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August 29- 4:30 PM Silver Bay Marina. "See the North Shore through the eyes of the Fenstad Fishing Family."

Experience a whole different way of seeing history.  Join us for a cruise on the historic boat, the Wenonah, leaving Silver Bay Marina for a two hour trip up the east coast of Lake Superior to Palisade Head. See old fish houses, fishing camps, spectacular coastline that posed hazards for homesteaders.  Lead narrator is Art Fenstad, whose family settled around Little Marais, which offered one of the few safe harbors along this stretch of rugged coast. Cost: $50 per person, includes a snack of smoked trout and a glass of wine or other beverage. Boarding begins at 4:30 pm.  Reservations are required.  Call 218-663-7050 and leave your name and phone number..  Or email  If there is bad weather, the cruise will leave the next day, August 30.

You will never look at the shore the same way again.

October 13- 8th Annual Storytelling Dinner, Lutsen Resort


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