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 July Events
22 Friday  
  All day Christ's Community Church's  Community Day Camp
a Camp Joy El Day Camp, grades K-6.  For more
$76 (includes lunch and snacks each day) For more information call 301-447-4224 or visit www.cccemmitsburg.org. Christ's Community Church 303 W. Lincoln Ave. Preregistration required
     
23 Saturday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
     
24 Sunday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  6 pm St. John's Lutheran Church’s Concert on the Lawn, featuring "Moosic Land Band", a mix of country, rock and gospel music, free hot dogs and drinks. Bring your lawn chairs. 8619 Blacks Mill Road, Creagerstown. For more information call 301-304-2507.
     
25 Monday  
     
26 Tuesday  
     
27 Wed  
     
28 Thursday
     
29 Friday  
     
30 Saturday  
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
     
31 Sunday
  2 p.m. Reid's Orchard and Winery's Music in the Valley.  Join us Saturday and Sunday afternoons through September. All concerts are free and open to the public. Lots of outdoor seating is available, and catered meals will be provided for an additional charge. Reid's Orchard and Winery, 2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, 17353 For more information call 717-677-7047
  2 p.m. The Deputy Jim Moxley Memorial Rocket Club. Children ages   8-12 in the Emmitsburg area are invited to build a model rocket with the resident deputies of Emmitsburg at Emmitsburg Memorial Park Pavilion. All materials are supplied by the Emmitsburg Deputies. Children attending will build and design a model rocket which will be launched at the end of the event.

For more information email emmitsburgdeputies@emmitsburgmd.gov

     

 August Events

1 Monday  
  5:30 pm “Served with Grace” Free Community Meal (first Monday each month),  Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. Form more information call 301-271-2379.
     
2 Tuesday  
  5 pm 94th Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy! South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com
     
3 Wed  
  5 pm 94th Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy! South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com
  6 pm Adams County Master Gardener Garden Chats. Stop by the Trial Gardens at the Agricultural and Natural Resource Building at 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg and tour the gardens! Meet a Master Gardener and learn about the demonstrations and research projects that Penn State Master Gardeners are working on and go home with new ideas to implement in your garden.
     
4 Thursday  
  5 pm 94th Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy! South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com
     
5 Friday  
  5 pm 94th Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy! South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com
  All Day

Catoctin National Park's Outdoor Skills for Teens, Part II. Use "Leave No Trace" principles to learn how to safely prepare a campfire for simple outdoor meals and basic first aid. Outdoor cooking will include hotdogs and roasting marshmallows over the campfire. Attendance of Part 1 of this program is not mandatory. Grades 6-12. Register online at www.fcpl.org. Location: Camp Round Meadow, GPS address: 14840 Manahan Road, Sabillasville, 21780. For more information call 301-663-9388.

     
6 Saturday  
  Noon 94th Annual South Mountain Fair - A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food! In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy! South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, Arendtsville, PA. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit www.southmountainfair.com
  10 am 9th Annual Threshing Days sponsored by the Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club. Come out for a free day of fun. Watch wheat harvested the old fashioned way, with 1940’s threshing machines, and straw baled with a 1919 John Deere hay -baler, that the bales are tied by hand. You can display your tractor, and join in the tractor games or just come and watch. All makes and models of tractors are welcomed. Visitors are welcomed to watch and ask questions. A simple wheat weaving technique will be shared. Anyone interested can learn how to make a simple favor to take home with them. There will be games for children. Food will be available.  Threshing will begin at 11 am.

The Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter #39 was established March 2008. The purpose of the club is to promote the collecting, restoring, and demonstrating of International Harvester tractors, trucks, implements, and memorabilia. Members educate the public on the history and preservation of the International Harvester Company through shows and demonstrations. We are active supporters of local area antique tractor clubs and encourage all makes and models at our shows. We support our local community with money raised at our events.

Located at 9015 Clemsonville Rd. Union Bridge. 21791. For more information, call Joe Burrier at 301-846-4892 or Joe Speaks at 240-440-4403. Hope to see you there.

     
7 Sunday  
  10 am 9th Annual Threshing Days sponsored by the Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club. Come out for a free day of fun. Watch wheat harvested the old fashioned way, with 1940’s threshing machines, and straw baled with a 1919 John Deere hay -baler, that the bales are tied by hand. You can display your tractor, and join in the tractor games or just come and watch. All makes and models of tractors are welcomed. Visitors are welcomed to watch and ask questions. A simple wheat weaving technique will be shared. Anyone interested can learn how to make a simple favor to take home with them. There will be games for children. Food will be available.  Threshing will begin at 11 am.

The Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter #39 was established March 2008. The purpose of the club is to promote the collecting, restoring, and demonstrating of International Harvester tractors, trucks, implements, and memorabilia. Members educate the public on the history and preservation of the International Harvester Company through shows and demonstrations. We are active supporters of local area antique tractor clubs and encourage all makes and models at our shows. We support our local community with money raised at our events.

Located at 9015 Clemsonville Rd. Union Bridge. 21791. For more information, call Joe Burrier at 301-846-4892 or Joe Speaks at 240-440-4403. Hope to see you there.

     
8 Monday  
     
9 Tuesday  
  9 am Catoctin High School Feeder District School Supplies Distribution Graceham Moravian Church, 8231- A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. For more information call 301-271-2379
     
10 Wed  
     
11 Thursday  
     
12 Friday  
  All day 21st Annual Gettysburg Music Muster - Performances by respected and authentic Civil War musicians will fill the air at Gettysburg National Military Park during the 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. These one-of-a-kind performances, played mainly on original instruments, include ballads, Victorian dance music and dance performances, along with fifes, banjo, mandolin, and more. For more information or a full schedule of performances call 717-334-1124 ext. 4433 or ext. 4468.
     
13 Saturday  
  All Day Hollabaugh Brother's Peach Fest. Join in the peachy fun with home-made peach ice cream sundaes, wagon rides, kids play area, delicious food, peach samples galore and peachy deals on peach products. Guests can enjoy special music by: Klinger McFry Band on Saturday, featuring: bluegrass, cajun, rock, celtic, swing, country, gospel and mariachi and The Willy's on Sunday, featuring classic rock and beyond!

This year's featured non-profit is the Adams Rescue Mission. A portion of the day's proceeds will go towards supporting their worthwhile cause!

No admission fee; just $1 to park (supports the Adams Rescue Mission and Upper Adams Band Boosters). Please also consider bringing a donation of much-needed toiletries to benefit the Adams County Rescue mission.

Hollabaugh Bros., 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307.  For more information call 717-677-8412 or visit www.hollabaughbros.com

  All day 21st Annual Gettysburg Music Muster - Performances by respected and authentic Civil War musicians will fill the air at Gettysburg National Military Park during the 20th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. These one-of-a-kind performances, played mainly on original instruments, include ballads, Victorian dance music and dance performances, along with fifes, banjo, mandolin, and more. For more information or a full schedule of performances call 717-334-1124 ext. 4433 or ext. 4468.
  10 am Frederick County Master Gardeners presents - "Planting the Fall Garden" at the UME Office, 330 Montevue Lane, (off Rosemont Avenue), Frederick Make the most of your garden space and Maryland’s long growing season. Learn how to clear summer beds, what to plant, and all about using row covers. The public is invited.

Register online at www.2016fcmgseminar-aug 13.eventbrite.com or www.extension.umd.edu/frederick-county/home-gardening/mg-happenings, or call 301-600-1595.

  5 pm Salamander Safari. Explore the woods looking for salamanders and find out what they can tell us about our environment. Lead by Frederick County Outdoor Teacher, Scott McIntosh. Meet at Owens Creek Campground Amphitheater, 15882 Foxville Deerfield Road, Sabillasville, 21780. Call the visitor center for details 301-663-9388. FREE
  12 p.m Rocky Ridge Annual Big Picnic to benefit Mt. Tabor Church. Soup, sandwiches, fries and ice cream are offered. A car show will be held with plaque awards, as well as a 50/50 raffle. Games for all ages available all day.
     
14 Sunday  
  All Day Hollabaugh Brother's Peach Fest. Join in the peachy fun with home-made peach ice cream sundaes, wagon rides, kids play area, delicious food, peach samples galore and peachy deals on peach products. Guests can enjoy special music by: Klinger McFry Band on Saturday, featuring: bluegrass, cajun, rock, celtic, swing, country, gospel and mariachi and The Willy's on Sunday, featuring classic rock and beyond!

This year's featured non-profit is the Adams Rescue Mission. A portion of the day's proceeds will go towards supporting their worthwhile cause!

No admission fee; just $1 to park (supports the Adams Rescue Mission and Upper Adams Band Boosters). Please also consider bringing a donation of much-needed toiletries to benefit the Adams County Rescue mission.

Hollabaugh Bros., 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307.  For more information call 717-677-8412 or visit www.hollabaughbros.com

     
15 Monday
     
16 Tuesday
     
17 Wednesday  
     
18 Thursday  
  All day 73rd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors.  For more information visit www.granitehillcampingresort.com
     
19 Friday  
  All day 73rd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors.  For more information visit www.granitehillcampingresort.com
     
20 Saturday  
  All day 73rd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors.  For more information visit www.granitehillcampingresort.com
  All day 3rd Gettysburg Brew Fest -  3.5 hour unlimited sampling experience for craft beer (and hard cider) aficionados. The Brew Fest is a production of BrewFest Partners and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (the non-profit beneficiary of the event and the event host). Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, 61 Seminary Ridge  Gettysburg , PA 17325.  For more information visit www.gettysburgbrewfest.com
  11 am World War II Weekend  - Learn about life during the World War II Era through museum exhibits and visiting with reenactors and World War II veterans, you will learn about life during the WWII Era. On Sunday, enjoy an antique car show hosted by the Scott Key Car Club and explore the Carriage Museum to view the earliest means of transportation utilized by our ancestors. Sponsored by the Rose Hill Museum Council and Francis Scott Key Car Club. Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 North Market Street
Frederick.  For additional information call 301-600-1650.
     
21 Sunday  
  All day 73rd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass Academy for kids, food, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors.  For more information visit www.granitehillcampingresort.com
  9 am Graceham Moravian Church presents A History of Moravian Missions, Veggie Tales Summerfest activities for children. Graceham Moravian Church, 8231- A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. For more information call 301-271-2379.
  11 am World War II Weekend  - Learn about life during the World War II Era through museum exhibits and visiting with reenactors and World War II veterans, you will learn about life during the WWII Era. On Sunday, enjoy an antique car show hosted by the Scott Key Car Club and explore the Carriage Museum to view the earliest means of transportation utilized by our ancestors. Sponsored by the Rose Hill Museum Council and Francis Scott Key Car Club. Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 North Market Street
Frederick.  For additional information call 301-600-1650.
     
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24 Wed
     
25 Thursday
     
26 Friday  
     
27 Saturday  
  10 am Frederick County Master Gardeners presents: "Harvesting and Storing Your Garden’s Bounty"  at the UME Office, 330 Montevue Lane, (off Rosemont Avenue), Frederick. Learn when to harvest and the best type of storage for your fruits and vegetables. The public is invited.

Register online at www.2016fcmgseminar-aug27.eventbrite.com or www.extension.umd.edu/frederick-county/home-gardening/mg-happenings, or call 301-600-1595.

  3 pm Catoctin Mountain Park's lecture - History of the National Park Service. Help us celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Join us for an illustrated talk about the history of the National Park Service. Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center.
     
28 Sunday  
     
29 Monday  
     
30 Tuesday  
     
31 Wed