The Oyster Festival made a comeback Saturday, April 17, and welcomed more than 2,000 attendees.

After having to cancel 2020’s festival due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the festival organizers were encouraged to see a well-attended festival for 2021. So well-attended, in fact, that they had to turn away at-the-gate ticket purchases at around noon due to reaching capacity at the venue.

The Oyster Festival is put on by the Appomattox County Historical Society as a fundraiser for their efforts in preserving and maintaining Clover Hill Village and the Historical Society Museum and Library.

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