The 106th EPHRAIM REGATTA is this weekend!  The Ephraim Regatta is the oldest on the Great Lakes and is one of the largest Flying Scot regattas in the U.S.  Races begin Saturday August 6 at 11:00 AM and Sunday August 7 at 10:00 AM.  Even if you are not competing or volunteering, come on down to the EYC to socialize with fellow members and watch the races from the EYC’s comfortable, spacious bleachers.   If you plan to compete but have not yet registered, you can register from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at the Regatta Welcome Party or from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Saturday at the EYC.

Everyone is invited to the REGATTA WELCOME PARTY Friday, August 5 at 6:00 PM at the home of Jay Lott, 9910 Mueller Lane, Bailey’s Harbor, about 5 minutes from the EYC.  The all-you-can-eat menu includes appetizers, smoked salmon, kebabs and brats on the grill, fresh grilled garden veggies and salads.  Activities will include croquet, bocce ball, horseshoes, volleyball and music.  Beer and soft drinks will be served.  Directions from the EYC:  drive 1/4 mile south on Highway 42 to Highway Q.  Turn left on Q and follow Q east 3 1/2 miles to the intersection with Mueller Lane.  Turn right on Mueller Lane.  The house is the only one on Mueller Lane.  The Regatta Welcome Party is an EYC fundraiser; cost is $12, children 12 and under $6, children 5 and under free.

The legendary REGATTA BRATFEST is Saturday, August 6 beginning at 6:00 PM.  All EYC members and guests are invited.  As always, your hosts the Klein family will serve all-you-can-eat roasted corn, grilled bratwurst, beer and soft drinks in an outdoor setting.  Children are welcome.  Besides eating, drinking and socializing, there is also volleyball and music.  From the EYC, take Hwy. 42 south past the golf course to Maple Grove Road.  Turn left on Maple Grove.  Take Maple Grove east to Gibraltar Road.  Turn right on Gibraltar and go about 1/2 mile.  The driveway will be marked with flags on your right.  The address is “Camelot”, 3282 Gibraltar Road.  Your hosts are the Klein family.   The Bratfest is an EYC fundraiser; cost is $11, children 12 and under $6, children 5 and under free.