Join us for the 6th Annual 2017 Bass & Blue Tournament, a fun-filled weekend of family-friendly competition and events, presented by Entergy! Events will take place from Thursday, July 13th to Sunday July 16th. Here's the schedule:
Thursday, July 13, 6-9pm: Captains & Crew Kickoff Event & Dinner:
The weekend will kick off with the Captains & Crew Kickoff Event & Dinner on Thursday, July 13th from 6-9pm at Cordage Park Pier. Our guest speaker will be Nick "Sunshine" Tokman of the Emmy-winning show, "Deadliest Catch." A four-year cast member, Nick will present a lively talk about his experiences on the show, which airs on the Discovery Channel.
Enjoy a delicious dinner by Alden Park, with a menu that includes BBQ baby back ribs, swordfish, pasta salad, potato salad, Caesar salad, corn on the cob, and assorted cookies.
Enter to win fantastic prizes from our sponsors and local businesses at our huge raffle, and place your bid to win the grand prize at our live auction: a fishing trip with Nick Tokman on Saturday morning, July 15th!
Tickets for the Captains & Crew Kickoff & Dinner are $45 for adults and $15 for youths. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased on our EventBrite site.
Friday, July 14, 6-9pm: Food Truck Pop-Up:
Like food? Then you won't want to miss the Food Truck Pop-Up on Friday, July 14th from 6-9pm at Cordage Marina! Produced by HopHead Events, this event will feature multiple food trucks with a variety of delicious food offerings. Beer and wine will be provided by local breweries and wineries, music by a professional DJ, and an oyster bar will be provided by Plymouth Rock Oysters. Plus, enjoy unlimited tastings at their Beer & Wine Garden. Tickets are available on EventBrite at $20 per person. Proceeds will benefit Plymouth 400, Inc.
Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16: Bass & Blue Fishing Tournament:
The Bass and Blue Tournament will take place on Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16, and is open to all ages. You can fish in any Massachusetts waters, on or off shore, but you must bring your catch to the weigh-in station located at Cordage Park Pier in North Plymouth. Prize categories will be awarded based on age and type of fish (bass or blues), with the top adult prizes of $1,000 for the largest bass, and $500 for the largest bluefish. Prizes will be awarded at the Bass & Blue Awards Ceremony on Sunday, July 16th at 4pm, with Captain Lou of WATD serving as host, and special guest Nick Tokman.
Online registration for the tournament is now open. Fees are: adults $45, youths 7-15 $20, and children under 6 are free. Anyone who purchases an adult registration before June 15th will receive a high performance long sleeve tee. All other registrations include an official Bass & Blue short sleeve T-shirt available for pick-up at the Captains Dinner or under the tent all weekend. Team registrations are also available.
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The 2017 Bass & Blue Tournament is produced by the Plymouth 400 Bass & Blue Committee as a fundraiser for Plymouth 400, Inc. All proceeds are tax deductible, and will benefit Plymouth 400, Inc., to support the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage and founding of Plymouth Colony.
Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16: Project Arts 2017 HarborFest:
Enjoy fantastic performances by popular bands and musicians at the Project Arts 2017 HarborFest, Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16, at Pilgrim Memorial State Park! Stop by the Plymouth 400 tent where we'll have fun kids activities with the Shining Seas Project, along with Plymouth 400 merchandise! For a schedule of performers, visit the Project Arts Facebook page.
Sunday, July 16, 10am: Fish Tales Family Cruise with Nick Tokman:
Join us for a fun family experience sailing the harbor with Plymouth Cruises! The Fish Tales Family Cruise with Nick Tokman will take place on Sunday, July 16th at 10am. Kids will be treated to a variety of fun activities, including pulling a lobster trap, games, refreshments, and more! Our special guest, Nick "Sunshine" Tokman, will provide a motivational talk about his experiences on the hit show, "Deadliest Catch!" Space is limited, so order your tickets now on EventBrite to reserve your spot on the boat! Admission is $30 for adults, and $20 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will benefit Plymouth 400, Inc.