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Annette Johnston of Highland Park prepares her kayak. (David Kraus/22nd Century Media)
The Mordini family, of Highland Park, pull their boat in to the dock before the start of the North Shore Venetian Night, Aug. 17, at Park Avenue Beach.
Boats were decorated with various lights to make them visible in the night.
Eli Fraerman, Editorial Intern
2:18 am CDT August 20, 2019

As part of the City of Highland Park’s ongoing 150th birthday celebration, an inaugural Venetian night lit up the waters of Lake Michigan near Park Avenue Beach, Aug. 17, hosted by the North Shore Yacht Club.

The North Shore Yacht club brought Highland Park its first Venetian night experience in a night that featured a water parade including decorated kayaks, paddleboards and powerboats. There was also a band and refreshments.