Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Between 3 and 8 p.m., fill a bag with books for $5.
Bookworms in McLean are in luck Wednesday as Claude Moore Colonial Farm hosts a book sale event in which residents can cart home bags of books. The sale runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. For $5, residents can fill up a bag or two with books across 75 categories, from children's literature and adult nonfiction to cooking, gardening and self-help books. Many of them are hardcover titles, a McLean Patch announcement about the sale says. All proceeds benefit "the local living history museum’s programs and services," the announcement says. For more information, read the full announcement here. Share your own announcement on McLean Patch, then sign up for our daily email newsletters to see what's …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean is in the running. Voting is open through Friday.
- On Patch
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Friday, July 20, 2012
Book sales, festivals and farm animals right in the neighborhood.
Ever wish you could go back in time? Claude Moore Colonial Farm is a chance for McLean residents to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take a trip back to 18th century colonial Virginia life. The farm's popular 18th Century Market Fair takes place this weekend. Attractions will include fire-cooked meats, merchants, dancing, singing and crafts. The event is also held in October and May every year. Visitors can enter the farm through the Gatehouse Gift Shop, where shop manager, Katherine Rogers, will give a brief but informative orientation on the history of the farm. The shop has a variety of products, including jewelry, fruit preserves, museum reproductions and more. After picking up a map and paying a small admission fee…
Friday, October 7, 2011
Annual Awards for Community Service
Seventeen business and community leaders, ranging from auxiliary police officers to the McLean Project for the Arts, won Business and Community Awards given annually by the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce. "This is truly humbling," said Beth Chung, a well-known McLean environmentalist, who won the Green Innovation Award, in part for helping to create the new rain garden at Longfellow Middle School. Chung and the other winners received their awards Wednesday in a ceremony attended by more than 200 business and community leaders at the Pavilions at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm. Peggy Fox, a reporter for WUSA-TV, winner of the Outstanding Community Partner Award, said, "This is a community that cares about community. I love living in …