events

Calendar of Events

May
28
Sat
2016
43rd Annual Hampstead Day
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Due to the main street revitalization project along the main street corridor in Hampstead, Hampstead Day will be held at Arcadia Volunteer Company Carnival Grounds again this year.  Great entertainment and good food for the entire family.  Over 90 craft vendors.  Huge car and tractor show.  Puppet show and blow up slide for the kids.

Downtown Westminster Farmers’ Market
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturdays only, May 14 – November 19, 2016.  The Saturday morning market is the oldest “Producer Only,” open air, seasonal farmers’ market operating in Carroll County, Maryland.  Offering farm fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, cheeses, baked good, jams & jellies, and plants.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

May
29
Sun
2016
Sykesville Farmers’ Market
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sundays only May 15 – October 30, 2016.  Fresh produce, meats, eggs, cheese, herbs, honey, nuts, pickles, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and more.  Live music most weekends.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

May
30
Mon
2016
JuBELLation
May 30 @ 4:00 pm

Handbell Concert of intermediate level handbell choirs under the direction of Larry Henning.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our annual carnival is back and better than ever. We have some new games, great raffles, lots of rides and awesome entertainment. We are also trying something new this year, “hand dipped ice cream”. Come out to support your local volunteers and have a fun family night out.  Lunch available 11:30am-1pm.

May
31
Tue
2016
Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our annual carnival is back and better than ever. We have some new games, great raffles, lots of rides and awesome entertainment. We are also trying something new this year, “hand dipped ice cream”. Come out to support your local volunteers and have a fun family night out.  Lunch available 11:30am-1pm.

Jun
1
Wed
2016
Historical Society Bus Trip to the Mansions Along the Delaware
Jun 1 @ 7:15 am – 7:30 pm

Join HSCC as we visit three Mansions Along the Delaware near Philadelphia.  Our first stop is Andalusia, a National Historic Landmark and one of the finest examples of Greek revival architecture in America. Then we are off to lunch at the Historic King George II Inn, the oldest continuously operated Inn in America (established c. 1681).  After lunch, we’ll visit Grundy Manor.  In 1884, William Grundy bought an elegant Federal-style house that he re-constructed into a “modern” Queen Anne-style mansion by adding rooms, a two-story, wrap around porch and modern conveniences.

Lunch choice should be made when reserving your seat.  Reservations are required by May 13, with payment.

 

Mt. Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesdays only June 1 – September 7, 2016.  Farmers’ Market is located the behind the historic Mt. Airy train station in the Railyard.   Locally-grown farm-fresh products, such as vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, milk products, eggs, specialty products including pickles, relishes, salsas, sauerkraut, sauces, spices and rubs, jams, jellies and fruit butters, ciders, teas, coffees, baked goods, soaps, plants and nursery items and more.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our annual carnival is back and better than ever. We have some new games, great raffles, lots of rides and awesome entertainment. We are also trying something new this year, “hand dipped ice cream”. Come out to support your local volunteers and have a fun family night out.  Lunch available 11:30am-1pm.

Jun
2
Thu
2016
Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our annual carnival is back and better than ever. We have some new games, great raffles, lots of rides and awesome entertainment. We are also trying something new this year, “hand dipped ice cream”. Come out to support your local volunteers and have a fun family night out.  Lunch available 11:30am-1pm.

Jun
3
Fri
2016
Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our annual carnival is back and better than ever. We have some new games, great raffles, lots of rides and awesome entertainment. We are also trying something new this year, “hand dipped ice cream”. Come out to support your local volunteers and have a fun family night out.  Lunch available 11:30am-1pm.

Jun
4
Sat
2016
Country Breakfast Buffet
Jun 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.

Downtown Westminster Farmers’ Market
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturdays only, May 14 – November 19, 2016.  The Saturday morning market is the oldest “Producer Only,” open air, seasonal farmers’ market operating in Carroll County, Maryland.  Offering farm fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, cheeses, baked good, jams & jellies, and plants.

Hampstead Farmers Market
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

June 4 – October 1, 2016 (Saturdays only).  Taste summer’s best and freshest locally-grown seasonal produce, plus a wide variety of artisan crafts and jewelry.

Messiah Lutheran Church 26th Annual Strawberry Festival
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This will be an affordable fun filled day for the entire family.  In addition to fresh picked strawberries and homemade strawberry shortcake we will have many games and activities for children, face painting, hay wagon rides, pony rides, and a moon bounce.  Entertainment will be provided throughout the day. Among the entertainment are Freedom Firestars Majorettes, Carroll County Cloggers, Savage Dance Company, Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy, Carroll Gymnastics, Stepping Stars, Glyndon Area Players, Sykesville Raiders Cheerleading, Maryland All Stars Cheerleading, Tri Star Martial Arts and Merritt Dance.

We will also have over 70 craft and flea market vendors displaying their merchandise. Wood crafts, jewelry, crystal sun catchers, paintings & tapestries, crocheted items, children’s items, dolls & doll clothing, candles, baskets, flowers, collectibles and many other crafts will be for sale. The flea market vendors will be offering a wide assortment of useful and desirable items.

A variety of foods will be available all day, starting with breakfast sandwiches at 9:00am. Visit our baked goods booth to purchase your favorite sweet treats.

Admission is free and there is plenty of parking.

For general information call (410)795-9174, for vendor information call (443)201-8077.

10th Annual Strawberry Festival
Jun 4 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Fried Chicken & Crab Cake platters, Hoffman’s ice cream and Baugher’s strawberries.
Entertainment beginning at 4:00 p.m.  Church is located south of Westminster off Route 97 at Nicodemus Road.

Gamber & Community Fire Co. Annual Fireman’s Carnival
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 28 – June 4, 2016.   The 1st fireman’s carnival of the year! Eight nights. Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Free fireworks on Monday night, Memorial Day – 5/30/16.

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our annual carnival is back and better than ever. We have some new games, great raffles, lots of rides and awesome entertainment. We are also trying something new this year, “hand dipped ice cream”. Come out to support your local volunteers and have a fun family night out.  Lunch available 11:30am-1pm.

All of Me
Jun 4 @ 7:30 pm

Handbell Concert sponsored by Westminster Ringers, Inc. featuring Westminster Ringers & Accelerando.

Jun
5
Sun
2016
MuscleMine Rural Rumble Strongman Competition
Jun 5 all-day

Strongman returns to Westminster with MuscleMine Gyms 2nd annual strongman competition. Come see strength athletes from the mid atlantic take on 5 brutal events, including car deadlifts and truck pulls. This event is free to spectators! Anyone interested in entering can find the entry form on our website.

Sykesville Farmers’ Market
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sundays only May 15 – October 30, 2016.  Fresh produce, meats, eggs, cheese, herbs, honey, nuts, pickles, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and more.  Live music most weekends.

Jun
6
Mon
2016
New Windsor Fire Department Carnival
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm

June 6 – June 11, 2016.  Carnival opens at 5:30pm nightly and rides start at 6pm.  Enjoy a variety of great food and exciting rides.  Entertainment will generally start at 7pm, however this could change without notice due to weather or other factors.  Ride Night Specials every night.

Mt. Airy Community Carnival
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

June 5 – 11, 2016.  Rides,  food, games and entertainment.

Jun
7
Tue
2016
New Windsor Fire Department Carnival
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm

June 6 – June 11, 2016.  Carnival opens at 5:30pm nightly and rides start at 6pm.  Enjoy a variety of great food and exciting rides.  Entertainment will generally start at 7pm, however this could change without notice due to weather or other factors.  Ride Night Specials every night.

Mt. Airy Community Carnival
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

June 5 – 11, 2016.  Rides,  food, games and entertainment.

Jun
8
Wed
2016
Mt. Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesdays only June 1 – September 7, 2016.  Farmers’ Market is located the behind the historic Mt. Airy train station in the Railyard.   Locally-grown farm-fresh products, such as vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, milk products, eggs, specialty products including pickles, relishes, salsas, sauerkraut, sauces, spices and rubs, jams, jellies and fruit butters, ciders, teas, coffees, baked goods, soaps, plants and nursery items and more.