Upcoming Events

Nov
3
Fri
2017

Frederick County Sheep Breeders Annual Dinner — Friday, November 3, 2017 @ Dutch's Daughter Restaurant, Frederick, MD

Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Dutch’s Daughter.   The 2017 FCSB Annual Dinner will again be held at Dutch’s Daughter, in Frederick — Friday evening, November 3 —  starting with the Social Meet & Greet at 6:00 pm — dinner at 7:00 pm.

Dinner Announcements:  Patty Sanville, the FCSB Secretary, sends EVITE annual dinner announcement to all Members.   Please RSVP that you will be attending the dinner, — or RSVP your regrets that you will not be attending the annual dinner — and that you will mail your 2018 dues — $25.00 per family.   An accurate dinner count is required by Nov. 1st.

Dinner Payment.   Adults: $25.00.  Children: $18.75.   You can pay for your dinner and your 2018 FCSB membership dues at the door.

If you are not attending the dinner:   (1)  As a courtesy, please reply with your Regrets.   (2) Please mail your 2018 membership dues to Dawn Richardson, FCSB Treasurer.   Dues are the same, $25.00 per year/per family — and includes your farm listing in the 2017-2018 Directory — and your farm listing on the FCSB website.

Cash Bar & Appetizers.   There will again be a cash bar and appetizers.

Pianist.   A pianist will play during the evening — allowing more time to socialize and meet fellow shepherd’s who you likely see only once a year.

6:00 pm:   Social Meet & Greet.

7:00 pm:   Buffet Dinner — Carved Top Round, Atlantic Salmon, Dutch’s Special Chicken, Twice Baked Potato, Vegetables, and two types of pie — chocolate mouse and key lime pie.

Master of Ceremony:   Dahl Drenning (Lock’s View Farm) is the MC.

Remarks by special guests.

9th. Annual 2017 Shepherd of the Year:   Presentation by Debra Drake, FCSB Vice President and her committee.  Past recipients are listed in the  Annual Dinner Program, in the 2017-2018 FCSB Directory, and on the FCSB website.

Entertainment.   Pianist playing background music during the evening.

Those all important Door Prizes:   Contact Charlotte Dutton (Blue Rock Farm), 301-898-0902, with your door prize contributions.  Email Charlotte at:   duttoncharlotte@gmail.com

Check out the Dutch’s Daughter website.  Photo is the large banquet room we use.   There is an elevator to the 2nd. floor dining room.

Website:  Dutch’s Daughter Restaurant

 

 

Dutch's Daughter, large banquet room

 

Nov
23
Thu
2017

Thanksgiving Dinner — Give a Turkey a Break — Eat Lamb — Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 @ Thanksgiving Dinner at your house

Nov 23 @ 12:00 am – 11:30 pm

Turkey with Eat Lamb sign 350 x 525This Thanksgiving — give a turkey a break — eat lamb.  You get more drumsticks.

The turkey artwork was developed by Holly Porter, Marketing Department, Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit.

Thanks Holly!

Some Frederick County Sheep Breeders raise farm-fresh, locally raised, heritage breed Thanksgiving turkeys.

Go to the  “Search” box.   Type in turkeys or heritage breed turkeys — click “Go” and those farms that raise turkeys will be listed.

Also — you can contact Hemp’s Meats, Jefferson, MD  21755.   Phone: 301-473-5700.

Hemp’s will get you any kind and size of turkey you want.  Order well in advance.   Hemp’s is very busy in the Fall.

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