Fun Fact: Taking cargo from a beached shipwreck has a long, continuing history. Stories tell of wreckers using ‘false lights’ at night to lure sailors onto the rocks.
New this year at the Oyster Roast and Sock Burning: Skipjack rides for $20 and Maryland Crab soup (included in the price of your general admission ticket)
Purchase Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annapolis-oyster-roast-sock-burning-tickets-10874137839
Fun Fact: Port is the left side of a boat. Early ships were steered from the right side while the left side was used to move cargo, or larder. The left side became known as “larboard”, which was easily confused with starboard, or the right side of the ship. So “port” was selected as cargo was often passed through openings called “ports” on the left side.
Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast of the Chesapeake’s most cherished shell fish. The fourth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a f
Celebrate warm weather on the horizon! Ditch your socks, dine on oysters, and dance to the music of Them Eastport Oyster Boys at this years Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. March 22nd from noon until 4pm.
Tickets/More information: http://amaritime.org/events/register-for-events/event/45-4th-annual-annapolis-oyster-roast-sock-burning
Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast of the Chesapeake’s most cherished shell fish. The fourth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Hurry tickets are limited,http://bit.ly/1cg8PPF #burnyoursocks
At nearly 14 inches long, a mammoth mollusk is still alive and growing, says the biologist who found it in Denmark. The oyster is roughly comparable to a size 11 shoe.
Fun Fact: In the 1920’s, the last Chesapeake pungies were taken to California and used in the movie Old Ironsides. They were destroyed by fire during filming.
Photo Credit: http://www.privateer26.org/web_images/lady-maryland_th.jpg