Barley Mac (1600 Wilson Blvd) will kick off its first annual Oyster Fest this Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m.
The bar and restaurant will turn its patio into “a big, beautiful outdoor raw bar” for the party, which will include all-you-can-eat oysters and an oyster eating contest, live music, a cigar rolling station, instructions on how to properly shuck oysters and free giveaways.
During the event, attendees can sip on chilled white wine, beer and whiskey while noshing on a variety of dishes including oysters Rockefeller, oyster po’boy sandwiches and oyster ceviche. The shellfish will also be available grilled, fried, stewed, raw and in made-to-order shooters.
Tickets cost $49 online and $59 at the door.