|Marge Ellenberger, Michigan Lighthouse Festival Director, Welcomes Guest to the 3rd Michigan Lighthouse Festival Program|
|Keeper of the Great Lakes Lights, Mr. & Mrs. Carl Jahn Welcome Guests|
The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute with Mike Fornes of Mackinaw City and his band, Whispers of the North, capped off the evening with an intimate look into the Canadian born songwriter/singer's collection of nationally recognized and appreciated music.
|The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Performs for the Michigan Lighthouse Festival Kick-Off Program|
|Crisp Point Historical Society President, Rick Brockway (left), Marge Ellenberger, Michigan Lighthouse Festival Director, and Bruce Lynn, Great Lakes Historical Society Director|
Saturday and Sunday in the festival program, attendees were encouraged to visit each light house location, and to stop at the Lighthouse MarketPlace at the Whitefish Township Community Center from 9 am to 5 pm. The market place is a collection of lighthouse information booths and arts and crafts vendors. The Paradise United Methodist Church offered a Pastie meal for $10 at the community center, a fund raiser for the church and a compliment to the festivities. Saturday evening the Mighty Hiawatha Band performed at the Whitefish Township Community Center before starting at 7 PM. Sunday the lighthouses continued to offer special programs and the marketplace was set up at the community center. Festival details are available at www.MichiganLighthouseFestival.com.