events

Calendar of Events

Jul
30
Sat
2016
Christmas in July Bazaar
Jul 30 all-day

2nd Annual Christmas in July Bazaar. Get your Christmas shopping started early this year. Handmade items to Tupperware & Stampin’ Up. Food available for purchase all day. Proceeds benefit the Hampstead American Legion Auxiliary.

Tables still available for vendors!! $15/table

Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Company Carnival
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:45 pm

July 25-30, 2016.  Parade is Thursday evening July 28th at 7pm.  Fireworks are Saturday evening July 30th after sunset.

Jul
31
Sun
2016
Sykesville Farmers’ Market
Jul 31 @ 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.

A Month of Sundays Concert Series
Jul 31 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm

“A Month of Sundays” Concert Series will be every Sunday in July at 6:45pm, except July 3rd.   Admission is free.

Aug
3
Wed
2016
Mt. Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market
Aug 3 @ 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.

Aug
4
Thu
2016
Carroll Hospital Farmers’ Market
Aug 4 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Thursdays only.  Offering fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, homemade baked goods, eggs and more. Accepting new vendors.

Aug
6
Sat
2016
Country Breakfast Buffet
Aug 6 @ 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 at the Fair
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

July 30 & August 6, 2016. 15 vendors set up in tents in Ag Center parking lot during 4H Fair Weeks. All local produce, baked goods and fresh cut flowers.

Downtown Westminster Farmers’ Market
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 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.

Taneytown Farmers’ Market
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturdays only.  June 18 – September 3, 2016.  Local produce, eggs, cheese, vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Aug
7
Sun
2016
Sykesville Farmers’ Market
Aug 7 @ 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.

Aug
10
Wed
2016
Mt. Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market
Aug 10 @ 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.

Aug
11
Thu
2016
Carroll Hospital Farmers’ Market
Aug 11 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Thursdays only.  Offering fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, homemade baked goods, eggs and more. Accepting new vendors.

Aug
12
Fri
2016
50th Anniversary Party
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Events include children’s activities, cupcake contest, sweet treats, delicious food, live entertainment and farmhouse tours.  Free limited edition souvenir to first 200 guests.  Some fees may apply.

Aug
13
Sat
2016
Carroll County Farmers’ Market “Peach Festival”
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

60-75 vendors with free peach treats to sample, fresh peaches, cobblers, ice cream sundaes, pies, cakes, hand made crafts, entertainment.

Downtown Westminster Farmers’ Market
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

June 4 – October 1, 2016 (Saturdays only).  This is a temporary location for August 13 & August 20 due to the Hampstead Carnival.  Taste summer’s best and freshest locally-grown seasonal produce, plus a wide variety of artisan crafts and jewelry.

Taneytown Farmers’ Market
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturdays only.  June 18 – September 3, 2016.  Local produce, eggs, cheese, vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Summer Saturdays at Shellman House
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

July 11 & 25, July 9 & 23; and August 13 & 27, 2016.  One-hour guided tour of Historic Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House, built 1807. Visitors will learn more about the residents of the house, what each resident did while living there, and about each individual room (parlor, dining room, bedroom, pantry, and kitchen). Self-guided tour of Shipley Garden. Tickets available at The Shop at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street.  No strollers.

Old Fashioned Summer Picnic
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Food and drink provided by the Crooked Creek Grillers.  Families are also encouraged to pack their own picnics.  Delight in tasty custard served by “The Cow” between 1pm – 2pm.  Live bluegrass music by the Lovesick Hillbillies.  Activities include sack races, tug of war & wheelbarrow races all afternoon long. Free admission.

Aug
14
Sun
2016
Sykesville Farmers’ Market
Aug 14 @ 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.

Sunday Night Social Dance
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Singles/couples can spend an enjoyable evening dancing on this beautiful wooden floor on the second Sunday of every month, except July.  Bring your dancing shoes and your friends.    Snacks and drinks are available. BYOB.

Aug
15
Mon
2016
Hampstead Fire Company Carnival
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

August 15-20, 2016.  On Saturday, August 20, carnival begins at 3pm and parade at 5pm.  Rides, food, games and entertainment.

Aug
16
Tue
2016
Historical Society of Carroll County Box Lunch Talk
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Monthly on 3rd Tuesday in 2016.  Programs begin at noon and last about an hour.  Lunch is on your own.  Historical Society volunteers provide beverages & desserts.

March 15 – In Search of Frederick Dielman, 1947-1935; April 19 – Lose Your Head Over Odd Fellows’ Hall; May 17 – Honoring Our Heritage:  The Greek Families of Westminster; June 21 – Presidential Elections and Carroll County; July 19 – Five Generations of Collecting:  A Family Tradition; August 16 – Carroll’s Lost One- and Two-Room Schools; September 20 – Demand at First Sight:  Carroll County Visits the Centennial; October 18 – A Love Affair with Antrim 1844; November 15 – Up in Smoke: Fires in Carroll County; and December 20 – Christmas Past – A Culinary Journey.

 

Hampstead Fire Company Carnival
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

August 15-20, 2016.  On Saturday, August 20, carnival begins at 3pm and parade at 5pm.  Rides, food, games and entertainment.

Aug
17
Wed
2016
Mt. Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market
Aug 17 @ 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.

Hampstead Fire Company Carnival
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

August 15-20, 2016.  On Saturday, August 20, carnival begins at 3pm and parade at 5pm.  Rides, food, games and entertainment.

Aug
18
Thu
2016
Carroll Hospital Farmers’ Market
Aug 18 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Thursdays only.  Offering fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, homemade baked goods, eggs and more. Accepting new vendors.

Hampstead Fire Company Carnival
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

August 15-20, 2016.  On Saturday, August 20, carnival begins at 3pm and parade at 5pm.  Rides, food, games and entertainment.

Aug
19
Fri
2016
Hampstead Fire Company Carnival
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

August 15-20, 2016.  On Saturday, August 20, carnival begins at 3pm and parade at 5pm.  Rides, food, games and entertainment.

Aug
20
Sat
2016
GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Westminster Kid’s Consignment Sale
Aug 20 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Children’s clothes, shoes, toys, baby equipment, sports equipment, maternity clothes and much more.
For more information regarding consignment or to buy a vendor table email: jwckidsconsign@gmail.com.

Carroll County Farmers’ Market “Heirloom Tomato Festival”
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come early and sample tomato dishes as well as many varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  Plus regular market vendors with produce, eggs, organic meats, baked goods, crafts and more. Breakfast and lunch are served.