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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
View other events for the week of 7/17/2011
Laborfest: Labor Boat Tour
Date Sunday July 17
Time 4:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Location Details
Pier 41 left of Pier 39 near outside ticket booth - Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco.
F train.
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/Author
Building Bridges and Labor Maritime History Boat Tour
5:45 PM Boarding, 6:00 PM Departure
Boat leaves promptly at 6:00 PM
Tour lasts 3 hours
Be there 30 minutes before departure to do paperwork.
A complimentary meal will be provided, however, if you are on a special diet please bring your own food.

Join us for this evening cruise on labor history and a close up look at the massive construction project of the eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge. The skills of the ironworkers, operators, carpenters, laborers, electricians and maritime workers who are building this monument are creating a vital link and beautiful artifact of the Bay Area.
Labor historians, photographers and building trades workers will talk about labor history and the construction of the new East Bay Span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Gray Brechin, Mike Daly, Joseph Blum, Harvey Schwartz and others will present along with labor musicians including Carol Denney and others.
To make your reservation:
By E-mail: laborfest [at] laborfest.net or call: (415) 642-8066, and leave your name, phone number and number of people in your party. (We prefer e-mail.)
We will contact you back to confirm your reservation. Then, you should mail a check ($45/person, children under 6 - free, 6 to 12 is $25) to LaborFest, P.O.Box 40983, San Francisco, CA 94140.
We don’t send you tickets, but we will either e-mail or call you back to let you know that we received your check, and as soon as we receive your check, your reservation will be confirmed. You will get your ticket at the pier before you get on the boat.
Please be there at least 30 minutes before the departure time in order to go through paper work.
We expect the tickets to be sold out quickly, so please make your reservation early.
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2011/2011schedule.htm#2
http://graybrechin.net/
http://www.ironworking.com/pic_jblum.html
http://www.caroldenney.com/
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 18th, 2011 5:41 AM
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