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August 2019

Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration

August 27 - September 14

The 18th annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration offers cruises that dock at Raspberry, Sand, Devils and Outer islands to explore the lighthouse grounds; there's a new shipwreck and lighthouses cruise, as well as the popular Ultimate Lighthouse Cruise, a non-stop voyage to see five of the eight lighthouses from the comfort of a cruise boat. Contact Keeper of the Light in Bayfield at 800-779-4487.

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September 2019

Maine Open Lighthouse Day

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This popular event, which is sponsored by the United States Coast Guard, the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation, attracts between 15,000 to 18,000 visitors each year and offers the general public the rare opportunity to climb and learn about over two dozen historic Maine lights.

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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Bonus Cruise

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sawyer Fishing Charter, 1747 Hoopersville Road
Fishing Creek, MD 21634 United States
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Hooper Island Artist Coin

For those able to spend an extra day touring the great state of Maryland, there will be a 2019 Bonus Cruise to see some of the Bay’s more elusive lighthouses! This all-day excursion will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 19, 20, and 23, 2019. Leaves Rippons Harbor on Hoopers Island (1747 Hoopersville Road, Fishing Creek, MD 21634) at 8:30 a.m., to see the following six lighthouses: • Hooper Island Lighthouse • Point No Point Lighthouse • Point…

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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Bonus Cruise

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sawyer Fishing Charter, 1747 Hoopersville Road
Fishing Creek, MD 21634 United States
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Hooper Island Artist Coin

For those able to spend an extra day touring the great state of Maryland, there will be a 2019 Bonus Cruise to see some of the Bay’s more elusive lighthouses! This all-day excursion will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 19, 20, and 23, 2019. Leaves Rippons Harbor on Hoopers Island (1747 Hoopersville Road, Fishing Creek, MD 21634) at 8:30 a.m., to see the following six lighthouses: • Hooper Island Lighthouse • Point No Point Lighthouse • Point…

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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Early Bird

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Maryland
Early Bird Special

Challengers will have the option to visit Sandy Point, Hooper Strait and Choptank River lighthouses on Friday in lieu of either Challenge Saturday or Sunday. Date:  Friday, September 20, 2019 Participating Lighthouses and Hours: Sandy Point – 10:00 am – 7:00 pm  *NOTE: Please notify the Contact Station staff that you are a Challenge participant in order to get the entrance fee waived. Choptank River Lighthouse Replica  –  10:00 am – 7:00 pm Hooper Strait Lighthouse – 10:00 am – 7:00 pm  *NOTE:…

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12th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 6:00 pm
Maryland

The 12th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge.

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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Bonus Cruise

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sawyer Fishing Charter, 1747 Hoopersville Road
Fishing Creek, MD 21634 United States
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Hooper Island Artist Coin

For those able to spend an extra day touring the great state of Maryland, there will be a 2019 Bonus Cruise to see some of the Bay’s more elusive lighthouses! This all-day excursion will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 19, 20, and 23, 2019. Leaves Rippons Harbor on Hoopers Island (1747 Hoopersville Road, Fishing Creek, MD 21634) at 8:30 a.m., to see the following six lighthouses: • Hooper Island Lighthouse • Point No Point Lighthouse • Point…

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October 2019

Fall Door County Lighthouse Festival

October 12 - October 13

The Door County Maritime Museum sponsors this Festival. This year includes adventurous kayak excursions to view historic Door County lighthouses. The Festival weekend include land-based, boat, and adventure tours that together reach all eleven of the treasured lighthouses of Door County. Many of the tour excursions are unique to the Lighthouse Festival weekends, and provide visitors exclusive access to several lighthouses not typically open to the public, including Chambers Island Lighthouse, Plum Island Range Lights, and the Sherwood Point Lighthouse.…

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Lighthouse Challenge of NJ

October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 19 @ 6:00 pm

20th Anniversary of the Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey - visit (and hopefully climb) all of New Jersey’s maintained lighthouses to share in the joy and beauty of our beloved navigational aids which represent a rich nautical history and stand as a testament to a level of engineering and quality that withstands the test of time.

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