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Thursday, June 08, 2006

MHN Calendar: Chantey Sing, Disaster Lecture, More...

Here's selected special events from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for the June 9-11, 2006.
  • 6/10/2006: Music, Northwest Seaport Chantey Sing, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Price: FREE, Elliott Bay Marina,aboard Adventuress, 2601 W. Marina Pl., Seattle, 206-448-0707, walice1@qwest.net, Chantey sing-along aboard the historic schooner Adventuress. This event is rescheduled from the regular monthly June 9 chantey sing at South Lake Union Park.
  • 6/11/2006: Lecture, Sinking of the Steamer Dix, Bainbridge Island Historical Society, Noon to 5:00 PM, Price: Contact BIHS, BIHS Museum, 215 Ericksen Ave. NE, Bainbridge Island, Wash., 206-842-2773, info@bainbridgehistory.org, The BIHS Annual Old-Timer's and Storyteller's Picnic will feature a lecture on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the passenger steamer Dix.
  • June 10-11, 2006: Race, Annual Classic Mariners' Regatta, Northwest Maritime Center, Price: Contact NWC, Port Hudson, Port Townsend, Wash., 360-379-2629, info@nwmaritime.org, The largest sailing race of wooden vessels in the Pacific Northwest.
  • June 9-11, 2006: Cruise, Puget Sound, Beginning to End, FiberGlassics Northwest, Price: Contact FGNW, Puget Sound, Begin at Port Townsend, 360-385-5038, marty@islandboatshop.com, FGNW members cruise the entire length of Puget Sound from Port Townsend to Olympia.
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 info@maritimeheritage.net.

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