2012 Boat Show Calendar
Feb 10 - 12
6th Annual Boatbuilders' Show on Cape Cod - hosted by Cape Cod Marine Trades Association located at The Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis. More than 50 builders exhibit custom-built boat craftsmanship. A unique opportunity to board and compare custom boats under one roof. Friday 2-7, Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4. $5, kids under 12 free. For more information, contact Scott Zeien at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.boatcapecod.org
Fall In Love with Classic Boats All Over Again! hosted by the Rocky Mountain Classics located at Lange Boats, Boulder, Colorado. Membership Drive! No boat? NO PROBLEM. Our only requirement is an interest in the preservation and restoration of antique and classic wood, fiberglass, and metal boats. For more information, contact Tom Lange at email@example.com or Vickie Rutkowski at 303-447-1738
ACBS/CBS Visit to the Chris Craft Archives & the Marnier's Museum. Chesapeake Bay Chapter will make a special visit to Newport News, VA on Friday, Feb. 24 to see the Chris Craft archives followed by a trip on Saturday, Feb. 25 to the Mariner's Museum. Click here for more information.
Heartland Classics Restoration Workshop hosted by the Heartland Classics in Langley, OK. All day hands-on classroom with information for beginners and expert artisans alike. For more information, contact Dan Diehl at firstname.lastname@example.org or (918) 230-4508 or www.heartland-classics.org
St. John's South-Bound River Cruise hosted by the Sunnyland Chapter located in Jacksonville, FL to Sanford, FL. Please plan to book for the 25th anniversary of the now world famous St. John's South Bound River Cruise. Please contact Guy Marvin for all details at email@example.com
Sunnyland Antique & Classic Boat Festival hosted by the Sunnyland Chapter located in Tavares, FL - Wooten Park at Lake Dora. Please contact Terry Fiest for all details at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. John's North-Bound River Cruise hosted by the Sunnyland Chapter located in Sanford, FL to Jacksonville, FL. Please contact Gerald Dake or Guy Marvin for all details. Gerald Dake at email@example.com or Guy Marvin at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 30-April 1
Garvan Gardens Cruise and Show hosted by the Heartland Classics at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, AR. Launch into the spring boating season at Garvan Woodland Botanical Gardens on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Thousands of tulips will be in bloom to greet us. For more information, contact Mike Langhorne at email@example.com or 501.318.7666 or www.heartland-classics.org
Lake Hartwell Antique Boat Show hosted by the Blue Ridge Chapter located at the Hartwell Marina, Hartwell Ga. Thursday Cruise and cookout, Friday symposium, Boat Show Saturday 10am - 4pm. For more information, contact Julie Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-376-1433 or Bonne Olsen at email@example.com or 706-377-2476
Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show hosted by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber located in downtown Apalachicola riverfront. 14th annual antique & classic boats, sail and power, antique outboards,plus boat building demonstration. For more information, contact Anita Grove at Anita@apalachicolabay.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
ACBS Quarterly Meeting located as part of the Keels & Wheels Show in Sea Brook, Texas. The host hotel is SpringHill Suites by Marriott. For more information, keep an eye on the quarterly meeting page.
Shades of Yesteryear hosted by the Bay State Woodies located in Southwick, MA at Saunders Boat Livery, Route 168. First in water BSW event on beautiful Congamond Lake with pot luck lunch. For more information, contact John de Sousa at 860-604-5948 or email@example.com or the Saunders Boat Livery at 413-569-9080.JUNE 2011
Wood Waves & Wheels hosted by the Fort Worth Boat Club located on the Eagle Mountain Lake in Fort Worth Texas. This show has become a regional favorite with beautiful vintage cars and motorcycles displayed in the shade on the lawn of the beautiful Fort Worth Boat Club over looking a marina filled with spectacular wooden boats of all kinds. For more information, contact Dan Stober at 817-480-5205 or firstname.lastname@example.org
17th Annual Keels & Wheels, Concours d' Elegance hosted by the Southwest Chapter / LYC Concours, Corporation located at the Lakewood Yacht Club, Seabrook (Houston), TX. Honoring the Chris Craft Capri and Peter Breen's "TOLKA". Dinners on both Friday & Saturday Nights. For more information, contact Bob Fuller at (713) 521-0105, bfuller@4U.com or www.keels-wheels.com
Woodies on Lake Sinclair hosted by the Blue Ridge Chapter located at the Crooked Creek Marina Eatonton Ga. Lake cruise Friday, Show on Saturday for public. For information, contact Joyce Neff at email@example.com or 478-968-5634 or 727-255-3374
2nd Annual "Shake the Dust Off Your Cover" Event hosted by the Rocky Mountain Classics located at Lange Boats, Boulder, Colorado. Bring your boat and trailer and get them ship-shape for the boating season. We'll have food, games, a "special skills" competition and more. For more information, contact Tom Lange at firstname.lastname@example.org or Vickie Rutkowski at 303-447-1738
The Mikkelson Collection Auction hosted by the Rich Penn Auctions located in Willmar, MN. This auction will include over 60 vintage boats, 200+ classic outboard motors, more than 700 toy outboard motors and boats, advertising/dealer signage, and original literature. For more information, contact Jim Volgarino (ACBS member) at email@example.com or www.richpennauctions.com
7th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show hosted by the RDC Triangle Chapter located at the Morningstar Marinas in Eaton Ferry, Littleton, NC. RDC Triangle Chapter's annual show of antique, classic, and contemporary wooden boats on beautiful Lake Gaston, NC. Please visit www.vintageboat.org for more information. For more information, contact Jim Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-616-0412 or 919-960-0838
4th Annual Southern N.H. Antique Boat Auction hosted by the Woodboats.org located at the Brookline Event Center, 130 Brookline N.H. Parts and service vendors, displays and guest speaker in the Event Center. Pictures and info www.woodboats.org For more information, contact Gary Michael at email@example.com or 603-672-5246
Wood & Glory XIV hosted by the Northern California/Lake Tahoe Chapter located in Clear Lake, California. A gathering of families and friends on Clear Lake to enjoy fine Antique & Classic Boats. For more information, contact Doug Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 354-9661 or Jim Robello at email@example.com or (707) 278-0233
9th annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show hosted by the Spring Lake Historic Conservation Commission located at Mill Point Park. For more information, contact Mark Miller or Village of Spring Lake at 616-402-3489 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lake Chatgue Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous hosted by the Blue Ridge Chapter located at the Ridges Resort, Lake Chatgue, Hiawassee Ga. Friday Cruise, Party Friday Night, Cardboard boat building & race Sat. Banquet Sat. night. For more information, contact Randy Cunningham at email@example.com or 828-456-5159 or www.ridgesresort.com
Grand Lake Mahogany & Chrome Classic Boat Festival hosted by the Heartland Classics Chapter located on Grand Lake of the Cherokees, OK. 19th annual in water boat show plus cruises to lake hot spots. Festival will showcase over 60 antique and classic boats from around the heartland. For more information, contact Phil Hennage at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-633-7153 or www.heartland-classics.org
Annual NCO Season Kick Off Rendezvous hosted by the North Coast Ohio Chapter located at the Vermilion Water Works (muni docks). 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM The Kick off event for the NCO 2012 event schedule. Enjoy good food amongst great people and boats at a catered dock side lunch then leisurely cruise the Vermilion River and Lake Erie. For more information, contact Jeremy Goldstein at email@example.com
25th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Festival hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter ACBS located by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St Michaels, MD. 100 boats from runabouts to yachts. Plus "The Arts at Navy Point" showcasing Artists and Craftsmen, Youth Activities, Judged Show, Seminars, Nautical Flea Market. Many pre-1976 classic boats for sale. For more information, contact Maryann Fiaschetti at 410-320-7140 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chesapeakebayacbs.org
27th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show hosted by the Michigan Chapter located at the Algonac Harbour Club, Algonac, MI. The ACBS Show at Algonac Harbour Club "Where It All Began". Early registration 9am Friday followed by St. Clair Flats Cruise/picnic at 12 noon. Friday evening Captains' Cocktail Party. Saturday display of 90+ boats, 9-5, includes judging, Field of Dreams, Hydroplanes, Ship Store and awards. For more information, contact Roy Schoenherr at email@example.com or 586-713-9340
38th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Chapter located at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, Mt. Arlington, NJ. Judged boat show. For more information, contact Bob Larson at (908) 638-4081 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Stan Struble at email@example.com
137th Portage Lakes Antique & Classic Boat Show hosted by the North Coast Ohio Chapter located at the Olde Harbor Inn & Hook Line & Drinkers. 9AM to 3PM Sponsored by NCO & Portage Lakes Historical Society. In water boat show at Olde Harbor Inn & Hook Line and Drinkers Restaurants with buffet lunch after the show. Cruise the 7 Portage lakes at leisure. Awards dinner at historic Turkey Foot Island Club. Limited rooms available at club. For more information, contact Bud Long at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeremy Goldstein at email@example.com
June 30-Jul 1
Whitefish Woody Weekend hosted by the Lodge at Whitefish Lake, 1380 Wisconsin Av. Sat boat showing 10AM, Sun poker run 11AM, Picnic PM. For more information, contact Tim Salt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-406-862-5085
32nd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show hosted by the ACBS Toronto Chapter located at the Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada. Over 100 antique, classic, contemporary boats on land and water, boats in motion, field of dreams, vendors. Antique and classic car show. Friday, Saturday evening dinners and Sunday brunch. For more information, contact Rita and Paul Adams at email@example.com or www.acbs.ca
28th Mahogany Memories hosted by the Southern New England Chapter located at the Connecticut River Museum. Save the dates July 6-7 2012 Come Chris Craft, Garwood, Century and Lyman and oh some many others too numerous to name them all. Come one and all. Pull off those winter covers, polish that chrome and let that well varnished wood shine. Reacquaint with old and new friends. For more information, contact Lee Heinzman at firstname.lastname@example.org or David McFarlin at email@example.com
Fifth Annual Runabout Rendezvous hosted by Spencer Boatworks Inc located at Lake Flower, Saranac Lake, NY. An exhibition of wooden boats along the beautiful shores of Lake Flower in the heart of Saranac Lake, NY. Saturday, July 7, 2012, 10 am to 3 pm. For more formation, contact Jay Annis at 518-891-5828 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Annual Lake Mohawk Boat Show hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Chapter located on Lake Mohawk, Sparta, NJ. A one day, non-judged show. For more information, contact Bob Larson at (908) 638-4081 or email@example.com
22nd Annual Fulton Chain Rendezvous hosted by the Adirondack Chapter ACBS located at the Old Forge, NY at the town docks. Friday evening: Welcome Reception, Saturday: Boat Show 10:00-2:00pm, Saturday night: Awards Dinner. For more information, contact Old Forge Visitor Center at (315) 369-6983 or oldforgeny.com
5th Annual St. Clair Antique and Classic Boat Show hosted by the Michigan Chapter located at the St. Clair Marina, St. Clair, MI. Boats displayed in water plus land display of boats and travel trailers. Excellent viewing afforded by floating docks and ramps in marina. Also enjoy great lakes freighters cruising by. For more information, contact Pat Chaps at firstname.lastname@example.org or 810-326-3575
Grand Lake Antique Boat Show hosted by Rocky Mountain Classics of the ACBS located at the Grand Lake Marina, Grand Lake, CO. In-the-water show of classic and antique boats on North America's highest natural lake. For more information, contact Chris Braaf at 970-887-2210 or Vickie Rutkowski at 303-681-3329
The 28th Annual Joe Wheeler Boat Show hosted by the Dixieland Chapter located at the Joe Wheeler State Park, Rogersville, Alabama. A boat show at the wonderful facilities at Joe Wheeler Marina. For more information, contact Michael Hart at (901) 831-0855 or email@example.com or Ben Jared at (931)703-6009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lakeside Wooden Boat Show in Lakeside, Ohio at Hotel Lakeside. More than 40 wooden boats will be featured. In addition to the boat show, several plein air artists will be on the grounds selling artwork. Live entertainment will take place at the pavilion throughout the afternoon event. Click here for more information!
21st Annual Wooden Boat Show, Celebrate White Lake hosted by the White Lake Historical Society located at the Goodrich Park Municipal Marina, Whitehall, MI. For more information, contact Tom Thompson at 231.894.4313 or Doug Kniff at email@example.com, 616.676.3700
Annual Wooden Boat Festival hosted by the Toms River Seaport Society located in Huddy Park, Toms River, N.J. Saturday July 21, 2012 from 9am-5pm. Judged event. Nautical vendorcall Mars, marine artists, family boat building and model boat building for children. Food and games. Come and meet the Valhalla Pirates! For more information, contact Gary Micco at firstname.lastname@example.org
30th Annual Antique Boat Show and Regatta hosted by Wine Country Classic Boats Chapter in Hammondsport, NY. Display of antique and classic boats featuring historic boats built prior to 1919 on beautiful Keuka Lake. For more information, contact Jack Young at 315-694-7420 or email@example.com or Fred Mayer at 607-569-9314 or JOFR@Earthlink.net
29th Annual Keuka Lake Regatta hosted by the Wine Country Classic Boats, Inc. located in Hammondsport, NY. Race boat regatta held on beautiful Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes. Event is a recreation of regattas from the 1920's. Chicken BBQ after event. For more information, contact Jack Young at 315-694-7420 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Fred Mayer at 607-569-9314 or JOFR@Earthlink.net
Annual Boat Show hosted by the Finger Lakes Chapter (ACBS) in Skaneateles, NY. Judged show, 80+ boats and motors, free launch and reloading with assistance, complimentary valet parking of tow vehicles and trailers. Invitation on-line at www.flc-acbs.org after April 1st. Contact: Jack Gifford at 315-703-7531 or email@example.com or the Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce at 315-685-0552 or www.Skaneateles.com
7th ACBS Boat Show hosted by the Big Sky Chapter located at the The Docks, Lakeside, Mt. Fri-river cruise,cocktails at Classic Boat Co, Sat Show 10AM, Sat night dinner, Sun Show, Boat parade. For more information, contact Alex Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-471-2293
48th Annual Boat Show & Auction hosted by the Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624. Celebrating 48 years of Boats and Boaters! For more information, contact Margaret Hummel, Events Coordinator at 315-686-4104, email@example.com
25th annual "Classic Boats on the Boardwalk" hosted by the Water Wonderland Chapter located in Traverse City, Michigan. This judged show is located in a great setting along the Boardman River, one short block north of downtown Traverse City. For more information, contact Deb Parker, Registration Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or 616-249-0529.
Third annual Chetek Boat Rally and Airport Fly-In hosted by the Chetek, WI Historical Society at the Chetek, WI Airport For more information, contact, John Banks at email@example.com or 715-296-6879
12th Annual Chris Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous hosted by the Chris Craft Commander Club located at Kean's Marina in Detroit, MI. All Chris Crafts welcome. Enjoy the beautiful Detroit River. Largest annual Commander Event. More information at www.commanderclub.com For more information, contact Mike Schrage at firstname.lastname@example.org or 586-202-5376 or Char Pike at email@example.com
Lake Champlain Vintage Boat Show hosted by the Lake Champlain chapter located at the Burlington Boathouse Burlington, Vermont. Lake Champlain's 27th Annual Vintage Boat Show. Friday, August 10 5pm Reception. Saturday, August 1,1 10am to 4pm Boat Show exhibits featuring over forty five historic, antique and classic boats. Parade 4pm...Feature event of the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival www.lcmfestival.com For more information, contact Michael Claudon at 802 734 1019 or Mike O'Brien at 802-355-1781
Annual Boat Show hosted by the Payette Lakes Chapter located on the docks of the picturesque Shore Lodge in McCall, Idaho. The show will be an active event with a boat parade, boat cruise, Ships Store and banquet. Early registration is encouraged as the events are well attended. For more information, visit the Chapter website www.payetteclassicboats.com. Plan to attend and stay at the Shore Lodge where we recommend you make your reservations early at (800) 657-6464 or www.shorelodgemccall.com as this is the prime time to be in McCall.
Frisco' Classic Boat Show hosted by Rocky Mountain Classics of the ACBS located at the Frisco Marina, Frisco, CO. Frisco's Classic Boat Show hosted by Rocky Mountain Classics located at Frisco Marina, Frisco, CO. Club sponsored, in-the-water boat show that drew 2000 attendees in 2011. For more information, contact Bill Tordoff at firstname.lastname@example.org or Vickie Rutkowski at 970-409-9224
35th Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Boat Show hosted by the Les Cheneaux Historical Association located in Hessel, Michigan. Come to the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan to view one of the largest antique boat shows in the nation. Restored boats dating back to the early 1900's are displayed in the water in this very unique show. For more information, contact Barb Smith at (906)484-4081 or www.lchistorical.org or email@example.com
Antique Raceboat Regatta hosted by the American Power Boat Association (APBA) at the Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, NY. The Antique Raceboat Regatta features vintage raceboats of all classes running exhibition heats. For more information, contact Brian Lawson at 518-764-3165.
OHC Collector Car and Classic Boat Show hosted by the Oswego Heritage Council (OHC) and CWC of ACBS in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Come join us for a weekend of fun that includes a hosted welcome reception, a boat parade, a vintage water ski show, a dinner, boat show and awards ceremony. Boats can be shown on the Willamette River, Lake Oswego or on-land. For information and a registration form, see www.oswegoheritage.org For more information, contact Kristen Winn at 503-638-0354 or firstname.lastname@example.org
34th Annual Classic Boat Regatta hosted by the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club, 5019 N.Bank, Buckeye Lake, Oh 43008. In- water regatta. All boats welcome, classic or contemporary; power or sail; wood or non-wood. Peoples Choice, Captains Choice. Participant's reception Fri. pm Aug. 17. Free and open to the public, entertainment, Sat. Aug. 18. Food and beverages available. For more information, contact Governor Chuck Wadley
Coeur d'Alene Wooden Boat Show hosted by the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce located in Coeur d'Alene, ID. A wooden boat show featuring classic boats such as StanCraft, ChrisCraft, and many more. A world class resort on the shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene plays host to the entries, providing tie-up access on the world's longest floating boardwalk. For more information, contact Diane Higdem at 208.292.1635 or email@example.com
28th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show hosted by the Hudson River Chapter located at the Hudson River Maritime Museum on historic Rondout Creek in Kingston, NY. For more information, contact David Price at firstname.lastname@example.org
39th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous hosted by the Adirondack Chapter at the village docks in Lake George, NY. We will have a Friday night welcoming reception. The boats will be on display both in water and on land from 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday. For more information, contact Tom Carmel (Co-Chairman) at 914-248-6413 or email@example.com
Charlotte Antique and Classic Boat Show hosted by the Blue Ridge Chapter located at the Queens Landing Marina, Lake Norman, Mooresville NC. Lake cruises Thursday and Friday, with Annual Meeting Friday followed by get togethers. Banquet on Sat Eve. with awards. For more information, contact Ed Longino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-633-6224 or www.charlotteantiqueboatshow.com
BSLOL 37th Annual Rendezvous hosted by the BSLOL Chapter located in Maynard's Excelsior, MN. Antique and classic boat show, in water and on land, judged. For more information, contact Clark Oltman or Ken Patz at www.acbs-bslol.com
Antique Boat Show and Raceboat Reunion hosted by the Niagara Frontier Chapter located in Buffalo, New York. 35th Show held at the historic Buffalo Launch Club. Features include: Shepherd Boats, vintage unlimited hydroplanes, nautical vendors, display of operational motors, car show, and a gallery of nautical art. For more information, contact Rich DeGlopper at email@example.com or 716-946-7246 or Sharon Dickenson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-574-0435
Blue Water Antique and Classic Boat Show hosted by the Michigan Chapter located at the River Street Marina, Port Huron, MI. "Last Blast of the Season" includes boats, outboards, food and family fun. For more information, contact Larry Krabach at email@example.com or 810-434-2540
ACBS Annual Meeting and International Boat show located at the Big Cedar Lodge on Table Rock Lake, Missouri. Information to follow. For details, click here.
The 21st Annual Pickwick Landing Rendezvous hosted by the Dixieland Chapter located at the Pickwick Landing State Park near Counce, TN. A boat show with cruising opportunities to observe the fall colors. For more information, contact Ned Smith at (901) 767-1635 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Geneva Lake Boat Show, hosted by the Blackhawk Chapter of the ACBS located the Abbey Resort, Fontana, WI. Visit www.genevalakesboatshow.com for boat show details and registration.
Sloan's Lake Rendezoous hosted by Rocky Mountain Classics of the ACBS located at the Sloan's Lake; Denver CO. Enjoy great boating on an urban lake. Spectators welcome! Participants must be club members for insurance purposes. For more information, contact Michael Novick at email@example.com or Vickie Rutkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org
37th Ottawa International Antique & Classic Boat Show hosted by Manotick Classic Boat Club located at the Long Island Locks on Rideau Canal near Manotick, Ontario. Free judged show for wood and fiberglass boats from 1900 to 1970s; Rideau Canal locks in operation; non-profit groups and vendors; food for sale, free parking For more information, contact Ray Saunders at 613.749.4396 or email@example.com
1st Antique wooden boat and motorcycle show hosted by the St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce located in St. Cloud, Florida on beautiful Lake Tohopekaiga. Save the date. More details to follow soon. You won't want to miss this opportunity to come to sunny Florida and enjoy your prized possessions one last time before Christmas. For more information, contact Joel C Davis at Joel.firstname.lastname@example.org