Stone crabs here; festival coming

CORTEZ – They’ve been bringing in stone crab claws to the Cortez docks since the season began on Oct. 15, and now, the historic fishing village is inviting everyone to celebrate the harvest.

Stone crab claws are the featured attraction at the free 8th Annual Cortez Stone Crab and Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Also on the bill of fare is fresh seafood and beer, local art displays and a kid’s play area.

If you go

Who: You, stone crabs

What: The 8th Annual Cortez Stone Crab and Music Festival, featuring fresh seafood, beer, live music, local art and a kid’s play area

When: Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Swordfish Grill and Tiki Bar, 4628 119th St. W., Cortez; Marker 49 by boat.

How much: Free

Live music begins at 10 a.m. both days on three stages at the east end of the fishing village, 4628 119th St. W., or Marker 49 by boat.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 9

Main Stage

10 a.m. – Terry Helm

Noon – Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

2 p.m. – Donadi, Yoder, Moore & The Strange

4 p.m. – The Chris Anderson Band

Swordfish Stage

Noon – Tim Chandler

6 p.m. – Jason Haram

Cortez Kitchen Stage

6 p.m. – Buzz Factor

Sunday, Nov. 10

Main Stage

10 a.m. – Poppa Grump

Noon – Eric Von Band

2 p.m. Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio

4 p.m. – RJ Howson/Mike Kach & Friends

Swordfish Stage

1 p.m. – Stockton Bros.

5 p.m. – TC & The Troublemakers

Cortez Kitchen Stage

3 p.m. – Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

Cortez crab traps - Cindy Lane | Sun
Cortez crab traps – Cindy Lane | Sun