Penn Cove Water Festival Saturday May 16, 2009 at Coupeville, WA – on Whidby Island
The Penn Cove Water Festival features annual tribal canoe races, Native arts and crafts, demonstrations, storytelling, dance performances, artist demonstrations, authentic Native foods, children’s activities, and exhibits and displays. More Details on events see our EVENTS page. CLICK HERE.
Saturday May 16, 2009, 11AM-6PM
Coupeville Waterfront on Whidby Island
Saturday 15, 6:00 PM at the Fort Ebey State Park amphitheater. Native Storytelling with Lou LaBombard. Free Admission.
Sunday, May 17, 10:00 AM on board the Deception Pass Tour catamaran at the Coupeville Dock limit of 35 people. Cost is $35. Lou LaBombard will lead this water tour of Penn Cove, giving Native history of the area.
Tickets at Miriam’s Espresso, 200 S. Main, and the Harbor Store, 26 NW Front St. in Coupeville, or by email at email@example.com.
Canoe Race Schedule, Saturday May 16, 2009,
Races begin at 12 Noon at Capt. Coupe Boat Launch on Ninth St.
Races subject to change per types and numbers of canoes registering.
1. Single Man Race
2. Single Woman Race
3. Mixed Doubles Race
4. 6 Jr. Buckskin Race
5. 6 Buckskin Race
6. 6 Woman Race
7. 6 Man race
8. 11 Jr. Buckskin Race
9. 11 Buckskin Race
10. 11 Woman Race
11. 11 Man race
Contact for Canoe Races: Susan Berta: firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Whidby Island / Camano Island accommodations, dining and visitor info:
Fort Ebey State Park: http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Fort%20Ebey
Driving Directions to Fort Ebey State Park and Ferry info: http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Fort%20Ebey&subject=maps
Washington State Parks General Info: http://www.parks.wa.gov/default.aspx?404;http://www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp