Community Notes


TAKE A TURN AT THE WHEEL 2nd Sat of the month, thru Nov 13, 2021, 6-9pm, Frederick Clay Studio, 119 N. East St., Frederick, MD. $100 Registration Fee.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR Nov 13, 8am-2pm, 12027 South St. Libertytown, MD. Apple dumplings, crafs, homemade goodies, sandwiches, soups, bake table, raffles & much more. For more information for table rentals call Mary 301-401-2824. To order apple dumplings call Marge 301-898-7989. Sponsored by Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

BEAU SOIR ENSEMBLE Nov 14, 3-4:30pm, presented by Calvary UMC, 131 W. Second St, Frederick, MD. Free Admission.

FREDERICK SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS PJ O'Rourke, November 18, 7:30pm, The Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St, Frederick, MD. Admission between $35-$55. 301-600-2828.

CHRISTMAS MARKET 2021 Nov 19, 11-7pm, Calvary Lutheran Church, 16151 Old Frederick Road, Mt. Airy, MD, lunch 11am-2pm, dine-in or carry out. Crab cake dinner 4-7pm. Baked goods, jams & jellies, cheese balls, white elephants. Silent Auction with unique items online and in person, check our website There may be some outdoors vendors. 410-489-5280.

MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY HISTORY Nov 14, 21, 28, 2-3pm, presented by Ghost Tours of Historic Frederick, 515 South Market Street, Frederick, MD. $14 per person. 301-668-8922.

THE DOWNTOWN SATURDAY BAZAAR Saturdays Oct 31 thru Feb 19, 2022, 12-5pm, 331 Market St. Parking Lot, 331 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. Free.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARY VIRTUAL BABY STORYTIME Enjoy Baby Storytime live with one of MCPL's children's librarians via Zoom! Songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and simple stories for infants up through about 18 months. Baby Storytime is designed for adult caregivers to enjoy together with babies, and can help develop your child's growing language skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading and learning. Join our Baby Storytime HERE: or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 824 0139 3895

DANCE AND LAUGHTER FOR TOTAL WELLNESS - VIRTUAL November 15, 11-11:30am. Join Kumud Mathur over Zoom for a session of dancing and laughter. Let physical exercise and virtual connection help you feel better! Join our Event Here: : or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 928 3555 6144


GIFT CARD BINGO! Union Bridge Fire Hall, 8 West Locust Street, Union Bridge, MD. 20 games, $50 in gift cards per game. Jr & Sr jackposts. $150 & $200 in gift cards. Food will be available for purchase. $25 per person. Call Carol 443-244-2820 for tickets. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Union Bridge Fire Company.

MISTLETOE MART Nov 11-13. Thurs & Fri 10am-7pm and Sat 10am-4:30pm. Come see 48 Artisans who feature pottery, stained glass, baskets, holiday themes, textiles, wooden ware, jewelry, gifts, wreaths & soaps. Call 410-848-3251 for more information or visit

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. 13, 2021 at the Winfield Fire Hall, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road. Vendors are wanted to offer a variety of Christmas and seasonal crafts, decorations, gifts, home and personal accessories, and direct sales/home-based products. There is a $15 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, 2021. Interested vendors should contact Susan Brown, Crafts/Vendor Chairperson, at

GOSPEL CONCERT At Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church, 6750 Woodbine Road (intersection of Woodbine and Hoods Mill Rd). Ernie & Jason Couch Revival, a Nashville-based gospel duet, will be performing live on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. as we kickoff the opening of Morgan's Coffeehouse in our social hall. A freewill offering will be taken during the performance. Coffee, soda.

CHRISKINDLMARKT Nov 20, 11am-4pm. Come and join us for a German-style Christmas Mart. Food and drinks will be available to purchase, along with a variety of hand-crafted and unique gifts from vendors in the Grist Mill and Tannery. A portion of the historic Homestead will be decorated and open for you to visit. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season at Union Mills, celebrating our German heritage! Visit for more information.

CHRISTMAS IN SHIPLEY Drive-thru Christmas Bazaar, Nov 20, Zion UMC, 2716 Old Washington Rd, Westminster, MD. Baked goods, soups, jams, sandwiches, shrimp basket. Pre-orders only by Nov 13. To order or for more information call 410-848-9080.

BINGO Nov 20, Union Bridge Fire Company, 8 West Locust Street, Uion Bridge, MD. Doors open 4pm, early birds 6pm, bingo 6:30pm. Reservations required. $25 per person, incls 25 games w/9 card each. Food items will be available for purchase from 4pm through intermission. Please call or check Facebook for COVID regulations. Call or text Melvin Smith 443-789-3823 by Nov 18th to reserve seats.

TOY TRAIN SHOW Nov 21, 10am-3pm, sponsored by the Deer Park Lions Club, Agricultural Center, 706 Agriculture Center Dr, Westminster, MD. Find those things needed for the Christmas Garden or add to your collection! Large operating train layout sponsored by The Baltimore American Flyer Club. Admission $5. Children under 12: free. Richard Liebno 410-848-4929.

THE WESTMINSTER MUNICIPAL PRESENTS ITS 8th Annual Community Concert featuring "Sounds of the Season", Nov 29, 7pm, Carroll Community College, Scott Center, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD. No admission fee charged but donations are appreciated.

FIRST SATURDAY NIGHT presented by Stone Chapel UMC, December 4th, featuring Salem Bottom Boys. Doors open at 5:30pm, show starst at 7pm. Refreshments available. Free will offering will be collected. Masks optional. Stone Chapel UMC, 1448 Stone Chapel Rd, New Windsor, MD.

CRAFT FAIR The South Carroll High School Drama Boosters Club will be holding a multi-vendor craft fair on Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the Mount Airy Middle School cafeteria from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

SLIPPERY CHICKEN POT PIE QUARTS SALE Dec 5, pick up 12-3pm at the Union Bridge Fire Co, 8 Locust Street, Union Bridge, MD. Quarts will be sold by preorders $7. To order call 443-340-9462. Deadline for orders in Nov 23.

REBABULUZ VINTIQUES - VINTAGE GOOD & UNIQUE FINDS! 1901 Old Washington Rd, Westminster, MD, Nov 12-14, 26-28 & Dec 10-12.

CHURCH TO HOLD FOOD PANTRY Ebenezer United 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. the third Saturday of each month at the new food pantry building, behind the church, 4901 Woodbine Road, near Winfield. Non-perishable foods, assorted frozen foods, plus a non-food household item are available. Due to COVID restrictions, the food pantry currently is strictly drive-through. Church staff will put pre-loaded bags of food in your car. The food pantry will be held Nov. 20 and Dec. 18, 2021. 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


HISTORIC MARKER UNVELING FOR LAURA LAURENSON BYRNE Ellicott City Suffragist, Sun, Nov 14, 1-2pm. Join the Howard County Historical Society, The Maryland Women's Heritage Center, and the Pomeroy Foundation for an unveiling of a Historic Marker from the Pomeroy Foundation Honoring the Life and Work of noted Ellicott City Suffragist, Laura Laurenson Byrne. Following brief remarks from the Historical Society, the Maryland Women's Heritage Center, the Pomeroy Foundation and Local Officials, the newly installed sign will be unveiled. Refreshments will be served. RSVPs are required. Please email to RSVP. Due to COVID, we are asking that anyone who wishes to attend the event, be mindful of social distancing and mask requirements.

ST NICK CELEBRATION St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2892 Rt. 97, Glenwood, MD. Join us on Saturday, December 4th from 9 to 11 a.m. for our annual community event, A Family-Focused Celebration: Breakfast, Crafts, Visit with St Nick, Child Friendly Fun, Wreaths, Amaryllis Bulbs and Rosemary Christmas Trees for Sale. For general information, Covid policy and event updates see:, email contact:, church phone: 410-489-4035

HANDLE'S MESSIAH Dec 5, 7:30pm, Jim Rouse Theatre (JRT), Columbia, MD. Joining the Columbia Pro Cantare chorus and Festival Orchestra for this performance of Handel's Messiah will be popular guest soloists Amy van Roekel, soprano; MaryAnn McCormick, mezzo; Charles Reid, tenor; and Lester Lynch, baritone. For more information, visit, or call 410-696-2888.

FREE "COMING HOME" HOLIDAY CONCERT will be celebrated 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at St. Louis Church, Clarksville. St. Louis and St. Francis Pastorate adult and children's choirs will join forces with the Orchestra of St. Louis and guest artists to perform sacred and pops holiday favorites. Admission is free for the Series' most popular family concert, with best seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable, shelf-stable donations for the Howard County Community College Food Bank. For more information or to make a free will contribution to the Series, visit Note: Dec. 12 participants and audience will follow guidance and mandates set forth by the Howard County Government, the Archdiocese of Baltimore and St. Louis Parish for vaccinated and un-vaccinated.

HOLIDAY CONCERT December 19, 2021, 4:00 PM, Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia, MD, A Christmas Nol, CPC Chamber Singers. The annual holiday concert of the Columbia Pro Cantare Chamber Singers, featuring Christmas music from five centuries and around the world, sung a capella and accompanied. For more information, visit, or call 410-696-2888.

CHRISTMAS SALE The Knights of Columbus St. Michaels of Poplar Springs Council 10525 will offer Christmas Items for sale Nov 6 thru Dec 19 at each weekend mass in the Fellowship Hall at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Mount Airy MD.

MALL WALKING AT THE MALL IN COLUMBIA recurring daily, 6am-11am, The Mall in Columbia 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 1600 - Management Office, Columbia, MD.

"COMING THROUGH STRONG!" ART SHOW recurring daily through Dec 31, HorseSpirit Arts Gallery, 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD. Presented By: HorseSpirit Arts Gallery.

AWANA PROGRAM recurring weekly on Sundays, 6-7:30pm, church Building, 9605 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042-6324

DURUFLE REQUIEM recurring daily thru March 6, 2022, Columbia Pro Cantare, 8510 High Ridge Road, Studio 17, Ellicott City, MD. Call 410-696-2888 for more information. Free.


VIRTUAL VETERAN'S DAY CONCERT Virtual Veterans Day concert will be live streamed via the official Marbury High school Facebook page. This concert will feature the Marbury High school Choir and Symphonic band as we pay tribute to all of our military personnel past and present! To access concert visit .