October Oyster and Shrimp Festival – A Local Favorite! October 18, 2 UNTIL 8PM

This is the 12th Annual October Oyster Outing, an annual fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council.  The event will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 on the Old Court House Square and the Burke Arts Council property at 115 E Meeting Street in Downtown Morganton.  The event begins at 2pm and goes until 8pm.

Fried and Steamed Oysters, Boiled and Fried Shrimp, Clam Chowder, Barbecue, Hamburgers, plus all the fixings are on the menu.
Beer and Wine will also be available.  Dessert served by My Local Bakery.

Admission is free to the event.  The food and drink is available for purchase.

Fabulous, non-stop entertainment featuring The Glen Alpine Fiddle Club, Centerpiece Jazz, and Continental Divide.

The Burke Arts Council Gallery will be showcasing the Autumn Photography Exhibition.  The gallery will be open throughout the event and there is no admission charge.

The event is a major fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council’s general operating fund and we are grateful for the generous contributions from our local community.    If you would like information on sponsorship and the benefits of underwriting the event, please call Deborah Jones, Executive Director, 828-433-7282, or email director@burkearts.org

Create some Tie-dye T-shirts;  Participate in the Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition; Add your artistic touch to the new Mosaics.