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Carroll County Calendar of Events

April 25, 2004

May 22, Hampstead Day: Main Street, Hampstead. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flea market and crafts. Steven Eline, 410-239- 8277.

May 22, Strawberry Social: Pleasant Valley Fire Hall, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Westminster. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fried-chicken platters and music. Helen Clarkson, 410-848-1977.

May 22, Movie Night: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. 7 p.m. Classic, foreign and family films. Call for schedule. Sandra Oxx, 410-848- 7272.

May 29, 35th Annual Spring Muster and Antique Fire Equipment: Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parade of fire equipment through Westminster, starting at 8:30 a.m. Food, family-oriented contests and flea market of fire service items. Dottie Freeman or Jackie Koch, 410-876-2667 and 410-848-7775.

May 30, Pleasant Valley Community Memorial Day Service: Pleasant Valley Cemetery, 1900 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Westminster. 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Patriotic walk and service with William F. Myers Band. Angela Bowersox, 410-848-1549.

May 31, 137th Westminster City Memorial Day Parade: From Monroe Street to Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street to Church Street in Westminster. Parade runs from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and a program will be held at the cemetery from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Daniel Bohn, 410-848- 6179.

May 31, 58th Traditional Memorial Day Observance: Pine Grove Chapel, South Main Street, Mount Airy. 11 a.m. to noon. Patriotic ceremony at the historic 1846 chapel. Refreshments are planned after the ceremony. Arthur Brett, 410-795-6239.

June

Theatre on the Hill: McDaniel College, Alumni Hall, Westminster. Professional summer stock theater featuring a variety of Broadway musicals, comedies, mysteries and children's shows. Josh Selzer, 410-857-2599; box office, 410-857-2448.

June 1-30, Year Round 10-kilometer Volksmarch: Westminster Inn, 5 S. Center St., Westminster. 7 a.m. to three hours before dusk. Walk through Westminster. John Baumgardner, 410- 833-8916.

June 5, Governor's Youth Fishing Derby: Piney Run Park, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville. 6 a.m. to noon. Derby for children ages 15 and younger. Loren Lustig, 410-795-6474.

June 5, Downtown Westminster Farmers' Market: Conaway parking lot (Railroad Avenue and Emerald Hill Lane), Westminster. 8 a.m. to noon. Locally grown produce, fruits and eggs, plants, flowers and raw or spun wool. Stanley Ruchlewicz, 410-848-5294.

June 5, Third Annual Model Railroad Festival: Main Street, Sykesville. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of Sykesville's railroading heritage, featuring music, food, railroading vendors and trains. Town House, 410-795-8959.

June 5, 14th Annual Strawberry Festival: Sykesville-Freedom Fire Company, Route 32 and Freedom Avenue, Sykesville. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts, flea market, children's games, entertainment and food. Terrie Mills, 410-984-2448.

June 5, Art in the Park: Westminster City Hall Park, Locust Street and Longwell Avenue, Westminster. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Annual outdoor festival of visual and performing arts. Sandra Oxx, 410-848-7272.

June 5, Strawberry Festival: St. Mary's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3978 Littlestown Pike, Westminster. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flea market, crafts, plants, quilt raffle, cake walk, entertainment and food. Church office, 410-346-7146.

June 5, Strawberry Festival: St. Luke's (Winters) Lutheran Church, 701 Green Valley Road (Route 75), New Windsor. Noon to 7 p.m. Platters, band, clown, children's games, baked goods and food. Barbara Devilbiss, 410-635-6177.

June 5-6, Historic Railroad Equipment and Model Train Displays: The Pullman Parlor Car, Baldwin and Oklahoma avenues, Sykesville. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 1910 Pullman Parlor Car, 1927 B&O Caboose, 1910 Interlocking Tower with N-, HO-, O-, G-gauge and American Flyer model train displays. Mark Bennett, 410-795-3157.

June 6, Fiddlers' Convention: Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster. 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. A bluegrass competition with prizes, food, crafts and farmhouse tours. Dottie Freeman, Jackie Koch, 410- 876-2667, 410-848-7775.

June 7-12, Mount Airy Lions Club Carnival: Mount Airy Firemen's Carnival Grounds, Route 27 and Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Rides, games and food. Joe Roemer, 301-829-2749, 410-549-6322.

June 12, Downtown Westminster Farmers' Market: See June 5.

June 12, Strawberry Festival: St. John's Lutheran Church, 827 Leister's Church Road, Westminster. 4 p.m. until dusk. Games, music, entertainment and food. Dale Miller, 410-848-9043.

June 19, Carroll County Summer Farmers' Market Opening Day: Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locally grown produce, crafts, baked goods, eggs, jams, honey and refreshments. Anita Bullock, 410-848-7748.

June 19, Downtown Westminster Farmers' Market: See June 5.

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