events

Calendar of Events

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.

Grammy Award-Winning Singer Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore in Concert
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Common Ground on the Hill opens it’s 21st year with Grammy Award-winning singer Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore. O’Brien came to prominence as a duo with bluegrass mandolinist virtuoso Tim, but her subsequent solo and duo albums (with powerhouse guitarist husband Rich Moore) have cemented her reputation as a singer’s singer. In her critically acclaimed records for Sugar Hill Records, Resounding Records and Remington Road Records, O’Brien has concentrated on the fading art of interpretation. O’Brien and Moore move fluidly from bluegrass to blues to traditional folk to jazz to rock and roll. Tickets available at the gate or online at http://common-ground.ticketleap.com/mollie-obrien–rich-moore/.

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

Westminster Coin & Currency Show
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Dealers buying and selling old coins, paper money, gold and silver.

“Fall Harvest of Quilts” 2014 sponsored by Everybody’s Quilt Guild
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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.

Sun, Oct 5 10a-4p

Mount Airy Fall Festival
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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 5 @ 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!

Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company Open House
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Open House includes live demonstrations, children’s Activities, station tours, apparatus displays, fire  prevention & safety information, refreshments and goody bags for kids.

Free Concert Series
Oct 5 @ 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).

Walk Carroll Free Event
Oct 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a free walk and pedometer (and raffle!) immediately following Carroll Hospital Center’s Total Health Expo across from the hospital. The walk is open to all ages and physical activity levels and NO prior registration is necessary to attend! Look for our large Walk Carroll flag sign at the start location!

Carroll Live on Stage Presents WindSync
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm

WindSync is one of the most talented groups of young musicians on the scene today. WindSync won the 2012 Concert Artists Guild (“CAG”) Victor Elmaleh Competition and thrill audiences nationwide with their fresh approach to classical music. Houston Public Radio’s HUHA-FM calls the ensemble “innovative…unconventional and exciting.” Playing exclusively from memory and creating dramatic musical interpretations with costumes, masks and choreography, the group brings its unique and infectious style to main-stage concerts. With every new project, the quintet expands the repertoire by commissioning new works and showcasing a wide array of original arrangements of classical masterworks.

$50 for 4 concert Subscription

Chamber Music on the Hill
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm

Music faculty member David Kreider, founder and artistic director of Chamber Music on the Hill, performs on piano with cellist Maxim Kozlov, who has performed in orchestras all over the world and offers lessons at his Eldersburg, Md., Cello Studio. The concert includes works by Beethoven, Franck and Shostakovich.

 

Common Ground on the Hill: Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Grammy award-winning singer Mollie O’Brien first became known for her critically-acclaimed collaborations with brother Tim. Audiences love her fluid ability to make herself at home in any genre while never sacrificing the essence of the song she tackles. O’Brien has primarily focused her efforts on the fading art of interpretation and the end result is a singer at the very top of her game who is not afraid to take risks both vocally and in the material she chooses. O’Brien now teams up with husband Rich Moore, a powerhouse guitar player who can keep up with O’Brien’s twists and turns from blues to traditional folk to jazz to rock and roll.

Oct
6
Mon
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 6 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 6 @ 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.

Oct
7
Tue
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 7 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 7 @ 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 7 @ 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.

Oct
8
Wed
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 8 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 8 @ 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.

SmartTALK
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm

Join McDaniel College President Roger Casey for a conversation with Buck Hartzell ’92, director of Analyst Learning and Development at The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial services company.

Oct
9
Thu
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 9 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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.

Oct
10
Fri
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 10 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 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 10 @ 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.

 

Oct
11
Sat
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 11 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

Pleasant Valley Fall Fest & Car Show sponsored by St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Flea market, craft vendors, silent auction, family entertainment, good food & much more! 9th Annual Car & Truck Show – 29 trophies. Antique, classic, custom/hot rod and truck categories. Held on the grounds of Pleasant Valley Fire Company. Vehicle registration: $10/advance, $15/day of show. Goodie bag including lunch voucher and magnet plaque to first 100 vehicles registered.

Carroll Arts Center Members Exhibit
Oct 11 @ 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.

Sykesville Fall Festival
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Children’s activities, live music, entertainment, art, crafts, food & more

HarvestFest Cornhole Tournament
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Compete in the Sanctioned corn toss competition for cash prizes. Registration and warm-up starts at 11 a.m.  Tournament event hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  And…Great food & a beer tent!

Harvest Festival
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

If you like FREE food, fun, and fall festivities, then we’ve got just the day planned for you! Hay rides, face painting, moon bounce, door prizes, pumpkin painting, games, and more! And it’s ALL FREE!!!

Mark your calendars and invite your friends! This is a community event.

Rain Date: Saturday, October 18th from 1-4pm

Oktoberfest
Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Authentic homemade German cuisine, including bratwurst, sauerbraten, and more including specialty baked German apple desserts. Live German style music by the Variety Tones, dancing, children’s activities and menu, bountiful fall items, mums and asters.

Saturday Nite UnWine
Oct 11 @ 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).

Saturday Singles Dance
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 11 @ 11:00 pm

Boogie on our big, beautiful wooden dance floor on the second Saturday of the month (except July).  Our dances are open to anyone age 21 or older.  We feature light snacks and have water and soft drinks available.  BYOB.  Couples (married or unmarried) are welcome.

 

 

The Arc Carroll County presents The Capitol Steps
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Washington D.C.-based comedy troupe Capitol Steps bring their political brand of comedy back to Carroll County for one night, Saturday, October 11th, at Winters Mill High in Westminster.  The Capitol Steps, a Washington D.C.-based comedy troupe that began as group of U.S. Senate staffers, will present a show based on songs from their current album “How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying.”  The Capitol Steps have been a Washington D.C. institution for more than 30 years, providing a unique blend of musical and political comedy. Each show consists of tasteful lampooning guaranteed to leave both sides of the political spectrum laughing. The Capitol Steps have appeared on “The Today Show,” “Nightline,” “CBS Evening News,” and in many specials for National Public Radio.

Tickets are available at Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster; all branches of the Carroll County Public Library; The Arc Carroll County, 180 Kriders Church Rd., Westminster or online

To schedule an interview with a cast member, please contact Bill Hurd at 703-683-8330 or Bill@capsteps.com.

The Arc Carroll County is a Westminster-based nonprofit. It provides a variety of services including: housing, support services, vocational training and transportation for about 700 children and adults in Carroll County with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Oct
12
Sun
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 12 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

Free Concert Series
Oct 12 @ 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).

TwinkleFest
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come out and support musicians ages 3-17 as they perform all group and solo pieces from the Suzuki repertoire! A Pre-Twinkle demonstration and the All-Star Orchestra will perform before our play down ending with the Twinkle Variations. Join us for a short cookie and punch reception following the performance.

Oct
13
Mon
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 13 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 13 @ 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.

A Culinary Event
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County (RCIS) will host its 15th annual “A Culinary Experience” fundraiser.  Local restaurants, caterers, and bakeries will showcase their talents by serving everything from soup to desserts. The evening will also include silent and live auctions and music. This is an opportunity to enjoy a wonderful variety of local cuisine while supporting the needs of residents of Carroll County affected by sexual violence. To support the fundraising success of A Culinary Experience, a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available for individuals and businesses. Your tax deductible contribution can make a difference in the life of someone in our community negatively affected by sexual abuse, rape, or sexual assault.

Oct
14
Tue
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 14 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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.

Oct
15
Wed
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 15 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 15 @ 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.

Oct
16
Thu
2014
“As You Will”
Oct 16 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 16 @ 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.