Events Calendar

The Seaport hosts year-round special events, festivals and family education programming. Events typically require paid admission to the Seaport. See the individual event description for further details.

Cruising Washington, British Columbia and Alaska in the wake of Captain George Vancouver : A special event with John M. Horton

John Horton
October 28, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
This presentation will showcase approximately 20 of the 53 paintings that John has produced of the Pacific West Coast showing places Captain Vancouver charted and named from Washington State all the way North to Alaska.  John has traveled 4 times to Alaska, on his own converted 52’ admiral’s launch, to research all these intriguing facts about this voyage.   

Watercolor on the Waterfront with Urban Sketchers Darsie Beck & Ken Fulton

Event Poster
November 5, 2017 (All day) - January 1, 2018 (All day)

Maritime works from Urban Sketchers - Darsie Beck & Ken Fulton

Join us for a talk given by Shawn Murphy detailing the sinking of the Bahada

Foss Waterway Seaport Image
November 4, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Spend an afternoon with the Foss Waterway Seaport and Shawn Murphy.

Shawn is a local researcher who has given lectures throughout the Puget Sound on a variety of local maritime events in addition to being a frequent volunteer here at the Foss Waterway Seaport.

During this talk, Shawn will share with us what he has learned about the Steam Tugboat Bahada which sank in 1926. We'll learn about the history of the boat, the crew that sailed on her, and the efforts to find the remains of the Bahada after it sank.

47° North, 122° West - A night with the Artist, Shon Frostad

Foss Waterway Seaport Image
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us on Third Thursday for a night with Shon Frostad. Shon will be on hand to speak about his exhibit 47° North, 122° West.

You can see examples of Shon's work at: