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Maryland 4-H Hosts “Benefit Dance”

The Maryland 4-H will host a “Benefit Dance” to support the Maryland 4-H Dairy Judging team’s travels to Europe. The dance will be held Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Activities Building at the Thurmont Fireman’s Carnival Grounds on East Main Street in Thurmont. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and dancing is held from 7:00-11:00 p.m. This event is BYOB, with refreshments provided. Music is provided by XTRA Entertainment. View the advertisement on page 6 for more details and for ticket prices and contact information.

Semi-Annual Meat Bingo

Graceham VFD is holding its semi-annual Meat Bingo on June 29, 2019. Doors open at 5:00 p.m.; dinner is at 6:00 p.m.; and Bingo begins at 7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 23 for more details and for ticket information.

Sarah’s Garden Social at Harriet Chapel

Sarah’s Garden Social will be held May 18, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at Harriet Chapel on Catoctin Furnace Road in Thurmont. This not-to-miss event features music, baked goods, crafts, plants, herbs, homemade food, and much more! Each child will get to take home a personally decorated pot and flower. Ride your motorcycle or bicycle in for a Blessing of the Bikes service at 11:00 a.m. View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.

St. John’s Community Dinner

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Creagerstown is holding a Community Dinner on May 11, 2019, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. The dinner will be served family-style, and features many delicious menu items. View the advertisement on page 8 for more details and for ticket information.

Vendors Needed for National Night Out 2019

Vendors are needed for Emmitsburg’s National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Event will feature music, food, crafts, police K-9 demonstrations, and more! View the advertisement on page 5 for more details and to find out how to apply for your vendor space today!

Maryland Iron Festival at Catoctin Furnace

The Maryland Iron Festival is being held May 18-19, 2019, at Catoctin Furnace in Thurmont, from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on both days. Admission is free. Festival commemorates the state as a center for the craft of iron making and will feature children’s activities, cannonball toss, and more! View the advertisement on page 21 for more information.

Sabillasville Elementary Community Bazaar   

Come out for the Sabillasville Elementary Community Bazaar on June 1, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Bazaar will feature a silent auction, carnival games, vendors, bake table, and much more! View the advertisement on page 8 for more details.

Gateway to the Cure Golf Classic

Save the date for Thurmont’s first annual Gateway to the Cure Golf Classic on June 21, 2019, at Maple Run Golf Club in Thurmont. Event will feature raffles, mulligans, powerballs, and other fun competitions! Sign-up deadline is June 1. View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.

Guardian Hose Company’s Flower & Chicken BBQ

You won’t want to miss the Guardian Hose Company’s Flower Sale & Chicken BBQ on May 10-11, 2019, featuring an assortment of hanging baskets, bedding plants, and more! View the advertisement on page 8 for additional 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 48 for more details and for ticket information.

Thurmont Lions Club Sandwich Sale

The Thurmont Lions Club is holding its Sandwich Sale at Bell Hill and Rt. 15 in Thurmont on April 27, 2019, as well as in May, June, July, and August. Sale features pit beef, pork, ham, and turkey sandwiches. View the advertisement on page 16 for additional dates.

Emmitsburg Lions Chicken Dinner BBQ & Yard Sale

On May 4, 2019 (with a rain date of May 5), the Emmitsburg Lions Club will hold a Chicken BBQ & Yard Sale on South Seton Avenue, near Rt. 15. Chicken dinners will be on sale from 11:00 a.m. until they are gone. So, come early to get a great chicken dinner. The yard sale will be held from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (yard sale space can be paid for at the event). View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.

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, May 4, 2019—the last Bingo of the season! Come out and play—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 6 for more information.

Rocky Ridge VFD Fire Prevention/EMS Open House

The Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Department is holding a Fire Prevention/EMS Open House on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free. Event will feature fire prevention activities, demonstrations, fingerprinting, refreshments, door prizes, and more! View the advertisement on page 21 for more information.

Thurmont Ambulance Company’s Crab Legs & Steamed Shrimp Feed

You won’t want to miss Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s all-you-can-eat Crab Legs & Steamed Shrimp Feed on June 22, 2019, at the Thurmont Event Complex. Doors open at 4:00 p.m.; dinner is 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tickets are only $40.00 per person. View the advertisement on page 9 for more details and for how to get your tickets today!

Thurmont Art & Wine Stroll

Looking for a perfect night out for mom on Mother’s Day weekend? Come to the Thurmont Art & Wine Stroll on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Meet local artists, and enjoy wine and live entertainment along the way. View the advertisement on page 11 for more information.

Camps at YMCA of Frederick County

Summer time if for fun at the YMCA’s many summer day camps and sleep-aways camps. View the advertisement on page 31 for information on where you can find the right summer camp for your kids!

Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s Carnival

Mark your calendars now for Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s Carnival on June 3-8, 2019, at the Thurmont Event Complex on Strafford Drive in Thurmont. Come out one night or every night for nightly buffet, live music, rides, games, and much more! Get your pre-sale ride tickets now. View advertisement on page 48 for more information and for how to get your tickets today.

Thurmont Business Network

If you are a business owner/manager in the 21788 zip code, attend Thurmont Business Network’s meetings on May 2, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. at the Thurmont Kountry Kitchen (back room) in Thurmont. Learn about each other and about referring clients/customers to each other. View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.

37th Mother Seton School’s Annual Carnival

Bring the whole family out to the Mother Seton School’s 37th Annual Carnival at Mother Seton School on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg on May 20-25, 2019. Carnival features rides, live entertainment, food, Bingo every night, and much more! View the advertisement on page 10 for more information.

Guardian Hose Fire Prevention Day & Open House 

Come enjoy tours of the firehouse, light refreshments, fire prevention and life safety displays at the Guardian Hose Company’s Fire Prevention Day & Open House on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at the fire station in Thurmont. View the advertisement on page 24 for more information.

Thurmont Ambulance Company’s Wings & Steamed Shrimp

Get your tickets for the Thurmont Community Ambulance Company’s all-you-can-eat Wings & Steamed Shrimp dinner at the Thurmont Event Complex on May 11, 2019. Doors open at 4:00 p.m.; dinner is 6:00-8:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 13 for more details and for ticket information.

Frederick County Parks & Rec Summer Camps

Register today for one of the many summer camps offered through Frederick County Parks & Recreation, held at various locations throughout Frederick County. View the advertisement on page 20 for more information.

Fort Ritchie’s Bass Fishing Tournament

Mark your calendar for the Bass Fishing Tournament at Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade on May 4, 2019, 7:00-11:30 a.m. You can win cash prizes! View the advertisement on page 23 for more information.