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Coffman Cove festival gears up for fourth year

The fourth annual “By the Sea Arts and Seafood Festival” is this weekend in Coffman Cove on eastern Prince of Wales Island. The two-day event offers food, music and artwork Saturday and Sunday in downtown Coffman Cove. Joe Viechnicki spoke with chief organizer Heather Hedges about the menu and schedule for this year.

The website for the event is here.

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