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  • Porphyry Island Clean UP

    1st June 2018 8:30am
    Annual Cleanup at Porphyry Island will take place on June 2nd weekend 2018, if you would like to join up please register.  We are running a charter from Thunder Bay and Silver Islet. Please click on reservations to come on June 2. We are looking for people to help out in the following areas: Cut...

  • Trowbridge Lighthouse Clean UP

    15th June 2018 8:30am
    Trowbridge Lighthouse Clean-up,  June 15-17 Volunteering at a lighthouse restoration is a lot of fun and hard work. We appreciate the support that volunteers provide to these projects knowing in the future more will come to understand and appreciate the value of lighthouse preservation. Schedule: Volunteers to depart from Silver Islet starting Saturday morning at 8am and return...

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Artist-in-Residence arrives for two week term.

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    The Artist in Residence (AIR) program operates for two month this summer at Porphyry Island and qualifying artist(s) will be provided with an opportunity to stay for two weeks which allows an artist to practice and share their art experience with visitors and leave behind some artwork in our gallery.

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • Outward Bound

    4th July 2018 8:00am
    Outward Bound interpretive program and work party.

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Artist-in-Residence arrives for two week term.

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    The Artist in Residence (AIR) program operates for two month this summer at Porphyry Island and qualifying artist(s) will be provided with an opportunity to stay for two weeks which allows an artist to practice and share their art experience with visitors and leave behind some artwork in our gallery.

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • On-the-Water Rendezvous- Trowbridge Island

    21st July 2018 2:00pm
    The Rendezvous on the water will take place at T-Harbour with boaters accessing Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and later taking a tour to Trowbridge Lighthouses. The event is operated by TBYC and the Lighthouse group is helping give tours at the lighthouse.

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • Save Ontario Shipwrecks- Superior Chapter

    27th July 2018 9:00am
    An annual event of the Save Ontario Shipwrecks- Superior Chapter group who will be diving off of Porphyry Island and area Islands. Thinking about summer time? Want to explore Lake Superior and experience a new camping location!? Well then join for our weekend extravaganza at the GORGEOUS Porphery Island from July 27th to the 29th!...

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Artist-in-Residence arrives for two week term.

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    The Artist in Residence (AIR) program operates for two month this summer at Porphyry Island and qualifying artist(s) will be provided with an opportunity to stay for two weeks which allows an artist to practice and share their art experience with visitors and leave behind some artwork in our gallery.

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • SUNORA-SUperior NOrth-shore RegattA

    4th August 2018 9:30am
    The SUNORA is an annual sailing regatta starting its a week and sailers and power boaters travel along the north shore of Lake Superior. This event is organized by the TBYC and the awards night activities are facilitated by the Canadian Ligthouses of Lake Superior at Porphyry Island Boathouse & Yard, with tours of the...

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • Outward Bound

    7th August 2018 3:00pm
    Outward Bound interpretive program and work party.

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Artist-in-Residence arrives for two week term.

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    The Artist in Residence (AIR) program operates for two month this summer at Porphyry Island and qualifying artist(s) will be provided with an opportunity to stay for two weeks which allows an artist to practice and share their art experience with visitors and leave behind some artwork in our gallery.

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • Outward Bound

    15th August 2018 2:00pm
    Outward Bound interpretive program and work party.

  • Silver Islet Yacht Club Annual Rendezvous

    17th August 2018 10:30am
    Silver Islet Yacht Club Annual Rendezvous

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

  • On-the-Water Rendezvous – Porphyry Island Lighthouse

    25th August 2018 2:00pm
    The Rendezvous on the water will take place at Porphyry Island with boaters accessing the lighthouse facilities for tours and a BBQ. The event is operated by TBYC and hosted by the Lighthouse group.

  • Lighthouse Tour

    2nd July 2018 12:00pm
    Tour the historic Porphyry Island Lighthouse and experience firsthand the life and adventure of a Lake Superior light keeper. Climb aboard a charter for a ride across the bay to this unique place. Ascend the light tower for breath-taking views as part of the guided tour that includes a delicious picnic lunch and short walk...

  • Host Family Light keeper arrives for a one week term

    2nd July 2018 4:30pm
    Look after the homestead for one week at Porphyry Island Lighthouse and enjoy this exclusive experience. Bring your significant other or family to the lighthouse. Work with lighthouse staff to operate the lighthouse, meet visitors, take tours, and explore this Lake Superior island. There are a few requirements that need to be met prior to...

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