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 January Events
17 Tuesday
     
18 Wednesday  
     
19 Thursday  
     
20 Friday  
  7:30 pm Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.

Burns Night - Celebrating Robert Burns, Scotland’s national bard, with his verse, and music from the Highlands by Cormorant’s Fancy. *(Saturday as snow date)

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 www.MUSICGETTYSBURG.org/

     
21 Saturday  
  10 am Hollabaugh Bros. hosts: Introduction to Iyengar Yoga Series 1. Join Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, Alison Lintal, for a yoga class on Saturdays this winter. This introductory class is designed to meet the needs of those who have never before practiced yoga, those who have been away from regular study, and those who are new to Iyengar yoga.

Iyengar Yoga has been developed from the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar and his family. Iyengar Yoga, known for its emphasis on proper alignment, it relies on the use of props – such as blocks, blankets, belts, bolsters, chairs and detailed instructions to allow for longer holds in the asana which serve to awaken the body’s intelligence. It is accessible for students of all ages and physical conditions.

The cost for the class is $15/drop-in, per class (no pre-registration required); $50/4 classes ($12.50/class) – registration required; $96/8 classes ($12/class) – registration required.

Class size is limited to 10 students so pre-register in advance to secure your spot. Please indicate whether you are registering for: “Series 1” (4 classes), “Series 2” (4 classes) or “Both” (8 classes). For more information call 717-677-8412, or visit hollabaughs.com

  10 am

Frederick County Master Gardeners presents winter class seminar: "I Think I Want a Vegetable Garden." Learn about the basics of planning a home vegetable garden. We will help you figure out what kind of garden will fit your needs and then decide what to plant, when to get started, and how much is enough. We will share tips on finding resources for planning and for garden supplies and seeds. There will also be a demonstration on building a raised bed.

All classes are taught at the UME Office, 330 Montevue Lane, (off Rosemont Avenue), Frederick, MD.

To register for the seminar, visit https://2017fcmgseminarjan21.eventbrite.com

  1 pm Hollabaugh Bros. hosts: "Winter's Hush Reindeer" - Paint-along event. The basic design is pre-drawn for you. Beginners are most definitely welcome! A professional artist will walk you through the entire painting process. Bring a friend (or two) and enjoy an afternoon of creativity and fun, or meet some new friends at Hollabaugh’s!

The cost for the activity is $35 which includes all painting supplies needed to complete a 16 x 20” canvas panel, along with some light refreshments from Hollabaugh’s bakery!

Tickets must be purchased via Eventbrite: https://paint-along-with-deb.eventbrite.com. Please purchase your tickets no later than one day before the event, so we can plan on seating and supplies.
For more information, visit hollabaughbros.com.
     
22 Sunday  
     
23 Monday  
  5 pm Mother Seton School HSA Spaghetti Dinner, at Rocky’s NY Pizza, Thurmont, (in Food Lion plaza). $10/ages 12+; $6/ages 5-11; 4 and under FREE. Includes unlimited spaghetti, salad, and drinks. For more information, call 301.447.2171.
     
24 Tuesday
  
25 Wed
     
26 Thursday
     
27 Friday  
     
28 Saturday  
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros. hosts: "Meet the Grower" Q & A Open Discussion. Join us for a morning of questions and answers with 3rd generation family member, Bruce Hollabaugh. Have you ever wondered about organic vs. conventional produce? Do you know what a GMO is? If you answered “yes”, then this discussion is for you! Bring your curious questions about the Hollabaugh Family Farm and their practices. Free, walk-in event - No registration required.

We hope you will join us for this informative, educational and helpful discussion!
     
29 Sunday  
  4 pm Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.

Felix Hell, organist - The internationally renowned organist returns to his favorite instrument.

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 www.MUSICGETTYSBURG.org/

     
30 Monday  
     
31 Tuesday  
     

 February Events

1 Wed  
     
2 Thursday  
  all day Gettysburg Rocks! Gettysburg Rocks is the brainchild of local musician, music promoter and radio personality Rob Simon (aka Bald Rob). The original concept for this multiple venue festival in the town of Gettysburg was just an idea until Rob’s daughter Ashley approached him to help her with a fundraiser for Penn State Mont Alto’s THON group. During the course of an 11-week period the first Gettysburg Rocks event was planned, created and implemented and was an immediate success. The event raised over $14,000 for The Four Diamonds Fund.

Since the creation of Gettysburg Rocks the event has raised over $80,000 for Four Diamonds.This year's event will feature more than 160 performances at 14 venues over three days.

For more information, visit http://gburgrocks.com

     
3 Friday  
  all day Gettysburg Rocks! Gettysburg Rocks is the brainchild of local musician, music promoter and radio personality Rob Simon (aka Bald Rob). The original concept for this multiple venue festival in the town of Gettysburg was just an idea until Rob’s daughter Ashley approached him to help her with a fundraiser for Penn State Mont Alto’s THON group. During the course of an 11-week period the first Gettysburg Rocks event was planned, created and implemented and was an immediate success. The event raised over $14,000 for The Four Diamonds Fund.

Since the creation of Gettysburg Rocks the event has raised over $80,000 for Four Diamonds.This year's event will feature more than 160 performances at 14 venues over three days.

For more information, visit http://gburgrocks.com

     
4 Saturday  
  10 am Frederick County Master Gardeners presents winter seminar: "Orchids in our Homes and in our Woods." Presented by Dr. Clark Riley, MD Orchid Society. A two-part presentation by an orchid expert concludes with an orchid potting and repotting demonstration.

1. 50 Years of Orchid-Growing Mistakes – Dr. Riley will discuss the mistakes he has made and the plants he has killed, like every other orchid grower and, most importantly, how he has changed his culture of his much-loved plants to overcome these difficulties.
 
2. Cinderella’s Slippers Found! Cypripediums and Selenipediums – This illustrated talk offers an introduction to the biology, history and beauty of the hardy lady slippers (many native to Maryland) and their rare South American cousins.

3. Demonstration: How to Pot & Repot an Orchid

To register for the seminar, visit https://2017fcmgseminarfeb4.eventbrite.com
  all day Gettysburg Rocks! Gettysburg Rocks is the brainchild of local musician, music promoter and radio personality Rob Simon (aka Bald Rob). The original concept for this multiple venue festival in the town of Gettysburg was just an idea until Rob’s daughter Ashley approached him to help her with a fundraiser for Penn State Mont Alto’s THON group. During the course of an 11-week period the first Gettysburg Rocks event was planned, created and implemented and was an immediate success. The event raised over $14,000 for The Four Diamonds Fund.

Since the creation of Gettysburg Rocks the event has raised over $80,000 for Four Diamonds.This year's event will feature more than 160 performances at 14 venues over three days.

For more information, visit http://gburgrocks.com

     
5 Sunday  
     
6 Monday  
     
7 Tuesday  
     
8 Wed  
     
9 Thursday  
     
10 Friday  
  7:30 pm Majestic Theater hosts: Villalobos Brothers. The Villalobos Brothers use their violins and voices to redefine contemporary Mexican music. Their original compositions masterfully blend elements of jazz, rock, classical and Mexican folk to deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood and social justice. Ticket prices are $34, $31, $28.

For more information, call 717-337-8235 or visit gettysburgmajestic.org

     
11 Saturday  
  noon St. John's Lutheran Church Creagerstown hosts turkey and fried oyster dinner. The menu includes fried oysters, roast turkey, mashehd potatoes, dressing, gravy, sauerkraut, succotash, cranberry relish and cake.

Adults $18, children ages 6-12 $7, and children under 6 eat free. Carry outs are $19. For more information call 301-304-2507.
  2 pm Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. presents: Mommy and Me Valentine’s Tea.
Hollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm and Market invites girls and ladies of all ages to join us at the market for a Valentine-themed “Mommy and Me” Tea, where we will feast on yummy treats and visit with friends. We will enjoy a special time together, create a craft to take home and make lots of fun memories. This event is open to all ages, but is intended for children, their mommies and their grandmommies. Registration is required / Cost: $20 per person, and payment is required at the time of registration. Call 717-677-8412 to register, and visit www.hollabaughbros.com for more information. Call today! Space is limited!
     
12 Sunday  
     
13 Monday
     
14 Tuesday
     
15 Wednesday  
     
16 Thursday  
     
17 Friday  
     
18 Saturday  
  10 am Frederick County Master Gardeners presents winter seminar: "Basic Vegetable Gardening & Seed Starting."
This overview of basic vegetable gardening covers how to plan, locate, plant, and maintain your garden. We also will provide tips on succession planting. Find out which plants are best started from seed and when. See first-hand how to start and plant seeds, as we demonstrate.

To register for the seminar visit
https://2017fcmgseminarfeb18.eventbrite.com

  12:30 Great Backyard Bird Count. Join park biologists and volunteers for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society learning about the birds wintering in the Gettysburg community.

A bird viewing station will be set up inside the park Visitor Center lobby and visitors will be able to view the birds just outside the windows at feeding stations. Bring binoculars and guide books if you have them. Data from this event will help scientists gain a better understanding of the distribution and abundance of birds. Co-sponsored by the South Mountain Audubon Society, Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation.

For more information, call 717-334-4468.

     
19 Sunday  
  8 am Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish hosts a Buffet Style Community Country Breakfast. The menu includes: Scrambled eggs, French Toast, Pancakes, Bacon, Sausage, Home Fries, fruit cup, toast, coffee/tea, orange or apple juice. Cost: $8 for adults, $4 ages 4-10, Free for ages 3 and Under.
     
20 Monday  
     
21 Tuesday
  
22 Wed
     
23 Thursday
     
24 Friday  
     
25 Saturday  
  7:30 am Mount Hope Maple Madness, held at Camp Eder! Sugaring, the art of making maple syrup, has been practiced for thousands of years. The tradition began in the Northeast United States centuries ago with the Native Americans and colonists. People of all ages are invited to see this tradition brought to life by Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve naturalists. You will learn how trees are tapped, view sap-collecting methods past and present, and see the boiling process that produces delicious maple syrup.

7:30 – 11:30am Pancake Breakfast and Local Art & Craft Vendors
9:00am – 12:00pm Maple Sugaring Tours (90 minute tour; last tour begins at 12pm and runs until 1:30pm)
Tickets available at the door:

All-you-care-to-eat Pancake Breakfast: $8/Adult and $4/Child.
Maple Sugaring Tour: $8/Adult and $5/Child
“Sweet Deal” - Best Price -Breakfast & a Tour : $12/Adult and $7/Child (under 3 Free)
Can’t attend the festival? Private programs available Feb. 15 – March 15, Tuesday – Saturday reservations available. Call the office in advance to schedule your organized group. Private program fees apply, minimum two week advance reservation required. For more information or to schedule a program call 717-642-5840.
  2 pm Barkers 4 Blood Cancer, a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night fundraising team, is hosting their 6th annual Dance 4 A Cure Zumbathon at the Amvets Post 7 in Thurmont.  A minimum $10 donation will be accepted between February 1 & 24 or you can donate at the door.  All proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This event is open to the public, all ages and skill levels. There will be a multi-prize raffle held to raise additional funds at 3.

For more information, please visit http://pages.lightthenight.org/md/westmd17/barkers4bloodcancer, www.facebook.com/barkers4bloodcancer/events or email  b4bclls@yahoo.com or call 240-674-6444.

     
26 Sunday  
     
27 Monday  
     
28 Tuesday