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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 [email protected], 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,, 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 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 [email protected].

Rappahannock Record Staff
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