Saturday, April 19, 2014

  • 10:00 am  Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display on from until 4:00 pm. Antique cars will line Avenue E--- Studebakers, Model A’s, Chevys and more.   **Special highlights include the 1877 gaff-rigged sailng schooner The Governor Stone, home-built boats by skilled craftsmen, 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
  • Demonstrations of pirogue and sailing dinghies built by youth wooden boat building program
  • Tours of the waterfront
  • Studebaker car club holds their annual meeting at the show.
  • 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
  • At 5:00 pm BackPorch Revival, an Old-Time String Band will play across from Riverfront Park, bring your own chair.
  • Sunday cruise up the Apalachicola River lead by members of the Sunnyland Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society
  • Questions? Please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at info@apalachicolabay.org

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