FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2011
Contact: Tara C. Perkins, Director of Public Relations, Lake Champlain Maritime Festival
Lake Champlain Antique & Classic Boat Society Sets Plans for 26th Anniversary Boat Show
BURLINGTON, VT—The Lake Champlain Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) Twenty-sixth Anniversary Vintage Boat Show is set for Saturday August 13, 10am to 4pm at Burlington Boathouse Burlington, Vermont. Boat Parade at 4pm. The Show will feature more than forty historic, antique and classic boats. The Twenty-sixth Annual Boat Show is a featured event of The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival Weekend along the Burlington Waterfront.
The ACBS mission is to bring people together with a common interest in historic, antique and classic boats, sharing fellowship, information, experience and exchange of ideas; to protect the heritage of boating by promoting, first the preservation and, secondly, the restoration of historic antique and classic boats; to promote, further and encourage a love and enjoyment of all aspects of historic, antique and classic boating; to serve as a communication channel for our membership, the public, and any other entities regarding information relating to historic, antique and classic boating. This includes serving as a clearing house and referral service for all information relating to historic, antique, and classic boating; to serve as the governing body and parent organization for such chapters as shall be formed and created under our auspices; this includes providing support for and communicating with these chapters; to inspire and support quality boat shows and related events among our chapters; to establish and maintain standards for classifying boats and conducting boat shows; to educate our membership and the general public concerning safety and protocol as it relates to historic, antique and classic boating. For more information, please contact Mike O’Brien at [email protected] or (802) 355-1781 www.lcacbs.com; Mailing address: Lake Champlain ACBS, P.O. Box 9368, South Burlington, VT 05407
For more information, including full schedule and updates, please visit www.lcmfestival.com or call (802) 482-3313. Thursday, August 11: 5:00pm-10:00pm; Friday, August 12: 11:00am to 11:00pm; Saturday, August 13: 11:00am to 11:00pm; Sunday, August 14: 11:00am to 10:00pm. Lake Champlain Maritime Festival daytime admission is free (admission charged for select events and nightly concerts); events subject to change without notice.
The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival’s mission is to celebrate the past, present and future of Lake Champlain and the Burlington Waterfront. The Festival is committed to enhancing the visibility and outreach various non-profit organizations within our community. Please contact the LCMF office at (802) 482-3313 or visit LCMF online: www.lcmfestival.com; Facsimile: (802) 881-0570; Mailing address: 9 Taft Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452.