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There's always something interesting going on at Valley View Farms. All of our seminars and events are free unless otherwise noted, and there is no need to pre-register. Some schedule changes may occur; so please check back here or call the store closer to the posted date to confirm. We look forward to seeing you.

November
  • Winter Care of Bonsai

  • Saturday, November 1, 9:00 am

  • Now is the time to get indoor and outdoor trees ready for the winter. Martha will go over a schedule of what to do when.
  • The Great Pumpkin Seed Count

  • Saturday, November 1, 12:00 noon

  • Tom Tasselmyer joins us to break open and count all the seeds in the big pumpkin. How many seeds will he find? Was your guess right? Be here at noon to find out.
  • Paul DeRemigis Signing & Demonstration

  • November 2, 16, 23, 28 & 30, 12:00-8:00 pm

  • Local artist Paul DeRemigis will sign his regional prints and demonstrate his work. The subject matter of his prints include skip jacks, light houses, Ocean City, M & T Bank Stadium, Camden Yards, Memorial Stadium, Rehobeth Beach, and Fells Point to name a few. Come meet Paul and watch him turn your fondest area memories into beautiful life-like pictures.
  • Department 56 Holiday Event Weekend

  • November 15, 12:00 noon

  • Department 56 artist Scott Enter will be here to talk about the inspiration behind D56 village houses and accessories. He will sign any D56 piece purchased at Valley View Farms this year.
  • November 16, 7:00 am

  • Select pieces and display items will be available at discounted prices. First come, first served.
  • November 16, 12:00 noon

  • Our resident architect, builder and instructor, John Hessler, will be giving a live demonstration on how to build a Department 56 village of your very own.
  • Ornament Personalization

  • Every Sat & Sun beginning November 15, 10:00am-6:00pm

  • Our own in-house artist, Carey Wilkerson, will personalize any ornament you purchase at Valley View Farms for free! Carey will be here on the weekends to write the name of a friend, family member, or even a pet, to add that special touch to your ornament.
December
  • Bonsai- Winter Training

  • Saturday, December 6, 9:00 am

  • Martha will help you understand the hows, whys, and why nots of working on bonsai in the winter in our region. She will also discuss deciduous conifers
  • Instructor: Martha Meehan
  • Holiday Wreath Workshop

  • Sunday, December 7, 1:00 pm

  • Featured in Chesapeake Home & Living magazine and a regular instructor for many of our seminars, Pat Sherman will be here to instruct you on how to make an easy, yet beautiful wreath using a soft clamp frame. Cost of the class is $30.00 (includes Fraser greens and wreath frame). *Please bring your own pruners and gloves
  • Instructor: Pat Sherman
  • Paul DeRemigis Signing & Demonstration

  • December 7, 14, 22, 23, 24, 12:00-8:00 pm

  • Local artist Paul DeRemigis will sign his regional prints and demonstrate his work. The subject matter of his prints include skip jacks, light houses, Ocean City, M & T Bank Stadium, Camden Yards, Memorial Stadium, Rehobeth Beach, and Fells Point to name a few. Come meet Paul and watch him turn your fondest area memories into beautiful life-like pictures.
  • Ornament Personalization

  • Every Sat & Sun thru Christmas, 10:00am-6:00pm

  • Our own in-house artist, Carey Wilkerson, will personalize any ornament you purchase at Valley View Farms for free! Carey will be here on the weekends to write the name of a friend, family member, or even a pet, to add that special touch to your ornament.
  • WBAL Radio Live Broadcast

  • December 23 & 24, 5:00-9:00 am

  • WBAL radio's Dave Durian will be here broadcasting the morning show...LIVE. Join us for fun-filled activities, special guests, music, food, and more. Most importantly, all donations collected during the broadcast will benefit the WBAL Radio Kids Campaign.

Garden clubs and groups who would like to schedule a seminar here at Valley View Farms are welcome to meet at the store during open store hours. Please contact Carrie Engel to reserve the space and time for your meeting.

Additional questions about our seminar program should be directed to Carrie Engel. She can be reached by phone at the store (410) 527-0700 or by e-mail at carrie@valleyviewfarms.com.

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