4th Annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day & Crab Feast
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD celebrated Chesapeake Watermen and their heritage at the 4th Annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 11. Festival-goers enjoyed hot crabs, cold beer, celebrity appearances, a boat docking contest, and live music.
This year’s event included reality TV stars Edgar Hansen and Nick Mavar, from the F/V Northwestern on Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” along with Liz Choate and Jessica Cavalier from the History Channel’s “Swamp People.”
The event was hosted by the Talbot County Watermen's Association in cooperation with CBMM.
At noon, steamed crabs were served by Talbot waterman and volunteers in a traditional Maryland crab feast.
Proceeds benefit CBMM and the Talbot County Watermen’s Association.