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Alaska World Arts Festival

Homer, Kachemak Bay, AK September 6 - September 19

Artists and art lovers of all ages are invited to a two-week celebration of worldwide arts in Homer, Alaska - offering 100 performances, exhibits, readings, studio tours and workshops through music, dance, theater, film, visual arts, written word and comedy in 50 venues. Come for a day, a weekend, a week… SEE MORE

One Night In Memphis

Camden, ME September 20 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

One Night In Memphis, the acclaimed tribute to Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash, lands one-night-only at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St./Route 1, just a short stroll from the harbor. No-fee tickets to this general admission show are $30 in advance, $35 day-of, available… SEE MORE

4th Annual Long Island Hop Festival

South Jamesport, NY September 21 @ 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Back for its fourth year on the North Fork, the Long Island Hop Festival will introduce attendees to locally and nationally available hop-forward and hop-infused beer such as IPAs, DIPAs, NEIPAs and more! The festival will also offer attendees the rare opportunity to taste wet hop beers (beers made with… SEE MORE

Washington State Fair

Seattle, WA August 30 - September 22

The Washington State Fair, formerly the Puyallup Fair, is the largest single attraction held annually in the state of Washington. The fair continually ranks in the top ten largest fairs in the United States. The Washington State Fair hosts two annual events: the 21-day Washington State Fair every September, and the… SEE MORE

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Freshly hooked Albacore Tuna.

StarKist Hit With $100 Million Fine in Tuna Price-Fixing Case

9/13/2019 by US Harbors

By Micah Maidenberg. StarKist Co. has been ordered to pay a $100 million penalty for its role in a conspiracy that prosecutors say inflated the prices consumers paid for canned tuna. The market leader for packaged tuna in the U.S., StarKist worked with rivals Bumble Bee Foods LLC and Chicken… SEE MORE

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Gov. DeSantis Requests $625 Million for Everglades Restoration

9/13/2019 by US Harbors

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his request to the Florida Legislature of $625 million in recurring funding for the next three years for Everglades restoration and protection of Florida’s water resources. This funding will meet the $2.5 billion goal outlined in the Governor’s Bold Vision for a Brighter Future budget.… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: Be Prepared for a Medical Emergency

9/13/2019 by US Harbors

By Pat Mundus. I took my original CPR and first-aid class as a mandatory sailing instructor requirement. As a blasé teenager, I never thought I’d use the skills. I soon learned how effective the training was in a crisis. After expelling a huge projectile from a choking person’s airway using… SEE MORE

Rare Harvest Moon to Appear this Friday the 13th

9/11/2019 by US Harbors

By Gordon Johnston. The Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon, the Fruit Moon, the Barley Moon, the Corn Moon, the Mid-Autumn Festival Moon, the Chuseok Moon, the Modhu Purnima and the Binara Pura Pasalosvaka Poya. The Moon will be full early Saturday morning, Sept. 14, 2019, appearing "opposite" the Sun (in… SEE MORE

Inside the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado.

How Bits and Bytes of Data Become a Forecast

9/11/2019 by US Harbors

Every day in America, millions of people wake up with the same question on their minds, “What’s the weather today?” The US Department of Commerce found that the majority of Americans check the weather forecast 3.8 times per day, equating to 301 billion forecasts consumed per year! These days, we… SEE MORE

Mayflower II docked in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Mayflower II Launched Into Water After 3-Year Restoration

9/11/2019 by US Harbors

By Jackie Bruno and Kaitlin McKinley Becker. A restored replica of the ship that pilgrims sailed to Plymouth in 1620 was launched into the water in Mystic, Connecticut, on Saturday for the first time in three years. On a sunny day in Mystic, with just enough wind to fill the… SEE MORE

The two-tone lobster was found in Penobscot Bay by Capt. Daryl Dunham when he was fishing in coastal waters off Maine. Photo by Maine Center for Coastal

Found in Maine: A 1-in-50 Million Lobster

9/11/2019 by US Harbors

By Laura M. Holson. Some lobsters aren’t meant for a roll. That was the case for a rare two-toned lobster that was plucked recently from the icy waters off Stonington, Me., and which scientists say is a one-in-50 million find. The lobster, split from head to tail into halves of… SEE MORE

Boating 101: Navigation Rules

9/6/2019 by US Harbors

The Navigation Rules for vessels establish actions for boaters to take to avoid a collision. The Navigation Rules are published by the U. S. Government Printing Office, and are available in any boating supply store. Every boat owner should have a copy, but it is mandatory that a copy be… SEE MORE