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Laborfest: Maritime History Boat Tour
Date Sunday July 15
Time 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Meet to the left of Pier 39, toward Pier 41 (Blue & Gold Fleet), San Francisco.
Event Type Party/Street Party
Labor Maritime History Boat Tour

5:45 PM Boarding, 6:00 PM Departure Boat leaves promptly at 6:00 PM Please arrive 30 minutes before the boarding time. Tour lasts 3 hours A complimentary meal will be provided, however, if you are on a special diet, please bring your own food. (Sorry, we do not take any special orders for food.)

Join the best labor maritime trip in the world. Learn about the great labor history of the Bay Area, from the 1934 Maritime Strike, which helped shape the character of San Francisco, to the effort to save the EPA to ensure the Bay stay clean. We will hear from labor historians Gray Brechin, Harvey Schwartz, Harvey Smith, Lawrence Shoup as well as labor photographer Joseph Blum. We will also hear about ongoing struggles of workers in the Bay Area. Enjoy labor songs with troubadours and musicians. Come one, come all, and experience the beauty of sailing the San Francisco Bay. The tour ends with the spectacular view of the sunset over the Golden Bridge from the middle of the Bay. You can’t afford to miss this great maritime tour.

To make your reservation: By E-mail: laborfest [at] Or call: (415) 642-8066 and leave (1) your name, (2) phone number, and, (3) number of people in your party. (We prefer e-mail.) We will contact you to confirm your reservation. Then, you should mail a check ($45/person, $25/6 to 12, free for children under 6 ) to LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, San Francisco, CA 94140. We don’t send out tickets, but we will either e-mail or call you back to let you know that we received your check, 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. We will be gathering to the left of Pier 39, toward Pier 41 (Blue & Gold Fleet). Please be there at least 30 minutes before departure time in order to go through paper work. We expect the tickets to be sold out quickly, so please make your reservation early.
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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 19th, 2018 7:34 AM