Before you get started this weekend, take a moment to honor Old Glory.
Hampstead, New Windsor and Sykesville are all planning Flag Daycelebrations.
Hampstead honors the stars and stripes at 7 p.m. in front of the War Memorial on Main Street.
New Windsor follows suit at 7 p.m. atMemorial Park on High Street.
Sykesville's ceremony begins at 7 p.m. at the Town House, 7547 Main St.
You can call your town offices for any further information.
If you are anywhere around Taneytown, stop in at the carnival this weekend.
Admission is free and the fun runs from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Stay for dinner, buffet style, either evening.
Friday hear Nancy D and the Walking After MidnightBand. Don Gabriel supplies the tunes Saturday.
Carnival Grounds are on Memorial Drive near Harney Road. Information: 751-1186.
Organizers are planning dinner and entertainment at 7 p.m. Saturday to benefit the Bert Benz Leukemia Fund.
Crystal Sea adds music to the evening. Cost is $20 per person and reservations are required. Martin's Westminster, 140 Village Shopping Center is the place. Information: 876-1500.
Put on your bowling shoes and throw some strikes for Carroll Hospice Saturday.
Cost is $7 per bowler and includes three games and shoe rentals.
You have a choice of two bowl-a-thons from noon to 3 p.m. or 3 to 6 p.m. at Thunderhead Lanes, 140 Village, Westminster. Information: 876-8044.
Combine lunch and shopping at Ebenezer United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The group plans a craft show, flea market and delicious luncheon.
You will find the bargains and the feast at 4911 Woodbine Road, Sykesville. Information: 795-0298.
Model trains are rolling through Mount Airy Saturday.
The Four County Society of Model Engineers Inc. has open house featuring Mount Airy and Western model railroad layouts.
Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2 S.Main St. Information: 584-0911.
If you missed the blue grassand the berries last weekend, you have another chance Saturday.
Bethel United Methodist Church is having a Strawberry Festival from 4 to 7 p.m.
You can treat yourself to fried chicken and ham plattersbefore dessert. You also will find gallons of ice cream to layer those berries on.
The church also will have a white elephant and baked goods table.
Stay around for some fun and games and listen to Pipe Creek Blue Grass pick and strum.
You might want to bring lawn chairs. See you at Sams Creek Road, New Windsor. Information: 635-6302.