2016 Oyster and Shrimp Festival – OCTOBER 15

THE ORIGINAL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA OYSTER & SHRIMP FESTIVAL !

Click HERE to see a Video of last year’s event!

This will mark the 14th Annual October Oyster and Shrimp Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council.  The event will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2016 on the Old Court House Square and the Burke Arts Council property at 115 E Meeting Street in Downtown Morganton.  The event begins at 1pm and goes until 8pm.
PLEASE – NO PETS !!


CONTINUOUS LIVE MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY:

The Glen Alpine Fiddle Club 1 – 2 PM
Wilmington’s Chris Bellamy 2 – 5 PM
Continental Divide 5 – 8 PM


ON THE MENU:
Fried and Steamed Oysters, Fried and Boiled Shrimp, Salt Potatoes, Clam Chowder, Barbecue, Hamburgers, plus all the fixings.
Local Craft Beer and Wine will also be available as well as soft drinks, coffee, and dessert.


IN THE GALLERY:
The Burke Arts Council Gallery will feature the Third Annual Juried Photography Exhibition.  The gallery will be open throughout the day and there is no admission to view this amazing exhibit.


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


The event is a major fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council’s general operating fund.  The Burke Arts Council is grateful for the generous support from our sponsors.  Without them, this event would not be possible.  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


Thanks to our generous sponsors:


Robert and Mary Marcia Salsbury  sponsors-logos
Jeff & Alison Stark
Bob & Marcia Hill
Haugen-Carver Financial
Morganton Honda
Valdese Cleaners
Crescent Communities
Carolina Healthcare System, Blue Ridge
Morganton Animal Clinic
Dr. Amy Brooks
Phifer Lumber – Edward Phifer
McCombs & Hoke Real Estate
John Greene Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep
Morganton Savings
SERVPRO OF Burke County
Morganton Downtown Development
Norvell Properties
Gregory Jewelers
The Boat House & Service Center
The News Herald
Sun Trust Bank
Wall Lumber
David Jernigan State Farm
Martin Sohovich/Edward Jones
Wells Fargo Advisors- Anita Rutherford/Bob Baia
Trent Turner/ Edward Jones
BROOME Insurance
Case Farms
Heritage Propane
Timberwoods/Friday Friends