Mountain Fest, featuring the Eyler Family’s famous pit beef and fresh cut French fries, will be held at Sabillasville Elementary School on October 11 and 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday and 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Sunday. Good food, artisans, handcrafters, superb vendors, local music, and other entertainment will take place in a gorgeous mountain setting, with lots of elbow room and friendly folks. Free parking and easy access make this event in Sabillasville a highlight of the Catoctin Highlands Colorfest weekend.
Sunday includes the annual car show, which has had over 120 marvelous vehicles on display. The car show will be canceled if there is any rain in the forecast for Sunday. The Mountain Fest happens regardless of the weather.
Sabillasville Elementary School is located at 1621-B Sabillasville Rd. (Rt. 550) in Sabillasville, Maryland. This event is sponsored by the Northwestern Frederick County Civic Association that celebrates its 40th Anniversary with this season’s activities. Proceeds benefit the NWFCCA’s scholarship fundraiser.
Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Association Events
The Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Association is holding a Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ on October 4, 2014. Spaces are available for $10.00; rent tables for $5.00. There will also be a Cash Bingo held on October 5, 2014. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. Games will begin at 12:45 p.m. View their advertisement on page 42 for more information on these and other Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Association October events.
Guardian Hose Company Fall Festival & Holiday Bazaar
Spaces are available at the Thurmont Carnival Grounds for crafters for the Fall Festival on October 11-12, 2014.
A Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the Thurmont Carnival Grounds in Thurmont. Crafters and Home Party Demonstrators are wanted. Spaces are $25.00 for a table ($20.00 for each additional table). View their advertisement on page 23 for more information on these two upcoming events.
EVAC Bingo Bash
The Emmitsburg Volunteer Ambulance Company (EVAC) is holding a Bingo Bash on November 9, 2014. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. Games will begin at 7:00 p.m. Bingo features twenty-two games, three $1,000 jackpots, and a meal. Tickets are $35.00 in advance, and $45.00 if purchased at the door. View their advertisement on page 33 for more information.
St. John’s Lutheran Church
On November 9, 2014, St. John’s Lutheran Church is sponsoring The Blue Grass Chapel Band, at 7:00 p.m. The church is located at 8619 Blacks Mill Road in Creagerstown, Maryland. Refreshments will be served following the music. View their advertisement on page 10 for more information.
Lacie’s Legacy 9th Annual Memorial Walk
Bring the whole family out for Lacie’s Legacy 9th Annual Memorial Walk on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Carroll Valley Park in Fairfield, Pennsylvania. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. The walk will start at 11:00 a.m. Event will feature silent auctions, raffles, door prizes, and more! The cost is $10.00 per participant (lunch is included). All proceeds go to NTSAD for research and education of Tay Sachs Disease in memory of Lacie Wivell. View their advertisement on page 5 for more information.
Lawyer’s Farm 1st Annual Farm Fundraiser in Memory of Jan
The 1st Annual Farm Fundraiser in memory of Jan will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 12:00-7:00 p.m. All maze admissions and pumpkin cannon ticket sales will be donated to the American Brain Tumor Association. Event will feature free face painting and hot chocolate. View their advertisement on page 48 for more information about this event.
CHS Baseball Alumni Vinny Healy Memorial Golf Tournament
The Vinny Healy Memorial Christian Outreach Fund and Catoctin High School (CHS) Baseball Alumni are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Catoctin High School Baseball Alumni Vinny Healy Memorial Golf Tournament.
The event will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Carroll Valley golf course in Fairfield, Pennsylvania. Registration will be from 9:00-9:45 a.m., golf will begin at 10:00 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Vinny Healy Memorial Christian Outreach Fund. This fund is used to help many needy families and organizations in the area.
The Healy family would like to recognize and thank this year’s tournament sponsors: The Norris Auto Group, One Call Concepts Inc., Precision Automotive, Tommy West Memorial, Lamberts Cable Splicing, Utiliquest, and W.F. Delauter and Sons. They would also like to thank the following companies that are participating in some way: Criswell Chevrolet of Thurmont, hole in one sponsor; Carroll Valley Golf Course for tournament prizes; Dick’s Sporting Goods; Gnarly Artly; The Ott House; Greystone Golf Course; Lighthouse Golf Course; Ruddo’s Golf; Sheetz; and their many volunteers.
The cost is $360 per foursome and is open to all participants. Registration will be cut off at thirty-six teams of four, and they expect to sell out quickly. They have many fun games planned with prizes, so you don’t want to miss this event. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, donating door prizes, or playing in the tournament, please contact Vince Healy at email@example.com. View their advertisement on page 10.
4th Annual ESP 5K Run at Mount St Mary’s
ESP Performing Company is proud to announce their 4th Annual Fall 5K Fundraiser. The run will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg. ESP is looking for runners and walkers of all fitness levels for this year’s event. Registration is currently open online at www.sites.google.com/site/espautumnrun; at ESP Dance studio, located at 15 Water Street in Thurmont; or through any ESP Performing Company member. If you have any questions, please contact David Mitchener at firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-315-4379.
Once again, a portion of this year’s proceeds will be donated in memory of Pamela Gray Hobbs to the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Last year, ESP Performing Company was able to donate $900, and they are hoping to donate even more this year. Register by October 10, 2014, and receive an ESP Fall 5K custom Gnarly Artly T-shirt. ESP loves supporting the community, as well as performing for all types of local community events. Keep them in mind for your next community affair.
“Pulling the community together for this event—old and young alike—is such a wonderful thing. To be able to raise funds for such a worthy cause and donate to the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund is the icing on the cake,” expressed Erin Felichko, ESP Performing Company parent volunteer.
ESP is also looking for businesses to help sponsor the event. If interested, please contact ESP Dance Studio at 301-271-7458 or contact any ESP Performing Company member. View their advertisement on page 19 for more information.
51st Annual Catoctin Colorfest
The much-anticipated Catoctin Colorfest will be held the weekend of October 11-12, 2014. The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. each day. Admission is free. Breakfast will be available from various food vendors starting at 7:00 a.m. This yearly event features nationally recognized arts and crafts. Demonstrations by various crafters will take place throughout the two days, including broom making, wood turnings, and wood carvings of flowers. Shuttle Bus service is available both days. View their advertisement on page 6.
Morning Star Family Church’s Youth Fall Retreat
The Youth Fall Retreat will be held on October 24-26, 2014. Call 301-271-3633 and view their advertisement on page 9 for additional information.