OysterFest return draws thousands
October 6, 2022
Sunny skies and temperatures that pushed 80 degrees greeted thousands of seafood, music and beer enthusiasts who descended on Shelton’s Sanderson Field on Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 for the return of OysterFest after a two-year hiatus due to COVID.
The Shelton Skookum Rotary Club, which has staged the event since 1982, was tabulating attendance numbers as the Journal was going to press. The group estimates about 11,000 patrons passed through the main gate, which does not include 450 people who camped in RVs at the site or the thousands of vendors and volunteers, Jerry Obendorf, the group’s...