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Saturday, September 16, 2006

MHN Calendar: Thea Foss, Tacoma Maritime Fest, Much More...

Here's selected special events from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for Sept. 16-17, 2006.
  • 9/16/2006: Film, Finding Thea, Wooden Boat Foundation, 6:10 PM to 8:00 PM, Price: Contact WBF, Rose Theatre, Port Townsend, 360-385-3628,, Documentary on Thea Foss, the founder of the Foss tugs dynasty (Read a review in the Bainbridge Island newspaper.)
  • 9/17/2006: Concert, Navy Band Northwest, Naval Undersea Museum, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Price: FREE, Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport, Wash., 360-396-4148,, Brass quintet performs
  • 9/17/2006: Festival, Third Annual Dinghy Fest, Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Price: FREE, Port Hadlock, Wash., 42 N. Water St., 360-385-4948,, Celebrate NWSWB's 25th anniversary with family activities, school tours, and demonstrations; co-sponsored with Ajax CafĂ©
  • Sept. 16-17, 2006: Festival, Commencement Bay Maritime Fest, Youth Marine Foundation, Price: Many events FREE, Foss Waterway, Tacoma, 253-318-2210,, Annual festival celebrating maritime heritage and activities in Tacoma
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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