Solomons Offshore Grand Prix boat races this weekend

SolomonsGrandprixTake the kids to the Solomons Offshore Grand Prix this weekend to see fast boats up close and in action.

The fourth annual Solomons Offshore Grand Prix, sponsored by Bayside Chevrolet, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15. Get a firsthand look at the boats while touring the pits on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 12 and 13 or before trials on Saturday. See up to 50 boats compete in the races, with trials on Saturday and racing on Sunday.

Park in Glasscock Field and walk to the pits to see the boats. Donations for parking are requested. There will be a chance to meet the teams, food, vendors and kids activities.

To see the trials and races take a shuttle to the Solomons Riverwalk. There will be trials from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday and a boat parade from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Races will take place on Sunday starting around noon. For a full schedule of events visit the Solomons Offshore Grand Prix website.

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