Fathoms Restaurant & Bar and The French Press are gearing up for the 11th Annual Water & Wheels festival, a popular three-day spring weekend event featuring car and boat shows, art, entertainment, food, drink and fun for all ages. Admission is free for this action-packed weekend, running March 17 – 19.
The car show is the chance to let your own ride shine, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday. Enter for a chance to win one of 46 trophies in 16 categories: Customs, Corvettes 1953-1999, Corvettes 2000-2016, Stock Restored 1900-1924, Stock Restored 1949-1979, Stock Restored 1980-2016, Muscle Cars, Special Interests, Street Rods – Open Tops, Street Rods-Coup or Sedan, Trucks, Best Paint, Mustangs, Motorcyles – Two Wheel, Motorcycles – Three Wheel, and Race Cars. For entry details email WaterandWheels.email@example.com or call (239) 542-0707.
The fun all starts at noon on Friday, March 17 (with St. Patrick’s Day festivities beginning at 6 p.m.) and runs through 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 19. View beautiful in-water yachts up to 50 feet, plus many trailered boats, fishing kayaks and paddleboards. Hear and see the famous Michigander Top Fuel Nitro Dragster. The U.S. Coast Guard will be on hand for boat safety inspections. Try your luck with the 50/50 raffle. Live entertainment acts include Stolen Fruit, Remedy and Chris Workman.
Upon moving to Cape Harbour Marina in 2014, Fathoms and The French Press took over sponsorship of Water & Wheels, a major yearly event. This year, Safe Harbor Marinas, the new management company for beautiful Cape Harbour Marina, has partnered with Fathoms and The French Press to make the beloved tradition the biggest and best yet for 2017.
With decades of experience, Hoffman Group Holdings LLC is a hospitality company that owns Fathoms Restaurant & Bar and The French Press at Cape Harbour Marina. With the creation of Black Salt, acclaimed French chefs Fabrice Deletrain and Benjamin Voisin offer their engaging personalities, creative synergy and unique artistry to elevate every occasion.
The mission of HGH is to continue to grow as one of the most competitive and performance driven companies, with respect and support to the Cape Coral and Southwest Florida community. Timothy and Meredith Hoffman, in partnership with Chef Benjamin Voisin and Valeria Zanella Voisin, are the leading minds behind a group of highly acclaimed eating establishments. Timothy and Meredith own also Montpelier Plantation & Beach, a Relais & Chateaux property in Nevis, West Indies.