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  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    5 Lyle Gun Demonstration

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

    Watch a live, black powder firing of the Lyle Gun, a line-throwing cannon, that was used by the U.S. Lifesaving Service and U.S. Coast Guard for over 75 years to rescue thousands of shipwreck victims.

  • Isle Royale National Park

    Windigo Whispers

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM,1:15 PM to 1:45 PM

    A twenty minute ranger talk held in the Windigo, Isle Royale area. All Times are Central Time.

  • Isle Royale National Park

    Windigo Walk

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM

    A one hour ranger-led walk around the Windigo, Isle Royale area. All times are Central Time Zone.

  • Isle Royale National Park

    Rock Harbor Walk

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    A thirty minute ranger-led walk departing from the Rock Harbor Visitor Center.

  • Isle Royale National Park

    Rock Harbor Evening Program

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM

    Forty-five minute evening program held in the Rock Harbor Auditorium

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    A 4-mile boat trip on The Sandy to Hidden Lake Trailhead followed by a 2-mile round trip hike past Hidden Lake up 320 feet to Lookout Louise.

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Visit a historic commercial fishery site, tour with a guide, and take a quarter mile guided walk to the oldest lighthouse (1855) on Isle Royale.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    3 Junior Rangers 101

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

    Learn the basics about being a Junior Ranger, and work toward earning your patch. Each program will also highlight a different special person, place, or thing Junior Rangers help the park to protect.

  • Isle Royale National Park

    Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    Join Isle Royale National Park for an afternoon cruise of the historic Keweenaw Waterway. Arrive by 12:00 pm for check-in.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    2 Kelderhouse Tales

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Take a bite out of the rich agricultural history of Port Oneida as we explore the Kelderhouse apple orchard, farm and historic schoolhouse! Learn about the park’s efforts to protect these important cultural resources.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Twilight Talk–Birding 101 at Sleeping Bear

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM

    Meet up for a sneak preview of birding on the Sleeping Bear Birding Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Twilight Talk–Starry Nights over Sleeping Bear

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM

    Sleeping Bear Dunes has one of the darkest night skies east of the Mississippi River. Learn more about this beautiful natural resource with a general introduction to astronomy.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    4 Heroes of the Storm

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    This re-enactment of a turn-of-the-century shipwreck rescue is designed for children of all ages.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    1 Port Oneida Auto Tour

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    Learn how the settlers of this 1800s agricultural community lived by exploring 4-5 of the 18 farmsteads.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    2 Women of Port Oneida

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

    Women are often forgotten when telling the story of farm life but they played a critical role. Learn about the many tasks that kept her busy on the farm!

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Port Oneida: Tragedies of the Times

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Shipwrecks, pirates and more, oh my! Learn about the challenges confronting the settlers in the 1800s and early 1900s.

  • Keweenaw National Historical Park

    Quincy Ruins Hike

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM

    Join a Ranger to learn about the historic Quincy Mine.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Twilight Talk–Birding 101 at Sleeping Bear

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM

    Meet up for a sneak preview of birding on the Sleeping Bear Birding Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Twilight Talk–Apples of our Ancestors

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM

    While many historic farmhouses stand empty, apple orchards remain. What stories do they tell us?

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    1 History Detectives: Digging up the Past

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

    Take a hands-on approach to “digging” up the history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore!

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    4 Heroes of the Storm

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    This re-enactment of a turn-of-the-century shipwreck rescue is designed for children of all ages.

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