Sep 29, 2006

September 30, 2006- Powellville, MD

Powelville. 10 a.m.
Hosted by Delmarva Coon Hunter's Association.
Mules will compete in various contests, pony rides, oyster fritters
and barbecued chicken on sale.
410-742-8254 or 410-835-8123.

September 30, 2006- Powellville, MD

Powellville Volunteer Fire Company hall. 5 p.m.
Also featuring mashed potatoes, vegetable, dumplings.

Sep 26, 2006

November 4, 2006- Pole Tavern, NJ

Oyster and Chicken Salad Dinner
Benefits the Daretown Boy Scout Troop #60
Sat. Nov. 4, 2006
Elmer Grange Hall at Pole Tavern
Res. avail. for 2:30. 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30pm
Call 856.358.3054 or 856.769.0856
Adults and Take Outs $15
Children under 10 $7.00

Thanks to Marlena Bauman for the date!

October 21, 2006- Pole Tavern, NJ

Oyster and Chicken Salad Dinner
Benefits the Daretown Vol. Fire Co.
Sat. Oct. 21, 2006
Elmer Grange Hall at Pole Tavern
Res. avail. for 2:30. 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30pm
Call 856.358.1614 or 856.358.7243
Adults and Take Outs $15
Children under 10 $7.00

Thanks to Marlena Bauman for the date!

Sep 24, 2006

September 24, 2006- Damariscotta, ME

Pemaquid Oyster Festival
September 24, 2006
Schooner Landing Restaurant and Marina
Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
(207) 563-7961 (phone)
The Pemaquid Oyster Festival is Maine's largest celebration of the working waterfront and the Damariscotta River where the Pemaquid oyster is farmed. The celebration includes music, educational exhibits, boat rides, and lots of oysters harvested fresh from the Damariscotta River that morning. (There is also a menu with lots of choices other than oysters!)

Unfortunately this was found on my Google alerts a week late...mark it on the calendar for next year!

Sep 22, 2006

October 21, 2006- Ewan, NJ

Old Fashion Oyster & Ham Supper
Saturday, October 21, 2006

3PM- til ???

Adults $14.00, Children $5.00

Ewan Fire Company
312 Ewan Road
Ewan, NJ 08025

I have attended this dinner in the past- they do a good job at the fried oyster and there are always homemade desserts!!

Sep 20, 2006

October 7, 2006- Chincoteague, VA

34th Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival

All you can eat oysters & more. Tickets sell out quickly! Call today. VISA & MC.This event is held to promote the seafood industry and mark the arrival of the oyster season. It is an all you can eat festival consisting of oysters prepared just about every way imaginable, steamed crabs, clam fritters, clam chowder, hush puppies, potato salad, cole slaw, hot dogs, and various beverages. There will be live entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment. An Extravaganza Raffle is held. The winner will receive T-shirts, tickets, lodging, gift certificates for meals, and much more for the following year’s festival. A favorite at the festival is the “Best Place/Space Award”. This is given to the best decorated area. The Cooking Contest is great fun. Call the chamber for details. There will also be a variety of souvenirs available for purchase. This is an advance ticketed event. Tickets will sell out. There are no tickets sold at the gate. The Chamber accepts Visa and MasterCard. There will be a $5.00 charge for certified mailing. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Serving begins at 12:00 noon and ends at 4:00 p.m. No pets inside the festival grounds. The Oyster Festival is held rain or shine. All sales final.

September 22-24, 2006- Baltimore, MD

Fells Point Oyster Festival, held this Friday through Sunday, where visitors can fill up on a variety of oysters, beer and other free food.

Live music seals the deal. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Call 410-675-6297 for details.

Sep 19, 2006

November 11, 2006-Vineland, NJ

The Bayshore Discovery Project presents...
OysterFest 2006 Buffet Dinner and Silent Auction
Saturday, November 11, 2006
6:30 PM $75 per person benefits BDP's environmental education programs
Ramada Inn, 2216 W. Landis Avenue and Route 55, Vineland, NJ.
Oysters Served Every Which Way
Vineland, NJ — How do you like your oysters? Find out at OysterFest 2006! The Bayshore Discovery Project (BDP) invites you to join them for a great evening of fine dining and an intriguing silent auction—the best on the Bay! This fundraiser, to benefit BDP's educational programs, takes place on Saturday, November 11, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. It will be held at the Ramada Inn - Regency Ballroom, 2216 W. Landis Avenue and Route 55 (Exit 32A), Vineland, NJ.
The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails (cash bar) and hors d'oeuvres. Dinner will follow at 7:15 p.m. with entrees of oysters served 'every which way' including your favorites—Oysters Rockefeller, Casino, Scalloped and Fried, not to mention a hearty Oyster Stew and Raw Oysters on the Half Shell. Complementing the oysters will be Seafood Newburg and two Pasta Specialties as well as a Garden Salad and Dinner Rolls. And finally, enjoy a delightful dessert with coffee. A cash bar will be open throughout the evening.
Back by popular demand, the Silent Auction will offer a diversity of items from collectible old bottles to limited edition art. If you are interested in donating a service or article to the auction, please call 856-785-2060 x 100.
Tickets are $75 per person. Reservations are required. Tables can be reserved for groups of ten. Please call 856-785-2060 x 100 for reservations or further information.
Proceeds from this event help to support BDP's educational programs serving over 50,000 children and adults annually. The Bayshore Discovery Project, owner and operator of the sailing classroom and New Jersey's official Tall Ship, the Schooner A.J. MEERWALD, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to motivate people to take care of the history, the environment, and the culture of New Jersey's Bayshore region through education, preservation and example.

Sep 14, 2006

October 28, 2006 & March 10, 2007- Gaithersburg, MD

Turkey & Oyster Dinners
WGUMC serves all-you-can-eat turkey & fried oyster dinners on the second Saturday of March and the fourth Saturday of October every year. Regardless of whether you dine in or carry your dinner out, be sure to stop by the bake table for some extra goodies.

Wesley Grove United Methodist Church
23640 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20882
(301) 253-2894

October 7, 2006 - Queenstown, MD

Ohhh...I have heard of those famous Maryland beaten biscuits and have never tasted one. This may just make my calendar of events.

Calvary United Methodist Ham and Oyster Dinner

October 7, 2006
Hearty ham and oyster dinner, served family style with potato salad, coleslaw, Maryland beaten biscuits, green beans, and more. For ticket information please call the church office. Saturday 3pm to 7pm, Calvary United Methodist Church, Queenstown

Contact 410.827.7113, Church Office

September 15, 2006- Rehoboth, DE

This group seems quite active! Although it is titled shrimp night they do have oyster sandwiches!

PEEL YOUR OWN SHRIMP. Rehoboth Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7447, State Road, Rehoboth Beach, will offer shrimp night from 5 to 9 p.m. Open to the public. One pound of shrimp, $10; one pound w/pitcher, $11; oyster sandwiches; crab cake sandwiches; clam strips and soup. Call 227-3469.

Sep 8, 2006

March 2007- Hagerstown, MD

May be worth looking for in early 2007....taken from

The Hagerstown Rotary Club will hold their 2nd Oyster Feed and Bull Roast on March 5, 2006 from 12 - 4 pm at Hagerstown Community College Athletic and Recreation Center.
Tables of 8 or more, Tickets are $25 per person
Individual Tickets in Advance are $30 each
At the Door the Individual tickets are $35 each
Must be 21 or over to attend
Draft Coors Light, Pit Roasted Beef, BBQ Pork
Hoffman's Italian Sausage, Roasted Ham
Raw Clam & Oyster Bar, Cream of Crab Soup
Chicken Fajitas, Cheese Platters, Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Mac & Cheese, Vegetable Platters, Pasta Salads,
Cookies, Creamy Cole Slaw, Coffee, Tea, Sodas

September 16, 2006- Chicago, IL

If you live in the mid-west and like a good oyster then this one's for you...

The Guinness Oyster Fest takes place from noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 16 at 1900 W. Division.
The daylong event will feature fresh oysters provided by Fornetto Mei restaurant in the Whitehall Hotel and Guinness beer from the Guinness Bass Import Co.
Live entertainment will be provided by the Lovehammers, whose lead singer Marty Casey was the runner-up on "Rock Star: INXS." Powder warms up the crowd with a 6:30 performance.
A gate donation of $5 is requested. Proceeds will benefit the East Village Association.
For more information, call (773) 868-3010 or visit