1………. Auditions for Thurmont Thespians Fall Show, God’s Favorite, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 15 N. Church St., Thurmont. 7 p.m. Matt Bannister 240-626-8178; email MattJB75@outlook.com.
2………. 50/50 Bingo, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m. Open to public. Must be 18 to play bingo. 301-271-7911.
3………. Beading with Teresa, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m. Free. 301-271-7911.
3………. Pa$$port to Wealth Workshop, Emmitsburg Public Library Community Room, 300 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 1:30 p.m. www.setoncenterinc.org; Whitney Kimmet 240-405-4831.
5………. Historical Society of Frederick County’s Annual Ice Cream Social, Historical Society’s Heritage Garden, 24 East Church St., Frederick, MD. 2-4 p.m. Free ice cream; activities for children. 301-663-1188 x 108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6………. ThorpeWood’s Annual 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk, 12805-A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Register: 301-271-2823 or email email@example.com. Guaranteed a shirt if pre-register.
6………. 2nd Annual Pig Roast at Catoctin Breeze Vineyard, 15010 Roddy Rd., Thurmont. Noon-8 p.m. Free event w/complimentary food. Live bands, wine tasting, CHS Drama performance. Portion of proceeds benefit CHS Drama program. 240-449-0677.
7………. Annual Labor Day Festival, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Thurmont. Noon-5 p.m. Family-style fried chicken and ham dinner: $13/adults; $6.50/ages 6-12; Free/ages under 5. Air-conditioned dining room/ample parking. Live music. Carryouts available. www.emmitsburg.net/sasolmc.
7………. “Served with Grace” Free Community Meal (first Monday each month), Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 5:30-7 p.m. All welcome.
7………. Thurmont Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Anyone welcome, regardless of need. 301-271-4511.
7………. Hands-On Art Workshop, Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center, Thurmont. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Taught by Artist-in-Residence Linda Johnston. Ages 5 & up. Free & supplies provided. 301-663-9388.
10…….. Thurmont Primary and Thurmont Elementary Schools’ Back to School Night Family Picnic, Thurmont Town Park in Pavilions, Thurmont. 5-6:30 p.m. Food, music, information & fun.
10…….. Lawyer Presentation (w/Cristine LeVitro), Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Bring questions. 301-271-7911.
10…….. St. Joseph’s Ministries Community Wellness Event, 331 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 1:30-3:30 p.m. 301-447-7000.
10…….. Hands-On Art Workshop, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser St., Thurmont. 6-7:30 p.m. Ages: high school to adult. Taught by Artist-in-Residence Linda Johnston. Free & supplies provided. 301-600-7200.
11…….. Annual Lewistown Ruritan Golf Tournament, Maple Run Golf Course, Thurmont. Harold Staley HMSPutter@aol.com or 301-748-1708. Benefits Lewistown Ruritan Club’s scholarships given to local students each year.
11…….. CANA (Christian Adults Nurturing Another) Sponsoring Summer Evening Gathering, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. Dinner & activities open to all single adults age 30 and above. 6:30 p.m. 301-271-2379.
11…….. Brotherhood Ride 2015 — Cycling for Fallen Heroes. Send-off location and ceremony: The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park, 16825 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Departs 9 a.m. www.brotherhoodride.com.
11…….. Free Movie Night, Emmitsburg Community Park, Emmitsburg. 8 p.m. Hosted by Emmitsburg Community Bible Church. Bring chairs or blanket for your family.
11…….. Wagner Shoot, Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Assoc., 3009 Waynesboro Pike, Fairfield, PA. 7 p.m. 717-794-5404.
11-13…….. Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show, Catoctin High School, Thurmont. www.thurmontemmitsburgcommunityshow.webs.com.
11-13. Annual Used Book Sale, Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show, Catoctin High School, Thurmont. Sponsored by Friends of Thurmont Regional Library.
12…….. Emmitsburg VFW Crab Feed, Kump’s Park, Harney Rd. 1-5 p.m. AYCE Crabs, sides & beverages included. Must be 21 years old to attend. Tickets limited: sold at the Post Bar.
12…….. Book Signing of When Least Expected by Hometown Author Allison B. Hanson, Blue Ridge Summit Library, 15055 Summit Plaza, Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. www.allisonbhanson.com.
12…….. Peach Festival & Albert’s Yard Sale, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 17015 Sabillasville Rd., Sabillasville, MD. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 301-241-3287.
12…….. Saturday Evening Praise and Worship Gathering, Lewistown United Methodist Church, 11032 Hessong Bridge Rd., Thurmont. 7 p.m. Music, hymns, and readings. 301-898-7888.
12…….. Last Community Yard Sale (until May), Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to public. $10/space (must supply own table(s) & chair(s). Reserve space: 301-271-7911. Rain or shine.
12…….. Crab Feed, Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Assoc., 3009 Waynesboro Pike, Fairfield, PA. 2-5 p.m. 717-794-5404.
12…….. Hands-On Art Workshop, Owens Creek Campground, Catoctin Mountain Park, Sabillasville, MD. 5-6:30 p.m. Ages 5 & up. Taught by Artist-in-Residence Linda Johnston. Free & supplies provided. 301-663-9388.
12,13.. One Wish Foundatioin Benefit 3D Shoot, Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Assoc., 3009 Waynesboro Pike, Fairfield, PA. 717-794-5404.
13…….. Lewistown Ruritan Chicken Barb-B-Q, US 15 & Fish Hatchery Road, Lewistown.
13…….. Thurmont AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 7 Car, Truck, & Bike Show, Thurmont Guardian Hose Activities Bldg., E. Main St., Thurmont. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration fee: $12 (10 a.m.-1 p.m.). Participating voting closes 1 p.m. Betty 717-331-1510.
13…….. Regular Worship Hours Return, Graceham Moravian Church, 8231-A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School (for all ages) 9:15 a.m. Register online for Sunday School. Music led by guest Mike Schirf, guitarist and vocalist. 301-271-2379. All welcome.
13…….. Hands-On Art Workshop, Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center, Thurmont. 2-3:30 p.m. Ages 5 & up. Taught by Artist-in-Residence Linda Johnston. Free & supplies provided. 301-663-9388.
14…….. Zumba Gold (low impact) for Seniors, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. Taught by Melissa from Anytime Fitness. 10:15-11 a.m. $24/eight-session punch card or $5/individual session. 301-271-7911.
15…….. Speaker Series: History of the Mason-Dixon Line (featuring guest speaker David Peters), Fort Ritchie Community Center, Lakeside Hall, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Cascade, MD. 6-8 p.m. $25/couple; $15/individual. Ticket includes refreshments & beverage. 301-241-5085.
15…….. Thurmont Clothes Closet, Thurmont United Methodist Church, 13880 Long Rd., Thurmont. 10-11:30 a.m. Anyone welcome. 301-271-4511.
16…….. 50/50 Bingo, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1 p.m. Open to public. Must be 18 to play bingo. 301-271-7911.
17…….. Corks & Canvas Night, Carriage House Inn (JoAnn’s Ballroom), 200 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Doors open 6 p.m. $50/person (includes art supplies, appetizers & complimentary wine). Benefits CHS 2016 Safe and Sane. 301-788-6458; 240-285-1799.
17…….. Bible Study, Monocacy Church of the Brethren. 7 p.m. Begin study on the different character qualities & commands of Christ. Everyone welcome to attend.
19…….. Annual Fall Festival, Wesley Chapel UMC, 654 Old Waynesboro Rd., Fairfield, PA.12-6 p.m. Featuring live music, homemade foods, baked goods & more.
19…….. Back to School Yard Sale, 14421 Lake Royer Dr., Cascade, MD. 8 a.m.-1p.m. Indoor/outdoor spaces still available. 301-241-5085 to reserve space ($10 and $15).
19…. Frederick County Pomona Grange Sponsoring “Kute Kids” Show, the Farm & Garden Bldg., Frederick Fair. Entries taken 9:45-10 a.m.
20…….. R.D. Long Reunion, St. John’s Parish Hall, Creagerstown, MD. Bring dish to share and your setups; meat is furnished. Eat 1 p.m. 301-271-7975.
20…….. Southern Gospel Music, Keystone State Quartet, Deerfield U.M. Church, 16405 Foxville Deerfield Rd., Sabillasville, MD. 6 p.m. Everyone welcome. 301-241-3158.
20…….. Weller United Methodist Church’s 185th Anniversary Worship Service, 101 N. Altamont Ave., Thurmont. Worship 10:00 a.m., with dinner following at Guardian Hose Co. Activities Bldg. in Thurmont. 301-271-2802.
21…….. Zumba Gold (low impact) for Seniors at the Thurmont Senior Center taught by Melissa from Anytime Fitness. 10:15-11 a.m. $24/eight-session punch card or $5/individual session. 301-271-7911.
21…….. Woodsboro Bank Holds Community Blood Drive, 900 N. East St., Frederick, MD. 12:30-6 p.m. www.woodsborobank.com. 301-898-4000.
23…….. Letter Writing Social with Deb of SISBOOMBAA.COM, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 1-3 p.m. Register: 301-271-7911.
25…….. 5th Annual James H. Mackley Golf Day, Maple Run Golf Course, 13610 Moser Rd., Thurmont. 7-9 a.m. Registration: 9 a.m. Shot gun start. Awards ceremony/ dinner following tournament at GHC’s Activities Bldg. on E. Main St. Benefits Guardian Hose Co. 240-372-6630.
25…….. Re-dedication Ceremony of Memorials to Former Catoctin Athletes and Fallen Military Heroes, Sponsored by Catoctin High School Sports Boosters, Catoctin High School Cougar stadium, Thurmont. 7 p.m. (prior to homecoming football game).
25,26.. Saint Anthony Shrine Yard Sale, 16150 St. Anthony Rd., Emmitsburg. 8:30 a.m. Spaces available $10/day (bring own table). Food & baked goods available. Helen Reaver 301-447-6431 or Parish 301-447-2367.
26…….. Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Saturday, Emmitsburg Community Park, Emmitsburg. 10 a.m. $20 donation/team. Teams of 2; 3 game guarantee. Double elimination format. Spectators free. Deadline to enter: Sept. 24. www.pages.lightthenight.org/md/westmd/15/barkers4bloodcancer. firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly 240-674-6444.
26…….. Pippinfest, Main Street Fairfield, PA. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring community yard sale, craft and food vendors, quilt show, self-guided walking tours. www.pippinfest.com; www.facebook/pippinfest.
26…….. Racism Training, Mt. St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg. Presented by Dr. Tim Wolfe, Associate Professor and Director of Human Services, and team he assembled, at the request of Thurmont Ministerium. Rev. Sue Koenig 301-271-2379.
26…….. Crab Feed, Lewistown Vol. Fire Dept., Lewistown. $40/ticket. Call 301-748-2874 or 301-639-7770.
26…….. 10th Annual Scotty’s Ride, begins at Jubilee Foods, Emmitsburg. 10 a.m. sharp. Rider’s fee: $35/eligible to win; $25/non-player; $10/ages 7-12; Free/ages 6 and under. Registration 7:30-9:45 a.m. Ride ends at Kerry & Valerie’s (music, food, drinks) 3 p.m. www.scottys-ride.org. 301-447-3260.
26…….. Health Fair, Thurmont Middle School (cafeteria entrance on Summit Ave.), Thurmont. 7-10 a.m. Blood tests $5/$10. Free blood pressure checks & adult vision screening. Sponsored by Thurmont Lions Club in partnership w/Frederick Memorial Hospital. Pre-registration before Sept. 18: 240-215-6397.
26…….. Mission of Mercy’s 19th Annual Golf Outing, Meadow Brook Golf Course, 835 Goulden Rd., Gettysburg, PA. Registration 7:30 a.m. $65/person; $260/team. Wayne Warthen 301-447-3913.
26…….. Gospel & Blue Grass Music Festival, Mt. Tabor Park, Rocky Ridge, MD. 1-6 p.m. Free admission; welcome donations.
27…….. Pippinfest, Main Street Fairfield, PA. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafts, food, entertainment, car show, kids area, quilt show. www.pippinfest.com; www.facebook/pippinfest.
27…….. Harbaugh Family Reunion, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Parish Hall, Black’s Mill Rd., Creagerstown, MD. Noon. Bring dish to share. Chicken, ham, rolls, plates & utensils provided.
27…….. Ice Cream Lawn Social, Woodsboro Lutheran Church, 101 S. Main St., Woodsboro, MD. 1-5 p.m. Food, games, cake walks, live entertainment, ice cream. Rain or shine. 301-514-7164.
28…….. Mackenzie’s Light Bereavement & Drug Awareness Support Group, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. 301-524-8064 or Facebook.
28 ……. Zumba Gold (low impact) for Seniors, Thurmont Senior Center, 806 E. Main St., Thurmont. 10:15-11 a.m. Taught by Melissa from Anytime Fitness. $24/eight-session punch card or $5/individual session. 301-271-7911.
29…….. Nominating Convention, Thurmont Municipal Office, 615 E. Main St., Thurmont. 7 p.m. For two Commissioner positions.
30 National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Celebrates Mother Seton’s 241st Birthday w/Special Mass & Family Fun Day Event, Emmitsburg. 1:30 p.m. Following Mass, carnival games, activities, and more to all community members for free. 301-447-6606; www.setonheritage.org.