2017 Big Sky Boat Show

12th Annual Big Sky Antique and Classic Boat Show

August 4-6, 2017 Marina Cay Resort, Bigfork, Montana

Boat Show Activities and General Information
Boat Show Reception:
On Friday, August 4th at 6 p.m. the Big Sky Chapter will host a welcoming reception at the Classic Company Boat Works in the village of Somers, MT. Once again our host Steve Nickol, Big Sky member and owner will be rolling out a display of antique boats, plus providing an evening of “get down” blue grass music. Please check the Registration and Reservation Section on the registration form if you plan to attend, and include the number of guests you will be bringing.
Boat Show Opening Day:
On Saturday morning August 5th we request that participants have their boats in the slips by 10 a.m. for the start of the show.
Boat Show Dinner:
Join us at the Flathead Lake Lodge, a legendary Montana dude ranch for cocktails and dinner on Saturday, August 5th. Cocktail hour starts at 6:00 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm.

Whitefish Woody Weekend VI

The Big Sky Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society will be presenting Whitefish Woody Weekend VII on the weekend of June 22-24, 2018.

Whitefish Woody Weekend is one of the premier classic boat events, attracting award winning classic wood boats from all across the Pacific Northwest, and one of the signature summer events in Whitefish. The event, hosted by the Lodge at Whitefish Lake, will feature 36 classic wood boats from all over the Pacific Northwest, California and Canada, including 15 boats new to Whitefish Woody Weekend.

Marking the unofficial beginning of summer, Whitefish Woody Weekend VII will begin on Friday evening June 22nd with a cruise/parade around beautiful Whitefish Lake. Thirty-six classic boats will be on public display at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake from 9AM until 6PM on Saturday, June 23rd. Sunday morning, June 24th will feature a poker run with the wood boats out on the lake followed by a BBQ on the beach at the Lodge for event participants.

The show is fun for all ages. The public is encouraged to join the fun on the lake or on the beaches, decks and docks around the lake for the Friday evening cruise; or to enjoy the boats up close and met the owners of these fine representatives of the art and craftsmanship of the past on Saturday at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake Marina. There will also be classic boat water skiing exhibitions and hourly drawings for a free classic boat ride throughout the day on Saturday.

Dates: June 22 - 24, 2018

Location: The Lodge at Whitefish Lake

All events are free and open to the public. For more information contact Tim Salt at 406-862-5085 or whitefishwoodyweekend@gmail.com.

About Us

History lives on in this unique, fast growing club of wooden boat enthusiasts. From the casual recreationalists to the professional craftsman, the Big Sky Chapter ACBS offers serious fun as we showcase the best water-craft the Northwest has to offer.

Owners of these classic beauties take great pride in being able to play a part in the Flathead Valley's rich and historic boat building past. Whether you own an armada or a model boat collection, we welcome your membership.

Come join the fun on our annual July Cruise-In dinner. During August, the Big Sky Chapter hosts a two day show of antique and classic boats in Lakeside, Montana.

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