Dragon Boat races today

Special thanks to Metroblogging for posting this info:

The 6th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival is this Saturday from 8:30am to 4:30pm at Allen’s Landing in Downtown Houston. Organized by the Texas Dragon Boat Association, the races will feature traditional Hong Kong style BuK Dragon Boats measuring 40 feet in length, 4 feet in width, and carring 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, and 1 steersperson. On average, these boats weigh 500 pounds. Come out and watch up to 30 paddling teams competing for the Dragon Boat Championship Cup!

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