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Come have a great dinner and help raise funds for the Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program. Have you started your Christmas shopping?  With over 600 items to bid on, you will surely find something for that special person.

Their Annual Silent Auction/Spaghetti Dinner, in memory of Carol Devilbiss, will be held at the Lewistown Fire Hall, from 5:00-8:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The event will also feature 50/50s, vacation raffles, cash beer and wine, and more. Tickets are $10.00 at the door and $8.00 if purchased from a member or at the farm. Call the program office 301-898-3587 and leave a message for more information.

Some of the items up for bid will be antique radios,  weekend at the Outer Banks, beginner snowboarding lessons, tickets to the MET, jewelry, Ravens and Orioles sports memorabilia, and much more.

The Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program  provides more than just an opportunity for special needs individuals to ride a horse. Its mission is to incorporate the elements of physical and occupational therapy, education, socialization, communication, self-reliance, and recreation into the riding experience. View the advertisement on page 25.

Trinity United Church of Christ in Thurmont invites you to the 4th Annual Veterans Day Celebration & Luncheon on Sunday, November 5, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Luncheon for all attendees will follow the service, from 12:30-2:00 p.m.Veterans, and all others planning to attend, must RSVP by November 1 with their information so that enough food can be planned for the event. Call 301-271-2305 or email tootielenhart@comcast.net. Everyone is welcome! View the advertisement on page 47 for more details.

The Guardian Hose Company’s Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at the Thurmont Activities Building at the carnival grounds. Crafters are needed; if interested, please contact Patty at 301-788-0432. View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.

Don’t miss the best apple dumplings and ice cream at Colorfest, October 14-15, 2017! Visit the Thurmont Town Park and look for the Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s booth. Also, this is the last call for tickets for the Gun Bash, being held October 7. View the advertisement on page 46 for more information and for how to get your Gun Bash tickets today.

Don’t miss Wesley Chapel’s 15th Annual Art & Craft Show on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Urbana Fire Hall (indoor)Event features sixty-five vendors, and will be serving breakfast and lunch. View the advertisement on page 16 for more information.

Bring the family out to the Catoctin Gas Engine Show on October 7-8, 2017, at the Wolfsville Ruritan Club in Myersville. See gas and steam engines, antique tractors, cars and trucks, a sawmill demo, crafts, yard sale, food, and much more! View the advertisement on page 18 for more information.

Come out for a good time at Bingo — Money & Coach Bags on October 22, 2017, at the Thurmont Event Complex. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m., with Bingo starting at 1:00 p.m. Bingo features twenty-eight games total, with fourteen games cash prizes, and fourteen games of Coach bags, plus tip jars door prizes, cash bar, and more! View the advertisement on page 8 for more details.

Come out to the 1950’s Night Name That Tune on Friday, October 20, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Thurmont Main Street Center. Find out how many songs you know from the roots of 1950’s rock & roll! View the advertisement on page 11 for more details.

Get your tickets today for the Silent Auction & Spaghetti Dinner at the Lewistown Fire Hall on Hessong Bridge Road in Frederick on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Enjoy 50/50s, vacation raffles, cash beer and wine, and much more! Event benefits Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program. View the advertisement on page 25 for more information.