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Community Events & Happenings

Date Event Description Time / Location

K-9's in the Vines

Spend a relaxing afternoon (rain or shine) with your dog and family at nearby Linganore Winecellars for a great afternoon of wine tasting, food, live jazz, pet games and demonstrations for you and your dog.  

Visit more than 20 Vendors of unique pet products and services including natural foods, accupressure, pet photography, obedience training and pet education events as well as local artisans pet portraits and more.  Ten animal rescue groups will be on-hand where you might find that best friend available for adoption.  

$20 in advance; $25 at the door; includes commemorative wine glass, tastings and gift/goodie bag for both you and your dog.  Kids under 12 will enter the event for free!  Proceeds benefit Animal Welfare League of Frederick County, a no-kill group addressing pet overpopulation and providing vital services to animals and families.  

For more information visit

INFO 1pm-5pm, Linganore Winecellars and Berrywine Plantation 13601 Glissans Mill Road Mt Airy MD 21771

Family Fun Day & Mother Seton's 240th Birthday Celebration

On Sunday, August 31st, come join Archbishop William E. Lori and help celebrate Mother Seton's 240th birthday!

There will be a special mass in her honor.  Following the mass there will be a "Family Fun Day"

Childrens activities include a living history portrait of Mother Seton, a petting zoo, a moon-bounce, a silhouette artist, a professional face-painter, carnival games, balloons and of course, birthday cake!

for more information please call 301-447-6606 or visit online at

INFO 1:30 pm, Emittsburg Maryland

Hawaiian Luau to benefit Day break Adult Day Services.

Tranquillity at Fredericktowne Assisted Living & Memory Care is hosting a Hawaiian Luau to benefit Daybreak Adult Day Services. 

Belly up to the Tiki Bar for your favorite Hawaiian drink while enjoying authentic Hawaiian foods, music and entertainments including hula dancers and fire throwers.

Donations to benefit Daybreak will be gratefully accepted!

Please RSVP by September 3rd: 301-668-6030

For more information pleas visit

INFO 5:30pm-7:30pm, Tranquillity at Fredericktowne Assisted Living & Memory Care 6441 Jefferson Pike Frederick, MD

Free Community Shred Day

Have some personal documents that need shredded well stop by Frederick Community Bank on September 6th and get them shredded for free between the hours of  9a and 12p at the Crestwood Bank Center.

INFO 9am to 12p, Frederick County Bank (6910 Crestwood Blvd, Frederick MD)

4th Annual Relentless Golf Classic Benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Help Sponsor the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!

On Friday, September 12, 2014, the 4th Annual Relentless Golf Classic will be held at The Links at Challedon. This is a 4 person scramble of 18 holes of golf.  The cost is $80 per person or $320 per foursome.

There will be an open driving range before te-off. Donuts, bagles and coffee during registration (beginning at 7:30am). Hot dogs will be avialabe at the turn.

1st and 2nd place teams; 4 closest to the pins; and 2 longest drives, will be given prizes.

There will also be a raffle where you can enter to win great prizes as well as a 50/50 putting contest which the winner will erceive 50% of the putting contest entry fee.The Cost to enter the putting contest is $5.

To enter: Make checks payable to:

Mitch Berger.

9139 Belvedere Drive

Frederick, MD, 21704

Deadline to enter is August 31st 2014. All checks must be recieved by this deadline.



Hole Sponsors- $100 Sign will be on the tee box of a designated hole and you will be listed in the brochure.

Beverage Sponsor- $150 Sign will be placed on one of the beverage carts and you will be listed in the brochure

Putting Contest Sponsor- $200 Sign will be placed at the putting green and you will be listed in the brochure.

Tent Sponsor- $250 Sign will be placed outside the luncheon and awards tent and you will be listed in the brouchure.

Corporate Sponsor -$600+ Sign will be placed at registration table and will be listed in broucher.  you will also receive a free foursome in the outings.

** All Sponsor will be recognized during the awards banquet**

Make your sponsorship check payable to : LLZ and send to:

Mitch Berger

9139 Belvedere Drive

Frederick, MD, 21704

For more information contact Mitch Berger at 301-874-0592,


INFO 7:30am, .The Links at Challedon. Mt. Airy Maryland

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Catoctin Breeze Winery Third Concert

On Saturday, September 20th, the Frederick Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with Catoctin Breeze Winery, will hold the third and final concert of the Frederick Symphony Chamber Concert SEries with an outstanding performance by the Fredericktowne String Quartet. 

The Fredericktown String Quartet is a performing ensemble composed of Frederick-area residence who have been performing in the area since 1999.  The quartet is made up of Suzanne Buxbaum and Alyssa Boxhill on violin, Richard Kamakaris on viola and J. Thomas Mitchell on cello.  On September 20th, the Fredericktowne String Quartet will perform selections from Mozart, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky and Schubert. 


Located in picturesque Frederick County, Catoctin Breeze Winery is the ideal settin gfor a summer concert series.  Catoctin Breeze is an award-winning winery seated along the rolling hills of Eastern Appalachia's Catoctin Mountains.  With stunning views and gentle breezes, the winery is the perfect backdrop for an evening of music under the summer stars.


Tickets are $30 for adults including a glass of wine.  The event will cost $25 for minors or a designated driver.  To purchase tickets or to find out more information about this event and other FSO ocassions please visit online at  or call 301-685-3585

INFO 7pm, Catoctin Breeze Winery

2014 Basketball Fundraiser Golf Tournament

Walkersville  basketball coaches Ryan Burkey and Mike Mathis invite you to participate in the Scramble Golf Tournament to benefit Walkersville High School boys and girls basketball programs!

This event takes place on Thursday September 25th with a shotgun start begining at 9:00 am.  

To participate in this event it is $85 per player or $340 per team.  

This includes 18 holes og golf with a golf cart, 2 mulligans per player, range balls, lunch as well as prizes.  

All proceeds will be used to upgrade the basketball team's training facilities and equipment. 

Contest that will take place include: Closest to the pin

                                                                 Longest Drive

                                                                Par 3 Challenge

Check in time the day of the tournament will begin at 8 am. 

Please make checks payable to Walkersville Athlectics Boosters.  Cash/cards will be accepted the day of the tournament. 

For more information please contact Ryan Burkey at 301-641-2165,

or Mike Mathis at 301-639-1165,



INFO 9:00 am, Glade Valley Golf Course

20th Annual German Dinner

On Saturday, September 27th, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church will host its 20th Annual German Dinner!! 


Come out and enjoy the "All- You-Can-Eat Buffet!" There will be good food including a bakesale.  There will also be live German music and a craft and gift table!! 

Adults: $16

Children ages 5-12: $6

Children under the age of 5: FREE

Carry- out is availabe for $1 extra


The menue will inclued an assortment of German food and beverages include coffee, icetea.  (German beer and wine will be available at an extra cost).

For more information, call Russ & Amy Mildenstein at (301) 646-3304.


INFO 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walkersville, MD.

Frederick County Parks and Recreation 5k and 1 Mile Run Walk

Join Frederick County Parks and Recreation for their 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run Walk taking place at Rose Hill Manor Park. 

 The 5k is a part trail/part paved run the Historic Rose HIll Manor Park. This run is presented by Docs in the Park. Event  T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 people registered.

More information and get registered:

INFO 8:30am, Rose Hill Manor

18th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Summers Farm

This fall, bring the whole family to the Maryland Pumpkin Festival held this October 11-12 at Summers Farm in Frederick, Maryland. The weekend features our themed corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay rides, jumping pillows, homemade pumpkin and apple cider donuts, as well as live entertainment, pie eating contests, free face painting, and more! The Maryland Pumpkin Festival is part of the annual fall harvest festival at Summers Farm.

Visit or call 301-620-9316 for more information.


INFO 10am to 5pm, Summers Farm (5620 Butterfly Lane, Frederick, Maryland 21703)

Sophie & Madigan's Playground Pirate and Princess 5K Run

Come join the Halloween fun on Saturday October 18th.  The Sophie & Madigan's Playground Pirate and Princess 5k Run is happening!!

$25 in advance for the 5K run. $30 at registration and Fun Run $10. 

For more information visit and follow the event on Facebook.


INFO 9 am - 11 am, Baker Park, Frederick, MD

6th Annual Headless Horseman 5k Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run

Come out and join the Frederick High School Girls Cross Country team for their 6th Annual Headless Horseman 5k Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run kicking off at Frederick High School stadium. Come dressed in your best Halloween Costume! (optional)

Check in at 12p at the Frederick High School Track.

1k Run starts at 1:30p.......5k start 2p

Awards will be given out for the best scary, most creative, best combo costume for the 5k  and  for the1k the cutest, most creative, best parent/child combo costume.

Register and get more details at


INFO 12p, Frederick High School