Canal Days 2017

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Name: Canal Days 2017
Date: June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Event Description:

2017 Portage Canal Days
Friday, June 2 ● Saturday, June 3 ● Sunday, June 4
Canal Days is back with new activities and things to see for the entire family. Come downtown and enjoy the annual parade, activities and more

Friday, June 2
9:30AM- 4PM - Historical Re-enactors Encampment at Historic Indian Agency House and Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters. (tour fees apply)

Saturday, June 3
8:30AM   Run/Walk at Divine Savior Healthcare

9AM- 4PM  Historical Re-enactors Encampment at Historic Indian Agency House and Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters. (tour fees apply)

10AM  Kite Flying Festival at Divine Savior Healthcare

10AM  Downtown Walking Tour.  Meet at Chamber Of Commerce Office.

10AM  Portage Fly By Air Show over Wisconsin River near West Conant Street. Look up to see Airplanes, helicopter and then look below to see hovercrafts and the famous Tommy Bartlett team as well as the local High School Cheerleading Team.   

10AM Craft Fair & Antique Fair until 3PM(Commerce Plaza parking lot)

11AM   Canal Days Parade – Downtown Portage Parade Route: Begins at Pauquette Park and proceeds along Conant Street, turns right onto Wisconsin Street and then left onto Cook Street and ends at Wilz Drug. Look for Calista Jessey DuBay riding in Long Canoe for Indian Agency House.


1PM  Appearance by Calista Jessey DuBay, speaking at Indian Agency House

Parade Registration Form.

11AM-4PM  Kids Corner at Commerce Plaza with bounce houses, slides, games, face painting and food.

12PM-3PM   Free Canoe Rides on the Canal.  Meet behind the US Bank Drive-Up (212 W. Edgewater Street)  

1PM Museum at the Portage Tours  -  featuring the history of Portage and special displays of Vintage Clothing until 4PM 

8PM   Canal Days Jam - in the evening visit 5 different venues in downtown and enjoy music.  Bands at Corner Pocket, The Ball Room, Big Dogs, Tall Paul's and Pohlk's Pub.   Enjoy live music and drink specials.

Music at :
Corner Pocket - Music by Dinner for 2
Big Dogs - Music by Kids in the Candy Store
Tall Paul's - Music by Chances Thrown
Pohlk's Pub - Music by Shadowsonics
The Ball Room - Music by Hot Butter


Sunday June 4
9:30AM- 2PM   Historical Re-enactors Encampment at Historic Indian Agency House and Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters. (tour fees may apply)

1PM Society Hill Walking Tour with Judy Eulberg.  Meet at Commerce Plaza.


Free Shuttle Service to:  Commerce Plaza, Museum at the Portage, Surgeons Quarters and Agency House

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