The Galway Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International presents the 2012 Oyster Festival of Racing. A buffet with oyster dishes will be served along with live thoroughbred racing, live Irish music, a silent auction and raffle prizes.
Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the popular event, the Galway Committee has chosen to make this year’s Oyster Festival in honor of Frank McMahon to remember his longtime support of, and commitment to, the Galway Committee.
$20 raffle tickets will be available for a chance to win a trip for two to Ireland, Chicago sports packages, downtown hotel getaways, dining certificates and many more prizes.
When: Saturday, November 10, 2012 Doors open at 12 noon, with racing from 1:35-5 p.m.
Where: The Turf Club, Hawthorne Race Course 3501 S. Laramie Avenue Stickney/Cicero, IL
Price: $75 per person, $750 per table