

Authors/Historians (Frederick Stonehouse and Michael Schumacher), Researcher (Timothy McCall), Family Member (Pam Johnson), Diver/Videographer (Ric Mixter)

Special Guest Mediator - Dan Hanger, FOX 21 News Anchor

 

Event Speakers

Michael Schumacher, Author of “The Mighty Fitz”

Terry Pepper, Great Lakes Lighthouse Association

Timothy C. McCall, M.S., Historian, Lecturer and Author of the web site – Edmund Fitzgerald Online

Pam Johnson, Daughter of Robert Rafferty, Cook on board the Edmund Fitzgerald

Carol Christenson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Ric Mixter, Producer, Lecturer, Videographer and Author

Bob Abrahamson, Author “Luck of the Draw – The Mataafa Story”

Ann Michler Lewis, Author “Ship Captains Daughter” 

Ken Merryman and Jerry Eliason – Authors, Shipwreck Hunters and Historians

Fitzgerald Findings – “What Caused the Loss” Team of Researchers - Jerry Lawson, Joe Burbul and Tom Drouillard

 

Other Options

Exhibit Hall - featuring book signings, unique maritime items, Cruise of a Lifetime raffle tickets and much more!

Silent Auction of unique maritime artifacts * Boat Tours * Fleet Flags on display 

 

 

CRUISE of a LIFETIME RAFFLE TICKETS!

Now on sale!

“Cruise of a Lifetime” Raffle

The Cruise That Money Can’t Buy . . .

 

PRINT OUT THE FORM BELOW AND SEND IT IN...

2015 - RAFFLE TICKET ORDER FORM.pdf

Two 1st Prizes of: A Round Trip for 2 on the

Great Lakes Fleet 1,000-foot Oreboat

Two (2) winners and their guests will sail together the Summer of 2016 departing from Duluth or Two Harbors, MN, average trip 5.5 days Accommodations are Owner’s Quarters, Staterooms & Lounge, overlooking the deck. Dine at the Captain’s table & tour the ship from Pilothouse to Engine Room

Purchase your tickets by printing out an order form and sending it in! 

Trip generously donated by Great Lakes Fleet

MEMBERSHIP

Renew Your Membership

If you haven’t renewed your LSMMA Membership, download our membership form and mail it in today!

2015 MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

 

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LSMMA CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

2015

JANUARY

  • January 20 – Board Meeting
  • January 22 – Annual Dinner Meeting 

FEBRUARY

  • February 17 – Board Meeting 

MARCH

  • March 12 – Alder Ice Ride
  • March 17 – Board Meeting
  • March 18 – Spring Cleaning Day at the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
  • March 20 – 21- GLSPS Show in Twin Cities
  • March – Spring Break Up Drawing 

APRIL

  • April 21 – Board Meeting
  • April 25 – Earth Day Celebrations
  • April – Cruise of a Lifetime Tickets go on SALE!
  • April 25 – SS Meteor Spring Cleaning Day 

MAY

  • May 15-16 – Safe Boating Week Activities
  • May 19 – Board Meeting 

JUNE

  • June 25 – Midwest Energy Tour

JULY

  • July 15 – Hallet Dock Tour
  • July 17 – 19 – Lake Superior Days
  • July 30 – August 1 – Summer Field Trip to Soo Locks

AUGUST

  • August 6 – 8 – Lighthouse Days
  • August 18 – Board Meeting

 SEPTEMBER

  • September 15 – Board Meeting

OCTOBER

  • October 20 – Board Meeting
  • October 22 – Gales of November Bag Stuffing Night

 NOVEMBER

  • November 6 – 7 – Gales of November
  • November 7 – Cruise of a Lifetime Drawing
  • November 17 – Board Meeting

 DECEMBER

  • December 15 – Board Meeting

 

 

Thank you for your continued support of LSMMA.

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 MARITIME VISITOR 
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  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
 
  Fall hours begin after
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