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NEXT TILGHMAN DAY WILL BE SATURDAY OCTOBER 18 TH. 2014

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OYSTER SHUCKING CONTEST CRAB PICKING CONTEST CONTEST Vendors in Kronsberg Park

Oyster shucking contest
Contestants will have 3 and 1/2 minutes to shuck oysters, The person with the most oysters in the cup will be the winner. This contest and the crab picking contest are held in kronsberg Park

Crab Picking Contest
Winner will be the contestant with the most meat and the least shell in the alloted time. Colleen and Kathy, the two young ladies in the foreground, are sisters and Tilghman natives, competing against each other in the crab picking contest.

vendors
There was a wide assortment of vendors this year in Kronsberg Park, If you are interested in becoming a vendor at next years event . send an email directly to the vendor committee by the link at the top of this page

Fresh Oysters on plate Balsomic vender Auction

Repeaters
Many familys return for both Tilghman day and the Summer Seafood Festival year after year to take advantage of the Seafood available

Salads and More

Balsamic Vinegar blends. A first time vendor for Tilghman Day. If you are interested in next year send an email to the vendor committee using the email link at the top of this page

Auction

Another favorite event is the annual Fire Company Auction, All proceeds from this event go to support the Tilghman Volunteer Fire Co. This is a major fund raiser. There is a Silent auction during the early afternoon Followed by the live auction in the evening


2008 Oyster shucking champs The 2008 Docking contest

And the winner is ....L to R.........

Bucky Murphy 1st place amateur with 21 oysters
Timmy Fluharty 2nd place amateur with 20 oysters
Bionca Russo 1st place Ladies amateur 19 oysters
Alvin Lake 1 st place professional with 37 oysters
Sherlmain Jenkins 2nd place professional 23 oysters

Docking Contest
Always a favorite - never disappointing
Into the slip - stern first and
a line around the pilling in less than 20 seconds


Music in the Park

On the left
Music was provided by 'Bird Dog Wheeler and the Road Kings' Well known Local musicians and song writers that have appeared at the Tilghman Day celebration for the past several years, assisted by Calvin Lewis a Tilghman Island native

On the right . . . Interactive net making demonstrations

INTERACTIVE DEMOS


All exhibits open at 10:00 AM
11:00 AM Silent Auction begins Kronsberg Park, and continues all day
11:00 AM The Row Boat Race begins at Dogwood Harbor followed by the Jigger Throw contest
12:00 Noon Boat Docking contest begins in Dogwood Harbor
At 2:00 PM Work Boat races off Avalon Island
The Crab picking contest is held in Kronsberg park at 3:45 PM
The live Auction begins at 4:30 PM

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