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ASTORIA — The tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain makes a return trip to Astoria and will be docked at the Port of Astoria’s East Mooring Basin from Wednesday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 7.
The tall ship, part of the Aberdeen-based nonprofit Grays Harbor Historical Seaport, sails the waters of the Pacific each year, offering educational programs, free deck tours and sailing trips. It offers a glimpse into our historic past, introducing people to 18th- and 19th-century maritime life.
• Wednesday, Oct. 3, through Friday, Oct. 5: Vessel tours 4 to 5 p.m. with $5 donation.
• Friday, Oct. 5: Evening sail 6 to 8 p.m. $42 to $49.
• Saturday, Oct. 6: Vessel tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with $5 donation.
History Sail: “Oregon’s Pirate” 2 to 4 p.m. $55. Did Sir Francis Drake make landfall in Oregon in 1579? Archaeologist Melissa Darby of the Oregon Heritage Speaker Bureau will point out the evidence for Drake’s presence on the Oregon Coast.
• Sunday, Oct. 7: Vessel Tours 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with $5 donation.
Adventure sail 2 to 4 p.m. $42 to $49.