Museum distributes over 350 ‘Grab-A-Crab’ bags

Volunteers prepare crab bags for distribution. Photo by Michael Geissinger

IRVINGTONThe 2020 Irvington Crab Festival, “Grab-A-Crab,” to benefit the Steamboat Era Museum, took place Saturday, August 8.

More than 350 bags of crabs and swag bags containing paper towels, condiments, a mallet and beer cup were distributed, reported executive director Barbara Brecher.

Attendees told volunteers they were so happy the ninth annual Irvington Crab Festival was not canceled, as so many events have been during the pandemic, said Brecher.

Volunteers took careful prevention measures, including masks and gloves. Ticket holders never had to leave their vehicles…. [to-view-more]