Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival slated September 15-16

Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, will host the 2018 Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. September 15-16.

The event will feature wines from Virginia wineries and oysters from Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater oyster growers, reported Erin Bacon.

In addition to wine and oysters, there will be breweries from Fredericksburg and the Northern Neck and tastings of a variety of Castle Brands liquors. Festivities will include arts, crafts, antique and classic autos, music, free admission to the Great House, Treakle’s train barrel rides and Westmoreland County Miniature Farm animals.

The 2018 Signature Sponsor is People’s Community Bank. The event is presented in partnership with the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association.

Pre-sale discount adult tasting tickets are $25; adult non-tasting tickets, $15; ages 6-12, $5; and ages 5 and younger, free. Discount ticket sales end September 6.

Week prior online sales and day of event adult tasting tickets are $30 each. Other admission remains the same.

To purchase tickets visit Tickets also will be available at the gate on the day of the event.