Port Aransas, Texas Wooden Boat Festival

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Port Aransas, Texas Wooden Boat Festival

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2020 Event is scheduled April 24-26. Features a “family boat build. 4 small groups will start with plywood on
Friday the 24th. They will launch their Port A Skiff 3 days later in the marina at Port A with a champagne christening. Other activities are the boat show, tutorials by vendors and builders along with a nautical flea market. Contact Farley boat works in Port A or the Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association.



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The virus caused a reschedule to October 23 weekend. Updates will come as things regroup.

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Keep us updated

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Now scheduled for April 30 thru May 2. Plan still for family boat build. Four groups will start a small skiff on Friday and will be christened in the marina Sunday at noon. Static and on the water displays. Tutorials from builders. Nautical flea market. I will keep updated. Contact Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association.

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Dr Pete, please continue to keep us updated on the show!! I spoke with Dan at Farley Boat Works earlier this week!! Jeff

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And now let’s try this again. Now on for October 29-31. Port Aransas. Roberts Point Park. This is 4th and final attempt during my tenure as Boat Show chair. I’ll let all know as this gets nearer to actually happening.
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Okay boys and girls…. Looks like it’s finally Showtime in Port Aransas. October 29-31. Welcome reception at Farley Boat works on Friday. Family boat build, nautical flea market, tutorials, static and on the water boat displays, kids events, food trucks, Boat Builder Banquet Saturday evening with champagne christening Sunday in the Marina. peterjdvm@yahoo.com
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Dr Pete wrote: Tue Sep 28, 2021 3:00 pm Okay boys and girls…. Looks like it’s finally Showtime in Port Aransas. October 29-31. Welcome reception at Farley Boat works on Friday. Family boat build, nautical flea market, tutorials, static and on the water boat displays, kids events, food trucks, Boat Builder Banquet Saturday evening with champagne christening Sunday in the Marina. peterjdvm@yahoo.com
Dr Pete sounds great as usual hope you have a great turn out.

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