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Midcoast lens: Day 3 of festivities

Aug 02, 2019
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

The 72nd Maine Lobster Festival opened its third day of activities Aug. 2 with the Amateur Seafood Cooking Contest in the North Entertainment Tent. Sue Jobes of South Carolina took the first place honors with her lobster and scallop corn chowder and jalapeno cornbread. Other activities included lots of food, entertainment and fun for all ages. Above Jobes explains her creation to judges Jim Stone, left, and Tom Peaco. Not pictured is judge Kate Miller.

Five-year-old Cora Cantrell of Virginia is not shy about touching all things ocean in the Marine Experience Tent. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Ralph Field of Rockland gets ready to enjoy one of his three lobsters at the Maine Lobster Festival Aug. 2. The World War II veteran comes to the festival every year for the tasty treats. He will celebrate his 95th birthday Aug. 20. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Olivia Satterwhite, 7, of Pennsylvania gets the finishing touches of glitter on her butterfly. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The lobster line and volunteers that make it all happen. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Local artist Dick Johnson uncovers one of his latest pieces of work outside the art tent at the 72nd Maine Lobster Festival Aug. 2. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Keeper of all things lobster, Vern Mossman, left, checks on a batch of the critters Aug. 2. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Festival-goers enjoy listening to "Creatures of Habit" perform Aug. 2 on the Main Stage. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The North Entertainment Tent was packed Aug. 2 with spectators watching the Amateur Seafood Cooking Contest. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
David Martin and Barbara Kenfield enjoy the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Aug. 2. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Youngsters maneuver a different water sport -- Waterballers -- at the festival Aug. 2. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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