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1…. Thurmont Lions Club Sandwich Sale, Bell Hill – Rt. 15, Thurmont. Pit beef, pork, ham & turkey sandwiches, fresh-cut fries, baked beans, drinks, desserts & more.
3…… Thurmont United Methodist Church Clothes Closet, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m.
7…… Friday Night Bingo (every Friday), Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 5 p.m.; games 7 p.m. Jackpot up to $1,000. Tip jars; food/cash bar available. Sponsored by Thurmont Community Ambulance Service. www.thurmonteventcomplex.com.
7…… Thurmont COVID-19 Testing Site, Thurmont Town Offices, 615 E. Main St., Thurmont. 5-7 p.m. Free. Do not require doctors order or that you have any symptoms. Offered by Frederick County Health Dept. www.thurmont.com.
8…… Fort Ritchie Clean-Up Day (meet at the castle), Fort Ritchie, Cascade, MD. 8 a.m. Details posted on the @ritchierevival facebook page.
8…… Emmitsburg Lions Club Chicken Dinner BBQ, Vigilant Hose Co. Activities Bldg., 17701 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 11 a.m. until sold out.
8…… Mt. Tabor Annual Big Picnic Drive-Thru ONLY Festival, Rocky Ridge, MD. 3-7 p.m. Due to COVID-19: No Baby Show. Do not leave your vehicle; wear mask. Cash only. Home-cooked food: soups, sandwiches, iced tea, ice cream.
8…… Jacob’s Church Festival, 495 Harbaugh Valley Rd., Fairfield, PA. 3-6 p.m.
8…… Thurmont Comm. Amb. 2020 Outdoor Gun & Cash Bash, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Gates open 10 a.m. Food, beer, wine coolers, soda included 12-5 p.m. No coolers allowed. Drawing 11:45 a.m. (winner every 5 min.) No one under 18; ID required. Tickets: 301-748-5359 or 301-271-3820.
9…… Chicken BBQ, Lewistown Ruritan Club, Intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Route #15 Northbound side, Lewistown. Carryouts only. 10:30 a.m. until sold out.
11… Frederick Co. Health Dept. Using Seton Center as COVID-19 Testing Site, 226 East Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. Noon-2 p.m. Free. No referral or insurance needed. Masks required. Questions 301-600-1029.
14… Food 4 Kids Weekend Food Program, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. 10 a.m.-noon.
15… TUMC Community Clothes Closet Pre-Season Give-Away, Church Pavilion, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Inventory clean-out. 301-271-4511; email@example.com.
16… ThorpeWood’s Outdoor Wedding Open House, 12805-A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont. 4-7:30 p.m. Tour 155-acre property & meet dozens of vendors; taste delicious food from exclusive caterers. Masks/social distancing required. RSVP: fb.com/MountainMemoriesAtThorpeWood.
18… Annual Catoctin Community School Supply Drive, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231 Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Due to COVID-19: This is a drive-thru event (Do not get out of car); backpacks are pre-packed and handed in car window.
18… Bridge Dedication in Memory of Sgt. Kenneth L. Krom, Bridge on Biggs Ford Rd. over Monocacy River, Walkersville Vol. Fire Co., Frederick St., Walkersville, MD. 10 a.m. All welcome.
18… Thurmont United Methodist Church Clothes Closet, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11:30 a.m.
21… Pool Party, Emmitsburg Community Pool, 201 W. Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. 6-8 p.m. Emmitsburg Town residents ONLY. Limit of 111 people. Masks required. Free entry. First come, first served. DJ. Lions Club selling food/drinks.
22,23………. Maryland Iron Festival—Virtual Edition, Streaming Live Saturday w/Sunday Repeat Broadcast. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Blacksmithing, period music, traditional food preparation, garden and trail tours, artisan demonstrations, children’s activities, archaeology talks & more. Sponsored by Catoctin Furnace Historical Society. www.catoctinfurnace.org for registration/event schedule.
23… CANCELED: Annual Guyton Reunion canceled due to COVID-19. Contact Thelma Miller 301-271-7687 with any questions.
25… Frederick Co. Health Dept. Using Seton Center as COVID-19 Testing Site, 226 East Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. Noon-2 p.m. Free. No referral or insurance needed. Masks required. Questions 301-600-1029.
25,26….. Chicken & Ham Pot Pie Sale, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 8619 Blacks Mill Rd., Creagertown, MD. Pick-up: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 301-694-0747.
28… Food 4 Kids Weekend Food Program, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W North Ave., Emmitsburg. 10 a.m.-noon.
29… CHS Class of 2021 Safe & Sane Cornhole Tourney, Thurmont American Legion Pavilion, 8 Park Ln., Thurmont. Check-in 11:30 a.m.; throwing 1 p.m. $50/team (in advance); $60/team (day of); $10/spectator. Lunch/drinks included. Prizes. Under 16 must be paired w/adult. Paula 301-606-9176 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Tiffany 240-304-1913 or email@example.com.
31… Thurmont United Methodist Church Clothes Closet, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m.