Saturday, April 18, 2015
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org