Preakness events

May 16, 1997

Today's Preakness-related events:

7th Annual Phillips Preakness Celebrity Crab Picking Contest (noon): Celebrity contestants have three minutes to pick the most crab meat at the Harborplace Amphitheatre. Free. Call 800-HARBOR-1 or 410-332-4191.

The Coca-Cola Great Schooner Race (3 p.m.-5 p.m.): Tall ships (the Pride of Baltimore II, Clipper City, Lady Maryland, Nighthawk and Woodwind) race to and from Fort McHenry. Free to spectators.

Preakness Pub (5 p.m.-8 p.m.): Jockeys such as Larry Reynolds and Mark Johnston will tend bar at the Sheraton Inner Harbor's Orioles Bar for area charities, including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the March of Dimes and the Disabled Jockeys' Fund. Free admission; nightly drink specials.

Bud Light Nights "The 10th Annual Infield Party on Water Street!" (5: 30 p.m.-midnight) 104.3 The Colt presents Cyber Hippie with Kathy Zebron. Two blocks north of the Inner Harbor on Water Street. Admission is $3; must be 21 years old to enter.

The Baltimore Sun Preakness Eve Fireworks (9 p.m.): Spectacular fireworks display over the Inner Harbor. Come early and hear live music by Love Riot in the Inner Harbor Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. Free.

Pub Date: 5/16/97

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