The Hanthorn Cannery Foundation will hold its 10th-annual Bumble Bee/CRPA cannery workers reunion 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Pier 39 in Astoria.
“The reunion is to help celebrate the life of old cannery workers and their history,” organizer Peter Marsh said.
The event is free and open to everyone, and features several minor attractions as well.
A giant birthday cake with a bumble bee on top and barbecued salmon will be served for dinner, donated prizes will be raffled off, and Marsh will play some tunes throughout the event. T-shirts sporting a vintage Bumble Bee gift box design will be on sale.
The reunion is expected to attract several hundred people, including local politicians and the mayor according to Marsh.
Marsh is introducing six new life-sized cannery photos from the archives, one of which features a sailing gillnetter.
“People will be impressed,” Marsh said. “We look forward to meeting people who helped make Astoria famous for the salmon industry.”