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Rocky Ridge VFC’s Money Bingo

Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company, located on Motters Station Road in Rocky Ridge, is holding its Money Bingo on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Come out and play some Bingo…more players equal bigger payouts! Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 15 for more information.

Relay For Life 4th Annual Quarter Auction

The Relay For Life 4th Annual Quarter Auction will he held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Thurmont American Legion on Park Lane in Thurmont. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with the Auction beginning at 1:00 p.m. The event also will feature a cash bar, raffles, and more! Come support the fight against cancer. View the advertisement on page 29 for more information.

Thurmont Community Ambulance’s Friday Night Bingo

Come out every Friday evening for Bingo hosted by Thurmont Community Ambulance Company and held at the Thurmont Event Complex. Bingo features a jackpot up to $1,000! Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy hot food and cash bar, tip jars, 50/50, and more! View the advertisement on page 15 for more information.

Vigilant Hose Company’s Annual Spring Fling

Get your tickets now for the Vigilant Hose Company’s 11th Annual Spring Fling on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 12:00-5:00 p.m., on the parking lot at Vigilant’s Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Event features indoor games, entertainment, all you can eat and drink (included in ticket price), cash prizes (awarded every five minutes), and much more! View the advertisement on page 3 for more details and for ticket information.

Turkey & Fried Oyster Dinner

Bring the whole family out for some great food at the Graceham Moravian Church’s family-style Turkey & Fried Oyster Dinner on March 22-23, 2019. Check out the craft and bake sale, too! The cost for adults is $20.00; children (ages 6-10) cost $10.00, and children under age 6 are free. View the advertisement on page 24 for more information and for dinner times.

Sportsman’s Raffle & Dinner

Mark your calendars for Graceham Volunteer Fire Company’s Sportsman’s Raffle & Dinner on April 13, 2019. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. Event features hot dinner and cold drinks, 50/50, tip jars, and much more! View the advertisement on page 29 for more details and for how to get your tickets today.

Harriet Chapel’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Harriet Chapel in Thurmont invites you to its traditional Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on March 5, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information and the tasty menu selections.

Lenten Fish Bakes at Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Everyone is welcome at Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Lenten Fish Bakes on March 15, 22, and 29, 2019 (also April 5 and 12), from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of tasty fish! View the advertisement on page 29 for more details.

Spring Bark Festival at Beagle Bed & Breakfast

The Beagle Bed & Breakfast in Emmitsburg is holding a Spring Bark Festival on April 6, 2019, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Come and enjoy dog and kid friendly Easter egg hunts, games, demonstrations, food, vendors, and much more! Leashed, friendly dogs are welcome (proof of vaccinations is required). View the advertisement on page 5 for more information.

The “Rock and Roll Relics” Return to Emmitsburg

On April 6, 2019, from 7:00-11:00 p.m., the Emmitsburg Lions Club will sponsor an evening of music and dancing at the Emmitsburg Vigilant Hose Company Activities Building. Highlighting the evening will be the great sounds of the “Rock & Roll Relics” band. Prices are $15.00 for tickets purchased in advance and $20.00 at the door. For additional information and/or advance ticket purchases, please call Sharon Hane at 301-447-2401 or Dale Shields at 301-639-3274. View their advertisement on page 15 for more information.

Vigilant Hose Company’s Bingo Bash

Mark your calendar now for the Vigilant Hose Company’s Bingo Bash on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Doors open at 4:00 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. The event features twenty-two games, three jackpots, and a meal! View the advertisement on page 40 for more details and ticket information.

Thurmont Lions Now Taking Orders for First Annual Collectible Thurmont Easter Egg

The Thurmont Lions have started a new tradition this spring with the sale of collectible wooden painted Easter Eggs. Each year, the egg will have a new and different Thurmont icon featured on it and will be a limited edition, numbered from 1 to 250. The eggs are manufactured in the USA by the same company that manufactures the eggs for the White House Easter Egg Roll.  This year, the majestic clock that stands in Mechanicstown Park on the square in downtown Thurmont will be depicted on the egg. The eggs will be violet in color with gold ink and are $10.60 (including tax).  If you would like to purchase any of these unique decorative eggs, please contact Doug Favorite at 301-271-0558.  They will be offered on a first come, first served basis.  This is the inaugural offering, so call to place your order now and start your collection of these new colorful ornamental eggs. View the advertisement on page 4.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Everyone is welcome to Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on March 5, 2019, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Enjoy delicious breakfast menu items. View the advertisement on page 23 for more details.

Take-A-Tour Tuesday at Mother Seton School

Visit Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg on March 12, 2019, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (other dates available), and see the school’s teachers and students in action. View the advertisement on page 21 for more details.

Come and Play Bingo at the Event Complex

Don’t miss the Wine & Money Bingo on March 10, 2019, with doors opening at 11:00 a.m. Get your tickets now for the Money & Coach Bag Bingo on April 7, 2019. Proceeds from bingos benefit Thurmont Community Ambulance Company. Both events also feature tip jars, 50/50, door prizes, cash bar and kitchen, and more! View the advertisement on page 30 for more details on these events.

Speaker Series at Fort Ritchie

Join Fort Ritchie in Cascade for its Speaker Series on March 29, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., featuring Sir Winston Churchill’s Favorite Spy, presented by David Peters. Refreshments, social hour, and presentation is included in ticket price. View the advertisement on page 34 for more details and for ticket information.

Thurmont Business Showcase Coming in April

The Thurmont Business Showcase will be held on April 27, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The showcase is an event featuring Thurmont Business Community products, services, and innovations offered by local businesses. Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to come out and meet local businesses and non-profits to see what valuable services and resources they offer in Thurmont, all under one roof! If you are a business located in the 21788 zip code and would like to participate, you can download the application at this link: https://www.thurmontmainstreet.com/uploads/3/0/7/0/30704523/showcase_application_2019.pdf. View the advertisement on page 39 for more information.

A Zero Waste Event — Preservation, Conservation & Wise Use of Resources

The Thurmont Green Team will be hosting the Thurmont Green Fest on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Thurmont Regional Library, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Learn about native habitats; environmental impacts; food sources; reuse, repurposing, and recycling, all in a fun way! This event is for all ages. There will be many green educational tables to visit, including green living ideas, fun nature crafts, animals, how to plant a tree, and many more. Free electronic recycling will be available, too. If interested in participating, contact Cindy at ThurmontGreen@gmail.com. View the advertisement on page 21 for more information.

Thurmont Lions Club’s Cash Bingo

Mark your calendars for the Thurmont Lions Club’s Cash Bingo on March 30, 2019, at the Guardian Hose Company Activities Building in Thurmont. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m., with Bingo starting at 6:45 p.m. Bring a non-perishable item with you to be entered in a special drawing! View the advertisement on page 21 for details and ticket information.

A.Y.C.E. Wings & Steamed Shrimp

Mark your calendars for the A.Y.C.E. Wings & Steamed Shrimp event on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Guardian Hose Company’s Activities Building. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Purchase your tickets by March 23 and be entered to win a gift certificate to Rube’s Crab Shack. View the advertisement on page 17 for more details.

Lions Club Blood Drive

The Thurmont Lions Club is hosting a Blood Drive on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Main Hall on E. Main Street in Thurmont. To schedule your life-saving donation, visit redcrossblood.org. View the advertisement on page 18 for more details.

A Day at the Races

The Thurmont Community Ambulance Company is bringing you A Day at the Races on May 4, 2019, at the Thurmont Event Complex. Doors will open at 1:00 p.m., and the races will begin at 3:00 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are only $10.00! Event features food, cash bar, tip jars, and much more! View the advertisement on page 13 for more details and for how to get your tickets today!

25 Club Drawing

Enjoy dinner with the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company and have the chance to win $50 to $1,000! The 25 Club Drawing will be held on April 13, 2019, in the Activities Building. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with dinner at 6:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.

An Evening of Music at ThorpeWood

Come out to ThorpeWood in Thurmont to enjoy an evening of music with Ruut DeMeo on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 45 for more details and ticket information.