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Friday Community Crab Feed, 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

OCTOBER 12, 13 AND 14, 2012 Presenting sponsors:

• Produced by Olympic Peninsula Celebrations and the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to the 11th annual







Discover the wonders of the North Olympic Peninsula at the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival, an annual celebration of the region’s diverse bounty — the seafood, agriculture, maritime history, cultural traditions and the breathtaking coastal environment. Event venues are found along the Port Angeles waterfront — all within walking distance of each other. Just miles from Dungeness Bay, this is the home of the Dungeness crab, and we celebrate the region’s famed crustacean and Olympic Peninsula cuisine. Enjoy the abundance of the North Olympic Peninsula and all that the festival has to offer our visitors. WELCOME CANADIANS We welcome our near-by neighbors and all of our food booths accept Canadian currency at par (no coins though, our banks won’t take them). OPENING CEREMONY Sponsored by 7 Cedars Casino Properties Elaine Grinnell, an elder in the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe, along with festival and city officials and members of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe will officially open the festival Saturday, 11 a.m. at The Gateway Pavilion. Elaine is a revered historian and Native American storyteller who teaches Native American cooking, drum making and basketry. CRAB CENTRAL PAVILION Sponsored by Columbia Bank, Nash’s Organic Produce, Olympic Peninsula Wineries, Olympic Distributors and Sunny Farms Join us under the 8,000-square-foot big top, the Crab Central Pavilion, set up adjacent to the Red Lion Hotel and Crab House Restaurant. Here you’ll find the old-fashioned crab feed complete with large kettles of fresh crab, Sunny Farms’ corn and Nash’s organic coleslaw. Nine of the finest local restaurants complement the crab feed with more than 30 dishes and great desserts. There are are plenty of non-seafood choices including vegetarian dishes. We’ve got wine tasting by award-winning local wineries, a beer garden and hours of great music. JIM’S PHARMACY & AIR FLO STAGE Sponsored by Jim’s Pharmacy & Air Flo Our music stage in Crab Central features fantastic live music throughout the weekend — country, bluegrass, rock, jazz and folk — we have it all covered. One of our favorite bands, Pearl Django from Seattle, brings guitar virtuosity and great energy 2  Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival 2012

Tallon Knutson, 4, of Silverdale watches crab being cleaned by members of the Peninsula College basketball team at Port Angeles City Pier.

Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Turn to Page 9 for the full music line-up.

demonstrate how to prepare great seafood recipes including how to crack and serve a Dungeness crab.

HIGH TIDE SEAFOOD & WILDER AUTO GRAB-A-CRAB DERBY Sponsored by High Tide Seafood, Swain’s General Store and Wilder Auto Participate in the High Tide Seafood and Wilder Auto Grab-a-Crab Derby by crabbing from large holding tanks on City Pier using crab snares and bait. Turn to Page 11 to learn more about the derby.

U.S. COAST GUARD AIR-SEA RESCUE DEMO The U.S. Coast Guard and Air Station Port Angeles play an important role in securing the northern border and coastline, and saving lives of our mariners. Don’t miss the exciting air-sea rescue demonstration at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday just off City Pier. Watch dedicated lifesavers in action.

FIRST FEDERAL GATEWAY CENTER Sponsored by First Federal The First Federal Gateway Center is home to the famous Cooking Demonstration Stage, plus outdoor wine and beer garden and more great food. Check out the clock tower “crab art” by local artists. OLYMPIC RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT COOKING DEMONSTRATION STAGE Sponsored by Olympic Restaurant Equipment, Jefferson Healthcare, First Federal, Olympic Culinary Loop and the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau Special guest chefs, Becky Selengut, author of “Good Fish,” and Garret Schack, executive chef at the Chateau Victoria Hotel, and Olympic Peninsula chefs

CRAB REVIVAL Sponsored by Irwin Dental Center and The Cedars at Dungeness The whole family is invited for a big serving of gospel music, joy and community on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Turn to Page 7 for more on the revival and breakfast. FUN ON THE PIER — START YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING EARLY Find more than 60 craft and merchant booths and additional food vendors located on City Pier. Take a walk out on the end of the pier or relax on the beach. Shop til you drop! Enjoy great food and refreshments at one of the picnic tables. Take in the Crab Derby, Feiro Marine Life Center and the USCG Air-Sea Rescue Demonstration. >>

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PENINSULA COLLEGE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT The Peninsula College Athletic Department continues to build its relationship with the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival. Athletes representing the women’s basketball team will host the annual CrabFest 5-K Fun Run/Walk. The Saturday morning event starts at 10 a.m. on Lincoln Street. The men’s basketball team will clean hundreds of crabs for the Crab Derby, and the men’s soccer team will come in each night to clean Crab Central. The Athletic Department will also partner with the Port Angeles High School volleyball program to host the annual CrabFest Beach Volleyball Tournament, set for all day Saturday and Sunday at Hollywood Beach. Funds raised from these activities at the festival support the athletic department.

kicking throughout the weekend by High Tide Seafood. This is the freshest crab you can get, right off the boats and cooked on-site. We are subject to market forces and the price of the crab is not set until the boats dock — sometimes a bit lower or sometimes a bit higher than the year before — we just don’t know. But if you haven’t had truly fresh crab from the sea (not from the grocery store), then you have never really tasted crab like this. Eat it here or get it “to go” for your motel or family and friends. Fresh, cooked, cleaned, whole, chilled Dungeness crab are available for sale all weekend long at the Grab-A-Crab Derby on the pier.

DOWNTOWN AND AROUND As you make your way through the festival, remember the businesses and restaurants adjacent to the festival grounds and inside the Landing Mall are all open for you. The Port Angeles Farmers Market, usually held at The Gateway Center, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clallam County Courthouse parking lot at the corner of Peabody and Fourth streets.

FREE WIRELESS AT CRAB FESTIVAL Sponsored by Olypen The City of Port Angeles has launched a city-wide W-Fi system called Metro-Net to improve public safety and increase mobile internet access for residents and businesses. As one of the first city-wide Wi-Fi systems in the nation, and the only one to share infrastructure with a separate first-responder network, Metro-Net will enable fire and police departments to have dedicated, on-demand access to information vital to public safety. At the same time, city residents and businesses can be online anywhere in the city. Metro-Net will be free during October. To sign up for Metro-Net, go to

PORT ANGELES DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION GREAT DOWNTOWN CRAB HUNT “Mr. Claws” will be hidden somewhere in participating businesses. Visitors can get a crab punch card telling them which businesses are participating and those businesses will initial their card when they find the crab. The punch cards are entered into a drawing for prizes. Prizes are gift certificates from businesses or Downtown Dollars. The cards will be available at all participating businesses that have a poster in the window, and at the Port Angeles Downtown Association booth on the pier. Prizes will be drawn Oct. 16. Winners do not need to be present to win and prizes will be mailed. OUR CRAB Sponsored by High Tide Seafood We get our crabs live and fresh, caught Wednesday thru Sunday for the festival and delivered live and

GETTING HERE The festival site is at the Red Lion Hotel, The Gateway Center and City Pier, located at the corner of U.S. Highway 101 (Front Street) and Lincoln Street. (Note that Lincoln Street will be closed north of Front Street.) You can drive to the festival (GPS address is 221 N. Lincoln St, Port Angeles, WA 98362). Park free anywhere downtown where there are more than 2,000 parking spaces. Stay at the Port Angeles Red Lion Hotel and you will be steps away from the festival. Black Ball Ferry is offering a special package on the MV Coho from Victoria,

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NEW! Dollar-off Sunday The USCG Air-Sea Rescue will thrill festival crowds with a 2 p.m. demonstration on Sunday, just as the festival lunch rush is winding down. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., we’ll give you a buck off every item, or combination of items, costing $5 or more (includes wine and beer). Yes, if you want more crab, or to try something different, or are just tired of your refrigerator, come on down and eat with us. This offer also applies to all of the Festival sportswear. Purchases cannot be combined with other coupons. Sponsored by Next Door Gastropub.


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Get a sneak preview of the old-fashioned crab feed at the Peninsula Daily News’ Friday Night Community Crab Feed when the tent is up, the Soul Shakers are playing and the crab is boiling! Enjoy the dinner Friday from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at a pre-festival pace and a pre-festival price! The crab feed will be available for $5-off the set market price (to be determined). The pre-festival discount can not be combined with any other coupons or discounts. Wine, beer, coffee and desserts will also be available for purchase. (The Crab Derby, education tents, vendors and other food booths open Saturday.) While there, create a tablescape and win the top prize of four Crab Festival dinners. Visit www. for details.

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CRAB CRUISE Expeditions Northwest is offering a Sunset Crab Cruise Saturday at 5 p.m. Crab and seafood cocktail will be on the menu and a no-host bar will be available. Reservations required. Call 360-452-6210 for details and to reserve a spot.

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Culinary secrets revealed

Turn to Page 7 for the cooking demonstration schedule.

The festival is proud to share a fantastic line-up of chefs from around the North Olympic Peninsula and beyond.

WHERE: OLYMPIC RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT COOKING DEMONSTRATION STAGE SPONSORED BY: Jefferson Healthcare, Olympic Culinary Loop, Olympic Peninsula Wineries and the Olympic Peninsula Visitors Bureau HOST AND EMCEE CHEF ARRAN STARK:

take it to guests of the hospital — good wholesome food that is prepared from the heart.” A current example of how he is putting Appearance sponsored by Jefferson Healthcare his mission into action is that in August, he officially changed the hospital staple Jefferson Healthcare found the “cure” for Jell-O (colored sugar water) to real organic hospital food when CEO Mike Glenn hired juice gelatin which hasn’t been officially local rock-star Chef Arran Stark in 2011. labeled yet, but whether it is something like Chef Stark and his mission to use local, sustainable and fresh food is one of the service “jellorganicgoodforu”or “realjuicello,” patients will benefit. Even though this is a small item, improvements implemented at Jefferson Healthcare that delights both the patients and it goes a long way with those who have food restrictions in their diet. the staff. “Eventually, I want to get with doctors and Jefferson Healthcare has become one of the formulate menus and even get to the point of first, if not the only hospital in Washington prescribing good nutritious food,” he says. that incorporates this more organic approach “We’re a hospital. We should be building to food services. health. The biggest health builder is food.” Chef Stark buys local vegetables, fruits, Chef Stark began his careeer as an apprenmeats and cheeses and transforms those ingredients into the cafeteria-style food line up. And tice at Atlanta’s Le Petite Auberge under Chef Wolfgang Gropp which led to working with the lunch line starts early and can be long! French Master Chef Bernard Goupy at the Chef Stark connects the concepts of healthy famed Le Clos at Chateau Elan. eating to a healthier person. Chef Stark’s career journey took him from By focusing on wholesome meal and food the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to the choices, this will produce results in healthier Hotel Wheatleigh in the Berkshires and on to patients and staff. Atlanta as executive chef at Glen Arven CounChef Stark is in the initial phases of develtry Club, the third oldest golf club in the U.S. oping a program to link kids with fresh food In 2005, he was executive chef of Andina, the choices. He wants to teach them how to combine tasty ingredients for meals and snacks for restaurant named The Oregonian’s Restaurant of the Year. home or to take to school. Stark and his wife, Micaela, moved to Port “I really want to take the food across the Townsend in 2006 where he founded Cultiboard,” he says. “I want to take it to the patients. I want to take it to employees. I want to vated Palette and Brassica.


Appearance sponsored by Feiro Marine Science Center

Becky Selengut is a 1999 Seattle Culinary Academy graduate where she was awarded the Outstanding Culinarian of the Year. Selengut’s culinary career includes time at La Medusa, La Spiga and three years at the internationally acclaimed Herbfarm Restaurant working under her mentor, Chef Jerry Traunfeld. In 2004, she started her private chef and culinary education business, Cornucopia Cuisine. A regular instructor for PCC Natural Markets since 2004, Selengut is also an adjunct professor in the culinary/nutrition department at Bastyr University. Selengut co-authored “The Washington Local and Seasonal Cookbook” in 2008 and wrote “Good Fish” in 2011 that included wine pairing contributions from her wife, sommelier April Pogue. “Good Fish” was one of Seattle Magazine’s best cookbooks of 2011 and an NPR-notable read. In 2012, Selengut was given the Seafood Ambassador Award by the Monterey Bay Aquarium for her commitment to ocean conservation and sustainable seafood education. Selengut currently writes a two-time Eddy award-nominated humor column for Edible Seattle Magazine.



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Passion for supporting sustainable, healthy, local food has always been at the heart of Executive Chef Garrett Schack’s culinary mantra. He moved to Victoria, B.C., from Germany to attend the culinary arts program at Camosun College under the mentorship of Gilbert Noussitou. In a way chef After he completed his training, he cooked his way through Southeast Asia and Australia. >>

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>> Garrett returned home in 2001 and sharpened his culinary skills in several of the city’s top restaurants. He has remained consistent in his local food philosophy since he took the helm as executive chef at Vista 18 in Victoria in 2007 “We keep things light and fresh in a way that allows the food to speak for itself,” Garrett says. He considers Vista 18 the perfect venue to foster relationships with local farmers and producers and to celebrate the sustainable food movement every day at work. Fall 2012 will see Garrett take on a new role as host chef for YUM TV on CHEK TV in Victoria, B.C., in addition to his career at Vista 18.


From Victoria, B.C. Appearance sponsored by Necessities & Temptations. As a cooking instructor, Chan injects humor into his sold-out culinary classes that bring together people from all walks of life. Chan’s creative juices flow from his natural abilities, his family restaurant background and his easy-going manner. Chan also conducts walking tours of the local markets of Victoria’s Chinatown, showcasing the staples of oriental cooking.


Chef and owner at Ocean Crest Resort in Moclips, Wash. In the dining room Owen is known as a certified culinary consultant. In the kitchen he is known as “The Culinary Madman” for his unique creations like chai halibut and Roosevelt elk and berry soup. Jess has a gregarious sense of humor and abundant knowledge of food. His menus feature beautiful simple

food you want to eat again and again. “The Ocean Crest Resort in Moclips has a great restaurant. Whenever I go there, I have to have the spinach salad and Grandma’s Famous Clam Chowder,” said Olympic Gold Medalist Apolo Ohno, in a 2010 Chicago Tribune article.


Wine on the Waterfront, Port Angeles McNabb is a local chef and new owner of Wine on the Waterfront. He specializes in menu conception and recipe development for local businesses. Chef McNabb helps to make connections with artisan producers and specialized purveyors and shows people how to take those ingredients and create dishes that satisfy.


Xinh’s Clam and Oyster House, Shelton, Wash. Xinh Dwelley, chef at Xinh’s Clam and Oyster House, started cooking as a teenager at a mess hall in her native Vietnam for an entire battalion of American soldiers. Dwelley married an American GI and immigrated to the states in 1970. Prior to taking a job with Taylor Shellfish, Dwelley, from the small Vietnamese village of An Hoa, did not even know what an oyster was. Given time Dwelley started winning cooking competitions with her soulsettling oyster stew. In 1996, Xinh’s Clam and Oyster House in Shelton, Wash. was born. Xinh’s food is neither Vietnamese nor American, but rather cooking from the heart as she expresses the flavor memories of her homeland with the local shellfish. Dwelley’s food is known to her many loyal fans, simply and uniquely, as

“Xinh’s food.” Some call it “Xinhful.” She was made an Honorary Lifetime Member of the American Culinary Federation Washington State Chefs Association in 2010.


Alaskan Weathervane Scallops Alaska Scallop Association’s mission is to be vigilant stewards of Alaska Weathervane Scallop resources and the environment, provide economic stability to the vessels and crew and produce premier products. Part of this mission is to create public awareness of the superiority of the sweet, all natural Alaska Weathervane Scallop. The demonstration team consists of Alaska Scallop fishermen, their families and friends.


Kokopelli Grill, Port Angeles Michael and Candy McQuay opened Kokopelli Grill in December 2009. Both husband and wife have extensive restaurant backgrounds. Michael is classically trained chef who grew up in the Northwest and after many years

living in the south, Candy and Michael returned to the Northwest and opened the grill.


Bella Italia Restaurant, Port Angeles Senters grew up in the Puget Sound area and worked at restaurants in Washington and Italy. During a trip to the Olympic Peninsula he was impressed by the budding food culture and he has lived in Port Angeles ever since. Bella Italia was born out of a desire to bring friends together around the table and create a restaurant that reminded people of warm, gregarious Italian hospitality.


Executive Chef of the Red Lion Hotel Chef Craig Alexander started his culinary career in the dish room at the Red Lion at the Quay in Vancouver, Wash. He quickly found his passion and earned a culinary degree. Alexander was able to continue to expand his work, becoming executive chef at the Red Lion in Vancouver at the age of 27.

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Crab Staff and volunteers — Meet the people who bring you the Crab Festival The Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is brought to you by Olympic Peninsula Celebrations and the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Director of Food Services Toga Hertzog Volunteer Director Kelly Jo Hill Producing Director Scott Nagel Olympic Peninsula Celebrations President Karen Powell Office Assistant Charlotte Sellin Operations Director Mickie Vail Port Angeles Regional Chamber Executive Director Russ Veenema Crab Feed Director Steve McCabe


5-K Fun Run/Walk Captain Alison Crumb

Accounting Staff Carol Peet, First Federal Beer Distribution Joe Gladfelter Beer Captain Renae Bradley Cooking Demonstration Coord. Michelle Gombert Cooking Demonstration Emcee Arron Stark Cooking Demonstration Staff Lindsey Veenema and Sally Sturdevant Crab Catcher Mikey Brown Crab Derby Captains Kevin Kennedy, Jim Haguewood, Monte English, Leslie English Crab Feed Skills Center Captain Denise Dahl Crab Consultant Ed Bedford Crab Revival Producer Michael Rivers Dining Room Captain Kelly Jo Hill Feiro Marine Life Center Coord. Betsy Wharton, Bob Campbell, Deborah Moriarty

Food Consultant Neil Conklin Hospitality Captains Charle Crocker- Gehrts, Larry Gehrts Music Captains Duane Wolfe and Julie Wolfe Peninsula College Athletics Rick Ross Peninsula College Soccer Team Andrew Chapman and Tim Tucker Production Assistant Randy Hill Production Crew Art Thomas, Howard and Leslie Fisher and Brian Crocker Production Director Mike Prebezac Production Managers Michael Pinell, Chuck Collins Red Lion Liaison Joseph Mollerus, Charlea Johnson and Hannah Cline Video Blucheese Video: Cameron and Kelley Bluthenthal. Diana Bluthenthal, producer

Volleyball Coordinator Christine Halberg Wine Captain Michael Smith Winery Association Liaison Kathy Charlton

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Jennifer Veneklasen, Jennifer Lozada, Kate Burke, Steve McNabb, Steve Perry, John Brewer, John Fox, Keith LaLone, Pat McCauley, Ryan Malane and Wade Leinaar

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Thanks to the Peninsula College basketball, soccer and volleyball teams for their great support.


Thanks to all of the volunteers who make the Crab Festival possible!

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Come on down to the Gateway Center for the second annual Crab Revival from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday where the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival will be dishing up more than just cooked crustaceans. The whole family is invited for a big serving of gospel music, joy, community spirit and breakfast. Director of the Crab Revival, Michael Rivers, will welcome one and all with a sing along and then introduce the Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers. After the performance by the gospel singers, Michael will offer words of peace and lead the “congregation” in more favorites old and new. Then Rivers will join forces with his son David Isaac Rivers for some revival songs. The program will conclude with a sing along of familiar hymns and a blessing for the day. Start your day on the waterfront with special ala carte breakfast items, available for purchase, provided by The Cedars at Dungeness (Double Eagle Steakhouse and Stymies) and J’aime Les Crepes. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

directed by Lee Mosely, perform across the Olympic Peninsula appearing in churches, retirement centers and the Clallam Bay Prison. The polished vocal ensemble sings uplifting favorites, contemporary gospel and challenging arrangements of familiar sacred songs. Singers in the group come from more than seven different denominations and 10 churches in Sequim, Port Angeles and Joyce. Michael and David Rivers are both Port Angeles musicians. Michael was the founding director of PMGS and led the group for 10 seasons. He’s currently touring and performing original and sacred music in support of his latest solo recording, My Father’s Face. David was the leader of Abby Mae and the Homeschool Boys, a local bluegrass band with a devoted regional following. He is currently plotting his next musical project. David has collaborated with his dad in the past on concerts at Studio Bob, Wine on the Waterfront, local churches and in Tecate, Mexico. Joining the celebration will be the band Standing on Shoulders with Abby The musicians The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers, Mae Latson and Dillan Witherow.

Cooking Demonstrations at the Gateway Center SATURDAY Noon — Arran Stark, Peruvian potato causa and fresh crab salad 1 p.m. — Becky Selengut, Cucumbercoconut soup with Dungeness crab salad 2 p.m. — Jess Owen, Ocean Crest Resort Dungeness crab cakes and the “Culinary Madman’s” Dungeness crab cocktail with stone fruit cocktail sauce 3 p.m. — Les Chan, Dim Sum with crab 4 p.m. — Mona Stone, Pan-seared Alaska Weathervane Scallops on a puff pastry with mushroom marsala sauce 5 p.m. — Steve McNabb, Empanadas filled with crab, cheese and roasted vegetables

SUNDAY 11 a.m. — Arran Stark, TBA Noon — Michael McQuay, Crispy fresh local whole fried rockfish with a cilantro, garlic, fusion gastrique 1 p.m. — Dave Senters, Northwest Shellfish Risotto 2 p.m. — Garrett Schack, Savory Dungeness crab and summer squash doughnuts with spicy bacon aioli 3 p.m. — Xinh Dwelley, Mussel curry with rice and geoduck seviche 4 p.m. — Craig Alexander, Fried tofu appetizer and a saffron and Dungeness crab risotto.

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Food Booths Port Angeles City Pier & Hollywood Beach High Tide Seafoods & Wilder Auto Crab Derby Feiro Marine Life Center

at a glance

Sunset Crab Cruise


Crab Central Pavilion

Crab Central Tent in the Red Lion Parking Lot 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. • A preview of the Crab Feed with $5 off fresh whole crab dinners plus Friends of the Fields fresh fruit pies and bread pudding available. • Olympic Peninsula wines and Northwest micro-brews are available. • Great music from the Soul Shakers.

First Federal Gateway Center

Jim’s Pharmacy & Air Flo Stage

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The Great Downtown Crab Hunt U.S. Coast Guard Air Sea Rescue & Display


City Pier and Gateway Center (outside of tent activities) Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Crab Central Tent

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

High Tide Seafoods & Wilder Auto Grab-a-Crab Derby on City Pier

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Take the family crabbing in our unique crab derby. For $5 you get 10 minutes to hook as many crabs as you can from one of the large tanks. • Also sponsored by Swain’s General Store.

Crab Central Tent

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Old-fashioned crab feed, nine local restaurants, Olympic Peninsula wines, Northwest microbrews and music. • Sponsored by Columbia Bank, Olympic Peninsula Wineries and Olympic Distributors.

Feiro Marine Life Center at City Pier

Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Learn about local marine life and the Elwha River restoration. Many family activities.

Opening ceremony

Gateway Center, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. • Elaine Grinnell, distinguished elder in the Jamestown tribe, festival and city officials and special guests open the Festival. • Sponsored by 7 Cedars Casino Properties. 8  Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival 2012

Olympic Restaurant Equipment Cooking Demonstration Stage

Gateway Center Saturday Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. • Northwest and Olympic Peninsula chefs demonstrate many ways to cook with seafood. • See Pages 4 and 5 for chefs and schedule. • Sponsored by Olympic Restaurant Equipment, Jefferson Healthcare, Olympic Culinary Loop, Olympic Peninsula Wineries and Olympic Peninsula Visitors Bureau.

Sunday Crab Revival at The First Federal Gateway Center

Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. • Start Sunday with the music and a non-

denominational service. See Page 9 for details.

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U.S. Coast Guard Air Sea Rescue Demonstration. Just off the Pier. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. See the Coast Guard in action. Amazing! The Great Downtown Crab Hunt with the Port Angeles Downtown Association Saturday, all over downtown. Annual Crabfest Sand Volleyball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday CrabFest 5-K Fun Run/Walk starting at 10 a.m. Saturday Sunset Crab Cruise with Expeditions Northwest Saturday at 5 p.m. More than 60 craft and merchant booths.

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Tempting and oh-so tasty: Festival food Crab Central Tent Old Fashioned Crab Feed Sponsored by Nash’s Organic Produce, Sunny Farms and North Olympic Skills Center

Whole Dungeness crab caught fresh from local waters (steamed or chilled), served with Sunny Farms’ corn-on-the-cob and Nash’s Dungeness organic coleslaw.* Crab Fest Coffee • Espresso beverages Dungeness Crab Cake Co. • Dungeness crab cake plate • Dungeness crab cake sandwich • Dungeness crab roll • Lemonade Friends of the Fields Pies • Lazy J apple pie • Sunny Farms pumpkin pie • Sequim blackberry pie • Dungeness crab quiche At the Friday Night Crab Feed: • Bread pudding • Sequim blackberry pie Kokopelli Grill • Cod/ shrimp/ halibut & chips • Seafood gumbo • Garlic parmesan fries • Bedford sodas Mystery Bay Seafood • Steamed clam & oyster combo • Oyster Po Boy • Seafood appetizers • Neptune’s feast • Oyster stew Port Angeles Crab House • Cilantro and crab-salad club sandwich • Crab and corn chowder • Prawn skewers and jicama slaw • Salmon hero with pea shoots, heirloom tomato jam, raspberry pickled onion, mozzarella and sliced tomatoes • Salmon with cilantro and jalapeño pesto arugula and chevre salad • Crab tostado Sabai Thai • Crab Rangoon • Pineapple curry chicken with rice • Chicken and prawn satay • Vegetarian spring rolls • Crab fried rice • Bangkok fry (fries with peanut sauce) • Thai iced tea Peninsula Daily News

Sergio’s Hacienda • Fish tacos • Crab enchiladas • Cheese quesadilla • Crab and shrimp seviche Toga’s Soup House • Crab bisque • Clam chowder • Tomato bisque • Fresh garlic ciabatta bread

City Pier Alaska Weathervane Scallops • Scallorito – barbecue bacon wrapped Alaskan scallops served on a warm tortilla with pesto coleslaw • Seared Alaskan scallops on rice with pesto or a creamy mushroom marsala sauce BC Frozen Treats • Ice cream bars, frozen bananas, frozen cheese cake, frozen strawberries and bananas (kabob style on a stick) — all may be dipped in chocolate Jose’s Famous Salsa • Variety of handmade tamales • Chips and salsa Van Goes Pizza • Regular and seafood slices

Gateway Center J’aime Les Crepes • Savory crepes — smoked salmon, chicken, cheese, ham, artichoke and spinach • Sweet crepes — strawberry, fruit, chocolate, jam, sugars and whipped cream Double Eagle Steakhouse, Stymies Bar & Grill • Seafood Bisque, calamari • Brats — Polish & beef franks • French dip sandwich • Garlic fries Wine of the Waterfront • Crab Puppies • Special paella presentation on Sunday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Individual menu items range from $4 to $12. (Canadian dollars will be accepted at par.) * Crab Feed prices will be set when festival organizers purchase the crabs. See Page 3 for details.

On the same block Check out the restaurants surrounding the Festival for cuisines including: Jasmine Bistro, Kokopelli Grill and Dairy Queen. Also stop by The Landing Mall on Railroad Avenue where you will find Wine on the Waterfront, Downriggers Restaurant and Smugglers’ Landing.

Music lineup Jim’s Pharmacy & Air Flo Stage located at Crab Central

Friday Community Crab Feed 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Soul Shakers, R&B/Blues


11 a.m. - noon Luck of The Draw, Bluegrass 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Farmstrong - Jim Faddis & Cort Armstrong, Americanna 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Pearl Django, Hot Club/Gypsy Jazz 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Blue Rooster, Americanna 4 p.m. -5 p.m. Pearl Django, Hot Club/Gypsy Jazz 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Buck Ellard, Original Country 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. All About Me, Classic Rock


11 a.m. - noon Blackbird, Traditional 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Old Sidekicks , Bluegrass/Country 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Haywire, Country/Rock 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Tanga, Jazz 4 p.m. -5 p.m. Standing on Shoulders, Folk/Gospel Great spiritual music at the Crab Revival, Sunday morning from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Gateway Center, with the Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers, Michael and David Rivers and the band Standing on Shoulders. Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival 2012  9

Jamestown S’Klallam tribe brings culture, heritage and fun to festival

Volunteers needed!

The Jamestown S’Klallam tribe, 7 Cedars Casino, The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course and the Longhouse Market are all excited to be presenting sponsors of the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival. Elaine Grinnell, a tribal elder, will be presenting at the festival’s opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. Saturday. She is a highly accomplished, revered and world traveled historian and Native American storyteller who also teaches Native American cooking, drum making and basketry. The Cedars at Dungeness is not only an amazing 18-hole championship golf course, but the property also features a fantastic “19th hole” in Stymie’s Bar & Jamestown S’Klallam tribal elder Grill and Double Eagle Steak & Seafood restaurant. Elaine Grinnell cracks a crab at the opening of the 2011 festival. During the festival weekend, Matt Eveland, golf course food and beverage manager, will be serving up delectable food in The Gateway Center. Afterward, check out the nightlife at 7 Cedars Casino with its nightclub “SEVEN.” 7 Cedars Casino is located on U.S. Highway 101, five miles east of Sequim. The casino is open every day from 9 a.m. Located next door to the 7 Cedars is the Longhouse Market featuring a grocery, deli, café, gifts, gas station, a walk-in cigar humidor and tribal smoke shop and a fine liquor store. The market is open 24/7. Check out the 7 Cedars Casino Properties website for the most up-to-date information and to learn more about the tribal campus, the people, their cultural history and current events.







The Crab Festival needs your help! Volunteers are a vital part of its success. For information about volunteering, phone 360-452-6300 or visit Many helping hands contribute to a well-run and happy event — and remember, volunteering looks great on a resume!


All the serving plates and beer glasses at the Crab Festival are made of compostable materials. This is part of an effort on the part of festival organizers to protect the environment and will eventually lead to the composting of everything used in the Crab Central tent. Lazy J Tree Farm will compost the crab shells and corn husks left over from cooking.






Everyday Value Wines from 2 for $7 Check Website for Schedule Chocolates Cheese, Smoked Salmon and other “Picnic & Gourmet” Foods




Open 7 days a week 11-7ish Weekdays/10-8ish Weekends Even later Summer & Holiday Hours


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your own crab $5 gets you 10 minutes to hook a crab! Join us at the High Tide Seafoods and Wilder Auto Grab-a-Crab Derby area where everyone who attends the festival has a chance to not just eat, but catch their very own Dungeness crab. For just $5, you get 10 minutes to entice a hardshelled crustacean onto your hook. (Canadian dollars accepted at par.) No license or gear required! At City Pier, live crabs are held in two 2,000-gallon tanks provided by High Tide Seafoods. The event is sponsored by Swain’s General Store. To make things even more interesting, selected crabs will be tagged before going into the tank. If you’re lucky enough to catch one of these tagged crabs, then the crab is yours! But even if your crab isn’t tagged, you can still purchase your catch. The Peninsula College men’s basketball team will be on hand to clean and cook your crab on the spot for a small donation. Crabs will also be sold to the public throughout the weekend, even if you don’t join in the Crab Derby. This is the freshest crab you can buy! The commercial crabbing season opens in October, which is why the festival is held the second weekend of the month. High Tide Seafoods will once again be catching crab for this year’s crab feed and derby. Every crab will be live — plucked from local waters — when it gets to the festival. High Tide also provides the tanks and personnel for setup and cleanup, cranes to move the tanks and they pump the water from the bay to keep the crab fresh. A crew of local volunteers led by Monte English, Leslie English, Kevin Kennedy and Jim Haguewood will work behind the scenes to keep the derby rolling along. The derby is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Peninsula Daily News

Learn about local marine environment and the Elwha River restoration The Feiro Marine Life Center (FMLC) is an aquarium located on Port Angeles City Pier, right in the center of the Crab Festival. Visitors are invited to stop in and learn about the local marine environment. At the Feiro visitors will marvel at the variety of marine life on display, there are hundreds of examples of inter-tidal creatures, fish, and plant life as well as “dry” displays to enjoy. Staff and volunteer naturalists will be on hand to guide you and answer all of your questions. A touch tank provides a chance for visitors to meet marine life up close and personal. In addition to the salt water exhibits, Feiro is home to two new interpretive displays that focus on the Elwha River restoration project. Inside a the center visitors can see an interactive model of the Elwha River. Outside the Feiro, on the south side of the stage building, is the new exhibit, “Port Angeles and the Elwha River: A Century of Change.” Through photographs and text, the exhibit tells the story of the impact that the hydropower generated by the Elwha River had on the industrial development of the Port Angeles waterfront. There are already two historical murals on City Pier. One depicts life along the harbor before European contact, and another illustrates the Puget Sound Colony in the late 19th Century. The new exhibit uses historical photographs to depict the tremendous changes that have taken place on the waterfront during the 20th century: from industrialization to restoration. The Feiro Marine Life Center will be open during the festival: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

The Juan de Fuca Freethinkers will sponsor educational activities for kids in the Feiro Marine Life Center Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities will be a mixture of art and science leading children to understand the evolution and life cycles of crabs.

Visitors peruse a new exhibit called “Port Angeles and the Elwha River, A Century of Change” that tells the story of the hydropower generated by the Elwha River and the industrial development of the Port Angeles waterfront. The exhibit can be found outside the Feiro Marine Life Center, located on City Pier right in the center of Crab Festival. For more information, visit www. Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival 2012  11


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Crab Buddies


Crab Buddies are the businesses that support the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival. Please patronize our sponsors! AUTOMOBILES Wilder Auto 97 Deer Park Road Port Angeles, WA 98362 BANKING First Federal P.O. Box 351 Port Angeles, WA 98362 Columbia Bank 602 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-457-3601 BEER/WINE Bedford’s Soda 62 S. Bay View Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362 Fish Brewing Company 515 Jefferson Ave. Olympia, WA 98501

Olympic Peninsula Wineries 255410 U.S. Highway 101 Port Angeles, WA 98362 www.olympicpeninsula

Birchhill Enterprises LLC 105 1/2 E. First St.

D A Davidson & Co 917 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 www.davidsoncompanies. com Pen-Print 230A E. First St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 Tracy Wealth Management 105 1/2 E. First St Suite A Port Angeles, WA 98362 www.tracywealthmanag

Crescent Beach & RV Park

Trisa & Co. 105 1/2 E. First St. Suite A Port Angeles, WA 98362

ever-changing surf • sea shells • eagles sand dollars • awesome sunsets DAY - TENTS - RVs(w/e/s) Laundry • Hot Showers

Washington Fire & Safety 936 Marine Drive Port Angeles, WA 98362

CASINOS 7 Cedars Casino 270756 U.S. Highway 101 Sequim, WA 98382 360-683-7777 COMMUNITY City of Port Angeles 321 E. 5th St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center 905 W. 9th St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 Nor’Wester Rotary P.O. Box 176 Port Angeles, WA 98362

360-928-3344 em ail: crescent@

47 Lower Dam Rd., Port Angeles, WA 98363 Phone: 877-435-9421

Clallam County Parks

Dungeness & Salt Creek Recreation Areas Offering: Tent & RV Campsites Campsite Reservations Full-Service Restrooms Playgrounds & Picnic Sites Birding Beach Recreation Hiking Trails 360-417-2291 email

360-681-DUKE (3853)

• 10 min. to Victoria ferry • 10 min. to downtown • Borders Olympic National Park • Quiet wooded setting • Walk to the Elwha Dam and River

Half Mile Sand Beach 15 m iles W est of Port A ngeles off H w y. 112




Waterfront RV Park & Cabins

Across from John Wayne Marina **Beautiful Quiet Location** 8 Fully Equipped Waterfront Cabins 42 RV Sites Full Hookup, Cable, Wi-FiLaundry, Showers, Private Beach

Port Angeles/Sequim KOA Your Headquarters for North Olympic Peninsula Attractions

• Heated Pool • Hot Tub • Deluxe Sites

• Miniature Golf • Game Room • Kamping Kabins

Theme Weekend Activities 80 O’Brien Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-457-5916 • 800-562-7558 •



Burwell & Wolfe 734 E. First St. Ste A Port Angeles, WA 98362


Pike Brewing Company 1415 First Ave. Seattle, WA 98122

Port Angeles, WA 98362


Olympic Distributing 62 S Bay View Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362



Olympic Cellars 244410 U.S. Highway 101 Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-452-0160



Leavenworth Biers 515 Jefferson Ave. Olympia, WA 98501 leavenworth-biers



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Thank you festival sponsors! Presenting Sponsors 7 Cedars Casino Properties: Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe 7 Cedars Casino Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course Longhouse Market & Deli

Major Sponsors

The Cedars at Dungeness

Official Sponsors

The Landing Mall Bedford Sodas     

Birchhill Enterprises Burwell & Wolfe   

North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center

Supporting Sponsors Blake Sand & Gravel Dairy Fresh Farms Food Services of America

Monte English Self Storage Nor’Wester Rotary Budget Car & Truck Rental

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Pen-Print Port Angeles Downtown Assoc. Sysco

Wine on the Waterfront Trisa & Co. Tracy Wealth Management

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Festival Vendors

Crab Buddies continued >> Olympic Culinary Loop Kathy Charlton 255410 U. S. Highway 101 Port Angeles, WA 98362 www.olympicculinaryloop. com Olympic Peninsula Visitors Bureau 338 W. First St. Port Angeles, WA 98362

Peninsula Daily News P.O. Box 1330 Port Angeles, WA 98362 PROPANE Ferrelgas 646 S. Third St. Sequim, WA 98382 REAL ESTATE

Port Angeles Downtown Association 208 N. Laurel St. Port Angeles, WA 98362

John L Scott, Port Angeles 1134 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-457-8593

Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce 121 E. Railroad Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362



Bella Italia 118 E. First St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-457-5442

Mathews Glass Co. Inc. 117 N. Lincoln St. Port Ageles, WA 98362

Cockadoodle Donuts 105 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362

Blake Sand & Gravel 490 Blake Ave. Sequim, WA 98382

Chestnut Cottage 929 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-452-8344


Double Eagle Steak and Seafood 1965 Woodcock Road Sequim, WA 98382 html

The Cedars at Dungeness 1965 Woodcock Road Sequim, WA 98382 LODGINGS

MARKET Longhouse Market & Deli 271020 U.S. Highway 101 Sequim, WA 98382 longhouse-market.html MARINE Westport Shipyards, Inc 637 Marine Drive Port Angeles, WA 98362 MEDIA KONP 313 W. First St. Port Angeles, WA 98362

Stymie’s Bar & Grill 1965 Woodcock Road Sequim, WA 98382 html Toga’s Soup House 122 W. Lauridsen Blvd. Port Angeles, WA 98362 Wildfire Grill 929 W. Eighth St. Port Angeles, WA 09363 Wine on the Waterfront 1115 E Railroad Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-565-8466

RETAIL Dairy Fresh 522 Kemp St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-808-3902 Jim’s Pharmacy 424 E. Second St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 Landing Mall 115 E. Railroad Ave. Port Angeles, WA 98362 SEAFOOD High Tide Seafood 808 Marine Drive Port Angeles, WA 98362










STORAGE Monte English Self Storage 255432 U.S. Highway 101 Port Angeles, WA 98362 www.monteenglishstorage. com TRAVEL Budget Car & Truck Rentals 111 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362 360-452-4774 Black Ball Ferry Line 430 Belleville St. Victoria, B.C. V8V 1W9 Expeditions Northwest 360-452-6210 WATER Talking Rain Water P.O. Box 549 Preston, WA 98050


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Next Door Gastropub 113 W. First St. Suite A Port Angeles, WA 98362

Olympic Restaurant Equipment Inc. 51 Dryke Road, Sequim Sequim, WA 98382 www.olypmicrestaurant


Chek TV 780 Kings Road Victoria, B.C. V8T 5A2

Kokopelli Grill Michael & Cindy McQuay 203 E. Front St. Port Angeles, WA 98362

Food Services of America

American Red Cross Air Flo Heating Beyond The Beach Blackwaters Metal Brevin’s Solid Gold Fudge Cindy Elstrom Ceremics & Textiles Clark Mundy CR Wearables Crafts By Carolyn Desert Diva Designs DJ’s Pens / Nancy’s Names Elwha Apiary Embroidery By Wanda Fresh Hats Glass Etchings By Perrett Grandles Home Treasurers Ila’s Foods

Sew It Seams Sierra Club, North Olympic Group Silverstone Jewelry Smoothie Essentials Sound Fishing Gear LLC Stow-B-Low Sweet Ties Hair Ties & Headbands Tecweld Metal Art The Birds And The Beads The Mermaid’s Tears The Waisted Belt Co. TMulvaney Pottery Toga’s Crazy Crab Hats Tusaicos Bath of Port Townsend Twisted Poppy Designs Vestuto Chart Art Washington Rocks Whidbey Woolies


Red Lion 221 N. Lincoln St. Port Angeles, WA 98362


Jardin Du Soleil Kohler Jewelry Marvelous Crafts Maurer’s Foods Milliman Enterprises / Classic Balsamics Misty Meadows Gardens Mutiny Bay Gourmet NOAA Olympic Coast Marine Sanctuary Olympic Environmental Council Olypen, Inc Opal Art Glass Pamela K Designs Pashmina Palace LLC Phocas Farms Port Angeles Downtown Assocication Scentual Nature Seahorse Inspirations

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Heath Moffet Photography

Let the manner of your arrival reflect the grandeur of your destination.

Sure, you can drive to the Olympic Peninsula. It’s possible that you’ll enjoy a few glimpses of the mountains between the billboards and strip malls. And with a little luck and a lot of determination, you may even arrive with a few tattered shreds of enthusiasm intact after battling traffic and tolls, ferry lines and log trucks, for hours of your life that you’ll never get back.

Several flights daily • Alaska Airlines MIleage Plan • Preferred-rate rental cars available


Alternatively, if slogging your way to the Peninsula with hundreds of worn-out fellow road warriors doesn’t appeal to you, consider a grand entrance instead. Fly Kenmore Air Express . . . The Peninsula’s Airline. Not only is a Kenmore Air Express flight from Seattle to the Olympic Peninsula unforgttebly scenic, it’s also amazingly stress-free. With a flight time of only 35 minutes, no onerous security lines, and a friendly, professional staff, you’ll arrive relaxed, refreshed and ready. In fact, you’ll feel like your grand Olympic Peninsula adventure has already begun.

Toll-free 866.435.9524 • William R. Fairchild International Airport, 1404 West Airport Road, Port Angeles, WA 98363 • Tel. 360.452.6371 16 120917_PDN_CrabFest_Full_4C.indd Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival 2012 1

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