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37th Antique and Classic Boat Show on tap for Saturday

The Buffalo Launch Club will host its 37th Antique and Classic Boat Show and Race Boat Regatta from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Grand Island.

Featured are vintage fiberglass boats from the late 1950s, wooden boats from 1900 to the 1960s and vintage hydroplanes with airplane engines. Rides on some of the boats will be auctioned off.

The Western New York Offshore Powerboat Association will have 10 boats on display, and students from the Hand to Hand Youth Program will build boats under adult mentorship over the course of the day.

There also will be a vintage car show featuring 100 classic cars, as well as outboard motor and model boat displays, nautical vendors, wooden boats for sale, a kids camp and a ladies’ boutique.

The event will be held at Buffalo Launch Club, 503 East River Road, Grand Island. Admission is free, but parking is $10. For more information, visit