Calendar of Events 2013
Boat-In Worship -- Begins May 26, 2013
Held every Sunday from Memorial Day Weekend
to Labor Day Weekend in front of the Oakwood Resort in Conklin Bay. Come by boat or car. Dress is casual. Pets are welcome too.
The service is held on a large boat (The Lillypad) with a public address system. The Lillypad accomodates about 50 people (FREE attendance), the preacher, and the music group.
- Arrive by YOUR Boat: Bring at least one anchor (two anchors are better on a windy day)
- Attend on the Lillypad: Drive to FROG Tavern. Arrive by 7:30 am. The boat departs at 7:45 am.
- Arrive by Car: Drive to the Oakwood Resort property; bring lawn chairs.
Since the Oakwood Resort is re-opening in the summer of 2013, the format of the event (using The Lillypad) may change.
Wawasee Yacht Club Regatta -- held every weekend from
Memorial Day to Labor Day. Lasers and Sunfish race on Saturday
mornings (beginning at 10:00am) and E-Scows and Lightnings race
on Sunday mornings (beginning at 9:30am).
Ft Wayne Philharmonic-- The Steel Dynamics Foundation Patriotic Pops concert -- performed by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic-- is a special concert usually scheduled around Independence Day. The concert will be at the Oakwood Resort at 7:30pm on Saturday June 29, 2013. In the event of rain, the concert will be relocated to the Wawasee High School.
Syracuse Lake Fireworks-- Thursday evening, July 4, 2013 -- starts at dark, usually around 10pm
Lake Wawasee Fireworks -- Saturday evening, July 6, 2013 -- starts at dark, usually around 10pm
Note on fireworks for planning ahead -- Syracuse Lake fireworks are always on July 4th and Lake Wawasee always follows on the next Saturday. But when July 4th falls on a Saturday, then the Syracuse fireworks are on Friday, July 3 and Lake Wawasee is Saturday July 4.
Lake Wawasee Flotilla Boat Parade -- The parade is scheduled for Saturday July 6. If you do not wish to enter a float, there are additional prizes for the best decorated pier. The theme for 2013 is "Wide World of Sports". See this website for more details: www.wawaseeflotilla.com. More updates will be provided later.
Junior Sailing Program -- one and two week sessions held in July. There is a nominal fee. Contact the Wawasee Yacht Club at 574-457-2321 for more details.
For additional events, check the "NEIGHBORS" directory
issued by the WPOA. Or check the web links to the Syracuse Chamber
of Commerce or Town of Syracuse (see table of contents for links)
Home / Cottage Tour -- The 2013 tour is scheduled for July 27. For more details, see this website:
Syracuse Events (2013):
Friday, May 17 -- 5:00PM-8:00PM
Wawasee Kiwanis Cruzin’ Cuse
Saturday, May 18
Syracuse Community Center
Liberty Bike Ride: Tour des Lakes
Saturday, July 13
Wawasee Kiwanis Triathlon
Saturday, August 10
For more events, see the City of Syracuse Events Calendar: