Mystic River Oyster Festival

Mystic River Oyster Festival

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm

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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!

Oysters:

American Mussel Harvesters

Fishers Island Oysters

Jonathan Island Oyster Co.

Oyster Club

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

Entertainment:

The Drawbridge Band

Jake Kulak

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.