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1…… Registration Now Open for CYA Football & Cheerleading. Practice starts July 26 for fall programs. Teams: ages 5-6 flag football; tackle football starting 2nd grade through 8th grade. Cheerleading programs register same grade levels as football. Register: www.CatoctinFootball.net.
2…… Bingo (every Friday night), Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 5 p.m.; Bingo 6:45 p.m. Tip jars; food; jackpot up to $1,000. Benefits Thurmont Community Amb. Srv. www.thurmonteventcomplex.com.
3…… Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market (every Saturday), Thurmont Municipal Parking Lot, South Center St., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-noon. All your favorite vendors plus new vendors. Locally made sauces/rubs, baked goods, fresh produce & more. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.
3…… Thurmont Lions Club’s Pit Beef, Pork, Turkey & Ham Sandwich Sale, Bell Hill Farm (north of Thurmont on Rt. 15). www.thurmontlionsclub.com.
5…… RSVP due for Catoctin High School & St. Joseph’s High School 40th Class Reunion on Aug. 7. $25/person. Payment may be made by Venmo: @Catoctin-Cougars or mail check to: Tina (Zanella) Delauter 109 Park Ln., Thurmont, MD 21788. Info.: Jerry Free 301-418-5351 or Mark Williard 214-263-6613.
5-9.. Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp, Catoctin View Church, 15601 Catoctin Mountain Hwy., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 786-863-7533.
6-10.. Annual Thurmont Firemen’s Carnival, Guardian Hose Co. Carnival Grounds, E. Main St., Thurmont. Live music every night, rides, food, games & much more. Pre-sale tickets $16. Advance tickets sold at Fire Station 21 N. Church St. (new this year: use credit/debit card only when purchasing at the firehouse). www.guardianhose.org.
8…… Thurmont Sr. Ctr. Drive-Thru Fundraiser Night at Thurmont Roy Rogers, 203 Frederick Rd., Thurmont. 5-8 p.m. Mention Thurmont Sr. Ctr. when ordering. 25% of total sales go to Thurmont Sr. Ctr.
8-10.. Indoor Yard Sale & Soup and Sandwich Sale, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
10… The Amish Outlaws, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 7 p.m.; music 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Food & cash bar available. $10/ticket at door (tickets honored from previous 2020 sale). Must be 18. ATM available; tip jars.
11… Chicken BBQ, Lewistown Ruritan Club, Intersection of Fish Hatchery Rd. & Rt. 15 (northbound side), Lewistown. Carryouts only. 10 a.m. until sold out.
12-16…. Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp, Catoctin View Church, 15601 Catoctin Mountain Hwy., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 786-863-7533.
17… Ice Cream Social & Book Sale, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
17… Whistle 5K Run/Walk, 13676 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 8 a.m.; registration 7-7:45 a.m. Pre-register at BRS Library.
17… Fireworks on the Mountain, Historic Fort Ritchie, Cascade, MD. 4-10 p.m. $20/vehicle. Food trucks; Axe Throwing Competition (4-9 p.m.; $10/12 throws; winner gets bragging rights & $50 cash); live music.
17… Exclusive: Fireworks on the Lake, Historic Fort Ritchie, Lakeside Hall, Cascade, MD. 4-10 p.m. $35/person. Champagne, appetizers, desserts. Deck seating overlooking lake for fireworks display. RSVP: RitchieRevival@gmail.com.
18… Cash Bingo, 101 W. Elizabeth St., Woodsboro, MD. Noon.
18… Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood: Outdoor Wedding Open House, 12805-A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont. 3-7 p.m. Free. Meet dozens of vendors; taste food from exclusive caterers. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
18-22…. Destination Dig VBS, First Baptist Church, 7 Sunny Way, Thurmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 5 to grade 5. Register online: www.fbcthurmont.org.
19-23…. Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp, Catoctin View Church, 15601 Catoctin Mountain Hwy., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 786-863-7533.
24… Black Mountain View Farm Draft Rescue’s Open House, 11819 Whates Ln., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Pony rides, face painting, moon bounce, petting zoo, food vendors, craft vendors, live music & more. Set up vendor spot: 240-440-9297.
24… Park, Grab ‘n Go, Rocky Ridge Activities Bldg., 13516 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 1-4 p.m. (or until food is gone). Sandwiches: chicken salad & hot beef (Sloppy Joes); Soup: chicken corn soup & bean soup; Pie: cherry & apple.
24… Golden Gears Car Club of Frederick’s 3rd Annual Bingo for Veterans, Frederick Elks Lodge #684, 289 Willowdale Dr., Frederick, MD. $20/advance tickets. Doors open 5 p.m.; bingo 6 p.m. Jackpot, 50/50, food, door prizes, chance baskets & more. Jay 240-372-1753 or Linda 240-529-4745. www.goldengears.org.
24… Free Wiffle Ball & Drive-In Movie Night, St. John’s Pavilion, 16923 Sabillasville Rd., Sabillasville, MD. Wiffle Ball 7:30 p.m.; movie 8:45 p.m. Bring chairs/blankets. Refreshments provided.
25… SAAC Group of Maryland’s 11th Annual Spring Show, Crouse Ford, 11 Antrim Blvd., Taneytown, MD. Show cars must be powered by Ford. Judging is by popular vote w/balloting open to registered show participants only. Registration: 9 a.m.-noon. Pre-registration $15: www.saacgroupmd.com. Pam Fleagle 410-303-1847. Rain date: Aug. 1.
26-30…. A Day In The Park, 2021 Summer Rec Program, Community Park, 21 Frederick Rd., Thurmont. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Only registering 30 children. Sponsored by Town of Thurmont. www.thurmontmainstreet.com or 301-271-7313.
26-30…. God’s Big Backyard VBS, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 5:30-8 p.m. Grades K-5. Dinner provided. 301-271-4511; email@example.com.
26-30…. Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp, Catoctin View Church, 15601 Catoctin Mountain Hwy., Thurmont. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 786-863-7533.