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Seagull Calling Festival seeking contestants

The Chamber’s annual Seagull Calling Festival, also part of the Harbor Festival, is being billed as the “World’s Biggest, Best (and maybe only) Seagull Calling Festival” and is Sunday, May 26, at the Port Orchard Waterfront Marina Park.

Registration for contestants begins at 1 p.m. and the contest will start at 2 p.m.

Contestants young and old, as individuals or in groups, some in costumes will take turns on the beach “calling the seagulls.”

Contestants try to mimic the seagull’s cry and bribe the birds with tortillas, French fries, bread and the judges with candy cookies and sometimes even money, to win various coveted prizes. There is no cost to participate in the contest.

For more information on the Seagull Calling Festival, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 360-876-3505 or go online to www.portorchard.com.

 

 

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