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July 2019

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July
July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Barker’s Island Inn, 300 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

We invite all of this year's dragon boat team captains to join us at Barker's Island Inn for our annual meeting/social event during which we share information important to team leadership, along with some drinks and snacks! Paddles Up!

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August 2019

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August
August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Prior to the official start of the Festival, we gather the captains of all of the teams together near the grandstand for an informational meeting. This is a required meeting for Team Captains...attendance is mandatory.

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August
August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Watch as all of the teams participating in the schedule parade onto the Festival grounds sporting their colors and team enthusiasm.

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August
August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Laura Velvet and the Bookhouse Boys feature a unique blend of fresh, young vocal talent and versatile, experienced musicians. Through performances that are as much time travel as music events, Laura Velvet wows audiences with sultry tunes from torch singers of the 1960s as well as danceable hits of quintessential Motown girl groups. https://www.facebook.com/lauravelvetduluth/videos/471579929911176/ Lisa Holman, a recent Music and French graduate from the University of Minnesota, plays the part of 1960's Torch Singer Laura Velvet with sizzle and style.…

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23
August
August 23 @ 9:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Brought to you by the City of Superior, we are happy to announce that fireworks have returned to the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival!

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23
August
August 23 @ 9:20 pm - 11:00 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Edgy Acoustic Trio based in Duluth, MN. "Simply Unpredictable!" https://www.facebook.com/sting60/videos/628575430668487/

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The Superior Optimists serve breakfast at the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival
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August
August 24 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Enjoy a hearty breakfast on the ground of Barker's Festival Park adjacent to our Beer Garden (beats orange juice!) Offered every year by the Superior Optimists Club

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Kiwanis of Superior entertaining children in their tent at the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival
24
August
August 24 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Each year the Superior Kiwanis Club has hosted the children’s activity tent at the Dragon Boat Festival. This is a great event on Barker’s Island. We typically ask sponsors to help us purchase the supplies so that we can offer craft activities to children free of charge. This has been very popular with the children at the event.

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24
August
August 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Races start at 9 a.m. and will progress throughout the day, until we have our medal heats in the late afternoon.

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Sterling Silver Dance Studio
24
August
August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Founded in 1991, Sterling Silver Studio is dedicated to improving the lives of our students by supporting and encouraging creativity, building self confidence & supporting a healthy active lifestyle. The place where stars are born! For more information, please visit their website at: https://sterlingsilverstudio.com/

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24
August
August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

An annual ceremony to commemorate those who have fallen to cancer.

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24
August
August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Wood Blind features the combo of Duluth mainstay and guitarist Jason Wussow and Los Angeles studio/ touring bass player Veikko Lepisto. Wussow’s credits include the bands Flux Skapacitor, No Room to Pogo, Yeltzi, Fuzzy Ellis and ownership of all-ages music venue Beaner’s Central. Lepisto has worked with Mike Ness of Social Distortion, Royal Crown Revue and Bette Midler while on the West Coast. Teamed together they make acoustic ska à la 1960s’ Jamaica and 70s’ England. Their sets include traditional…

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24
August
August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Genre: Americana, Roots, Rock Band Members Matt Johnson - drums Mike Randolph - pedal steel guitar Russ Sacket - lead guitar Adam Herman - rythmn & vocals Ben Anderson - Bass Hometown: Duluth, MN About: Roots Rock from Duluth, MN Biography: “These are sounds and traditions many musicians assume are too mapped out, too well traveled for anyone to successfully create something fresh and new. And in the hands of most bands attempting to operate there, these sounds and traditions…

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24
August
August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

One Less Guest is a quartet from Duluth, Minnesota comprised of guitarist Nick Muska, violinist Lauren Cooper, bassist Nick Glass and drummer Sten Duginski. Bringing together a tasteful blend of roots-rock energy, R&B grooves, and 3-4 part vocal harmonies, One Less Guest showcase their own original music alongside unique renditions of songs from artists past and present.

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24
August
August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Upon conclusion of our wild and wonderful day of dragon boat racing, we are happy to award trophies and medals to teams and paddlers who have earned them. 

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24
August
August 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Barker’s Island Festival Park, 200 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

Black River Revue is a group of friends from Superior, Wisconsin and Duluth, Minnesota who share a love for all different genres of music. Using a bluegrass instrumentation they have crafted their own sound made up of mostly original music which can be heard on their debut album "Garbage Pickin" (released in April of 2013). Their sophomore album "Spring Thaw" (released June 2014) adds another year of songwriting and live performance experience. BRR's latest album “Just Can’t Win” released in…

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