Upcoming 11-12-20

Oyster roast “Oysters To-Go-Go!” will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, November 14, in the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum/church parking lot, 504 Main Street, Reedville. The drive-thru menu will include either a dozen roasted oysters, cole slaw and a cookie for $25 per meal or an oyster po’boy sandwich kit, cole slaw, and a cookie for $20 per meal. Patrons may add a dozen roasted oysters for $10 a dozen. Extra po’boy kits are $10 per sandwich. For tickets, call 453-6529, email director@rfmuseum.org, or send a check to P.O. Box 306, Reedville, VA 22539. For mail–in orders, include a check made out to “RFM” and a stamped, self-addressed return envelope so the Museum staff can mail tickets. Include with the order, the number and type of meals and extras, plus intended time of pick-up.

Barbecue carryout The American Legion Adams Post 86 and Ladies Auxiliary will host a carry-out barbecue from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, November 14, at the Post, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. Wear a mask and pay at the door.  The menu will include pulled pork barbecue by the pound, $10 per pound and/or pulled pork sandwiches to go, $5 each. Coleslaw and barbecue sauce will be available to go with the sandwiches. Drinks will be available for $1 each.

Visitors welcome The Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, invites visitors to see new exhibits and the restored Potomac pilothouse from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, November 15. Shipwright John Morgenthaler will answer questions regarding the restoration. There is no charge. However, only a certain number of visitors will be allowed in the museum at a time. Enter the museum by the Irvington Commons door.

A Shelluva Good Time Good Luck Cellars (GLC), 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock, will present “A Shelluva Good Time” November 14 and 15 with Salty Bob’s Oyster & Seafood Co. of Wicomico Church. Winery hours on Saturday will be from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., glass and bottle sales only; food service from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; and music from 1-4 p.m. with the Windbags. Winery hours on Sunday will be from noon-5 p.m., glass and bottle sales only; food service from noon-4 p.m; and music from 1-4 p.m. with Cecil Charles. GLC recommends folks call ahead, 435-1416.

Wine Down Good Luck Cellers, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock, recently announced Friday Night Wine Downs will continue through November under a provisional, outdoor, covered pavilion. The Wine Downs, from 5-8 p.m., will feature a food truck and music by Bob Wilson. Guests may bring a picnic or order from the food truck on-site.

Shuck-It Bucket Chesapeake Academy, 107 Steamboat Road, Irvington, will hold a Shuck-It Bucket, oyster-roast-to-go, from 4-6 p.m. November 21. The $60 bucket will include a steamer pot filled with shelled and raw oysters, shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes and a spice kit. Purchase tickets at 438-5575, www.chesapeakeacademy.org, or mail payment to Chesapeake Academy, PO Box 8, Irvington, VA  22480.

Tavern fare Historic Christ Church & Museum (HCC&M), 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, will host “Colonial Tavern Fare” from 2-4 p.m. December 6. The drive-thru, pick-up menu will include a salad of greens, roasted vegetables and chèvre served with a sherry vinaigrette; biscuits and butter; harvest pie and a choice of three entrees: beef burgundy, smoked pork loin with apple-sausage stuffing, or crab and corn ragout (gluten/dairy free). Tickets are $30 per meal. Purchase tickets at ChristChurch1735.ticketleap.com/colonial-tavern-fare or the foundation office at 420 Christ Church Road.

Festival of the Trees The Northern Neck Family YMCA’s 23rd annual Festival of the Trees will be a virtual event, held December 5. The theme will be “Silver Linings.” There will be a silent auction, a live auction and a fund-a-need auction. Tickets are not required to Zoom into the virtual event, but tickets are available with special swag bags. Tickets are $50 per person. To serve as an event sponsor, secure the Zoom links, or purchase tickets, call 435-0223 or email FOT@pmymca.org.