Somers Point and Patcong Creek Foundation Host “Clamboree”

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A "Clamboree" celebration will be held at Kennedy Park in Somers Point Sept. 29. (Courtesy Suasion)

The City of Somers Point and the Patcong Creek Foundation announce “Clamboree,” a new outdoor community event Saturday, Sept. 29, celebrating the clamming traditions of South Jersey and the bounty of clams in the area, according to a press release.

The “Clamboree” will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kennedy Park, 24 Broadway, rain or shine. There will be live music, clam chowder contests, a clam shucking contest, a clam shell pitching tournament, a super seashell hunt, clamming demonstrations, exhibitors and a chance to win prizes.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Proceeds benefit the Patcong Creek Foundation, a nonprofit organization that looks to help the local environment through education and environmental initiatives.

For more information on Clamboree and to buy tickets, visit www.clamboree.com. Information about the Patcong Creek Foundation can be found at www.patcongcreekfoundation.org. For more information on the City of Somers Point visit www.somerspointgov.org or call 609-927-9088.

Somers Point and the Patcong Creek Foundation are partnering for the “Clamboree” event, a new attraction.