Prepare for All Things Crab at The Wetlands Institute’s Crabulous Crab Day

Join The Wetlands Institute for a day filled with Crabulous fun and see just how much you can learn about crabs! Crabulous Crab Day will be held Friday, July 22, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor. Enjoy a day filled with crab-themed activities and a few special appearances by Crabby Scute, the ‘Tute Terrapin. Participate in activities to earn Krabby Dollars that can be redeemed for prizes!

On the program are Crabby Crafts and Games, Crabbing Tips and Tricks, Crab Cake Cook-off featuring entries from local restaurants, Meet the Crabs Teaching Tank, You Pick Crabbing Tournament and Crab Olympics. All-day activities include Fiddler Crab Races, I Spy Game – Crab Edition, Fiddler Crab Showdown, Crabby Bag Toss, Assorted Crabby Crafts, Mr. Krab’s Prize Shack and Meet the Crabs Teaching and Touch Tank. And don’t forget to get your official Crab Day T-Shirt!

Below is a list of scheduled activities:

10-10:30 a.m.
Crabbing 101: Catching Blue Claw Crab and Fiddler Crab

10:30-11:30 a.m.
You Pick Crabbing Tournament! Catch Blue Claw Crabs or Fiddler Crabs

10:30-11 a.m.
Appearance by Scute the ‘Tute Terrapin in Special Crabby Attire

11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Crab Olympics!

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Crab Cake Cook-off Featuring Fresh Crab Cakes from Local Restaurants
-Captain Obadiah’s Seafood Market, Marmora
-Carmen’s Seafood Restaurant, Sea Isle City
-Fish and Fancy, Villas
-Ricks Seafood, North Wildwood

1:45-2:15 p.m.
Appearance by Scute the ‘Tute Terrapin in Special Crabby Attire

2:45-3 p.m.
Awards Ceremony for Crabbing Tournament, Crab Olympics and Crab Cake Cook-off Winners

Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children and $30 for a family pack of four for non-members, or $8 for adults, $6 for children and $25 for a family pack of four for members. For more information, visit wetlandsinstitute.org.

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