Colonial farm life

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Trips: road trips, regional events

October 16, 2003|By Julia Furlong

If you want a refreshing view of autumn, stop by the 18th Century Market Fair at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn how to hook a rug or turn wood on the carpenter's lathe. No one will go hungry with all of the meat pies, roasted chicken, cheese, sausage, tarts, lemonade, beer, wine and fish house punch you could ask for.

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run is at 6310 Georgetown Pike in McLean, Va. Admission is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children 3-15 and senior citizens. Visit on the Web at www.1771.org or call 703-442-7557.

Crystal Gayle

Country singer Crystal Gayle is making a rare Eastern Shore appearance at Sailwinds Park on the Choptank River in Cambridge on Saturday. The show starts at 7:45 p.m. Country singer Ronnie Dove opens.

Sailwinds Park is at 200 Byrn St. in Cambridge. Tickets are $45 per person, and free parking is available. For information and tickets, call 410-228-7245.

Wildlife in Chestertown

Chestertown will be busy tomorrow and Saturday with the Chestertown Wildlife Exhibition and Sale. Come tomorrow from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stroll the historic district while perusing the crafts of more than 60 carvers, artists and craftsmen. There will also be plenty of music, food and drink.

Admission is $5 for adults, 12 and under admitted free. The Chestertown Wildlife Exhibition and Sale will be held in downtown Chestertown. Call 410-778-0416 or visit on the web at www.kentcounty.com.

Carrot Top

Carrot Top is bringing his high-octane hilarity to the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $24 to $34.

The Weinberg Center is at 20 W. Patrick St. in downtown Frederick. Call the box office at 301-228-2828 to charge tickets 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. You may also charge tickets at www.weinbergcenter.org or www.tickets.com.

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