Calendar of Events

Jan
26
Thu
2017
The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm

“Heather Pierson’s trio is really impressive, with each member showing great skill with multiple instruments and playing songs that get the audience into a reverie one minute, and heartily singing along the next.” ~ Sarah Craig, Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY

Jan
28
Sat
2017
Winter Indoor Flea Market
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Check out over 200+ spaces of crafts, antiques, flea market stuff, and much more. This is a rain or shine event as it is inside the Shipley Arena. Food served all day.

Jan
29
Sun
2017
Westminster Coin & Currency Show
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

About thirty US and World coin and currency dealers buying and selling old coins, paper money, gold and silver.

Feb
4
Sat
2017
Country Breakfast Buffet
Feb 4 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month. 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.

Sykesville IceFest
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

With great excitement Sykesville Main Street invites YOU to the 2nd Annual IceFest in Downtown Sykesville with new events, activities, and frozen spectacles.  IceFest is sure to be a fun-filled day for the whole family. It features ice sculptures, an ice skating rink, and an ice playground in the heart of Sykesville’s Main Street district. Also enjoy treats, activities, a visit from Baltimore Zoo Mobile with a penguin, a surprise guest, and more!  Sponsored by M&T Bank.

Charm City Junction
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm

Drawing from bluegrass, old-time, and Celtic musical backgrounds, the four members of Charm City Junction develop their unique style. Since releasing their highly regarded debut album in 2015, Charm City Junction was an Official Showcase Band at the 2015 IBMA Convention and is a IBMA Band Momentum Award nominee. Charm City Junction is bluegrass fiddler Patrick McAvinue, clawhammer banjo player Brad Kolodner, Irish button accordion player Sean McComiskey, and bassist Alex Lacquement.

Feb
12
Sun
2017
Union Bridge Fire Company AUCE Breakfast
Feb 12 @ 7:00 am – 11:30 am

2nd Sundays only, October 2016 – May 2017.  Pancakes, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, pudding & hominy, and muffins, coffee, tea & orange juice.

Winfield Ladies Aux. Dance
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

This dance is being held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  An evening of fun and dancing!  Enjoy refreshments and a beautiful hardwood dance floor.  A DJ will provide music and take requests.  BYOB. Hosted by the Winfield Ladies Aux.

A special dance in February for Valentine’s Day.  This dance will be held on SATURDAY, February 11th from 7pm-11pm.  Enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, drinks, raffles, door prizes.  A DJ will play a variety of music.  The cost is $40 a couple or $20 for singles.  Set ups provided.  BYOB.

 

 

 

 

Feb
21
Tue
2017
Carroll Live On Stage Presents Victoria Banks
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Victoria’s list of accolades as an artist is long. Her self-produced, self-penned records When You Can Fly and Never Be the Same made her 2009’s most nominated female artist in Canadian country music, earned her the 2010 CCMA Female Artist of the Year award, and sent her out on tour with superstars Reba McEntire, Wynonna Judd, Lonestar, Randy Travis and Johnny Reid.

Feb
23
Thu
2017
Sherman Breaks the Back of the Confederacy
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“Sherman marched to the sea” in one of the most important campaigns of the Civil War.  Sherman’s army also marched north from Savannah into the Carolinas.  Did all of this break the back of the Confederacy?  Did Sherman destroy everything in his path?  Did the Confederates offer any resistance?  Examine what really happened in this debated episode of the American Civil War.

Siege at Petersburg
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Siege of Petersburg was the longest campaign of the American Civil War.  This campaign included some of the most famous actions of the American Civil War:  the Battle of the Crater, the Great Beefsteak Raid and the final Confederate offensive of the war at Fort Stedman.  These battles and many others would change the landscape around Petersburg forever.

Mar
4
Sat
2017
Penguin Random House Book Fair
Mar 4 all-day

The Penguin Random House Book Fair celebrates its 20th Anniversary on March 3 and 4, 2017 at Carroll Community College. One of Carroll County’s favorite events, the Book Fair features discounted book sales, activities for children of all ages, family movie night, national Penguin Random House guest authors and more!

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

The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month. 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.

Bruce Molsky & Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm

Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song is delighted to present his new group already on tour in the US. Clawhammer banjo player Allison de Groot combines wide ranging virtuosity and passion for old-time music. Boston-based Stash Wyslouch is one of bluegrass’ great young genre-bending pioneers. This is an old-time band exploring fresh approaches. Welcome to the journey!

Mar
12
Sun
2017
Union Bridge Fire Company AUCE Breakfast
Mar 12 @ 7:00 am – 11:30 am

2nd Sundays only, October 2016 – May 2017.  Pancakes, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, pudding & hominy, and muffins, coffee, tea & orange juice.

Winfield Ladies Aux. Dance
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

This dance is being held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  An evening of fun and dancing!  Enjoy refreshments and a beautiful hardwood dance floor.  A DJ will provide music and take requests.  BYOB. Hosted by the Winfield Ladies Aux.

A special dance in February for Valentine’s Day.  This dance will be held on SATURDAY, February 11th from 7pm-11pm.  Enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, drinks, raffles, door prizes.  A DJ will play a variety of music.  The cost is $40 a couple or $20 for singles.  Set ups provided.  BYOB.

 

 

 

 

Mar
18
Sat
2017
The Kruger Brothers
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm

The Kruger Brothers personify the spirit of innovation at the core of American musical tradition, arising from bluegrass but building on jazz or classical themes and techniques. Jens Kruger has been nominated for 2016 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year. Most recently the band’s music has ventured further into the themes and forms of classical music, receiving great acclaim.

Mar
23
Thu
2017
The Little Big Horn-Fact & Fiction
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

George Armstrong Custer and many men of the 7th Cavalry met their fate at the battle of the Little Big Horn.  Debate the Indian’s strategy and the circumstances of Custer’s death.  Discuss Custer’s plan and its tactical validity.  Contrast the plan of the Indians and their view of the battle in a larger conflict. Analyze this famous episode in our history.

Mar
24
Fri
2017
AACA Sugarloaf Mountain Region Parts/Swap Meet
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

March 24 & 25, 2017.  Each year this event generates hundreds of vendors selling, swapping and trading antique auto, motorcycle, street rod and custom auto parts, services and restoration supplies, tools and equipment for commercial and novice hobbyists. Most vendors will educate you on your restoration and give valuable information on where to find original parts and supplies to complete your project. As the end of winter approaches and the start of auto racing, restoration, cruising and modifications to the existing car, truck or motorcycle gets underway, this show brings all levels of automotive enthusiasts, hobbyists and beginners to the show.

 

 

Mar
25
Sat
2017
AACA Sugarloaf Mountain Region Parts/Swap Meet
Mar 25 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

March 24 & 25, 2017.  Each year this event generates hundreds of vendors selling, swapping and trading antique auto, motorcycle, street rod and custom auto parts, services and restoration supplies, tools and equipment for commercial and novice hobbyists. Most vendors will educate you on your restoration and give valuable information on where to find original parts and supplies to complete your project. As the end of winter approaches and the start of auto racing, restoration, cruising and modifications to the existing car, truck or motorcycle gets underway, this show brings all levels of automotive enthusiasts, hobbyists and beginners to the show.

 

 

Apr
1
Sat
2017
Country Breakfast Buffet
Apr 1 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month. 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.

Acoustic Blues with Phil Wiggins & Eleanor Ellis
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm

Two giants of the Piedmont blues come together for a night of exceptional music. DC native Phil Wiggins is one of America’s foremost blues harmonica players. Singer/guitarist Eleanor Ellis is one of the most significant women in acoustic blues. You can’t hear this duo anywhere else – one night only!

Apr
9
Sun
2017
Union Bridge Fire Company AUCE Breakfast
Apr 9 @ 7:00 am – 11:30 am

2nd Sundays only, October 2016 – May 2017.  Pancakes, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, pudding & hominy, and muffins, coffee, tea & orange juice.

Winfield Ladies Aux. Dance
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

This dance is being held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.  An evening of fun and dancing!  Enjoy refreshments and a beautiful hardwood dance floor.  A DJ will provide music and take requests.  BYOB. Hosted by the Winfield Ladies Aux.

A special dance in February for Valentine’s Day.  This dance will be held on SATURDAY, February 11th from 7pm-11pm.  Enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, drinks, raffles, door prizes.  A DJ will play a variety of music.  The cost is $40 a couple or $20 for singles.  Set ups provided.  BYOB.

 

 

 

 

Apr
15
Sat
2017
Spring Indoor Flea Market
Apr 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Check out over 200+ spaces of crafts, antiques, flea market stuff, and much more. This is a rain or shine event as it is inside the Shipley Arena. Food served all day.

Apr
20
Thu
2017
July 2, 1836-Was Lee Right to Attack the Union Flanks?
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On July 2, 1836, Robert E. Lee wanted to attack both flanks of the Army of the Potomac.  He hoped to roll up the Yankees and have another victory like Chancellorsville.  Discuss what happened in the attacks of the Confederate army.  Debate if these attacks were the best way to secure a Confederate victory.  Find out the details of the events on the flanks of the Union army and decide for yourself if Robert E. Lee made the right moves.

Apr
22
Sat
2017
Carroll County Heroes Foundation — Fundraiser Oldies Dance
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The CCHF, a non-profit 501(c) (3), was founded to provide critical life services to Carroll County’s fallen/injured heroes and their families. This dance will help us raise money to provide these services. The great band–ROCK & ROLL RELICS will be playing!! Snacks provided/cash bar/raffles/door prizes.

Apr
23
Sun
2017
Westminster Coin & Currency Show
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

About thirty US and World coin and currency dealers buying and selling old coins, paper money, gold and silver.

Apr
27
Thu
2017
July 1, 1863-Defense of McPherson’s Ridge
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

McPherson’s Ridge, west of Gettysburg, PA, was quiet farmland until Union and Confederate armies arrived.  This ridge and the adjoining farms witnessed some of the worst fighting of the Battle of Gettysburg.  Explore the history the farms and the fighting on July 1, 1863 along this important ridge. The cost includes a tour at Gettysburg on April 29, 2017 from 9am to 12pm.  Students provide own transportation.

May
6
Sat
2017
Country Breakfast Buffet
May 6 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

The Ascension Country Breakfast is held on the first Saturday of every month. 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.

Ag Center Arts and Crafts Festival
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join the Ag Center for their first Arts and Crafts Festival. The Shipley Arena will be full of crafters, direct consultants, and art dealer. Food available all day.

May
13
Sat
2017
Shiloh Pottery Mothers’ Day Weekend Studio Show and Sale
May 13 all-day

May 13 & 14, 2017.  Hand-made functional stoneware pottery. Raku, Throwing, Blacksmithing demonstrations. Other artists. Refreshments and recipes; and farm animals.

May
14
Sun
2017
Shiloh Pottery Mothers’ Day Weekend Studio Show and Sale
May 14 all-day

May 13 & 14, 2017.  Hand-made functional stoneware pottery. Raku, Throwing, Blacksmithing demonstrations. Other artists. Refreshments and recipes; and farm animals.