2010 Antique & Classic Boat Shows 

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Welcome to the 2010 Antique & Classic Boat Show Calendar, compiled from you the reader, clubs newsletters, and publications.  The following list is updated as soon as we are made aware of  a show.  NOTE, WE ARE COMPILING RIGHT NOW THESE DATES BELOW ARE ALL 2009 So please contact us with your shows listing and contact information at woodyboater@gmail.com Along with the list we've also added a link to the site of the show sponsor but did not link emails for spam protection.  We'll also highlight your show if you request, link an email or even create a small banner on this page and on  www.WoodyBoater.com

Tavares, FL. March 26-29  AMAZING MUST GO SHOW 22ndAnnual Sunnyland Antique Boat  Festival. This is the big one. Start the season right by going. A MUST SEE. Book your rooms now. Was formally MT. Dora show. Brought to you by one of the best Clubs in the US. The Sunnyland Chapter of the ACBS  Named Destination of the month by Woody Boater See a more  complete article on Lake County at www.woodyboater.com Contact: Terry Fiest at terry.fiest@cubic.com   www.acbs-sunnyland.com

Check 2009 photos and story at www.woodyboater.com

Hot Spring, AR  26-28 8th Annual Garvan Antique & Classic Boat Show on Lake Hamilton. Contact: John Watkins at jwatki@altel.net or 501 920 3825. www.heartland-classics.org


 Lake Keowee Antique Boat Festival  Apr 16 – 19 2009  This is the 2009 season opening event for the blue Ridge Chapter on a beautiful and clear mountain lake. Contact Faye Smith at 864-903-3389 or alfasmith@aol.com

Apalachicola, FL.  April 25th   Owners of antique boats, classic or traditional wooden vessels, fiberglass classics, and antique outboard motors are invited to participate. The show consists of 50-60 boats, antique outboard motor displays, antique automobiles, and artists. There will be a lecture and dinner reception following the show at the Apalachicola Maritime Museum. For more information call 850-653-9419 or email info@apalachicolabay.org.

North Carolina  April 26th-May,2009   35th Annual Wooden Boat Show, hosted by North Carolina Maritime Museum. Display of antique wooden boats, national boatbuilding challenge, demonstrations, nautical crafts fair, sailboat rides and much more.  For more information, please call 252-728-7317 or visit http://www.ncmaritimemuseum.org/



Southwick, MA. May 2  15th  Annual Spring Get together at Saunders Boat Livery, Congamond Lak. Bay Woodies ACBS.   Contact Charlie Raymond, 413 562 8442; Don Springs, 860 658 0353 or jdrunabout@aol.com; or Saunders Boat Livery, 413 569 9080

Houston, TX.  May 1-3  14th Annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance at Lakewood Yacht Club. This is another very popular show, Southwest ACBS. Contact Bob Fuller at 713 521 0105 or bfuller@4u.com or just visit www.woodenkeels-classicwheels.com

Muscantine, IA. May 15-17 2009 The event will feature every type of Classic and Antique Boat along with APBA vintage hydroplanes and every type of current race boat testing. This will also be the Century Boat Club's National Round-up show this year, all in Muscatine, Iowa's beautiful park along the Mighty Mississippi. Contact Dave Moritz at 563-260-1970 or visit www.muscatineboatshow.com.

Bass Lake, CA. May 15-17  Bass Lake Rendezvous of the Northern CA./ Lake Tahoe and Southern CA ACBS. Contact Joel Castro joalcastrol@charter.net or Robert Newcomer  rangcn@roadrunner.com


LAKE TAHOE, CA    June 19-21 2009   MOVED FROM AUG Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance at Sierra Boat Company, Carnelian Bay. This is a must go. This show is considered by many as the premiere show on the west coast, if not the country.  Contact: Tahoe Yacht Club at (530) 581-4700 or visit www.LakeTahoeConcours.com

Lake Arrowhead, CA June 5-7 25th Annual Lake Arrowhead Boat Show. Southern CA. ACBS Contact: John Peckham at spaceway1999@yahoo.com

Hiawassee, GA . June  12-14 2009 Boat rendezvous and cardboard boat race. Ridge Resort & Club 706-896-2262 or www.theridgeresort.com. For more information contact Randy Cunningham at 828-456-5159 or mountain_design@hotmail.com.

Branson, MO. June  5-7 2009   Cruise the beautiful blue waters of Table Rock Lake. Cruise for early arrivals Friday afternoon, followed by dinner in the evening. Saturday cruise to lunch, afternoon cruise and dinner. Sunday cruise to brunch. Optional pre-event cruise to Arkansas on June 3 & 4 with an overnight stop in historic Eureka Springs. Sponsored by Heartland Classics Chapter, ACBS. For more information contact Don Parker at donaldwparker@hotmail.com, 402-770-5400, or www.heartland-classics.org.

Wolfeboro, NH. June 6th - 10th Annual New England Lyman Group Lyman Show at the public docks on Lake Winnipesaukee. All Lymans and other lapstrakes invited. Contact: Rick Filiau at 603 485 7355 or RFiliau771@aol.com

St Michael's, MD June 19-21  This is a great s how, the best in the Mid Atalantic. 21st Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  The Chesapeake Chapter is a very strong and active chapter of the ACBS. To register call Carol Love Wahlburg at 410 335 2938 or clovwahlberg@yahoo.com  www.chesapeakebayacbs.net

White Bear Lake, Minnesota  June 20th 10am to 4pm Classic & Vintage Boat Show in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Manitou Days Free on land and in the water displays Contact Pat Oven for registration and information pat.oven@usrecordings.com


Bay Harbor, MI. June  26-27 11th Bay harbor vintage car and boat show. Contact www.bayharborconcours.com or call 231 439 2700

Alton IL, June 26-28, 2009 Classic Boat & Outboard Festival at Alton Marina, Alton IL, June 26-28, 2009Antique and classic runabouts, cruisers and outboard displays in-water and on-land Historic Alton, Illinois just north of St. Louis, MO on the Mississippi River has shops, restaurants, riverboat casino, hotels and more. Contact Jack Hartwig, jackhartwig@charter.net or call (636) 441-3559.

MT. Arlington, NJ  June 26-28 2009 "Hopatcong" This is a judged show sponsored by the Lake Hopatcong Chapter, ACBS. Friday - cocktail party and buffet, Saturday - show and awards dinner, Sunday - breakfast and parade. Contact Don Kliesch, 908-889-8439, don@lhacbs.org or Bob Larson, 908-638-4081, boatshow@lhacbs.org or visit www.lhacbs.org for more information.

 Algonac, MI. June 27  This is were it all began. 24th Annual Show. Show at the Algonac Harbour Club, This used to be the Chris Craft factory. A must see. Brought to us by The Michigan ACBS. Contact: Mike Zadigain at 734 394-6731  Please visit www.michacbs.com

Eagle River, WI   June 20 5th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at wild River Lodge. Contact: Joe Daniels at 715 479 3151 or sales@wildriverlodge.com

Presque Isle, MI. June 20th  17th Annual Presque Isle Wooden Boat show at Presque Harbor Marina on Lake Huron. Contact: Dave Kowalski at 989 595 9926 or dakowalski@hotmail.com

Mystic, CT  June 26-28   18th Annual Wooden Boat Show at Mystic Seaport. Mystic Seaport is a beautiful destination unto its self. Contact: 800 273 7447 for tickets or call 207 359 4651 or email kate@woodenboat.com to exhibit.

Akron, OH.  June 27th   33rd Annual Portage Lakes  Antique & Classic Boat Show at Olde Harbor Inn and Hook, Line & Drinkers Resturaunts. North Coast Ohio ACBS. Contact: Walt Stashkiw at 330 289 7849 days or 330 644 4970 evenings or email wstashkiw@neo.rr.com


 Seattle, WA. July 3-5 Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival at the center for wooden boats. Contact: Eldon Tam at eldn@cwb.org

Gravenhurst, ON. July 10-12  28th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at Muskoka Wharf. This area is home to some of the sweetest boats out there. A Must see. Toronto www.ACBS.ca Contact: Info@acbs.ca

Port Orchard, WA. July  3-12    20th Annual Pacific Northwest Chris Craft Rendezvous at the Port Orchard Marina. Contact: John Deane at 360 876 4222 ortomkat@chriscraftrendzous.com or visit www.chriscraftrendzous.com

Essex CT. July 10-11 25th Annual Mahogany Memories Show at the Connecticut River Museum. Southern New England ACBS Chapter. Contact:Lee Heinzman at 203 264 5823 email bdbw3@sbsglobal.net

East Jordan, Michigan July 11, Saturday 2009 -4th Annual South Arm Classic Boat Show  10:00 am to 3:00 pm Contact Information:  Darrin Podskalny, Director  darrinpod@charter.net  www.southarmclassicboats.com

Old Forge, NY  July 10-11 2009  Sponsored by the Adirondack Chapter ACBS, the rendezvous will be held at the public docks in Old Forge, NY. This is a non--judged show with a Friday evening cocktail reception and Saturday night awards dinner. For more information contact Old Forge Visitor's Center at 315-369-6983 or visit www.oldforgeny.com.

Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter, ACBS Inc. July 10-11-12, 2009 Bemus Point, NY 12th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show  Friday vendors & land displays, Saturday vendors, class judging & banquet, Sunday Lake Cruise. Our show site will be the historic lakeside village of Bemus Point, Village Park, and the Village Casino docks. For more information:  www.cltt-acbs.org Local information: www.tourchautauqua.com Or call: Bill Locke at 716-386-2107, wrlenzo@aol.com


Alexandria, MN  Saturday July 11th, 2009 Chain of Lakes Classic Boat Show hosted by Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, MN. On beautiful Lake Darling at the Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center.  In water and on land display space available.  Visit our website www.mnlakesmaritime.org. For more info contact the museum at 320-759-1114 or boat@mnlakesmaritime.org


Sandpoint, ID  July  10-12  7th Annual Wooden Boat Show. Inland Empire ACBS Contact: Larry O'Leary lmoleary@gmail.com 208 762 9228

Alexandria Bay, NY  July 17-19  30th Annual Vintage Boat Show on the main Street Docks. 1000 Island Chapter ACBS Contact: Peter Mellon, 315 783 6100 or visit www.1000islandsboatclub.com

Celoron, NY.  July  10-12 2009  12th Annual Chautauqua Lake Antique & Classic Boat Show Hosted by Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter, ACBS. Historic Bemus Point, NY is the new location for our 2009 show. Friday welcome party; Saturday judging & banquet; Sunday lake cruise. Vendors & land displays in the Village Park. 185 year old lake car ferry, Chautauque Belle steam paddle boat rides & more! Contact: Bill Reynolds 716-763-2201 or Bill Locke 716-386-2107. Call for a registration form.

Clear lake Iowa  July 18th 2009  This year the show will be spotlighting Larson Boats. For more information contact: Paul Morris at 515-243-1845 or email clearlakechapter@mchsi.com.

South Lake Tahoe, CA. July 17-19  ACBS Wooden Boat Classic at Tahoe Keys Marina. Northern CA. / Lake tahoe ACBS. Contact: Steve Caplan at 408 981 6996 or stevec@kbmworkspace.com

Hammondsport, NY July 17-19  27th Annual Antique Boat Show and Regatta hosted by Wine Country Classic Boats, Inc., a chapter of ACBS.  The event features a display of antique and classic boats featuring boats from the 50's on beautiful Keuka Lake.  Wine tasting and reception Friday, judged show and dinner Saturday, regatta and chicken barbecue Sunday.  Contact Terry Holland at 315 548-9061 or WCCB2009BOATSHOW@aol.com. or visit our web site http://www.winecountryclassicboats.com/.

McHenry, Il. July 18th  25th Annual In- Water Antique & Wooden Boat Show at Joey T's on the fox. Blackhawk ACBS   Contact: Tom at 815 385 0454 or visit www.finewoodboats.com

Toms River, NJ July 18  32nd Annual Toms River Seaport Society Wooden Boat Festival, Huddy Park, Toms River, NJ.,9-5 Contact Gary Micco 908 3031710 or micco1@comcast.net

Beaver Lake, AR  July 18th  Beaver Lake Arkansas Cruise of the Heartland Classics ACBS. Contact: Kyle Jamar at kyle6@cox.net or 918 629 4483. Or visit us at  www.heartland-classics.org

LAKE GREENWOOD, SC    July  24-26 2009  Grand Harbor Yacht Club at www.grandharbor.net. For more information contact Greg jackson at 864-923-2817 or contact@carolina-classic-boats.com.

MINOCQUA, WI    July 24-26 2009
   Contact Stephanie Tralongo, Director of Events for the Minocqua/Arbor Vitae/Woodruff Area Chamber of Commerce, by phone 715-356-5266 or by email stralongo@mioncqua.org for more information.

 SKANEATELES, NY    July 24-26  2009   Antique and Classic Boat Show organized by the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce and the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. Judged show in a picturesque setting. Parade and fly-by, concerts in the park, and great dining throughout the weekend. Eighty-plus antique and classic boats and motors on display. For more information contact Jack Gifford at jgiffor2@twcny.rr.com or 315-382-2831, or Dick Sherwood at flcboats@aol.com or 585-265-1518, or Skaneateles Chamber at www.skaneateles.com or 315-685-0552. 

PORTLAND, OR    July 24-26 2009  Supported by the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of the ACBS, the 2009 festival will feature vintage pleasure boats, naval ships, work boats, kayaks, and eco-friendly watercraft. Additionally, the public will experience water-skiing shows, Portland Fire Boat, tours of WWII vessels, grand old cruisers, and an interactive festival village. The festival is free to the public. Participating boat owners must register in advance. Each participant may choose to be judged or non-judged and displayed dockside or on land. For more information contact Chris Finks at 503-222-0181 or cfinks@downtownportland.org.

ARNOLDS PARK, IA    July 25   29th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show on West Lake Okoboji. Iowa Great Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: Mike Hagan at (605) 334-1030 or (712) 330-6506 or mike@hagangroup.com 

SUPERIOR, WI    July  25th 11th Annual "Woodies on Water," Lake Superior Classic Boat Festival at Barker's Island Marina. Contact: Doug George to enter a boat at (612) 889-9142 or amazingskiff@msn.com  

MYSTIC, CT    July  25-26   34th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport. Feature boats build prior to 1963. Contact: Shannon at (860) 572-5341 or shannon.mckenzie@mysticseaport.org

CLAYTON, NY  July 31- Aug 2  45th Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction at The Antique Boat Museum. This is a MUST GO. The museum is fantastic. The area is amazing. See classic boats in there real home. Contact: (315) 686-4104 or www.abm.org 


Kalamazoo, MI.  August 1, 2009   Boats at the Barns 3rd Annual Show  The  show is on the beautiful grounds of the Gilmore Car Museum. Our purpose is to put cars with boats of the same vintage, side by side (or end to end) so the mystery of the design and technology connection is visually demonstrated. www.BoatsAtTheBarns.weebly.com contact Chuck Nagy at crn007@att.net


NAPLES, ME.    August 1    16th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show on the Causeway. Mountainview Woodies Classic Boat Club. Contact: Jeff Murdock at beagleville@gmail.com or visit www.mountainviewwoodies.org

TRAVERSE CITY, MI.  August 1 22st Annual "Classic Boats on the Boardwalk." Water Wonderland ACBS Chapter. Contact:Donna Rudy at616 257 0250 or donnarudy@gmail.com Visit www. wwcacbs.com

STURGEON BAY, WI.  August 1-2  19th Annual Door County Maritime Museum Classic & Wooden Boat Show.Contact, John Gast at 920-743-5958
  or jgast@dcmm.org

WESTPORT, NY.    August  7-8  24th Annual Boat Show and Heritage Festival. Lake Champlain ACBS Chapter. Contact: Mike O'Brien at (802) 355-1781 or mmob1@comcast.net

NORTHAMPTON, MA    August  8th  21st Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at Oxbow Marina just off I-91. Bay State Woodies ACBS Chapter. Contact: Charlie Raymond, (413) 562-8442; Jeff Cramton, (413) 667-5665; or John de Sousa,  jdrunabout@aol.com or (860) 658-0353 

HESSEL, MI    August  8th  32st Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show & Festival of Arts. Another great show. Contact: Barbara Smith at (906) 484-4081 or lcha@cedarville.net or visit lchistorical.org
BAYPORT, MN, August 8th Woodies on the Water-Bayport Marina on the St. Croix River. All proceeds go to help Valley Outreach, a community based, privately funded non-profit organization serving our neighbors in need of food, clothing, and emergency financial assistance. For further info, contact Michelle@pjmurphys.com or 651-248-1039
LAKESIDE, MT    August 22- 23 2009  There are two locations in the village with boats in the water, Waterside Resort and Lakeside Marina. The static displays of kayaks and canoes are located at the Waterside Resort. Additionally, there will be workshops and lectures on wooden boats and wood boat building as well as other boating organizations focusing on water safety. The 2009 Boat Show will be the introduction and launch of the Big Sky ACBS Chapter's partnership with the Montana Wooden Boat Foundation, an organization that intends to leverage the rich history of wooden boat building around Flathead Lake as a small craft boat building facility and resource dedicated to helping at risk youth in Montana. Contacts: Alex Berry, 406-844-3522 or alex@scorestudio.com; Bill Eisenlohr, 406-844-3981 or billnmary@centurytel.net; and Marla Edmiston, 406-257-6060 or jge1@cyberpor.net.
HURON, OH    August 14-16  10th Annual All Classics Festival at the Huron Boat Basin. Lyman Boat Owners Association. Contact: info@lboa.net or Michael Lloyd at (440) 954-4005 ext. 1

PEWAUKEE, WI    August 22    5th Annual Pewaukee Lake Antique & Classic Boat Show. Glacier Lakes ACBS Chapter. Contact: Wil Vidal at (262) 695-2994 or wvidal@wi.rr.com

LAKE PLEASANT, NY    August  15th -9th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show. Contact: Tom Libby at (248) 723-4510, (248) 496-5253 cell, week before show (518) 548-5781, tglibby@aol.com

DALLAS, TX    August  28-30  Annual North Texas Wooden Association Ride & Show on Lake Lewisville. Southwest ACBS Chapter. Contact: Bob Van Guilder at (214) 957-3692 or bobtrane@ix.netcom.com

BIG BEAR LAKE, CA  August 20-23   Big Bear Lake Show. Southern California ACBS Chapter. Contact: John Peckham at spaceway1999@yahoo,com

GIBRALTAR, MI    August  22nd   6th Annual Classic Wooden Boat and Auto Show at the Gibraltar Boat Yard. Contact: Milt Moore at (734) 676-7774 or thumbs-phun@sbcglobal.net

PENTWATER, MI    August 29th    13th Annual Antique Wooden Boat Show at Pentwater Yacht Club. Contact: Sue Squire, (616) 889-4789 or penth20gal@yahoo.com
MONTREAL, CANADA August 21-23 Montreal Classic Boat Festival visit www.FBCMontreal.com

SALEM, MA    August 22-23    27th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival at Hawthorne Cove Marina. Contact: (617) 666-8530 or www.boatfestival.org

HOLLAND, MI    August 30th  4th Annual Vintage Holland Invitational Boat Show at the Holland Museum. Contact: Geoffrey Reynolds at reynoldsg@hope.edu or (616) 395-7798


REEDVILLE , VA  September 11-13, Great show on The Northern Neck Of Virginia, located at the Historic Reedville Fishermans Museum. Also home of WoodyBoater.. Woohoo!- Classic speed boats and nice cruisers. The larger boats are displayed behind historic Victorian Captain's houses through out the small town. The speed boats are at the museum.  Visitors are invited for September 12th Saturday is the big day, Flea market, food. For more information contact Clif Ames at macames@netscape.com

GRAND LAKE, OK    September 11-13 2009   On Saturday the boat show will showcase over 60 antique and classic boats from a five state region at the Arrowhead Yacht Club on Oklahoma's Grand Lake. Heartland and other ACBS members are invited to an Early Bird dinner on Thursday, a river cruise, reception, and dinner on Friday, and a cookout and awards presentation on Sunday. Our show is one part of the Grand Lake Rally, a major festival with motorcycles, music, "warbirds", and exotic aircraft. Sponsored by Heartland Classics Chapter, ACBS. For more information contact Darren Arnold at darren.arnold@cox.net, 918-259-3270, 918-639-8279 cell, or www.heartland-classics.org.

PT. TOWNSEND, WA    September 11-13   33rd Annual Wooden Boat Festival at the Wooden Boat Foundation. Contact: info@woodenboat.org or (360) 385-362

MOORESVILLE, NC    September 11-13   12th Annual Charlotte Antique & Classic Boat Show at Queen's Landing on Lake Norman. Blue Ridge ACBS Chapter. Contact: Ed or Judy Longino at boss@longinodist.com  or 800-633-6224.  www.charlotteantiqueboatshow.com

EXCELSIOR, MN  September 12th 34th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous on Lake Minnetonka Held at Maynard's in Excelsior, MN For more info: www.acbs-bslol.com

TUCKERTON, NJ    September  5-6 2009   Sponsored by the Tuckerton Seaport and the Philadelphia Chapter of the ACBS. Contact Brian Gagnon at 856-727-9264, by email at bgagnon@globalindustries.com or visit www.acbsphl.org, www.tuckertonseaport.org, or call the Seaport at 609-296-8868.

PT PLEASANT, NJ    September 
  19  27th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at Johnson Bros. Boatworks. Barnegat Bay ACBS Chapter. Contact: (610) 296-4878

Buffalo Launch Club, Grand Island, NY   Sep 11 – 13 2009   Shuffle off to Buffalo for our 32nd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show and Race Boat Reunion being held at the Buffalo Launch Club, Grand Island, NY. For registration contact Alan Frederick, 588 Sweeney St, N Tonawanda, NY 14120, 716-692-3611, 716-892-1425, 716-892-1426 (fax), or email fredmach@choiceonemail.com.

Queen's Landing, Lake Norman, Mooresville, NC  Sep 11 – 13 2009   For more information www.charlotteantiqueboatshow.com. Ed Longino at 800-633-6224 or boss@longinodist.com

Excelsior, Minnesota September, 12th 34th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous  10am to 4pm Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes chapter of ACBS  Held at Maynard's Restaurant on Lake Minnetonka For more information and registration form: www.acbs-bslol.com

Smith Mountain Lake, VA September 18-19 2009  September 19 is the public show date. Contact Bill Goold at 540-296-0501 or email r-bgoold@att.net or info@woodenboats.net. 

Fontana, WI September 25-27, The Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show sponsored by the Blackhawk Chapter ACBS.  Location: The Abbey Resort, Fontana, WI.  For more information visit www.GenevaLakesBoatShow.com or contact Matt Byrne at 630-802-2698.



Lake Burton, GA   Oct 9 – 11 2009  For more information www.LaPradesMarina.com. Contact Tom Riggle at 770-287-7737 or cell phone 770-654-8939 or rtriggle@aol.com.

WRIGHTSVILLE, PA    October 3 2009   Sponsored by Long Level Marina and the Philadelphia Chapter of ACBS. Contact Brian Gagnon at 856-727-9264, by email at bgagnon@globalindustries.com, or visit www.acbsphl.org.