Category Archives: Preston

Linchester Mill to Host Antique and Art Show

Linchester Mill
Preston, MD
September 2014

Come join the fun at the Linchester Mill’s Antiques and Art Show on Saturday, October 11th, a day filled with antiques, history, art, food, music and fun! The event, which will take place from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the historic Linchester Mill, will feature more than 40 quality antique and art dealers.

In addition to a large number of quality antique dealers, the event will also feature live music, food vendors and artisan demonstrations.

Attendees will be able to tour the Linchester Mill, one of the last operating water powered mills on the Eastern Shore that Charles Kuralt described as “treasure of America” because its original equipment reflects the long evolution of American milling. The Linchester Mill Campus also includes the recently restored Hog Island Schoolhouse, the Miller and Assistant Miller’s Houses and a Nature Braille Trail.

Admission to the event is $5 or $2 with a copy of this article. Proceeds support the Caroline County Historical Society.

The Linchester Mill Campus is located at 3390 Linchester Road in Preston, MD. For more information, please contact Sally Campbell of Tandem Antiques and Fine Arts Center, LLC at 410-829-3559.

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Outstanding Dreams Farm to host 6th Annual Open House & Alpaca Festival

Outstanding Dreams Farm

Preston, MD – August, 2014 – Outstanding Dreams Farm invites you to their 6th Annual Alpaca Festival on Saturday, September 20th from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, September 21st from noon- 5:00 pm. The farm, which is located at 24480 Pinetown Road in Preston, is home to more than 25 Huacaya Alpacas and a gift shop featuring one-of-a-kind merchandise crafted from Alpaca fiber.

The event will feature fun for the whole family, including fiber arts demonstrations, craft and food vendors, children’s activities, and of course, lovable Alpacas and their products. Attendees will also be able to meet the owners of Outstanding Dreams Farm, Phil and Vickie Liske, and learn about the wonderful world of alpacas.

Visitors to the festival will find a variety of products crafted from alpaca fleece at the Outstanding Dreams Farm Store. Alpaca fleece is a soft and durable fiber that is renowned for it’s hypoallergenic qualities, and the shop carries an array of products made from the luxurious natural fiber. Products available for purchase include scarves, clothing, hats, children’s toys, raw fiber and more.

Admission to the event is free, and donations are gratefully appreciated. For more information on the Open House & Alpaca Festival or to arrange a tour of the farm, please contact Phil and Vickie Liske at (410) 673-2002 or visit www.OutstandingDreamsFarm.com.

Community Club of Preston Country Christmas House Tour is December 7, 2013

Community Club of Preston
Preston, MD
October 2013

The Community Club of Preston is hosting a Country Christmas House Tour on Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Five homes in and near Preston will be on tour.

Tickets are $15.00 and may be purchased in advance by calling 410-310-5454 or 410-673-7193. Cash or checks only.

They may also be purchased the day of the tour at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 155 Main Street, Preston. Free refreshments will be available to tour guests at the church, and live music will be performed at the church throughout the day.

Homemade Christmas cookies will also be available for purchase. Please no high heels, smoking, or interior photography in the tour homes. No children under 12 are permitted on the tour.

For more information on the tour see our Facebook page: Country Christmas House Tour.

Adkins Arboretum Offers Science Program for Home School Students

Adkins Arboretum
March 1, 2013
RIDGELY, MD

This spring, homeschoolers will welcome the spring season with hands-on exploration of plant and animal life cycles when Adkins Arboretum offers The Science of Spring for Home School Students. Students in grades 2 through 5 will use microscopes to study organisms at the cellular level, dissect flowering plants, investigate metamorphosis in a stream study, and much more.

This six-week program runs Mondays, April 8 to May 13, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The fee is $55 for members, $70 for the general public, with a $10 discount for siblings. Advance registration is required at adkinsarboretum.org or by calling 410-634-2847, ext. 0.

Music in the Park: Three Penny Opera

September 22

Come on out for an evening of fine local performances. Refreshments will also be available for purchase. Contact: 410-673-1673

Saturday, September 22nd 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
James T. Wright Memorial Park, Back Landing Rd, Preston

Alpaca Festival at Outstanding Dreams Farm

September 2012

Outstanding Dreams Farm invites you to their annual Alpaca Festival featuring craft and food vendors, children’s activities, fiber arts demonstrations, and of course, lovable Alpacas and their products. While you are there, make sure you check out the farm store, which features an array of products made from the luxurious alpaca fleece, including scarves, clothing, hats, scarves, children’s toys, raw fiber and more. Contact 410-673-2002 or visit www.OutstandingDreamsFarm.com.

Saturday, September 15th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 16th Noon- 5:00 pm

24480 Pinetown Road, Preston

Music in the Park – Jones Boys

Music in the Park: Jones Boys

Sunday, July 29th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

James T. Wright Memorial Park, Back Landing Rd, Preston

Come on out for an evening of fine local performances. Refreshments will also be available for purchase. Contact: 410.673.1673.

1st Annual Holiday Open House at Outstanding Dreams Farm

Outstanding Dreams Farm, located at 24480 Pinetown Rd in Preston, will be hosting their 1st Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3rd at 10:00 am.

Enjoy a unique shopping experience featuring a full line of warm, comfortable Alpaca clothing and toys. Tour the farm and visit the alpacas while you do your holiday shopping!

The Holiday Open House will feature door prizes, store specials, refreshments and a raffle for a life size alpaca stuffed animal!

Contact: www.outstandingdreamsfarm.com or 410.673.2002

Alpaca Farm Days Festival

Come join us for our 3rd Annual Alpaca Farm Days Festival to be held September 17th & 18th. 2011 !

Festival features Top quality Vendors, great food, Fiber arts demonstrations, children’s activities, & of course, the Main Attraction,ALPACAS on display!!!

Visit the newly opened Farm Store carrying beautiful Alpaca products featuring Clothing, yarn, toys, etc. all made from alpacas!

Come meet these wonderful animals & enjoy a weekend of fun for the whole family!

Saturday 10:00a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00p.m.-5:00 p.m.