Thurmont AMVETS’ Classic Car & Truck Show
Thurmont AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 7 presents a Classic Car & Truck Show on Sunday, August 18, 2019, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Bring the whole family out! Event will also feature food, Chinese auction, raffles, music, and much more! View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Hosts Utica Picnic
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Utica is hosting its Utica Picnic on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 12:00-7:00 p.m. in Miller’s Woods on Lewistown Road in Thurmont. All are welcome to come and enjoy fried chicken and country ham dinner with sides and dessert ($20.00 per adult; carryouts available), sandwiches, desserts, live entertainment, cake auction, and much more! View the advertisement on page 25 for more information.
Seton Shrine’s Upcoming Events
The Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg welcomes you to visit and attend its many interesting and fun upcoming events, including a free film showing of Creed II in the Visitor Center theater on August 3 at 3:00 p.m.; a free book chat with author Mary Lenaburg on August 4 at 3:00 p.m.; Living History Tours, Sunday through Wednesday (through August 21); St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration on August 25 at 3:00 p.m.; and Civil War Sisters Tour on Saturdays through August 31. View the advertisement on page 12 for more details.
Emmitsburg Community Pool Party
Join Emmitsburg Mayor Briggs and staff for the Community Pool Party on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Admission is just $1.00! Enjoy swimming, hamburgers, hot dogs, games, music, and ice cream. View the advertisement on page 25 for more information.
Thurmont Main Street’s Art & Wine Stroll
Enjoy a night out at Thurmont Main Street’s Art & Wine Stroll on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Visit artists and wineries inside businesses on Main Street in Thurmont, as well as live entertainment and art. View the advertisement on page 11 for more information.
Vigilant Hose Company’s Bingo Bash
Mark your calendars for Vigilant Hose Company’s Bingo Bash on Saturday, September 21, 2019! Doors open at 4:00 p.m., with games starting at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 in advance and $50.00 at the door. Meal is included in ticket price. Bingo Bash features 22 games and 3 jackpots. View the advertisement on page 35 for more information and for how to get your tickets today!
Frederick County Parks & Recreation Presents Old-Fashioned Game Day
Bring the whole family out for a day of old-fashioned family fun, with indoor and outdoor games, on Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at Rose Hill Manor Park in Frederick. Sponsored by Frederick County Parks & Recreation. For more information, visit their website at www.recreater.com and view the advertisement on page 35.
Town of Emmitsburg Election Day
The Town of Emmitsburg Election Day will be October 1, 2019. The last day to register to vote with Frederick County is August 30. Two commissioner seats are up for re-election. View the advertisement on page 22 for more information.
Gospel & Bluegrass Music Festival
Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day at the Gospel & Bluegrass Music Festival at Mt. Tabor Park in Rocky Ridge on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 1:00-6:00 p.m. Event features local talents and fine bluegrass music by the Carroll County Ramblers and Hanover Express. Great food and free admission! View the advertisement on page 21 for more details.
Fort Ritchie Community Center’s Upcoming Events
Mark your calendars for these not-to-be-missed upcoming events at Fort Ritchie Community Center in Cascade, including the Community Yard Sale on September 14, the Bass Fishing Tournament on September 28, from 7:00-11:30 a.m. with cash prizes, and the 2019 FRCC Speaker Series with award-winning author Garrett M. Graff on September 20, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 32 for more information about these events.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Labor Day Festival
Bring the whole family out to Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Annual Labor Day Festival on Church Street in Thurmont on Monday, September 2, 2019, from noon-5:00 p.m. Enjoy a family-style dinner, music by Home Comfort Bluegrass Band with Mike and Anna Cox, drawings, bingo, 50/50, raffle, and much more! View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.
Money & Coach Bingo
Come and play the Money & Coach Bingo at the Thurmont Event Complex on September 22, 2019. Doors open at 11:00 a.m., with games beginning at 1:00 p.m. Event will also feature tip jars, 50/50, door prizes, cash bar, kitchen, and more! Proceeds benefit the Thurmont Community Ambulance Company. View the advertisement on page 14 for ticket information.
Calling All Farmers & Tractor Enthusiasts
All farmers and tractor enthusiasts join Deer Run Farm for a free scenic tractor drive on the back roads of Rocky Ridge, Emmitsburg, and Keymar on Saturday, August 17, 2019. The ride will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Keysville Grace UCC’s Community Day. Bring your tractor that’s able to maintain a minimum 10 mph. View the advertisement on page 23 for more details and for how to register.
Upcoming Events at Germantown Church of God
Mark your calendars for these not-to-be-missed upcoming events at Germantown Church of God in Cascade: Daystar Vocal Trio Concert on August 4; Vacation Bible School on August 5-9, from 6:15-8:30 p.m.; Community Yard Sale on August 23-24; and Worship & Picnic on August 25 at 10:00 a.m. View the advertisement on page 30 for more details about these events.
Thurmont Lions Club Sandwich Sales
The Thurmont Lions Club is holding its sandwich sale at Bell Hill and Rt. 15 in Thurmont on August 3 and August 31, 2019. Sale features pit beef, pork, ham, and turkey sandwiches. View the advertisement on page 11 for additional dates.
Graceham Volunteer Fire Company’s Adult Beverage Bingo
Get your tickets today for Graceham Volunteer Fire Company’s Adult Beverage Bingo on Saturday, September 28, 2019! Doors open at noon; games begin at 1:00 p.m. Event features adult beverages from local wineries, breweries, and distilleries; tip jars, 50/50 raffle, jackpot game, and more! View the advertisement on page 13 for more details and for ticket information.
Camps at YMCA of Frederick County
It’s not too late to sign up for summertime fun at the YMCA’s many summer day camps and sleep-aways camps. View the advertisement on page 23 for information on where you can find the right summer camp for your kids!
Come Out for a Free Concert
A free concert, sponsored by Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, featuring 5.5 Men, will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 3:00-7:00 p.m., at Pen Mar Park in Cascade. Concert will feature free gift certificate drawings, plus free snacks, water, and sodas! Bring your lawn chairs and your own picnic. View the advertisement on page 12 for more information.
Pippinfest – 39th Old Fashioned Street Festival
Come out for two days of fun, pony rides, food, crafts, Cruise-In Car Show, live music, Quilt Show, and much more, at Pippinfest on September 28-29, 2019, in historic Fairfield, Pennsylvania. Free admission and parking! View the advertisement on page 8 for more information.
Keysville Grace UCC Annual Community Day
Bring the whole family out for Keysville Grace UCC’s Annual Community Day on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Event features a tractor show & ride, music, games, food, and more! View the advertisement on page 56 for more information.
3rd Annual Thurmont Plein Air
Calling all artists to the 3rd Annual Thurmont Plein Air on October 5, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. This year’s Plein Air will take you to local wineries! Choose to paint at one of four popular Frederick County vineyards. Judging, reception, and sale of artwork will take place at the Thurmont Main Street Center, following the painting from 9:00-1:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 31 for more information.
EOPCC’s 10th Annual Wine Tasting & Auction
Mark your calendars for EOPCC’s 10th Annual Wine Tasting & Auction on September 14, 2019, from 5:45-8:45 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Hall in Emmitsburg. Donation of $35.00 per person. RSVP by September 1. View the advertisement on page 31 for more information.
Rocky Ridge Carnival
Bring the family out for a fun time at the Rocky Ridge Carnival, August 12-17, 2019, at Mt. Tabor Park on Motter Station Road in Rocky Ridge. Enjoy rides, live entertainment every night, a parade on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., food, ice cream, and more! View the advertisement on page 2 for more information.
63rd Annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show
Don’t miss the event that has been bringing the communities together since 1957: the Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show! The Show is being held September 6-8, 2019, at Catoctin High School in Thurmont. Each day is packed with exhibits, contests, shows, food, activities, and much more! View the advertisement on page 2 for more details and for exhibit entry information.
ThorpeWood’s 12th Annual 5K Trail Walk & 10K Trail Run
Don’t miss the fun! Register before September 1 for ThorpeWood’s 12th Annual 5K Trail Walk & 10K Trail Run on September 8, 2019, 8:00-11:00 a.m. View the advertisement on page 6 for registration information.
St. John’s UCC Festival
St. John’s UCC Festival in Sabillasville will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. Come enjoy great food, baked goodies, raffles, moon bounce, pony rides, live music, and more! View the advertisement on page 19 for more information.