The Big Splash – Seaplanes on Lake Hickory

The Big Splash – Seaplanes on Lake Hickory

Come see The Big Splash – Sea Planes on Lake Hickory! Join the fun Friday or Saturday (Oct 14th & 15th) to watch sea planes take off and land on Lake Hickory.

Come get a close look at the planes, meet the pilots, explore a world-class aviation museum, watch the planes fly over downtown Hickory, listen to great live music, enjoy delicious food and ride the beautiful Lake Hickory Adventures dinner yacht. Food and festivities will be at the Wittenburg Access Area on Lake Hickory, at the Hickory Regional Airport and aboard the Lake Hickory Adventures yacht.

Food purchases and cruise ticket sales will raise money for a local Boy Scout troop and a local veterans aid organization VetKids.org.

Admission to the Wittenburg Access Area and the Hickory Regional Airport is free. Food, concessions and Lake Hickory Adventures cruise tickets will be available for sale – a portion of the proceeds will be given toVetKids.org. Individual donations to VetKids.org will also be accepted throughout the event. Cruise tickets can be bought in advance (going on sale no later than 9/1/2016) at LakeHickoryAdventures.com or may be purchased when boarding based on availability. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for sale onboard during cruises.

SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY OCTOBER 14TH, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Wittenburg Access Area on Lake Hickory NC
The first few seaplanes should arrive, land on the lake and beach at Wittenburg Access throughout the afternoon
Lake Hickory Adventures cruise departures every 2 hours:
3:00 pm from Wittenburg & 4:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
5:00 pm from Wittenburg & 6:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
7:00 pm from Wittenburg & 8:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina

SATURDAY OCTOBER 15TH
07:30 – 11:00 Pancake Breakfast fundraiser by Boy Scouts with Seaplane arrivals and lake landings throughout the morning. Land-based planes land at Hickory Regional Airport
11:30 – 12:30 Amphibious and seaplanes take off from Wittenburg while land-based planes take off from Hickory Regional Airport. All planes meet up in flight and fly over downtown Hickory. Land-based and amphibious planes land at Hickory Regional Airport. Seaplanes land at Wittenburg Access
12:00 – 3:00 Lunch at Crosswinds Cafe with tours of the Hickory Aviation Museum at the Hickory Regional Airport
12:00 until evening planes depart the area, concessions and live music at Wittenburg Access
Lake Hickory Adventures cruise departures every 2 hours:
11:00 am from Wittenburg & 12:00 am from Lake Hickory Marina
1:00 pm from Wittenburg & 2:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
3:00 pm from Wittenburg & 4:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
5:00 pm from Wittenburg & 6:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina
7:00 pm from Wittenburg & 8:00 pm from Lake Hickory Marina

Cruise tickets will go on sale on line at LakeHickoryAdventures.com no later than September 1st for this event. Purchase your tickets in advance to save your seat(s) on the yacht while tickets last at LakeHickoryAdventures.com

FAIR WEATHER ONLY! 

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