Antique, classic, and historical watercraft will travel the Maumee River for the 2012 Toledo Antique and Classic Boat Show Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature boats through the ages, local maritime vendors, and artisans.
There also will be a flea market, land and water displays, antique vehicles, live music, and vintage boat races. Awards will be handed out for show favorites in categories that include best cruiser, best sailboat, best iceboat, best nonpowered vessel, best model boat, and people's choice.
The boat show will take place at the Toledo Yacht Club and will open at 9 a.m. Saturday and run until 5 p.m. Ragtime Rick and Chefs of Dixieland will provide live entertainment from noon to 3 p.m. and a patio party will start at 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, a pancake breakfast is planned for 8 a.m., followed by the boat show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chapel service at Bandstand begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by live music at 11. The awards ceremony begins at 3 p.m.
Attendees also will be able to tour the historic 4,000-square-foot Toledo Lighthouse for a fee. Call 734-856-6249 for details. For information or to register for the boat show, visit toledoboatshow.com.
WPOS Christian Radio is celebrating its 46th anniversary with The Talleys. The southern gospel group will perform Saturday at the WPOS Christian Center, 7112 Angola Rd., Holland. The family band, winners of the GMA Dove Awards and Singing News Fan Awards, will take the stage at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $20 and include a meal. Tickets can be purchased at the Family Christian Store, Holland; Lifeway Christian Resources, Toledo; and Sounds of Light, Adrian,or at itickets.com. For information call 419-865-9767 or visit wposfm.com. Guy Penrod was scheduled to perform but his concert has been postponed until Sept. 7.
The Flying Tigers RC Club of Toledo will host a free hands-on event Sunday at the club's flying field, just north of Airport Highway about a quarter mile east of Eber Road on Geiser Road. Take off And Grow! will give guests a chance to fly radio-controlled airplanes using the buddy box training system. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For information visit toledo-flyingtigers.com or send an email to Jeremybonnough@yahoo.com.