The second annual Pontoosuc Flotilla will leave the shore of Pontoosuc Lake at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30. Line up will begin near Matt Reilly's Pub at 12:45 p.m. All boats except sail boats are eligible to enter.

Entrants are encouraged to decorate their boats to compete for three main cash prizes. Categories are Most Colorful, Most Creative/Original, and Best Use of Pontoosuc Lake Theme.

All entrants will receive a certificate and some swag. Non-returnable entry fee is $10.

Last year, 17 boats entered the flotilla, which was part of Lanesborough's 250th Anniversary Celebration.

Entry forms are available at, U-Drive Boat Rental, Matt Reilly's Pub, Pontoosuc Package Store, Wheeler's Market, and Reynolds Team Sales in Allendale, or by emailing

For more information, contact Candide Jones at 413-442-9370 or