Held annually at the Des Moines Yacht Club, the South Sound Opening will feature fun for the whole family on Saturday, May 10: live music, tours of vintage wooden boats, more recent models and the property, and lots of marine-oriented booths, displays and demonstrations.
A hot dog lunch is available for a small fee.
The flag ceremony at 12 Noon supplies the pomp of the bagpipe band, visiting dignitaries in dress uniform, and a blessing for the coming boating season.
The public is invited to attend these activities from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
That Saturday evening everyone is welcome at the dinner/dance held in the ballroom beginning at 6 p.m.
Dinner will be a Clam Fest.
The Tropics band starts at 7:45pm.
Cost is $25/person, $10 for children 6-12.
Des Moines Yacht Club is located at 22737 Marine View Drive in Des Moines, WA.
Please call the club at 206.878.7220 or visit www.desmoinesyachtclub.com for more information.