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Thurmont Business Showcase

The Thurmont Business Showcase on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at the Thurmont Event Complex, will feature businesses and nonprofit organizations from the Thurmont area. There’s something for everyone! View the advertisement on page 3 for more information and to find out where you can download an application.

Emmitsburg Lions Club “Rock & Roll” Dance

On April 7, 2018, the Emmitsburg Lions Club will sponsor a “Rock & Roll” dance at the Emmitsburg Ambulance Company building at 17701 Creamery Road. The Dance will feature sounds from the 1950s and 1960s, played from 8:00 p.m. until midnight by the “Rock N Roll Relics” band. This is a “BYOB” venue. All proceeds support charitable events in the Emmitsburg area. View the advertisement on page 4 for more details and how to get your tickets today!

Free Matinees at Main Street Center

Mark your calendars for two must-see, free April matinees at the Main Street Center in Thurmont: April 14—Battle of the Sexes; April 28—New In Town. Matinee times are 2:00-4:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 20 for more details.

2nd Annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk

Come out and participate in the 2nd Annual Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at Eyler Park in Thurmont. The Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club will be managing the race, and all proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House. View the Anytime Fitness advertisement on page 39 for more details on the 5K Run/Walk and how to get your $5.00 discount when you register!

Lewistown Suppers Are Back

Get your tickets for the Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department’s Baked Ham, Fried Oysters & Shrimp Supper on April 21, 2018, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 17 for ticket information and for details about the raffle.

Thurmont Lions Club Blood Drive

The Thurmont Lions Club is holding a Blood Drive at the Thurmont Senior Center on Sunday, April 8, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. View the advertisement on page 17 for more details.

Slow Poultry Seminar at Deer Run Farm

Join Deer Run Farm in Emmitsburg on May 12, 2018, for a “Slow Poultry Seminar,” with poultry judge and standard-bred chicken advocate, Jim Adkins, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (registration opens at 8:30 a.m.). Tickets are $25.00 (before May 4). You must pre-register; seating is limited. Ticket price includes lunch and training materials. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.

Yard & Bake Sale to Benefit Jennifer Bennett & Family

Come out to the Yard & Bake Sale on Saturday, May 19, 2018, being held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Creagerstown, from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Event is hosted by Thurmont United Methodist and St. John’s Lutheran of Creagerstown. View the advertisement on page 33 for more details and for information on how to rent your space today.

Tastefully Simple Open House

Everyone is invited to come out to the Tastefully Simple Open House event at St. John’s Church in Sabillasville on April 22, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Come enjoy great food, meal ideas, spring and summer products, and lots of fun. View the advertisement on page 14 for more details.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel & St. Anthony’s Bingo

You won’t want to miss Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Anthony’s Bingo, being held at Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with games starting at 7:00 p.m. Ticket price includes a spaghetti dinner, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information and for how to purchase your tickets today!

Two Exciting Upcoming Events at Fort Ritchie

Register now for the Bass Fishing Tournament on Saturday, April 21, and the Solar Plunge on Sunday, April 22, at Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade! Fishing Tournament is 7:00-11:00 a.m.; doors open for Solar Plunge at 11:00 a.m., with Plunge at noon. View the advertisement on page 39 for more details and how to register today!

Mother Seton’s Coach & Vera Bradley Bingo

Got spring fever? Get your tickets today for Mother Seton School’s Coach & Vera Bradley Bingo on April 14, 2018. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. Event features specials, door prizes, raffles & more. View the advertisement on page 20 for more details.

Please Help EBPA Shape Its Future

The Emmitsburg Business and Professional Association (EBPA) is reaching out to residents and businesses from Emmitsburg and the surrounding area to solicit their opinions on future community and economic development initiatives. To better understand your needs, the EBPA developed a brief survey that is included as an advertisement on page 3, and have also posted on the Town of Emmitsburg website. The EBPA is asking businesses and residents to complete the survey and to submit it by April 30, 2018, in one of three drop-off boxes: Emmitsburg Jubilee Food Store customer service desk, Emmitsburg Public Library, and Emmitsburg Post Office. To complete the survey, cut out the advertisement on page 3 or go to www.emmitsburgmd.gov/, click “Our Community,” then scroll down and click “EBPA Survey,” or just go directly to http://www.emmitsburgmd.gov/.ebpasurvey.pdf. Please note that the survey on the website cannot be completed online, you must download and print it. The EBPA is offering dinner at the Carriage House and tickets to the Frederick Keys to two survey respondents. Please make sure you provide your name and contact information on the survey in order to be eligible for these prizes. Winners will be notified by May 6, 2018.

Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood — Annual Wedding Open House

ThorpeWood’s Annual Wedding Open House will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. ThorpeWood is located on Mink Farm Road in Thurmont. View the advertisement on page 12 for more information.

Bingo – Money & Coach Bags

Mark your calendars for the Money & Coach Bags Bingo at the Thurmont Event Complex on April 8, 2018. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Bingo also features tip jars, door prizes, cash bar and kitchen, and much more! View the advertisement on page 10 for more information.

VHC’s Spring Fling Coming in May

Mark your calendars for the Vigilant Hose Company’s annual Spring Fling on May 19, 2018, from 12:00-5:00 p.m., at 17701 Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Event features great food, entertainment, horseshoes, tip jars, and much more! View the advertisement on page 18 to find out how to purchase your tickets today before they are all gone!

Thurmont Event Complex Upcoming

The Thurmont Event Complex is holding two not-to-be-missed events in April. On May 5, 2018, a Gun Bash and Fried Chicken & Shrimp Dinner will be held; on May 12, 2018, don’t miss the Crab Legs, Steamed Shrimp & Chicken event (AYCE). View the advertisement on page 27 for more information and for how to get your tickets today!

Vigilant Bingo Bash

You won’t want to miss this all-inclusive Bingo Bash, to be held Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Vigilant Hose Company’s Activity Building in Emmitsburg. Doors open at 4:00 p.m., a meal is served at 5:00 p.m., and games begin at 7:00 p.m. Twenty-two games and three jackpots. View the advertisement on page 17 for more details and for ticket information.

Spring Fling at First Baptist of Thurmont

First Baptist of Thurmont is holding a Spring Fling on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., featuring games, crafts, music, moon bounce, and more! Free admission. View the advertisement on page 37 for more details.

Ladies Day at Catoctin Church of Christ

Join Catoctin Church of Christ in Thurmont for Ladies Day on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration and light breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. View the advertisement on page 39 for more information.

Eyler Stables Flea Market Spring Open House

Come and enjoy antiques, collectibles, furniture, and much more at the Spring Open House at Eyler Stables Flea Market in Thurmont on April 21-22, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 23 for ticket information.

St. Anthony’s & Our Lady of Mt. Carmel’s Cash Bash

Mark your calendars and get your tickets today for St. Anthony’s and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel’s Cash Bash on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 3:00-8:00 p.m., at 103 Church Street in Thurmont. There will be four winners each hour, plus music, entertainment, food, and games. View the advertisement on page 33 for more information.

Tom’s Creek UMC Presents Its Turkey & Oyster Supper

Come have dinner with Tom’s Creek UMC in Emmitsburg at its Turkey & Oyster Supper on Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Menu features oysters, roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cracker pudding, and more! View the advertisement on page 21 for more details.

Beagle Bed & Breakfast’s Grand Opening

You’ll find food, drinks, games, prizes, and furry friends at the Beagle Bed & Breakfast in Emmitsburg’s Grand Opening on Saturday, April 1, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Bring your family, friends, and leashed dogs for some fun and to see what they are all about! View the advertisement on page 31 for more information.

Mutual Support Group at Harriet Chapel

Are you mourning the loss of a loved one? Join Harriet Chapel for a Mutual Support Group on April 12, 2018, at noon. Bring a snack to share. View the advertisement on page 13 for more information.

Keysville Summer Kickoff BBQ

On May 19, 2018, “It’s BBQ Time” at Keysville United Church of Christ in Keymar. Enjoy a platter with sides and dessert. Reservations only (4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m.). View the advertisement on page 39 for more information.

Thurmont Green Fest

Thurmont’s Green Team is teaming up with Thurmont Regional Library to invite the community to the area’s first ever Green Fest on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at the library. This premier event will showcase a variety of waste-free, friendly venders and environmental activities for all ages. View the advertisement on page 3 for more details.

Thurmont Restaurant Week

Come out during the week of April 13-22, 2018, and support your local restaurants during Thurmont Restaurant Week, with restaurants offering prix fixe menus for some of their signature dishes. View the advertisement on page 13 for participating local restaurants and for more details.

Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company’s Meat Raffle

The Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company is holding a Meat Raffle on May 4, 2018. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Admission is just $10.00. View the advertisement on page 23 for how to get your tickets today.

Live Grill Demo at Zurgable Brothers Hardware

Come out for the live Holland Grill Demo on Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at Zurgable Brothers Hardware on Old Emmitsburg Road in Emmitsburg. View the advertisement on page 28 for more information.

Rocky Ridge VFD’s Fire Prevention/EMS Open House

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Co. 13 is holding a Fire Prevention/EMS Open House at 2:00 p.m. Event features refreshments, door prizes, and more! Admission is free. View the advertisement on page 22 for more information.