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LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival

October 15, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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One event on October 16, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Free

Join us as we celebrate sea glass from Long Beach Island and around the world!

ALL FESTIVAL LONG

Handmade genuine sea glass jewelry, original coastal watercolors and artwork, handmade cards, curiosities, and nautical home décor — created by local artists. Sea glass, fossil, and beach find identification. Sea glass and fossil lectures.

GUESS THE SEA GLASS
All day Saturday & Sunday • Winner announced Sunday at 4PM Guess the number of pieces of genuine sea glass in the big jar. Best guess without going over the actual number wins and takes home the entire jar.

SATURDAY • OCTOBER 15

BEST OF THE BEST SEA GLASS CONTEST
Registration: 11AM – 3PM • Judging at 3:30PM. Contestants may enter a total of two pieces of sea glass or pottery. Entries must be found – not purchased. Winners chosen for Best Found on LBI, Best Found Anywhere Outside LBI, Best of New Jersey, Best Overall of the Day, and the People’s Choice Award.

FOSSIL & ARTIFACT CONTEST
Registration: 11AM – 1PM • Judging at 1:30PM. Contestants may enter one fossil, archeological artifact, or oddity, such as a bone, shark tooth, arrowhead, etc. Entry must be found – not purchased. Winners chosen for First, Second, Third, and Best Overall Find.

LECTURE • FOSSILS OF THE NEW JERSEY COAST
1PM – 1:15PM • Expert, enthusiast, and fossil hunter Derek Yoost will discuss fossils and prehistoric artifacts of New Jersey. There will be a brief Q & A after the lecture.

SUNDAY • OCTOBER 16

BEST OF THE BEST SEA GLASS CONTEST
Registration: 11AM – 3PM • Judging at 3:30PM. Contestants may enter a total of two pieces of sea glass or pottery. Entries must be found – not purchased. Winners chosen for Best Found on LBI, Best Found Anywhere Outside LBI, Best of New Jersey, Best Overall of the Day, and the People’s Choice Award.

WRACK LINE SCULPTURE CONTEST
Registration: 11AM – 2PM • Judging at 2:30PM. Contestants may enter one original sculpture created from any beach-found flotsam and jetsam. Entries must be rated G, fit on the contest table, and stay intact for the duration of the event. Winners chosen for First, Second, Third, and Best Overall.

LECTURE • FOSSILS OF THE NEW JERSEY COAST
12PM – 12:15PM • Expert, enthusiast, and fossil hunter Derek Yoost will discuss fossils and prehistoric artifacts of New Jersey. There will be a brief Q & A after the lecture.

LECTURE • THE HISTORY OF SEA GLASS
3PM – 3:15PM • Local sea glass hunter, artist and writer, Sara Caruso will discuss the historical origins of sea glass, who were the first collectors, and how sea glass is changing the world. There will be a brief Q & A after the lecture.

Contestants must be present at the judging to win. For the security of the entries, contestants must pick up their own entries promptly at the conclusion of the event. Times and events subject to change or cancellation without notice. For more previous winners and event updates follow us on Facebook @lbiseaglassfest • @thingsadrift • @echoesoflbi

Details

Date:
October 15, 2022
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/lbiseaglassfest

Organizer

Things A Drift
Phone:
6093611668
Email:
echoesoflbi@gmail.com
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Venue

Things A Drift
406 Long Beach Blvd
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 United States
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Phone:
6093611668
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