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October

1…… CHS Class of 1972 50th Reunion, Thurmont AMVETS, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. Carol Long 301-514-3588 ot gearhart54@aol.com.

1…… Father Darin Didier Memorial Run, Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg. Onsite registration 7 a.m. Pre-race stretching by PIVOT. One-mile Fun Run/Walk 9 a.m.; 5K Run/Walk 9:30 a.m. Coffee before race & fruit and drinks after race. $35/runner or $70/family. www.emmitsburgevents.com.

1…… Vigilant Hose Company’s Spring Fling Rescheduled. All tickets purchased for this event that was previously scheduled for May 28 are still valid. Event will now take place in-person. Updated info.: www.vhc6.com.

1…… Memory Lab by Appointment, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10-4 p.m.

1,2…. Gas & Steam Engine Show, Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park, 12708 Brandenburg Hollow Rd., Myersville. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

1-8…. Hope in a World of Chaos, Journey of Hope w/Speaker Ray DeCarlo, Catoctin View Seventh-day Adventist Church, 15601 Catoctin Mtn. Hwy., Thurmont. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Health seminars, quality music, purposeful prayer, Biblical preaching, snacks. www.catoctinview.org; email catoctin.view@catoctinview.org; 301-271-3346.

2…… Chicken BBQ, Lewistown Ruritan Club, Carryouts Only, Intersection of Fish Hatchery Rd. & Rt. 15 (northbound side), Lewistown. 10 a.m. until sold out.

2…… Open Memory Lab, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 1-4 p.m.

3…… Balance & Strength Class, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 11:15 a.m. Also: 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 26, 27, 31.

3…… Language Learner Storytime, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.

3…… Yoga, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 9:30 a.m. Also: 10, 17, 24, 31.

3…… Community Clothes Closet, Thurmont UMC, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Free.

4…… Coffee & Chat, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10 a.m. Also: 11, 18.

4…… Pollinators, Flowers & Nature, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd., Thurmont. 4 p.m.

4…… Cards & Games, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m. Also: 13, 14, 18, 21, 27, 28.

5…… Bingo, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m. Also: 19.

6…… Esports Trick or Treat Tournament, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 3 p.m.

6,7…. Yard & Bake Sale, St. Anthony’s Shrine Grounds, 16150 St. Anthony Rd., Emmitsburg. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors: $5/day (bring own tables). Food, breakfast sandwiches & baked goods for sale. Leo 301-730-3384.

6-8…. Huge Yard Sale, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 8 only: take home soup, oyster sandwiches & other goodies 9 a.m.-4 p.m. www.gracehammoravian.org; 301-271-2379.

6-8…. Colorfest Yard Sale, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

6-8…. Huge Yard Sale “Grandma’s Attic,” 15 N. Church St., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

7…… Friday Night 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…. Fall Fest in Catoctin Furnace, 12610 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

7-9…. Giant Yard & Furniture Sale, Harriet Chapel, 12625 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Baked goods, soups, pulled pork sandwiches & hot dogs. www.harrietchapel.com.

8…… Soup & Pot Pie Fundraiser, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 7, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. Pick up orders: noon-6 p.m.

8…… Apple Butter Boiling, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 8619 Blacks Mill Rd., Creagerstown. 6 a.m.-3 p.m. To order: Carmi at 301-401-0633. Also selling ham sandwiches, drinks & baked goods.

8,9…. Colorfest, Community Park, Thurmont. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Art, jewelry, crafts, variety of delicious food, entertainment & much more.

8,9…. Food at Thurmont Grange Hall, East Main St. (adjacent to Carnival Grounds & Carroll St.), Thurmont. Hand-dipped ice cream (vanilla, chocolate, butter pecan, black raspberry, peach), country ham sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, drinks & baked goods. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

8,9…. Warm Apple Dumpling Sale, Thurmont Amb. Co. at Community Park, 21 Frederick Rd., Thurmont. $4/each; $20/pan of 6. Add ice cream. Water & soda for sale.

8,9…. Mount Tabor Church’s Ridgefest, Mount Tabor Church Park, 13616 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Apple butter demonstration (Sat. only), apple butter for sale ($4/pint), soups, sandwiches, pies, breakfast casseroles, ice cream, iced tea, flea market (for free set-up spaces: call Jeff Sharrer 301-447-6387). Cash only.

8,9…. 46th Annual Sabillasville Mountain Festival & Car Show, Sabillasville Environmental School, 16210 Sabillasville Rd., Sabillasville. Sat.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Car Show 11 a.m.); Sun.: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Vendors, demonstrations, food trucks, music, fun for kids & more. Email SESMountainFest@gmail.com.

8,9…. 41st Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, National Emergency Training Center (NETC), Emmitsburg.

9…… Shotgun Shoots, Indian Lookout Conservation Club, 17107 Riffle Rd., Emmitsburg. Registration noon; shoots 1 p.m. Tip jars will be available. Also: Oct. 23.

9…… Union Bridge Fire Co. Breakfast, 8 Locust St., Union Bridge. 7-11 a.m.

11,25 Fantastic Beast: Exploring the History, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 1 p.m.

11….. Bridge, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 11 a.m. Also: 12, 26.

11….. Knitting & Crocheting Group, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 11 a.m.

13….. Fairytale & STEAM, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 1 p.m.

13….. Reading w/Heiress – Live Animal Event, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m.

13….. Bunko, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m.

13….. Free Beginner Baton-Twirling Classes (runs for four consecutive Thursday evenings), Emmitsburg Community Center Gym, Seton Ave., Emmitsburg.

13….. Thurmont Senior Ctr. Fundraiser, Roy Rogers, Thurmont. 5 p.m.

13….. Slime Lab, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6 p.m.

14….. Zumba, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:15 a.m. Also: 21, 28.

14….. Offsite: Nature Storytime & Hike at Catoctin Mountain Park, 14707 Park Central Rd., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.

15….. A Celebration of Life for Don Ray Tyler, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 8619 Blacks Mill Rd., Creagerstown. Family will receive friends one hour prior to 11 a.m. service. Luncheon to follow in Parish Hall.

15….. Thurmont Skatepark’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration, 804 E Main St., Thurmont. 1-4 p.m.

15….. “Spirits of the Furnace” Producation, Village of Catoctin Furnace, 12610 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

15….. Outdoor Community Movie Night, 8 Locust St., Union Bridge. 7:00 p.m.

15,16 Fort Ritchie Comm. Center Fall Craft Bazaar, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Cascade. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring more than 60 vendors. Fall gifts & decorations, pumpkin patch & hayrides, concessions, family activities, & more. www.thefrcc.org.

15,16 Woodsboro Days: Oct. 15—Woodsboro Lutheran Church, 101 S. Main St., Woodsboro, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., yard sales, food sales, Historical Society 5K Run (register woodsborohistoricalsociety.org); Oct. 16—Woodsboro Park, Woodsboro, noon-6 p.m., Free Music Festival w/Saskia and the Truly Unruly Band, Forever Young Band & the Milton J Band. Enjoy live music, face painting, yard sales, 5K Run, food trucks, beer & wine, and more. Info. or to be a vendor: Burgess Heath Barnes 301-401-7164.

16….. Drive-Thru Dinner Orders Due, St. John’s Lutheran Church Creagerstown, 8619 Blacks Mill Rd., Thurmont. $13/dinner (includes fried chicken, green beans, pepper slaw, biscuit & cake). Buckets of chicken avail.: 8 pc./$10, 12 pc./$15, 16 pc./$20. Apple butter also for sale. Call Carmi 301-401-0633. Leave message if no answer.

16….. Gateway to the Cure Covered Bridge 5K, Eyler Road Park, Thurmont. Check-in 7:30-8:15 a.m. Start 8:30 a.m. $35/participant. Register: https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Thurmont/GatewaytotheCure5K or call 301-271-7313 and press 0 or register the day of event. Benefits Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund.

17….. North Frederick County – County Council & County Executive Candidates Forum, Thurmont Middle School Cafeteria, 408 E. Main St., Thurmont. Public invited. Hosted by Thurmont Lions Club & Emmitsburg Lions Club.

18….. Community Clothes Closet, Thurmont UMC, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Free.

18….. Crafting & Fun w/Pauline’s Pals, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m.

18….. Make a Game: Castles & Catapults, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 4 p.m.

19….. Library Day, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.

20….. Seated Massage, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.

20….. Monthly Birthday Party, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 12:30 p.m.

20….. Frankentoys, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6 p.m.

21….. Clay Shoot, Fort Ritchie Comm. Ctr., 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Cascade. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. www.thefrcc.org.

21….. Farm Tales, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.

21….. Trunk or Treat & the Not-so-Spooky Library Trail of Treats, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6-8 p.m.

21….. Read to a Therapy Dog w/WAGS for Hope, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7 p.m.

22….. Drive-Thru Dinner Pick-Up, St. John’s Lutheran Church Creagerstown, 8619 Blacks Mill Rd., Thurmont. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $13/dinner (includes fried chicken, green beans, pepper slaw, biscuit & cake). Buckets of chicken avail.: 8 pc./$10, 12 pc./$15, 16 pc./$20. Apple butter also for sale.

22….. Golden Gears Car Club’s 4th Annual Bingo for Veterans, Frederick Elks Lodge #684, 289 Willowdale Dr., Frederick. Doors open 4:30 p.m.; Bingo 6 p.m. All welcome. $20 in advance. Specials, jackpot, 50/50, chance baskets, door prizes, food & more. Jay 240-372-1753 or Mike 301-606-8524 or www.goldengears.org.

22….. 20th Annual Urbana Indoor Art & Craft Show, Urbana Fire Hall, 3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission & parking. Over 65 vendors. Serving breakfast & lunch. Sponsored by Wesley Chapel UMC.

22….. Sons of Amvets Shrimp Feed, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. 3-7 p.m.

22….. Thurmont Main Street’s Pop-Up Shop – Shop the Pop!, Thurmont Plaza, 224 N. Church St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. A little something for everyone.

22,23 Fall Harvest Show, Murphy Farm, 11502 Browningsville Rd., Ijamsville. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

23….. Thurmont Little League’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat, Westview Dr., Thurmont. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

24….. Community Clothes Closet, Thurmont UMC, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Free.

26….. Last Day to Order Slippery Pot Pie, Lewistown UMC, 11032 Hessong Bridge Rd., Thurmont. $8/quart. Chicken or Country Ham. Email lumcpotpie@gmail.com or call 301-898-7004.

26….. Pot Luck & General Mtg., Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Noon.

26….. Paw-O-Ween, Ballenger Creek Park, Frederick. 4:30-7 p.m. Free. Frederick Co. Parks & Rec. www.recreater.com.

26….. The Buckinghams Concert, The Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown. 7 p.m.

27….. Farkle, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m.

27….. Dungeons & Dragons: Let’s Play!, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6-8 p.m.

27-31 Early Voting, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

28….. Sunderman Sings Voice Area Recital, 300 N. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA. 8 p.m.

29….. Trunk or Treat, Thurmont UMC, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 5 p.m. Decorate a trunk & bring your kids to trick or treat; prizes given for best costume & best trunk. www.thurmontchurch.com or 301-271-4511.

29….. Trunk N’ Treat, First Baptist Church, 7 Sunny Way, Thurmont. 4-6 p.m. Decorate your trunk (nothing scary); enjoy treats, games & free pizza. Trophy awarded for best trunk. Bring non-perishable food item for food bank. Register: www.fbcthurmont.org.

29….. Thurmont Comm. Amb. Service’s Halloween Dance, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Dr., Thurmont. Costumes welcome. Doors open 6 p.m. Music (5 Guys Band & MotorSmoke) 8 p.m.-midnight. Cash bar, kitchen open, ATM, tip jars & 50/50. $10/person. Tickets: avail. at door or any Friday Night Bingo or eventbrite.com. 18 & older – photo ID required.

29….. Thurmont Main Street’s Pop-Up Shop – Shop the Pop!, Thurmont Plaza, 224 N. Church St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. A little something for everyone.

29….. Movie in the Park, Community Park, 19 Frederick Rd., Thurmont. 7:30 p.m. Showing: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, followed by Hotel Transylvania. Bring chairs/blankets. Thurmont Lions Club will be serving popcorn & hot chocolate.

29….. Bull & Oyster Feed, 8 Locust St., Union Bridge. Doors open 4:00 p.m.

29….. Trunk or Treat, Mt. Bethel UMC, 14110 Stottlemyer Rd., Foxville. 5-8 p.m.

29….. Adoption Open House – Meet Our Adoptable Kittens, 3 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m.

29….. Jazz Ensemble: Autumn Leaves, 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA .8 p.m.

30….. Family Weekend Choral Concert & Worship Service, 325 N. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA. 11 a.m.

31….. Halloween Party, Thurmont Senior Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 12:30 p.m.

31….. Not So Spooky Halloween Storytime, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Rd., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.

31….. Trick-or-Treating in Thurmont: 6-7:30 p.m.

31….. Trick-or-Treating in Emmitsburg: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

31                  Emmitsburg’s Annual Children’s Halloween Parade & Costume Contest. Parade starts 7 p.m. (parade tagging at intersection of Federal & DePaul St. 6:30 p.m.). Vigilant Hose Company for games, contest announcements & refreshments immediately following parade.

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