September 19, 2017

Mud Day at Annmarie Set June 25

Mud Day

On June 25, 2017, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center will celebrate International Mud Day with a special muddy program from noon to 4 pm. Members can attend the event for free; cost is $5 for non-members; free for kids 4 and younger.

Sponsors Sought for Hospice Fundraiser

Vendors Sought for Bluegrass for Hospice

Jay Armsworthy, promoter of the annual Bluegrass for Hospice fundraiser, is seeking sponsors for the 2017 one-day, family-style concert to be held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills.

3-Day Auction Set at Flat Iron Farm

2-Day Auction Planned at Flat Iron Farm

A semi-annual Flat Iron Farm auction will be held March 23, 24, and 25, 2017, at the farm in Great Mills, MD. This event will feature three days of auctions, beginning at 8 am each day.

Debate Over Military Budget Heating Up

ship delivery policy

The debate over the military budget is heating up in Washington between the defense hawks on Capitol Hill and the fiscal hawks in the Trump administration.

Friess Shares Art of Giving

Art of Giving

Mother Catherine Academy’s Art of Giving enlists local artist Mary Lou Troutman to help students give Bubby Knott a mural at Flat Iron Farm.

Still Time to Enjoy Flat Iron Light Display

Light Display at Flat Iron Farm

Christmas may be over, but there’s still time to catch the Flat Iron Farm Christmas Light Display. Two nights for viewing remain: Dec. 30 and 31 from 5 to 9 pm.

Best Year Yet for Bluegrass for Hospice

bluegrass for hospice

This year’s Bluegrass for Hospice in October, hosted at Bubby Knott’s Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills, raised $38,298.91.
In the eight years the bluegrass concert has been in existence, 2016 was the best yet, said Jay Armsworthy, Bluegrass for Hospice event coordinator and promoter. The event has raised $192,000 in total.

Flat Iron Farm Christmas Village, Light Display Event

Flat Iron Farm

Bubby Knott opens the holiday season at Flat Iron Farm with its annual Christmas Village and Light Display in Great Mills, MD.

Bubby Knott to be Recognized for Philanthropy

2-Day Auction Planned at Flat Iron Farm

Joseph “Bubby” Knott, owner of the Great Mills Trading Post, will be honored by the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland during its 11th annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Celebration of Business Philanthropy. The luncheon is set for 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Nov. 4, 2016, and will be held at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center in Waldorf, Maryland.

Friendly’s Replaced With New Shops in Great Mills

new shops in Great Mills

Open for business. New shops in Great Mill’s new two-story at Route 5 and Indian Bridge Road across from Great Mills Trading Post.