LBI SEA GLASS & ART FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 30 & OCTOBER 1 FROM 10AM-4PM
FREE to the public. For immediate information and sea glass ID like us at www.facebook.com/lbiseaglassfest
Guess the Gallon Contest – Whoever guesses closest to the total amount wins the entire jar of sea glass!
Conch Horn Blowing World Record Attempt (rain date October 1) – (sign up Noon to 2:30p, event at 3pm in the street) – Help us reclaim our record for most conch horns being blown together. Bring your own horn, buy or rent on site.
Fossil & Artifact Contest (sign up 11am-2pm, judging at 2:30pm) – Enter ONE beach find, it can be a fossil, bone, archaeological or historical item, shark teeth, arrow head or oddity. Entry must be found NOT purchased. Judged by New Jersey fossil expert Derek Yoost. Ribbons awarded for first, second, and third places for adult and children divisions.
Wrack Line Sculpture Contest (sign up 11am-1pm, judging at 1:30) – Create a sculpture made from beach finds. It can be made of trash or natural objects — as long as all the materials used were found on the beach. You must have the sculpture made before the event starts. It can take on any form, subject matter or size, but should fit on a table. Ribbons awarded for first, second, and third places for adult and children divisions.
Shard of the Year Contest (sign up 10am-3pm; Judging at 3:30pm) – Sea glass finds are judged to see who will be crowned Shard of the Year. Contestants may enter TWO pieces. Entries must be found NOT purchased. Ribbons awarded to first, second and third places in the following categories: Best found on LBI, Best found in New Jersey, Best found around the world, Children, and Shard of the Year. Contest is held both days.
Shard and Fossil Identification – Sea glass expert Sara Caruso and fossil expert Derek Yoost will be on hand to help you identify and educate you on your beach finds.
Book Signings – Local authors are on hand to sign your favorite beach books.
All times subject to change. For the safety of our patrons, no pets allowed on venue grounds. Service dogs always welcome.