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July 29, 2004|By Sarah Breitenbach

Corn festival

Love corn? Celebrate the vegetable this weekend at the Country Corn Festival in Cape May, N.J. The festival, held at Historic Cold Spring Village, will be home to all things corn Saturday and Sunday. Families are encouraged to visit for corn chowder, corn bread and corn- roasting. The event also will offer crafts, such as cornhusk doll-making and demonstrations, including corn-shelling.

Historic Cold Spring Village is a living-history museum that shows what daily life was like in rural South Jersey during the early 19th century.

Historic Cold Spring Village is at 720 Route 9 in Cape May, N.J. The Country Corn Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $7, $6 for seniors and $5 for children ages 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free. Call 609-898-2300 or visit

Crab days

Enjoy everyone's favorite crustacean this weekend at the Crab Days festival in St. Michaels. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, there will be demonstrations on crabbing, lessons on crab-picking (for novice crab-eaters), crab pot-making and more. Face painting, a touch tank, scavenger hunt and crab toss will keep children busy in the Kidstown area.

Crab Days will be held at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street in St. Michaels. Admission is $11, $10 for seniors, $6 for ages 6-17. Museum members and those younger than age 6 get in free. Food, beverages and boat rides are an additional cost. Call 410-745-2916 or visit

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