Community Notes

Howard County Notes

HAM & OYSTER SUPPER Linden Linthicum United Methodist Church, Clarksville, MD will hold its annual Ham & Oyster Supper on Saturday November 3, 2018 from 3 to 7 PM. The event includes a ham and oyster dinner served family style, optional dessert table, bazaar, bake sale, and book sale. Menu consists of hand patted fried oysters, ham, potato salad, succotash, coleslaw, rolls, jelly, relishes, assorted desserts (priced separately),iced tea, lemonade, and coffee. Carry outs available. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at door. Children (6-10) $8. For tickets call 410-531-5653 or order online at The church is located at 12101 Linden Linthicum Lane (across from Freestate) in Clarksville, MD.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Nov 3, 10am-2pm, Gary Memorial UMC, 2029 Daniels Rd. Ellicott City, (29N to 99, left at traffic circle, Daniels Rd on left through park & up hill).

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Fri Nov 9, 5-9pm & Sat Nov 10, 9am-3pm, 8300 Old Columbia Rd, Fulton, MD.

ST. JAMES UMC ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND FLEA MARKET Nov 10, 8am-1pm. Get a jump on your holiday shopping! New crafters and vendors are added every year! Our Quilting Ministry has been hard at work creating beautiful handmade quilts. Shop the Camp Hope Christmas Room and browse through gently used holiday decorations, home decor items, toys, housewares and much more. Stop by the Social Hall for a hot breakfast or lunch and pick up your favorite treat from the UMW Bake Sale Table. We are located in West Friendship on Rt 99 just east of Rt 32. Interested vendors or crafters call Janet at 410-442-2020 and leave message.

HOWARD CHAPEL-RIDGEVILLE UMC 1970 Long Corner Road, Mt. Airy, MD will be holding its annual Turkey and Fried Oyster Dinner, served family-style, on November 10, 1-5pm. Bake Table will be available. Prices are adults and carry-outs $20, Children (6-12) $8. Church is handicapped accessible. For more information, call 301-829-2391.

JUMP FOR OUR HEROES Benefit jumper show for Operation Second Chance, Nov 10, Divisions from ground poles to 3'6", Placing 1st-6th, Champion and reserve champion in each division. Open to the public. Show held in the indoor arena. Warm up held in the outdoor. Casual attire. Ample parking. Port a potty on site. Over 50 Silent auction from horse items to household. Location: Oak Spring Equestrian, 15195 Bushy Park Rd., Woodbine MD. Show starts at 9am, Beer & Wine garden opens at 11am. Concert with Richie Fields band at 6pm: $10 donation per person. Contact: Shannen Sullivan, 443-745-9276.

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSIS FULTON ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Nov 9, 5-9pm & Nov 10 9am-3pm. 25+ crafters, vendors, silent auction, basket raffle, gourment coffee shop, bake sale & great eats! Call 410-792-0470.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT BAZAAR Nov 10, 9am-2pm, St Michael Church, 1125 St. Michael s Road, Mount Airy. Free Admission! Artisians, craft vendors, food, white elephant room, home décor, Santa pictures.

WINE & HORS D'OEUVRES TASTING EXPERINENCE Alumni Chapter (E) of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. presents SAVOR - A Wine & Hors D'oeuvres Tasting Experience. Nov 10, 1-4pm, Aida Bistro & Wine Bar, 6741 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Md. Red & White Wines paired with Chef's Flatbread & Crudité; Aida Bistro Wings; Meatball & Vegetable Sliders. Tickets $45. For tickets visit

STEM WEEK Oct 31-Nov 12. Join the park in celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with events all week. For more info 410-461-5005.

HOWARD COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY monthly meeting, Wednesday, 14 November, at 7:00PM at the Bain Senior Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. Topic: "What I Learned from my DNA Test". Free to attend. All are welcome.

OMAR QUARTET RECITAL Nov 17, St. Louis Chapel, Clarksville, MD. The prize-winning, internationally recognized Omer String Quartet performs Haydn and Debussy in a Candlelight Concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the historic 1889 St. Louis Chapel in Clarksville. Comprised of young violinists, violist and cellist - with a Doctoral Fellowship-in-Residence at the University of Maryland, College Park - the Quartet will also perform in New York City this season and debut at D.C.'s Kennedy Center next year. For $10 reserved tickets with limited seating at the pre-Thanksgiving recital -- or information about other classical and pop events at St. Louis Church through May. Visit or call 410-531-6040.

FRIENDSGIVING - A THANKSGIVING POTLUCK & GAMES NIGHT Nov 17, 4-8pm, sponsored by The Mix 30+ Singles Ministry at Bridgeway Community Church, Bridgeway's Nexus Center, 9179 Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD. Free.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTER ANNUAL CRAFT AND BAKE SALE November 18, 2018 at Resurrection Parish,3175 Paulskirk Rd, Ellicott City, 8 to 1:30 PM. Craft Tables for rent at $25.00. Contact Helen Nycum for details. 410-461-6710.

CRAFT FAIR & BAKE SALE at the Resurrection Church, in Ellicott City, on Sunday, November 18, from 8:00 to 1:30 PM. Crafters can rent tables for $25.00. For information contact Helen Nycum at 410-461-6710 or

HARRY POTTER FEAST IN THE GREAT HALL Sun, Nov 18, 5pm, Elkridge Furnace Inn, Elkridge, MD, 5745 Furnace Avenue Elkridge, MD. Witches, Wizards, & Muggles alike, come join us for an enchanting themed dinner in our own Great Hall! Come dressed in Hogwarts robes or muggle attire! Readings from J. K. Rowling's magical novels between each themed course. All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Tickets start at $62.50. For tickets visit

SOLDIERS DELIGHT OPEN HOUSE Dec 1, Noon-4pm. Learn about this unique ecosystem, and experience our Scales and Tales program with activities at the Nature Center. For more info 410-461-5005.

US NAVY CONCERT BAND December 1, 7pm, River Hill High School, 12101 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, Md. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

THE KIWANIS CLUB OF ELLICOTT CITY meets Monday evenings at 6:30pm at the Bob Evans Restaurant, 4900 Beaver Run Court (off Executive Park Drive at Rte 100). Please contact Harry Slade with questions at 410-418-8218.

HOWARD COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY HELP DESK offers a free help desk on the 3rd Saturday of the month 1-4pm at the Miller Branch Library in Ellicott City. Genealogical research help into all areas of the US and other countries is available. Call 410-381-7899.

DO YOU SUFFER FROM CHRONIC PAIN? Free Cannabis Education and Patient Registration Workshops every Tues 9-10AM/Thurs 7-8PM! We look forward to meeting you! 443-539-7372

THE CANNABIS HOUR AT TRILOGY WELLNESS Questions about medical cannabis? Free Cannabis Education and Patient registration every Tues 9-10AM, Thurs 7-8PM.

THE HOWARD COUNTY CAT CLUB NEEDS A NEW LOCATION We are still looking for a new place to call home...and save cats! If you know someone who has a walkout basement, in-law suite, outbuilding, etc., that might be willing to help us out, please let me know. We'd like to be within a 15-minute drive of Columbia, Maryland. Help us save more cats! Visit for more information.

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING Both new and experienced gardeners are invited to register for the 2019 Master Gardener Training Program offered by the University of Maryland Extension, Howard County Office. Training will cover plant, insect and disease problems, and a variety of other topics related to sustainable and environmental impacts of gardening practices. Training is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 and will end on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. An orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon. Classes will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Extension Office in Ellicott City. Cost of the training is $195. The mission of the Master Gardeners is to provide education to consumers; therefore, willingness to volunteer time is essential. Lack of hands-on experience in the garden should not deter potential applicants. Anyone with a keen interest in gardening - and especially those with other skills and interests, such as writing, graphics and computer knowledge - is encouraged to apply. The registration deadline is November 2, 2018. Class size is limited. Registration is required. To receive a Master Gardener registration packet, call the University of Maryland Extension - Howard County office at 410-313-2707.

Montgomery County Notes

ARTS & CRAFTS HOLIDAY FAIR Saturday, November 3, 9am-2pm. Handmade treats & treasures, artisan crafts, homemade jams & sauces, bake sale, quilts and textile arts, ornaments and unique wood pieces, Grandma's Attic (vintage items) and more! BBQ Lunch served 11-1. Your holiday spirit starts here! The Lutheran Church of St Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring MD. or 301-384-4394.

HERO DOGS GRADUATION Please join us on Saturday, November 10th for a celebration of the graduation of two new Veteran/Hero Dog team, as well as a new Facility Dog team and the placement of two Skilled Home Companions. The ceremony will begin promptly at 1:30PM, in the Performing Arts Center at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, 17301 Old Vic Blvd, Olney MD 20832. Light Refreshments will be served following the ceremony. Please RSVP at

HERO DOGS VOLUNTEER TRAINING On Sunday November 18 we are offering two volunteer trainings. At 12:30PM for any volunteer interested in working one of our three daily shifts with our kennel dogs. Introduction to Hero Dogs is offered at 3PM for all interested volunteers, applicants and donors. You will learn about our mission to raise, train and provide Service Dogs for veterans and first responders, get the overview of our program, volunteer positions, a dog demo and kennel tour. We are located near Brookeville (a mile or two from intersection of Georgia Ave & Damascus Rd, but we don't show up on the GPS services), more detailed instructions and map will be provided to registered attendees the Friday before the event. Please register for each session at Contact us with questions at or 1-888-570-8653

Carroll County Notes

'CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY' BAZAAR Oakland UMC 5971 Mineral Hill Rd. at Oakland Mill Rd, Sykesville, MD Nov. 2 9am to 7:30pm & Sat. Nov. 3 9am to 2pm We have crafts, pine cone & gift baskets, Silent Auction, white Elephants cookies, candy, nuts soup & sandwiches info call 410-795-2029.

BLUEGRASS MUSIC AT ZION UMC OF SHIPLEY 2716 Old Washington Road, November 3, 7-9pm (door open at 5), "Cooking with Fire"Admissions is free - a "free will" offering will be taken during each event. Refreshments available throughout the evening. Call Bonnie 410-374-1178.

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR Nov 3, 10am-2pm, Mount Airy Senior Center. If you want to rent a table for $25 please call Doris at 410-458-6458. We are looking for hand crafted items.

ST. PAUL'S HOLIDAY BAZZAR Saturday, Nov 3, 9am-2 pm, 16457 Old Frederick Rd. Mt. Airy. 410-489-4411. Gift-to-Go, Gourmet-to-Go, Cheese Balls, Baked Goods, 3 Raffles, Gift Baskets/Silent Auction, Collectibles, Crafts.

COUNTRY BREAKFAST/BAZAAR Nov. 3, 7-11AM Mt. Olive UM Church, 2927 Gillis Falls Rd, Mt. Airy. Buffet-style pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hominy, sausage gravy, biscuits, spiced apples. Adults $8, Children 10 & under $4. Carry outs. Toy/books; Baked goodies. Call 410-549-2285.

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY: HOLIDAY ART & CRAFT SHOW November 10, 9am-5pm, St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 9190 Church St., Union Bridge, MD 21791. Silent auction table, themed basket raffles, 50/50, general store featuring Christmas decorations and handmade items, bake sale, handmade quilt raffle, light fare. Free visits with Santa from 12-2pm. 301-898-5111.

CHURCH SEEKS HOLLY MART VENDORS Ebenezer United Methodist Church is seeking vendors for its annual Holly Mart, to be held from 8:30 AM to 2 PM Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at the Winfield Fire Hall on Liberty Road. Vendors are wanted to offer Christmas, autumn/winter decorations, gifts and crafts, jewelry and accessories, home décor items, unique crafts and direct sales/home-based business products, such as Tupperware and other household/decorative items. There is a $10 reservation fee and a 10% donation of vendor sales is requested for the church. Holly Mart is Ebenezer UMC's largest fundraiser of the year and draws several hundred visitors. Deadline for space is Nov. 1. Interested vendors should contact Susan Brown, Crafts/Vendor chairperson, at about a space at Holly Mart.

FAMILY STYLE GERMAN DINNER Nov 10, 4-7pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, 833 Deer Park Road, Westminster. Menu: Keilbasa, pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, red cabbage, applesauce, cucumber salad, rolls, assorted desserts, coffee/iced tea. Adults $15, children (6-12) $7, children under 5 free.

EBENEZER UMC ANNUAL HOLLY MART will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at the Winfield Fire Hall, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road. This event features handmade church crafts, birdfeeders, four flavors of cheeseballs, baked goods, handmade chocolates and baked goods, jar recipes; a silent auction; and valuable door prize basket. Vendors and direct-sale businesses will offer holiday and home décor items, wreaths, wood working, hand-sewn and knitted items, personal and home accessories, metal art work, fragrances, jewelry, cosmetics, Girl Scout cookies, fabric items, needlework, clothing, Charlene Farm products, flavored nuts, and Usborne Books. Ebenezer's CAMP HOPE ministry will have a table. The lunch menu will feature a variety of homemade soups and pies; beef barbecue and chicken salad sandwiches and hot dogs; apple dumplings; nachos and cheese; fresh veggie cup with dip; and hot and cold drinks. New this year will be gluten-free options on the menu. The fire hall site offers plenty of free parking. Information: church office, 410-795-6136 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays; e-mail to; or visit

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Taylorsville United Methodist Church, 4356 Ridge Road, Mt. Airy will hold their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 10, 9am-3pm. Fried oyster platters, ham platters, chicken tender platters w/sides, hot dogs, soup, sandwiches and homemade pies will be served. Santa will be there to greet the children. There will be crafts, Santa s Re-gifting Area, homemade gift items, gift baskets, a bake table, woodworking demonstrations and hayrides. For more information, call the church at 410-875-4101.

FIRE SAFETY OPEN HOUSE Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, Nov 11, 12-3pm. Moon bounce, face painting, characters, side-by-side fire demo, a car demolition, as well as demonstrations by safety organizations and more! Santa arrives by fire engine at noon. Free food will be provided as well as prized throughout the event. For more information contact Patsy Will at 410-795-1333 or

SUNDAY SOCIAL An evening of fun and dancing, Nov 11, 6:30-10pm, Winfield VFD Social Hall. A DJ will provide music and take requests. Admission $10. BYOB. For more info call 410-591-5255.

SUNDAY SOCIAL DANCE hosted by the Winfield Ladies Aux, Nov 11, 6:30-10pm at the Winfield Vol Fire Co Social Hall, 1320 W. Old Liberty Rd, Sykesville, MD. Enjoy refreshments and a beautiful hardwood dance floor. DJ will provide music and take requests. Admission is $10. BYOB. For more info call 410-596-5997.

UNION BRIDGE FIRE COMPANY BINGO BANQUET Nov 17, 8 W Locust St, Union Bridge MD. Doors open at 4pm, meal at 5pm, Bingo at 6:30pm. Early birds at 6pm. Over $2500 in cash prizes included. $30 per ticket, meal included. Bring nonperishable canned food items to be entered into a raffle. One ticket per item donated to benefit local food bank. Call or text Melvin Smith by Nov 12 at 443-789-3823. A few tickets will be available at the door.

WESTMINSTER TOY TRAIN SHOW Sponsored by the Deer Park Lions Club, held at the Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Center Dr, Westminster, Nov 18, 10am-3pm. Large operating train layout sponsored by The Baltimore American Flyer Club. 190 tables of toy trains and related items for sale, including LIonel, American Flyer, Bing, Ives, HO, N, Standard Gauge and many others. Refreshments by the Deer Park Lions Club. Admission $5. For info call Richard Liebno 410-848-4929.

TOY TRAIN SHOW Nov 18, 10am-3pm, Sponsored by the Deer Park Lions Club, Agricultural Center, 706 Agriculture Center Dr, Westminster. Admission $5, children under 12 free.

CRAFTERS/VENDORS WANTED for our annual "A White Rock Christmas" Bazaar on December 1, 2018 from 9am-3pm, White Rock Independent Methodist Episcopal Church, 6300 White Rock Rd., Sykesville, MD. For more information call 410.627.0310 or email

SUNDAY SOCIAL DANCE hosted by the Winfield Ladies Aux, Dec 9, 6:30-10pm at the Winfield Vol Fire Co Social Hall, 1320 W. Old Liberty Rd, Sykesville, MD. Enjoy refreshments and a beautiful hardwood dance floor. DJ will provide music and take requests. Admission is $10. BYOB. For more info call 410-596-5997.

EBENEZER UMC METHODIST CHURCH will hold the "Rock of Help" Food Pantry for anyone in the community in need of food from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the church, 4901 Woodbine Road, near Winfield. Non-perishable foods, assorted frozen foods, plus a non-food household item, and children's shoes, are available. Those coming to the food pantry are asked to fill out a short information sheet, then the church gives them a list of available foods. The food pantry will be held Saturday Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, 2018. The church is one-half mile south of Liberty Road on Woodbine Road.Information: call the church office at 410-795-6136 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; e-mail; or go to

TOBACCO CLINICS Ready to stop using tobacco? Free walk-in tobacco clinics are available for Carroll County residents. Participants may be eligible to receive vouchers for nicotine replacement patches, gum, or Chantix (with a prescription from your doctor). No registration or appointment needed. Sponsored by the Carroll County Health Department's Cigarette Restitution Fund Program. First Wednesday of each month, 10:00-11:30 a.m., at Access Carroll, 10 Distillery Drive, Westminster. Third Thursday of each month, 4:00-5:30 p.m., at Carroll County Health Department, 290 S. Center St., Westminster. For more information, call 410-876-4429 or see website at

COUNTRY BREAKFAST BUFFET held at the Church of the Ascension - Holy Cross Hall, 23 N Court St., Westminster, MD, the first Saturday of every month, 7am-11am. Come hungry, leave full. Called the best in Carroll County by many of our customers, a full all-you-can-eat breakfast menu including pancakes, Hahn sausage, scrambled eggs, hashed brown potatoes, egg and ham casserole, sausage gravy and biscuits, creamed chipped beef, assorted fruit, assorted pastries, fresh brewed coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, milk, and juices all at an affordable price. Plenty of parking in the lot behind the church off Ralph St. The breakfast crew is always looking for more volunteers. If you would like to be involved with this monthly event that benefits the church financially, please contact the church office.

CATKNITS Join Catknits on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday every month knitting/crocheting blankets and toys for our cats up for adoption. All skill levels welcome! We meet from 1 PM to 3 PM in our community cat room at the Humane Society of Carroll County, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158. For info contact Theresa Micheau, 410-848-4810 x 819.

THE SOUTH CARROLL LIONESS LIONS CLUB meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Messiah Lutheran Church Celebration Hall, 5600 Old Washington Road, Sykesville, Maryland. Membership is open to both men and women. You will not find a better service organization than the South Carroll Lioness Lions Club; come and join us! For more information, contact us at 443-745-1281 or

PENGUIN RANSOM HOUSE BOOK FAIR March 3, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, MD. Free. Contact Helen Dagilis 410-386-8152. Food, fun and entertainment for all ages. New book sales - discounted 20%. National Penguin Random House authors.

Frederick County Notes

HOLIDAY BAZAAR Nov 3, 8am-2pm, Libertytown Fire Hall, 12027 South St. Libertytown, MD. Crafts, home-made goodies, sandwiches, soups, bake table and much more. For more information or table rentals call Mary 301-401-2824. Sponsored by Libertytown Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary.

WALKERSVILLE SOUTHERN RAILROAD DINNER TRAIN October 6, November Fine dining during a leisurely 2-hour train ride! Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 West Pennsylvania Ave, Walkersville, MD 21793. For More Information: 301-898-0899.

SCREAMLAND FARMS Friday & Saturdays, thru-Nov 3, Crumland Farms, 7612 Willow Rd., Frederick, MD. Three screamtastic haunted attractions: Barn of Bedlam, Corrupted Corn, and Hayride of Horrors. Campfire and other scary fun like Zombie Paintball and the Escape Room experience. Gates open at 7pm. Last ticket sold at 10pm. The event does not close until all tickets have been redeemed for the night. Not Recommended for Children Under 13. NOTE: Parental Discretion Advised - children are permitted, but only you know if it will give them nightmares afterwards. 301-845-8099.

"ANNIE" thru Nov 3, Fri & Sat 6pm, Sun 12:30pm, Way off Broadway Dinner Theatre, 5 Willowdale Dr., Frederick, MD. Friday evenings and Sunday matinees: $46 for buffet & show, Saturday evenings: $50 for buffet & show. 301-662-6600 for more information.

FALL FUN FESTIVAL thru- Nov 4, 10am-6pm, Gaver Tree Farm & Pumpkin Patch, 5501 Detrick Rd., Mt. Airy, MD. Call 301-865-3515 for more information.

US NAVY HARBOR WINDS CLARINET QUARTET November 7, 6:30pm, Central Community Library, 8601 Mathis Ave, Manassas, Va. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm, thru Nov 11, Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701. A bullied schoolboy, a mysterious new neighbor and their unlikely bond. A supernatural coming of age love story based on the novel of the same name that touches the heart.

TASTE OF FREDERICK FOOD TOURS thru November 18, 2018, 11am-2pm, Recurring weekly on Saturday, Sunday. Downtown Frederick, Frederick, MD. $65 per person.

MARKET STREET FOOD TOUR 11am-2pm, Saturdays and Sundays through November 18, Downtown Frederick, Frederick, MD. $65/person. Call 301-658-7520 for more information.

HOLIDAY BIG MONEY BINGO Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department, Nov 24. Doors open at 4pm, dinner served 4:30-5:30pm, games start at 6:30pm. Total prize money over $10,000. 20 games paying up to $5000, 3 jackpots paying $500, $1000, $1000. $60/person, incls 9 pack and dinner. Extra papers 9 pack $15, 6 pack $10, 3 pack $5. Jackpots $1 per strip. For information and/or tickets contact Carol Fuller at 240-285-3134 or email All proceeds to benefit the Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department.

MARYLAND CHRISTMAS SHOW Nov 16, 17, 18 & Nov 23, 24, 25, 797 E Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701. Call 301-845-0003 for more information.

TAKE A TURN AT THE WHEEL Always wanted to try throwing clay on a Potter's Wheel? Here is your chance! The Potters' Guild of Frederick holds an introductory evening at the potter's wheel on the 2nd Saturday of each month from thru Dec 8, 6-9pm at the Frederick Clay Studio, Frederick Clay Studio, 119 N. East St., Frederick, MD. No experience is necessary. The Guild instructors provide all the materials and tools needed for the evening. All you need to bring is yourself and an old towel. To register and pay for the event, go to and click on "Classes". Pieces made by the participants are finished by the Instructors and ready for pick-up about 3 weeks after the course. Presented By The Potter's Guild of Frederick. $100 registration fee. Call 301-360-0640 for more information.

SCHIFFERSTADT ARCHITECTURAL MUSEUM TOUR thru - December 9, 2018,1-4pm, recurring weekly on Saturday & Sunday, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD, $5.

STITCHES IN TIME thru December 15, 10am-12pm, recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday, Monocacy National Battlefield, 4632 Araby Church Rd., Frederick, MD. Free

General Notes

ROCK YOUR SOCKS TO HEALTH TO HOME 5K Nov 3, 9am, Lake Montebello, Baltimore, MD. The Rock Your Socks 5K is a family-friendly run that supports Health Care for the Homeless. It's a morning of wild socks, team spirit and doing good. You can register as an individual or create a team! Either way, we'll all come together at Lake Montebello for a sock-rockin' 5K and 1.5-mile family fun lap. Together, let's help children and families without homes secure better health and a safe place to call home.Commit to raise $250 and get your race registration for free! Regular Registration (through noon November 2): $40. Same Day Registration: $45. For questions or registration changes, please contact or 443-703-1345. If you have any questions about the policy please email us at prior to registering.

US NAVY BRASS QUARTET November 5, 6:45pm. The Fountains at Washington House, 5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, Va. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

DEER PARK UMC 14TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Nov 10, 9am-3pm, Deer Park United Methodist Church, 6107 Deer Park Road (between Berryman's Land & Ivy Mill Rd), Reisterstown, Md (Baltimore, County). Holiday items & decorations, White Elephant treasures, various vendors. Lunch and refreshments. Baked goods. Handicapped accessible.

US NAVY CHAMBER PLAYERS November 10, 2:00pm, The Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria, Va. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY CONCERT BAND November 17, 7pm, Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Rd, Arlington, Va. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY SEA CHANTERS November 19, 1pm, National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave., Washington, D.C. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY COUNTRY CURRENT BLUEGRASS ENSEMBLE December 1, 2pm, Glen Burnie Regional Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, Md. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY SAXOPHONE QUARTET December 10, 7:30pm, Mercy Ridge Retirement Community, 2525 Pot Spring Rd., Lutherville, Md. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.

US NAVY BAND HOLIDAY CONCERT This year, performances will take place on: Saturday, Dec. 15 at 3 and 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at DAR/Constitution Hall, 1776 D St NW, Washington, D.C. Call 202-433-2525 or visit for more info.