2007 Boat Show Calendar

Updated April 18, 2007

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April 6-8
Heartland Classics Chapter, ACBS.6th Annual Garvan Gardens Antique and Classic Boat Show. Friday: cruise and cookout with evening cocktail party and dinner. Saturday: boat show, garden clinic, awards banquet. Sunday: breakfast then cruise and second day of boat exhibiting. Come enjoy the beauty of Arkansas' Botanical Garden with more than 80,000 tulips in bloom during the show. Location: Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs, AK. Contact: John Watkins (501) 920-3825; E-mail: jwatki@alltel.net
April 21
Toronto Chapter, ACBS.Spring Tour. Tour Muskoka's finest workshops and see the restoration projects they've been working on this winter. Location, Muskoka, Ontario. Contact: Tim Aikenhead ; E-mail: aikenhead@sportables.ca
May 5-6
Southwest Chapter, ACBS and LYC Concours Corp. Keels and Wheels Concours d’Elegance. Antique boat and car show. Concours regatta Thursday (3rd) for exhibitors; car and boat auction Saturday; luau Saturday night. At Lakewood Yacht Club, (Houston) Seabrook, TX. Contact: Bob Fuller (713) 521-0105; E-mail:fullerg@ev1.net; P.O. Box 4156, Seabrook, TX 77586; www.keels-wheels.com
May 17-19

Dixieland Chapter, ACBS. Boat Show at Ross Landing. Chattanooga, Tennessee. Contact: Keith Robinson, 60 Shaw Circle, Manchester, TN 37355, (931) 728-6333; E-mail: robinson2@charter.net

May 18-20
Co-Sponsors: No. California/Lake Tahoe and So. California Chapters, ACBS. 17th Annual Bass Lake Rendezvous. First in-water event of 2007 at the pine tree surrounded mountain lake. In-water boat show sponsored by Lions Club of Bass Lake with gate proceeds going to charity. At Th e Pines Resort, Bass Lake, CA, (800) 350-7463. Contact for No. Cal: Cary Winslow (559) 627-9707. Contact for So. Cal: Joe Deleonardi (661) 295-1975.
May 19
Heartland Classics Chapter, ACBS. Air Capitol Antique and Classic Boat Fest. Plant tour of Cessna jet production facility early Friday afternoon; Western music that evening. Saturday show as part of the Wichita River Festival. Afternoon parade on the river in front of 100,000 spectators, followed by dinner and fi reworks. Sunday: breakfast. Location: Arkansas River, downtown Wichita, KS. Contact: Dan Hefl in (316) 691-2325; E-mail: dhefl in@cox.net; www.heartland-classics.org.
May 19
Clear Lake Chapter, ACBS. “That Was Then, This Is Now.” First annual antique and classic wooden, fiberglass and racing boat show on Mississippi riverfront. Best of both worlds. At: Muscatine, IA. Contact: Dave Moritz, 225 Iowa Ave., Muscatine, IA 52761; (563) 260-1970 or (563) 264-6619; E-mail: moritzdavid@stanleygroup.com
May 20

Glacier Lakes Chapter, ACBS. 14th Annual Show, Sell and Swap Meet. Wisconsin’s largest show, sell and swap meet. No fees or charges. Vendor setup 8–10 am; show 10 am–3 pm. At: Hwy 67, 1¼ mi. north of I-94, Oconomowoc, WI. Contact: Frank Petran (262) 284-3650; E-mail: mrwoodboat@wi.rr.com

June 2
Southwest Chapter, ACBS and EMCBC. In the Water Classic Boat Show. Friday night dinner; annual boat show Saturday. At Eagle Mountain Lake Marina, Ft. Worth, TX. Contact: John Reinhart (817) 294-9451; www.emcbc.com.
June 8-10
Heartland Classics Chapter, ACBS. Woodies Cruisin’ Weekend on Table Rock Lake. Cruise for early arrivals Friday afternoon; cocktails and dinner on the dock Friday evening. Saturday cruise to lunch; afternoon cruise followed by cocktails and dinner. Sunday cruise to brunch. At Table Rock Lake, Branson, MO. Contact: Don Parker (402) 770-5400; E-mail: donaldwparker@hotmail.com; www.heartland-classics.org.
June 15-17
Chesapeake Bay Chapter, ACBS. 20th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Festival. Largest ACBS festival in the mid-Atlantic region with over 100 boats. Boat building demonstrations, maritime craft exhibitors and food. ACBS judged. At the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD. Contact: Maryann Fiaschetti (410) 437-9066; E-mail: fianagle@cablespeed.com; www.chesapeakebayacbs.net
June 16-17
Glacier Lakes Chapter, ACBS. 3rd Annual Eagle River Antique and Classic Boat Show. Event proceeds go to several organizations working with children with special needs. At: Wild Eagle Lodge, Eagle River, WI. Contact: Jo Daniel (715) 479-3151 or (877) 945-3965; E-mail: sales@wildeaglelodge.com
June 22–24
Lake Hopatcong Chapter, ACBS. 33rd Annual Boat Show. A judged event on beautiful Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey’s mountain paradise and largest lake. Friday cocktail party and buff et; Saturday show and awards dinner; Sunday breakfast and parade. Contact: Don Kliesch (908) 889-8439, E-mail: don@lhacbs.org; Mike Smith (973) 383-0352, E-mail: mike@lhacbs.org; or visit www.lhacbs.org.
June 23
Michigan Chapter, ACBS. Algonac 22nd Annual Boat Show. Event includes boats in water, static displays, outboard motor club, classic car show, arts and crafts, entertainment, food and refreshments. Judged with awards. At: Algonac Harbor Club, Algonac, MI. Contact: Mike Zadigian (734) 729-3171, E-mail: mgziggy@netzero.com; or Tim O’Brien (586) 978-7105, E-mail: obrien2obrien@aol.com; or www.michacbs.com.
June 23–24

Mississippi Valley Chapter, ACBS. Grafton Harbor Classic Boat and Outboard Show. Second annual show at new marina in Grafton, Illinois, located at the confluence of Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Quaint river town with shops, restaurants and winery. Towboat Festival same weekend. Additional attractions include nearby state park, water park and casino. Contact Jack Hartwig (636) 441-3559; E-mail:jackhartwig@charter.net

June 30
Allegheny Chapter, ACBS. 11th Annual Conneaut Lake Classic Boat Show Held at the Hotel Conneaut's waterfront docks Saturday, June 30, 2007. 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Docks are available all weekend, Friday June 29th thru Sunday July 1st. For more information go to our web page. or contact us at (724) 775-4849 or tmiklos4@comcast.net or visit our web page...http://www.centuryclassicpowerboat.com/all.htm
July 13-15

Dixieland Chapter, ACBS. Boat Show at Joe Wheeler State Park. Rogersville AL. Contact: Ben Jared, 134 Naomi Dr., Rogersville, AL 35652, (256) 247-7615; E-mail: benjared@urit.net

July 20-22
Clear Lake Chapter, ACBS. 11th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous. Evening picnic and informal boating on 7/20; non judged boat show during day and chartered cruise evening of 7/21; farewell brunch 7/22. At: City Beach on Clear Lake, IA. Contact: Tom Smidt (641) 823-4310 (h), or (641) 823-4817 (w).
July 21-23
Okanagan Antique Boat Society, ACBS. The Okanagan Antique and Classic Boat Show. 18th annual show. New, easier venue. Hot days, cool nights. This year period costume is the focus. Get your boat’s picture taken with the sternwheeler Sicamous in the background. See you there, eh? Contact: Robert Mellalieu, 3108 Webber Road, Westbank, BC, Canada V4T1E6; robm@oacbs.ca or www.oacbs.ca
July 26-29
Summer Quarterly Meeting hosted by the New England Chapter. In conjunction with the Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Show. Hotel: The Margate on Lake Winnipesaukee. Inquire about ACBS room rates. Call (603) 524-5210; website www.the margate.com
July 27–29
Finger Lakes Chapter, ACBS. 29th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show. Judged show in picturesque setting. Excellent state launch ramp, launch and reload assistance, free valet parking of trailers and tow vehicles. Parade and flyby, concerts in the park and great dining throughout the weekend. 80-plus boats and motors in park setting (woodie autos also invited). Location: Clift Park, Skaneateles Lake, Skaneateles, NY. Contact: Jack Miller at jamiller150@hotmail. com; Dick Sherwood (585) 265-1518 or E-mail: flcboats@aol.com; or Skaneateles C of C (315) 685-0552, www.skaneateles.com.
August 2-4
Dixieland Chapter, ACBS. Children’s Harbor: Boat Show at Alexander City, AL. Contact: R.T. (Bob) McMahan, 4605 Gann Store Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37343, (423) 874-0898; E-mail: bobmcmahan@comcast.net.
August 4
Water Wonderland Chapter, ACBS. 20th Annual “Classic Boats on the Boardwalk.” This judged show can accomadate over 50 boats in a great setting on the Boardman River along the scenic boardwalk in Traverse City, Michigan. Contact: Tamra Arrand (231) 779 0764; E-mail: arrand@hotmail.com. Registration forms at www.wwcacbs.com.
August 11
Eugene (OR) Yacht Club. 2007 Wooden Boat Exhibition. One day wooden boat show, open to wood boats of all types. Canoes, rowboats, sailing craft, inboard and outboard powered vessels all invited. Location: Fern Ridge Lake, Eugene, OR. Contact: John Franklin (541) 342-8540; E-mail: jlfeugene@aol.com.
August 11

Lake Pleasant Marine and Adirondacks Speculator Region C of C. 7th Annual Lake Pleasant Antique and Classic Boat Show. Motorized and non-motorized boats and vendors all welcome; display with “Best in Show” awards, followed by regatta around the lake. At Lake Pleasant Marine, Lake Pleasant, NY, in the southern Adirondacks. Contact: Tom Libby (248) 723-4510 (h) or (248) 496-5253 (cell); or C of C (518) 548-4521.

August 18

Glacier Lakes Chapter, ACBS. 3rd Annual Pewaukee Lake Antique and Classic Boat Show. At: Pewaukee Lake, Pewaukee, WI. Contact: Wil Vidal (262) 695-2994; E-mail: wvidaljr@wi.rr.com.

August 18-20
Hudson River Chapter, ACBS. 23rd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show. At Kingston City Docks, Kingston, NY. A judged show; participation optional. Contact: Greg Smith, 162 Browns Pond Rd., Staatsburg, NY 12580, (845) 876-2608; E-mail: gregsmith@frontiernet.net
August 24-26
Southwest Chapter, ACBS and WBA. Annual WBA Ride and Show. Friday night dinner; Saturday show and banquet. At Lake Lewisville, (Dallas) TX. Contact: David Kanally, david.kanally@ps.net; http://www.woodenboatassociation.com.
August 25
Adirondack Chapter, ACBS. 34th Annual Lake George Rendezvous. Join us for welcome reception Friday evening. At the Village docks on Saturday view the boats from 10 am to 4 pm. Location: Village Docks, Lake George, New York. For registration contact: Maria Johnson, 1137 Raymond Rd., Ballston Spa, NY 12020, (518) 885-0146; E-mail: twopalms@nycap.rr.com
September 7–9
Century Boat Club Annual Boat Show. . 24th annual in-water boat show, returning to Manistee Michigan. Held at the public docks along the Manistee River across from the former Century Boat Company Factory site. Free to public. This year's feature boat is the Century Arabian. The show is Saturday 11:00 to 5:00 with awards banquet 7:30 Saturday evening. There will be a Friday evening pre show party at A&A Marine for all, with or without boat. The weekend will conclude with a Sunday Morning brunch at the Portage Point Inn on Portage Lake Michigan which is a 10 mile drive from Manistee, either by boat or Car. frank@centuryboatclub.com;Or visit our web page...www.centuryboatclub.com/cbcindex02.htm.
September 7–9
Heartland Classics Chapter, ACBS. Heartland Classics Boat Show. 14th annual in-water boat show with over 60 boats from five-state region. Free to public. Also classic car show and world-class fireworks on the 8th. All ACBS members invited to river cruise, reception and dinner on the 7th, and cookout and awards presentation on the 9th. Prospective members welcome to all events. At Arrowhead Yacht Club, Grand Lake, OK. Contact: Brent Howard (918) 782-1855 or (918) 693-1855; E-mail: bhoward@howardclassicboats.com; www.heartland-classics.org.
September 8–9
Philadelphia Chapter, ACBS and Tuckerton Seaport. 8th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show. At Tuckerton Seaport. Contact: Brian Gagnon (856) 727-9264 or visit www.tuckertonseaport.org or call the Seaport at (609) 296-8868.
September 15
Glacier Lakes Chapter, ACBS. 2nd Annual Madison Area Antique and Classic Boat Show. For the benefit of MS Society. At: Christy’s Landing on Lake Waubesa, Madison WI. Contact: Mark Walters (608) 224-0815, E-mail: waltswoody@charter.net; or Andy McCormick (608) 222-0018, E-mail: andy@mccormicklumber.com
September 22–30

Dixieland Chapter, ACBS. Bi-annual Tennessee River Cruise. Contact: Ned Smith, 5167 Mary Starnes, Memphis, TN 38117, (901) 767-1635; E-mail: nedsmithtn@cs.com.

September 26-29
Annual Meeting and 6th International Boat Show, hosted by Adirondack Chapter. Host Hotel, Fort William Henry. Call for ACBS group rates: (518) 668-3081.
September 29
RDC Triangle Chapter, ACBS. 2nd Annual Raleigh Boat Show. We’re proud to present our second annual wooden boat
show; wine and cheese reception Friday evening, and awards dinner Saturday for participants. At: Lake Wheeler, Raleigh, NC. Contact: Charles Mansfield (919) 688-3024; E-mail: rdcacbs@earthlink.net or visit www.vintageboat.org
October 6
Philadelphia Chapter, ACBS. 9th Annual Fall Boat Show and River Cruise at Long Level Marina. At: Long Level Marina, Wrightsville, PA. Contact: Brian Gagnon (856) 727-9264, or visit www.acbsphl.org
October 12-14
Southwest Chapter, ACBS and HCBC. Austin/Hill Country Boat Show. Annual river cruise and boat show. Friday night dinner; Saturday show and banquet. At Lake LBJ-Horseshoe Bay, Texas. Contact: Scott Reichardt (830) 598-4661; E-mail hsbadmiral@hotmail.com.