Virginia V

The steamship Virginia V will be on display at Olympia Harbor Days.

OLYMPIA — The steamship  Virginia V will join tall ships Lady Washington and  Hawaiian Chieftain at the Port of Olympia’s Port Plaza docks for the 44th Annual Olympia Harbor Days festival Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

The event features vintage tugboat races and the Squaxin Island  Tribe’s  Salish  Seaport, including cultural activities,  demonstrations, a traditional  salmon  bake  and beer  garden.

The  Port of Olympia’s plaza is adjacent to Percival  Landing  where  a  fleet  of  Vintage  Tugboats  will  be  available  for  touring  on  Saturday  as  they  get ready  for  the  annual  Sunday  races. 

Festival highlights  also include  a  mini-tug  tug  o’ war, live  bands  on two  stages,  including  America's  First  Corps  Jazz  Combo,  more than 200  arts,  crafts,  commercial  and  food 

Olympia Harbor Days celebrates the return of the vintage tugboats of the Puget Sound to Olympia. 

See the website at harbordays.com for event schedules.

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