14 th Annual Apalachicola Antique And Classic Boat Show and Auto Show

by Anita Grove
(Apalachicola Florida)

April 20, 2012 to April 21, 2012
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
Downtown Apalachicola
Apalachicola will host the
14th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show
Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, 2012.

Friday, there will be a special boat building demonstration and the 1877 "Governor Stone" gaff rigged schnoor will arrive.

Saturday, antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display throughout the day.

This festival emphasizes the maritime history of our picturesque coastal town.

Special highlights include authentic oyster boats, workboats, and home-built boats by skilled craftsmen, antique outboard engines, plus antique automobiles and art booths.

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will have displays on the Apalachicola River and its flora and fauna, plus demonstrations on oyster tonging.

The 50 foot long Apalachicola Traders’ Canoe will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse on Water Street.

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The restored 1877 gaff-rigged schooner the "Governor Stone" will also be on display at the city dock in the center of town and the Apalachicola Riverkeepers will be giving guided tours of the river.

Also, at the Cotton Warehouse there be an exhibit of model boats built by some of the finest model boat builders in the country, plus a marine art exhibit.

At 6:00 pm there will be a dinner and lecture. Reservations required for dinner and evening lecture.

For information please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at info@apalachicolabay.org.

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