2012-07-12 / Outdoors

Save the Wild U.P. to host ‘Waterpalooza’ celebration

MARQUETTE – Save the Wild U.P. is celebrating Lake Superior Day with a “Waterpalooza” water festival on July 15 at Mattson Lower Harbor Park from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Visitors are invited to enjoy food, music and water-related activities while learning the importance of protecting our most beautiful and vital natural resource.

This community water celebration is designed to engage residents in the stewardship of the Great Lakes, the global freshwater crisis and the cultivation of a vibrant and sustainable local culture. The family-oriented, community-centered program will feature Michigan musicians, food and beverages, workshops, visual art, children’s activities, as well as connections to campaigns and projects protecting our water locally and/or addressing global water challenges.

Vendors interested in tabling water-related information or offering other activities can contact the Save the Wild U.P. office at (906) 228-4444. Vendor space is available for $20 per vendor.

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