Tall ship visit
WHAT: The Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftan will tie up in Ilwaco. Ticketed visitors will be welcome to go aboard to learn the workings of a tall ship, sing sea shanties and hear maritime tales.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 30-31.
WHERE: The Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave., Ilawco.
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LADY WASHINGTON: The ship was launched on March 7, 1989, a replica of ships that sailed in the late 1700s and early 1800s. The Lady Washington was built in Aberdeen by the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority. The ship is a full-scale reproduction of the original Lady Washington and has made several movie appearances and most recently was featured in a new music video produced by Seattle-based rapper Macklemore.
HAWAIIAN CHIEFTAN: Built of steel, the ship was launched June 12, 1988. The Seaport Authority purchased the split-topsail ketch in October 2005.
SPECIAL TOURS: The Seaport Authority is offering a special tour of the Lady Washington from 2-4 p.m. May 30-31. Tickets are $39-$47. For more information, go to historicalseaport.org/event/adventure-ilwaco.
UPCOMING VISITS: The Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington also are scheduled for additional visits July 7 and Aug. 28.
ADMISSION: A $3 donation per person is requested for the self-guided walk-on tours.
INFORMATION: Go to funbeach.com.