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Sat, Oct 15, 2016
Oyster Festival

Location: St. Mary's County Fairgrounds    View Map
Date: 10/15/2016
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM (06:00 Duration)
Posted By: Southern Maryland Online

Oyster Festival
Two day festival: Oct 15-16.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Oyster Festival and the opening of the oyster season on the Chesapeake Bay with the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships and National Oyster Cook-Off. Known for its exquisite range of seafood and exhibition of cultural activities surrounding oysters & the watermans' way of life, this annual festival also includes live music, local foods, arts, crafts, craft beer tasting, and general family fun.

10:30AM: National Oyster Cook-Off (awards in afternoon)

12:00PM: National Shucking Competition

• First Competition: Amateur Shucking Competition
• Second Competition: Masters Competition
• Friendly Heat: Past national champions
• The professional heats will follow: women's & men's

6:30PM: Evening Concert featuring Sam Grow!

All Day Activities (Both Days):

• Oysters and seafood galore
• Musical acts on three stages
• Oyster Cooking demos
• The Tasting Room: Get a Flight of local Oysters and sample the region's best shellfish paired with local craft beer and wine
• Craft and domestic beer & local wines
• Special 50th celebration merchandise & cookbook
• Evening Concert
• Arts & Craft and other vendors
• Children's entertainment
• Much More!
2016-10-15T10:00 2016-10-15T16:00 America/New_York Oyster Festival Two day festival: Oct 15-16. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Oyster Festival and the opening of the oyster season on the Chesapeake Bay with the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships and National Oyster Cook-Off. Known for its exquisite range of seafood and exhibition of cultural activities surrounding oysters & the watermans' way of life, this annual festival also includes live music, local foods, arts, crafts, craft beer tasting, and general family fun. 10:30AM: National Oyster Cook-Off (awards in afternoon) 12:00PM: National Shucking Competition • First Competition: Amateur Shucking Competition • Second Competition: Masters Competition • Friendly Heat: Past national champions • The professional heats will follow: women's & men's 6:30PM: Evening Concert featuring Sam Grow! All Day Activities (Both Days): • Oysters and seafood galore • Musical acts on three stages • Oyster Cooking demos • The Tasting Room: Get a Flight of local Oysters and sample the region's best shellfish paired with local craft beer and wine • Craft and domestic beer & local wines • Special 50th celebration merchandise & cookbook • Evening Concert • Arts & Craft and other vendors • Children's entertainment • Much More! -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) St. Mary's County Fairgrounds



Printed from the So. Md. Online Community Calendar

http://somd.com/calendar/