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Chicago Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac – July 12 – 16, 2024
[ July 12, 2024 to July 16, 2024. ] Sailors from 15 different U.S. states as well as Ontario, Switzerland, and as far off as Hong Kong, are preparing for the race of a lifetime – the 333 mile Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, presented by Wintrust. The Mac, as it is affectionately known, kicks off Friday, July 12, 2024 (cruising division) and [...] more...

2024 Bayview Mackinac Race – July 20 – 23, 2024
[ July 20, 2024 to July 23, 2024. ] The Bayview Mackinac Race - which will begin on Saturday, July 20, 2024 – is recognized as one of the most challenging freshwater boat races in the world. Join the excitement of the Port Huron to Mackinac Race as boat racers sail Michigan's Great Lakes to reach their final destination, Mackinac Island. It’s all Pure Michigan [...] more...

Wood Box Heroes – Music In The Park – July 25, 2024
[ July 25, 2024; 6:30 pm; ] It's Christmas in July with Wood Box Heroes headlining Music in the Park! Wood Box Heroes, the American acoustic super-group, is hardly anything like the bluegrass music you used to find in the cassette player of your grandad’s old chevy pickup truck. Deeply rooted in tradition while melding together an eclectic-array of sounds from the country, [...] more...

The Whiskey Charmers – Music In The Park – August 1, 2024
[ August 1, 2024; 6:30 pm; ] The Whiskey Charmers sound is a sharply executed and evocative set of Americana rock filled with superbly arranged songs. The Whiskey Charmers are a Detroit-based band led by Carrie Shepard and Lawrence Daversa. Fans have often compared their sound to riding through the desert with the top down, or the feeling of being in some lonesome [...] more...

The Mickeys – Music In The Park – August 8, 2024
[ August 8, 2024; 6:30 pm; ] The Mickeys blend Indie and Americana music; creating their own unique sound featuring twin harmonies, powerful guitar, and stylish bass. The Mickeys - Amy Sherman and Julie Peebles front the compelling musical force known as The Mickeys. Identical twins, this striking twosome blends Americana, Alt-Country and Indie Folk music; creating a unique acoustic sound with [...] more...


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