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  • AIR- Eileen K. Hennemen- Watercolour & Acrylic

    24th July 2017 3:00pm
    A call to all interested artists to attend as an Artist in Residence at Porphyry Island Lighthouse took place in late May and the lighthouse group is pleased to announce the following artists. E. Hennemann-  Watercolour & Acrylic “I have viewed Porphyry Island from photos and maps and am thoroughly capivated by the location. Ever since I...

  • AIR- Carol Frave Mixed Media Artist

    31st July 2017 3:00pm
    Carol Frave Mixed Media Artist A call to all interested artists to attend as an Artist in Residence at Porphyry Island Lighthouse took place in late May and the lighthouse group is pleased to announce the following artists. “Since July 2016 I integrate electronic circuits into my glass works. These circuits serve to create an interaction with...

  • SUNORA

    5th August 2017
    The SUNORA  (Superior North-Shore Regatta) made up of power & sail boats,  will be visiting Porphyry Island for their Awards Night after a week long journey across the archipelago of island. http://tbyc.on.ca/22nd-anniversary-sunora-regatta

  • AIR Chris Wilson – Oil Painter

    7th August 2017 10:30pm
    Chris Wilson Monday August 7- 13th painting with oil “My name is Chris Wilson and I am a Great Lakes artist. I live in Columbus Ohio, but try to spend at least part of my summers around the lakes. My work concentrates on lighthouses, lake freighters, and other scenes from the Great Lakes. I have...

  • Lake Superior Voyageur Canoe Brigade (Naturally Superior Adventures )

    9th August 2017 11:00pm
    To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the summer of 2017, Naturally Superior Adventures is recreating the Canadian fur trade experience with the Lake Superior Voyageur Canoe Brigade. The program consists of a replica 36-foot voyageur canoes. Starting July 2nd from Sinclair Cove in Lake Superior Provincial Park, each “brigade” will travel 6- to 10-day legs, finishing August 19th at Old...

  • AIR- Michel Demount Mixed Media Artist

    14th August 2017 3:00pm
    Michel Demount Mixed Media Artist A call to all interested artists to attend as an Artist in Residence at Porphyry Island Lighthouse took place in late May and the lighthouse group is pleased to announce the following artists. “My name is Michel Dumont and I have a long personal history with the light houses of Lake Superior....

  • Voyageur Outward Bound School

    17th August 2017 3:00pm
    A group from the Voyageur Outward Bound School from Ely, MN USA will be passing through.

  • Silver Islet Reunion

    18th August 2017 12:00pm
    The members of the Silver Islet Yacht Club and Friends of Porphyry Group have booked the boat yard grounds for a rendezvous on August 18-19-20. The general public will still have access to the site, but may have to find alternate anchorages and tenting sites on these dates. Boaters are welcome to use Walkers Channel...

  • Trowbridge-T Harbour- Sleeping Giant Rendezvous

    19th August 2017 8:30am
    The TBYC & CLLS members and friends will berth at the T-Harbour mooring balls for a Lake Superior Rendezvous. The Sleeping Giant Provincial Park will be available for hikes and activities during the day, and Trowbridge Lightstation will be open to the public for tours.

  • The Great Trail Celebration

    26th August 2017 10:30am
    With Porphyry and Number Ten lighthouses being part of the Great Trail, and part of the Lake Superior Water Trail, an event will be held to celebrate nationally the opening of the trail coast to coast. Further detail will be posted here at a later date.

( see event archive for past events )