Calendar of Events

Feb
20
Mon
2017
Notions of Place: Four Alumnae, Four Interpretations
Feb 20 all-day

January 26 – February 24, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

This exhibition features works by four McDaniel alumnae, including Caitlin Bennett, a 2013 graduate from Bothell, WA, Sara Caporaletti, a 2014 graduate from Damascus, MD, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer, a 2014 graduate from Baltimore, and chanan delivuk, a 2008 graduate from Baltimore.

Caitlin Bennett displays postcards from her “Greetings from America” series created in response to the media coverage of the race riots in Ferguson, MO, and Baltimore, while Sara Caporaletti displays her recent mixed media work examining her experiences as a practicing Catholic. A Filipino artist, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer creates installations, sculptures and conceptual works using discarded, recycled and re-purposed materials. In addition, chanan delivuk uses new media, including photography, video and audio, to create installations that focus on family, conversation and food, such as “navigating family in an unfamiliar place” about her trip to Croatia.

Feb
21
Tue
2017
Notions of Place: Four Alumnae, Four Interpretations
Feb 21 all-day

January 26 – February 24, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

This exhibition features works by four McDaniel alumnae, including Caitlin Bennett, a 2013 graduate from Bothell, WA, Sara Caporaletti, a 2014 graduate from Damascus, MD, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer, a 2014 graduate from Baltimore, and chanan delivuk, a 2008 graduate from Baltimore.

Caitlin Bennett displays postcards from her “Greetings from America” series created in response to the media coverage of the race riots in Ferguson, MO, and Baltimore, while Sara Caporaletti displays her recent mixed media work examining her experiences as a practicing Catholic. A Filipino artist, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer creates installations, sculptures and conceptual works using discarded, recycled and re-purposed materials. In addition, chanan delivuk uses new media, including photography, video and audio, to create installations that focus on family, conversation and food, such as “navigating family in an unfamiliar place” about her trip to Croatia.

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
22
Wed
2017
Notions of Place: Four Alumnae, Four Interpretations
Feb 22 all-day

January 26 – February 24, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

This exhibition features works by four McDaniel alumnae, including Caitlin Bennett, a 2013 graduate from Bothell, WA, Sara Caporaletti, a 2014 graduate from Damascus, MD, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer, a 2014 graduate from Baltimore, and chanan delivuk, a 2008 graduate from Baltimore.

Caitlin Bennett displays postcards from her “Greetings from America” series created in response to the media coverage of the race riots in Ferguson, MO, and Baltimore, while Sara Caporaletti displays her recent mixed media work examining her experiences as a practicing Catholic. A Filipino artist, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer creates installations, sculptures and conceptual works using discarded, recycled and re-purposed materials. In addition, chanan delivuk uses new media, including photography, video and audio, to create installations that focus on family, conversation and food, such as “navigating family in an unfamiliar place” about her trip to Croatia.

SmartTALK with McDaniel Alumna Dr. Nicki Pesik, a Leader of the CDC’s Response to Ebola and Zika
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. Nicki Pesik, a 1986 alumna of McDaniel College who works at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses her role as a leader in the CDC’s response to Ebola and Zika during SmartTALK. SmartTALK brings notable alumni back to campus for an hour-long, on-stage conversation with McDaniel President Roger N. Casey on their subject of expertise.

Feb
23
Thu
2017
Notions of Place: Four Alumnae, Four Interpretations
Feb 23 all-day

January 26 – February 24, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

This exhibition features works by four McDaniel alumnae, including Caitlin Bennett, a 2013 graduate from Bothell, WA, Sara Caporaletti, a 2014 graduate from Damascus, MD, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer, a 2014 graduate from Baltimore, and chanan delivuk, a 2008 graduate from Baltimore.

Caitlin Bennett displays postcards from her “Greetings from America” series created in response to the media coverage of the race riots in Ferguson, MO, and Baltimore, while Sara Caporaletti displays her recent mixed media work examining her experiences as a practicing Catholic. A Filipino artist, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer creates installations, sculptures and conceptual works using discarded, recycled and re-purposed materials. In addition, chanan delivuk uses new media, including photography, video and audio, to create installations that focus on family, conversation and food, such as “navigating family in an unfamiliar place” about her trip to Croatia.

Taste of Asia Dinner
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm

Learn about Asian culture while sampling Asian cuisine and enjoying traditional Asian dance and music. This annual event is organized by McDaniel’s Asian Community Coalition student organization. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance. Email acc@mcdaniel.edu or call McDaniel’s Student Diversity and Inclusion Office at 410-857-2794 to purchase tickets or for more information.

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.

Feb
24
Fri
2017
Notions of Place: Four Alumnae, Four Interpretations
Feb 24 all-day

January 26 – February 24, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

This exhibition features works by four McDaniel alumnae, including Caitlin Bennett, a 2013 graduate from Bothell, WA, Sara Caporaletti, a 2014 graduate from Damascus, MD, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer, a 2014 graduate from Baltimore, and chanan delivuk, a 2008 graduate from Baltimore.

Caitlin Bennett displays postcards from her “Greetings from America” series created in response to the media coverage of the race riots in Ferguson, MO, and Baltimore, while Sara Caporaletti displays her recent mixed media work examining her experiences as a practicing Catholic. A Filipino artist, Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer creates installations, sculptures and conceptual works using discarded, recycled and re-purposed materials. In addition, chanan delivuk uses new media, including photography, video and audio, to create installations that focus on family, conversation and food, such as “navigating family in an unfamiliar place” about her trip to Croatia.

Feb
25
Sat
2017
Top 30 Bullriding Finals!
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm

“Top 30 Bullriding Finals” presented by the International Bull Riders. Back for two Saturday nights this February 25th and March 4th! Watch as the top bullriders battle for final standings. Located indoors, at the Carroll County Ag. Center in Westminster, MD. Doors open at 5pm, and the show starts at 7pm. Bring your children out for the Little Wranglers Rodeo prior to the start of the show. Food, drink and bleacher seating available! Get there early!

Feb
28
Tue
2017
Strove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm

We will be hosting the annual Strove Tuesday Pancake Supper in the Fellowship Hall.  St. Martha’s Guild hopes to have a full house this year.  We will be serving our delicious pancakes, Hahn’s sausage and applesauce.  Tickets may be purchased at the door on the evening of this event.  Your participation will allow us to continue to support our clergy and parishioners in summer mission projects.

Mar
1
Wed
2017
Student-Directed Play Festival: “Impromptu” and “The Actor’s Nightmare”
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm

March 1 – 4, 2017.  McDaniel’s Department of Theatre Arts presents a student-directed play festival featuring two one-act plays. McDaniel senior Brandi Weyers of Northfield, Mass., directs Tad Mosel’s “Impromptu” about four unsuspecting actors asked to improvise a play that reveals their true selves. McDaniel junior Brandon Richards of Huntingtown, Md., directs “The Actor’s Nightmare” by Tony Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang, which finds a man thrown on stage in a performance for which he has never rehearsed.

 

Mar
2
Thu
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 2 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

“They Call Me Q” with Qurrat Ann Kadwani
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm

Qurrat Ann Kadwani, an award-winning actress, producer, host and philanthropist, performs her one-act play, “They Call Me Q.” Kadwani transforms into 13 characters as she tells the story about a girl from Bombay growing up in the Bronx and acclimating into American culture.

Student-Directed Play Festival: “Impromptu” and “The Actor’s Nightmare”
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm

March 1 – 4, 2017.  McDaniel’s Department of Theatre Arts presents a student-directed play festival featuring two one-act plays. McDaniel senior Brandi Weyers of Northfield, Mass., directs Tad Mosel’s “Impromptu” about four unsuspecting actors asked to improvise a play that reveals their true selves. McDaniel junior Brandon Richards of Huntingtown, Md., directs “The Actor’s Nightmare” by Tony Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang, which finds a man thrown on stage in a performance for which he has never rehearsed.

 

Mar
3
Fri
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 3 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Student-Directed Play Festival: “Impromptu” and “The Actor’s Nightmare”
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

March 1 – 4, 2017.  McDaniel’s Department of Theatre Arts presents a student-directed play festival featuring two one-act plays. McDaniel senior Brandi Weyers of Northfield, Mass., directs Tad Mosel’s “Impromptu” about four unsuspecting actors asked to improvise a play that reveals their true selves. McDaniel junior Brandon Richards of Huntingtown, Md., directs “The Actor’s Nightmare” by Tony Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang, which finds a man thrown on stage in a performance for which he has never rehearsed.

 

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!

Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 4 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

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.

Top 30 Bullriding Finals!
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm

“Top 30 Bullriding Finals” presented by the International Bull Riders. Back for two Saturday nights this February 25th and March 4th! Watch as the top bullriders battle for final standings. Located indoors, at the Carroll County Ag. Center in Westminster, MD. Doors open at 5pm, and the show starts at 7pm. Bring your children out for the Little Wranglers Rodeo prior to the start of the show. Food, drink and bleacher seating available! Get there early!

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!

Common Ground on the Hill: Old-Time Music Workshop
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm

Common Ground on the Hill at McDaniel College presents a music workshop with Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters. Grammy-nominated Bruce Molsky, known as “one of America’s premier fiddling talents,” is touring throughout the United States with his new group.

Cost is $50. For more information, call 410-857-2771 or email commonground@commongroundonthehill.org.

Mar
5
Sun
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 5 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Chamber Music on the Hill: McDaniel Music Faculty
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm

Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, showcases McDaniel music faculty members in a concert of strings, piano and voice. Faculty members are senior lecturer in music Kyle Engler, music lecturer Nicholas Currie, adjunct music faculty member Tim Anderson, senior lecturer in music David Kreider and adjunct music faculty member Donald Horneff. Works being performed include art songs by Richard Strauss, “Sonata for Violin and Piano” by Gabriel Faure’ and compositions for harpsichord, violin and cello, as well as works for four hands at one piano.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, as well as active military members and veterans, and free for children and college students with valid ID.

Mar
6
Mon
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 6 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Monday Night Music: Tim Jenkins and Company
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm

McDaniel College’s Monday Night Music series features Tim Jenkins and Company. Jenkins is a music lecturer at McDaniel.

Mar
7
Tue
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 7 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Mar
8
Wed
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 8 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Mar
9
Thu
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 9 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Mar
10
Fri
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 10 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.

Mar
11
Sat
2017
Student Honors Exhibit
Mar 11 all-day

March 2 – March 17, 2017.  Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–7:30pm, with a gallery talk at 6pm.

McDaniel College’s art and art history honors students show their work in a variety of media.

Seniors featuring their works include Suzannah Banister of Cockeysville, MD, Anna Eckard of Westminster, MD, Sarah McRoberts of Damascus, MD Rachel Sentz of Felton, PA, Amber Smith of Baltimore and Hannah Sommer of Taneytown, MD.