Onancock Oyster Adventure

September 25, 2012

September 2012

Five Eastern Shore businesses create the perfect pairing on Onancock Creek:
Paddling, Oysters & Wine!

Did you know there are 14 million oysters being grown on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, including Onancock Creek?

Find out how they’re being grown, why it’s important to the health of our Creek and Bay, then taste them during a waterfront oyster and wine feast on Sunday, Oct. 14, 1-5 p.m.

First, Bill & Mary Burnham of SouthEast Expeditions will lead an easy kayak trip to the oyster beds on Onancock Creek. Meet oyster farmer Peter Vasquenza and learn about this growing and vital industry. No experience necessary.

Next, we’ll land at Sycamore Bend, an historic waterfront estate on Finneys Creek, newly operating as a special events venue.

Finally, taste Chatham Vineyards wines paired with Onancock oysters prepared three ways by Chef Johnny Mo of Mallards (see menu, left).

Tickets are $75 in advance and include:
-Kayaks, gear, instruction and guide service
-Oyster bed tour & talk with waterman
-Oysters prepared three ways, plus canapés
-Wine tasting, plus two glasses of your choice of wine (additional wine available for purchase)
-Cost is $65 for those who wish to bring their own kayaks.
-Those who do not wish to paddle to the oyster bed are welcome for oysters and wine from 3-5 p.m.
-Event will be held rain or shine.

Space is limited, so get your tickets soon for this one-of-a-kind experience:
Call 757-354-4FUN or Email
SouthEast Expeditions at the Wharf
2 King St. Onancock, VA 23417

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