Sunday, October 8, 2023 10 am – 6 pm
Located at Tobay Beach on Ocean Parkway in Massapequa.
Please join us at the Tobay Beach Boat Show on October 8th from 10 am to 6 pm as we present “At Home on the Water,” exploring Long Island’s recreational and commercial fishing and boat building traditions and Native American maritime culture. Our program will provide the opportunity to interact with baymen, fishermen, decoy carvers and boat builders. Presenters will include baymen and fishermen Tom Jefferies, Bill Fetzer, Craig Oddo, Flo Sharkey; boat builder Chris Hale; decoy carver and waterfowl hunter George Rigby; and, master recreational fisherman Reed Riemer of the Atlantic Anglers Club. Joining us this year will be Josephine and Shavonne Smith from the Shinnecock Reservation. They will be demonstrating how to make wampum from clam shells and share their knowledge of the local marine life of Shinnecock bay.
The Tobay Boat Show runs Friday, October 6 from 12 pm – 6 pm; Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, from 10 am – 6 pm. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $5 for children 6-15. The show is located at Tobay Beach on Ocean Parkway in Massapequa. For more information, call Long Island Traditions at (516) 767-8803 or the NY Marine Trades Association at (631) 691-7050 or visit https://nyboatshows.com/tobay/ .