2015 Dragon Boat Festival
14th Annual Festival Benefits Multiple Charities
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The 14th Annual Dragon Boat Festival launches this Friday, at Barker’s Island.
Teams of 22 will race along the island Saturday.
Twenty team members paddle to the beat of a drum, one team member beats the drum, and another steers the boat.
This year’s races include 84 entrants with more than 40 heats, with four boats in each heat.
Organizers expect more than 10,000 people to attend the festival.
In addition to the races; vendors will be on site and live music will be performed.
An all you can eat pancake breakfast will be served by the Superior Optimists Club, Saturday morning, starting at 7 a.m.