The crab basket tree is on display through the first week of January. Photo: Fisherman's Inn/Facebook

VIDEO: Kent Island Crab Basket Tree Lights up for Waterman

A unique Chesapeake Bay holiday tradition is growing bigger. Rock Hall’s “crab basket Christmas tree” made such a splash—with its hand-painted baskets stacked upside-down—that Kent Island has adopted the tradition. It doubles as a fundraiser for local watermen, at an especially tough time for the seafood industry.

Cheryl Costello gets an up-close look at the lovingly decorated baskets stacked high and lit for the season. Watch below: