Thurmont’s Gateway To The Cure
The Town of Thurmont’s 5th Annual Gateway to the Cure takes place every day in October. Residents and businesses, please show your support again this year by turning on your outside pink light each night in October from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Pink light bulbs are now available at Cousins Ace Hardware, Hobbs Hardware, and the Thurmont Municipal Offices.
Visit participating businesses in Thurmont where a portion of your purchases will be donated to this cause. Watch for all participating businesses in Octobers electric bill and on FB. Gateway To The Cure t-shirts, pinwheels, and tote bags will once again be sold at the town office along with this year’s new item-Gateway To The Cure water bottles. View the ad on page 27.
Lacie’s Legacy 13th Annual Memorial Walk
Lacie’s Legacy 13th Annual Memorial Walk will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Carroll Valley Park in Fairfield, Pennsylvania. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. Bring the family out for lots of fun activities, including silent auction, raffles, and more!. View the advertisement on page 10 for more information.
Fall Fest at Liberty Mountain Resort
Fall Fest will be held at Liberty Mountain Resort in Fairfield, PA., on October 14 from noon to 4 p.m. This event includes family fun, chairlift rides, live music, and a huge ski swap and sale. Call 717-642-8282 or view the ad on page 10 for more information.
Thurmont Ambulance Company Hosts Events
You won’t want to miss the BEST apple dumplings and ice cream provided by the Thurmont Ambulance Company at Colorfest this year, or any year. They will be set up at the entrance of the Thurmont Community Park.
Back by popular demand! The Amish Outlaws will perform at the Thurmont Event Complex on October 6 at 7:00 p.m. View the ad on page 13 for more information.
Fall Fest and ‘Spirits’ Tours at Catoctin Furnace
The Catoctin Furnace Historical Society will sponsor Fall Fest on October 12 and 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 12610 Catoctin Furnace Road in Thurmont. Activities include apple butter boiling, blacksmithing, tours, fun and food. Guided ‘Spirits of the Furnace’ tours will be held on October 20, 2018, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Learn about the historic iron furance and village. View the ad on page 15.
Save the Date for Breakfast with Santa
Guardian Hose Company will host Santa during a breakfast on Saturday, December 15 at the activities building at 123 E. Main Street in Thurmont. View the advertisement on page 13 for more details.
Wesley Chapel in Urbana Hosts Art & Craft Show
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church is holding its 16th Annual Urbana Indoor Art & Craft Show on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Urbana Fire Hall in Frederick, with free admission and parking. View the advertisement on page 15 for more details.
Art & Wine Stroll on Thurmont Main Street
Thurmont Main Street will host the popular Art & Wine Stroll in downtown Thurmont on Friday, November 9. Visit various businesses for entertainment and refreshments. View the advertisement on page 14 for more details.
Guardian Hose Company’s Holiday Bazaar
The Guardian Hose Company’s Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at the Thurmont Activities Building at the carnival grounds. Crafters are needed; if interested, please contact Patty at 301-788-0432. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.
I Can Only Imagine
Join the Thurmont Church of the Brethren for a showing of the movie, I Can Only Imagine on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the church which is located at 14 North Altamont Avenue in Thurmont. Admission is free. View the advertisement on page 17 for more information.
YMCA Sporting Clays Tournament
The YMCA of Frederick County will host a Sporting Clays Tournament at the Thurmont Conservation & Sports Club in Thurmont on October 26, 2018. View clays.frederickymca.org and the advertisement on page 23 for more information.
Fall Fest at Harriet Chapel
Save the date for Harriet Chapel’s Fall Fest on October 11-13, 2018, at the church, located at 12625 Catoctin Furnace Road in Thurmont. Event features yard sale, bake sale, food, and more. View the advertisement on page 40 for more information.
Graceham VFC’s Meat Bingo
Win meat! Various cuts and options up for the game during Graceham VFC’s Meat Bingo on November 3, 2018. Tickets are $25.00 in advance or $30.00 at the door which opens at 4:00 p.m. Call 240-529-6229 or view the advertisement on page 19 for more information and for how to purchase your tickets today.
Fall Fest Cafe at St. John’s Lutheran Church
A Fall Fest Cafe will be hosted by St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall Creagerstown on October 13, 2018, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. The menu for eat-in or carryout is slippery chicken pot pie and a full menu of goodies. October 5 is the deadline for carryout orders of pot pies and soups, at $6.00 a quart. E-mail email@example.com to place an order or call Betty 301-667-4380. View the advertisement on page 32 for more information.
Admiral to Speak at Fort Ritchie Community Center
The author of Inside Camp David, the Private World of the Presidential Re-treat, Adm. Michael Giorgione USN (Ret.), will be the next presenter in the Fort Ritchie Community Center Speaker Series on October 19, 2018. Tickets are $25 per couple or $15 per individual and include catered refreshments, social hour, and the presentation.
Also, sign up for free fitness classes in October. Take a look at your choices in the advertisement on page 18.
Emmitsburg Vendor & Craft Event at Vigilant Hose Company — Vendors & Crafters Wanted
The Vigilant Hose Company’s Vendor & Craft Event will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Vigilant Hose Company’s Activities Building on Creamery Road in Emmitsburg. Crafters and vendors wanted. View the advertisement on page 18 for contact information.
Lewistown Fire Department Sportsman’s Bingo
Mark your calendar now for Saturday, November 10, 2018, for the Lewistown Fire Department Sportsman Bingo. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m., with the buffet at 6:00 p.m. and games beginning at 7:30 p.m. View the advertisement on page 19 for more information and for how to purchase your tickets today.
Veterans Day Open House at the Thurmont Senior Center
Activities and guest speakers will be arranged to honor our local Veterans and their families on November 3, 2018 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Thurmont Senior Center. View the advertisement on page 19 for more information and for how to purchase your tickets today.
Rocky Ridge VFC’s Money Bingo is Back
Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company’s Money Bingo is back, October 6, 2018, with new prizes! Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with games beginning at 7:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 36 for more information.
Graceham Moravian Church Family-Style Dinner
Graceham Moravian Church in Thurmont is holding a Family-Style Turkey & Fried Oyster Dinner on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. Also, earlier in the month, church members will host a yard sale and food sales. View the advertisement on page 20 for times and prices and visit their website at www.gracehammoravian.org.
The 55th Annual Catoctin Colorfest will be held October 13-14, 2018, in the Thurmont Community Park, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. View the advertisement on page 6 for more information about this much-anticipated event.
Mountain Fest & Car Show
Mark your calendar for Mountain Fest, October 13-14, 2018, from 8:00-4:00 p.m., at Sabillasville Elementary School. The Car Show will be held on Sunday, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Additional vendors are wanted. View the advertisement on page 8 for more details and for contact information if you’re an interested vendor.
The Great Pumpkin Patch
Frederick County Parks & Rec will host The Great Pumpkin Patch on October 13 and 14, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Old National Pike Park in Mt. Airy, Maryland. A $5.00 pass includes hayrides, inflatables, Trick-or-Treat Trail, pumpkin decorating, games, a giant haystack, petting zoo and much more. View the advertisement on page 24 for more information.
Beagle Bed & Breakfast Sponsors ‘Pawtoberfest’
The first annual Pawtoberfest on the Farm event will be held on October 27, 2018 from noon to 4:00 p.m. It is a family and pet friendly event showcasing vendors who specialize in dog products and services, but welcoming all vendors interested. The public is invited to shop and participate.
This event is rain or shine and not refundable. See Beagle Bed & Breakfast ad on page 25.
Place Your Order for Country Butchering
Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company’s Country Butchering will be held November 17, 2018. Orders must be placed by November 9, 2018 by calling any of several individuals. View the advertisement on page 4 for more information.