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Marysville - Outdoor Adventure Speaker Series: Paddle Pilgrim - Kayaking the Mississippi River February 27, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The Roy Robinson Subaru Outdoor Adventure Speaker Series at the Marysville Opera House

On the fourth Tuesday of each month the historic Opera House hosts an outdoor adventure speaker. Local authors, outdoor enthusiasts and naturalists share their adventures and expertise on topics including hiking, kayaking, nature photography, boating and more. Each presentation will finish up with a Q & A period and/or book signing and sales. The series is presented by Roy Robinson Subaru.

Entry is $5 at the door
6:00-8:00 pm, doors open at 5:30 pm
Popcorn and refreshments available for purchase
Marysville Opera House is located at 1225 Third Street

Tuesday, February 27th featuring Dave Ellingson - Paddle Pilgrim: Kayaking the Mississippi River
Join professor and pastor Dave Ellingson for an unforgettable evening as he recounts his adventure of a lifetime down the Mississippi River. He will explain how paddling the entire length of the river had been on his bucket-list since he was a boy and read Adventures of Huck Finn. His is an epic tale, told through daily travel posts, reflective ponderings and stunning pictures from his trip. From basking in a sublime sunset in Minnesota to dancing with a snake on an Arkansas sandbar he will keep you entertained throughout the presentation. The 2,300-mile journey is detailed in his book, Paddle Pilgrim: An Adventure of Spirit and Learning Kayaking the Mississippi River.

For more information please visit or call the Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation Office at 360-363-8400.