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Our partners throw great oyster festivals! By simply attending one of these events, you’re making an impact in our efforts to restore the local oyster population. In some cases, proceeds from the event directly support Oyster Recovery Partnership programming, and in others, the shell collected will be circulated through our shell recycling program and reused as host shells for planting more oysters into the Chesapeake Bay. If you’d like your event added to the list below, please contact us at events@oysterrecovery.org.

 

Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company Open House 

Saturday, March 16 | 8-11 a.m. 
2100 Concord Blvd. Suite J, Crofton, MD 21114

Join CBRC for their first Open House of 2019. Tour their roasting facility while enjoying coffee roasting and production demonstrations.  They’ll be featuring hand crafted coffee drinks and an assortment of CBRC Blends brewed for sampling. All drink costs will be donated to the Oyster Recovery Partnership. Click here for more information.

 

St. Patrick’s Day at Guinness Brewery 

Saturday & Sunday, March 16 & 17 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. &  5 -10 p.m.
5001 Washington Blvd, Halethorpe, MD 21227

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery. Tickets are $15 and include your first can of beer, a donation to charity, and a commemorative button. Festivities include an Irish beer tap take over, live music, limited edition merchandise, a holiday-themed food menu, the debut of the new Guinness Food Truck and more!

Throughout its history, Guinness has worked to be an active member of the community and to give back to the City of Dublin. To honor that legacy, and support our community here in Baltimore, $5 of each ticket will be donated equally between the Oyster Recovery Partnership, Maryland Foodbank and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts. Tickets available here.

 

Bourbon & Bowties

Thursday, May 9 | 6-9 p.m.
Rye Street Tavern: 13 Rye Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

Bourbon & Bowties is your destination for fine cocktails, food and fun – and it’s all for a great cause. The QG Community Charities’ annual fundraiser, the area’s premier charity event of the year, will this year be held on the waterfront on the grounds of Rye Street Tavern, adjacent to the Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

Guests will indulge in top-rated bourbon, beer and wine, in addition to world-class cigars, and delectable food from the area’s best dining establishments. Live and silent auctions round out the evening. Participating restaurants include Aldo’s, Abbey Burger Bistro, B&O American Brasserie, The Capital Grille, C.L.O.C.K Restoration, The Food Market, Gunther & Co., Minnow, Nick’s Fish House, Rec Pier Chop House, Rye Street Tavern, Schola, with more to come. Libations from Maryland purveyors to include Old Line Spirits,Sagamore Spirits, Key Brewing, Diamondback Brewing Company and more. Funds raised will support The Oyster Recovery Partnership and other great causes. Tickets available here.

 

Get Crooked Fest

Saturday, June 1| 2-9 p.m.
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds: 1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD 21032

Get Crooked Fest is a festival celebrating local music and beer in support of the Oyster Recovery Partnership. This event will host live performances by: Jimmie’s Chicken Shack; Stolen Rhodes; Yellow Dubmarine; Joey Harkum; Burt the Dirt. Crooked Crab Brewing Company will be offering both year round and seasonal beers for purchase, and more beer from other Maryland breweries. In addition to beer and music there will be food, games and lots of fun. Tickets available here.