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Fall Boating Season - Oh so Sweet!
Every September Seward changes from a hustle and bustle tourist town into the mellow and charming Port town that we all love.  The type of tourist you see walking around town no longer is off a cruise ship, but is more likely to be an Alaskan from another part of the state finally over the busy working season and able to spend a little time traveling in their home state before winter sets in. 

Around the harbor is a different vibe too.  Days are often spent puttering on projects and nights are spent on board at the docks.  Boaters and fishermen take on an island type pace and happily chat about the wonderful past boating season and hopes for the next.  The urge to need to go on just one more overnight is at bay and just being on your boat, getting a few things ticked off the to do list is a weekend well spent.  Without the crowds and traffic a quite afternoon can be spent exploring town, or maybe one of the many hiking trails we are fortunate to have an abundance of here in Seward.  No longer do you need to wait in line at your favorite Seward dining establishment or circle the harbor area looking for a parking spot.  If you're lucky enough to get to spend some time in Seward this September you'll surely notice that all the folks around town are just simply savoring the sweet days of Fall.    Arin Ortman

Save the date of September 15th.
This Sunday is our SAC Membership Event at Chinooks (upstairs) 5-8 pm. Included in this e-mail is this year's poster. There will be various auction items to win.

We have 5 delicious hors d'oeuvres to choose from such as Mezze Platter, Crudite, AK Rockfish Ceviche, Marinated Chicken Skewers and Beef Sate. 

On the beverage list is your choice of:·
Beer: Glacier IPA and/or Alaskan white
Wine: Frey house red & Frey house white  
nonalcoholic beverages are also available

Come by and join the fun! See you there!


Winter Boat Watch
It's time to start thinking about Winter Boat watch again.  Rest assured when you sign up for our services that we are a reputable business serving Alaskans since 1975.  In addition to boat watch we also offer winterization and snow shoveling with plastic shovels to protect your vessel. 
Boat Watch & Winterization Sign Up Form

Seward Music and Arts Festival

The Seward Arts Council is thrilled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Seward Music and Arts Festival September 27, 28, and 29 in Seward, Alaska at the  Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Intermodal Facility – a heated, indoor venue.

Having originated in the fall of 2004, the Seward Music and Arts Festival has evolved and expanded immensely in its 10 years. Held the last weekend of each September, the festival is an anticipated celebration for both locals and visitors to conclude the busy summer season.

“It’s like planning a big party for Seward after all the summer mayhem has subsided… and all your friends are invited,” says Gail Burnard, the general director of the festival. “This being our tenth anniversary… it’s gonna be a big one!”

The Seward Music and Arts Festival continues its commitment to youth involvement, education, and creative inspiration. The Seward Arts Council promotes a family-oriented festival with children’s activities and artist’s projects throughout the weekend; including the creation of a mural-in-a-day by members of the Seward Mural Society and a community art show.

The Seward Music and Arts Festival promotes Alaskan-made arts and crafts by welcoming nearly 30 vendors to operate at the festival, as well as allowing attendees the opportunity to place bids on many different goods and services donated by local businesses in a silent auction. Attendees also have access to a diverse food court, with a beer garden available for the 21+ crowd.

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Wednesday July 3rd

12—8 PM Food & Crafts booths open on Adams & Washington Sts.

5—8 PM Bib pick-up at Seward High School

5-6:45 PM Raffle for Men’s and Women’s Race at SHS

7:00 PM Auction for Men’s and Women’s Race at SHS

7:45 PM Mt. Marathon Race Safety Meeting at SHS

Midnight Spectacular Fireworks by Lantiss Fireworks

On the Waterfront

Thursday July 4th

12:01 AM Fireworks by Lantiss on the Waterfront

9:00 AM Food & Craft booths open on Adams & Washington til 6 PM

9:00 AM Race Headquarters at Legends Bld—5th & Washington

9:15 AM Opening Ceremony at Grandstand Downtown 4th Ave

9:25 AM “Star Spangled Banner”

9:30 AM Junior Mt. Marathon Race Downtown

10:00 AM Shoes For Shelter Tourney Fire Hall Lot

11:00 AM Chicken BBQ at Catholic Church 5th & Jefferson

11:15 AM Women’s Mt. Marathon Race Downtown

11:30 AM Mini Mt. Marathon Race Downtown

1:30 PM Petro Marine Services July 4th Parade

“Biggest Small Town Celebration”

3:00 PM Men’s Mt. Marathon Race Downtown

6:00 PM Mt. Marathon Race Awards Ceremony at AVTEC gym

New Listing!
41’ CT Pilothouse Ketch “Lieveling” 1973 Full keel, Keel stepped mast, Wheel steering, North Sails, 5 blade speed prop, 160 gal. fresh water, 150 gal. fuel, Sleeps 8, Dinghy w/OB, New! Espar heater, New Garmin 740 GPS, Radar, Autohelm 6000, Electric Windlass, Life raft, A gentle ride in heavy seasAsking: $65,000

Fairbanks Coastal Nav. Class!    
Classroom instruction which teaches the navigational theory required to safely navigate a vessel in coastal or inland waters. $195
Prerequisites: None
In Fairbanks: Oct. 15, 16 & 17 (6-10pm) 2000 Airport Way - Fairbanks IBEW Union Hall


Come to our next meeting on September 20th, 6PM, at the Breeze Inn! Meeting, potluck and drinks!

Now in its 44th year, the United States Sailboat Show, October 10 - 14, 2013, attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts from around the world to the waterfront of historic Annapolis, Maryland. The Chesapeake Bay town is also
home of U.S. Naval Academy. Recognized worldwide as the premier sailing showcase, this is the place to buy, sell or dream.  Please let Deborah know if you plan to attend!


Our mailing address is: PO Box 948 Seward, AK 99664
Physical location is: 1602 Seward, HWY
Phone:224-3160  Fax:224-7649     or

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