Event Listing


Friday, May 26, 2017Exhibitions/Shows

"The Way We Worked" Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit

OPENING DAY
Smithsonian Exhibit Opening, "The Way We Worked", SMithsonian Traveling Exhibits
at the Carroll County Farm Museum, Union Mills Homestead, and Taneytown Museum & Heritage
(Runs through July 14th)

**Students 1st through 9th grade explore Carroll County with the Celebrating America Summer Adventure Passport Program- Visit at least 8 specific Carroll County locations or events and have a chance to win many prizes including a laptop!

Celebrating America is a history initiative created by the Board of County Commissioner to promote a greater understanding of American history and historically significant people, events, and places, particulary those within Carroll County.

When:
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:00 AM
Where:
Carrol County Farm Museum
500 S. Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157

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Friday, May 26, 2017Holiday Events

Memorial Day Remembrance

Join the 29th Division Association & Business Advocates for Veterans for a Memorial Day Remembrance

 

Nearly 9,000 Marylanders have been killed or gone MIA fighting for our liberty since World War I. 9,000 Flags will be on display on the Gerstell Academy lawn to represent them. The public in invited to visit the display Friday May 26-Monday May, 29th, hours are listed below, A Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 27th at 2:00 PM with guest speaker Govenor Bob Erlich. 

Public Visitation Hours 

  • Friday, May 26 from 5:00-8:00 PM
  • Saturday May 27 from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM and Ceremony at 2:00 PM with guest speaker Govenor Bob Erlich
  • Sunday, May 28 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Monday, May 29 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Gerstell Academy, 2500 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD 21048

   

When:
from Friday, May 26, 2017 5:00 PM
thru Monday, May 29, 2017 8:00 PM
Where:
Gerstell Academy
2500 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

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Saturday, May 27, 2017Yard sale/Consignment

The Shepherd’s Staff Yard Sale

Donations of household items, art, jewelry, toys, books, bikes, holiday items and collectibles are welcome.  We will not accept large appliances, furniture, mattresses, computer equipment, electronics, tires and stuffed animals-unless new.
Proceeds to benefit The Shepherd’s Staff’s Blessings Closet.

When:
Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
The Shepherd’s Staff parking lot
30 Carroll Street, Westminster
(across from Grace Lutheran Church)
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Saturday, May 27, 2017Historic Event

Celebrating America in Carroll County-Remembrance

Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony: 2:00 PM at Gerstell Academy

Memorial Service & Good Old Days Celebrations: 3:30 PM at Monocacy Valley Legion (Harney)

**Students 1st through 9th grade explore Carroll County with the Celebrating America Summer Adventure Passport Program- Visit at least 8 specific Carroll County locations or events and have a chance to win many prizes including a laptop!

Celebrating America is a history initiative created by the Board of County Commissioner to promote a greater understanding of American history and historically significant people, events, and places, particulary those within Carroll County.

When:
Saturday, May 27, 2017 2:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
Where:

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Sunday, May 28, 2017Other

Celebrating America-Memorial Service

**Students 1st through 9th grade explore Carroll County with the Celebrating America Summer Adventure Passport Program- Visit at least 8 specific Carroll County locations or events and have a chance to win many prizes including a laptop!

Celebrating America is a history initiative created by the Board of County Commissioner to promote a greater understanding of American history and historically significant people, events, and places, particulary those within Carroll County.

When:
Sunday, May 28, 2017 6:00 PM
Where:
200 Church Street, New Windsor
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Monday, May 29, 2017Parade

Celebrating America in Carroll County-Memorial Day

150th Annual Memorial Day Parade: 10:00 AM Main Street, Westminster

Memorial Day Service: American Legion Post 120, Taneytown
Call 410-759-2219 for details

**Students 1st through 9th grade explore Carroll County with the Celebrating America Summer Adventure Passport Program- Visit at least 8 specific Carroll County locations or events and have a chance to win many prizes including a laptop!

Celebrating America is a history initiative created by the Board of County Commissioner to promote a greater understanding of American history and historically significant people, events, and places, particulary those within Carroll County.

When:
Monday, May 29, 2017 10:00 AM
Where:
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Thursday, June 01, 2017Other

Its All About The Ladies!

On Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 PM
$30.00 per group lesson
(4) Group lessons $100.00
COME PLAY!

For more information visit our website or call our Pro Shop

When:
from Thursday, June 01, 2017 6:30 PM
thru Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:30 PM
Where:
Island Green Family Fun Center
1199 S. Pleasant Valley Rd
Westminster, MD 21158
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Friday, June 02, 2017Other

National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Gun violence kills more than 90 Americans a day and injures hundreds more. 

That's why this June 2nd on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Americans across the country; to include those in Carroll County, will wear orange - a color that hunters wear to be seen. We will send a powerful message that there is more we can do to end gun violence.

#wearorange 


When:
Friday, June 02, 2017 8:00 AM thru 11:00 PM
Where:
Nationwide
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Saturday, June 03, 2017Festivals

46th Annual Deer Creek Fiddlers' Convention

46th Annual Deer Creek Fiddlers' Convention
Bluegrass, old-time & Celtic music competition for band & individual musicians, PLUS Southern Appalachian clogging competition. NEW THIS YEAR: Songwriting Competition! Performance, instrument & cash prizes from Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, Common Ground on the Hill, Eastman Instruments, and Caswell Banjos. Food, juried craft fair, beer/wine garden, and LOTS of shade tree picking! Bring a lawn chair, bring an instrument, bring the whole family to cheer on their favorites! Competition registration begins at 9:00 AM, or register online at http://www.commongroundonthehill.org/DCFCReg.html

When:
Saturday, June 03, 2017 9:00 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Carroll County Farm Museum

500 S. Center Street

Westminster, MD  21157 

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Saturday, June 03, 2017Festivals

Strawberry Festival

Fresh Strawberries available by the quart

Fresh Strawberries and Ice Cream, 

Delicious Food Served All Day

Baked Items, Handmade Crafts, Plants, White Elephant Table.

50/50 Raffle and much, much more.

Yard Sale & Flea Market Space Available

Church Sanctuary will be open for visiting and meditation.  

Proceeds to Benefit Carroll County Rape Crisis, Shepherd’s Staff, Missionary Support, Special Needs of the Church, 10% tithe to DE-MD Synod of the ELCA.

Rain or shine. www.stmaryselc.org. Church Office 410-346-7146.


When:
Saturday, June 03, 2017 9:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
St. Mary's Evangelical Lutheran Church
3978 Littlestown Pike
Westminster, MD
For More Info:
410-346-7146

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Saturday, June 03, 2017Other

What's Happening at Giulianova's

Pit Beef and Live music by Chief Clackton.
Pit Beef on Main Street, Saturday’s in May and June here.
Menu to include: Pit beef, Pit Ham and Smoked Turkey, Pulled Pork BBQ (available by the sandwich or by the pound). Sides include: Homemade Potato Salads, Cole slaw, Macaroni and cheese,  Sweet sausage Chili,  Cream of Crab soup.  
RSVP Seating Limited

When:
Saturday, June 03, 2017 11:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Giulianova's
11 East Main St.
Downtown Westminster
For More Info:
(410) 876-7425
brothersun.biz

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017Civil War Event

Civil War 'Living History Reenactment'

This year's annual spring encampment depicts the Seven Days Campaign illustrating six major battles between the Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac that took place over seven days in Richmond, Virginia in 1862. The battle of Fair Oaks, the featured battle on Saturday, set the Seven Days Campaign in motion. Other activities include a Civil War hospital, daily life in camps and a Ladies' Social on Saturday. Food is available for purchase at the event.
$10 per family, $5 per adult, $4 per senior (60 & over)

When:
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 10:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Carrol County Farm Museum
500 S. Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157
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Wednesday, June 07, 2017Family event

Kelly Miller Circus

The Kelly Miller Circus has gathered a galaxy of stars from many nations, as well as an exotic display of animals, enhanced them with beautiful theatrical lighting and lively circus music for a performance to warm the hearts of young and old alike.

From the early morning hours, when the big top is raised into the air, to the very moment when the king pole races to the ground at the end of the day, you the public are invited to come and be a part of the magic of “Circus Day” as it has been experienced for over 200 years! 

 

Box office opens at 9:00 AM • Midway opens 1 hour before show

 

Welcome
Our Ringmaster rises to new heights suspended by her teeth alone!

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Motorcycle Madness
Daredevils Defying Danger on the Aerial Motorcycle

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Gypsy Rovers
A caravan of cavorting canines.

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Nervous Knife Throwing
Fun with Fajolino and Miss Bethanie

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The Mongolian Masters of Balance
The unbelievable strength and agility of Mendee and Zaya

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Hip Hop Hula Hoop Artistry
The dazzling Deyanira dances with hula hoops

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Math Education, Zebra style!
Introducing GaGa, The World’s Smartest Zebra

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Hold on to your hat Fajolino! The Volcano God is chasing you!

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Lovely Luawana Ladies
The North Starlets aerial ballet Hawaiian-style starring legendary aerialist, Wendy Bell

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Fantastic Fire Manipulation
Lamount, The Human Volcano!

INTERMISSION

Rip Roaring Rope Spinning
Cowboy Joel Faulk

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Mule Training 101
Slim Chance, The Mule Whisperer and Rowdy

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On Heaven’s Wings
Mendee and Zaya soar to the apex of the big top

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Jolly Jesters

Fancy footwork featuring The Rachel-Bell Duo

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“Prima Ballerina” Fajolino
A Tutu Tossing Tissue

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Here Come the Elephants!
Trained and presented by Joey Frisco and the North Starlets

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Salute the Red, White, and Blue!
Join our cast in a fond farewell honoring our great nation.

A Fond Farewell


When:
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 4:30 PM
Where:
Carroll County Ag. Center
706 Agricultural Center Dr.
Westminster, MD 21157

Shows at 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM
For More Info:
Kelly Miller Circus
580-326-8345
www.kellymillercircus.com

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Saturday, June 10, 2017Other

What's Happening at Giulianova's

BBQ Stroll and Pit Beef. Pit Beef on Main Street, Saturday’s in May and June here. Menu to include: Pit beef, Pit Ham and Smoked Turkey, Pulled Pork BBQ (available by the sandwich or by the pound). Sides include: Homemade Potato Salads, Cole slaw, Macaroni and cheese, Sweet sausage Chili, Cream of Crab soup. RSVP Seating Limited 

When:
Saturday, June 10, 2017 11:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Giulianova's
11 East Main St.
Downtown Westminster
For More Info:
(410) 876-7425
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Saturday, June 17, 2017Flea Market

Carroll County Ag Center Indoor Flea Market

(Dates and Times subject to change)
*Sold out at this time
FREE Admission

When:
Saturday, June 17, 2017 8:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Shipley Arena
706 Agriculture Center Dr
Westminster, MD 21157

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Saturday, June 17, 2017Festivals

6th Annual Taneytown Wine, Music & Art Fest

Enjoy fine wine, art and music at this family-friendly festival
FREE Admission, $10.00 for tasting
Wineries: Great Shoals Winery, Winery at Olney, Linganore Winecellars, MISCellaneous Distillery, Red Shedman Farm Brewery
Music: 11:30-12:30 AM Just Bobby, 1:00-2:00 PM Saskia and the Truly Unruly Band, 2:30-3:30 PM Christian Harper DUO

Proceeds are donated to Habitat for Humanity Carroll County (410) 751-7722, www.cchabitat.org

KID ZONE, NO PETS
Taneytown Farmers Market Vendors, Unique Arts & Artisans, Amazing Food Vendors: Big Fat Daddy's, Bar-r-que, The Cow, Taneytown Lions Club

When:
Saturday, June 17, 2017 11:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Taneytown Memorial Park
Route 140
Taneytown, MD
For More Info:
410-751-1100
www.taneytown.org

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Saturday, June 17, 2017Nonprofit Fundraiser

Daddy Daughter Dance

Dads Works' 6th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Dads Works is excited to announce its 6th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. where Dads can make memories with their daughters that last a lifetime. Dance date is  The dance is well liked, heavily publicized and well attended with many participants returning from previous years. Approximately 120 Dads, their daughters, and volunteers enjoy this event annually. 

Ticket cost is $35 for each Dad, and daughters attend free! Ticket purchase includes appetizers, a meal with dessert and drinks, dancing to a live band, door prizes, a parting gift for each daughter with sponsor gifts for her and her family, a free professional photo of each father/daughter(s), and raffle opportunities from our gracious donors. 

Many of the same sponsors and donors have participated over the years, with more being added each year.  Sponsors receive lasting benefits beyond the night of the dance through yearlong exposure, recognition, and marketing opportunities.  Sponsors may opt to create a customized sponsorship or participate at levels on the sponsorship form.

To be a sponsor, attend the dance, or making a general donation to Dads Works, please go to: http://www.dadsworks.org/dance.html to make your secure donation or registration payment.  The registration or sponsor form may also be returned by email to davidberry@dadsworks.org.  Please make checks payable to Dads Works. For more information or to create a customized sponsorship, please contact David Berry, Director of Dads Works, at 443-605-6358 / davidberry@dadsworks.org

Dads Works is a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, that has provided court recognized fatherhood programs and services for 17 years to fathers residing in Carroll County, and contiguous counties in Maryland and Pennsylvania, and at The Carroll County Detention Center. Dads Works is located at 255 Clifton Boulevard, Suite 301, Westminster, MD 21157.www.dadsworks.org


When:
Saturday, June 17, 2017 6:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:

American Legion Post 31

2 Sycamore Street

Westminster, MD 21157

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Saturday, June 17, 2017Family event

Outdoor Summer Movie Nights

(Rain Dates: June 24, July 24 and 26)
Bring a chair, blanket, and beverage
Movie starts at sundown
FREE Admission

When:
Saturday, June 17, 2017 7:00 PM
Where:
Island Green Family Fun Center
1199 S. Pleasant Valley Rd
Westminster, MD 21158
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Sunday, June 18, 2017Sporting Events

Meals on Wheels of Central MD's Father's Day Sprint Tri/Du

Join us for our annual Fathers Day 
Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon.

This fun and family friendly event will be held on the grounds of the beautiful South Carroll Swim Club in the rolling hills of Carroll County. This event is a perfect way to spend Fathers Day morning with
family and friends.  

The Sprint Triathlon has a 400-Meter Swim featuring a great outdoor competition pool, a 14-Mile Bike Ride and a 3-Mile Run showcasing the scenic and rolling countryside of southern Carroll County, Maryland. 

The Sprint Duathlon features a 1.8-Mile Run, a 14-Mile Bike Ride and a 3-Mile Run. 


When:
Sunday, June 18, 2017 7:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:

June 18, 2017 | 7:00 a.m.–11 a.m.

South Carroll Swim Club
1900 W. Liberty Road
Westminster, MD 21157

For more information,or to register, go here:http://www.mealsonwheelsmd.org/sprint-tri

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Monday, June 19, 2017Other

Junior Golf Clinics

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM either week:
June 19-20, June 26-28, July 10-12, July 17-19, July 24-26, July-Aug. 1-3, August 7-9, August 14-16, August 21-23

$149.00* per junior golfer/per 3-day session (Includes Pizza Lunch)
*Includes a free bucket of golfballs everyday in 2017
Payable by cash, check, money order, MC and Visa
*Please make check or money order payable to "Island Green Family Fun Center"

New Instructions! Completely updated clinics
visit website to register

When:
from Monday, June 19, 2017 10:00 AM
thru Tuesday, June 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Where:
Island Green Family Fun Center
1199 S. Pleasant Valley Rd
Westminster, MD 21158
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