Schedule of Public Events

The East End Classic Boat Society hosts local marine events, exhibits classic boats, and conducts workshops to teach the skills necessary to build and preserve quality, handcrafted wooden boats. We're proud of our young organization, staffed entirely by volunteers, because we fulfill our purpose. 

FOR 2017

Please join us for the 2017 Raffle Boat Drawing on Saturday December 9th from 3 to 5 PM at the Hartjen-Richardson Community Boat Shop 310 Bluff Road Amagansett  


Saturday, April 29th 11am to 4pm    Spring Open House and Boat Sale at the Community Boat Shop 301 Bluff Rd,  Amagansett    Stop by to pick up a cup of coffee, Dreson donuts and take a moment to preview our fleet of five classic and not so classic boats that are for sale.  You might even find one that meets your fancy and get hooked on crusing the bays and harbors of the east end.

Saturday, April 29th 2017 10am-4pm   Block Party at the East Hampton YMCA. We have been invited to participate in the East Hampton YMCA's BLOCK PARTY! in our capacity as a new offering for the middle school youth of the center's summer program. 
Saturday, May 20th 11am-4pm   Sag Harbor Cultural Heritage Day Celebration at the Custom House in Sag Harbor 
We have been invited by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities to exhibit the skills of traditional wooden boat building on the Custom House lawn on Heritage Day.  This is quite an opportunity as we will be the only exhibitor that day and this is where we built our first boat fourteen years ago!
Saturday, May 20th 11am to 4pm  Newtown Lane Fair, East Hampton  
East Hampton Village's first celebration of the not-for-profit organizations serving the town. We will have traditional classic wooden boats on display on Newtown Lane.
Saturday, July 8th  11AM to 4PM   Summer Open House and Boat Sale at the Community Boat Shop  301 Bluff Road, Amagansett
We will have classic boats and not so classic boats that are for sale.  Some are ready for launching while others are in need of your creative input.  Our featured boat will be the raffle boat Sunshine Tender

Saturday, August 12th  Fisherman's Fair, Springs, NY. . 
We are delighted to be able to bring to the Springs community a display of this year's raffle boat, the Sunhine Tender. Plan to stop by our display and purchase your raffle ticket to win this year's featured boat. Or, stay for an hour or so to help encourage other fair visitors to become members in our expanding group of classic boat enthusiasts.

Saturday &  Sunday, September 9-10th  HarborFest, Sag Harbor  We have an ideal location on Long Wharf, the village dock, where almost everyone who visits the festival comes by to admire the craftsmanship of the classic boats we'll have on display. Plan to stop by and purchase raffle tickets for this year’s new boat, the Sunshine Tender  


Saturday & Sunday, September 23th & 24th   Maritime Festival in Greenport, NY  
Our beautiful exhibit space is located in Mitchell Park, which is on the waterfront where the popular antique carousel is located. This festival gets a great turnout. It’s a perfect opportunity to talk with the member boat builders and purchase raffle tickets for this year’s boat, the Sunshine Tender .


Sunday, Date TBA  Trustee's Largest Clam Contest at the Trustee's Donald Lamb Building on Bluff Road, Amagansett Look for the EECBS exhibit. Enter a clam that you harvest from East Hampton waters into the contest and win great prizes! There will also be a homemade clam chowder contest. You can enjoy clam chowder and take a chance on our raffle boat, the Sunshine Tender  while waiting for the judging to take place.


Saturday & Sunday, October 7th & 8th Montauk Fall Festival     This family-oriented community event takes place on Columbus Day Weekend, on the Green in the center of downtown Montauk. Stop by our exhibit booth and take a chance on winning the 2017 raffle boat, the Sunshine Tender . Talk with our boat builders and become a member of EECBS.


Saturday, October 21th East  Hampton Fall Festival     This event takes place in Herrick Park in East Hampton. Stop by our exhibit