PHOTOS: Sea Turtle Homecoming Festival draws crowds to Naples Pier

Brothers, Lee, 7 and Graham Wilson, 4, visiting from Maine, learn about sea turtle protection at the Collier County Parks tent. The 2nd annual Sea Turtle Homecoming Festival was held at the Naples Pier on Saturday. The Festival featured music, food, educational booths and the first ever, Naples Burgoo cook-off. Photo: Gary Jung

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Brothers, Lee, 7 and Graham Wilson, 4, visiting from Maine, learn about sea turtle protection at the Collier County Parks tent. The 2nd annual Sea Turtle Homecoming Festival was held at the Naples Pier on Saturday. The Festival featured music, food, educational booths and the first ever, Naples Burgoo cook-off. Photo: Gary Jung

— The Second Annual Sea Turtle Homecoming Festival was held at Naples Pier on Saturday.

Artists, restaurants and sea turtle education groups lined the entrance to the Pier as the smell of barbeque and burgoo filled the air.

Wayne Delorin, entertained the crowds with music from Jimmy Buffet. Pete Tallman from Naples, and a volunteer from Rookery Bay enjoyed the day learning about sea turtles and shopping at the artists tents.

3rd Street Café won the first Naples Burgoo cook off, burgoo is a traditional Kentucky stew that is usually cooked outdoors.

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