28…. Documentary The Great American Wheat Harvest debut, Holiday Cinemas in Frederick, MD. 6:00 p.m.; meet and greet with filmmaker and video producer, Conrad Weaver of Emmitsburg 7:15 p.m.
30…. 20th Annual McLain Celtic Festival, Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, PA. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. $10/person; Free/children <10. 717-249-7610; www.historicalsociety.com.
30…. Summer Sandwich Sale, Thurmont Lions Club at Bell Hill Farm. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Benefits local community and vision-related causes.
31…. Special Mass for Mother Seton’s 240th Birthday, celebrated by Archbishop William E. Lori, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Emmitsburg. 1:30 p.m. Family Fun Day Event to follow Mass. email@example.com.
31…. ThorpeWood’s 7th Annual 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk, 12805-A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont. Register: www.active.com/thurmont-md/running/distance-running-races/thorpewood-trails-5k-fun-walk-and-10k-trail-run-2014.
31…. 70th Annual Keilholtz Reunion, Thurmont Community Park, Thurmont. All Keilholtz descendant families invited. Fried chicken provided for 12:30 p.m. picnic buffet. Families bring side dish or dessert, their table service, & beverage. Bingo players bring $2.00 wrapped prize.
1………. Free Community Meal (served first Monday of each month), Graceham Moravian Church, 8231A Rocky Ridge Rd., Thurmont. 5:30-7:00 p.m. All are welcome. 301-271-2379.
1………. Annual Labor Day Festival, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, Church St., Thurmont. 12:00-5:00 p.m. Family-style fried chicken/ham dinner: $13/Adults; $6.50/ages 6-12; Free/ages 5 & under. Air conditioned dining room/ample parking. Live music, bingo, bake sale, & more. Carryout available. www.emmitsburg.net/sasolmc.
4………. Thurmont Primary and Elementary Schools 3rd Annual Back to School Picnic, Thurmont Town Park, Thurmont. 5:00-6:30 p.m.
5………. Book Sale, Catoctin High School, Thurmont. Sponsored by Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library. 6:00-10:00 p.m. Proceeds support Thurmont Regional Library.
5………. Annual Golf Tournament, Lewistown Ruritans at Maple Run Golf Course, Moser Rd., Thurmont. Benefit local scholarships. Harold Staley 301-748-1708.
5-7…… 58th Annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show, Catoctin High School, Thurmont. No entry fee; free admission; free parking. www. thurmontemmitsburgcommunityshow.webs.com.
6…… Longaberger/Cash Bingo, AMVETS Post 7 Ladies Auxiliary Unit 7, 26 Apples Church Rd., Thurmont. Doors Open 4:00 p.m.; Bingo 6:00 p.m. $20/in advance; $25/at door. Cut-off for tickets: August 29. Mary McKinnon 717-968-8026 or Diane Kelly 301-748-6894.
6…… 2nd Annual “KING of the MOUNTAIN” Car Show & Craft Show Event, Fort Ritchie Community Center, Cascade, MD. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Trophies for winners of car show; grand prize winner will receive HUGE King of the Mountain Trophy. Craft vendors. Free event. Admission fee to enter car or truck in car show; all proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network & Fort Ritchie Community Center. 301-241-5085 (ask for Bev Coyle).
6…… Book Sale, Catoctin High School, Thurmont. Sponsored by Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Proceeds support Thurmont Regional Library.
6…… Frederick County Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Meeting, Edenton Retirement Community, Manor House, 5800 Genesis Ln. Frederick, MD. 10:00 a.m., social time to follow. All are welcome.
7…… Book Sale, Catoctin High School, Thurmont. Sponsored by Friends of the Thurmont Regional Library. 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Proceeds support Thurmont Regional Library.
7…… Lewistown Ruritan Chicken BBQ, US 15 North & Fish Hatchery Road.
7…… Thurmont American Legion Post 168 Annual Crab Feed Picnic, at the pavilion. 1:00-5:00 p.m. $10/person (can be purchased at Post). This is a members-only event.
7…… Shot Gun Shoots, Indian Lookout, 17107 Riffle Rd., Emmitsburg.
8…… Wii Bowling begins (and each following Monday evening), Thurmont American Legion Post 168, Thurmont. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Daily drink specials available. Open to members & their guests. Check out Facebook for future events.
11…. Suicide Survivor Support Group (meets Thursdays: Sept. 11-Oct. 30), Hospice of Frederick County Office, 516 Trail Ave., Frederick, MD. 6:00-7:30 p.m. Call 240-566-3030 to register by Sept. 5.
12…. 1LT Rob Seidel III Memorial Golf Tournament, The Links at Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA. Double tee time 7:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.; 18 hole best ball scramble. $100/person; $400/foursome. All proceeds benefit the 1LT Rob Seidel Wounded Soldiers Fund. Sandy firstname.lastname@example.org.
12-21. Shamrock Restaurant’s Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day Irish Party. Irish music, activities, great food, & more. 7701 Fitzgerald Rd., Thurmont. 301-271-2912
13…. Sportsman’s Bingo, Lewistown District Vol. Fire Dept., 11101 Hessong Bridge Rd., Lewistown, MD. Doors open 5:00 p.m.; buffet 6:00 p.m.; games 7:30 p.m. $40/person.
13…. St. Mark’s Peach Festival and Yard Sale. 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Homemade soup, sandwiches, peach desserts, & bake table. Large Yard Sale, benefiting Dylan Seiss Scholarship and church roof fund.
13…. Frederick County Pomona Grange sponsoring “Kute Kids” Show, Farm & Garden Bldg., Frederick Fair, Frederick, MD. Entries taken in Farm & Garden Building 9:45-10:00 a.m. Contest 10:15 a.m. Questions: email@example.com. www.thegreatfrederickfair.com.
13,14…… “Art on the Mountain” art show, 519 Gladhill Rd., Fairfield, PA. Sept. 13: 5:00-8:00 p.m.; Sept. 14: 2:00-5:00 p.m. 717-321-4255; https://www.facebook.com/artonthemountainfairfieldpa.
13,14…… Rooted in History Program/Tour, National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Emmitsburg. Program includes children’s activities; free seedlings will be given to the first 50 attendees each day of event. 3:00 p.m. www.setonheritage.org or 301-447-6606.
14…. Thurmont AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 7 Classic Car, Truck, & Motorcyle Show, Thurmont Guardian Hose Activities Bldg., Thurmont. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Registration: $12 (10:00 a.m.-noon). Awards 2:30 p.m. Good food, drinks, raffles, 50/50, tip jars. DJ: Oldies Music. Everyone welcome. Betty 717-331-1510; Diane 301-748-6894.
14…. R.D. Long Reunion, Creagerstown Parish Hall, Blacks Mill Rd., Creagerstown. Eat 1:30 p.m. Shirley Long 301-271-7975.
16…. Frederick County Christian Eagles Football’s 1st Annual Family Fun Night Fundraiser, 4:00 p.m.; Mountain Gate Family Restaurant to serve dinner 5:00 p.m. $20/Adults; $10/ages 5-12; Free/ages 4 and under. 240-357-0544; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
16…. Celebrate the Constitution, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Road, Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Meet in front of the library to officially “ring-in” Constitution Day! After the Bell Ringing Ceremony, Ben Franklin will give a brief chat about colonial times and provide hands-on colonial activities.
18…….. John Giffin and Rev. Sally Joyner-Giffin (Pastor Sally) Share Experience visiting The Holy Land (slide show), Harriet Chapel, Catoctin Episcopal Parish, 12625 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments served. 301-271-4554
18…….. Clothing Swap Fun for Teens and Tweens, Thurmont Regional Library, Thurmont. 5:00 p.m. Clean out your closet and bring gently worn clothing, jewelry, and accessories to swap for new-to-you items. Everyone (and this is open for boys and girls) will go home with something special to add to their wardrobe. Craft table and refreshments included. Registration required.
19…. Guardian Hose Company’s James H. Mackley Golf Day, Maple Run Golf Course, 13610 Moser Rd., Thurmont. Best ball played; shotgun start 9:00 a.m. Rain or Shine. Terry N. Frushour, Golf Day Chairperson 301-271-4289 or 240-372-6630.
19…….. Virginia Crawford, Poet-in-Residence of the Maryland Arts Council will read from her work at Catoctin Voices Evening of Poetry, Holy Grounds Café, Emmitsburg, MD. 7:00 p.m. Open readings precede. Free and open to public. Please bring poetry to share! email@example.com.
19,20……… Dwell Richly Marriage Seminar, hosted by WCF Church of Sabillasville. Sept. 19—7:00 p.m.; Sept. 20—9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Free (but donations appreciated). Taught by Pastor Chris Peeler and wife, Linda, of Making the Gospel Known Ministries. www.walkersvillechristianfellowship.org. Register: 301-241-2022 by Sept. 15.
19-21…….. Taneytown Family Fun Days, Taneytown’s Memorial Park, Taneytown, MD. Sponsored by Taneytown Lions Club. Friday, 6:00-10:00 p.m.; Sat., 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.; Sun., noon-7:00 p.m. Arts, crafts, car show & much more. Free parking/admission. Sponsored by Taneytown Lions Club. Benefits community. www.taneytownlion.org.
20…….. Catoctin Pregnancy Center’s 10th Annual Run for Life, Mount Saint Mary’s University, PNC Sports Complex, Emmitsburg. Registration 7:30 a.m.; 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk 9:00 a.m.; 5K Run/Walk 9:30 a.m. Entry fee: $25 (w/shirt); $15 (w/out shirt). Jim Lowrie 717-642-0196 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Stephen Quinn Stephen.email@example.com.
20…. Bingo Bash, Emmitsburg Vol. Amb. Co., 17701 Creamery Rd., Emmitsburg. Doors open 4:00 p.m.; Games 7:00 p.m. $35/in advance; $45/at door. Mary Lou 240-285-3184; Diane 301-748-6894.
20…. Rocky Ridge Junior Fire Company Yard Sale, Activities Building, 13516 Motters Station Rd., Rocky Ridge, MD. 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; set up Sept. 19 6:00 p.m. Spaces are available for $10.00 per table; outside spaces are also available for $10.00. Connie Humerick 301-271-4682; Teressa Kaas 301-271-3781.
20…….. 31,Coach & Vera Bradley Bingo, Mother Seton School, 100 Creamery Rd, Emmitsburg. Doors open 5:30 p.m., games begin 7:00 p.m. $20/advance or $25/door. 410-756-1815.
20…. Pet Fest, Fort Ritchie Community Center, Cascade, MD. Bring your favorite pet. 1:00-3:00 p.m. Pet parade and other contests available for your pet. Awards given in several categories. Door prizes, raffles, photo contest, & much more! Fun event for whole family. Bev Coyle 301-241-5085.
20…. Sportsman’s Bingo, Lewistown Fire Hall. $40/person (includes dinner, drinks, & 20 games). Doors open 5:00 p.m.; Dinner served 6:00 p.m.; Bingo 7:30 p.m. Cindy Grimes (firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-788-5354) or Cheryl Phelan (email@example.com or 301-524-3106). Benefits 2015 CHS Safe and Sane.
23…….. Women Soldiers in the Civil War, at Annual Auxiliary Membership Meeting, Homewood at Crumland Farms and Willow Ponds, Frederick, MD. Presented by Tracey McIntyre and Audrey Scanlan-Teller. Registration/free breakfast bar 9:15 a.m. 301-663-6308.
23…….. Tour of building, Absolute Real Estate Auction, Former Bank Building, 4 West Main St., Thurmont. www.auctionEbid.com; Kelly Strauss 540-226-1279.
24…….. Unforgettable toe-tapping Gospel Bluegrass Music, performed by the Wissmann Family, WCF Church of Sabillasville. 7:00 p.m. Free Concert; all are welcome. www.walkersvillechristianfellowship.org or 301-241-3022.
26…. ThorpeWood’s 2nd Annual Barn Dance, 12805-A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $20/ticket. Benefits The YMCA of Frederick County. 301-271-2823. www.thorpewood.org.
27…. Gospel & Blue Grass Music Festival, Mt. Tabor Park, Rocky Ridge, MD. 1:00-6:00 p.m. Admission free. Local talents and blue grass music by the Carroll County Ramblers. Great music, food & homemade desserts.
27…….. Spaghettie Dinner, St. John’s UCC Parish Hall, Sabillasville. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Adults/$10, ages 5-12/$5, 5&under/free.
27…….. 7th Annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction Benefit for Emmitsburg Osteopathic Primary Care Center (EOPCC), Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary Dining Room (on campus in Patriot Hall). 4:00-7:00 p.m. 301-447-2690 or 301-447-3797. RSVP required.
27…. 9th annual Benefit Poker Run Scotty’s Ride. Ride starts at Jubilee Foods, Emmitsburg 10:00 a.m.; finish 3:00 p.m. at Kerry & Valerie’s, 11322 Harney Rd., Emmitsburg. Food, drink, entertainment & door prizes to end ride! Entry fee: $35 (eligible to win); $20 (non-player). Don’t want to ride, but want to join them: $20 donation ($10/ages 7-12; Free/6 & under). All vehicles welcome. 301-447-3260 or 301-271-6600.
28…. Bingo Bash, Guardian Hose Company, Activities Bldg., Thurmont. Doors open 11:00 a.m.; Bingo 1:00 p.m. Lunch served. $25/in advance; $30/door.
28…….. Gospel Music featuring Keystone State Quartet, Deerfield U.M. Church, 16405 Foxville Deerfield Rd., Sabillasville. 6:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. Free. 301-241-3158.
29…. Mackenzie’s Light Bereavement and Drug Addiction Education Program, Thurmont Regional Library, Moser Rd., Thurmont. 6:30 p.m. Free. 301-524-8064 for information.
29…. Absolute Real Estate Auction, former bank building, 4 West Main St., Thurmont. 1:00 p.m. www.auctionEbid.com.