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SouthShore and Brandon area to be treated to a double dose of seafood festivals

The Ruskin Seafood Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday. Denizens of the Deep Southern Family Fish Fry is Saturday only.

Keri Wiginton | Times (2004)

The Ruskin Seafood Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday. Denizens of the Deep Southern Family Fish Fry is Saturday only.

Saturday will offer a double dose of seafood festivals in the SouthShore and Brandon area.

The Brandon '86 Rotary presents the 18th annual Denizens of the Deep Southern Family Fish Fry on Saturday at Rotary's Camp Florida, 1915 Camp Florida Road, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will feature live music, a castle, zoo and food. Tickets cost $25 per adult, $10 for children ages 13-18. Children 12 and under get in free with a donation of one can of food for the Emergency Care Help Organization.

Meanwhile, the Ruskin Seafood Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW.

The festival features vendors selling a variety of seafood, including clams, grouper, mullet, shrimp, seafood chowder and more. There also will be live music, games for the kids and a pet-friendly environment. Admission is $5 for adults plus a $2 per carload charge to enter Simmons Park.

Times staff

SouthShore and Brandon area to be treated to a double dose of seafood festivals 11/01/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:30am]
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