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1…… Chicken Barbecue Dinner, Emmitsburg Lions Club at Vigilant Hose Co. Activities Bldg., 17701 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. 11 a.m. until gone.
1…… 2nd Annual Spring Fling, First Baptist Church of Thurmont at Thurmont Community Park, Frederick Rd., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Games, moon bounce, crafts, prizes, puppet show, karate demonstration, live music, refreshments. Free. www.fbcthurmont.org.
1…… Safe & Sane 2021 Sportsman’s Bingo, Vigilant Hose Co. Activities Bldg., 17701 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. Doors open 4 p.m.; dinner 5 p.m.; games 6:30 p.m.
2…… Friendship Day in the Park, Thurmont Community Park, Thurmont. 1-4 p.m. Free event. Balloon artist, scavenger hunt, prizes, popcorn & candy. Sponsored by Thurmont Lions Club.
5…… Safe & Sane 2021 Meeting, Thurmont United Methodist Church Pavilion, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m.
7…… Wolfe Agricultural Auctions: Livestock Sale, at The Eyler Stables, 137 Emmitsburg Rd., Thurmont. 6 p.m. 301-898-0340.
7…… 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.
7,8… Huge Yard Sale & Chicken BBQ, Thurmont Carnival Grounds, 123 E. Main St., Thurmont. May 7: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; May 8: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Chicken BBQ: 11 a.m. both days (also serving breakfast/lunch both days). Spaces avail.: $10/space; call Pam 301-573-6148. Sponsored by Guardian Hose Co.
7,8… Yard Sale & Plant Sale, Harriet Chapel, 12625 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont. May 7: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; May 8: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Masks required. www.harrietchapel.com or 301-271-4554.
8…… Dance in the Park with Sticktime, E. Eugene Myers Community Park (formerly Emmitsburg Community Park), Emmitsburg. 6-8 p.m. BYOB. Food/bev. avail. for purchase. $15/person. Tickets: 301-447-6467; email firstname.lastname@example.org. Help support Emmitsburg’s annual fireworks. www.emmitsburgevents.com.
8…… Plants on the Plaza Plant Sale, Summit Plaza, Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
8…… Mother’s Day Breakfast: A Breakfast for Mom While Kids Make Gifts, Thurmont UMC, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 9 a.m.
8…… Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market, Municipal Parking Lot, South Center St., Thurmont. 9-noon. Every Saturday until Sept. 25. www.thurmontmainstreet.com.
9…… Union Bridge Fire Co. Country Breakfast Carryout, 8 W. Locust St., Union Bridge, MD. Order by May 4; pickup May 9, 7-11 a.m.
10…. Orders Due, Chicken & Country Ham Slippery Pot Pie (fruit/cream pies, cakes, country ham sandwiches, chicken pies, soups & more). Pickup: May 12 at Trinity UCC, 101 E. Main St., Thurmont. Order: 301-271-2305; 301-271-2655.
12…. Free Baton Twirling Course, Emmitsburg Antique Mall parking lot, 1 Chesapeake Ave., Emmitsburg. 6-6:45 p.m. Must pre-register: email@example.com or 240-405-2604.
12…. Free Dance-Pom Introductory Course, Emmitsburg Antique Mall parking lot, 1 Chesapeake Ave., Emmitsburg. 7-7:45 p.m. Must pre-register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-405-2604.
13…. 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 at drive-thru only & center will receive 25 percent of total sale.
15…. Wolfe Agricultural Auctions: Industrial Sale, at The Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. 9 a.m. 301-898-0340.
15…. Benefit Breakfast for Colan Droneburg, Bell Hill, Thurmont (north of Thurmont on west side of Rt. 15). 7-11 a.m. Sponsored by Thurmont Lions Club. To help family with medical expenses due to head injury Colan sustained while playing football. Menu items: pancakes, scrambled eggs, home fries, sandwiches, fruit cups, hot/cold beverages & more. Discount for multiple items purchased.
16…. Community Clean-Up Day, Fort Ritchie Community Center, Cascade. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
16…. Chicken BBQ, Lewistown Ruritan Club, Carryouts Only. Intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Rt. 15, northbound side, Lewistown. 10 a.m. until sold out.
19…. Safe & Sane 2021 Meeting, Thurmont United Methodist Church Pavilion, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m.
21…. Wolfe Agricultural Auctions: Tack Sale, at The Eyler Stables, 137 Emmitsburg Rd., Thurmont. 6 p.m. 301-898-0340.
22…. Wolfe Agricultural Auctions: Horse Sale, at The Eyler Stables, 137 Emmitsburg Rd., Thurmont. Tack sale 10 a.m.; horse sale 3 p.m. 301-898-0340.
22…. Cash/Bags/Basket Bingo, Lewistown Fire Hall, 11101 Hessong Bridge Rd., Lewistown/Thurmont. Doors open 4:30 p.m.; Bingo 6 p.m. Tip Jars/special games/food. $20 at door. Benefits Faith UCC. 301-788-2427 or 301-712-8520 for reservations. Temp. check/sign-in at door; masks required.
22…. Union Bridge Fire Co. Bingo, 8 W. Locust St., Union Bridge, MD. Doors open 4 p.m.
22…. Free Fitness Classes, Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Cascade, MD. 9-11 a.m.
22…. Big Money Bingo, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Doors open 5 p.m.; games 7 p.m. $50/person (25 cards; small jackpot; large jackpot; 50/50; winner takes all; roast beef, mashed potatoes & green beans). Cash bar available; kitchen open for additional purchases. Tickets: 301-748-5359 or 301-271-3820.
22,23…… Maryland Iron Festival (Online Virtual Festival). Free. www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-virtual-maryland-iron-festival-tickets-146651780423.
23…. Lakeside Hall Open House, Lakeside Hall at Fort Ritchie, Cascade, MD.
24…. “Dinner with the Director,” Black’s Funeral Home at Mountain Gate Restaurant, 133 Frederick Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Max 40 people. Please RSVP to 240-288-1300 to reserve your spot. Learn about funeral pre-planning & enjoy delicious buffet-style dinner on them.
29…. Food Truck Day, Fort Ritchie, Cascade, MD.
29…. Thurmont Lions Club’s Pit Beef, Pork, Turkey & Ham Sandwich Sale, Bell Hill Farm (north of Thurmont on Rt. 15). www.thurmontlionsclub.com.