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On March 7, join the Georgia Conservancy at Lebanon Plantation in Savannah for our annual Oyster Roast. Bringing together more than 400 friendly-faces (both new and familiar) from across Georgia, the Oyster Roast is the Georgia Conservancy’s premier annual event to raise awareness and support for Coastal Georgia issues.
- Saturday, March 7, 2015 // 3 PM - 6 PM
- Lebanon Plantation // 5745 Ogeechee Road // Savannah, Georgia
The Oyster Roast features live local music, great local oysters and clams provided by Sapelo Sea Farms and steamed by Lowcountry Catering, a vegetable boil with a local sausage option, beer from Atlanta's SweetWater Brewing Company and local ginger sodas and ice cream from Lebanon Plantation's own Verdant Kitchen. The Oyster Roast is also family-friendly with hot dogs, face-painting and Leopold's Ice Cream for the young ones.
- $25 Georgia Conservancy Members
- $35 Non-members (includes 6-month membership)
- Children under 13 Free Admission
"Very Important Shucker (VIS)" Patron
- $500 - includes: two VIS tickets plus private plantation tour, two Oyster Roast t-shirts, two Oyster Roast cups, recognition at Oyster Roast and access to VIS tent area with special oyster roasting and beer coolers (with no line!)
If you have any questions about the 2015 Georgia Conservancy Oyster Roast, please contact Coastal Director Clay Mobley at email@example.com
Suggested Lodging for the Oyster Roast:
Mermaid Cottages on Tybee Island: For the fourth year in a row, Mermaid Cottages on Tybee Island is offering a discount to Oyster Roast guests and a great way to support the Georgia Conservancy. Click here for more details.
Ft. McAllister State Park: One of our favorite campgrounds in the state, Ft. McAllister State Park offers group camping, primative camping, RV camping and cottages at an affordable rate. Ft. McAllister State Park is approximately 15 minutes away from the site of our 2015 Oyster Roast, Lebanon Plantation. Click here for more details.
Oyster Roast Patrons
|The Coca-Cola Company||Phillips Seafood/Sapelo Sea Farms||Georgia Oyster Knife|
||ASI Traditonal Yaupon Tea||CHA Consulting, Inc.|
|Marla & Morris Geffen||Enivronmental Services, Inc.||EMC Engineering|
|Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers
||Savannah Distributing Co., Inc.||Industrial Technical Services|
|Yates Astro Termite & Pest Control||Roger Wood Foods||Urgent Care 24/7|
|Leopold's Ice Cream
||United Distributors||Resource + Land Consultants|
|Colliers International||Outdoor Innovations||Ecological Planning Group|
|Dawson Architects||McNamara Adams Attorneys
||Int'l Longshoreman's Assoc.|
|Ryan Capital Leasing Corp.
||Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn
|Georgia Conservancy Coastal Program|
Georgia's coast stretches for nearly 100 miles and features some of the nation's most pristine beaches, remote salt marshes and protected maritme forests. A string of barrier islands, some only accessible by boat, remain largely untouched, offering a sanctuary for migrating birds and a home to a number of endangered or threatened species.
Protecting our coast has been a priority of the Georgia Conservancy for more than 40 years. We maintain an office in historic downtown Savannah, headed by Coastal Director Clay Mobley, and are working on a range of projects to protect this precious natural resource.