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Maritime Museum annual fundraiser set for tonight

The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum is proud to announce its annual "Boats, Blues and BBQ" festival.

The end of the summer celebration and fundraiser will take place Friday, August 28 from 6 to 11 p.m. on the museum campus.

The public is invited for an enjoyable evening with good food, good friends, great blues music and great silent auction items.

The menu for the Boats, Blues and BBQ include barbecued beef sirloins, baked potatoes, vegetable, salad, bread and dessert. There will also be a cash bar available.

Tickets are $20 per person in advance or $25 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, Elden's Food Fair or Pete's County Market.

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Davina and the Vagabonds.

For more information, visit her band's website at

For more information about the museum, call (320) 759-1114 or visit its website at