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Upcoming Events for Emmitsburg
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 October Events
19 Thursday  
  6 pm DIY Gift workshop weekend. Make one-of-a-kind handmade gifts at our first DIY Gift Workshop! It’s going to be three days of crafting craziness! Pre-registration is required and spaces will fill up quickly. Silkscreen Ceramic Cookie Plate $45 (Instructed by Dave Hammond) and Silk Painting - Scarf and Wall Hanging $30 (Instructed by Lauren Wieprecht). For more information visit reddoortaneytown.com.
  7 pm Pears-a-plenty adult cooking class at Hollabaugh's. Learn how to utilize fresh, sweet pears in the kitchen, as we prepare several delicious recipes for you to take home! They’re not just for snacking! Cost and includes all supplies – all you need to bring is you! Registration is required. For more information, call 717-677-8412.
     
20 Friday  
  11 am DIY Gift workshop weekend. Make one-of-a-kind handmade gifts at our first DIY Gift Workshop! It’s going to be three days of crafting craziness! Pre-registration is required and spaces will fill up quickly. Bottle Cap Windchime Workshop (Instructed by Emily Graham) $30. For more information visit reddoortaneytown.com.
  4:30 pm All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at St. Joseph's Parish Center in Taneytown. Menu: Spaghetti & Rotini Noodles, Marinara & Alfredo sauces, meatballs & sausage, salad, garlic bread and breadsticks, iced & hot tea, fruit punch, coffee, and homemade desserts. Gluten free upon request.
Italian music, raffles, door prizes and a silent auction. Cost: $10 adults, $5 children 6-12 years, under 6 free. Proceeds support the charitable and service programs of Knights Of Columbus St. Joseph, Taneytown Council 11631.
  7 pm Grace United Church of Christ Basket, Bags & Cash Bingo Fundraiser. Community participation helps to support the Taneytown Food Bank as well as the raffles which support the Grace UCC and other Local Community Projects. Attendees who bring one canned good for the Taneytown Food Bank will receive a free Senior Jackpot Card (limit one per person). The Bingo will be held at the Taneytown Firemen’s Activities Building. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Every seat requires a ticket. Come hungry. There will be food available for purchase. Games feature baskets, Michael Kors Purgooses, Vera Bradley and 31 bags and $50 Cash Games as prizes and include Junior and Senior Jackpot games, door prizes and 50/50Raffles. For more information, call 410-756-2898.
  7 pm Billy Finch is Gettysburg, “the Musical.” Held at the Best Western, Skyroom Theatre in Gettysburg. History comes to life! Frank Sinatra is General Lee, Rodney Dangerfield is General Mead, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Belle Boyd, famous Southern Spy & More! We honor and hold in highest esteem the men & women who lived and died during the Civil War. For more information visit www.GettysburgtheMusical.com or call 301-933-4333.
     
21 Saturday  
  10 am 39th Annual Fall Festival at Camp Eder. Fall Festival is a celebration designed for the whole family. Fun and fundraising for Camp Eder’s programs include a benefit auction, food, local craft vendors, and children’s games. Pit-Roasted Pork or Turkey highlights the food offerings with eat in or take out available. Sandwiches, soup, and wonderful baked goods are also available. Apple butter crafted from the camp’s apple orchard is a special treat. For more information, visit www.campeder.org/fall-festival
  1 pm DIY Gift workshop weekend. Make one-of-a-kind handmade gifts at our first DIY Gift Workshop! It’s going to be three days of crafting craziness! Pre-registration is required and spaces will fill up quickly. Easy Peasy Embroidered Animal Stuffies $25 (Instructed by Heather Russell). Lighted Glass Block Craft $25 (Instructed by Emily Graham). For more information, visit reddoortaneytown.com.
  4 pm Music Gettysburg! presents U. S. Navy Sea Chanters.
One of the finest choral groups in the country makes its Gettysburg debut with a concert of classical, popular, and patriotic favorites. Music Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. For more information, call 717-339-1334 or visit www.musicgettysburg.org.
  5 pm All you can eat wing feed benefiting the Fairfield & Fountaindale Fire Departments. Adult tickets $15 per person, Kids ages 12 and under $7.50 Event will be held at 106 Steelman Street Fairfield. For tickets or more information, call 717-729-1998.
  6:30 pm Spirits of the Furnace. A guided night tour through historic Catoctin Iron Furnace and Village, with stops in historic structures and along the landscape. Refreshments will be available at the Collier’s Log House. Bring a flashlight and wear shoes appropriate for uneven terrain. Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. For more information call 443-463-6437 or visit www.catoctinfurnace.org.
     
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27 Friday  
  3 pm Graceham Moravian Church in Thurmont will be serving a Family-Style Turkey and Oyster Dinner. Price for adults is $20; children 6-10 $10. Carryouts $21. For more information, call 301-271-2379.
  6 pm Paint Night to benefit the Emmitsburg Council of Churches Mission to Kenya. Event will be held at Thurmont Carnival Grounds. An evening of painting with Art Teacher, Laura Day. Hhors- d'oeuvres, (included) and wine (for sale). The subject of an African Lion has been requested, but not yet confirmed. Cost is: $45/person. For more information, call 301-447-6239.
  7 pm Billy Finch is Gettysburg, “the Musical.” Held at the Best Western, Skyroom Theatre in Gettysburg. History comes to life! Frank Sinatra is General Lee, Rodney Dangerfield is General Mead, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Belle Boyd, famous Southern Spy & More! We honor and hold in highest esteem the men & women who lived and died during the Civil War. For more information visit www.GettysburgtheMusical.com or call 301-933-4333.
     
28 Saturday  
  10 am New Oxford Annual Harvest Day & Parade. This event is located "On the Square" in New Oxford with events that include: craft & food vendors, free Kid’s activities and an exciting parade that steps off from the New Oxford High School at 3 pm. Kid's activities will include face painting, pumpkin painting, a bounce house and more! The big parade will include floats, marching bands, antique vehicles and Santa Claus!

For more information call 717-624-2800 or visit www.newoxford.org/
  10 am Halloween Fun at Hollabaugh's. Join us at the market for our annual Halloween event, full of: ghosts and ghouls, Halloween lawn games, activities in the Bee Room, wagon rides and our Costume Contest at 11 am! Categories for this year’s contest include: Prettiest, Scariest, Cutest, Most Original, Most Realistic, Funniest, Best Group/Family, and Best Overalll! No registration required, and there is no cost for this event. Rain or Shine. For more information call 717-677-8412.
  3 pm Graceham Moravian Church in Thurmont will be serving a Family-Style Turkey and Oyster Dinner. Price for adults is $20; children 6-10 $10. Carryouts $21. For more information, call 301-271-2379.
  6 pm Thurmont's Annual Halloween in the Park. Join us for a spook-tacular evening. This year’s activities will include a children’s area (12 & under) featuring a variety of games and crafts like Ring-a-Monster, Eyeball Toss, Apple Dip, and a Candy Corn Ball Toss. There will also be crafts available in the children’s area including Mini Pumpkins, Halloween Books Marks and Masks. There will be a magic show, face painting and the ever-so popular Halloween Egg Hunt at 6:30 p.m.. There is a non-scary children’s area available but for those who want a thrilling good time there will be the traditional Haunted Hayride, Haunted House, and Little Shop of Horrors. There will be all types of refreshments, drinks and more. Admission $3 + a canned food donation to support the Thurmont Food Bank (children 5 & under free). Don't miss out on a great night of Fun!
     
29 Sunday  
  9 am Cunningham Falls State Park hosts their 3rd annual 10K, 5K and Tot Trot. Paved, rolling course amongst the fall colors in Cunningham Falls State Park. Run takes place at the HOUK Area of the park. For more information visit http://www.cunninghamgambrill.org/
  4 pm Music Gettysburg! presents Martin Jean, organist. In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Yale’s finest presents the fruits of that movement on the King of Instruments. Music Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. For more information, call 717-339-1334 or visit www.musicgettysburg.org.
     
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 November Events

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7 Tuesday  
  10 am 57th annual Ten Thousand Villages Gift and Oriental Rug event. Unique fair trade gifts from around the world. Come explore our global village. Become a part of the Fair Trade story! Join us for all your holiday gift giving. Featuring jewelry, accessories whimsical crafts, holiday and home decor, fair trade coffees, chocolates, and more!
Plus shop an exclusive collection of over 300 handknotted Oriental Rugs from Pakistan--all heirloom quality, made to last a lifetime! This event will be held at the Fairfield Mennonite Church on Main Street. For more information call 717-796-1474.
     
8 Wed  
  10 am 57th annual Ten Thousand Villages Gift and Oriental Rug event. Unique fair trade gifts from around the world. Come explore our global village. Become a part of the Fair Trade story! Join us for all your holiday gift giving. Featuring jewelry, accessories whimsical crafts, holiday and home decor, fair trade coffees, chocolates, and more!
Plus shop an exclusive collection of over 300 handknotted Oriental Rugs from Pakistan--all heirloom quality, made to last a lifetime! This event will be held at the Fairfield Mennonite Church on Main Street. For more information call 717-796-1474.
     
9 Thursday  
  10 am 57th annual Ten Thousand Villages Gift and Oriental Rug event. Unique fair trade gifts from around the world. Come explore our global village. Become a part of the Fair Trade story! Join us for all your holiday gift giving. Featuring jewelry, accessories whimsical crafts, holiday and home decor, fair trade coffees, chocolates, and more!
Plus shop an exclusive collection of over 300 handknotted Oriental Rugs from Pakistan--all heirloom quality, made to last a lifetime! This event will be held at the Fairfield Mennonite Church on Main Street. For more information call 717-796-1474.
  4 pm The Seventh Annual Giving Spree presented by Adams County Community Foundation will be held at the Gettysburg Area Middle School. The mission of the Giving Spree is to inspire a passion for charitable giving among the citizens of Adams County for causes that are close to their hearts. Seventy local agencies will be in attendance. Entertainment, refreshments and a ten dollar coin to donate as you choose for those who attend. For more information visit www.adamscountycf.org
     
10 Friday  
  10 am 57th annual Ten Thousand Villages Gift and Oriental Rug event. Unique fair trade gifts from around the world. Come explore our global village. Become a part of the Fair Trade story! Join us for all your holiday gift giving. Featuring jewelry, accessories whimsical crafts, holiday and home decor, fair trade coffees, chocolates, and more!
Plus shop an exclusive collection of over 300 handknotted Oriental Rugs from Pakistan--all heirloom quality, made to last a lifetime! This event will be held at the Fairfield Mennonite Church on Main Street. For more information call 717-796-1474.
     
11 Saturday  
  10 am 57th annual Ten Thousand Villages Gift and Oriental Rug event. Unique fair trade gifts from around the world. Come explore our global village. Become a part of the Fair Trade story! Join us for all your holiday gift giving. Featuring jewelry, accessories whimsical crafts, holiday and home decor, fair trade coffees, chocolates, and more!
Plus shop an exclusive collection of over 300 handknotted Oriental Rugs from Pakistan--all heirloom quality, made to last a lifetime! This event will be held at the Fairfield Mennonite Church on Main Street. For more information call 717-796-1474.
     
12 Sunday  
  8 am Sabillasville Scenic 5K Run/ 1 mile walk race. Come take part in Sabillasville Elementary School's 3rd Annual 5K/1-mile Fun Run and enjoy getting out and moving with your family, friends and the community. All proceeds will go towards field trips, cultural arts and other events for the students at Sabillasville Elementary School. Awards will go to the top 3 overall finishers for specific age groups. For more information call 301-514-3115 or email mldoolittle81@gmail.com.
  4 pm Music Gettysburg! presents Herbert Howells Anniversary. It’s the 125th birthday of the great British composer and pianist Scott Crowne, soprano Leah Schenk and friends lead the celebration. Music Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. For more information, call 717-339-1334 or visit www.musicgettysburg.org.
     
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14 Tuesday
  7 pm VFW Auxiliary Post #6658 will hold an old-fashion Basket Bingo at Mother Seton School. Doors open at 5. There will be 16 regular games, 5 specials, one jackpot and two 50/50 specials. The cost of bingo is $8 for the basic package. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 301-524-9885.
     
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17 Friday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
18 Saturday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
19 Sunday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
  4 pm Music Gettysburg! presents Ken and Brad Kolodner Quartet with Rachel Eddy & Luke Chohany. American roots music at its best, with hammer dulcimer, fiddle, banjo, and much more! Music Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. For more information, call 717-339-1334 or visit www.musicgettysburg.org.
     
20 Monday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
21 Tuesday
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
  
22 Wed
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
23 Thursday
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
24 Friday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
25 Saturday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
     
26 Sunday  
  10 am Maryland Christmas Show at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Cost is $8 adult, $4 child, $2 parking. Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. For more information visit  http://marylandchristmasshow.com/
  4 pm Emmitsburg Community Chorus Concert at Seton Shrine. A festive concert by the Emmitsburg Community Chorus is a wonderful way to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season! All are welcome to hear the Emmitsburg Community Chorus sing many holiday favorites. For more information, call 301-447-6606.
     
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