Port Townsend: Fort Worden centennial activities

Anniversary Days kick off the centennial celebration at Fort Worden and is one of four festivals in 2002 that will honor the rich history and significant contributions of Fort Worden.

The festival, which begins May 10 with the arrival of military veterans and others returning to Fort Worden, is slated to run through May 19 and includes the following events:

Friday, May 10

9:45 a.m. — Flag raising with color guard, parade grounds.

10 a.m. — Reunion Center grand opening with Park Commission, Building 203.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop.

11 am – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden”‘ Reunion and History Project, Reunion Center

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. — Commemorative postal cancel stamp, Guardhouse

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Natural History Exhibit.

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. — Park Campus tours.

3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. — Coastal Artillery and Defense of Pacific Northwest presentation, Wheeler Theater.

Saturday, May 11

8 a.m. — 10th annual Rhody Bicycle Tour, Haines Street park and ride

9:45 a.m. — Flag raising with color guard, parade grounds.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden” Reunion and History Project, Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

10 a.m.-Noon, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. — Park Campus Tours.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Rhody Arts and Craft Fair, PT.

11 a.m. — Rhody Run Official’s Race, Officer’s Row.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Port Townsend Marine Science Center, exhibits open.

Noon – 5 p.m. — Friends of Willie and Joe military living history, east of building 225.

1 p.m. — Christophe Chagnard pre-concert lecture, Wheeler Theater.

2 p.m. — Centrum presents Northwest Sinfonietta, McCurdy Pavilion.

2:30 p.m. — “Plankton on Parade” interpretive program, Marine Exhibit.

4 p.m. — Senior’s Rhody Royalty Dance, PT Community Center.

Sunday, May 12

9:45 a.m. — Flag raising.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Park tours.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Commanding Officers Quarters Museum open.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Port Townsend Marine Science Center exhibits open.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Friends of Willie and Joe military living history, east of building. 225.

11 a.m. — Octopus and Fossil Records program, Natural History Exhibit.

1 p.m. — Commemorative Ceremony, Parade grounds

3:15 p.m. — 1902 John Philip Sousa Band concert, McCurdy Pavilion.

Monday, May 13

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Natural History Exhibit open.

3 p.m. — Rhody Royalty Hand Prints, Haller Fountain, PT.

4 p.m. — Centennial Rhododendron Garden Opening, adjacent to Fort Worden Chapel.

Tuesday, May 14

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

12 p.m. – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Wednesday May 15,

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Reunion Center with History Project, building 203.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Thursday, May 16

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Friday, May 17

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Natural History Exhibit open.

Noon – 6 p.m. — Rhody Flower Show entries received, Fort Worden Chapel.

3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m. — Coastal Artillery and Defense of Pacific Northwest presentation, Wheeler Theater.

Saturday, May 18

8:30 a.m. — Caldwell Memorial Rhody Open, PT Golf Club.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Pacific Challenge historic boat race, Fort Worden beach.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

Noon – 4 p.m. — Port Townsend Marine Science Center exhibits open.

Noon – 5 p.m. — Rhody Flower Show, Fort Worden Chapel.

1 p.m. — 67th Rhody Festival Grand Parade, PT.

2:30 p.m. — Puget Sound Food Webs program, Marine Exhibit.

Sunday, May 19

9 a.m. — Caldwell Memorial Rhody Open, PT Golf Club.

9 a.m. — Rhody Run XXIV – 12k walk and run, Fort Worden.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — “Come Home to Fort Worden,” Reunion Center.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Guardhouse Visitor Center and Gift Shop open.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Rhody Flower Show, Fort Worden Chapel.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. — Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum open.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. — Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum open.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. — Port Townsend Marine Science Center exhibits open.

2:30 p.m. — How Old Is It? interpretive program, Natural History Exhibit.

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