2009-12-31 / About Town

Providence boat show begins Jan. 7

The Providence boat show will open Thursday, Jan. 7, and continue through Sunday, Jan. 10. Exhibits will include powerboats, fresh and salt water fishing gear, technology, engines and electronics.

The R.I. Marine Trades Association will offer career training guidance for students and current workers who might want to work in the marine trades.

The show will fill nearly 120,000 square feet of space with more than 200 exhibitors.

The show will open Thursday, Jan. 7, 4 to 9 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 8, noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult tickets are $10 at the door. Children 12 and under are free with an adult. Advance discount tickets are available online for $8. Military personnel will receive half-price tickets with a valid ID.

Call 846-1115 or visit www.providenceboatshow.com for more information.

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