66th Annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show
Mark your calendars for the upcoming 66th Annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show on September 9-11 at Catoctin High School in Thurmont. Bring the whole family for a wonderful time! Enjoy a Baked Goods Auction on Friday, September 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Grand and reserve champions will be auctioned at 8:00 p.m. Richard Troxell will be performing on Saturday, September 10, at 6:00 p.m. The event will feature food, exhibits, entertainment, games, livestock, auctions, and more! Admission and parking are free. View the advertisement on page 25 for more information. It’s the “Community’s” show!
Annual Thurmont Firemen’s Carnival
Guardian Hose Company’s Annual Firemen’s Carnival will be held June 20-25 at the carnival grounds. Enjoy nightly entertainment, rides, food, and more! The parade is back and will be held on Thursday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are available. View the advertisement on page 17 for more details.
Thurmont Lions Club’s 2022 Sandwich Sales
The Thurmont Lions Club is holding its popular sandwich sale at Bell Hill Farm on Rt. 15 in Thurmont on June 18, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (or until sold out). The popular sale features pit beef, pork, ham, and turkey sandwiches. View the advertisement on page 49 for more information and for future sale dates.
Thurmont United Methodist Church Events
Mark your calendars for Thurmont United Methodist Church’s upcoming open and free services and programs for the community: Vacation Bible School on July 18-22, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. (dinner is provided); save the date for the End of Summer Festival on August 6, from 2:00-6:00 p.m. (they are looking for vendors). View the advertisement on page 24 for more information on each of these events and Services offered.
Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market
The Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market will be held in Thurmont Community Park every Saturday, from through September 10, featuring fresh produce and fruit, local cheese and butter, locally raised beef and chicken, eggs, locally made sauces, and much more! Come out to one of the largest farmers markets in Frederick County! For more information, view the advertisement on page 17.
Wine & Money Bingo
Come out and play Wine & Money Bingo at the Thurmont Event Complex on Sunday, June 26. Doors open at 11:00 a.m., with games beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 per person. Must be 21 years of age or older. Bingo features 14 games of wine baskets, 6 games of $100, special games, halftime game, final game, tip jars, and more! Cash bar and kitchen available. Proceeds benefit the Thurmont Community Ambulance Company. View the advertisement on page 57 for information on how to purchase your tickets today!
Come out on Saturday, July 2, at 8:30 a.m., to 8528 Blacks Mill Road in Thurmont for a Public Auction. The auction is for Angela Ecker, wife of the late Steven Ecker; auctioneer is Martin’s Auction Service. Auction items include tractors, mechanical tools, hay, lawn and garden, antiques, household goods, and much more. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.
Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s Carnival
Mark your calendars now for Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s Carnival on May 31 through June 3 at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive in Thurmont. Come out one night or every night for nightly platters, live music, rides, games, raffles, and much more! Get your pre-sale ride tickets now. View advertisement on page 62 for more information and for how to get your tickets today.
Bingo — Every Friday Night
The Thurmont Community Ambulance hosts its Friday Night Bingo every Friday! Come out to the Thurmont Event Complex every Friday night to play bingo! Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m. Bingo also features tip jars, food, and a jackpot up to $1,500! Proceeds benefit Thurmont Community Ambulance. View the advertisement on page 19 for more details.
Mt. Tabor Church Park Upcoming Events
Mark your calendars for these not-to-be-missed upcoming events at Mt. Tabor Church Park in Rocky Ridge: June 11, 3:00-8:00 p.m.—Taylor Brown’s ELVIS; July 16, 3:00-8:00 p.m.—5.5 Men; August 13, 2:00-8:00 p.m.—Baby Show & Tall in the Saddle; and many more! View the advertisement on page 43 for more information.
Huge Yard Sale!
Graceham Moravian Church in Thurmont is holding a Yard Sale on Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4, from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Lots of items, including men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing in all sizes; books; housewares; jewelry; toys; baby items; linens; seasonal and decorative items; and much more! Items inside and outside, rain or shine. All proceeds benefit the 2022 Youth Mission Trip and Church Camp Fund. View the advertisement on page 38 for more information.
Bag & Cash Bingo
Support the Vigilant Hose Company Auxiliary in a fun way during its Bag & Cash Bingo on Saturday, July 23, at $25.00 per ticket. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and games begin at 6:45 p.m. Ticket includes nine cards for each bingo game, except for the 50/50 game. Prizes include designer handbags by Michael Kors, Coach, and Vera Bradley, and of course, cash! Additional bingo cards, food, beer, and wine will be sold. For tickets, call Emily at 301-305-8926, Jen at 717-398-5699, or Jo Ann at 240-367-0715. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.
Harriet Chapel’s Upcoming Events
Harriet Chapel in Thurmont is holding two not-to-be-missed upcoming events: Giant Yard Sale on Saturday, June 4, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., featuring great items at great prices; Mini Retreat on June 18, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., presented by Rev. Tim Grayson ($10.00 includes coffee breaks and lunch). View the advertisement on page 11 for more information and for Services provided.
Emmitsburg Community Pool Parties
Mark your calendar for Emmitsburg’s community pool parties on June 17, July 15, and August 12, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Refreshments and DJ entertainment will be provided. You won’t want to miss the fun! View the advertisement on page 3 for contact information.
St. Anthony’s Shrine Bingo
Enjoy good food and lots of fun at St. Anthony’s Shrine’s Bingo on Saturday, June 11, at St. Anthony’s Shrine Upper Hall on St. Anthony Road in Emmitsburg. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with games starting at 6:30 p.m. Bingo features tip jars, raffles, food and baked goods for sale, and more! View the advertisement on page 56 for more information.
Catoctin View Church — Noah’s Ark Summer Day Camps
Your child will gain a positive life experience at Noah’s Ark Summer Day Camps at Catoctin View Church of Seventh-Day Adventists in Thurmont on July 4-29 (four weeks), from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., for children ages 5 to 13. The cost is $50.00 per child (free registration). Fun field trips will be held all day on Fridays. On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, your child will head to Northside Park Pool or Cunningham Falls State Park. There will be rotations of math and English, arts and crafts, outdoor education, games, computer graphics, and much more! View the advertisement on page 30 for more details and for information on how to register your child today!
Election Judges Needed for 2022 Emmitsburg Election
The Emmitsburg Mayor and Board of Commissioners are seeking persons to serve as election judges for the September 27 town election. Judges must be registered and qualified voters in Emmitsburg and cannot hold or be a candidate for any other Emmitsburg public office. View the advertisement on page 34 for information on how to apply.
Let’s Play Outside — Frederick County Parks & Rec Summer Camps
Frederick County Parks & Recreation is offering Summer Camps at Thurmont Rec Center (Cartooning, Cheer & Tumbling, Gymnastics, Basketball, and Sports N’ More) and Emmitsburg Community Center (Sports & Swim), as well as many other locations—over 260 camps. Enrollment is open! View the advertisement on page 51 for information on how to register.
Wolfe Agricultural Auctions
Come out for the 4th of July Horse Auction on Saturday, July 2, at Wolfe Agricultural Auctions in Thurmont. The Tack Auction is at 3:00 p.m. Saddles Sale is at 5:30 p.m., and the Horst Sale is at 6:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss the high-quality consignments! View the advertisement on page 51 for more information.
Apples UCC Christmas in July
Apples UCC in Thurmont is hosting a fun concert of Christmas Joy (and surprises) on Saturday, July 30, at at time T.B.D. (to be decided). Enjoy a special guest appearance by Richard Troxell. All proceeds support the Thurmont Ministerium. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.
Benefit Bingo for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
A Benefit Bingo will be hold for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Saturday, July 23, at Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department on Hessong Bridge Road in Thurmont. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with games beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. Includes a 6-pack of cards for 18 games and 4 specials. View the advertisement on page 21 for information on how to purchase your tickets today!
Bible School at First Baptist Church
Get ready for a howlin’ good time at Bible School at First Baptist Church in Thurmont on July 17-21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. (rain or shine). Meet new friends, have amazing experiments, play creative games, and much more! View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.
Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day Parade
The Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day Parade will be held on Saturday, June 25, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Participants need to register by June 24 online at www.emmitsburgevents.com or email Michael Hartagon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants meet at 4:30 p.m. for parade lineup on Mountain View Road. View the advertisement on page 47 for more information.
Fort Ritchie’s Cruisin’ The Fort
The Fort Ritchie Community Center is holding its Ritchie Revival Summer Celebration Cruisin’ The Fort on Sunday, June 26, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. Registration is $5.00 per vehicle. Dash plaques given to the first 100 registered. All vehicles welcome; no judging. Event also features raffles, food, and 50/50 drawing. Event is sponsored by Sanders Market. View the advertisement on page 51 for more information.
Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day Craft Show — Crafters Wanted
Would you like to be a vendor at the Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day? Crafters are wanted; registration needs to be in by June 17 online at www.emmitsburgevents.com (print application form) or email Jennifer Joy at email@example.com. There is a $35.00 refunded registration fee. View the advertisement on page 47 for more information.
Save the Date — CHS Class of 1972 50th Reunion
Catoctin High School Class of 1972: Save the date for 50th Reunion on October 1 at Thurmont AMVETS. View the advertisement on page 26 for contact information.
UPDATE: The Vigilant Hose Company’s Spring Fling has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 1. All tickets purchased are valid. Originally, this was a virtual event but will become an in-person event in October. Event details will be available soon and posted on Facebook.
Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day
Mark your calendars because you don’t want to miss the Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day event on Saturday, June 25, at E. Eugene Myers Memorial Park in Emmitsburg. This fun-for-the-whole-family event features a yard sale, bake sale, food trucks, music, kickball, Lion’s family field games, rides, craft show, bingo, beer garden, pool, fireworks, and so much more! View the advertisement on page 31 for more information.
Tyrian Masonic Lodge’s 8th Charity Golf Tournament
The Tyrian Masonic Lodge 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament is being held on Saturday, July 9, at the Cedar Ridge Golf Course in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Shotgun start will be at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $65.00/per person; $240.00/foursome. Lunch and refreshments included. View the advertisement on page 30 for contact information.
Western Maryland Reptile Show
You won’t want to miss the Western Maryland Reptile Show on Saturday, July 16, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at the Frederick Fair Grounds at 797 E. Patrick Street in Frederick, featuring a wide variety of animals, plus a full line of supplies, books, and T-shirts. All animals are in a healthy environment. View the advertisement on page 35 for ticket information.
Vendors Needed — National Night Out 2022
Vendors are needed for Emmitsburg’s National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at E. Eugene Myers Community Park. Space is free with a $25.00 refundable reservation fee. To apply for a 10×10 space, visit www.emmitsburgmd.gov. Deadline is July 22 by 4:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 39 for more details.