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Hobby Steamboating Meets & Events
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August 2009 : 7 8 9 15 16 21 22 23

Friday, August 7, 2009
Event Title: Northwest Steam Society Annual Meet
Where: Blaine, Washington, USA
Friday, August 7, 2009
Held annually since 1975, this the NWSS Meet draws hobby steam enthusiasts from San Diego, California to Juneau, Alaska. Although primarily about hobby steamboats there are also traction engines, steam cars, logging equipment, fire fighting equipment, calliopes... Held in a different location in each the Meet is an opportunity for hobby steamers to get together and swap tales as well as expose the general public to the hobby.
Held this year in Blaine Washington, there is much information as well as lodging, weather, tides, registration, contact info at http://www.northweststeamsociety.org


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Saturday, August 8, 2009
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Event Title: Lake Nockamixon Steamboat Meet
Where: Lake Nockamixon, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Saturday, August 8, 2009

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Steamboating here is enjoyable - no i.c. boats over 20hp so no wake surfing. Paved boat ramp with parking (if you're boat is not PA or NJ registered you'll have to get a permit). Rest rooms, picnic tables, and over 7 miles of deep water lake with forested shoreline. More info at
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/nockamixon.aspx
Contact:
Donald Fenstermacher, Jr.
215-529-9556
sladelaide@verizon.net


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Event Title: Northwest Steam Society Annual Meet
Where: Blaine, Washington, USA
Saturday, August 8, 2009
Held annually since 1975, this the NWSS Meet draws hobby steam enthusiasts from San Diego, California to Juneau, Alaska. Although primarily about hobby steamboats there are also traction engines, steam cars, logging equipment, fire fighting equipment, calliopes... Held in a different location in each the Meet is an opportunity for hobby steamers to get together and swap tales as well as expose the general public to the hobby.
Held this year in Blaine Washington, there is much information as well as lodging, weather, tides, registration, contact info at http://www.northweststeamsociety.org


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Sunday, August 9, 2009
(7 8 9 15 16 21 22 23)
Event Title: Northwest Steam Society Annual Meet
Where: Blaine, Washington, USA
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Held annually since 1975, this the NWSS Meet draws hobby steam enthusiasts from San Diego, California to Juneau, Alaska. Although primarily about hobby steamboats there are also traction engines, steam cars, logging equipment, fire fighting equipment, calliopes... Held in a different location in each the Meet is an opportunity for hobby steamers to get together and swap tales as well as expose the general public to the hobby.
Held this year in Blaine Washington, there is much information as well as lodging, weather, tides, registration, contact info at http://www.northweststeamsociety.org


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Saturday, August 15, 2009
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Where: Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CN
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Two days of discussions, seminars, demonstrations and exhibits of maritime machinery from 1889 to 1963. Well worth the visit - and ride on the S.S. Sabino!

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Sunday, August 16, 2009
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Where: Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CN
Sunday, August 16, 2009
Two days of discussions, seminars, demonstrations and exhibits of maritime machinery from 1889 to 1963. Well worth the visit - and ride on the S.S. Sabino!

Friday, August 21, 2009
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Event Title: Steamboat Days
Where: Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Friday, August 21, 2009
Steamboat Days is an annual event at the Hudson River Maritime Museum. Boat launching is free at the Hideaway Marina, about 1/4 mile from the Museum up Rondout Creek. Friday is an unscheduled day for boats to arrive and dock. Saturday is the public day,starting around 12:00 Noon with various demonstrations and musical performances. Free rides will be provided for the public by any larger boats that wish to participate. Fire wood will be provided. Saturday night there will be a London Broil steak cookout dinner. Sunday morning at 10:00 AM we will have a brunch provided by the Sea Scouts. Boats can explore Rondout Creek and the Hudson River. The water is fresh at Kingston so condensers are not required.
Contact: John R. Crist, telephone: 518-731-9375, email: crist133@aol.com



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Saturday, August 22, 2009
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Saturday, August 22, 2009
10 White Street, Salem, MA
Over 40 classic/antique boats, they're looking for steamboats. Docking is included with registration.
Contact:
Pat Wells
phone: 617-666-8530
email: patwells@earthlink.net

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Event Title: Steamboat Days
Where: Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Steamboat Days is an annual event at the Hudson River Maritime Museum. Boat launching is free at the Hideaway Marina, about 1/4 mile from the Museum up Rondout Creek. Friday is an unscheduled day for boats to arrive and dock. Saturday is the public day,starting around 12:00 Noon with various demonstrations and musical performances. Free rides will be provided for the public by any larger boats that wish to participate. Fire wood will be provided. Saturday night there will be a London Broil steak cookout dinner. Sunday morning at 10:00 AM we will have a brunch provided by the Sea Scouts. Boats can explore Rondout Creek and the Hudson River. The water is fresh at Kingston so condensers are not required.
Contact: John R. Crist, telephone: 518-731-9375, email: crist133@aol.com



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Sunday, August 23, 2009
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Event Title: 27th Antique & Classic Boat Festival
Sunday, August 23, 2009
10 White Street, Salem, MA
Over 40 classic/antique boats, they're looking for steamboats. Docking is included with registration.
Contact:
Pat Wells
phone: 617-666-8530
email: patwells@earthlink.net

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Event Title: Steamboat Days
Where: Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401
Sunday, August 23, 2009
Steamboat Days is an annual event at the Hudson River Maritime Museum. Boat launching is free at the Hideaway Marina, about 1/4 mile from the Museum up Rondout Creek. Friday is an unscheduled day for boats to arrive and dock. Saturday is the public day,starting around 12:00 Noon with various demonstrations and musical performances. Free rides will be provided for the public by any larger boats that wish to participate. Fire wood will be provided. Saturday night there will be a London Broil steak cookout dinner. Sunday morning at 10:00 AM we will have a brunch provided by the Sea Scouts. Boats can explore Rondout Creek and the Hudson River. The water is fresh at Kingston so condensers are not required.
Contact: John R. Crist, telephone: 518-731-9375, email: crist133@aol.com



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