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another event drawing big crowds this weekend is the Tall Ships festival in Green Bay NBC 26 is matt jericho having a busy night for us showing us the ships are part of a big weekend of events across northeast wisconsin Bluenose 2 was built in 1963 and for the next few days this famous Canadian ship the recreation of a 1920s fishing schooners will dock right here in Green Bay for the very first time she's quite a ship she appears on the back of the Canadian dime she's in the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame she's been on stamps and known around the world captain Phil Watson will share her story many times this weekend We certainly have people come a long way to see them just to see the ship and why not with a rich history an incredible display and a festive atmosphere it's always a very popular event it draws people from throughout northeastern Wisconsin and surrounding states the last Tall Ships festival brought in an economic impact of 4.4 million dollars it's big for all of the Green Bay area and it's certainly a big boost for downtown Green Bay it could be a boost for all of Northeast Wisconsin with EAA in Oshkosh and Packers training camp near Lambeau Field Northeast Wisconsin is primed for a big tourism weekend but if you ask the people here this is the place to be there's a great great variety here and people could see all kinds of ships and that's mat Jocko reporting the captain of the ship you heard from there says high water levels are a concern this year but he says a blue nose – cleared Leo frigo bridge by only four to six inches coming in he says they'll be keeping an eye on water levels throughout the weekend


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