Oyster Roast and Dance at Deltaville Maritime Park
The fourth Annual Oyster Roast and Dance will be held at Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park this Saturday, September 10th from 5-9pm. Dining and dancing will be under the John’s Events Pavilion and the Oysters and Buffet will be served under the Billz Bistro facility. Dress is “outside casual”.
Oysters, served steamed, shucked on the half –shell by the Pratt sisters, and as “Oysters Rockefeller” will all be served. Eastern Carolina style Barbeque, Cap’n Ron’s Kickin’ Chowder, Southern Style string beans and potatoes, Cole Slaw, Tea and bottled water are all included on the buffet. Adult beverages will also be served. Ticket price is all inclusive.
On the bandstand from 5-6-pm,during the social hour, will be Charles Arthur and the “Bellevue Rhythm Aires” Charles “King” Arthur, from Richmond, has played locally for years and is well known for his wide range of music and instruments. Going smoothly from driving bluegrass such as “Rocky Top”, Charles and the band might move directly into Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis or Hank Williams. This band plays it all! Bring your dancing shoes.
Charles and the boys will take a break at around 6pm as the buffet line opens. After dinner, around 7:15-7:30, they again take the stage and crank it up for dancing under the Events Pavilion. Following the Museums “Good Neighbor” policy, the Oyster Roast and Dance ends by 9pm.
Tickets will still be available at the Museum office and Nauti-Nell’s Through Friday Sept 9th and at the ticket counter at the Roast. Those who have mailed their ticket orders during the past week may pick up their tickets as “Will Call”. Tickets during this last week and at the door are $40 P/P.
Coming up: First Autumn Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Sept 24th 9am-1pm. Check out the new vendors and new offerings. Billz Bistro, as always, opens at 8am for breakfast.
Don’t forget, 8th Annual Art and Seafood Festival with car show, pirates, boats, model trains, artists and lots of seafood at the Maritime Park October 8th. Watch the Sentinel in September for more details.
Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park, an all volunteer, all donation, non-profit organization, is located in Deltaville, VA. at 287 Jackson Creek Road, and by water on Mill Creek .The Museum is now a Wi-Fi hot spot. To get to the Museum and Park, follow Route 33 through Deltaville and turn right across from the Shell Station. The Park and all outside exhibits are open every day from dawn to dusk, year round.
To find out more about the Museum, its offerings, open hours, events schedule, event tickets, donate, become a member, donate or volunteer, visit the website at www.deltavillemuseum.com , or Google “Deltaville Maritime Museum”. You may also e-mail the Museum office at: email@example.com, write to Box 466, Deltaville, VA or call at 804- 776-7200.