2017 Oyster and Shrimp Festival OCTOBER 28

Thanks to all of our generous sponsors, volunteers, and attendees!  It was a great event. 

THE ORIGINAL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA OYSTER & SHRIMP FESTIVAL !

Click HERE to see a Video of the 2015 event!

This will mark the 15th Annual October Oyster and Shrimp Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council.  The event will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 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 !!


 ~VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ~
 CLICK HERE IF YOU’D LIKE MORE INFORMATION ON HELPING OUT 


~ CONTINUOUS LIVE MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY ~

The Glen Alpine Music Club
Wilmington’s Chris Bellamy
Continental Divide
Phillip Epley, Emcee


~ 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 2017 National Pastel Exhibition.
The gallery will be open throughout the day and there is no admission.


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



 ~SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE ~ 
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 2017 SPONSORS ~

PRESENTING SPONSOR – PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS 

Haugen-Carver Financial
Phifer Lumber – Edward Phifer
Robert & Mary Marcia Salsbury
Morganton Honda
Valdese Cleaners
Crescent Communities
Thompson Realty
George Foundation/ Alex Lee
Carolina Healthcare System, Blue Ridge
Wells Fargo Advisors – Fore Rembert & William Mode
Morganton Animal Clinic
Dr. Amy Brooks
Sossoman Funeral Home
McCombs & Hoke Real Estate
Wendy B’s
Gresham Orrison
John Greene Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep
Morganton Savings
SERVPRO OF Burke County
Morganton Downtown Development
Norvell Properties
VanNoppen Marketing
The Boat House & Service Center
The News Herald
Wall Lumber
David Jernigan State Farm
Martin Sohovich/Edward Jones
Wells Fargo Advisors- Anita Rutherford/Bob Baia/Brenda White
BROOME Associates
Jeff & Alison Stark
Bob & Marcia Hill
Case Farms
Heritage Propane
Timberwoods/Friday Friends