Community Calendar

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Date Event Description Time / Location

6th Annual Headless Horsemen 5K

Come out for this annual Halloween event! This event normally has about 400 runners and is sponsored by the Frederick High School Girls Cross Country Team.  All of the proceeds will go to help support their team events. 

Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes to the event. This event wil include medals for all 1K runners and trophies for winners of the 5K run.  Costume awards will also be presented. 

The Marine Corps Color Guard will perform durnig National Anthem and many sponsors will have tables set up.  Food will be provided by Moe's. 


Check in begins at noon, the 1K run will begin at 1:30pm and th 5K run will begin at 2pm. 

Come out and enjoy the fun!!

INFO 12pm, Frederick High School Stadium Track

The Great Grape Race at Distillery Lane Ciderworks

The Great Grape Race is a series of three 5K walk/runs in local vineyards followed by a tasting of the vineyard's libations, music and a picnic.  

Proceeds from the events benefit the March of Dimes' mission to improveinfant health by preventing premature birth, birth defects etc.

This race is in the orchard and will require runners  and walkers to  pay attention to what they are running on.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery, wine and food! 

All registrants of a single event receive an event shirt.  

This event will take place rain or shine. You can register at www.active.com

This event is also part of the Burkittsville challenge, which includes The Spook Hill Cider and Wine 4 Mile Run. 




INFO 3pm, 5533 Gapland Road Jefferson MD

Basket and Bag Bingo

18 S. Maple Street in Brunswick.  Raffles, tip jars and food available for purchase.  Cost is $20 in advance/$25 at the door.  Advance tickets can be purchased by calling 717-655-5608 or e-mailing Bev Shaffer at shaffer4952@yahoo.com

INFO 1pm, American Legion-Brunswick

Family Fest 2014

Come join ICW at Family Fest 2014 where we are going to get turned up and all cranked for Jesus on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:30pm, at the JBK theater on Frederick Community College campus. Featuring Naitonal Recording Artist John Bucky Tillery, Walk By Faith Go- go Band, Body of Evidence Go- go band, Levictical Psalmists, The AJ Wilson group, Kingdom Worshippers, and some of the areas finest choirs, dance ministries, mime artists, ensembles, and etcs. We will also have a talent show to win DMV's Finest which will be judged by celebrity judges. First place will receive a cash prize. The talent show and concert are two seperate entrys and all proceeds go to Deacon Jerry Calhoun Scholarship Fund to benefit high school seniors with single parents. Not to mentiion it will include face painting, food and non- alcoholic beverages. Come out and participate in this fun- filled family event. Contact Ronale Hoes at 240-463-7633 for more information. 

INFO 7:30pm, Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, Maryland, 21702

Lions Club All You Can Eat Buffet Breakfast

Come out to enjoy the Lions Club All You Can Eat Buffet Breakfast!!  There will be scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, potatoes, biscuits, sausage gravy, hominy, puddin', scrapple, fruit cocktail, coffee and orange juice.

INFO 7 am- 10:30 am, Myersville Fire Hall

Holiday Bazaar

Boy Scout Troop 23 is hosting a Holiday Bazaar on November 1st from 9:00 - 3:00 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, W. Baltimore Street-Funkstown MD. If you are a vendor or crafter and would like to display your products at this event, please contact Laurie Metz at 240-626-5598 or metzjla124@aol.com. The table fee is $25 for 1 table and $40 for 2 tables.

INFO 9am, St. Paul's Lutheran Church-Funkstown

An Evening with Claire McCardell

Come enjoy the fun at the Historical Society of Frederick County as they host "An Evening with Claire McCardell".

"An Evening with Claire McCardell", is an exciting exhibition featuring original designs from the exlusive McCardell collection at the Historical Society of Frederick County.

This event will be a joint exhibition in partnership with the Carrollton Manor Daughters of the American Revolution, beginning on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 and continuing through Sunday, November 16th, 2014.

The exhibition will be open to the public from 10 am through 4 pm. A private wine and cheese reception will be helpd from 4 pm- 6 pm. which will include a presentation on the significance of McCardell's legendary work in American fashion.

An interesting part of the exhibition will be the "downsizing" of a McCardell design to fit an American Girl Doll.  The downsized dress will later be donated to the National Daughters of the American Revolution 2015 National Junior Doll Project Fund, which encompasses a variety of special needs programs and scholarships at DAR approved schools.  

For additional information please call 301-663-1188 or visit the Historical Society of Frederick County.


INFO 10 am -4 pm, Historical Society of Frederick County 24 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

"The Wonder of Christmas" Concert

The National Christian Choir invite you to "The Wonder of Christmas" concert performed by the 170 auditioned voice choir, the NCC Children's Christmas Choir and a full ocrchestra!

This event will be held at Immanuel's Church and will include two performances.  The first performance will take place at 1 pm, followed by a second performance at 5 pm.


General Admission tickets are priced at $18. Director's Circle tickets are priced at $25. Group Rates are also available. 

Fore more information please call 1-800-599-4710 or email Office@NationalChristianChoir.org

INFO 1 pm & 5 pm, Immanuel's Church 16819 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20905

The Great Grape Race at Detour Winery

The Great Grape Race consists of three 5k trail runs/walk in local vineyards followed by a tasting of the vineyard’s libations, music & picnic (provided by you) or a local fare available for purchase. The proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes’ Mission to improve infant health by preventing premature birth, birth defects & infant mortality. Discounts and additional collateral for those that register for two or three of the events. Each person will receive their own t- shirt. The top three male and female finishers will be awarded and the top three males and females in different age categories as well. No refunds provided. The Event will take place in rain or shine. To register go to www.active.com.

INFO 3pm, Detour Winery, 7933 Forest & Stream Club Road, Keymar, MD 21757

Mother Seton School Take- a- Tour Tuesday

On November 4th, 10am-1pm and 4:30pm- 6:30pm come see why children thrive academically and spiritually at Mother Seton School. We encourage students to develop critical thinking skills, and prepare them for challenges with individualized attention, a strong moral foundation, and our S.T.E.M.- centric curriculm. We offer community service opportunities, an award- winning music and arts program, and student clubs and activities. Financial aid and bus transportation is available. Call 301-447-3161 to schedule a private tour. Visit www.mothersetonschool.org for more information.


INFO 10am-1pm and 4:30pm-6:30pm, 100 Creamery Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Country Butchering

The Wolfsville Ruritan Club will be sponsoring a Country Butchering on November 7th from 5-7pm and November 8th from 8-11am at the Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park. Pork products, including fresh pork cuts, uncured hams, sausage, ponhaus, puddin’, and cracklins will be available.  To place an order, call Sarah Spade at 301-293-2281 or  Janice Saul at 301-824-5155 by October 27. Proceeds from the butchering will benefit community activities and local scholarships.  For additional information, contact Billy Vanover at 301-293-2426 or WolfsvilleRuritan@yahoo.com.

INFO Nov.7th from 5pm-7pm, Nov.8th from 8am-11am, Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park, 12708 Brandenburg Hollow Road, Myersville, MD

Glade United Church of Christ Fall Dinner

Come join us at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall for the Glade United Church of Christ Fall Dinner starting November 7 from 4pm- 7pm and ending November 8 from 12pm-5pm. The menu that is served will be turkey, fried oysters, and ham dinner with all the fixings. Make sure to visit the craft and bake tables while you are there! Adults are $17, children 6 to 12 are $8.50, under 6 is free, and carry outs are $18. For more information contact secretary@gladechurch.org or call (301) 845- 6775. Hope to see you there!

INFO Nov.7th from 4pm-7pm and Nov.8 from 12pm-5pm, The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall; 79 West Frederick Street, Walkersville Maryland

Veteran's Day Program

To show our appreciation for military veterans, Mother Seton School will honor veterans in a special ceremony and presentation on Veteran's Day. Color Guard from American Legion Post 121 in Emmitsburg will be present, as will a special veteran guest speaker, and the performance of Taps. We welcome veterans and currently serving members of the U.S. Armed Forces to join us and stand to be recognized. Visit www.mothersetonschool.org or call 301-447-3161 for more information.

INFO 9:15am, 100 Creamery Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Free Concert for Singles by Seven X Seventy

Positively Single rocks with Seven X Seventy a fresh new Contemporary Non-denomentational Christian Rock Band.  This is a free concert!!  Doors open at 7:30pm. 

All singles are welcome! 

For more information please visit www.positivelysingle.org

INFO 8 pm, Frederick Church of the Brethren 201 Fairview Avenue

Frederick High School 1984 Class Reunion

INFO evening, Elks Lodge-Willowdale Road; Frederick

Pancake Breakfast

Welcome to the old-Fashioned Pancake Breakfast with homemade treats!  

The menue includes pancakes (Oatmeal, Buckwheat, and Buttermilk), Scrambled eggs, sausage, Home fries, biscuits, pudding, suasage gravey, stewed apples, hominy and hot and cold beverages.

A donation of $8.00 is suggested for anyone over the age of 12 and a donation of $3 for children between 6-12.  

There will also be a Bake table and a Craft table.

INFO 6 am -10 am., Meadow Branch Church of the Brethren, 818 Old Taneytown Road.

Mother Seton School Fall 5k Run/ Walk

On November 8th at Mount Saint Mary's Waldron Stadium come join us in a 5k Run/ Walk in the scenic Catoctin Mountains. The 100 meter Kid Dash starts at 8:50 am and the 5k starts at 9am. Onsite registration 7:45am - 8:45 am. Register by October 31 and receive a free tee- shirt. The 5K is $25 per adult 18 & over, $15 w/ college ID, $15 under 18 and the Kid Dash is $5 per child (age 7 & under). See www.mothersetonschool.org/fallfunrun or email bridgemccarthy@hotmail.com for more information and to register.

INFO 8:50am- earliest event, Mount Saint Mary's Waldron Stadium

Over the Mountain Studio Tour

The Over the Mountain Studio Tour, foun ded in 1989, is celebrating it's 25th year of creating stellar fine art and crafts.  There are 22 current members total over 500 years of collective experience.  The Studio Tour invites visitors to travel through Jefferson County to 8 studios. 

Open studios can be visited in Shepherdstown, Keraneysville, Leetown, Charels Town and Shenandoah Junction.  Handmade items for sale include basketry, pottery, wooden toys. hand-hewn wooden making, jewelry and stained glass.  At Craft Works at coool Spring, items include: polymer clay, colored pencil drawings, needle artistry, mixed media wall pieces and decorative gourds. 

For more information as well as maps for this free, self-guided tour can be found at www.studiotourwv.com

INFO 10 am- 5 pm, Throughout Jefferson County, West Virginia

Celebration of Life

INFO 7pm to 11pm, William Talley Rec Center

Mother Seton School Book Fair

Come browse our large selection of fiction, non- fiction, cookbooks, workbooks, and more for ages 1-99 starting November 10 and ending November 14 from 8am-4pm. Even though school is closed on Wednesday, November 12, the book fair will be open. Call 301-447-3161 or visit www.mothersetonschool.org for more information.

INFO 8am-4pm, 100 Creamery Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Dash 4 Disabilities 5K Run/Walk

Dash 4 Disabilities 5K Run/Walk is to spread awaremess and to recognize the positive impact individuals with speacial needs abd developmental disabilities  have on our lives. Proceeds support Star Community's Residentail, Day Habilitation and Therapeutic Equestrain Center programs.  

Registration begins at 9 am.  For more information please contact Heather Wincovitch at hwincovitch@starcommunityinc.org

INFO 9 am, Star Community Inc.

Christmas Bazaar

The Annual Christmas Bazaar is a great place to get a head start on your Chrismas Shopping.  Happening on November 15th from 9 am until 4pm, there will be vendors, a large silent auction, bake sale, crafts, Santa and kids crafts an dface painting. 

For more information please email Violet at gracechurchoffice@comcast.net

INFO 9 am- 4 pm, Grace Episcopal Church 5740 Green Valley Road, New Market, MD

Grace Church Annual Christmas Bazaar

Come to the Grace Episcopal Church Bazaar on November 15 form 9am to 4pm. There will be 10-15 vendors, large silent auction, crafts, raffles, bake sale, Santa, kids’ crafts/ face painting, and much more! The silent auction will close at 3pm. Hope to see you there!

INFO 9am-4pm, Grace Episcopal Church 5740 Green Valley Road, New Market, MD

Johnsville UMC Christmas Bazaar

Come out to the Johnsville UMC Christmas Bazaar on Saturday November 22nd! 

There will be crafts, silent auction, and a bake table including platters of homemade cookies.  New this year, there will be an "Elf Shop" where children may purchase gifts for parents, family and friends.  

Food is served all day including breakfast sandwiches, oyster sandwiches and platters!

Come out and enjoy the Holiday fun! 

INFO 8 am- 2 pm, 11106 Green Valley Road Union Bridge, MD

Frederick's Tuba Christmas

On Saturday, November 29th, Kick off the holiday season with an afternoon of holiday fun featuring regional Tuba & Euphonium players performing 4 -part Christmas Carols.  After a brief internmission, stay to enjoy the Weinberg's Winterfest; a sing-along featuring the mighty Wurlitzer and Mr. and Mrs. Claus.  Canned food donations for local food banks would be appreciated!

INFO 12pm Noon, Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W Patrick Street Frederick Maryland

Mother Seton School Breakfast with Santa and Christmas Bazaar

Come join us at Mother Seton School to have a pancake breakfast with Santa and walk over to the Christmas Bazaar to shop our crafters and vendors for that unique holiday gift. Santa Claus will be there to take photos with your children, so skip the mall lines and see him here! Door prizes, raffles, and Christmas Carols will get you in the spirit. Also, a Kid's Bazaar with tons of gifts for the little ones to buy for their families under $10. Admission to the Bazaar is free. Pancake Breakfast is $7/ ages 7+, $5/ ages 3-6, and FREE for ages 2 and under.Vendor space is still available for $25 for up to two tables! Contact Lynn Tayler at lynntayler@gmail.com or 301-447-3165 for more information or to reserve your spot.

INFO 8am-noon, 100 Creamery Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727