Greet Skipjack Race Captains & Crews September 20

SnappersLineUp (335 x 400)On Friday, September 20, the public is invited to welcome the captains and crews of the skipjacks participating in the 2013 Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race in Cambridge. The reception will be held at Snappers Waterfront Café in Cambridge from 6 to 8 p.m. the evening before the race.

Craig’s Drug Store is sponsoring the Captains & Crew Reception, which will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The reception and race are coordinated by volunteers of the nonprofit Dorchester Skipjack Committee and the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester.

Reception tickets are $25 if purchased in advance and $30 after September 14 or at the door. Tickets are available online through the current-race page of the Nathan’s website, All proceeds benefit the Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race, which takes place on Saturday, September 21, beginning at 10 a.m. off Long Wharf in Cambridge.

For tickets or more information on the reception or race, call 410-228-7141 or visit

In photo: Some of last year’s competing skipjacks line up at the bulkhead near Snappers Waterfront Café, where the Captains & Crew Reception will be held on Friday, September 20. [Photo by Cyndy Carrington Miller]