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Emmitsburg Vendor & Craft Event at Vigilant Hose Company — Vendors & Crafters Wanted

The Vigilant Hose Company’s Vendor & Craft Event will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Vigilant Hose Company’s Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Crafters and vendors wanted. View the advertisement on page 19 for contact information.

Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day at Shamrock

Plan to come out to Shamrock Restaurant on September 14-17, 2018, for a Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day celebration, featuring different Irish music groups each night. View the advertisement on page 15 for more information.

2018 Thurmont Lions Club Christmas Ornament

This is the tenth in a series of the Thurmont Lions Club Christmas Ornaments. The 2018 ornament is near the end of production and will be ready for distribution early this fall.

This year’s ornament, “Roddy Bridge in Winter” depicts one of the well-known covered bridges in the Thurmont area. Roddy Bridge is the smallest of the historic covered bridges in Northern Frederick County. At just under 40 feet, it was built by the Roddy Family in 1856. It is located at the corner of Roddy Road and Roddy Creek Road, a half mile from US 15, spanning Owens Creek. This historic covered bridge was added to the National Register of historic places on June 23, 1978. Once again, the ornament features the artwork of the very talented, local artist Rebecca Pearl. As in the past, this ornament is a limited-edition treasure, with only 350 produced, at a cost of $10.60 (tax included), and is expected to sell out.

This ornament makes an excellent, thoughtful Christmas gift or host/hostess present. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information on how to reserve and order your ornament today!

Job Fair Coming in October

Meet employers, find terrific job opportunities, network, showcase your skills, and more at the Seton Center’s Job Fair at Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg on October 8, 2018, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Event details include ample parking and private spaces for job seekers to complete applications and employers to do on-site interviews. View the advertisement on page 24 for more information.

Deerfield UMC Hosts Worship and Healing

Kathy and Don Hershman, a husband and wife ministry team based in Princeton, Kentucky, will be featured locally during worship and healing sessions at Deerfield United Methodist Church on September 14-16, 2018. With Kathy, many have experienced mighty moves of the Holy Spirit through signs, wonders, and miracles. She travels with her worship leader, teacher, and prophetic psalmist-songwriter husband, Don. Stop by 16405 Foxville Deerfield Road in Sabillasville to participate. View the advertisement on page 33 for more details.

Thurmont Health Fair

Thurmont Lions Club is sponsoring a Health Screening Fair on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at the Thurmont Regional Library, from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., offering blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, with Med One Pharmacy providing flu shots, and Lovettsville Lions Club Health Screening Van providing vision and hearing testing. View the advertisement on page 34 for more information.

Emmitsburg Lions Club Presents Chicken BBQ & Yard Sale

The Emmitsburg Lions Club is holding its Chicken BBQ & Yard Sale on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at the corner of South Seton Avenue and Rt. 15 in Emmitsburg. The Yard Sale will begin at 6:00 a.m.; BBQ will be on sale starting at 11:00 a.m. until sold out. View the advertisement on page 11 for more information.

Tastefully Simple Make and Take Class

Come and make Tastefully Simple’s grilled citrus herb chicken meal to take home with you on September 23, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 p.m., at Rotary Park Pavilion in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. Prep done at class; you bake at home. RSVP by September 20. View the advertisement on page 21 for information about what to bring and how to RSVP.

Rocky Ridge VFC’s Money Bingo is Back

Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company’s Money Bingo is back, starting  October 6, 2018, with new prizes! Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 19 for more information.

“Daystar” at St. John’s Lutheran Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Creagerstown is sponsoring “Daystar,” a vocal group, featuring southern gospel music, on October 7, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. View the advertisement on page 31 for more information.

Barn Dance at ThorpeWood

Join ThorpeWood in Thurmont for its Barn Dance on Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 7:00-10:00 p.m., featuring the Naptown Brass Band and food from Gambrill Mountain Food Truck. View the advertisement on page 27 for more information.

Vigilant Hose Company’s Bingo Bash

Reserve your tickets today for the Vigilant Hose Company’s Bingo Bash on September 15, 2018. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. Get your ticket by August 31 and be entered to win $100 cash! View the advertisement on page 19 for more information and for how to purchase your tickets.

Gateway to the Cure 5K Run/Walk

Register now for the Gateway to the Cure 5K Run/Walk on September 15, 2018! The run starts at 8:30 a.m. at Eyler Road Park in Thurmont. View the advertisement on page 6 for more details and information on how to register.

Sportsman’s Bingo at Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company

Mark your calendar for the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company’s Sportsman’s Bingo on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m., with the meal at 5:00 p.m. and bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. Only 200 tickets will be sold! View the advertisement on page 15 to find out how to get your tickets.

Gospel & Bluegrass Music Festival

You won’t want to miss the Gospel & Bluegrass Music Festival on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Park in Rocky Ridge. This event features local talents and fine bluegrass music by the Carroll County Ramblers and Hanover Express. Admission is free. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.

Graceham Volunteer Fire Company’s Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

The Graceham Volunteer Fire Company 18, located on Graceham Road in Thurmont, is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on September 30, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 17 for cost and contact information.

Turn On Your Pink Outside Lights During October

Turn on your pink in October for Thurmont’s 5th Annual Gateway to The Cure. Show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness by turning on your outside pink light every night in October from 6:00-8:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 31 for more information and for where you can buy your pink light bulb to show your support for a worthy cause!

Thurmont Event Complex Friday Nights Bingo

Mark your calendar for Friday Nights Bingo, starting October 5, 2018, at the Thurmont Event Complex in Thurmont. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bingos feature new payouts! View advertisement on page 17 for more information.

Catoctin Colorfest

The 55th Annual Catoctin Colorfest will be held October 13-14, 2018, in the Thurmont Community Park. View the advertisement on page 4 for more information about this much-anticipated yearly event.

A Gospel Concert Featuring Forever Young

Come out on Sunday, September 23, 2018, to the Thurmont Church of the Brethren in Thurmont for A Gospel Concert Featuring Forever Young at 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments following the concert. View the advertisement on page 12 for more details.

Catoctin Gas Engine Show

Bring the whole family out to the Wolfsville Ruritan Club’s Gas Engine Show on October 6-7, 2018, featuring gas and steam engines, antique tractors, cars, food, flea market, vendors, yard sales, and much more! View the advertisement on page 47 for more information.

Town of Emmitsburg Election

Two commissioner seats are up for election in Emmitsburg. Come out to vote on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 22 East Main Street in Emmitsburg, from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 12 for more information.

MountainFest

Don’t miss all the fun at MountainFest on October 13-14, 2018, at Sabillasville Elementary School in Sabillasville. Admission is free. Car Show will be held Sunday, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Additional vendors wanted! View the advertisement on page 16 for more information.

Thurmont’s 2nd Annual Plein Air

Calling all art lovers to Thurmont’s 2nd Annual Plein Air on September 15, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Roddy Road and Loys Station covered bridges. A reception will follow at Thurmont Main Street at 2:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll

Get your tickets now for Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll at the Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater, located at 25 Carlisle Street in Gettysburg, on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. View the advertisement on page 43 for more details and ticket information.

Pippinfest – 38th Annual Craft Show

Come out for two days of fun, pony rides, food, crafts, Cruise-in Car Show & Swap Meet, live entertainment, and much more at Pippinfest on September 23-24, 2018, in historic Fairfield, Pennsylvania. Free admission and parking! View the advertisement on page 20 for more information.

Lewistown Fire Department Sportsman’s Bingo

Mark your calendar now for Saturday, November 10, 2018, for the Lewistown Fire Department Sportsman Bingo. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m., with the buffet at 6:00 p.m. and games beginning at 7:30 p.m. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information and for how to purchase your tickets today.

62nd Annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show

Don’t miss the event that has been bringing the communities together since 1957: the Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show! The show is being held on September 7-9, 2018, at Catoctin High School in Thurmont. Each day is packed with exhibits, contests, shows, food, activities, and much more! View the advertisement on page 13 for more details and for exhibit entry information.

24th Annual German Dinner

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Walkersville is holding its 24th Annual German Dinner on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet, live Oompha Band, and bake sale. View the advertisement on page 14 for more details and for ticket information.