festival @ south lake union this weekend

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.