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Upcoming Events for Emmitsburg
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 December Events
7 Wednesday  
8 Thursday  
  6 pm Hollabaugh Bros. presents Christmas Cookies for Kids - Cooking Class. It’s almost time for Santa to come down the chimney, so you’d better have some delicious Christmas cookies waiting for him. Learn how to make several simple recipes that you can recreate at home on Christmas Eve.
Class is open to children, ages 9-13. Cost is $30 per kid, per class (due at registration) and includes all supplies.

Registration is required. For more information call 717-677-8412
9 Friday  
10 Saturday  
  8:30 am The 5th annual Santa Run 5K takes place at Monocacy Village Park, 409 Delaware Rd. Frederick. The race starts with packet pick up and same day registration starting at 6:30am. The run course will take you through the park towards Shifferstadt Blvd. and Thomas Johnson Middle School returning back through the park to the finish line. Racine Multisports is our timing management company. Results will be posted

Race Day Registration starts at 6:30am – $30
Finisher Medals/Ornaments will be distributed and T-Shirts are included.

For more information call
301-663-5131 x1258 or email

  noon Museums by Candlelight. Frederick County’s numerous historic sites and museums provide visitors with a living reminder of this area's splendid past. During Museums by Candlelight, special programming and hands-on fun will delight visitors of all ages, and special children's activities are featured at most locations.

Enjoy period demonstrations, living history vignettes, hands-on crafts, refreshments, tours, music, holiday decorations and historic settings by candlelight as night falls. Includes a visit by the 'Chief' of the North Pole Fire Department!

Bring your donation for Toys For Tots to: Frederick County Fire and Rescue Mission 300B S. Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg.

  1 pm Ladies’ Holiday Tea at Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. invites ladies for an informal holiday tea and craft mini-workshop.

‘Tis the season for another wonderful ladies’ tea! Join us for an informal tea, full of holiday goodies. Meet some new friends, and enjoy some time with some old ones! At the conclusion of our tea, we will create a lovely candle centerpiece to add a touch of the holidays to your home. Cost is $30 per person, and payment is required at the time of registration. Call 717-677-8412 to register, and visit for more information.
11 Sunday
12 Monday
13 Tuesday  
  5:45 pm Join Christ's Community Church for Coffee House Adventure (new topic each week) & free dinner.

Child care will be provided, 6 pm Coffee House, kids to story/craft time. 6:30-7:30 free family dinner. For more information visit or call 301/447-4224
14 Wednesday  
15 Thursday  
16 Friday  
17 Saturday  
18 Sunday  
  7 pm Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.

Sing Out, Ring Out, Christ is Born - Our annual Christmas concert offering favorite performers in sampler of holiday delights.

Concerts are free and open to the public thanks to support for the series that comes from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, from businesses and from many individuals. All concerts (unless specially noted) take place in the chapel of the Gettysburg Seminary. For more information, call 717-338-3000 or visit

19 Monday
10 am Mother Seton School Christmas Program. Come celebrate the joy of Christmas with us! The program will include choral performances from the Mother Seton School Chorus and from individual classes, our award-winning band, and a student-produced Christmas play. Call 301-447-3161 or visit for more information.
20 Tuesday
  5:45 pm Join Christ's Community Church for Coffee House Adventure (new topic each week) & free dinner.

Child care will be provided, 6 pm Coffee House, kids to story/craft time. 6:30-7:30 free family dinner. For more information visit or call 301/447-4224
21 Wednesday
22 Thursday  
23 Friday  
24 Saturday  
25 Sunday  
26 Monday  
27 Tuesday  
28 Wednesday
    500 Card Game - Thurmont Senior Center, 800 East Main st., Thurmont.  For more information call Casey at 301-447-2659
29 Thursday  
30 Friday  
31 Saturday  
  8 pm

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre’s Rockin’ Oldies New Year’s Eve - As everyone is getting ready to bid farewell to 2016 and welcome in 2017, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is preparing to host a very special New Year’s Eve event to help mark the occasion.  Every few years, Way Off Broadway hosts a New Year's Eve event and this is one of those years! 

The evening’s activities begin with a premiere dinner buffet followed by some of the theatre’s most recognizable performers in A Rockin' Oldies New Year's Eve Revue! The show is an original production written specifically for the theatre and this one-time only performance on New Year’s Eve. It will be a compilation of classic oldies rock ‘n’ roll favorites with a Broadway twist. Featured in the revue are Jessica Billones, Jaimie Lea Kiska, Trey T. Kiska, Melissa Ann Martin, Ariel Messeca, Jordan B. Stocksdale, Jeremy Trammelle, and Megan West. 

When the clock strikes Midnight, there will be a champagne toasted followed by a continental breakfast to conclude the festivities.

Tickets for A Rockin’ Oldies New Year’s Eve are $80 per person and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 301-662-6600. For more information visit