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Intro


The Georgia Conservancy'sOyster Roast
Join us on March 5 at 3 PM at Savannah's
Grove Point Plantation

Purchase Tickets

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Intro


The Georgia Conservancy'sOyster Roast
Join us on March 5 at 3 PM at Savannah's
Grove Point Plantation

Purchase Tickets

 

There is no place like coastal Georgia. Precious, vulnerable and ours to conserve. Since 1967, the Georgia Conservancy has been protecting and exploring coastal Georgia. With celebration in our hearts and the future of Georgia's coast on our minds, we cordially invite you to our 2016 Oyster Roast hosted at Grove Point Plantation in Savannah on March 5th from 3 PM to 6 PM. The Oyster Roast will feature local oysters, live music, cold beer and much much more! 

$55 - General Admission: General Admission tickets include Sapelo Island Sea Farm oysters and clams, Brunswick Stew, low country veggies (all prepared by Erica Davis - Lowcountry Catering), SweetWater Brewing Company beer, Coca-Cola refreshments, campfires tended by Sea Island Forge and live music from the world famous Packway Handle Band.

$125 - VIP: VIP tickets include an invitation to a pre-function cocktail party, access to our 2016 Oyster Roast VIP experience hosted by The Florence and featuring chef-prepared delicacies, Sweet Grass Dairy cheese, wine and beer. Limited quantities available. 

$225 - Very Important Shucker: VIS tickets include the addition of a hand crafted Sea Island Forge Oyster Knife and an invitation to arrive at the Oyster Roast by "champagne cruise" courtesy of Mike Neal and Bull River Cruises (VIS guests arriving by boat will be picked up at the Rodney J. Hall Boat Ramp at 1:30 PM, guests will depart Oyster Roast by 5:00 PM to make it home before sunset. Guests are responsible for their own transportation to the rendezvous point.) Only 10 VIS tickets available! 

 

2016 Oyster Roast Chairs and Georgia Conservancy Coastal Board Members

Roger Bowman - Rincon
Steve Green - Savannah
Holden Hayes - Savannah
Leslie Mattingly - St. Simons Island
Randal Morris - White Oak

2016 Oyster Roast Host Commitee

Alison McGee Jamie Smith Arkins Donna and Jeremy Blalock
Clay Mobley Sandy and Steve Schoettle Lewis Taylor
Ben Fowler Ed DiTommaso Donna and Jeremy Blaylock
Kathy Warden Lynda Beam Randy Tate
Courtney Reich Laurie DeVegter Tscharner Dickerson
Robert Ramsay Alton Brown Bettye Russell
Gina Berchin Nell Fry Brian Foster
John Williams Ted Smith Kevin MacLoed
Elaine Morgan Mike Neal Sarah Owen
Matt Prickett Johanna McCrehan Katie Richards
Joe Thomas Charles McMillian Bryan Schroeder
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2016 OYSTER ROAST SPONSORS

NATURAL PARTNERS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

LOCAL SPONSORS

IN-KIND SPONSORS

OYSTER ROAST PATRONS

Ecological Planning Group
Scana Energy
Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC
Industrial Technical Services, Inc.
McNamara Adams Attorneys & Counselors At Law
Melissa Cobbs
Charlie and Nancy Belin
Seacrest Partners, Inc.

Keep scrolling for more information about our 2016 Oyster Roast!

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Oysters


Hands down, Charlie Phillips and SAPELO ISLAND SEA FARMS harvest some of the best clams and oysters we've ever enjoyed. Straight from Charlie's dock in Crescent, Georgia on Pelican Point, these bivalves could have landed in some of the finest restaurants on the East Coast -  instead, they're on your table at our 2016 Oyster Roast!

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Oysters


Hands down, Charlie Phillips and SAPELO ISLAND SEA FARMS harvest some of the best clams and oysters we've ever enjoyed. Straight from Charlie's dock in Crescent, Georgia on Pelican Point, these bivalves could have landed in some of the finest restaurants on the East Coast -  instead, they're on your table at our 2016 Oyster Roast!

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Beer


The beer of choice for the Georgia Conservancy. Served proudly on our trips and events, all-you-can-enjoy SWEETWATER BREWING COMPANY beer will be flowing at the 2016 Oyster Roast, featuring 420 Extra Pale Ale, IPA, Take Two Pils Pilsner, and of course, our favorite: Georgia Brown Ale.

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Beer


The beer of choice for the Georgia Conservancy. Served proudly on our trips and events, all-you-can-enjoy SWEETWATER BREWING COMPANY beer will be flowing at the 2016 Oyster Roast, featuring 420 Extra Pale Ale, IPA, Take Two Pils Pilsner, and of course, our favorite: Georgia Brown Ale.

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Packway


PACKWAY HANDLE BAND: award winning bluegrass musicians hailing from Athens, Georgia. Recognized nationally as one of the best bluegrass bands in the country - we know them as the guys who love to play on our Cloudland Canyon and Flint River trips. Don't let the tough look fool you, Packway's signature style of bluegrass music blends traditional structure and sound with modern American country and folk . . . just don't ask them to play Rocky Top.

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Packway


PACKWAY HANDLE BAND: award winning bluegrass musicians hailing from Athens, Georgia. Recognized nationally as one of the best bluegrass bands in the country - we know them as the guys who love to play on our Cloudland Canyon and Flint River trips. Don't let the tough look fool you, Packway's signature style of bluegrass music blends traditional structure and sound with modern American country and folk . . . just don't ask them to play Rocky Top.

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Grove Point


Live Oaks, saltwater marsh and historic buildings - Savannah's Grove Point Plantation makes the perfect backdrop for celebrating Georgia's Coast. Graciously donated by Great Dane Trailers, this is a rare opportunity for guests to enjoy this historic property overlooking the Little Ogeechee.

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Grove Point


Live Oaks, saltwater marsh and historic buildings - Savannah's Grove Point Plantation makes the perfect backdrop for celebrating Georgia's Coast. Graciously donated by Great Dane Trailers, this is a rare opportunity for guests to enjoy this historic property overlooking the Little Ogeechee.

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The Florence


The Florence, Hugh Acheson's Italian-influenced coastal restaurant and bar located in Savanah' Starland District, will host our 2016 Oyster Roast VIP Experience. Enjoy Sweet Grass Dairy cheese and wine while joining Chef Kyle Jacovino as he prepares some coastal delicacies just for you. Conde Nast Traveler calls The Florence "one of the next best new restaurants in The South" ... we call them when we're throwing a party.

VIP tickets start at $125. 

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The Florence


The Florence, Hugh Acheson's Italian-influenced coastal restaurant and bar located in Savanah' Starland District, will host our 2016 Oyster Roast VIP Experience. Enjoy Sweet Grass Dairy cheese and wine while joining Chef Kyle Jacovino as he prepares some coastal delicacies just for you. Conde Nast Traveler calls The Florence "one of the next best new restaurants in The South" ... we call them when we're throwing a party.

VIP tickets start at $125. 

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Sea Island Forge


All the world is your oyster, which doesn't add up to much without a good oyster knife. That's where Sea Island Forge comes in. Hand crafted on St. Simons Island, these Garden and Gun Magazine "Made In The South" Award winning knives are a must have for any oyster roast, and it just so happens they're included in our $225 VIS ticket price. 

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Sea Island Forge


All the world is your oyster, which doesn't add up to much without a good oyster knife. That's where Sea Island Forge comes in. Hand crafted on St. Simons Island, these Garden and Gun Magazine "Made In The South" Award winning knives are a must have for any oyster roast, and it just so happens they're included in our $225 VIS ticket price. 

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Erica Davis


Erica Davis Lowcountry Catering - they do it all. Tables, gloves, knives, and steamers. They're taking care of all the details so all you have to do is show up hungry! This year, Erica Davis and her crew are cooking up a batch of Brunswick Stew, low country veggies and hot dogs for the kids!

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Erica Davis


Erica Davis Lowcountry Catering - they do it all. Tables, gloves, knives, and steamers. They're taking care of all the details so all you have to do is show up hungry! This year, Erica Davis and her crew are cooking up a batch of Brunswick Stew, low country veggies and hot dogs for the kids!

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FAQ


Oyster Roast"Know Before You Go"

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FAQ


Oyster Roast"Know Before You Go"

Everything you need to know about the 2016 Georgia Conservancy Oyster Roast

Where is the Oyster Roast hosted? Grove Point Plantation, 2298 Grove Point Rd., Savannah, GA 31419

What's the deal with parking? e will have parking attendants assisting with parking at the event. It's a short walk from parking area to Oyster Roast. Please wear comfortable shoes! 

I'm a member, how do I get a discount on tickets? Use your 4-5 digit member ID # to save $10 for members and $20 for cambium members

Do I bring a ticket to the Oyster Roast? Thanks to our friends at Xorbia Ticketing - we will scan mobile or printed tickets at Oyster Roast

Will you sell tickets at the door?
Yes, however we anticipate another sell out Oyster Roast like in 2015

Are children invited? Yes, children under 14 are invited to come for free! (we will even have hot dogs grilling just for the kids!)

Is this event rain or shine? Yes, 2016 Oyster Roast is rain or shine and tickets are non-refundable

Can I bring a dog? 2016 Oyster Roast is dog friendly, but PLEASE keep your dog leashed, under control and clean up any mess they make.

What else should I consider bringing? Lawn chair, blanket, yard games, a cooler with snacks, cash for merchandise, ect ...

 

Take a single shot fly-by through our 2015 Oyster Roast at Lebanon Plantation. If this doesn't get you excited for oysters, beer and The Packway Handle Band, you might want to call a doctor.