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Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show

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When
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Address
Downtown Apalachicola

Phone Number
850-653-9419

Website
www.antiqueboatshow.org

Email
info@apalachicolabay.org

Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show

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Apalachicola will host the 16th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  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 home-built boats by skilled craftsmen, authentic oyster boats and workboats, antique outboard engines, plus antique automobiles and artist booths.  The Apalachicola Maritime Museum will host tours aboard the Heritage, a 58-foot wooden Herreshoff-designed ketch and have demonstrations of steam engines with their beautiful antique steam powered vessels.  The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will have displays on the Apalachicola River and its flora and fauna, along with booths featuring: the Coast Guard Auxiliary, kids model boat building, the National Weather Service and boat building demonstration throughout the day.

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 and the restored 1877 gaff-rigged schooner the Governor Stone will also be in attendance. 

At 5:30 pm BackPorch Revival, an Old-Time String Band will play at Riverfront Park, bring your own chair.  There will also be a Sunday cruise up the Apalachicola River

Questions? Please call (850) 653-9419 or email us at info@apalachicolabay.org, or visit http://www.antiqueboatshow.org.

The Apalachicola Maritime Museum will also have a special open house Friday evening with a reception from 6:00-8:00 pm

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