Boat show to hit the water at Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria

Annual event is set for Friday-Saturday, July 9-10

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This Chris Craft "Carlos Classic," driven by Robb Steinbring of Alexandria, was one of dozens of boats in last year's Legacy of the Lakes Museum's boat parade. (Contributed)

The Legacy of the Lake Diamond Classic Boat Show will showcase vintage or classic boat on land and in Lake Darling this weekend, Friday-Saturday, July 9-10.

At 1 p.m. Friday, the Chain of Lakes Cruise-Meet will leave from Arrowwood and travel around Lake Darling, lasting approximately two hours. At 6:30 p.m., musician Kelley Hunt will perform in the Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Gardens.

From 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, the boat displays will be on land and in water, along with different vendors and classic cars. A 2:30 p.m. presentation will give out the President’s Award, Skipper’s Award, and the People’s Choice Award.

At 3 p.m. Saturday, the boats will take a final run past Arrowwood Resort.

Boat show activities include free Stella rides, a pop-up museum and tent talks, with additional displays at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum, which focus on Chris Craft, Clinker-Built Boats, pontoons and 100 years of Resorters.

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