Lessons in ham and history? A full-on oyster roast? Craft beer and charcuterie?
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The Williamsburg Harvest Celebration takes place November 11-15 and features culinary inspired events throughout Williamsburg, Yorktown, and James City County with a focus on Virginia grown and Virginia made products.
Think beer, cider, wine, food prepared by some of the areas best chefs, oysters, music and artisans. Local restaurants will be featuring farmers, foragers, vintners and brewers in partnership with their events. There will also be cooking demos from Virginia chefs that were born, bred and currently cooking in Virginia.
One not-to-be-missed event: The Rebels & Gentry Harvest Celebration at Bacon's Castle. For this one, you’ll first learn about the art of American charcuterie as you explore the smokehouses and aging rooms behind S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, one of Virginia's most iconic country ham, bacon and sausage producers. Then on to Bacon's Castle for a living history experience like no other . . . including fine feast of Virginia foods.
Check a teaser video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK1oNM1tlec.
Events range in price from free to $27.50.
Posted on Thu, November 5, 2015
by Shawn Deane