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Thursday, August 17, 2006

MHN Calendar: Heston, Lake Union, Sanger & Didele

Here's selected special events from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for August 19-21, 2006.
  • 8/19/2006: Film, August Film Series: Gray Lady Down, Naval Undersea Museum, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Price: FREE, Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport, Wash., 360-396-4148,, Watch the adventure-filled submarine movie starring Charleton Heston.
  • 8/19/2006: Tour, Lake Union Historic Walking Tour, Museum of History & Industry, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Price: Contact MOHAI, Start at Gas Works Park, North Lake Union, Seattle, Wash., 206-324-1126,, Walking tour of historic Lake Union with CWB founder Dick Wagner
  • 8/19/2006: Concert, Sanger & Didele / Shanghaied on the Willamette, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM, Price: $10 General; $8 students, seniors, and maritime heritage organization members, South Lake Union Park, Seattle, 206-447-9800,, Eastern Washington comic duo of Sanger & Didele and Portland duo Shanghaied on the Willamette bring their take on the music of the sea to Seattle.
  • 8/20/2006: Music, Port Gamble Maritime Music Festival, Port Gamble, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: Donation, Hood Canal Vista Pavilion, Port Gamble, Wash., 360-297-8074,, Leading Northwest maritime musicians sing songs from our nation's maritime heritage.
  • 8/21/2006: Cruise, September Virginia V Cruise, Steamer Virginia V Foundation, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Price: $65, Virginia V, South Lake Union Park, 206-624-9119,, Deadline for booking a one-way ticket to Port Townsend on Sept 7, 2006, the day before the opening day of the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival
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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