Mystic River Oyster Festival
This festival offers an opportunity for Museum visitors to learn about the oyster fishery and to meet and support area growers! Sample many delicious oysters from the region: vendors will sell oysters at 3 for $5. A cash bar with beer* and wine will be available.
Plus, enjoy live music, guest speakers, demonstrations, children’s activities, and of course, a shucking contest!
American Mussel Harvesters
Fishers Island Oysters
Jonathan Island Oyster Co.
Matunuck Oyster Bar
Oysterponds Shellfish Company
Stonington Farms Shellfish
Watch Hill Oysters
Speakers and Partners:
Marion Swaybill, author of Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw
Ann Fraioli of the Billion Oyster Project
Anoushka Concepcion of Sea Grant
Clean Up Sound and Harbors
The Drawbridge Band
Auguste and Alden
Dramatic reading of The Carpenter and the Walrus
*Featuring beers from Cottrell Brewing of Pawcatuck, CT, Shipyard Brewing of Maine, and Gray Sail Brewing of Westerly, R.I.
General Admission: 3 oysters for $5.