City/county Digest


Baltimore & Region

November 17, 2005|By SARA NEUFELD

Crabtown Project

Sculptures auction to raise school funds

The Crabtown Project will auction Saturday the 60 decorative crabs that have been on display throughout the city since May. The auction is open to the public, and all proceeds will go toward physical repairs, such as restroom renovations and carpet replacement, in Baltimore city schools. The event, sponsored by Legg Mason, begins at 6:30 p.m. at Maryland Institute College of Art's Brown Center, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave. Admission to the auction is $125, and tickets can be purchased by calling 410-332-4172, ext. 160. A reception will feature crab-themed food and beverages and live music. Crabs not sold Saturday will be auctioned off online beginning Nov. 21 at

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