Event Advertisements

You may advertise an event in our calendar for free by submitting an entry under the ‘Calendar’ tab at www.TheCatoctinBanner.com. For a more detailed listing (details, contact information, ticket information, and web address), please sign up for a paid display ad under the Calendar tab and reference the Advertisement Rates tab for costs and contract. Paid display ads come with a detailed calendar listing and a write-up in the Around Town section that references your ad page. Calendar listings will be listed only in the calendar month in which they take place.

JULY

3…. Food 4 Kids Weekend Food Program, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W North Ave., Emmitsburg. 10 a.m.-noon.

3…. Emmitsburg Community Pool opens noon-7 p.m. for 21727 zip code users only. Reevaluation will be made the week of July 17 to potentially open user boundaries.

4…. Thurmont Lions Club Sandwich Sale, Bell Hill – Rt. 15, Thurmont. Pit beef, pork, ham & turkey sandwiches, fresh-cut fries, baked beans, drinks, desserts & more.

6…. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Adults only. Masks required.

9-12 Gettysburg Motorcycle event. Text  57838 for secret details.

15.. Emmitsburg Food Giveaway, Food Bank, 130 S Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 3-6 p.m.

17.. Food 4 Kids Weekend Food Program, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W North Ave., Emmitsburg. 10 a.m.-noon.

18.. Benefit Breakfast for the Luke Bradley Family, Bell Hill Farm, 15202 Catoctin Mountain Hwy., Thurmont. 7-11 a.m. Items can be purchased individually w/discount for multiple items purchased. Come out & support this local family in their time of need.

18.. Mt. Tabor Drive-Thru Festival, 13616 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 3-8 p.m. Take home good home-cooked food. Do not leave your vehicle; masks required; cash only.

18.. Car Show, Thurmont Event Complex, 13716 Strafford Ln., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration fee $15 (includes one meal). Dash plaques given to first 100 registered vehicles. Trophies awarded 3 p.m. Door prizes, games, Chinese auction, bingo, 50/50, entertainment & more. Proceeds benefit Thurmont Community Ambulance. 240-674-1235 or 301-667-1545.

21.. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11:30 a.m. Adults only. Masks required.

22.. Car Greeting Parade for Senior Citizens in Outlying Areas, Starting at Thurmont Sr. Ctr., 806 E. Main St., Thurmont.  10:00-11:30 a.m. (approximate). Rain date: July 23.  A call will be placed to make sure you are home. 301-271-7911 for more info. or to participate.

23.. Yard Sale & Soup and Sandwich Sale, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Masks required.

24.. Yard Sale & Soup and Sandwich Sale, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Masks required.

25.. Yard Sale & Soup and Sandwich Sale, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Masks required.

26.. Tom’s Creek United Methodist Church Outdoor Worship at the Promise Land, 10918 Taneytown Pk., Emmitsburg. 9 a.m. Featuring Hyssongs Christian concert. All welcome; bring your chair and mask.

27.. Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Adults only. Masks required.

31.. Food 4 Kids Weekend Food Program, Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W North Ave., Emmitsburg. 10 a.m.-noon.

Announcements

Guardian Hose Firemen’s Carnival

The Annual Firemen’s Carnival, scheduled for July 6-11, 2020, has been postponed until further notice.

Rocky Ridge Carnival & Parade

Due to continued restrictions for COVID-19, the Rocky Ridge Carnival has been canceled.

Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day

Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day event has been paired back to become a night of music and fireworks on June 27, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Emmitsburg Community Park.

Catoctin Colorfest

Catoctin Colorfest is cancelled for October 2020. The  57th Catoctin Colorfest  will be held October 9 & 10, 2021.

Thurmont Little League

The Thurmont Little League has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Spring season. Moving forward, they’re planning for an amazing fall season.

Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show

The 2020 Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show has, for the most part, been cancelled except for—as of this writing—the Catoctin FFA Alumni Livestock Show & Sale for market goat, beef, sheep, and swine. The Animal Show will be held on Saturday, September 12, at 9:00 a.m., and the livestock sale will begin at 7:00 p.m., with the location to be finalized.

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