The 35th annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival is happening this weekend at South Lake Union in Seattle! The festival begins Saturday, July 2nd and runs daily from 10am – 6pm through Monday, July 4th, 2011. The festival is free (donations accepted) and features historic vessels, free boat rides, a scavenger hunt, and craft and skill demonstrations by regional boatbuilders. Food vendors, live music, exhibits and a pub all add to the excitement throughout the weekend. Visit the CWB events page for more information.