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Thursday, May 04, 2006

MHN Calendar: Tugboat Races, Opening Day, More...

Here's selected items from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for the weekend of May 6-7, 2006.
  • 5/6/2006: Cruise, FGNW Celebrates Opening Day, FiberGlassics Northwest, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Price: Contact FGNW, Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, 360-385-5038,, FGNW boats join the celebration of Opening Day of Boating Season.
  • 5/6/2006: Festival, Penn Cove Water Festival, Penn Cove Water Festival, 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Price: FREE, Coupeville, Washington, Whidbey Island, 360-678-4602,, Annual festival celebrating Native American traditions, including canoe racing.
  • 5/6/2006: Race, US Oil Tugboat Race Championships, Port of Seattle, 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Price: FREE, Seattle Central Waterfront, Bell Street Pier / Pier 66, 206-728-3163,, Annual tugboat races during the Seattle Maritime Festival
  • 5/6/2006: Tour, Virginia V Celebrates Opening Day, Steamer Virginia V Foundation, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Price: $100, South Lake Union Ships Wharf, South Lake Union Park, Seattle, 206-624-9119,, A cruise for members of the Steamer Virginia V Foundation aboard the steamer, which will be the flagship in the Parade of Yachts through the Montlake Cut for Opening Day of Yachting Season in Seattle.
  • 5/7/2006: Presentation, Annual Fishermen's Terminal Memorial Service, Port of Seattle, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Price: FREE, Fishermen's Terminal, Seattle, 206-728-6577,, Annual memorial service for Seattle fishermen lost at sea

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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