January 24, 2018
Hatteras Island Oyster Roast to Benefit Federation Programs
North Carolina Coastal Federation is hosting the annual Hatteras Island
Oyster Roast, an event that celebrates local seafood and a healthy
coast while supporting environmental restoration.
This year’s oyster roast will take place at Oden’s Dock on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m.
In addition to fresh oysters, attendees can enjoy seafood chowder and
refreshments. There will also be homemade desserts available from the
"The Hatteras Island Oyster Roast has become the premier winter event
on the island, bringing friends, neighbors and visitors together to
support the Coastal Federation in their important work to preserve our
waters and their bounty,” said Lynne Foster, who organizes Day at the
Docks and the Blessing of the Fleet each year. “Come out and enjoy
steaming Hatteras style clam chowder, cornbread, and, of course, an
abundance of local oysters whose shells will later be used to build
valuable oyster reefs in the sound!"
The event also features live music by Blurky’s Quirky Friends, and it
is sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and City Beverage
Company. The radio station 94.5 Water Country will be there doing a
live broadcast from noon to 2 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased in advance online, at the federation’s
Wanchese office or at Oden’s Dock. They are $25 in advance and $30 at
This event is planned to take place outdoors, so please dress
accordingly. In the case of extremely bad weather, the event will take
place at the Hatteras Village Civic Center.
More information on this event is available at nccoast.org/events.