Des Moines Yacht Club’s South Sound Opening Day will be Saturday, May 14


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Celebrate South Sound Opening Day of Boating at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 14, 2016, with a day full of marine-oriented exhibits and demonstrations, tours of local boats, food vendors, boat building for the kids, and live music.

This celebration is free to the Public from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

A formal Opening Day ceremony will take place at 2 p.m., complete with local City representatives, bagpipes, flag ceremony, visiting yacht club dignitaries, and a blessing for the 2016 boating season.

Saturday evening features a social hour in the ballroom at 4pm (BYOB), followed by a seafood chowder feast at 5pm. At 7pm, dance to music by the Three Tree Point Blues Band! Cost for the chowder feast, music and dancing is $25/person; $10 for children ages 6-12. BYOB for all evening events. Please make reservations by May 7 for these evening activities, by calling the Des Moines Yacht Club at 206-878-4441. You can pay at the door on May 14.

On Sunday, May 15, from 9 a.m. until Noon, all are invited to attend the annual South Sound Breakfast at the Des Moines Yacht Club. Past Commodores serve up pancakes, eggs, ham, fruit, juice and coffee. Adults $6; Children under 12 are free.

Des Moines Yacht Club is located at 22737 Marine View Drive in Des Moines, WA. Please call the Club at 206-878-4441, or visit www.desmoinesyachtclub.com for more information.


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