Isn’t there a wooden kayak symposium of some sort in Michigan’s U.P. or the northern part of the lower peninsula each summer? I see there is a Great Lakes sea kayak symposium in Grand Marais each summer, but that’s not really a wooden boat thing.
check WoodenBoat magazine
There used to be (not sure if they do it anymore) a wooden boat show in Bay City,MI which is the home of West Systems.
I’m not sure
but the iron kayak symposium was a complete bust.
Ya missed it.
I’ve been wanting to go to this for a couple of years now, but it just hasn’t been in the cards.