11th Annual Oyster Roast Fundraiser
October 14th, 2017
It is almost that time of year again….Time for one of the area’s most magical events.
The 11th Annual Fort Defiance Oyster Roast will be held on the grounds of the Historic 1792 home of Revolutionary War General William Lenoir from 6-9pm on Saturday October 14th.
This event has been hailed as one of the area’s finest and always gets rave reviews from the attendees.
All profits from this event go directly to the educational programs provided by the Fort.
Tickets for the event are $50 each and includes a delicious Fried Flounder Plate with all the fixins’, a bowl of Brunswick Stew cooked over the open fire on site, a heaping bucket of about two and half dozen steamed oysters, dessert, and a couple of tickets for beer or wine.
Live music and dancing will be provided by the Starlighters this year
(note no outside food or beverage allowed at this event)
Tickets are available click this link to get your tickets! – GET YOUR TICKETS – or a call 828-758-1671
We need volunteers! If you want to help with our annual Oyster Roast Event here is the link for you to sign up: CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER
Thank you for visiting Fort Defiance: Home of William Lenoir. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which works to preserve and share the life and times of William Lenoir and his 1792 historic home.
We are open for tours:
April through October
Thursday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Last tour is usually 1 hour before closing
November – March
Saturday and Sunday 12- 4
Weekends only or by appointment.
Admission: $7.00 adults. $5.00 children (5 – 15), children under 5 free
Photography is strictly prohibited inside the historic house museum. Relic hunting and/or the use of a metal detector is prohibited on the grounds of Fort Defiance. Removal of any artifacts from the grounds will result in prosecution. All images are the sole property of Historic Fort Defiance and are not to be used without express written consent. Personal photographs and videos are not to be used for commercial purposes without permission from Historic Fort Defiance.
Address and Directions
1792 Fort Defiance Drive
Lenoir, NC 28645
We look forward to your visit!