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Winter Taste of Core Sound

  • Core Sound Watefowl Museum & Heritage Center 1785 Island Road Harkers Island, NC, 28531 United States (map)
Winter Taste

Sponsored by
Neuse Sport Shop, Trader Construction, & Knott’s Warehouse

Friday, February 23rd

6 PM | Welcome Reception
7 PM | Old Hunting Camp-Style Seafood & Wild Game Dinner
8 PM | Program: Doily Fulcher - Clubhouse Decoys

Tickets | $50 for members, $65 for non-members
Available at the link below or by calling 252.728.1500

Core Sound’s Winter Taste will celebrate the good food and good times of the old hunting clubs and camps of Core Banks — from the legendary Davis Island, Pilentary, and Hog Island clubs to smaller hunting camps from Portsmouth, Ocracoke and Salter Path.

A feast featuring fresh seafood and wild game will honor the old club food traditions. The menu includes fried oysters, stewed redheads, scallop fritters, and of course cornbread and light rolls. Don’t miss a true Core Sound experience. After all, like Pam Morris (whose father, uncles and brother spent many a-night cooking and eating at Jul’s camp at the Evergreens) says, “Everything tastes better on the Banks.”

The evening’s program will feature decoy collector and historian Doily Earl Fulcher. Doily, who has spent a lifetime in these camps, will bring to life the “clubhouse decoys,” hunted over and passed down for generations.

The evening includes two auctions events — a live auction and an online silent auction. The live auction, benefiting the Redhead Society, features two select redhead decoys — a contemporary decoy, provided by museum's carver of the year Jack Gardner, and an Eldon Willis–Elmer Salter old working decoy, donated by Dr. Stan Rule.

The silent auction, in addition to numerous items from Neuse Sports Shop, features decoys donated by the CSDCG and uniquely branded as a part of the Taste of Core Sound Series.

The online silent auctions includes numerous items from one of our sponsors Neuse Sports Shop and features decoys generously donated by Core Sound Decoy Carver's Guild, uniquely branded as a part of the Taste of Core Sound Series. 

Earlier Event: December 1
Waterfowl Weekend