Join us for an evening of Southern Maryland hospitality at the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum’s annual fundraising event, Affair at Point Farm,”An Evening under the Harvest Moon.” The public is invited to attend the event held on Saturday, September 12 from 6:00 to 9:30 PM in the Pavilion at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM). Guests, including members of the community, business leaders, and local elected officials, will enjoy a festive evening of lively music, dancing, an open bar, a mouth-watering small plate tapas dinner, Southern Maryland hospitality and breathtaking views of the Patuxent River!
Live and silent auctions featuring sports tickets and sports memorabilia, beautiful jewelry, romantic getaways, a fishing excursion and sightseeing trip by air, as well as a variety of specialty baskets will all be up for auction. Some special auction items include: two tickets and a parking pass for 6 days (practice round, Pro-Am, and 4 tournament rounds) of the 2016 Quicken Loans National PGA Tournament at the Congressional Country Club; a week at a vacation house in Calabash NC; three days in a 3-bedroom home near Shenandoah; a boat cruise on the Chesapeake Bay followed by crabs; and an Elvis impersonator gig! Guests will be able to purchase a ticket for a 50/50 raffle that will benefit the education programs at JPPM.
Money raised at this event will help support the educational programs at JPPM, including summer camps and workshops, the Indian Village, and special family events such as Children’s Day on the Farm, the 1812 Fair and Reenactment, Discovering Archaeology Day, and American Indian Heritage Day.
The “Affair at Point Farm” corporate and private sponsors include; Pepco, Bob Hall Budweiser, Dominion Cove Point LNG, SMECO, M&T Bank, Mrs. Marianne Harms, Exelon, PNC Bank, Community Bank of the Chesapeake, College of Southern Maryland, Cumberland and Erly Attorneys at Law, Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center and Marina, Jenkins Law Firm, Medart Gallery, Morgan Stanley, Pathway Investment Group, Quality Built Homes, Remax Realty, Drs. Richard and Jean Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Thompson, Friends of Tony O’Donnell, Calvert County Republican Central Committee, A & W Insurance Services, Boyd King Electronics, Booth and Associates, Beach Baby Pottery and Calvert Beacon.
Corporate sponsorships and auction items still are being accepted. Tickets are available for $75 per person. To donate auction items, become an event sponsor or purchase tickets, contact Carol Frederick at (410) 586-8515, or visit our website at www.friendsofjppm.org
The Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to support Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River and the St. Leonard Creek in St. Leonard, Calvert County, Maryland.