Skipjack fund-raiser to be held April 25 in Havre de Grace

March 30, 2003|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

Tickets are being sold for the Skipjack Martha Lewis' annual bull and oyster roast fund-raiser April 25, sponsored by the Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that preserves and operates the vessel.

The event, to be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Frank J. Hutchins Memorial Park, at the foot of Congress Avenue in Havre de Grace, includes pit beef, turkey, ham, raw oysters, clams on the half shell, shrimp gumbo, fried oysters and side dishes, dessert and cash bar.

Musical entertainment, raffles and a silent auction are planned. Tickets are $35.

The Martha Lewis provided educational field trips for about 900 schoolchildren last year, according to conservancy members. The vessel also offers public cruises and summer camp programs for children and teens.

Tickets: conservancy office, 410-939-4078.

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