Calendar of Events

Have an event to list? Let us know through the "Contact Us" page as early as possible. Make sure to include dates, times and location. Also please include a contact name, phone and email if possible.

2020 Events

Due to recent public health concerns, the Northwest Steam Society Board of Directors is making decisions regarding Society Sponsored Events, on a one-by-one basis. Decisions and information about events that are sponsored by individuals or other organizations are the responsibility of those parties. Please reach out to the contact person or website listed for each event below to obtain the most current available information.


                                 Saturdays, August 8 and August 22    1:00 pm & 3:00 pm          

                                 Steamship Saturday Aboard the Virginia V 

                                Center for Wooden Boats

                                Lake Union, Seattle, WA 

                                Take a narrated cruise aboard a historic landmark vessel powered by a fully

                                operational steam engine. Refreshments available onboard. 

                                 $20/ non-members    $15/ members (including NWSS members)    FREE/ youth (12 and under)

                                Tickets at

                                                See for the Center for Wooden Boats' COVID-19 safety procedures and guidelines.


Saturday-Sunday, August 15-16                            

Annual Wooden Boat Show Cancelled   

Port of Toledo, OR                                                            

(541) 336-5207

In August, we will host a virtual Wooden Boat Show on Facebook, please follow our Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show page. We will encourage exhibitors to share photos and videos of their beautiful wood boats, we will post photos and videos from previous year’s shows and of course, there will be previous years’ T-shirts!

Saturday, August 22   1:00 pm & 3:00 pm       

Steamship Saturday Aboard the Virginia V 

Center for Wooden Boats

Lake Union, Seattle, WA 

(See detailed listing above)

Thursday-Monday, September 3 - 7

Victoria Classic Boat Festival

At this time, we are planning on the Festival moving ahead as planned.

Please check website for latest information.

* Be advised that due to Covid-19, cross-border travel may be regulated.      

Inner Harbour                                                 

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


Saturday-Monday, September 4 -7                      

Olympia Maritime Festival - Cancelled                

Olympia, WA


Friday-Sunday, September 11 - 13                           

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival - Cancelled

No details yet, but something is in the works for this September.

Point Hudson Marina                                     

Port Townsend, WA


Tuesday-Friday, September 15-18  NEW DATE        

Lake Mayfield Mini Meet

Lake Mayfield Resort and Marina

250 Hadaller Road                                   

Mossyrock, WA 98564

All reservations made for the original May dates will be honored at no extra charge

Contact: Janet or Bruce Heppler                                    

(360) 225-9083

Reservations: Contact Joy

Lake Mayfield Resort & Marina

Office: (360) 985-2357

Saturday, September 19

Steamers' Breakfast - Tentative

Contact: Murray Etherington



Friday-Sunday, September 25 - 27

Sacramento Delta Steamboat Regatta

B&W Resort                                                           

984 Brannan Island Road (Delta Loop)

Isleton, CA

Contact: Jerry and Phyllis Blain

(209) 296-4082 (home) or (408) 205-1884 (cell)

NOTE: Early reservations for this event are strongly suggested! 


Saturday, October 17

NWSS Board Meeting


Saturday, October 24

Steamers' Breakfast - Tentative

Contact: Murray Etherington


Monday-Thursday, November 9-12                      

Harris Chain of Lakes Steamboat Meet       

Contact: Bob Babcock

Tavares, FL

(352) 508-5433

Keeping our fingers crossed!


Saturday, November 14                      

Steamers' Breakfast - Tentative        

Contact: Murray Etherington


Saturday, December 12

Steamers' Breakfast - Tentative 

Contact: Murray Etherington



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