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Plates of oysters at the Oyster Festival in (Credit: Yana Paskova)

Plates of oysters at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

2012 Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay

All things oysters at the 2012 Oyster Festival held in Oyster Bay.

Tom McKenna, who plays a pirate for Kings
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Tom McKenna, who plays a pirate for Kings of the Coast, loads a prop gun at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Even pirates need to make calls. Paul Lichtman,
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Even pirates need to make calls. Paul Lichtman, who plays a pirate for Kings of the Coast, uses his phone during a break at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

The Oyster Festival featured an oyster-eating contest. (Oct.
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

The Oyster Festival featured an oyster-eating contest. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Tom McKenna, who plays a pirate for Kings
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

Tom McKenna, who plays a pirate for Kings of the Coast, at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

People line up to check out the Peacemaker
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People line up to check out the Peacemaker ship at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Cooks fry oysters at the Oyster Festival in
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

Cooks fry oysters at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Oysters are shucked at the festival in Oyster
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

Oysters are shucked at the festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Plates of oysters at the Oyster Festival in
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

Plates of oysters at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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A festivalgoer eats oysters in Oyster Bay. (Oct.
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A festivalgoer eats oysters in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

A crowd watches preparations for an oyster-eating contest
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A crowd watches preparations for an oyster-eating contest at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

People check out the Peacemaker ship at the
(Credit: Yana Paskova)

People check out the Peacemaker ship at the Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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