Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off 1/18

Jan 14, 2014

If you find yourself in the vicinity of the Panhandle this weekend, you are in luck:


Oyster Cook off January 18th 

The 4th Annual Oyster Cook-Off to benefit the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Friday evening event will be a preview of the oyster-related silent auction items, along with a sampling of the Apalachicola Bay’s tasty bivalves 6:00-8:00 pm. The actual cook-off on Saturday will start at 12 noon, Judging and Bands starts at 2:00.  Contestants are encouraged to enter with their favorite recipe. All forms of oysters will be available to taste: raw, steamed, fried. Other food items and refreshments will be available for purchase also. The day’s activities will include live music and dancing performances. More information will be posted soon at www.oystercookoff.com, and the event can be followed on Facebook.


New this year is the Half Shell Hustle run.

Distance: 3000 Fathoms (5.5k)
Registration: 7:30 am Race Day
Entry Fee: Individuals $15
Family (2-5 members) $2

Each Race Participant will receive a canvas tote. Our unique course will have racers run along the Apalachicola River and Bay and through our beautiful Historical District. Awards will be presented to all age groups at the conclusion of the 3000 Fathoms. Stay around afterwards for the Oyster Cook Off’s day of festivities! Contact Sam Fortunas of Island Fit Stand Up Paddleboard Fitness at or 850.980.4204

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