CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) — A well-known Maryland seafood festival with a strong political flavor is scheduled for Crisfield.
The 40th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake will take place Wednesday afternoon.READ MORE: 'Star Of Bethlehem' Lit With Promise Of Steel Returning To Sparrows Point
Gov. Larry Hogan, who has said he won’t vote for Donald Trump this fall, is scheduled to attend. The Republican is opting for local politics over the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Del. Kathy Szeliga, the GOP’s candidate for U.S. Senate, also is attending the all-you-can-eat event. Her Democratic opponent, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, also is scheduled to attend.READ MORE: Maryland AG's Race Heats Up With Potential O'Malley-Brown Democratic Primary
The event features crabs, clams, fish, corn on the cob and watermelon.
The event is named in honor of Crisfield native J. Millard Tawes, who was governor from 1959 to 1967.Howard County NAACP Calls For Investigation After Video Shows Black Student Being Punched By Staff
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