November 12, 2016
Virginia Living Museum to hold annual Oyster Roast Nov. 12, 2016
Enjoy all-you-can-eat fresh local Rappahannock Oysters, fried seafood, chowder, sausages, dessert buffet, craft beers, wine, music, raffles and more at the Virginia Living Museum’s fifth annual Oyster Roast Saturday, Nov. 12. Voted Best of the 757 Gold for Outdoor Festivals four years in a row by Coastal Virginia Magazine, this event is always a sell-out.
Food will be provided by Mathews Lions Cub and Waypoint Seafood & Grill. Dessert buffet will be prepared by Stratford University culinary students.
Guests receive two drink tickets for craft beer, wine or hard cider.
Enjoy live music by PC Duo and the LCV Project, Louis Vangieri, plus Colonial DJs.
All proceeds benefit the museum’s award winning educational programs and animal care needs.
The Oyster Roast will be held rain or shine. It will move into the museum if inclement weather demands. The museum will close at 2pm to prepare for the event. Age 21 and older only.
The Oyster Roast is an official Virginia Green event. Todd Janeski of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Rice Center will be present to discuss Virginia’s oyster recycling program and to take away all the empty oyster shells to restore oyster habitats in local waters. VLM Aquarium Curator Chris Crippen will have information about sustainable seafood choices. Disposable products such as cups, bowls and food boats will also be recycled.
The event is sponsored by Phillips Energy, Inc.; Ferguson Cares; Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.; Langley Federal Credit Union; Pomoco; Kaz Vision and Laser Center; Mathews Lions Club; Waypoint Seafood & Grill; Sam Rust Seafood; Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein; C.A. Barrs; Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly; National Exterminating Co.; Virginia Health Services; Abbitt Realty; Empower Information Stratford University and Jeff’s Flowers of Course.
Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 beginning Nov. 7. Tickets are available at thevlm.org and at the museum.
For more information call 757-595-1900.