Strawberry Moon

Full moon arives June 20, 2016 featuring the iconic Port Washington WI lighthouse

The 2016 June full moon, also knows as the Strawberry Moon occurred on June 20th which was also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Moon rise was 8:37pm with sunset occurring right about the same time, at 8:36pm I choose to photograph the moonrise from the familiar surroundings of the Port Washington Marina.  Based upon the relative location of the moonrise and it’s proximity to the iconic art deco lighthouse, I knew I could get both…

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Pirate Fest in Port Washington 2016

Pirate Fest returned to Port Washington after a several year absence.  Held June 3-5, 2016 the event featured pirate reenactments, knife and axe throwing, musket shooting, and of course, food and drink.  For the kids, there was a bouncy house.  Vendors lined several sections of the marina with a wide selection of eclectic goodies to browse and buy. The picturesque Port Washington Marina provided the perfect backdrop for the festival.  For those wanting to get off land, the tall…

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