Saturday, April 16, 2016
10:00 am Antique & Classic Boats & Cars, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display on from until 4:00 pm. Studebakers, Model A’s, T’s ,Chevys and more. plus a large display of antique outboard engines.
Boat building demonstration throughout the day by local boat builders
The Apalachicola Traders’ Canoe, a hand built 50-foot long vessel used between 1750-1850, recovered from the Apalachicola River will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse
Special open house at the Apalachicola Maritime Museum and Friday evening reception from 6:00-8:00 pm
Tours aboard the Heritage, a 58-foot wooden Herreshoff-designed ketch
See steam powered vessels and live demo of steam engines
Kids model boat building and art activities
Tours of the waterfront
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will have free information on safe boating.
The Dept of Environmental Protection will be on hand to give out information on the Clean Boating Program.
The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will have a booth on area flora and fauna.
The Apalachicola RiverKeeper will have information on the special qualities of our unique pristine river and bay system
Arts and Crafts, Vendors
Music at 4:00pm in Riverfront Park