Annapolis Maritime Museum / 723 Second St / Annapolis, MD 21403
Contact: Jeff Holland / 410-295-0104
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 17, 2012
What: First Annual Annapolis Crab Derby
When: Saturday, September 1, 2012
Time: noon – 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 per person, free for children 12 and under - Buy Tickets
Where: Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
More info: www.amaritime.org
First Annual Annapolis Crab Derby
The Annapolis Maritime Museum will host the first annual Annapolis Crab Derby on Saturday, September 1, 2012, in partnership with the Crabs for Kids Foundation. Guests can sponsor a crab in the derby, The $25 sponsorship fee will help Crab for Kids Foundation benefit local youth and support families in need.
The Annapolis Crab Derby festivities will include live crab races, a crab shell painting contest, live music, a magic show, a crab-picking contest, human crab crawl races and more. The derby winner will receive a custom plank at the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s “Planks for the Memories Program,” and the winner of the “2012 Maryland Largest Hard Crab Tournament” will also be announced at the event.
Tickets are limited and need to be purchased in advance at www.amaritime.org. | Buy Tickets
Sponsors for the first annual Annapolis Crab Derby include:
- Annapolis Maritime Museum
- CPS Gumpert
- Cantler’s Riverside Inn
- Pit Boys
- Chesapeake Bayhawks
- Roost 66
- Historic Inns of Annapolis
- Everlast Remodeling LLC
- Art Things, Inc.
- Three Rivers Builders
- Quality Care Automotive, Inc.
- Melrose Hotel Company
- Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits
- Artist’s Flat & General Store
- Bella’s Liquors
- K&B True Value
About the Annapolis Maritime Museum
The Annapolis Maritime Museum is a 501(C) (3) non-profit educational institution dedicated to educating students and adults on the area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay.
Located on Back Creek, the Museum is a heritage site in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, as well as a site in the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Water Trails Network and the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail by the National Park Service. The Museum provides a vital connection for residents and visitors—both children and adults—to the area’s natural environment and heritage through a variety of educational and public programs and exhibitions. For more information click on www.amaritime.org or call 410-295-0104.