Lake Champlain Maritime Museum at Lake Champlain Maritime Festival

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Friday July 28, Saturday July 29 and Sunday July 30

Schooner Lois McClure, at Perkins Pier. Boarding hours 10am-4pm.

Step aboard Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s replica 1862 canal schooner, based on two historic shipwrecks in Burlington Bay. Explore the deck, cabin, and cargo hold, and view exhibit on the history of Burlington.

 

Saturday July 30

Champlain Longboats Rowing Opportunities, at Perkins Pier 10am-3pm

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s colorful 32’ rowing boats are built by students in the Museum Boat Shop, and used for After School Youth Rowing, Adult Community Rowing, and regional competitions. Learn the basics and go for a row! (Weather permitting)

 

Sunday Morning July 31

Log Rolling, at Burlington Boathouse 10am – 12:30 and 1-3pm

Danielle Rougeau, coach of the Middlebury College Log Rolling Club, demonstrates the traditional skill of maneuvering floating 12’ wooden and synthetic logs. Bring your bathing suit and try it for yourself! (Weather permitting)

Champlain Longboats Rowing Opportunities, at Perkins Pier 10am-2pm

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s colorful 32’ rowing boats are built by students in the Museum Boat Shop, and used for After School Youth Rowing, Adult Community Rowing, and regional competitions. Learn the basics and go for a row! (Weather permitting)

Lake Champlain Sailing Center’s Water Works Fair

Waterfront Park, adjacent to ECHO, 10am-2pm

Visit Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s shoreside activity at the Water Works Fair. Complete five activities to earn a voucher for a ride in the Champlain Longboats at Perkins Pier. (Weather permitting)