All you can eat plus sides of local culture at the Deale Volunteer Fire Department’s Oyster Roast
With a toothpick set in the corner of his mouth, Kenny Wilde offers up jive with fresh-shucked oysters.
“The toothpick helps to keep a cigarette out of my mouth,” says Wilde, K-MAN to his followers.
Wilde works construction most days, though he still holds a Tidal Fishing license so he can harvest oysters. “I went out a few times this fall,” he says. “Enough to remind me it’s hard work.”