Parades, talents, fireworks, and some shrimp: It's the Yemassee Shrimp Festival

With gospel music, crafts, a street dance, and fireworks on Friday, and a shrimp eating contest, parade, and talent show on Saturday, and, of course, shrimp and food trhought: the annual Yemassee Shrimp Festival is back this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

That's September 14 through 16 in downtown Yemassee.

The festival closes out on Sunday with a mud run at 10 a.m. 

Seafood lovers will also not that the festival shares the weekend with the Hardeeville Catfish Festival just down the road.

Here's the festival's lineup of events: