The bustle of boats in the Blue Water Area has begun! Over 200 antique and classic boats are in or on their way to Port Huron for the 2018 International Antique boat show. The 43rd annual event is the first time the show has been in Michigan, let alone the Blue Water Area. This Friday and Saturday, the community is invited to take part in the festivities on the Black River between 7th and 10th streets. The event will be free for spectators and will feature free boat rides on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Cruiser Open House is Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will also be events for children including toy boat painting, face painting, Tootsie the clown, minnow races, knot tying, and much more on Saturday. Free Parking is located at SC4. For more information on all the events going on, visit boattheblue.com.