Boat Docking Contest Part Of Weekend Festivities At Williams Wharf Landing

The Mathews Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its inaugural Boat Docking Contest and Buyboat Race fundraiser this Saturday at Williams Wharf Landing. Starting at 11 a.m., the event will feature fifteen workboats competing in a docking challenge followed by a race with Mathews-built buyboats. Spectators can enjoy food trucks, live music by Part Time and Edison & Co., and activities for kids. There will be free shuttles from Mathews High School and ample parking. Tickets are $40, including beer, available locally and online, with children under 10 getting in free.