Picture Yourself On a Boat on A River: Photos From Summer Cruise

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Our annual summer cruise fundraiser on Wednesday, June 27 for our McCormick Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum was perfect: great weather, cool drinks, delicious food, interesting speakers and terrific guests. Take a look! (Photos by Raf Winterpacht and Andrew Herrmann)

Things are looking up. (A.H)

Too much fun? Not possible on a Wendella Chicago River cruise. (R.W.)

This picture is going to be amazing! (A.H.)

A great way to get together and support a great cause. (R.W.)

What's that over there? (A.H.)

Pop-up entertainment from The Irving Sisters. (R.W)

Looking sharp! (A.H.)

Friends of Friends of the Chicago River. (R.W.)

Were you on board? (R.W.)

There's just something about summer in Chi-Town. (A.H.)

The food was excellent. (A.H.)

Everything was eco-friendly, including these compostable cups. (A.H.)

What came in the cups was pretty tasty, too. (R.W.)

Getting out front. (A.H.)

Museum director Josh Coles and Friends Executive Director Margaret Frisbie. (R.W.)

A banner evening, you might say. (A.H.)

Among the expert speakers: Linda Keane of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. (R.W.)

And the raffle winner is...(R.W.)

Thanks to all our sponsors, including Wendella, PepsiCo and CIBC. (A.H.)

Yup, you're in the right place. (A.H.)

A special evening for sure. (A.H.)

We should do this again next year. (A.H.)

Picture youself on a boat on a river. (R.W)

Picture perfect! (A.H.)