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News Category: Events

Puget Sound ‘on the sound’ day


  Rep. Derek Kilmer and Rep. Marilyn Strickland will be present for Puget Sound Day on the Sound on Tuesday, October 4, from 10:00-11:30 at the Nisqually Cultural Center. They will discuss their priorities for Puget Sound and salmon recovery. Welcome & introductions Remarks from Reps. Strickland & Kilmer Moderated Q&A with Reps. Kilmer & …

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First Annual EV Expo


First Annual EV Expo hosted by the Chamber of Jefferson County. See the Chamber’s Events page for more info and click the image below to download and print the flyer.    

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Point Hudson Jetty Ground Breaking event


SEPTEMBER 14th at 3:30pm Ground Breaking Point Hudson Jetty From the Port of Port Townsend. Follow the link to open the full PDF with details. Join us for this long-awaited event Wednesday, September 14 at 3:30

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Festival Schedule and LOCAL Marine Trades presenters


Many of our members and local marine trades folk have stepped up to make presentations and teach workshops at the Wooden Boat Festival. This is our local tradition and we want to keep it that way. Thank you to all of the presenters and participants from our community keeping the founding symposium spirit alive. See …

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Lifetime Achievement Awards celebrate our own…


The Lifetime Achievement Awards will be held Thursday, September 8 at the Cruising/Technical Stage at the Northwest Maritime Center. Doors open at 5:00 PM, awards start at 5:30 PM. This heartfelt Festival tradition is hosted by WoodenBoat Magazine and is open to the public. Beer and wine available for purchase. 2022 will recognize the Hanke …

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WBF free Passes for PTMTA Tent Volunteers Reminder!


Please help us fill up the tent tender sign up sheet. Marine Trades folk who sign up to chat about their marine trades expertise with visitors at the PTMTA Tent will get free passes at the gate. You can take time to roam the show and still make your shift at the tent. Email the …

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Celebration of Life for Scot Landis


Tuesday, September 27th 4:00 – 8:00pm ~ Finnriver Cidery Chimacum, Washington Please join Kathleen Mitchell in remembering Scott, the remarkable man with the unforgettable smile…. We will have an altar in honor of Scott If so inspired, please bring a special object, poem, candle, or whatever reminds you of Scott to place on the altar  There …

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Meet your kids’ new teachers- event


Monday-August 29th…

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Pacific Marine Expo Registration & info


The Pacific Marine Expo is just three months away and registration goes live this week. Back at the Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle, Washington, November 17-19, this year’s Expo will feature all the fan favorites like daily happy hours and the Fisherman of the Year Competition. Like always, the Education Program is included in …

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Festival Conversation Props


Do you have an interesting model, mock up, or demo sample that we could display in the PTMTA tent at this year’s festival? The PTMTA is looking for interesting objects relevant to the marine trades that will peek visitor curiosity and inspire educational conversations. These items could have historical significance or demonstrate modern techniques or …

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Our Stories; Rockin’ Rendezvous event


A new event in town for a good cause. This inaugural event on August 21st will feature live storytelling with local special guests Margie Abraham (“She raised a “fleet” of sailing children, with humor and grace”, Nancy McDaniel, the Milhollands, and more. Click the poster below to learn more. Below that is a history tidbit …

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Ted Pike Memorial Race AUG 6


The Ted Pike Memorial Race is this Saturday, August 6th, 2022. This unique race involves anchoring, raising sails, running, possibly swimming or paddle boarding or kayaking, and sailing, and drinking (rum, or water). Entry fee: one pint of good rum. Party after the race at the Martha Boat Shop. Get all the details on the …

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Aug 6th open house discussion:Boat Yard Expansion+


The City of Port Townsend, Port of Port Townsend, and Jefferson County PUD will hold an open house for the Sims Gateway and Boat Yard Expansion project at the Port Townsend Community Center on August 6th.  Members of the public are encouraged to drop-in between 10 AM and 1 PM to view results from work …

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ASK the PUD at the August 5th Chamber Cafe


Chamber Cafe is a free, twice monthly Zoom event for community engagement. Name: Chamber Cafe – PUD Date: August 5, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT Register Now Event Description: Join us and our guest s from Jefferson County PUD and learn all they are doing for our quality of life in JeffCo. …

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VOTE by August 2nd


 Local & Midterm elections mean as much, if not more, than presidential elections. Not yet registered? Click here to check your registration status. More information for WA Voters HERE. Without a electeds that actually serve the public, government is dis-functional. Make every vote count.

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PT Sailing Association events


Join us, Saturday July 23, for a Mystery Bay overnight excursion. There will be an informal start off City Dock at 10:00 a.m, heading to I (buoy off Indian Point near Boat Haven entrance), to G (entrance to Kilisut harbor), and a procession  through the channel to Mystery Bay.  EVERYONE WELCOME If you missed this …

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Boatyard Gathering Friday 7.22.22


See you there! Hosted by the NWSWB at the Nomura Building Print this PDF to share the flyers and post them in your shop::NWSWB July Port Event

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NWMC Lifetime Achievement Awardees announced


To be honored and celebrated at the upcoming Wooden Boat Festival: The Lifetime Achievement Awards will kick off this year’s Wooden Boat Festival on Thursday, September 8th, at 5:30 pm! This annual event recognizes exceptional contributions to the wooden boat community. Click on the names to learn more. 2022 Awardees: The Hanke Family  & Steven Rander …

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Gold Star – Open House Party 7/15


You are invited.

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Western Flyer and launch day photos


In case you missed it, there was a nice turn out Wednesday June 29th for the launch of the ‘new’ Western Flyer. This camera was most interested in the people who worked to safely launch the boat, and those who came to show support. When our community shows up for boat launches, there is a …

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