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Community Events & Happenings

Date Event Description Time / Location

The Mountain Stride 2014

The 2nd Annual Mountain Stride Cross Country Run and Walk will take place on Saturday, April 26th at the Bar T Mountainside in Urbana Maryland. The cross country course is approximately 4K in distance and a 1K fun run/obstacle.

Bring the family and enjoy the annual spring fest!! There will be food, music, a craft center, face painting, zip lining and a scavenger hunt!

The Cross Country 4K ($25/per participant) will begin at 8:30 am.   The 1K  Fun Run & Obstacle Course ($15/per participant) will begin at 9:30am.

A portion of the Mountain Stride proceeds will go towards funding Bar T's partnership with the Frederick Department of Social Services (DSS).

There will be prizes for the top 3 overall male/ female runners and awards for the top 3 runners in each age group. 

To register visit

Online registration will close on Monday, April 21st.

*T-Shirts will be given out to all participants that register by Monday, April 14th.

For more information contact Mark at


INFO 8:30am, 9:30am, at Bar T Mountainside in Urbana Maryland

Spring Festival- The Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park

Come  out for the Spring Festival! There will be children's games, hands-on crafts and a "Kid's Karnival Korner."

There will also be exhibits, hayrides, animals, food, crafts and music!!

The event will take place Saturday April 26th from 10am,-4pm and Sunday April 27th 12pm-4pm.

Saturday morning there will be a tractor pull; Sunday afternoon kiddie pedal pull and lawn and garden pull.

Parking donations of $1; fees for crafts, games , food and hayrides plus manor house tours. 

For more information please call 301-600-1650 or

INFO 10am-4pm, 12pm-4pm, at 1611 N. Market Street, Frederick, Maryland

Other Voices Theatre Audtions

On Sunday, April 27th at 4pm or Tuesday, April 29th at 7pm Other Voices Theatre will be holding auditioins for the production of 42nd Street. Bring 16 bars of music and be prepared to dance (bring tap shoes).

The show dates will be July 18th, 19th, and 26th at 8pm and July 20th and 26th 2pm

for more information: or call 301-662-3722

INFO 4pm, at The Performing Arts Factory (244 South Jefferson St. Frederick MD 21701)

St. Mary's One Day Rummage Sale

St. Mary's One Day Rummage Sale will be held on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 from 9am -3pm. 

Great Bargains on toys, clothing, books housewares, plants collectibles and more.  After 1pm you can fill a bag for just $3.00. 

There will also be delicious food available until 2pm. 

All Proceeds will benefit St. Mary's Catholic School. There is free parking in St. Mary's Walnut Street Parkig lot.

INFO 9am-3pm, at St, Mary's 218 W. Washington Street. Hagerstown Maryland

Don's & Dames Fashion

The Dons & Dames Fashion is happening at The Faux School on May 9th at 8pm. We've partnered up with Seed of Life Nurseries, YELP, and Play Raven to put on a Mad-Men meets 21st Century fashion show featuring clothing from Venus on the Half Shell and BEYU (pronouced be-you). New beauty hot-spot Maven Beauty Bar will be teaming up with Jordan K Winn & Co to make our 'model citizens' look and feel their best. Our model citizens are recognizable members within our community who have stood up for great things and set an example in their personal lives and professional ones. These citizens cover a wide range of people in our community and consist of local business owners, politicians, teachers, social workers, writers, public relation specialists, yoga instructors, farmers, and students. Now these people are putting their good names behind Old Line Inc. and their mission to bring awareness and funds needed to sustain local farms in MD. The event will feature old-school video gaming areas provided by Play Raven, a silent auction with fantastic items donated from the community, a local DJ spinning tunes from 8pm-midnight and plenty of drink options for $5 each. Come out and support a night of fashion, fun, and farm-fundraising! 


For more information about Old Line Inc. visit and for tickets visit 

INFO 8pm, at Faux School

Nature Fest

Come out to the Nature Fest at the Catoctin Creek Nature Center!!  On May 3, 2014.

There will be animals, nature walks, exhibits, archery lessons, campfire and survival shelter activities, conservation projects and a silent auction.  This is also the Sensory Nature Trail Grand Opening!!  The event is FREE.  for more information please call 301-600-2051 or visit online at

INFO 10am-4pm, at 2929 Sumantown Rd. Middletown, Maryland

2014 Forget Me Not Gala "Dancing Stars"

Join Us for a Good time for a Great Cause (Alzheimer's Association). Frederick's own " Dancing Stars" will dance for your votes, guests will dance to music by The Shades and enjoy a gourmet dinner, cash bar, and gala raffle.

This year's "Dancing Stars of Frederick" were chosen for their leadersihp in the community and their concern for the cause. On Gala night, these local champions will showcase their dance moves for gala guests and our panel lof "celebrity" judges

Gala Raffle

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Forget Me Not Gala, this year's event will feature the "Making a Memory" raffle package which will offer a chance to win a 7-day Carribean Cruise for Two(2) on the Malt Shop Memories Cruise! Winners will cruise in-style aboard the Holland America MS Eurodam in  a verandah oceanview state room including ports from Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica, Grand Cayman Island, Cozumel, and Key West. Package also includes round-trip airfare for two(2) from BWI or Dulles airport to Ft. Lauderdale. (Package valued at $6k)

INFO 7pm to 11pm, at Walkersville Social Hall (79 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville MD 21793)

FREE Community Shred Day

Don’t be a victim of identity theft! Frederick County Bank is hosting another FREE Community Shred Day at our East Frederick Bank Center – located at 490 Monocacy Blvd. near the Frederick airport – on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. till noon.  Just bring up to 3 boxes of documents with confidential information, like your Social Security number, date of birth, address or bank account numbers, and we’ll make sure everything is shredded and disposed of safely.  For more information, visit or call 301-620-1400. See you there!


INFO 9am, at East Frederick Bank Center (490 Monocacy Blvd, Frederick MD)

2014 Shenandoah Riverside Festival

The 2014 Shenandoah Riverside Festival at the Brunswick Family Campgrounds June 13th - Sunday June 15th.

This is Earth Korps Inc 5th annual fundraiser for polluition removal of the Shenandoah River.

Live music from The Best Bluegrass/Folk/World Music In the land featuiring artist Larry Keel Experience Yarn, Kelly Bell Band, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Dale and the Zdubs  and so much more!!!!

Tumblin Bones River and Trail Outfitters will be there renting Tubes, Canoes and Kayaks!!!.

Kids Activitites food, craft vendors, and beer garden.

"EARLY BIRD" Prices and Dates:

  • February 1st thru April 7th *Weekend Pass $45

"Regular Ticket" Prices and Dates:

  • April 8th thru June 5th *Weekend Pass $55
  • Saturday Only Pass $35

R.V. $25

for more info please visit or

INFO 12pm, at Brunswick Family Campground (100 S Maple Avenue Brunswick)

39th Annual Gettsburg Region Antique & Classic Auto & Truck Show & Flea Market

The 39th Annual Gettysburg Region Antique & Classic Auto & Truck Show & Flea Market will be on June 14th 2014 with 15 classes; 12 to be judged. Featured cars this year are Mercury (all years) Lincoln and Edsel through 1994.

Registration is $10 until June 8th and $20 thereafter.

Free Admission with $2 for parking

Good food available all day. Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will also be on the Fairgrounds with free admission.


INFO 7am to 2:30pm, at LatimoreValley Fairgrounds, York Springs, PA

3rd St. Judes 5K Run

Join the 3rd St. Judes's 5K Run on Saturday August 2nd. begining at 8  AM.

There will be music, vendors and raffles with great prizes.


The goal for this year is to raise $20,000.  All proceeds will go to St. Jude's childrens Hospital.

for more information abou this event please visit :


INFO 8AM, at Baker Park

The Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race

Come watch America’s only High-Wheel (Penny Farthing) bike race in historic downtown Frederick. This will be a unique 1-hour race featuring riders of antique or replica high wheel bicycles that were popular in the 19th century. Come and celebrate the history of bicycles! Event includes an antique bicycle display. Free and fun for all ages. Sat 3-5:30pm. Race begins at 4pm in front of Brewers Alley Restaurant & Bar. For more info see

INFO 3pm to 5:30p, at Downtown Frederick

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, at .The Links at Challedon. Mt. Airy Maryland