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Sneak Peek: Seafood Festival This Weekend

Food, games, pirates, musical entertainment and more.

The 20th annual Seafood Festival is taking place this weekend, Sept. 24 and 25 at the .

The festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year so come on down and join the festivities. Suitable for the entire family, the Seafood Festival has grown from a local celebration to one of Long Island's premier summer events.

Activities include live musical performances, children's rides, live pirate shows, public sails aboard the historic Oyster Sloop Priscilla, and “Going Green” environmental exhibits.

For the seafood lovers, this year’s main food sponsors are Blue Island Shellfish, Naked Cowboy Oysters and Lombardi's on the Bay. The pavilions will feature raw bars, steamed lobsters, mussels, steamed and fried clams, lobster rolls, soft-shell crab, and much more.

For non-seafood lovers, other goodies include Chumley's BBQ, real cajun cuisine from Taste of New Orleans, Ed's Polish Kielbasi, Wild Bill's Soda, Roasted Corn, Fried Dough, Roxy's Ice Cream and more.

Arts and crafts round out the day with more than 50 vendors showing off their goods. And don’t forget about the pirates. Kings of the Coast will be on hand to give exciting live performances and to lead the little ones on treasure hunts.

Here’s a listing of musical performance throughout the festival:

Saturday, September 24
11:30 a.m. – Jenna Rose
12:15 p.m. – Jac n Jill
1:00 p.m. – The Lustre Kings
2:15 p.m. – Quadra Love
3:30 p.m. – Desert Highway 

Sunday, September 25
11:30 a.m. – Charlie Dane
12:30 p.m. – Walking Sideways
1:30 p.m. – Tribute
2:30 p.m. – Shecky & The Twangtones
4:00 p.m. – Hotel California

Price: $8 per person, free for ages 5 and under

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact info: www.theseafoodfestival.org

Judy Mottl (Editor) September 23, 2011 at 09:48 PM
What if it rains.. is it still a go... where will they announce if it's cancelled? I love this festival :) Nice preview.
southshoreguy September 24, 2011 at 11:01 AM
Rain or shine
Alycia Broderick September 24, 2011 at 01:49 PM
Yes I believe it is rain or shine at this point (since it's not raining yet). Fingers crossed!!!
Karen Overin September 25, 2011 at 11:45 PM
too bad you didn't update your information. Kings of the Coast where not at the festival. Ye Pyrate Brotherhood was there.
Alycia Broderick September 25, 2011 at 11:48 PM
Sorry about that. I got the information directly from the LIMM and their schedule.

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