VBEF Pearls of Wisdom tickets discounted through Feb. 16

Today B.Y.O.B. stands for “Bring Your Oyster Bib!” Join the Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) for the ninth annual Pearls of Wisdom Oyster Roast and Barbecue Saturday, April 14, at 24th Street and Atlantic Avenue from 1-5 p.m. Adult tickets are available for $40 through Feb. 16. Ticket prices increase to $55 Feb. 17. Tickets for children ages 6-12 are $15.

Each ticket includes an all-you-can-eat buffet of raw and roasted oysters, pork BBQ, fried fish and chicken, clam chowder and beverages. There will also be free entertainment from the band Wonderland and a live auction.

Proceeds from the Pearls of Wisdom event support the Education Foundation’s Adopt A+ Grants program.  This school year, in honor of its 25th anniversary, the VBEF awarded $150,000 in grants to deserving Virginia Beach City Public Schools teachers. This marks the largest grant distribution at one time in the foundation’s history.

Pearls of Wisdom tickets may be purchased online at www.vbef.org. For questions about the event or purchasing tickets, contact VBEF Coordinator Debbie Griffey at 757-263-1337 or debbie.griffey@vbschools.com.

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