Back by popular demand again this year, the Military Vehicle Show returns to Fort Worden, September 2-5, 10 am to 4 pm and is sponsored by the Coast Artillery Museum.

Vehicles will be parked in the field behind the main gun line at the top of the hill. On Saturday and Sunday free rides to and from the top of the hill (in vintage vehicles) will be available from the gate and from the Coast Artillery Museum with no charge for the rides.

On Saturday and Sunday tours of the Harbor Entrance Control Post will be available from 11 am to 3 pm and the Mortar Battery Plotting Room will be open. There will be a guided walking tour of the gun line starting in the grassy field near Battery Randol at 1 pm on Saturday. For more information, call 360.385.0373 or go

The Washington Civil War Association will be setting up camp on Fort Worden’s Parade Ground and will be open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. They will also be sponsoring an 1800s Contra Dance in the USO building on Saturday September 3 from 8 pm to 11:30 pm. Donations are appreciated. For more information,