Oarsman Steve Modich and drummer Mary Marchel tell members of the Dragon Flyz that it's time to practice Thursday evening. The Dragon Flyz, all members of Beltrami County Health Services, sponsor themselves for the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival races. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Paying tribute: Parade of Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival teams, opening ceremonies slated tonight
The Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival will hold its Parade of Teams and opening ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the waterfront.
The Parade of Teams offers the chance for dragon boaters to let loose and just enjoy the experience.
But the opening ceremonies pay tribute to the roots of dragon boat races.
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