events

Calendar of Events

Sep
20
Sat
2014
Lineboro Farmers’ Market, supported by Lazarus Church in Lineboro
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The Lineboro Farmers’ Market will be held the first and third Saturday through September, from 8am to 11am. 10×10 spaces will be available for: 8 weeks- $40; 6 weeks- $25; or weekly- $25. Money collected from vendors will go into a rebuilding fund for Lazarus Church, which was destroyed by fire in December 2013. Homegrown and handmade items are welcome.

Hampstead Farmers’ Market
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampstead Farmers’ Market is held on Saturdays only June through September.  Producer-only market featuring produce, plants, flowers, herbs, baked goods, jams and jellies, meats, eggs, wine, jewelry, wood items, artwork, sewn and knitted items and much more!

History 101
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

September 15 through 20, 2014.  Featuring speakers and historic programs focusing on Mount Airy, Civil War, and regional history. Visit our website and facebook page for details. Detailed schedule on MAMSA website with topics, times and locations.

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

The Maryland Wine Festival
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 20 10am – 6pm; Sunday, September 21 12pm – 6pm.   The Maryland Wine Festival features tasting of Maryland wines, wine seminars, continuous on-stage entertainment, crafts and a variety of delicious cuisine for sale. Free handicapped-accessible shuttle service. Farmhouse tours. Living History Center, exhibit buildings, and Museum Gift Shop open. Adults 21 and older must provide I.D. Museum season passes are NOT honored.

US Bands Westminster, MD Invitational, Gold Show
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm

Westminster High School Marching Band presents the US Bands Westminster, Maryland Invitational Gold Show.

The Westminster High School Marching Band will be hosting several local and regional marching bands from MD, PA and VA for a marching band competition at the Westminster High School Football field on Saturday, September 20, 2014. The doors open at 2pm and the competition begins at 4pm.

Westminster High School Marching Band will be performing their brand new show entitled “Keep Silence”, while seven other schools will be competing with each other for US Bands trophies and awards. Want to see what a WHS Marching Band performance is like? You can see the ‘Preview Performance’ for last year’s show entitled ‘A Day and The Life’ on You Tube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX1CFbMzc9I).

This is WHS Marching Band’s first performance of the 2014 Marching Band Season. They are excited to host this event and look forward to performing their new show for you. A marching band performance is suitable for all ages and more schools may be added to the competition. Come support several local marching bands in this premier event. Concession stands will be open and WHS Spirit wear will be available on site. More details can be found on owlband.org.

Westminster High School presents USBANDS Westminster, Maryland Invitational, Gold Show
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm

The Westminster High School Marching Band will be hosting several local and regional marching bands from MD, PA and VA for a marching band competition at the Westminster High School Football field on Saturday, September 20, 2014. The doors open at 2pm and the competition begins at 4pm-10pm.

Westminster High School Marching Band will be performing their brand new show entitled “Keep Silence”, while seven other schools will be competing with each other for US Bands trophies and awards. Want to see what a WHS Marching Band performance is like? You can see the ‘Preview Performance’ for last year’s show entitled ‘A Day and The Life’ on You Tube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX1CFbMzc9I).

This is WHS Marching Band’s first performance of the 2014 Marching Band Season. They are excited to host this event and look forward to performing their new show for you. A marching band performance is suitable for all ages and more schools may be added to the competition. Come support several local marching bands in this premier event. Concession stands will be open and WHS Spirit wear will be available on site. More details can be found on owlband.org.

Saturday Nite UnWine
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday Night UnWine 9/13 (Karensa Gray); 9/20 (The Understudies); 10/4 TBD;  10/11 (Saving Sgt. Pepper); 10/18 (Patty Reese); 11/1/2014 (Karensa Gray).

Union Bridge Fire Company Cash Bingo & Banquet
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Doors open at 4:00pm; dinner at 5:00pm; and bingo starts at 6:30pm.  A few seats will be available at the door.

North Sea Gas
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm

Multi-instrumental with tremendous three-part vocal harmonies, this highly entertaining traditional Scottish folk band has an universal appeal. Going for over thirty years and stronger than ever, this trio’s music consists of traditional, contemporary and self-penned material, all put together with a style of their own.

Sep
21
Sun
2014
Sykesville Farmers’ Markets
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every Sunday June 1st- September 28th; 9am-1pm.  Produce, fruit, baked goods, coffee, kettle corn, preserves and fun activities for kids!!

Walk Carroll Free Event/Sykesville Farmers’ Market
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am

Walk Sykesville Main Street with Mayor Shaw while enjoying shopping for healthy fruits and vegetables at the Farmers’ Market. All ages and physical activity levels are welcome. Come get active, learn health information, and enter to win raffles!

The Maryland Wine Festival®
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 20, 10am-6pm; Sunday, September 21, 12pm-6pm.  The thirty-first year of The Maryland Wine Festival® features tasting of Maryland wines, wine seminars, continuous on-stage entertainment, crafts and a variety of delicious cuisine for sale. Free handicapped-accessible shuttle service. Farmhouse tours, Living History Center, exhibit buildings and Museum Gift Shop open. Adults 21 and older must provide ID. Museum season passes are NOT honored.

Free Concert Series
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Concert Services on Sundays 9/7/2014 (Shelley McCarthy); 9/14 (Patty Reese); 9/21 (Ben Sherman); 9/28 (Josh Bayer); 10/5 (Alexander Mitchell); 10/12 (Windon and Ricker; 10/19 (Frededie Long); 10/26 (California Bob); 11/2/2014 (Freddie Long).

Sep
22
Mon
2014
A Day for Book Lovers
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

In partnership with the Friends of Carroll County Public Library, this event features award-winning author Amy Bloom, who just released “Lucky Us,” as well as two publishing representatives who will be presenting forthcoming books from Penguin Random House. It is especially designed for book clubs, book-discussion groups, and current or future book club members. For ticket information, contact the Carroll County Public Library at 410-386-4500.

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

Sep
23
Tue
2014
Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors.

Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

The Era of the American Civil War
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Survey the major political, economic, social and cultural trends in the United States from 1840 to 1877.  Focus on the growing differences between the societies of the North and South, the partisan debates leading to the American Civil War, the war itself and the shattering impact on the country, culminating with the struggles over reconstructing the union.

Sep
24
Wed
2014
Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

French Film Series: “Une bouteille à la mer/A Bottle in the Gaza Sea”
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm

Post-Screening Discussion led by Mohamed Esa, professor of foreign languages

Tal lives in Jeruslaem. Naïm lives in Gaza. Based on the award-winning novel by Valérie Zenatti, this hopeful drama follows the turbulent long-distance friendship between two young people that are separated by a history they are trying both to understand and change. (2013, 99 minutes, not rated)

Sep
25
Thu
2014
“As You Will”
Sep 25 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors.

Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

The Era of the American Civil War
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Survey the major political, economic, social and cultural trends in the United States from 1840 to 1877.  Focus on the growing differences between the societies of the North and South, the partisan debates leading to the American Civil War, the war itself and the shattering impact on the country, culminating with the struggles over reconstructing the union.

Westminster FallFest
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fall Fest is held September 25 through 28, 2014.  Fall Fest Parade is September 25th; Midnight Madness shopping is September 26th.    Shopping and dining to midnight in downtown Westminster, live performances, karaoke, car show, rides and much more.

Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel welcomes back Mike McEvoy and Joseph Phelps Vineyards.  Join us in welcoming back Mike McEvoy for this exceptional event featuring Joseph Phelps wines. The evening will begin at 6:30pm with a half hour of hand-passed hors d’oeuvres followed by a presentation of Joseph Phelps Vineyards by Mike McEvoy, Joseph Phelps Vice President & Director of Sales & Marketing. At 7:30, guests will be seated in the restaurant to begin a six-course prix-fixe dining experience meticulously paired with Joseph Phelps wines.  Space is limited – advance reservations recommended!

For the ultimate wine dinner experience, make your reservation to stay in one of the elegantly appointed rooms or suites throughout the property. A limited number of rooms and suites are available from $125 to $150. Your overnight stay will include afternoon tea from 4 to 5pm, a continental breakfast tray delivered outside your door with freshly baked muffins, morning newspaper and your choice of coffee or tea, followed by a full country-style served breakfast in the Mansion.

 

Sep
26
Fri
2014
“As You Will”
Sep 26 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

SFDFD Friday Night Bingo
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 26 @ 10:00 pm

Bingo held weekly on Fridays.  $1,000 Progressive Jackpot.  Come out and join us for some good times, so grab some friends and enjoy some laughs.  Play for as little as $20. Over $3,000 in cash prizes.   Kitchen Opens 6pm; Bingo Starts 7pm.

 

Westminster FallFest
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fall Fest is held September 25 through 28, 2014.  Fall Fest Parade is September 25th; Midnight Madness shopping is September 26th.    Shopping and dining to midnight in downtown Westminster, live performances, karaoke, car show, rides and much more.

Author Elin Hilderbrand Signing and Discussion
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm

Best Selling Author, Elin Hilderbrand, will be at A Likely Story Bookstore for a reading and signing. She will be discussing her newest novel, “Matchmaker”, as well as her upcoming novel, “Winter Street”. Everyone present will be entered to win a pre-release copy of “Winter Street”. Free event.  All Elin’s books will be available for purchase.

Sep
27
Sat
2014
“As You Will”
Sep 27 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Hampstead Farmers’ Market
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampstead Farmers’ Market is held on Saturdays only June through September.  Producer-only market featuring produce, plants, flowers, herbs, baked goods, jams and jellies, meats, eggs, wine, jewelry, wood items, artwork, sewn and knitted items and much more!

Shake Your Teal Feathers 5K for Ovarian Cancer Research
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Run, walk, bike, stroll or crawl (yes dogs are welcome) just join us in crossing the finish line. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and we are racing for a cure. Join us at 8am for registration or pre-register by contacting Programs Director, Sherri Lively 410-549-8855 $15 Survivors, $10 Children, $20 Merritt Members, $30 NonMembers.

2014 Emergency Preparedness Expo
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free event for families focusing on emergency preparedness. Live demonstrations, static displays, give-a-ways and raffle prizes.

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

FREE Zombie Make-up Workshop
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am

Learn how to make a gruesome gut busting zombie look on a budget. This workshop is just in time for the 2nd Annual WRC Trail Zombie Walk that is on Oct 18th. Event starts at 10am on September 27th at the Community Media Center, 1301 Washington Road, Westminster, MD.

9th Annual Maryland Microbrewery Festival
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Tasting of Maryland microbrews, continuous music, craft and food vendors.

SmartTALK
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am

Join McDaniel College President Roger Casey for a conversation with McDaniel parent Eric Dezenhall, crisis management consultant, author and founder of Washington, D.C.-based PR firm Dezenhall Resources, Ltd.

Classic Rock & Roll Festival with Vehicle show
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come to the winery and listen to classic rock & roll by Bendt Fendyr & Foreplay & Gary Smallwood. Music starts at 1pm. While you are here take a look at cars here for the car show. Vote on your favorite vehicles. Grape stomp at 3:30pm. Stomp some grapes and make a commemorative t-shirt

Classic Rock & Roll Festival with Vehicle Show
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come to the winery and listen to some classic rock & roll by Bendt Fendyr & Foreplay & Gary Smallwood. Music starts at 1pm. While you are here take a look at cars here for the car show. Vote on your favorite vehicles. Grape stomp at 3:30. Stomp some grapes and make a commemerative t-shirt.

Events and Festivals
$22.50 adults tickets unless otherwise marked. 13-20 year olds $12. 12 and under free
$12 Designated Driver (DD) tickets – As a thank you from us at Detour Winery, anyone that has a Designated Driver tickets for one of our festivals will be able to receive 20% off any closed bottles of wine, limited to 3.
Day of Festival – Please bring lawn chairs or blankets and popup tents (must be 10×10 or smaller) in designated area only.
We will have non-alcoholic drinks for sale at all of our events.  Only Detour wine allowed on the property.  All tickets are non-refundable. If we need to reschedule an event due to inclement weather, we will have a rain date, posted on the website. All tickets are valid for rescheduled events.  Detour Winery is not responsible for personal belongings that are damaged or stolen. Please remember to lock your vehicle during your visit!  Photo I.D. required.

Coach Purse, Pandora bracelet & Alex and Ani bracelet BINGO
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Coach Purse, Pandora bracelet & Alex and Ani bracelet BINGO to benefit South Carroll HS Athletic Boosters. Games start at 7pm. Ticket price includes a game card for 20 regular games. Additional game cards, special game cards, raffles, 50/50, and refreshments available for sale.

Westminster FallFest
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fall Fest is held September 25 through 28, 2014.  Fall Fest Parade is September 25th; Midnight Madness shopping is September 26th.    Shopping and dining to midnight in downtown Westminster, live performances, karaoke, car show, rides and much more.

Sep
28
Sun
2014
“As You Will”
Sep 28 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Sykesville Farmers’ Markets
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every Sunday June 1st- September 28th; 9am-1pm.  Produce, fruit, baked goods, coffee, kettle corn, preserves and fun activities for kids!!

Free Concert Series
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Concert Services on Sundays 9/7/2014 (Shelley McCarthy); 9/14 (Patty Reese); 9/21 (Ben Sherman); 9/28 (Josh Bayer); 10/5 (Alexander Mitchell); 10/12 (Windon and Ricker; 10/19 (Frededie Long); 10/26 (California Bob); 11/2/2014 (Freddie Long).

Westminster FallFest
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fall Fest is held September 25 through 28, 2014.  Fall Fest Parade is September 25th; Midnight Madness shopping is September 26th.    Shopping and dining to midnight in downtown Westminster, live performances, karaoke, car show, rides and much more.

Sep
29
Mon
2014
“As You Will”
Sep 29 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

Sep
30
Tue
2014
“As You Will”
Sep 30 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors.

Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

The Era of the American Civil War
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Survey the major political, economic, social and cultural trends in the United States from 1840 to 1877.  Focus on the growing differences between the societies of the North and South, the partisan debates leading to the American Civil War, the war itself and the shattering impact on the country, culminating with the struggles over reconstructing the union.

Rhythm Griots: We Are All Connected
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm

This high-energy concert features traditional Senegalese music performed by the Rhythm Griots, including tama drum expert Massamba Diop and Senegalese singer Backa Niang. Their collaboration blends ancient and contemporary African and American music on the common ground of rhythm and storytelling utilizing the tama drum, djembe and djun-djun drums.

Massamba has played with Peter Gabriel, Herbie Hancock and Carlos Santana, and Backa sings with the Senegalese hip-hop troupe Gokh-bi System.

Oct
1
Wed
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 1 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

McDaniel College Theatre presents “Buried Child”
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama that takes a macabre look at one American Midwestern family with a dark secret. Tad Janes, artistic director of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick, Md., is the guest director.

Oct
2
Thu
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 2 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors.

Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

The Era of the American Civil War
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Survey the major political, economic, social and cultural trends in the United States from 1840 to 1877.  Focus on the growing differences between the societies of the North and South, the partisan debates leading to the American Civil War, the war itself and the shattering impact on the country, culminating with the struggles over reconstructing the union.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Margaret Rorison
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm

Margaret Rorison is an artist and filmmaker living in Baltimore. She has been making films since 2011 and is co-founder and curator for a roaming experimental film series, “Sight Unseen,” as well as partial member of her artist run film lab, LaborBerlin.

According to Rorison, her current work often develops from extensive walks through rural and urban landscapes, combining memories, field recordings and text. She is interested in the potentials of storytelling through the use of live projection and sound.

Rorison received a Master of Fine Arts degree from MICA in 2012. http://margaretrorison.com

McDaniel College Theatre presents “Buried Child”
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama that takes a macabre look at one American Midwestern family with a dark secret. Tad Janes, artistic director of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick, Md., is the guest director.

Oct
3
Fri
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 3 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

“Fall Harvest of Quilts” 2014 sponsored by Everybody’s Quilt Guild
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

October 3 – 5, 2014.  Refreshments and lite fare.  Miniature Quilt Silent Auction (All proceeds to be donated to local charity).  Raffle quilt, raffle basket, vendors, boutique and members’  tables.   NEW this year, Quilt Appraisals by Karen Dever. Contact Jan Lucas for an appointment 443-506-9121 or jennyroseybean@verizon.net.
Sat, Oct 4 10a-5p
Sun, Oct 5 10a-4p

SFDFD Friday Night Bingo
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 3 @ 10:00 pm

Bingo held weekly on Fridays.  $1,000 Progressive Jackpot.  Come out and join us for some good times, so grab some friends and enjoy some laughs.  Play for as little as $20. Over $3,000 in cash prizes.   Kitchen Opens 6pm; Bingo Starts 7pm.

 

McDaniel College Theatre presents “Buried Child”
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama that takes a macabre look at one American Midwestern family with a dark secret. Tad Janes, artistic director of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick, Md., is the guest director.

Oct
4
Sat
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 4 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com

Country Breakfast Buffet
Oct 4 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month from February to December. (There is no breakfast in January.) Come hungry, leave full.  Called the best in Carroll County by many of our customers, a full all-you-can-eat breakfast menu including pancakes, Hahn sausage, scrambled eggs, hashed brown potatoes, egg and ham casserole, sausage gravy and biscuits, creamed chipped beef, assorted fruit, assorted pastries, fresh brewed coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, milk, and juices all at an affordable price.  Plenty of parking in the lot behind the church off Ralph St.

The breakfast crew is always looking for more volunteers. If you would like to be involved with this monthly event that benefits the church financially, please contact the church office.

Carroll County Farmers’ Market Fall Celebration
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

A new event for the market. 75 vendors with hand made crafts and fall decorations, home baked goods, honey, nuts, jams and jellies, apples, pumpkins, and mums.  Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Tutor Training – register by 9/19/14
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Become a Tutor – The Literacy Council of Carroll County, Inc provides the training. We also assess the students to determine starting levels and materials to work with. Then they are matched with a tutor. It can be a life changing experience for the tutor and the student.

October Tutor Training Workshop.

Saturday, October 4th, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday, October 7th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, October 9th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

There will also be a follow-up Tutor Talk on November 4th from 6:00 – 8:30 – 9:00

Training will take place at the non-profit center where our offices are located: 255 Clifton Boulevard, Westminster, MD 21157. Please email lcouncil@carr.org or call 410 857 0766 for more information. Registration closed September 19th.

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This annual favorite showcases the artistic talents of the Carroll County Arts Council’s members. Featuring a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts, will be on view in the Arts Center’s Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and Director’s Hall Gallery. Most works are for sale. Two Artist Choice Awards will be selected by participating artists and a Peoples Choice Award is selected by our visitors. Gallery is open during regular business hours: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm and Tues/Thurs 10 am – 8 pm. Extended hours during Special Events, Concerts, Movies, and other Performances.

Mount Airy Fall Festival
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

October 4 & 5, 2014.  Old fashioned fall festival with artist and crafters, vendors, live entertainment, good food, scarecrow making and pumpkin painting, hay rides and much more.

Carroll Rotary Oktoberfest
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

October 4 & 5, 2014.  Join us for a great weekend-long Authentic German Celebration! A quality family event, featuring live German music, delicious German style foods, beers, German merchandise vendors, and other entertainment. Lederhosen & Drindl Contest, as well as a yodeling contest! Large children’s activity area. Something for everyone! Don’t miss out!

Saturday Nite UnWine
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday Night UnWine 9/13 (Karensa Gray); 9/20 (The Understudies); 10/4 TBD;  10/11 (Saving Sgt. Pepper); 10/18 (Patty Reese); 11/1/2014 (Karensa Gray).

McDaniel College Theatre presents “Buried Child”
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama that takes a macabre look at one American Midwestern family with a dark secret. Tad Janes, artistic director of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick, Md., is the guest director.

Oct
5
Sun
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 5 all-day

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. (Artist Talk: 6pm)

This solo exhibition includes mixed media works by Marty Weishaar. His work forms symbolic relationships between traditional and nontraditional materials with various historical approaches, such as conceptualism and intuitive abstraction. Weishaar makes connections between two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects, systematic abstract paintings, diarist drawings, airplanes, bridges and buildings using common materials such as packing tape, zip ties, cardboard, matchbox cars and spray foam.

Weishaar earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in 2007. He has exhibited in group exhibitions across the East Coast, as well as in various solo exhibitions. He was a finalist for the Trawick Prize and a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2011 and was awarded two consecutive Mellon Grants in 2006 and 2007. An adjunct professor for six years, he currently teaches art in Baltimore to at-risk youths living with emotional disabilities.

http://martyweishaar.com