Cruise on Green Lake to Benefit Town Square

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Norton Boat Works of Green Lake is partnering with Town Square Community Center once again to offer wooden boat rides on the Saturday of Harvest Fest, September 28 from 9 am to 3 pm. Boat rides are 20 minutes long and tickets will be sold by cash or check at the wharf in Deacon Mills Park for $10 each. All proceeds will benefit Green Lake’s nonprofit Town Square Community Center.

Photo credit: Jim Koepnick

Photo credit: Jim Koepnick

“People will be riding a 1990 30' Hacker Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout that can hold 7 or 8 people comfortably,” said Jorge Gutierrez of Town Square. “This limo-like boat is arguably one of the best crafts ever made, so you are all in for a treat!”

The Norton family has been building boats since the late 1800s. They have been in business as Norton Boat Works since 1970, and over the years, they have built and restored hundreds of classic wooden boats. From repairing a simple "dock rash" to designing a brand new custom cruise, Norton Boat Works are a full service wooden boat building facility aiming to serve the community. 

Projects and programs of Town Square Community Center are made possible by the generous support of Green Lake Renewal, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For further information, call 920-807-0008 or visit