DC Boat Festival Calls For Entries For Fall Events

The Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival is making its annual call for entries for the various events associated with the festival, Aug. 12 & 13. The call includes boats to be exhibited and teams to compete in the Sikaflex Challenge boat building competition and sea trials.

The festival is scheduled for Aug. 12 & 13. The Maritime on Madison Festival will be conducted along Madison Avenue on Sturgeon Bay’s Westside on Saturday to add to the surrounding celebrations.

The Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival annually features a remarkable assortment of vessels that compete for People’s Choice honors. Boats will be displayed either trailered, in-water or on the grass. Registration materials and information are available at the museum, 120 N. Madison Ave., Sturgeon Bay, online at or contact boat registration coordinator Bill Freyman at [email protected].

Sixaflex building



The Sikaflex Challenge boat building competition returns with construction on Saturday, followed by decoration to attract the discerning eyes of the voting spectators, and lastly the much-anticipated sea trials. The field is limited to 12 two-person teams. Participants needed. Entry is $20 per team.



The Boathouse Sale, children’s activities, US Coast Guard demonstrations, raffles, out-of-this-world whitefish sandwiches and other food and beverages will round out the offerings at the Door County Maritime Museum’s spectacular 27th Annual Classic and Wooden Boat Festival.

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