Come Meet A Dangerous Deckhand from the Deadliest Catch this Chowderfest Weekend

Russell Newberry, crewmember from Discovery Channel’s The Deadliest Catch will be on hand to celebrate Chowderfest all weekend October 2 and 3, 2010
Sept. 1, 2010 - PRLog -- Russell Newberry, a native Alaskan and Deadliest Catch crab fisherman is used to hard work; but he will be put to the test as he joins the Sea Oaks team in their red chowder booth on Sunday October 3 during the 22nd Chowder Cook off Classic beginning at 10am for VIP Ticket holders and 11am for General Admission. In addition to dishing out thousands of chowder samples, Russell will be on hand to take photos with Chowderfest attendees as well as sign autographs. This year's event features 20 competing restaruants as well as live music from Hawkins Road, costumed characters and local food specialties.

The fun will begin Saturday October 2 at Chowderfest Weekend’s famous Merchant Mart, a free, tented shopper’s paradise from 10am to 4pm where Russell will be meeting and greeting as well as selling his line of clothing, crab products and his own label Dangerous Red and Russell’s New Berry wines. A friend of Sea Oaks, Russell will also be hosting their King Crab and Seafood Night beginning at 4pm  that evening at their Little Egg Harbor Country Club. The Sea Oaks event will feature a variety of seafood specials such as King Crab, Dungeness Crabs, fresh fish, as well as an opportunity to meet, get an autograph and take photos with Russell. Dinner begins at 4:00pm; guests may call 609 296-2656 ext 0 for reservations or more information. Both Sea Oaks and Russell will be donating a portion of the proceeds to Operation Troop Aid.

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Russell to Chowderfest Weekend and looks forward to providing a fabulous weekend to all rain or shine! Ticket prices are $20 per Adult, $10 per child 12 and under and $50 for VIP tickets which include 10am entry and commemorative 2010 Chowderfest Taster’s T shirt.
Chowder Cook off Classic tickets are available in advance online at, by calling the Southern Ocean County Chamber office at 609 494 7211 or purchasing in person at Southern Ocean County Visitor Center at 265 West Ninth Street, Ship Bottom or during Chowderfest Weekend at the Taylor Avenue Ball field in Beach Haven, NJ.

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