Event: Queens County Lighthouse Rally 2016
Mon, Sep 12, 2016 to Tue, Sep 13, 2016
Lighthouse enthusiasts are invited to visit the Lighthouses of Queens County on Saturday September 12 and Sunday September 13, 2015. The lighthouses are being showcased in the 2nd Annual “Queens County Lighthouse Rally”. Participants will be given passports with maps guiding them to 6 lighthouses. They will receive a stamp in their passport at each lighthouse visited. Rally goers will be treated to different activities, from history shows to a scavenger hunt, from drawing and painting their own lighthouse pictures, to a craft market. There will be artists painting at the various lighthouses. The Medway Head Lighthouse will open to the public, allowing visitors to get a firsthand impression of what it was like to be the light keeper. There are gifts for participants as well as prize draws. Visitors can participate in the best “Lighthouse Photo of the Rally” competition to win a fabulous prize.
The purpose of event is to raise awareness of our lighthouses by encouraging people to visit these iconic structures and appreciate how they were once integral parts our maritime communities.