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LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on October 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

This event is hosted by Things Adrift:

“LBI SEA GLASS & ART FESTIVAL – October 3 & 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Things A Drift, 406 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Schedule of Festival Events:

All Festival Long
Sea glass, fossil, and beach find identification. Handmade, genuine sea glass jewelry, original coastal watercolors and artwork, handmade cards, curiosities, and nautical home décor — created by local artists. Book signings and lectures.

Guess the Sea Glass
Saturday & Sunday – All day – Winner to be announced Sunday at 4 p.m.
Guess the number of pieces of genuine sea glass in the big glass jar. Best guess wins and takes home the entire jar.

Saturday:

Best of the Best Sea Glass Contest
Sign up 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Judging at 3:30 p.m.
Contestants may enter a total of two pieces of sea glass. Entries must be found by the contestant — not purchased. Best Found on LBI and Best Found Anywhere Outside LBI, Best Overall of the Day, and The People’s Choice Award.

Book Reading: The Sea Glass Treasure
3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Author Shelly Peters reads her newest work about the fantastical voyage of a glass fishing float. The Sea Glass Treasure, a simple story with a deeper message about embracing life. There will be a brief Q & A after the reading.

Lecture: Fossil and Artifacts of the New Jersey Coast
3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Expert, enthusiast and fossil hunter, Derek Yoost will discuss fossils and prehistoric artifacts of the New Jersey coast. There will be a brief Q & A after the lecture.

Sunday:

Best of the Best Sea Glass Contest
Sign up 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Judging at 3:30 p.m.
Contestants may enter a total of two pieces of sea glass. Entries must be found by the contestant — not purchased. Best Found on LBI and Best Found Anywhere Outside LBI, Best Overall of the Day, and The People’s Choice Award.

Fossil & Artifact Contest
Sign up 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Judging at 1:30 p.m.
Contestants may enter one beach found fossil, archeological artifact, or oddity, such as bones, or teeth. Entry must be found by the contestant — not purchased.

Lecture: How to Identify Sea Glass
11 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Local sea glass hunter, artist and writer, Sara Caruso will discuss ways to identify the origins of sea glass finds, from the approximate age, to the history of an area. There will be a brief Q & A after the lecture.

Demo: Sea Glass Jewelry – Hammered Metal Jewelry
3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Jewelry artist and instructor, Susan Spicer-McGarry of Cinderella by the Sea will demonstrate silversmithing techniques to create hammered metal jewelry.

Lecture: Fossils and Artifacts of the New Jersey Coast
3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Expert, enthusiast and fossil hunter, Derek Yoost will discuss fossils and prehistoric artifacts of the New Jersey coast. There will be a brief Q & A after the lecture.

COVID-19 SAFETY UPDATES:
NJ law mandates that all individuals must wear a face mask when outdoors in public places. This year for our event, you must wear a face mask that covers your mouth and nose. If you choose to wear a face shield you must also wear a mask that covers your mouth.

***VENDOR SPACE IS FULL AT THIS TIME FOR 2020***
We are limited due to COVID-19 and there are restrictions on how many vendors can be at the venue due to social distancing. We apologize for any inconvenience as we only look to ensure your safety and the safety of our festival staff. Please keep us in mind for 2021. Thank you.

For the protection and safety of your dog and our patrons, NO DOGS ALLOWED. Service dogs, as recognized under titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, are always welcome. A dog on a leash can create a tripping hazard that may result in serious injury to your dog and to others. This risk may increase when face masks are worn.

All events and entry are free to the public. Free street parking. All times and events subject to change and cancellation. For all inquiries, please call 609.361.1668.”

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/3068653483262931/

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