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Gales of November 2017

Schedule

Friday, November 3

Joint Keynote Luncheon Speakers – 12:00 pm

Bruce Burrows, President, Chamber of Marine Commerce

James Weakley, President, Lake Carriers Association

Presented by the Chamber of Marine Commerce

Mr. Burrows and Mr. Weakley will discuss the unique issues that affect our Great Lakes Seaway System in these changing times.

Afternoon Tours and Special Events - 2:00 - 5:00 pm

LSMMA Fundraising Dinner – 5:00 pm

Featuring Captain Jay Hanson, North Shore Scenic Cruises

 

Saturday, November 4

9:00 am - Denise Wolvin, Director, Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

 

9:30 am - Elmer Engman, Founder of Gales of November and Dive Expert

 

10:00 am - Dan Fountain, Author, Dive Expert, Historian 

11:00 am - Tony Dierckens, Publisher and Historian, Zenith City Press

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - BOAT TOURS - Docked behind the DECC in the Harbor - Weather permitting

RV Blue Heron

Coast Guard Cutter Alder 

 

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

12:00 pm - Frederick Stonehouse, Author and Historian

 

1:30 pm - Patricia Majher, Author, "Ladies of the Lights"

1:30 pm - Jerry Sandvick, Author, Historian and Professor Emeritus   

 

2:30 pm - Michelle L. Briggs, Director, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Soo Locks Visitor Center

2:30 pm - Dennis O’Hara, Owner of Northern Images Photography – Commercial and Nature Photographer

 

3:30 pm - Silent Auction Ends

 

3:45 pm - Tamara Thomsen, Maritime Archaeologist, State Historic Preservation Office Wisconsin Historical Society

3:45 pm - Shana Aue, Archivist and Reference Librarian Jim Dan Hill Library UW-Superior      

5:00 pm - CRUISE OF A LIFETIME DRAWING