YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The 2012 Yarmouth Clam Festival takes place this weekend. NEWS CENTER's Keith Carson is making his debut in the clam shucking contest.
NEWS CENTER political analyst and longtime Clam Festival official Phil Harriman teaches Keith a thing or two about shucking clams.
Keith and Kathleen Shannon will represent WCSH in the celebrity portion of the shucking contest, which takes place Saturday at 11am.
The Clam Festival Parade will wind down Main Street Friday at 6pm. This year's theme is favorite children's books.