Get ready for a another weekend filled with fabulous yachts, boats, and cool cars along with live music, food and fun as Cape Harbour presents its 7th Annual “Water and Wheels” event on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Admission to the family fun event is free and open to the public.
There will be lots to do, including time to relax by the water or browse the many unique waterfront boutiques and shops along Cape Harbour’s Promenade. Enjoy a sunset dolphin cruise, explore the art gallery or spoil yourself at our full service salon and spa.
Don’t forget to take in the stars of the show. Tour an impressive array of luxury yachts, variety of high performance sport and leisure boats, lovingly restored classic cars and pampered specialty automobiles.
The Joint has scheduled live entertainment for all three evenings. Friday evening “PUSH” will be performing from 6pm to 9pm. On Saturday enjoy live music by “Stolen Fruit” from 6pm to 10pm. To top it off on Sunday, Diane Russell will fill the promenade with all of her best from 4pm to 7pm.
Cape Harbour’s four restaurants are gearing up for the event. Rumrunners, The Joint and Run Agrounds will offer food and drink specials throughout the weekend. Pignoli on theHarbour is ready to roll out the red carpet to meet all you dining needs!
There will be no shortage of custom, antique and classic cars on Saturday, March 2nd as the car show gets underway from 10am – 2pm in the parking lot across from Rumrunners. It’s a rare opportunity to get up close and admire some of theCape’s premiere classic and collectible vehicles. To register for the Car Show call 239-945-6116 ext.3.
Captain CJ’s Jet Pack Adventures will be joining us Saturday, March 2nd dockside at Rumrunners with a demonstration at noon & 2pm. You have to see it to believe it! The powerful water jet propels you through the water and in the air. The amazing stability makes it easy to learn. Visit their website at www.evergladesjetpackadventures.com.
Scholastic Rowers will be conducting an ‘ERG-A-THON’ by the high school team of the Cape Coral Rowing Club on Satturday, from 9am – 2pm during Water & Wheels. Their goal is to raise funds for new rowing shells to accommodate the many new members of the club. Having a variety of shells will keep the student athletes competitive with the larger clubs against which they compete. Rowing shells cost anywhere from $5,000 used to over $30,000 new.
During the Erg-A-Thon, the scholastic team members, who draw students from all over Lee County, will take turns rowing on portable rowing shells while promoting the club. The club meets for practice at Cape Harbour. The next ‘Learn to Row’ is scheduled to begin March 30th. Go to www.capecoralrowing.com for more details.
On Saturday the Charlotte Harbor Paddlers will have their “Draggin Dragons” boat set up by Rumrunners from 10am to 2pm. The Lee County Sheriff’s office will be displaying their 36 Foot Ambarfrom 10am to 2pm in the Marina next to the Pavilion tent.
Also on Saturday there will be a talk/book signing at HarbourView Gallery. Author Robert Macomber will be there from 10am to Noon! Macomber’s talk will be “Cuba then, Cuba now” about researching and writing in Cuba for his 10th novel “Honorable Lies” which comes out this October. We are very excited about having him again. Bob is a great writer and an excellent speaker.
All weekend long, the Marina at Cape Harbour will display the best the area has to offer in an on-water and land display of unique and custom boats, cruising yachts, performance boats, sailboats, sport fishing boats, fishing tackle and boating accessories. Yachts and boats will be open for tours all three days hosted by more than a dozen major dealers including Banana Boat Tour Company, Boaters Landing, Cape Coral Boat Rentals, Cape Coral Rowing Club, Cape Regal Yachts,Cape Yacht Management, Carefree Boat Club, Fabulous Services, LLC, Global Yachts, Marine Max, Nautical Mile, Paradigm Yacht Sales, Saint Custom Built Boats, Tow Boat US and Venture Out Charters.
Col. Hugh Saint, preeminent custom wooden boat builder, will be meeting and greeting spectators to talk about his craft. Saint is the proud builder of Will Stout’s 38-foot Honduran mahogany runabout, “Rumrunner.” Hugh Saint custom built wooden boats, will be on display at the dock by the Funky Fish Houses.
Every year, Friday through Sunday, “A Custom Carts” present their one of a kind custom golf cart display! The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be back with “Coasty” to promote water safety!
Cape Harbour is Cape Coral’s most outstanding waterfront community. It features deepwater slips and waterfront homes, condominiums, vacation rentals, waterfront shops and restaurants, galleries, indoor boat storage, and its newest residential community, the Funky Fish Houses. Come visit and “Live Your Vacation” at Cape Harbour!
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