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4…… 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.
5…… Thurmont Lions Club’s Pit Beef, Pork, Turkey & Ham Sandwich Sale, Bell Hill Farm (north of Thurmont on Rt. 15). www.thurmontlionsclub.com.
6…… Breakfast, VHC Activities Bldg., 17701 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 7-11 a.m.
6…… CANCELLED: The Long Reunion, St. John’s Lutheran Fellowship Hall, Creagerstown, MD.
11…. The First Annual Community Tribute to Thousands of Americans Who Lost Their Lives on September 11, 2001, Thurmont Memorial Park, Main St., Thurmont. 6 p.m. Color Guards from Scout Troop 270, American Legion Post 168, AMVETS Post 7, Sons of the American Revolution. Gateway Brass Ensemble. Hosted by Thurmont Lions Club. Bring lawn chairs. Family-friendly. Social distancing/mask required.
12,13…… 1st Annual Sunflower Festival, Winterbrook Farms, 13001 Creagerstown Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Outdoor event only; held weather permitting. www.winterbrookfarms.com.
12…. Dedication Ceremony of E. Eugene Myers Community Park, Community Park, (intersection of Cedar Drive and Willow Avenue, Emmitsburg. 10:00 a.m.
13…. Chicken BBQ, Lewistown Ruritan Club, Intersection of Fish Hatchery Rd. & Route 15, northbound side, Lewistown. Carryouts only. 10:30 a.m. until sold out.
15…. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11:30 a.m. Free clothing for men, woman & children.
15…. Gateway to the Cure Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk, Eyler Road Park, 15 Eyler Rd., Thurmont. 8:30 a.m. Social distancing guidelines will be in place. $35 (pre-registered gets T-shirt). Register: runsignup.com (enter “Gateway to the Cure 5K”) or call Town Office 301-271-7313.
16…. Emmitsburg Food Giveaway, Food Bank, 130 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 3-6 p.m.
16…. Drive-by Greetings Parade, Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-noon. Meet at center 9:45 a.m. Mask required. Register: 301-271-7911. Center will call first if coming by your house. Rain date: Sept. 17.
18,19…… Six-family Yard Sale, Rt. 15, Lohr Rd., Thurmont. Rain or shine. Masks required.
19…. Thurmont Lions Club’s Pit Beef, Pork, Turkey & Ham Sandwich Sale, Bell Hill Farm (north of Thurmont on Rt. 15). www.thurmontlionsclub.com.
19…. Emmitsburg Lions Club Car Wash, Vigilant Hose Activities Bldg., 17701 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dependent on Emmitsburg water restrictions.
19…. Fort Ritchie Community Center Bass Fishing Tournament, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Cascade, MD. 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Cash prizes for adults; door prizes & raffles; multiple youth age groups. Catch & release. Maryland fishing license required. www.thefrcc.org.
19,20…… 1st Annual Sunflower Festival, Winterbrook Farms, 13001 Creagerstown Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Outdoor event only; held weather permitting. www.winterbrookfarms.com.
20…. Annual Fall Festival, First Baptist Church of Thurmont, 7 Sunny Way, Thurmont. 4-6 p.m. Food, 5.5 Band, The Puppet & Story Works, crafts & games for whole family. All welcome. www.fbcthurmont.org.
20…. Indian Lookout Conservation Club’s Shotgun Shoots, 17107 Riffle Rd., Emmitsburg. Registration noon; shoots 1 p.m. Face masks & social distancing required.
20…. Money & Coach Bag Bingo, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Stafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 11 a.m.; games 1 p.m. $25/person. 14 games of Coach bags; 12 games of $100; half-time game $500; final game $1,000. Tip jars, 50/50, door prizes. Cash bar & kitchen. Proceeds benefit Thurmont Comm. Amb. Co.
25,26…… Yard Sale, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231 A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain date: Oct. 2-3. Benefits 2021 Youth Mission Trip.
26…. Evening of Dance in the Park, Emmitsburg Community Park, Emmitsburg. $10 (tickets are limited & must be pre-purchased). Featuring Sticktime. Food/drinks available for purchase. Vigilant Hose Auxiliary selling ticket jars. Sponsored by Emmitsburg Comm. Heritage Day. Tickets: online at https://app.etickets.to/buy/?e=18488 or call Jennifer Joy 301-447-6467.
26…. Mt. Tabor Drive-Thru Festival, Mount Tabor Park, 13616 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 3-6:30 p.m. Home-cooked food; soups, sandwiches, iced tea & ice cream (no condiments available). Cash only. Please do not leave your vehicle & follow signs for flow of traffic. Masks required when interacting with greeters.
26…. Fall Festival, Winterbrook Farms, 13001 Creagerstown Rd., Thurmont. Saturdays & Sundays thru Nov. 1. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. www.winterbrookfarms.com.
26…. Emmitsburg Arbor Day Celebration, Emmitsburg Community Park, 201 Lincoln Ave., Emmitsburg. 9:30-11:30 a.m.
26…. CANCELED: James H. Mackley Golf Day at Maple Run Golf Course, Thurmont.
28…. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Free clothing for men, woman & children. 29 Town of Emmitsburg Election Day, 22 East Main St., Emmitsburg. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Mayor’s seat and one commissioner’s seat up for election. www.emmitsburgmd.gov.