Category Archives: Preston

9th Annual Alpaca Festival & Open House at Outstanding Dreams Farm

Outstanding Dreams Farm
September 5, 2017

Now in it’s 9th year, Outstanding Dreams Farm’s Alpaca Festival on Saturday, September 16th and Sunday, September 17th in Preston, Maryland promises fun for the whole family. Tour the farm, meet and learn about their growing herd of alpacas, watch fiber arts demonstrations and enjoy live music while checking out the many craft and food vendors at this one-of-a-kind event.

Located on fifteen peaceful acres on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Outstanding Dreams Farm is home to more than 25 Huacaya alpacas and a Farm Store that carries a variety of products crafted from alpaca fiber. Owners Phil and Vickie Liske established the farm in 2007, and it has grown to be one of the top agritourism destinations in the region. In addition to offering Champion alpaca breeding services and sales, the Liskes frequently offer farm tours for groups of all sizes.

Outstanding Dreams Farm’s two-day festival offers visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with the gentle and lovable animals. In addition to the alpacas, the event also features live music by Silhouette Song, artisans and craft vendors, children’s activities, games and more.

Festival attendees will also be able to shop for a variety of products crafted from alpaca fleece – a luxurious and durable fiber that is renowned for it’s hypoallergenic qualities–at the Outstanding Dreams Farm Store. The shop carries an array of products made from the luxurious natural fiber, including clothing, hats, scarves, gloves, children’s toys, jewelry, raw fiber and the popular Paca Socks.

The Liskes are eager to share their passion for raising alpacas with festival-goers.

“One of our favorite parts of the job is introducing people to the wonderful world of alpacas and sharing our love and knowledge of these gentle animals,” says Liske.

The festival takes place Saturday, September 16th from 11am-5pm and Sunday, September 17th from noon – 4pm at Outstanding Dreams Farm, 24480 Pinetown Road, Preston, Maryland. Admission is free, and donations are gratefully appreciated. In addition to the Alpaca Festival, Outstanding Dreams Farm hosts a Holiday Open House in December. For more information on the Open House & Alpaca Festival or to arrange a tour of the farm, please contact (410) 673-2002 or visit OutstandingDreamsFarm.com

Outstanding Dreams Farm’s Alpaca Festival – Contributed Photo

Preston Historical Society

Flyer: Preston Historical Society
Visit the Preston Historical Society
Open Saturdays, April to December, from 10 AM to 2 PM, except for some holiday weekends, and by appointment.

Admission: No charge, unless otherwise indicated.

Location: PHS is located at 167 Main Street in Preston, Maryland, near the intersection of Main Street and Harmony Road, between Mike’s Corner Store and Katie Mae’s Restaurant. Parking lot and museum entrance are located behind Mike’s Corner Store.

Note:
PHS will be CLOSED Saturday, July 1st, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
Membership Meeting:
Meeeting at 7 PM at PHS, 167 Main Street, Preston, existing/new members welcome!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017
Ice Cream Social at Preston Historical Society,
10 AM to 2 PM…details to come…

Preston Historical Society
Post Office Box 661
167 Main Street
Preston, Maryland 21655
http://www.prestonhistoricalsociety.com/

Maryland State Police Arrest Caroline County Man For Child Pornography

Maryland State Police
March 3, 2017
(Preston, MD)

A Caroline County man was arrested and charged earlier today after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography.

Photo: Christopher PalgutaThe suspect is identified as Christopher Palguta, 32, of the 7700 block of Shore Drive, Preston, MD. Palguta was arrested without incident and charged with ten counts of possession of child pornography and ten counts distribution of child pornography. Palguta is pending being seen by a District Court Commissioner at this time of writing.

Investigators received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about the potential distribution of child pornography over the Internet. As a result of the subsequent investigation, Palguta was identified as the suspect. Earlier today a search warrant of Palguta’s residence lead to the seizure of numerous computers, electronic devices and media storage devices. A search of those devices revealed images and videos of child pornography. The computers seized during this investigation will be submitted to the Maryland State Police Digital Forensics Lab for analysis.

The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is comprised of police agencies from around the state. Its primary mission is to protect children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The Task Force works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources to combat these crimes. Additionally, the Task Force provides community awareness campaigns helping to prevent the spread of these crimes through education.

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm to Host Holiday Open House December 10th

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm
December 2016

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm invites you to celebrate the season at their Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 10th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event, which takes place at the Farm Store located at 24480 Pinetown Road in Preston, features farm tours, unique holiday gifts, seasonal refreshments and more.

From luxurious alpaca apparel to children’s toys crafted from alpaca fiber, you’ll find a gift for everyone on your list at this family-friendly event. Alpaca fleece is a soft and durable fiber that is renowned for it’s hypoallergenic qualities, and the Farm Store is stocked with a fantastic assortment of new inventory. Shoppers will find an array of alpaca products, including scarves, hats, sweaters, vests, toys, raw fiber and the wonderfully soft and warm Paca-Socks!

Those who come to the Holiday Open House will also have a chance to meet the growing herd of Huacaya Alpacas at Outstanding Dreams. Phil and Vickie, owners of the farm, are eager to share their love and knowledge of the gentle animals with visitors.

“We encourage everyone to come out and learn about the wonderful world of Alpacas,” says Liske. “But be warned, they will steal your heart.”

For more information on the Holiday Open House or to plan a visit to Outstanding Dreams Farm, please contact Phil and Vickie at (410) 673-2002. More information is also available at OutstandingDreamsFarm.com

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Preston Carnival

June 2016
PRESTON, MD

Annual Carnival June 20th – 25th 2016
Wristband nights $20.00 / June 20th, 22nd, 23rd

Discounted Pre-Sale Wristbands $12.00
Available at the Carnival Grounds from 10am-1pm on Saturday May 28th, June 4th, June 11th & June 18th as well as PVFC monthly breakfast on Sunday June 5th 7am-10am
LIMITED Supply
First Come First Served!!

Annual PVFC Parade is scheduled for Tuesday June 21st with a rain date of Wednesday June 22nd.

The Preston Volunteer Fire Company and Preston Lions Club’s Carnival features fun, games, rides, and delicious food! The parade takes place on Tuesday, June 16th along Main Street at 7pm. Contact: Facebook.com/PVFC200

Help Wanted: East Coast Excavating CDL-B truck driver!

East Coast Excavating
CDL-B truck driver!

21210 Dover Bridge Road Preston , MD

Truck Driver CDL Class B for roll-off truck and dump truck. Clean driving record needed

Local work Monday thru Friday.
Starting at $800/week for qualified
Call 410-820-4255 for appointment.

East Coast Excavation 8.27

Help Wanted: Town And Country Disposal

Flyer: Help Wanted at Town and Country Disposal

Town & Country Disposal, Inc.
21210 Dover Bridge Rd. Preston, MD.
Call 410 820-4255 for Application
Cable Roll-off truck/dump
truck driver

One Killed and Several Injured in Caroline County Crash

Maryland State Police Press Release
12/30/2014 13:10

ONE KILLED AND SEVERAL INJURED IN CAROLINE CO. CRASH

(PRESTON, MD) – One person was killed and several injured in a two vehicle crash this morning in Caroline County.

The person fatally injured is identified as Michaela D. Coulbourn, 50, of Preston, Md. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Ms. Coulbourn was the driver and only occupant of a 2005 Cadillac passenger car.

The driver of the 2013 Ford bus is identified as Rome E. Brittingham Jr., 68, of Denton, Md. Mr. Brittingham was driving a state-owned bus that was providing county transportation for individuals to an adult care facility.

Shortly after 8:30 a.m. today, troopers from the Easton Barracks were dispatched to the crash that occurred on Bethlehem Rd. (Rt. 528), one-tenth of a mile east of Newton Rd., in Preston, Md. Arriving troopers found the Cadillac and Ford bus had collided and the bus had overturned onto its side. EMS and fire personnel responded to the scene and transported the bus driver, his assistant, and the five people being driven to the care facility to Easton Memorial Hospital.

The preliminary investigation indicates the two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions as they approached each other on Bethlehem Rd. For reasons unclear at this time, the Cadillac apparently drifted across the centerline and into the path of the oncoming Ford bus. The bus driver tried to avoid the collision, but the Cadillac struck the bus on the driver’s side near the rear axle, causing the bus to overturn.

The investigation is continuing.

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm to Host Holiday Open House

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm
December 2014

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm invites you to get a head start on your holiday shopping at their 4th Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 6th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event, which will take place at their farm at 24480 Pinetown Road in Preston, will feature a raffle, farm tours, unique holiday gifts, a book signing of Backroads and Byways of Chesapeake Bay, seasonal refreshments and more.

From luxurious Alpaca clothing to toys crafted from Alpaca fiber, you’ll find a gift for everyone on your list at this family-friendly event. Alpaca fleece is a soft and durable fiber that is renowned for it’s hypoallergenic qualities. At the Farm Store, you will find an array of products, including men’s golf sweaters, scarves, hats, sweaters, vests, children’s toys, raw fiber and the wonderfully soft and warm Paca-Socks!

Those who come to the Holiday Open House will also have a chance to meet the alpacas of Outstanding Dreams Farm. Phil and Vickie, owners of the farm, are eager to share their love and knowledge of the gentle animals with visitors.

This year, the Liske’s will also be offering a Holiday Gift Wish List, where you can leave recommendations on items you’d like to receive from that special someone.

“Alpaca fiber is an affordable luxury,” says Phil Liske. “This year, why not shop local and give that special someone a gift they will truly treasure for years to come.”

The Holiday Open House will also feature a book signing of Backroads and Byways of Chesapeake Bay by award-winning author Leslie Adkins. The book, which includes a feature on Outstanding Dreams Farm, highlights off-the-beaten-path day trips and weekend excursions in the Chesapeake region.

The Farm Store’s Holiday Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10am – 4pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12pm – 5pm and Monday by appointment by calling 410.829.2012.

For more information on the Holiday Open House, please contact Phil and Vickie at (410) 673-2002. More information is also available at www.outstandingdreamsfarm.com.

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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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