Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show
Apalachicola will host the 18 th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show Saturday, April 16, 2016. 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 and boat building, and kids can build their own wooden model boat. The hand hewn circa 1830 50-foot long Apalachicola Traders’ Canoe will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse on Water Street. In addition, the fully restored 1877 gaff-rigged schooner the Governor Stone will also be on display at the city dock in the center of town and will be giving tours of the river. There will be a entertainment after the show. For information please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.antiqueboatshow.org.