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Thursday, May 18, 2006

MHN Calendar: Tug Comanche, Tom Lewis, More...

Here's selected items from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for the weekend of May 19-21, 2006.
  • 5/19/2006: Lecture, Traditional Norwegian Boat Building, Center for Wooden Boats, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: FREE, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle, 206-382-2628,, Cornelius Sprenger will give a slide talk about his two year experience of boatbuilding at a folk arts school in Norway.
  • 5/20/2006: Exhibit, Rescue of Tug Comanche, Working Waterfront Maritime Museum, Noon to 4:00 PM, Price: Free admission for vets, otherwise regular admission price, Working Waterfront Maritime Museum, 705 Dock St., Tacoma, 253-272-2750,, Celebrate National Maritime Day with a discussion of the rescue of the US Navy tug Comanche.
  • 5/20/2006: Concert, Tom Lewis, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM, Price: $10 General; $8 students, seniors, and maritime heritage organization members, Center for Wooden Boats, 1002 Valley St., Seattle, 206-447-9800,, British singer/sailor Tom Lewis visits from Canada in a rousing concert.
  • 5/21/2006: Meeting, Mahogany and Wine, Payette Lakes Chapter, ACBS, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Price: Contact owner, Eagle Knoll Winery, Eagle, Idaho, 208-286-0699,, Static boat show
  • 5/21/2006: Exhibit, Payette Lakes Antiques and Classics Boat Show, Payette Lakes Chapter, ACBS, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Price: Contact owner, Eagle Knoll Winery, 3705 Highway 16, Eagle, ID, 208-286-0699,, Annual static boat show
  • May 20-21, 2006: Cruise, San Juan Islands Mini-Cruise, FiberGlassics Northwest, Price: Contact FGNW, San Juan Islands, Begin at Anacortes, 360-385-5038,, FGNW members cruise the San Juan Islands.
MHN is always looking for more events for listing in its Calendar page. If you know of a maritime-related event in the Pacific Northwest, please send details to


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