View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
The "Walrus & Carpenter Picnic" January 28th & February 26th, 2018 on Taylor Shellfish Oyster Beds Benefitting the Puget Sound Restoration Fund.
Taylor Shellfish Farms
Shelton, WA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
Date
Feb 26, 2018 6:00 PM
PLEASE SELECT DATE FROM THE DROP DOWN ABOVE



Admission Level Price Remaining Quantity
General $150.00 ($156.24 w/service fee) 0 Sold Out
 


Event

The "Walrus & Carpenter Picnic" January 28th & February 26th, 2018 on Taylor Shellfish Oyster Beds Benefitting the Puget Sound Restoration Fund.
"O Oysters come and walk with us, a pleasant talk, a pleasant walk, upon the briny beach..."

Hosted by Taylor Shellfish Farms as a benefit for the Puget Sound Restoration Fund, the Walrus & Carpenter picnics provide the ultimate oyster-eating experience, one by which all others will be judged.  A right of passage for Northwest oyster enthusiasts,  Sunset Magazine named the Walrus & Carpenter Picnic one of 25 "must do" West Coast travel experiences.

Lewis Carroll's "Walrus & Carpenter," a whimsical tale about how the Walrus and the Carpenter lure the oysters for "a pleasant walk, a pleasant talk, upon the briny beach" and then proceed to eat every one, provided the inspiration", says organizer, Jon Rowley.

Walrus and Carpenters depart on the Oyster Bus at 6:30 pm for the 1 1/2 hour ride to Totten Inlet from Taylor's Queen Anne Oyster Bar at 124 Republican St, returning around midnight. To instill a sense of adventure, the Oyster Bus goes whatever the weather. Walruses and Carpenters are advised to dress for warm and dry.

The nighttime "picnic" takes place by lantern and moonlight on a low minus tide on Taylor's Totten Inlet oyster bed in the middle of the winter when oysters--- Olympia, Kumamoto, Shigoku, Pacific and Totten Inlet Virginica---are at their peak.  Plump, sweet, perky oysters just rousted from their beds, opened on the spot, with cold, crisp "oyster wines" served in Reidel stemware make for just the right mix of magic and madness. An icy gust of wind off the bay can invigorate the experience. When the tide starts coming in, enjoy a bonfire and a cup of Xinh Dwelley's hot oyster stew or geoduck chowder before getting back on the bus.

"We are pleased and honored to join with Taylor Shellfish on this popular nighttime beach adventure as a way to have fun on the tide while drawing attention to important habitat and water quality issues," says Betsy Peabody, Executive Director of the Restoration Fund.

The cost of $150 per person benefits the Puget Sound Restoration Fund. Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets. NO refunds within 72 hours of event.

Note: our Walrus and Carpenter Picnic predates and is not associated with Renee Erickson's excellent Walrus and Carpenter restaurant.

Discussion

Location

Taylor Shellfish Farms (View)
Totten Inlet
Shelton, WA 98584
United States

Map is loading...

Categories

None

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

Contact

Remind Me

Outlook/iCal/Sunbird

Google Calendar

Email me days before.

Attendees

Joseph K.
seattle, WA United States
Nov 06, 2017 6:36 PM
Pete S.
Sisson & Sisson, LLC
Burien, WA United States
Nov 06, 2017 10:52 AM
Rosalie S.
Sisson & Sisson, LLC
Burien, WA United States
Nov 06, 2017 10:52 AM
John Paul G.
Seattle, WA United States
Nov 04, 2017 8:21 PM
Jeffrey G.
Seattle, WA United States
Nov 04, 2017 8:21 PM
Malia D.
SEATTLE, WA United States
Nov 04, 2017 1:47 PM

Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR