Second Annual Community Tribute of the 20th Recognition of September 11, 2001
Come out to Thurmont Memorial Park on Main Street on September 11 at 6:00 p.m. for the Second Annual Community Tribute of the 20th Recognition of September 11, 2001. Bring your lawn chair. Enjoy music by the Gateway Brass Ensemble, with the Pledge of Allegiance by The Daughters of the American Revolution. Event is hosted by the Thurmont Lions Club. View the advertisement on page 9 for more information.
Free Family Fun Night at Tom’s Creek UMC’s Promised Land
Mark your calendars for the Tom’s Creek UMC Free Family Fun Night on Saturday, September 11, at 5:30 p.m. at The Promised Land, 10918 Taneytown Pike in Emmitsburg. Please join in for a fun-filled evening, enjoying dinner, activities, double-feature drive-in movies (starting at 7:30 p.m.), and much more. All are welcome, so please bring family, friends, and neighbors. Check the website for more information at www.tomscreekumc.com and view the advertisement on page 22.
Thurmont Lions Club’s 2021 Sandwich Sales
The Thurmont Lions Club is holding its popular sandwich sale at Bell Hill Farm on Rt. 15 in Thurmont on September 4 and 18. The popular sale features pit beef, pork, ham, and turkey sandwiches. View the advertisement on page 12 for more information.
45th Sabillasville Mountain Festival & Car Show
Mark your calendars for the 45th Annual Sabillasville Mountain Festival & Car Show on the weekend of October 9-10 at the Sabillasville Elementary School on Sabillasville Road. Admission is free! Come enjoy local vendors, demonstrations, food trucks, music, and much more! The Car Show will be held on Sunday, October 10. View the advertisement on page 6 for more information.
Gateway to the Cure Covered Bridge 5K
Register today for Thurmont’s Gateway to the Cure Covered Bridge 5K on October 24 at Eyler Road Park in Thurmont! The run/walk starts at 8:30 a.m. There are two ways to register (cost is $35.00): www.runsignup.com or call the Town Office at 301-271-7313. Pre-register and get a T-shirt! View the advertisement on page 21 for more details.
Emmitsburg Election Day
The Town of Emmitsburg’s Election Day is on Tuesday, September 28, from 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Old Town Office on East Main Street. There are two commissioner seats up for election. The write-in deadline is September 21 at noon. View the advertisement on page 10 for more information.
Concert on the Hill at Tom’s Creek UMC’s Promised Land
Don’t miss this free concert on the hill and free meal on Saturday, September 18, for wonderful music and good food at The Promised Land, 10918 Taneytown Pike in Emmitsburg. The meal is at 5:00 p.m. and the concert at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome, so please bring family, friends, and neighbors. Check the website for more information at www.tomscreekumc.com and view the advertisement on page 22.
Reserve your tickets today for Bingo Bash on September 25 at the Vigilant Hose Company’s Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg! Doors will open at 4:00 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bingo features 22 games, 3 jackpots, and a dinner platter meal. View the advertisement on page 23 to reserve your tickets today!
Tom’s Creek UMC Hosts Drive-thru BBQ
Come and enjoy a delicious BBQ feast at the Promised Land at 10918 Taneytown Pike in Emmitsburg, from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., on November 6. Sandwiches, bowls, sides, and desserts will be provided. Pre-ordering will be available. The website will be updated soon with more information, so please check it out at www.tomscreekumc.com. View the advertisement on page 22 for more information.
40th Annual Fairfield Pippinfest
Pippinfest will celebrate its 40th annual festival on September 25-26. The event is held from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. each day in historic Fairfield, Pennsylvania. Planned events include the popular Saturday yard sales and Sunday with music, street entertainment, apple dessert contest, and Cruise-In Car Show & Swap Meet. Both days will feature craft and food vendors, quilt show, self-guided walking tours, pony rides. View the advertisement on page 21 for more information and contact information if you are interested in becoming a Pippinfest vendor.
Events at Thurmont United Methodist Church
In addition to Sunday church services and fellowship, the Thurmont United Methodist Church at 13880 Long Road in Thurmont will host several events in September. The Clothes Closet Fundraiser will be held September 3, from 5:00-8:00 p.m., at the Roy Rogers in Thurmont. The End of Season Clothing Giveaway will be on September 11, from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The Millers Concert will be held on September 19 at 6:00 p.m. and will feature great music for your listening pleasure. All events and services at Thurmont UMC are free and open to the community. Visit www.thurmontchurch.com, call 301-271-4511, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. View the advertisement on page 56 for more details.
Coach Bag & Money Bingo
Enjoy a day of bingo at the Coach Bag & Money Bingo on September 12 at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive in Thurmont. Doors open at 11:00 a.m., with games beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 each and include 14 games of Coach bingo, 12 games of $100, a half-time game; and a final game. Bingo features tip jars, 50/50, and door prizes. Cash bar and food available. Benefits Thurmont Community Ambulance Company. View the advertisement on page 13 for more information.
2021 Maryland Iron Festival at Catoctin Furnace
The 2021 Maryland Iron Festival on Catoctin Furnace Road in Thurmont will be held on September 18-19, featuring blacksmithing, music, crafts, food, beer and wine, and much more! View the advertisement on page 2 for more information.
Bingo — Every Friday Night
Come out to the Thurmont Event Complex every Friday night to play bingo! Doors will 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 8 for more information.
Thurmont Event Complex Presents KIX
Get your tickets today to see KIX perform on Saturday, September 4, at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive at 10:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., with opening act, Ever Rise, from 8:00-10:00 p.m. Food and cash bar will be available, as well as tip jars, 50/50, door prizes, and more! View the advertisement on page 20 for more details and for how to purchase your tickets today!
Emmitsburg Lions Club’s Chicken BBQ Dinners
The Emmitsburg Lions Club is holding its popular Chicken BBQ Dinners event on Saturday, September 18, from 11:00 a.m. until sold out, at their new location at the Vigilant Hose Company Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. View the advertisement on page 2.
Catoctin Area FFA Alumni Youth Livestock Show & Sale
Come out on September 10 through September 12 to The Eyler Stables in Thurmont for the Catoctin Area FFA Alumni Youth Livestock Show & Sale. Enjoy food from Glamour View Creamery and other food trucks! View the advertisement on page 25 for event times.
Frederick Co. Parks & Recreation Fall Family Fun
Look for some fun family events in September and October, hosted by Frederick County Parks & Recreation, including a Family Campfire at Fountain Rock Park on September 11 and September 25, as well as October 23; History Trick-or-Treat at Rose Hill Manor Park on October 16, 23, and 30; a Trick-or-Treat Drive-Thru at Utica Park on October 29. Advance registration is required for events; space is limited. Register today at www.recreater.com. View the advertisement on page 12 for more information.
Car Show at Thurmont Event Complex
Come out for a great time to the Car Show at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive in Thurmont on September 18, from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Registration fee is $15.00 (includes one meal; additional meals are $10.00). Dash Plaques to the first 100 registered! Event features music by DJ by Joe Brown, door prizes, games, 50/50, and much more! Vendors wanted! View the advertisement on page 12 for more information.
Indian Lookout Conservation Club Shotgun Shoots
Indian Lookout Conservation Club in Emmitsburg is holding its Shotgun Shoots (12 gauge and 410) on September 12 and 26, as well as October 10 and 24 and November 7. Registration starts at noon, with shoots starting at 1:00 p.m. Masks and social distancing will be required. View the advertisement on page 7.
Driving for a Cure
Support a great cause at the Driving for a Cure at Flatbush Golf Course in Littlestown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, September 11, with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Proceeds benefit Penn State Cancer Institute. Entry forms available at www.flatbushgolfcourse.com. View the advertisement on page 7 for more details about the event, plus a $5.00 off coupon for 18 holes with a cart!
Slippery Pot Pie Take-Out
Lewistown United Methodist Church in Thurmont is hosting its famous Slippery Pot Pie Take-out! Advance orders only by Wednesday, October 27. Pickup will be on Saturday, November 6, from noon-6:00 p.m., where you can visit the baked goods table. View the advertisement on page 23 for how to place your orders today!
GHC Hosts Cruise In Car Show with Brickyard Road and Sauced Savage BBQ
Cruise In on Saturday, September 11, from 11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., for a fun day to support your local Thurmont Guardian Hose Fire Company at the GHC Carnival Grounds at 123 E. Main Street in Thurmont. Enjoy music from Kenny and Christ from Poverty Ridge and Brickyard Road! The Sauced Savage BBQ Food Truck will be on-site, and a beer garden will be hosted by Guardian Hose Company volunteers with beer available for purchase. Please do not bring your own alcohol in to this event. Admission to the beer garden requires proof of legal drinking age. This is a free event for all ages! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.
Mount Tabor Church’s Festival
Mount Tabor Church’s Festival will be held on September 25, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., at Mount Tabor Church Park in Rocky Ridge. Enjoy music by Pick up Band and all the delicious home-cooked food you’ve grown to love! Cash only. View the advertisement on page 7 for more details.
Fort Ritchie Speaker Series
Come out for Fort Ritchie Community Center’s Speaker Series: Secrets of the Ritchie Boys on October 1 at 6:00 p.m. Event features Author Beverley Driver Eddy. View the advertisement on page 6 for more information.
Famous Country Ham Sandwich Sale
The Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company is holding its famous Country Ham Sandwich Sale on Friday, September 17, from 4:00-7:00 p.m., at the Rocky Ridge Activities Building on Motters Station Road in Rocky Ridge. Sandwiches are freshly made, individually wrapped, and only $5.00 each! View the advertisement on page 21 for more information.
2021 Wolfe Auctions Sales
At The Eyler Stables in Thurmont, Wolfe Agricultural Auctions is holding a Livestock Sale on September 3, the Catoctin Area Youth Livestock Show & Sale on September 10 and 11, a Horse Sale on September 17 and 18, and a Frederick Fair Livestock Sale on September 26. View the advertisement on page 19 for more information.
Support Thurmont Resident’s Fight Against ALS
Support Thurmont resident, Shannon Baumgardner, in her fight against ALS (Lou Gherig’s disease) at Kountry Kitchen in Thurmont on Saturday, October 23, from 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. The family will be raffling off items donated by local businesses and 25 percent of restaurant proceeds will go toward medical expenses and home modifications. View the advertisement on page 22 for more information.
8th Annual Gateway to the Cure
Get your pink light bulbs for Thurmont’s 8th Annual Gateway to the Cure! Pink light bulbs will be for sale starting September 20 at Cousins Ace Hardware, Hobbs Lumber and Hardware, and Thurmont Municipal Offices. View the advertisement on page 28 for more details.
Tyrian Masonic Lodge 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Tyrian Masonic Lodge is holding its 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on October 1 at Cedar Ridge Golf Course in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. The cost is $65.00 per person or $240.00 for foursome. View the advertisement on page 53 for more information.
Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company is hosting Ridgefest on October 9 and 10 at the Rocky Ridge Activities Building on Motters Road in Rocky Ridge. Breakfast sandwiches sold from 6:00-10:00 a.m.; famous country ham sandwiches sold until 6:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 35 for more details.