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2020 Annual Oyster Roast at the Dill Sanctuary 

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Charleston Museum is looking forward to one of our favorite events of the year – the 2020 Annual Oyster Roast at the Dill Sanctuary on Saturday, February 22 from 12-3 pm.

Enjoy an incredible view of the Stono River at the Dill Sanctuary while you listen to live music with the Paul Quattlebaum Jazz Band, shuck oysters, and eat delicious barbecue and the perfect sides from Sticky Fingers. The Holy City Cupcakes will also be on-site with coffee, hot cocoa, and cupcakes for guests to enjoy. Attendees are also invited to join Museum Archaeologists for tours and discussions of archaeological work and important cultural sites, including one of the two cemeteries used by African American people who lived and worked on the three plantations comprising the Sanctuary.  Their traditional names are still used by families of the deceased: Dill’s Slave Cemetery, located at the border of Stono and Turquette plantations, and Devil’s Nest Cemetery, associated with Rose Plantation (the Airport tract).

The Dill Sanctuary, a wildlife sanctuary, is only open to the public for select programs with The Charleston Museum. Please, no pets. Tickets can be purchased online at CharlestonMuseum.org or by calling 843.722.2996.

Please note that the Dill Sanctuary Oyster Roast is BYOB.

Tickets are all-inclusive and cover admission to the Dill Sanctuary, BBQ, oysters from 12:30 – 2:30 pm, archaeology talks, hot cocoa or coffee and a cupcake from The Holy City Cupcakes! Additional sweets will be available for purchase from The Holy City Cupcakes.

Tickets: $45 for members, $55 for Non-members.

Ticket link: http://bit.ly/362UWkm


February 22
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Charleston Museum


Dill Sanctuary
1163 Riverland Dr.
Charleston, SC 29412 United States
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843.722.2996 ext. 235