2005 North Carolina Oyster Festival

OCTOBER 14, 2005 -- If you love oysters, Ocean Isle Beach is the place to be this weekend. The 25th annual Oyster Festival kicks off Saturday morning.

Friday, organizers were busy preparing for the event by setting up tents near the Museum of Coastal Carolina.

If you're not a fan of oysters, there's plenty of other food, events, and games for kids. There's free parking at the airport and a free shuttle to take you down to the festivities.