Mystic Oyster Fest Returns Mid-August

Celebrate oysters and local food and drink at Aug. 16 #Mystic Oyster Fest

The third annual Mystic Oyster Fest on Aug. 16 features local food and oysters from Mystic's own Oyster Club and Engine Room, Millwright's in Simsbury, ON20 in Hartford, Bricco/Bricco Trattoria/Grants in West Hartford and Glastonbury, Broad Street Kitchen in Pawcatuck and Matunuck Oyster Bar of South Kingstown, R.I.

Drink sponsors include Saltwater Farm Vineyard, The Real McCoy Rum, Fishers Island Lemonade and Beer’d Brewing. Tickets are $65 and include all food and drink.

Funds raised will benefit the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESSF,) a nonprofit ocean adventure organization that offers instructional sailing and boating opportunities and marine science education among its programs.

The event starts at 11 a.m. at the Mystic Arts Center (9 Water St., Mystic.) Tickets are available online at, or by calling NESS at 860-535-9362.

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