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Welcome to the

Olney Farmers & Artists Market!

Location:  2801 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd, at the corner of Prince Phillip Dr & Rte 108, Olney, MD

Day & Hours: YEAR-ROUND MARKET, every Sunday from 9 am to 1 pm

Main Market runs from Mother's Day to the first Sunday in November. Our pared-down market starts the next week, with our yearly Holiday Market usually scheduled for the first or second Sunday in December.

*** MARKET WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE ***
NOTICE -- DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE MARKET GROUNDS


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Don't forget to follow our
Market Blogprepared by Judith Newton. She provides great pictures, as well as fun (and informative) comments on each week's Market.

*** CHEF DEMO SCHEDULE ***
 
Aug 20 -- Tomato Tasting -- A variety of tomatoes will be gathered from our farmers, and will prepare them for tasting at the chef's tent. We'll have bread from Canela's, and possibly basil, olive oil, and cheese from our vendors to accompany the tomato tasting.

Aug 27 -- Cookbook Day (the following authors have confirmed their participation -- Susan Belsinger, Amy Riolo, and Nancy Baggett.

Sep 03 -- Jim & Mary Nupp (Everything Garlic), with Debbie Amster


Sep 10 -- HOT PEPPER EATING CONTEST

Sep 17 -- Sheilah Kaufman, Cookbook Author (cookingwithsheilah.com)

Sep 24 -- Susan Wallace, Sweetfreakz (re-scheduled from June 25)

Oct 01 -- Joan Nathan, author of King Solomon's Table

Oct 08 --
MEATBALL FESTIVAL (new event -- MD Comptroller General Peter Franchot tentatively scheduled to be a judge

Oct 15 -- Susan Deibert, National Press Club

Oct 22 -- Sheila Crye, Young Chefs Inc.

Oct 29 -- TBA

Nov 05 -- TBA

*** BE FIT TENT Schedule ***
 
Aug 20 -- No activity scheduled

Aug 27 -- TBA

Sep 03 -- TBA

Sep 10 -- Dr. April Lee, Chiropractor

Sep 17 -- Kelsey Zgieb, The Little of Olney

Sep 24 -- TBA

Oct 01 -- Trish Twiford, The Spring Yoga & Natural Health Center

Oct 08 -- The Well Space Holistic Health

Oct 15 -- Jackie Eisen

Oct 22 -- TBA

Oct 29 -- TBA

Nov 05 -- TBA

COMMUNITY TENTS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST
 
Aug 20 -- Meet your state reps -- Senator Zucker, Delegates Queen, Kaiser, and Luedtke
                Girl Scouts
               
Aug 27 -- Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra
                Rabbi Sarah from B'nai Shalom of Olney Early Childhood School
                Olney Theatre -- with information about their 2017-2018 season, which begins September 6 with "IN THE HEIGHTS"

*** GUEST MUSIC PERFORMERS -- The Red Castle Blues Band ***
 

Founded in 2011, the Red Castle Blues Band is a local Silver Spring/Bethesda, Maryland band that plays original blues, rock and country rock.   The band consists of two guitarists, a drummer, and a bassist. The group which is influenced by the Rolling Stones, Robert Johnson, and the classic sounds of the 1970's has performed throughout Virginia, Maryland and DC. 

 
Music starts at 10am!

*** MARKET NOTICES ***
 
Batter Up Patisserie will be at the Market.

Dangerously Delicious Pies will not be at the Market this week.

Heads-Up for Sunday, August 25 -- Shipwrecked Seafood with LIVE CRABS
 
Jewelers at the Market will be: 
 
Ellen Kalin -- Ellen Kalin Art
Jamie Agins -- Jamie Agins Art Glass
Lorianne Bartlett -- Pax Lorianna
Marti Andress -- Marta's Art2Crafts


 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

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