2012 Annual Wooden Boat Show in Georgetown this weekend

Steve Mohundro

Update October 15, 2012:  Georgetown's waterfront will come alive this coming weekend for the 23rd Annual Wooden Boat show.

The event will be on October 20, 2012 on Front Street, running from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  It will feature 12 different types of wooden boats and include activities for all ages.  You can read about all of the details, as well as an interview with Georgetown restaurant owner and long-time Wooden Boat show volunteer in this Myrtle Beach Kicks article.

First report October 14, 2012:  This weekend's weather should be great for heading down to Front Street in Georgetown and checking out some finely crafted wooden vessels.

The big attraction is the Wooden Boat Challenge at noon. where two-man teams compete to build a rowing skiff within four hours. At the end of the day, the teams will test their handiwork in the Sampit River. In addition to the competition, there will be local vendors, boats on display, and live music.

The entire show takes place on the Historic Waterfront of Georgetown tomorrow, October 15th, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is no charge to attend the event. 

Like the Wooden Boat Show on Facebook and check out some of their great photos. There is also a website and Twitter account.