Our Top 5 Picks for September 13th - 15th

We have a jam packed schedule in this weekends Top 5 Picks! First, head over to Carroll Community College for the 3rd Annual Invincible Summer Music Festival. The Fabulous Hubcaps will be on stage at Carroll Arts Center, there's Music In The Park in Hampstead and there's a Craft & Vendor Festival at Carroll Ag Center to benefit Sober Truth of Taneytown. Support the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company by attending their Big Country Breakfast Buffet ,check out the Sunday Porch Talk at Sykesvilles Gate House Museum featuring Warren Dorsey. The Historical Society of Carroll County is offering a Bluegrass, Burbon & Bocce event and stop by the Union Bridge Community Center for a Bag & Basket Bingo. Be sure to mark your calendars for Mission Possible a free, fun event from the Marriage & Relationship Education Center designed to help families thrive in a crazy busy world!

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*Events are subject to change and weather can impact outdoor plans so we advise that you always contact event organizers to confirm dates and times.

 

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1. Third Annual Invincible Summer: Patrick Kisicki Memorial Music Festival

Saturday, September 14th from 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM

$ - This is a drug and alcohol free event. Attendees may bring their own food, blankets and chairs. Games provided by Carroll's Early Childhood Education students.

BAND LINEUP:
Jerry Wade Music & The Sweet Blue Moons
Fantasm
Nikia Yung
The Revived
WHEN THUNDER COMES
CCC Jazz Combo

Patrick Kisicki was a passionate musician, composer and educator who had a profound impact on all who knew him. He taught music courses, conducted ensembles and coordinated the guitar department at Carroll Community College from 2008-2015. He also taught at Peabody Preparatory, West Middle Schol, Encore Summer Music Camp, Maryland Performing Arts Institute and at Coffey Music.

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2. Bluegrass, Bourbon & Bocce

Friday, Sepember 13th from 6:00 pn - 9:00 pm  

$$ -Join the Historical Society of Carroll County for an evening of music, food and fun at its inaugural Bluegrass, Bourbon & Bocce event, featuring the music of nationally known bluegrass band Sideline. Enjoy the music, gourmet burgers and hand-cut fries, frozen custard from The Cow, soft drinks, and free bourbon tastings from Patapsco Distilling Company. Beer from Johansson’s and a variety of wines will be available for purchase. After dinner, play bocce under the stars on a lighted court

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3. Celebrate Recovery Craft & Vendor Festival 

Saturday, September 14th from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

FREE - Come get your holiday shopping started and support a great cause. This festival is to benefit Sober Truth of Taneytown to continue their work in the community in the fight against addiction.

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4. Big Country Breakfast Buffet

Sunday, September 15th at 7:30 am 

$$ - The Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Company (MAVFC) will host a Big Country Breakfast Buffet. The buffet will feature scrambled eggs, smoked sausage, bacon, French toast, pancakes, biscuits, home fries, sausage and chipped beef gravies, baked apples, waffles, coffee, orange juice, milk, tea and hot chocolate.

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5. Bag & Basket Bingo

Saturday, September 14th at 5:30 pm

$$- Bag & Basket Bingo at Union Bridge Community Center, 4770 Ladiesburg Rd, Union Bridge, MD, September 14, to benefit St James Lutheran Church of Union Bridge. Doors open at 5:30 PM and games begin at 7PM. Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 at door & includes 20 games. Extra game packets, specials & raffles can be purchased. ring a canned good or personal hygiene item to donate to St James Food Pantry & receive a free raffle ticket. Affordable lite fare. Tickets call (410) 635-6872 or (410) 861-5567.

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6. The Fabulous Hubcaps

Saturday, September 14th at 7:30 pm

$$- Since 1974, this group has been bringing young and old alike a taste of the American Music Scene from the 1950’s through the 70’s. Their costumed impersonations of some of the greatest legends of Rock & Roll capture the true likeness of the original artist and will take you on a musical journey you won’t forget. The Hubcaps were inducted into the Southern Legends Performing Arts Hall of Fame, the Maryland Entertainment Hall of Fame, and named the 2015 Vocal Group of the Year by the Maryland Entertainment Hall of Fame.

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7. Porch Talk - A Slave's Grandson Remembers

Sunday, September 15th from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE- September 15. Approaching his 99th birthday (this November) Warren Dorsey still burns with the passion to educate, enlighten, and sing. Warren's grandmother was a slave. The town recently named a park after his mother (Carrie Dorsey Park), and Gate House curator Jack White wrote a popular book about Warren's family. Listening to Warren is like listening to history. Come hear.2-3 p.m. Talks begin at 2pm. Arrive a bit early for refreshments and to grab a chair on our covered porch.  3-4 p.m. Stay after for questions, conversation & to tour the museum.

These events are free. We provide about 25 seats on covered porch plus canopies and room for your chairs on the lawn around the porch. Rain or shine with option to move inside. Optional RSVP below (to receive a reminder two days before the event).
For more information, please call during business hours.

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8. Music in the Park - Main Street Memorial Park

Saturday, September 14th from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE- Don't miss this free concert series at the Main Street Memorial Park on the second and fourth Saturdays in June, July & August and the second Saturday in September! Music begins at 6:00 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m. There will be plenty of food and drink on hand to sate your hunger and slake your thirst as you listen to the sounds of great local bands. Admission is FREE!! Bring your family and meet new friends or catch up with old and dear ones! See you there!

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BONUS!

Register today for Mission Possible

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 8 PM

FREE - Bring the family to "Mission Possible," a free, fun, educational event offering activities and resources to equip parents and help families know it IS POSSIBLE to thrive in this crazy busy world! Join us on Saturday, September 21, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Ascension Episcopal Church in Westminster!

Look for a spaghetti dinner, an interactive family program, craft time for children and the movie, "Heroin Still Kills" from the Carroll County States Attorneys' Office for parents and older children. Kids will meet Deputy Yox and the Sheriff's Office's search and Rescue dog, Pinky!

This event is free, but registration is required by Sept. 17th. A free-will offering will be taken. Learn more and register at mrecenter.org/events

Thank you to our wonderful partners for this event, the Carroll County States' Attorney's Office and Rising Above Addiction - a fund of the Community Foundation of Carroll County, Inc.