Since 1938, to celebrate one of the finest shelling areas in the USA. A true success story, the Shell Show and Festival with over 500 volunteers helping yearly to make this event a world class shell show. Outside are the shells, floral arrangements, critters, Demo tents and more for sale. Inside is the judged Artistic and Scientific displays. These are extraordinary works from all over the world. Donation to enter is $5. Don’t forget to visit the live tank area and hear local school children share their knowledge of these fascinating live shells and practice their presentation skills! Raffle tickets available for purchase for outstanding items. Free admission to the outdoor shell area and tents, and a $5 donation to enter the Shell Show (you receive a free pass to the Bailey- Matthews Shell Museum with your ticket)!