Photos: Jax Fish House hosts the first High West Oyster Fest

Aw, shucks! Last night Jax Fish House and friends threw a great party at the Boulder Theatre for a great cause: Veteran's Expedition, which helps returning vets. The annual oyster celebration started sixteen years ago at the Jax in Boulder; this year it morphed into the first annual High West Oyster Fest, complete with an oyster-shucking contest and an epic oyster-eating contest featuring national contestants. Keep reading to see pictures of the fun.

See also: - Slide show: High West Oyster Fest - In the kitchen with Adam Watts, exec chef of Jax Boulder: cucumber-avocado gazpacho - Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar and Odell Brewing Company brew up an oyster stout

For more photos, visit our full slide show.

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