Saturday, September 8, 2012
The September version of the annual start-of-summer party on Gull Island in Lake St. Clair takes place today. Are you going?
Jobbie Nooner is the annual skip-day at the beginning of summer for boaters to descend on Gull Island for a day-long party. After a summer on the water, boaters gather again on Gull Island for Jobbie Nooner 2 at the end of the boating season. The event will be held today according to JobbieNooner.com. Are you going?
Friday, June 22, 2012
The annual party on Gull Island in Lake St. Clair takes place Friday. Are you going? Make sure to designate a driver as multiple law enforcement agencies will be on patrol in the lake.
The annual skipday for adults known as Jobbie Nooner takes place on Gull Island Friday - will you be attending? The Mardi Gras-style event on the island, which started years ago, attracts thousands of boats to the island for an alcohol-infused party with beads, music and flashing of skin by attendees. Those heading out to the festivities - where temperatures should be in the upper 70s with a chance of showers around noon - should be mindful of not drinking and boating. Members of the sheriff's marine divisions from St. Clair and Macomb counties, along with the U.S. Coast Guard, will be patrolling the waters in northern Lake St. Clair. "The majority of those attending will be leaving or traveling through Macomb County waters," said Macomb …
Friday, June 24, 2011
Cloudy and cooler temperatures are being attributed to a smaller than usual crowd on Gull Island for the annual Jobbie Nooner party in northern Lake St. Clair.
Five things to get your day started in St. Clair Shores.
Here are a few items that may help you get your day started. 1. It's cooling off today. According to a National Weather Service forecast, there is a 50 percent chance of scattered showers during the day with a high of 65-degrees and the evening will remain mostly cloud dipping to 56-degrees. 2. Interstate 94 will close at 10 p.m. Friday and reopen at 5 a.m. Monday at the I-696 interchange, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. A sign on I-94 has already been warning of the closure, which is part of a $70 million improvement project for the I-94 corridor in Wayne, Macomb and St. Clair counties. 3. Jobbie Nooner, the annual Mardi Gras-like party in Lake St. Clair, will be celebrated today on Gull Island. New this year will …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Beer, beads and boats will be joined by skydivers at the annual festivities this year.
The annual Jobbie Nooner boat party on Gull Island in Lake St. Clair will have an added attraction this year with Red Bull skydivers performing Friday. The event, which started years ago and now attracts thousands of boats, is known —or infamous—for a Mardi Gras-style party with beads, alcohol and flashing of skin by attendees as they tie up their boats off the island. This year, Red Bull is adding the activities with the Red Bull Motown Swoop. Eight professional skydivers will compete in an aerial contest to perform the best "swoop" after free-falling out of a plane. “The idea behind Red Bull Motown Swoop is to take out the ‘normal’ competition technical aspects and simply judge the event on pure impression … it’s all about putting on the…