Festival Highlights

Festival Highlights

  • Showcasing 9 Tall Ships and The World’s Largest Duck!
  • On-board tours & sail-aways
  • Live music & entertainment
  • Widget Financial Kidz Zone
  • Festival Marketplace
  • Food vendors

 

 

Labatt Blue Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, September 10

Bayfront Convention Center

10 am The Hardtackers

11 am Mark Beery

12 noon Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers

1 pm David HB Drake

2 pm First to Eleven

3 pm The Hardtackers

4 pm Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers

5 pm David HB Drake

Erie Maritime Museum (Kidz Zone)

12 noon Captain Tom Kastle

1 pm AJ Wright

2 pm Captain Tom Kastle

3 pm Gem City Concert Band

5 pm AJ Wright

Sunday, September 11

Bayfront Convention Center

10 am David HB Drake

11 am Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers

12 noon The Hardtackers

1 pm First to Eleven

2 pm David HB Drake

3 pm Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers

Erie Maritime Museum (Kidz Zone)

12 noon Captain Tom Kastle

1 pm AJ Wright

2 pm Captain Tom Kastle

3 pm AJ Wright

 

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Mercyhurst University Video and Lecture Series

On Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11 Mercyhurst University presents the Tall Ships® Erie 2016 Video and Lecture Series featuring national and local area lecturers discussing a variety of topics including the Battle of Lake Erie, shipwrecks and much more!

Friday, September 9 to Sunday, September 11

Bayfront Convention Center

Saturday, September 10 @ 12 noon-“The Archaeology of the Battle of Lake Erie & The War of 1812” presented by Carrie Sowden

Saturday, September 10 @ 1:30 pm-“An Underwater Survey of the Schooners Hamilton & Scourge Wrecks on Lake Ontario” presented by Gil Bibby

Sunday, September 11 @ 12 noon- “An Underwater Survey of the Schooners Hamilton & Scourge Wrecks on Lake Ontario” presented by Gil Bibby

Sunday, September 11 @ 1:30 pm- “The Battle of Lake Erie” presented by Walter Rybka

Meet-U Energy Education Trailer- In the vendor hall during regular festival hours

Pennsylvania Woodmobile- In the vendor hall during regular festival hours

 

Erie Maritime Museum

Naval Gunnery & Sail Handling Demonstrations- on the Fighting Sails area in the Erie Maritime Museum

The Science Alliance– on the back plaza

“The Life of a British Sailor” presented by Fritz Steele- on the back plaza

Mystic Seaport Museum Maritime Artisans- on the back plaza

H.O. Hirt Auditorium

Fortunate Victory presented by Gannon University, the Erie Playhouse and the Flagship Niagara League

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FORTUNATE VICTORY is the hearty and spirited story of the resolve and tenacity of Oliver Hazard Perry, Daniel Dobbins, Jesse Elliot, Commodore Chauncey and the men and women of Erie in the early 19th century who built and sailed the Great Lakes fleet that would defeat the British in a naval and moral victory on Lake Erie in 1813. The story is centered on historical records and real-life heroes interwoven with fictional dialogue and situations.

Dates/Times

  • Friday, Sep. 9, 2016 · 10:00 am
  • Friday, Sep. 9, 2016 · 12:00 pm
  • Friday, Sep. 9, 2016 · 2:00 pm
  • Friday, Sep. 9, 2016 · 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, Sep. 10, 2016 · 10:00 am
  • Saturday, Sep. 10, 2016 · 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, Sep. 10, 2016 · 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, Sep. 10, 2016 · 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, Sep. 11, 2016 · 12:00 pm
  • Sunday, Sep. 11, 2016 · 2:00 pm