Each year on the final Friday and Saturday of October, boat enthusiasts, builders, artists and craftsmen alike convene at the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum to show off the talents and admire each others’ handicraft. The museum’s annual Wooden Boat Show is a chance for boat builders and woodworkers to put their best skills on display with their wooden boats. See new constructions, restored projects and original creations. Head to Manteo’s waterfront to see the contenders lined along the lighthouse dock and situated in the Creef Boathouse and Park. Judges and spectators determine select their favorite boats, and awards are presented at an awards dinner on Saturday. Advanced registration for the show is required.
104 Fernando Street, Manteo