Michigan Schooner Festival – September 9-11, 2011
The 3rd annual Michigan Schooner Festival sails once again September 9-11, 2011 on West Bay in Traverse City at Open Space Park and Clinch Park Marina.
MHA Maritime History exhibit and boat building demonstrations will be on display for the entire weekend.
Entertaining Children’s games and activites will be available throughout the weekend.
Captain Robert “Edward Teach” Barbanegra and Crew of the Armed Sloop “CRYSTA” will be sailing into Traverse City – ta pillage the village at the Schooner Festival – We be lookin forwards ta meetin all da little Swabs an Mates an ta sharing da games dat Pirates played aboard ship. We’ll be telling a Yarn or two an singen pirate tunes an having a good piraten time. – Yo Ho it’s a Pirates life fer me!!!!
General 3 Day Weekend Admission is $5.00 per person.
Children 5 and under are free.
A $5 general weekend admission pass grants you a tour of the three
Maritime Heritage Alliance ships on display.
Michigan Schooner Festival Food Court – This delicious showcase of local restaurants is open for business at 10:00am! Be there to sample some of Traverse City’s favorites.
Art exhibitors will also be on site throughout the festival. Featured exhibitors are Korner Gem.
• Schooner tours and sailing throughout the weekend
• Daily demonstrations and reenactments
• Pancakes with Pirates Breakfast
• Maritime music throughout the weekend
• Daily children’s activities with food and fun for all ages