Little River's Blue Crab Festival success

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Update May 23rd: Despite this past weekend's less than desirable weather patterns, the Little River Blue Crab Festival was a success. 

The embaddled festival saw 35,000 people attended the two day event and raised $200,000 with around $90,000 going towards expenses. 

Head on over to The Sun News for the whole story.

First Report may 17th: After uncertainly earlier this year, Little River's Blue Crab Festival is scheduled for this weekend, featuring two days of food, activities, and entertainment.

Activities will include arts, crafts, music, a kids area, and business and community booths.  The entertainment line-up features Jim Quick & Coastline, The Rick Strickland Band, Carolina Breakers, Ken Jordan, and the Craig Woolard Band.  You can see the full schedule here.

The festival is on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, 2012 on Water Front Avenue in Little River.  It runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.  A one-day ticket bought in advance is $3.  A two-day ticket bought in advance is $5.  Tickets purchased the day of the event are $4.  You can click here for a coupon admitting one child or student per full-priced adult. 

For more information about the festival, its location, parking arrangements and other details, check out their site.