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 July Events

25 Tuesday
  
26 Wed
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros hosts summer reading program: Read, Learn, Grow! A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8!
Cost: $6/child/session – No registration required

Each week, children will pick a fruit or vegetable correlating to the week’s theme. Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week, participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft!
Learn not only about agriculture, but also about how fun it is to read! For more information call 717-334-6274.
     
27 Thursday
     
28 Friday  
     
29 Saturday  
  all day

Second annual "Terror on the Conococheague" re-enactment of 1756 at the Conococheague Settlement. This year's event will commemorate our pioneer ancestors who were attacked by the French and their Delaware Indian allies on the cold, wintery day of February 29, 1756.

Groups will be reenacting the attack on Comb's Fort in what was then Frederick County. Forty women and children took refuge in the house and were defended from the men of Delaware war chiefs Shingas and Captain Jacobs by only two male settlers. During the attack the house inside of the fort caught fire. As chance would have it, the women had been doing laundry at the time of the attack and were able to use the enormous kettle of soapy water to put out the fire. While some men who had been outside of the fort were killed, the Indians left without capturing the fort or carrying away anyone as a captive.

In addition to the two battles, there will be living history displays, many with hands on activities and two camps for visitors to explore, one native and one of British settlers. There will be 18th century games that the entire family can play. Local historians and historical societies will be on hand to help tell the story of the Conococheague Settlement.

This will be a fun and educational weekend allowing for the entire family that examines and celebrates our ancestor's courage and hard work that made us the people we are today.

For more information call 717-328-3467 or visit www.cimlg.org or info@cimlg.org

  10 am Pop-Up Shop at the Red Door Boutique in Taneytown. Initial Outfitters with Maureen Chamberlain will be joining us again (we love this girl!) with personalized gifts, jewelry and accessories.

What is a Pop-Up Shop at The Red Door Boutique? A few select days each month, 2 direct sales consultants from the community will set up 'shop' inside the store. These are professional Direct Sales representatives from companies that you know and trust. Just a few of the vendors will include Initial Outfitters, Rodan + Fields, Lula Roe, Stampin Up! and many more. For more information, email emily@reddoortaneytown.com.
     
30 Sunday  
  all day Second annual "Terror on the Conococheague" re-enactment of 1756 at the Conococheague Settlement. This year's event will commemorate our pioneer ancestors who were attacked by the French and their Delaware Indian allies on the cold, wintery day of February 29, 1756.

Groups will be re-enacting the attack on David Davis's Fort, very near the site of the Conococheague Settlement, will be reenacted. This action saw the Delaware Indians seizing a barn outside of the fort and launching their attack from it. While the natives were able to kill some of the defenders and burn down some outbuildings, the fort withstood their attacks. The Indians split into two group and left the area before the militia reinforcements arrived.

In addition to the two battles, there will be living history displays, many with hands on activities and two camps for visitors to explore, one native and one of British settlers. There will be 18th century games that the entire family can play. Local historians and historical societies will be on hand to help tell the story of the Conococheague Settlement.

This will be a fun and educational weekend allowing for the entire family that examines and celebrates our ancestor's courage and hard work that made us the people we are today.

For more information call 717-328-3467 or visit www.cimlg.org or  info@cimlg.org

     
31 Monday  
  6:30 pm Mackenzie's Light addiction awareness program meets the last
Monday of each month at the Thurmont Regional Library. The
next meeting is open to all who are seeking information or
have been impacted by drug abuse in the family. For more information, call 301-524-8064 or go to Facebook.
     

 August Events

1 Tuesday  
  4 pm 95th 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! Admission price is $7. Children under 36 inches tall are free. Unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price! Children under 36" tall ride for free. All entertainment is also included in the admission. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit
http://www.emmitsburg.net/smf/index.htm
     
2 Wed  
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros hosts summer reading program: Read, Learn, Grow! A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8!
Cost: $6/child/session – No registration required

Each week, children will pick a fruit or vegetable correlating to the week’s theme. Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week, participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft! Learn not only about agriculture, but also about how fun it is to read! For more information call 717-334-6274.
  4 pm 95th 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! Admission price is $7. Children under 36 inches tall are free. Unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price! Children under 36" tall ride for free. All entertainment is also included in the admission. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit
http://www.emmitsburg.net/smf/index.htm
  6 pm Garden Chats - Join the Penn State Master Gardeners of Adams County at the Ag Center located at 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, to learn more about the plants in the gardens. There is no fee for this garden tour! Come enjoy our gardens and get ideas for your own landscape! For more information, call 717-334-6271.
     
3 Thursday  
  4 pm 95th 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! Admission price is $7. Children under 36 inches tall are free. Unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price! Children under 36" tall ride for free. All entertainment is also included in the admission. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit
http://www.emmitsburg.net/smf/index.htm
     
4 Friday  
  4 pm 95th 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! Admission price is $7. Children under 36 inches tall are free. Unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price! Children under 36" tall ride for free. All entertainment is also included in the admission. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit
http://www.emmitsburg.net/smf/index.htm
     
5 Saturday  
  9 am Threshing Days at Rosehill Manor. View old-fashioned wheat threshing and baling demonstrations. Gas engine, tractor and truck displays. Wagon rides, wheat weaving, kids games and more. Kiddie Pedal Pull at 1p.m. Farm fun experience for the entire family. Sponsored by the Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter #39 and Frederick County Farm Museum. For more information, call 301-343-5093.
  11 am Thurmont Community Fun Fest, presented by the Town of Thurmont and CYA Football & Cheer Teams. This event will take place at Eyler Road Park. Events include, punt, pass & kick competitions, volleyball, games NFL cheerleaders, food vendors, pet friendly activities fire & EMS demos, giveaways Police K-9 demos, bike rodeo & safety inspections, car seat inspections, music & more!! This is a great opportunity to come out and enjoy a fun day in the park and have a day of community-minded fun!! For more information, call 301-271-7313.
  1 pm 95th 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! Admission price is $7. Children under 36 inches tall are free. Unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price! Children under 36" tall ride for free. All entertainment is also included in the admission. For more information call 717-677-9663 or visit
http://www.emmitsburg.net/smf/index.htm
  3 pm The Second Annual Frederick Wine Festival. This festival is a celebration of the most innovative wineries from across the state of Maryland and is poised to showcase an industry that is quickly growing to include many diverse and critically acclaimed wines.

Paired with signature food selections from talented, local chefs, the festival is set to cater to the savviest of food and wine enthusiasts. If Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot make you swoon, and Albarino and Chardonnay are your go-to summer wines, then mark your calendars to join us in Historic Frederick. This festival will be held rain or shine. For more information call 301-600-2844 or visit http://www.celebratefrederick.com/events/frederick-wine-festival/
     
6 Sunday  
  9 am Threshing Days at Rosehill Manor. View old-fashioned wheat threshing and baling demonstrations. Gas engine, tractor and truck displays. Wagon rides, wheat weaving, kids games and more. Kiddie Pedal Pull at 1p.m. Farm fun experience for the entire family. Sponsored by the Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter #39 and Frederick County Farm Museum. For more information, call 301-343-5093.
     
7 Monday  
     
8 Tuesday  
     
9 Wed  
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros hosts summer reading program: Read, Learn, Grow! A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8!
Cost: $6/child/session – No registration required

Each week, children will pick a fruit or vegetable correlating to the week’s theme. Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week, participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft! Learn not only about agriculture, but also about how fun it is to read! For more information call 717-334-6274.
     
10 Thursday  
     
11 Friday  
    22nd Annual Civil War Music Muster. The sounds of authentic 19th-century American music will fill the air in Gettysburg for the 21st Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. The free events features ballads, folk songs, popular songs of the day, field music and marches, along dances popular during the Civil War era. Gettysburg Music Muster performers this year are the Fort Delaware Cornet Band, the Irish Volunteer David Kincaid, Steve and Lisa Ball, the Libby Prison Minstrels, the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers, the Susquehanna Travellers, the 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan’s Guards), and the Victorian Dance Ensemble. Performances will be held underneath the tent on the front lawn of the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center. For more information call 717-338-4431 or email john_nicholas@nps.gov
    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. Gettysburg Rocks is now a bi-annual music festival and fundraiser for Four Diamonds. 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/
     
12 Saturday  
    22nd Annual Civil War Music Muster. The sounds of authentic 19th-century American music will fill the air in Gettysburg for the 21st Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. The free events features ballads, folk songs, popular songs of the day, field music and marches, along dances popular during the Civil War era. Gettysburg Music Muster performers this year are the Fort Delaware Cornet Band, the Irish Volunteer David Kincaid, Steve and Lisa Ball, the Libby Prison Minstrels, the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers, the Susquehanna Travellers, the 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan’s Guards), and the Victorian Dance Ensemble. Performances will be held both inside and outside the Museum & Visitor Center, at the courtyard of the Dobbin House, located at 89 Steinwehr Ave., and the Pennsylvania Memorial, Tour Stop #12 on the park map. For more information, call 717-338-4431 or email john_nicholas@nps.gov.
  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. Gettysburg Rocks is now a bi-annual music festival and fundraiser for Four Diamonds. 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/
  noon Hollabaugh’s Annual Peach Fest! Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. Retail Farm Market hosts two afternoons of peachy fun, featuring: peach samples galore, home-made peach ice cream sundaes and peach baked goods, lawn games, wagon rides, face painting, kids’ bounce house, fun kids’ activities, Fairy Tale Trail walking storybook path and many peachy deals on peach products.

We are proud to partner with the United Way of Adams County, who does so much for those in need within our community. The United Way will be offering delicious food concessions on both days.

Our guests will enjoy special music from:
Klinger McFry, Saturday from 12:30-4:30pm: Americana music has a new name and that name is "Klinger-McFry". Playing songs that range from Hank Williams Sr. to Fleetwood Mac, the band puts their own twist on classic songs from all genres of music.

Rain or Shine - No admission fee - just $1 to park. Food and some activities do have an additional cost. We hope to see you there!
  3 pm Rocky Ridge Annual Big Picnic. Serving: Soup, Sandwiches, Fries, Ice Cream. Baby Show – 24 months and under starting at 4 pm. there will be games for all ages, and the River Bend Band will be playing at 6 pm. Proceeds benefit the Mt. Tabor Church.
  5 pm Emmitsburg Veterinary Hospital's Kids Night. This event is geared for children 4 - 10 years old. During our fun activities your child will learn about responsible pet ownership and dog bite prevention. Children should bring their favorite stuffed animal toy to join in on all the fun! For more information, call 301-447-6237.
     
13 Sunday  
  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. Gettysburg Rocks is now a bi-annual music festival and fundraiser for Four Diamonds. 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/
  noon Hollabaugh’s Annual Peach Fest! Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. Retail Farm Market hosts two afternoons of peachy fun, featuring: peach samples galore, home-made peach ice cream sundaes and peach baked goods, lawn games, wagon rides, face painting, kids’ bounce house, fun kids’ activities, Fairy Tale Trail walking storybook path and many peachy deals on peach products.

We are proud to partner with the United Way of Adams County, who does so much for those in need within our community. The United Way will be offering delicious food concessions on both days.

Our guests will enjoy special music from: Across the Pond, Sunday from 12:30-4:30pm: Across the Pond is a local Celtic trio entertaining crowds of all ages throughout the northeast and into Canada. They perform traditional and contemporary songs and tunes. This high-energy band also performs hauntingly beautiful slow airs, love songs & ballads.

Rain or Shine - No admission fee - just $1 to park. Food and some activities do have an additional cost. We hope to see you there!
     
14 Monday
  6:30 pm Mackenzie's Light (a bereavement support group), will meet at the
Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Discussion leader will be Colt Black. Anyone impacted by the loss of a loved one is welcome. Meets second Monday of each month.For more information, call 240-288-1300.
     
15 Tuesday
     
16 Wednesday  
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros hosts summer reading program: Read, Learn, Grow! A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8!
Cost: $6/child/session – No registration required

Each week, children will pick a fruit or vegetable correlating to the week’s theme. Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week, participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft! Learn not only about agriculture, but also about how fun it is to read! For more information call 717-334-6274.
     
17 Thursday  
     
18 Friday  
     
19 Saturday  
  8 am Peach & Pickle Festival/Yard sale at Johnsville United Methodist Church. All kinds of peach baked items available for sale. Food served all day with sandwiches, ice cream & peaches. Yard sale spaces for rent @ $15.00. For more information, call 410-775-7217.
  2 pm Pepper Fest. Did you know Adams County Winery grows peppers on their farm? Join them for their Pepper Fest and enjoy free live music with Finks Constant, vendors, wood fired pizza’s and appetizers, spicy drink specials, a gourmet food truck and wine tastings. This event is free. For more information, call 717-334-4631.
  4:30 pm 4th Gettysburg Brew Fest. The Gettysburg Brew Fest is a 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).

Free parking and transportation is available. The address for the parking lot is 941 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg – it is the Tom Livelsberger Kia lot near the YWCA entrance. $1 Shuttle service is available from the downtown Transit Center to the Brew Fest (final pick-up time at the Rabbit Transit bus stop on Seminary Ridge). The 2017 Brew Fest shuttle schedule will be posted at least two (2) weeks prior to the event weekend to help you plan.
For more information, visit http://gettysburgbrewfest.com/
     
20 Sunday  
     
21 Monday  
     
     
22 Tuesday
  
23 Wed
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros hosts summer reading program: Read, Learn, Grow! A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8!
Cost: $6/child/session – No registration required

Each week, children will pick a fruit or vegetable correlating to the week’s theme. Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week, participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft! Learn not only about agriculture, but also about how fun it is to read! For more information call 717-334-6274.
     
24 Thursday
     
25 Friday  
     
26 Saturday  
     
27 Sunday  
     
28 Monday  
  6:30 pm Mackenzie's Light Addiction Awareness Program will meet at the Thurmont Regional Library, Thurmont. These meetings are open to all who are seeking information or have been impacted by drug abuse in the family. For more information, call 301-524-8064.
     
19 Tuesday  
     
30 Wed  
  9 am Hollabaugh Bros hosts summer reading program: Read, Learn, Grow! A great summer activity for kids, ages 3-8!
Cost: $6/child/session – No registration required

Each week, children will pick a fruit or vegetable correlating to the week’s theme. Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow program will: Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week, participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft! Learn not only about agriculture, but also about how fun it is to read! For more information call 717-334-6274.
     
31 Thursday