Apalachicola will host the 15th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013. 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 circa 1840s 50 foot long Apalachicola Traders’ Canoe will be on display at the Cotton Warehouse on Water Street.
For information http://www.antiqueboatshow.org