by Nicole Didonato,

MUSKEGON, Mich. — The return of winter weather might have many people looking forward to summer.

Mark your calendars for the first ever Great Lakes Surf Festival, Saturday, August 18, at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon.

Festival founder and professional windsurfer Joe Bidawid says the event is meant to bring people together with water activities for all ages.

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