A meal of muskrat at Erie VFW in 2008, topped with banana peppers and served with mashed potatoes, creamed corn and turtle soup. Click the image for a larger, more “in-your-face” version.

Did you miss the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Yacht Club on January 3rd? We did! Fortunately, our friends at Erie VFW Post 3295 in Erie, Michigan, will host their annual Muskrat Dinner this evening, January 28, 2011, beginning at 6 p.m. Click here for details from the 2008 dinner along with more photos.

If you’re up near Wyandotte, Michigan, the Muskrat Dinner at Trinity Lutheran is tomorrow evening, January 29th, from 5 – 6:30 pm.

The Harsens Island Lions Club at the mouth of the St. Clair River south of Algonac has February 8, 2011, set aside for their Muskrat Dinner. The calendar indicates that refreshments are included. Isn’t muskrat refreshing enough on its own?

A bit further north of us, Elk Lodge 1731 in Flat Rock, Michigan, will hold their Muskrat Dinner on February 13, 2011. Yes, take a loved one on a Valentine’s Day Date …

So you did miss the Monroe Yacht Club dinner?  Well get this: The Algonquin Club of Detroit & Windsor will hold their annual Muskrat Dinner on February 15, 2011 at … wait for it … the Monroe Yacht Club. Go figure …

February 26, 2011, is the date for the Muskrat Dinner at the Carleton Sportsman’s Club in Carleton, Michigan. It seems to me this one would be even more interesting as a “shoot your own” event.

And rumor has it the Gibralter Rotary Club in Gibraltar, Ontario, will hold their Muskrat Dinner on March 19, 2011, although I haven’t been able to confirm this.

My rule is, try something once before turning your nose up at it. You just might enjoy it!


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