This Week in the Pines – Happy Thanksgiving!

 

We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend – from the Ocean Pines Association!
 

THIS WEEK EVENTS

Photo by Leisa Stellman of the South Pond at sunset.

WEDNESDAY 11/26
Yacht Club open for dinner @ 4pm – HH Specisl 4-7PM
Ginger Duo – The Cove 5:30-9:30PM
THURSDAY 11/27
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Yacht Club Walk-In Buffet downstairs  2-6pm, bar open.
Happy Hour 4-7pm at the Cove
FRIDAY 11/28
Kaleb Brown – The Cove 5:30-9:30pm
HH Specials 4-7 pm at the Cove
SATURDAY 11/29
Farmers Market @ WHP 8am-1pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony 6:30pm WHP
Happy Hour 4-7pm the Cove
Ginger Duo – The Cove 5:30-9:30
SUNDAY 11/30
Brunch @ The Cove 9am-1pm
Happy Hour 4-7 the Cove
Pickleball Drop-In 1:30-4:30 pm Comm Center
Pickleball Clinic 4:30-5:30pm Comm Center

Ocean Pines Aquatics! 
Winter Activity Guide is In!
Stop by the Sports Core Pool and register for classes or get info on events.  
Book a Pool Party
$6 Swimmers / $3 Non- Swimmers

New Winter programs, swim classes, and special events in the Winter ACTIVITY GUIDE!
view now               Visit our website calendars for info too!

 
Sports Core Indoor Pool – Open Year Round!
Open Mon-Sat from 10am-9pm,  Sundays 10am – 6pm
The Ocean Pines Aquatics Team has been given two families in need from Worcester County G.O.L.D.  If you would like to donate to one of these local families, please stop by the Sports Core Pool during operating hours to pick up an angel from our tree.  Up through Dec. 15th!
  

DIVE IN MOVIES
 
 
Frozen
December 6th 
Meet and Greet 5-6PM / Movie @ 6PM
(must pre-register)
Come meet Anna and Elsa from 5-6PM and then stay for our dive-in movie. Float on our rafts, enjoy popcorn and watch “Frozen”on our blow-up screen.
call 410-641-5255
 
 
NOW YOU CAN REGISTER AT THE POOL! 
  Winter Swim Memberships available.
  410-641-5255 – pool /  410-641-7052 to register or 
email rec@oceanpines.org / Open to the Public
  All Welcome! Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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 Saturday Farmers Market in White Horse Park !

8am -1pm Year-Round…..New Vendors Weekly. ;

VENDOR NEWS

HOLIDAY WREATHS

 Saturday, November 29th beautiful holiday wreaths from Hasting Farms are back at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market for another wonderful Christmas season.  The Hasting’s use fresh naturally grown greens harvested from the woodlands of their Worcester County Farm to hand made holiday wreaths.  It’s the most wonderful time of year at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market!

BLANKET DRIVE
November 29th
Join your Ocean Pines Farmers Market and Holy Trinity Cathedral as we hold a Blankets of Warmth Blanket Drive on Saturday, November 29th.  Donated blankets will be given to the lonely, needy, elderly and children needing warmth this winter.  Now is a great time to clean out the linen closet and extend a helping hand to the community.  Blankets can also be dropped off in advance of the collection date at the Market’s Information Booth, just inside the market entrance

 

 

  KIDS MARKET ZONE
 November 29th
We’ve had so much fun in the Kids Market Zone this fall!  For the winter we will be taking a short break.  Look for the return of Ms. Vicki and the Crafting Crew from Holy Trinity Cathedral this spring with more Kids Zone Fun!

HOLIDAY GREENERY
This Christmas Season Longridge Garden’s market boutique will be brimming with inviting holiday greenery.  Terry will have everything you need to bring the sights and smells of Christmas into your home.

KNITTED BABY BLANKETS
The ladies of Stag Run Farm have been making hand knit baby blankets with hand crocheted edges. These sweet blankets are perfect for snuggling little ones close and keeping them cozy! What a fantastic holiday gift for an expecting mom, or a beautiful gift to keep for yourself! Start your holiday shopping at the Farmers Market.

FRESH AT  MARKET

PRODUCE
Green Beans, Radishes, Green Tomatoes, Hot House Tomatoes, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Spaghetti Squash, Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Hayman White Sweet Potatoes, Red Beets, Turnips, Parsnips, Rutabaga, Carrots, Storage Onions, Garlic, Hydroponic Lettuces, Kale, Cooking Greens, Apples and Pears.

MEATS
Beef – Ground beef, Beef Patties, Delmonico or Rib eye steaks, Minute or chip Steaks, T-Bone & Porterhouse steaks, Beef Brisket, Sirloin steaks, Stew meat, New York Strip, Beef bones, Beef Ribs, Beef Liver, Chuck & Arm Roasts, Eye round roast, Top, Bottom Rd, London broil roasts. Pork – Shoulder Roasts, Picnic roast, Bacon, Chops, Boneless chops, Canadian bacon, Loose Sausage (regular, maple), All Link, Pattie & Rope Sausage, Smoked Ham slices, Scrapple, Ribs, Baby Backs, Boston Butt, Ground Pork. Specialty Sausages; Smoked & Fresh Kielbasa, Hot Italian, Chorizo, Chesapeake. Poultry – Chicken; Whole birds, Boneless, Skinless Breasts, Leg Quarters. Thanksgiving Turkey (by special order)

 

DAIRY  & BREADS
Chesapeake Bay Farms Milk, Butter, Cheese and Ice Cream
Whole Wheat with flax seed, Raisin, Cinnamon Raisin, Spinach, Feta, Tomato Basil, Kalamata Olive, Cheesy Onion, Pepperoni and Jalapeno, Rosemary Garlic Challah. AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREADS Vanilla, Chocolate, Vanilla and Chocolate Swirl, Apple, Strawberry, Peach, Raspberry Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Banana, Banana, Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Strawberry and Raspberry.  (Some flavors available seasonally)

 

COFFEE AND TEAS
Black Teas (contains caffeine), White/Green teas (low caffeine), Herbal Teas (caffeine free) Blended Teas – Autumn Glow, Alice in Wonderland, Candy Apple, Celtic Cream,  Chamomile Dawn, Clean Green, Dark Chocolate Chai, Earl Grey Symphony, Egyptian Lime Hibiscus, Elderberry Apricot, Exotic Black, Ginger Anjou Pear, Ginger-Lime Rooibos, Ginger Peach, Jasmine Lavender,  No-Caf Red Chai, Passion Fruit Green, Pumpkin Spice, Traditional Masala Chai, Raspberry Sangria, Valerian Sunset, White Peach Sangria

Organic Matcha – Superior Grade Matcha, Matcha Chai Raw Cocoa Mix (Vegan) – Pure & Simple Raw Cocoa Mix, Double Chocolate Raw Cocoa Mix, Ready-to-Brew Iced Teas – Apricot Honeybush, Blood Orange, Classic Black, Passion Fruit Green, Ginger Peach, Raspberry Sangria, White Peach Sangria

 

 SPECIAL MARKETS
Holiday Home Market

On November 29th, begin your holiday decorating with our artisan craftsman, merchants and farmers.  The market will be filled with fresh greens, wreaths, swags and garlands to deck the halls.   Turn those Turkey day leftovers into something fresh with the addition of the season’s best produce.  And, begin you holiday gift shopping with our local vendors.  We’re your farmers market for the holiday season!

 

MARKET MUSIC  Uke of Earl with Charlie Flagiello

 OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm
White Horse Park!  Open to the public!  New Vendors welcome!

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   CANADIAN ROCKIES             NORMANDY/PARIS
Currently offering these trips through Collette Vacations.


Normandy & Paris Vacations 
April 16-25, 2015 
Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park 
September 4-10, 2015

Please contact Debbie Donahue(410) 641-7052 for more information on these exciting trips!  We have already had two successful trips through Collette Vac.

PLAY OCEAN PINES GOLF!  $30 all day any day —–18 holes w/cart

Stop at the Tern Grill for Football Sunday Game Food and Drink Specials!

WINGS AND FOOTBALL GAMES AT THE TERN GRILLE!

Tern Grille – Cold Drinks, Lite Fare, Fresh Food, and Snacks!

FOR INFO AND TEE TIMES 410-641-6057 call for group & guest rates.

www.oceanpinesgolf.org
CHECK OUT OUR NEW GOLF WEBSITE! Like us on Facebook

 
Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex Happenings! 
NEW CLUBHOUSE HOURS!
Mon, Tues and Wed from 9-12 / 410-641-7228
PLATFORM TENNIS
Free Platform Tennis Clinics  Saturdays
@ 12Noon @ Manklin Meadows
Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!
Annual Membership start at $150  

 

PICKLEBALL

NEW! PICKLEBALL WEBSITE

No Pickleball on Thanksgiving!

 Garnet Valley Gherkins – “Over the Hill” Pickleball Tournament (exclusively for players 70 and older)Marion is playing in this (of course), and is looking for others interested in carpooling.
Tournament Details

Thursday, January 22nd   
Time: Sign in 9:30 AM; Tournament 10:00 AM to Noon.

Place: Brandywine Youth Club (BYC), Glen Mills PA

Age Requirement: 70 years old , Registration Fee: $4.00.
Format: partner NOT needed. Round Robin format. Play three games to 11 against 3 different opponents. Eight highest point scores qualify for finals.

Medals: First, Second, Third & Runner up. (Eight awards In all)

Registration: Maximum number of players is 28. First-Come, First-Served.
To reserve your place contact: Alan@alankutner.com
or
 Phone: 610-449-3643.   Deadline  January 14th

 

TENNIS

     

Information about Activities, Racquet Sport Memberships and Facilities
View Rates / Sport and Facility Information
410-641-7717 / 41-641-7052  rec@oceanpines.org

4th Annual A Hometown Christmas
Saturday, November 29th 6:30 PM
The tradition continues…. Join us as we welcome the holiday season by lighting up trees decorated by local businesses, community clubs and neighborhoods. Enjoy a hot cup of cider as you admire the beautiful tree decorations, listen to local choir groups and welcome Santa Claus into town.  Businesses, clubs, family and individuals are encouraged to sponsor a tree and help light up the park. For more information click HERE.  PHOTO GALLERY

Most Lights

Light Up the Pines Contest!
House or Business Decorating Contest.

Send in your address to be in the
judging deadline:  Dec. 12

email info@oceanpines.org 

December Calendar!  

Ocean Pines Yacht Club / The Cove Restaurant
OPEN WEDNESDAY @ 4PM THIS WEEK ONLY
OPEN FOR LUNCH and DINNER THURS – SUN 11am-Close
SUN BRUNCH 9am-1pm
Ocean Pines Yacht Club
Ocean Pines Yacht Club
NEW MENU
DINE UPSTAIRS!  WHAT A VIEW!
Sunday Brunch Buffet 2nd Floor Dining, 9am – 1pm
 $15 / $7.50 age 6-12 /5 & less free
THIS WEEKEND SPECIALS

 
SPECIALS
Turkey Slammer: Roasted turkey, Homemade Stuffing, Cranberry sauce and Crispy Onions Grilled Baguette $9

Shrimp and Grits: Blackened shrimp over creamy cheese grits and a grilled scallion broth   $15

Oven roasted turkey, fresh vegetables, and homemade Gravy topped with cheddar garlic biscuit $12

Please join us for our Walk-In Thanksgiving Buffet Downstairs at the Cove Restaurant at the Yacht Club.
November 27th – Thursday from 2pm-6pm

Sorry Upstairs Buffet Seatings are Sold Out.
$21 (adults 13 and up) $10 (ages 4-12)  3 and under Free

 

 Live Music THIS Weekend  

 

 November 26th Ginger Duo 5:30-9:30  
special opening, special menu, bar open. 
 
November 28th Kaleb Brown  5:30-9:30  
November 29th Ginger Duo  5:30-9:30
December 5th Dog & Butterfly 
December 6th Kevin Poole 
FRIDAY LATE NIGHT FARE MENU
Late Night Menu
 

Join us for a Holiday Tradition at The Ocean Pines Yacht Club, as the Pointe Youth Dance Theatre presents…

 

Excerpts From The Nutcracker

Sunday, Dec 7th 1pm & 4pm

You’re invited to be filled with decadent sweets and scrumptious treats as the Sugar Plum Fairies “Land of the Sweets” comes to life! Dress in your Sunday best as you experience all the holiday has to offer, with desserts, hot chocolate and tea and a performance you will surely want to see. You will also meet and greet the cast of the performance and have your picture taken with your favorite character!

Ocean Pines Yacht Club
Performance Times
Sunday, December 7th at
1:00pm and 4:00pm
$20 for adults and children ages 4 and up.

 

For ticket information please contact christywindon@hotmail.com

 
Sunday, Dec 7th Paint Nite 7pm, RSVP at YC.

December 12th Kaleb Brown, December 13th Kevin Poole 
December 20th Kevin Poole 530-930
 


    Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
With Special Guest:
 Jimmy Charles
December 23, 2014
   Community Christmas / Ugly Sweater Party

Jimmy Charles Christmas Concert

Cheer starts at 4pm w/ Food and Happy Hour Specials.
Concert is from 6-10pm

December 26th Kaleb Brown 530-930
December 27th Ginger Duo  530-930
DEC 31st – New Year’s Party!   RSVP NOW
VIEW INFO ON NYE PARTY

 

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Ocean Pines Recreation and Aquatics
Winter Activity Guide is Here!
Upcoming Events:


BUS TRIP TO SEE Burglar’s Holiday
Thursday, Dec 18th @ the Rainbow Dinner Theatre
Two of the worst burglars ever try to exploit a young couple’s holiday vacation plans by stealing everything in their home.  Crime Loses and Christmas wins in the lovely loony comedy.  $85 per person includes lunch.

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 Community Center is open Daily for sign-ups.

 

     COMMUNITY EVENTS

       

 

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Decorate the Pines

Monday, December 1     9:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Join the Ocean Pines Garden Club in decorating the Pines for the holidays!  Bring greens, clippers and wiring to make swags and wreaths for the entrances of Ocean Pines neighborhoods.  A chili lunch will be served. All welcome! 410-456-3990

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Kiwanis Club “100 Coats Drive”

Wednesday, December 3     7:30-9:30 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Help the Kiwanis Club of Greater OP-OC meet a challenge from the Greater Millsboro Kiwanis Club to collect 100 coats for those in need.  Kiwanis members and the general public are encouraged to bring new or gently used clean coats for children and adults to the Kiwanis meeting on December 3 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am.  The coats will be given to Worcester County G.O.L.D.  for distribution immediately following the meeting.

 

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Concert

Sunday, December 7     3:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Community Church at Ocean Pines

$45  for adults / free for ages 18 and under with a reservation

This holiday concert, entitled “Holiday Joy,” will feature orchestral and vocal music including traditional seasonal favorites.  Vocalists from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, including soprano Esther Jane Hardenbergh, will perform.  Selections will include “White Christmas” and “Silent Night” in additional to orchestral interludes such as “Sleigh Ride,” “Nutcracker Suite”  and Handel’s “Messiah.”  The concert with also feature an audience sing-along.  For tickets or more information, call 1-888-846-8600 or visit www.midatlanticsymphony.org.
Delmarva Chorus Annual Christmas/Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 13     7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Free

Join the Delmarva Chorus for an evening of holiday music and song at this annual celebration.  Cookies and beverages will be served.  Admission is free.

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Ocean Pines Players – “Another Night Before Christmas”

Friday & Saturday, December 12 & 13

Doors open 5:30 pm / Curtain 7:00 pm

Sunday, December 14     Doors open 2:30 pm / Curtain 4:00 pm

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Life Center

10301 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City

$25 per person

Enjoy this performance of “Another Night Before Christmas” by the Ocean Pines Players.  Ticket price includes show, full dinner, wine and pre-show entertainment.  Call 410-600-0462 for reservations.  Profits benefit higher education scholarships for local students.

 

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Star Charities Beef & Beer Fundraiser

Friday, January 9    5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

$26 per person

410-641-7667

 

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