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Pre-Order Super Bowl Take-Out

The Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company will host a Super Bowl Take-Out. Order wings and pizza by calling in your order and picking up your food on Sunday, February 11, from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 5 for information on how to place your orders today!

The Reagan Years

You won’t want to miss The Reagan Years, the ultimate 1980s playlist live, on Saturday, February 24, at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; DJ music from 7:00-8:00 p.m.; Reagan Years from 8:15 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $10.00 per person. Food and cash bar available, plus tip jars, door prizes, and more! View the advertisement on page 7 for information on how to purchase your tickets today! Benefits the Thurmont Ambulance Company.

Big Money Bingo

Mark your calendars for the Big Money Bingo on Sunday, February 18, at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive, featuring over $16,000 in prizes! Doors open at 11:00 a.m., with games starting at 1:00 p.m. Stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, and green beans. Bingo tickets are $50.00 per person. Event features full cash bar and kitchen open for additional food purchases. View the advertisement on page 31 for information on how to purchase your tickets today! Proceeds benefit the Thurmont Community Ambulance Company.

Get Ready to Fling and Roll

Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy games, visit animals, and go on a hay ride during the Spring Fling and Egg Roll, hosted by Frederick County Parks & Recreation on Saturday, March 23, at Rose Hill Manor Park. Admission is $5.00 per person. View the advertisement on page 40 for more information.

Cash Bingo

The Vigilant Hose Company is hosting a Cash Bingo to benefit Mother Seton School on Saturday, March 23, at the Vigilant Hose Company’s Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Doors open at 4:00 p.m., with games starting at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 in advance, and $50.00 at the door. Dinner is included. Purchase your tickets by March 8 for an early bird drawing for $100! View the advertisement on page 10 for contact information on how to purchase your tickets today!

Country Breakfast and Butchering

The Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company is holding its Country Butchering on Saturday, February 17. A pancake breakfast will be served from 6:00-10:00 a.m. in the activity building. Orders must be picked up between 6:00-10:00 a.m. Place your orders before February 9. View the advertisement on page 12 for information on how to place your orders.

St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Spring Party of Parties

 St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thurmont is hosting 20-plus vendors for a Spring Party of Parties shopping event on Saturday, February 10, from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Order gifts or find great “cash and carry” items for Valentine’s Day, St Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Mother’s Day. Bring a friend and shop! Light refreshments will be provided while you shop top-quality gifts and useful items for your home. View the advertisement on page 26 for more information.

Thurmont Lions Club’s Cash Bingo

Mark your calendars for the Thurmont Lions Club’s Cash Bingo on Saturday, March 9, at the Guardian Hose Company’s Activities Building on E. Main Street in Thurmont. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with games starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 each. Bingo also features tip jar, specials, raffles, 50/50, and more! Bring a non-perishable food item, cash donation, or eyeglasses for a special drawing. View the advertisement on page 6 for more details and for information on how to purchase your tickets today!

Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company Bingo

Come out and play Bingo at the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company on Motters Station Road in Rocky Ridge on Saturday, February 10. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. Make sure you come hungry! Delicious food is available for purchase. View the advertisement on page 3 for information on how to purchase your tickets today!

Fort Ritchie’s Indoor Yard Sale

Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade is holding an Indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, February 17, from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. More than 60 families and individuals will have a variety of yard sale items for sale! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. View the advertisement on page 53.

Catoctin High School Class of 2024 Safe & Sane’s Fundraiser: St. Patrick’s Day BASH

You won’t want to miss Catoctin High School Class of 2024 Safe & Sane’s St. Patrick’s Day BASH on Saturday, March 16, from 6:30-11:00 p.m., at the American Legion Post 168 in Thurmont, with live music by Vinyl Fever! Event also features raffle, tip jars, silent auction, light refreshments, and a cash bar. Tickets are $15.00 per person and can be purchased in advance or at the door the night of the event. View the advertisement on page 14 for information on how to purchase 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 22.

Harriet Chapel’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Harriet Chapel on Catoctin Furnace Road in Thurmont invites you to its Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 13, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. Suggested donation is $10.00 per person. Menu includes regular and blueberry pancakes, sausage, strawberries and whipped cream, coffee, tea, and juices. Plus, a bake table will feature delicious treats, including sweets for your Valentine! View the advertisement on page 5 for more information.

Graceham Moravian Church’s Served With Grace Free Dinner

Graceham Moravian Church, located at 8231-A Rocky Ridge Road in Thurmont, will hold its Served With Grace Free Dinner on Monday, February 5, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 26 for more information.

Vigilant Hose Company’s Spring Fling

Vigilant Hose Company’s much-anticipated annual Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, May 11, at the Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Ticket cost is $100 per ticket and is good for two people; ticket price includes food, drink, entertainment, and chances on drawings. Bring your own tents, canopies, and lawn chairs. Grand prize is $10,000! No payouts less than $500! Purchase and return your tickets by March 1 for two chances at a $1,000 early bird drawing prize. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. View the advertisement on page 21 for information on how to purchase your tickets today!

Naughty Valentine’s Bingo

Get your tickets today for the Naughty Valentine’s Bingo on Saturday, February 17, at the Frederick Elks Lodge on Willowdale Drive in Frederick! Doors open at 1:00 p.m., with games at 2:00 p.m. and Naughty Valentines at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 each. Event also features a cash bar, concessions, 50/50, tip jars, vendors, and more! You must be 21 years old and older (no exceptions). View the advertisement on page 20 for more details and information on how to purchase your tickets today!

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Everyone is welcome to Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 13, from 5:00-8:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Hall in Thurmont. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, tater tots, fruit, fruit juice, coffee, hot tea, and hot chocolate. The cost is $14.00 for adults; $5.00 for ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and under. View the advertisement on page 37 for more information.

Weller United Methodist Church Special Events

Weller United Methodist Church in Thurmont is holding two upcoming special events in February: Family Game & Soup Night on February 11 at 5:00 p.m.; Drive-Thru Ashes on February 14, in front of the church, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. View the advertisement on page 25 for more information and for weekly Service times.

Dueling Pianos Night

Join the Vigilant Hose Company Auxiliary for its Dueling Pianos Night on Saturday, April 6, and enjoy a night of music, dancing, dinner, and drinks. The event will be held in the Vigilant Hose Company Activities Building on Creamerey Road in Emmitsburg. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with dinner until 6:30 p.m. and show at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 per person (includes dinner, beer/wine, soda/water, and live entertainment by Howl at the Moon). Tickets must be purchased by April 1. Must be 21 and over. View the advertisement on page 15 for information on how to purchase your tickets!

Thurmont United Methodist Church Programs

Thurmont United Methodist Church (UMC) is holding self-defense classes on Thursdays, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., designed for both men and women to learn realistic and practical self-defense techniques. Call the church to register for Parents Night Out on the first Saturday of every month, where parents get a break while their kids get entertained! Drop off your gently used donations to the Thurmont UMC Community Clothes Closet, which provides free clothing to the public. All Thurmont UMC services and programs are open and free to the community. View the advertisement on page 20 for more information on these programs, as well as the Sunday Services schedule.

Spring EGGstravaganza Craft & Vendor Event

Mark your calendar for the Spring EGGstravaganza Craft & Vendor Event on Saturday, March 2, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive in Thurmont. Food will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Thurmont Community Ambulance Company. View the advertisement on page 18 for more details and vendor contact information.

Spring Cash Bash

You won’t want to miss the Spring Cash Bash on Saturday, April 13, from 3:00-8:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Center on Church Street in Thurmont. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. There’s 42 chances to win on each ticket; four drawings per hour! Enjoy live music, games of chance, and tip jars. Tickets are $25.00 per person. Food and refreshments included. Only 500 tickets will be sold. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds benefit Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Anthony Shrine Parish. View the advertisement on page 19 for information on how to purchase your tickets today!

AMVETS Post 7 Valentine’s Quarter Auction

Come join AMVETS Post 7 Ladies Auxiliary and Department of MD Ladies Auxiliary for a Quarter Auction on Sunday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. Doors open at noon. Event is open to the public. Bring the family out for a fun afternoon, and enjoy raffles, 50/50, and great food available for purchase. Come and see what you can win with some quarters! AMVETS Post 7 is located at 26 Apples Church Road in Thurmont. View the advertisement on page 18 for more information.

Frederick County Public Libraries Celtic Concert

Mark your calendars for the Celtic Concert featuring Enter The Haggis at the Marion Burk Knott Auditorium at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg on Tuesday, March 12, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Toronto’s Enter The Haggis has combined bagpipes and fiddles with a rock rhythm section to create a distinctively eclectic sound. You won’t want to miss this free family-friendly event! Tickets are available beginning on February 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Thurmont Regional Library and the Emmitsburg Branch. Limited two per person. Concert is proudly sponsored by The C. Burr Artz Trust. View the advertisement on page 7 for more information.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church’s Upcoming Events

 Mark your calendars for the exciting upcoming events at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Smithsburg and Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in Sabillasville: Saturday, February 3—Lenten Light Candle Making, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church; Saturday, February 10—Valentine Card Making, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church; Wednesday, February 14—Ash Wednesday Service, 7:00 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Plus, every Wednesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is The Chosen Watch Night at 6:00 p.m., featuring a light meal. The Women’s Bible Study is held every Wednesday at Dixie Diner in Smithsburg. View the advertisement on page 41 for more information on these events and more.

Tom’s Creek Shrove Tuesday Free Pancake Dinner

Tom’s Creek United Methodist Church on Simmons Road in Emmitsburg will hold its Shrove Tuesday Free Pancake Dinner on February 13, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Please join them and bring family and friends. All are welcome! Free-will offering baskets will be available, and all proceeds will go to benefit the N.O.W. (Nurturing, Outreach and Witness) Committee of Tom’s Creek UMC. View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.

Lenten Fish Bakes

Everyone is welcome to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Hall in Thurmont for its Lenten Fish Bakes on Friday, February 23, and Friday, March 1, 8, and 22, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Enjoy Cod, Haddock, Tilapia (breaded and unbreaded) and Salmon Cakes, as well as vegetables, French fries, dessert, and beverages. The cost is $15.00 per adult; $5.00 for ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and under. View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.

St. John’s Lutheran Church Drive-Thru Dinner & Bake Sale

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Creagerstown is holding a Drive-Thru Dinner & Bake Sale. Place your orders by Sunday, February 18, for pickup on Saturday, February 24, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at 8619 Blacks Mill Road. Get St. John’s fried chicken, green beans, pepper slaw, biscuit, and a slice of cake for only $13.00! Buckets of chicken are also available: 8 pieces for $10.00; 12 pieces for $15.00; 16 pieces for $20.00. View the advertisement on page 52 for information on how to place your orders.

The Great Outdoors Bingo

Get your tickets today for The Great Outdoors Bingo on Sunday, March 3, at the Lewistown Fire Hall on Hessong Bridge Road in Frederick, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Prizes include cash and gift cards/packages for fishing, hunting, gardening, camping, and all of your favorite outdoor activities! Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. Bingo benefits Sabillasville Environmental School. View the advertisement on page 23 for more information on how to purchase your tickets today!

Legacy Livestock Auctions

Legacy Livestock Auction LLC, at 137 Emmitsburg Road in Thurmont, will not hold a Livestock Sale in February, but they will hold a Horse & Tack Sale on February 24, starting at 12:00 p.m. for tack and 3:00 p.m. for horses. View the advertisement on page 49 for more information.