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Westminster, Maryland

 

 

           

framed_flowers.jpgMay 2015         

             

http://ih.constantcontact.com/fs127/1112584145073/img/31.pngApril Showers are bringing May Flowers...Flower & Jazz, that is! Join us on Saturday May 9 for live music on three stages, over 125 vendors and an amazing array of flowers and live plants.  It's the day before Mother's Day -- and the perfect place to find that special gift for Mom!  And get ready for the most fresh produce in town, with the opening of our Producer-only Downtown Westminster Farmers' Market, open every Saturday from 8am to noon beginning on May 16. 

 

And...don't forget to VOTE!  Tuesday, May 12 from 7am - 8pm.

 

It's time to Eat, Shop, Experience Downtown!  Don't forget to like us on Facebook!

 

Check out our new website, visit www.westminstermd.gov, and  don't forget to "like" us on Facebook (Downtown Westminster), here

 

  

 

"Flower and Jazz Festival"

Saturday, May 9th

Downtown Westminster

10am - 4pm

 

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Join us in downtown Westminster on Saturday, May 9th, 10am - 4pm for the 15th Annual Flower & Jazz Festival!  

  • Delicious Food
  • Great Entertainment
  • Local Nurseries with Beautiful Displays
  • Nearly 125 Vendors
  • Rafael's 5k and Fun Run/Walk Downtown Race Start/Finish in Front of Rafael's, 32 W. Main St. Click here to register.

Moms... don't forget to visit the information table for your free gift.

Admission and parking are FREE! NO PETS PLEASE. 

Call 410-751-5501 for more information, or click here.

 

  

 

Second Saturdays

Kicks-off

at the Flower & Jazz Festival

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This first "Second Saturday" will feature a booth at Flower & Jazz, providing visitors with a vase for flowers.  They can then take the vase to participating retailers for flowers to fill the vase.

The patrons then return to the booth to receive promotions/offerings for future happenings at local  businesses.

 

For more information call 410-848-5294.

 

  

 

 

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 On View April 16 - June 5

Carroll Arts Center

91 W. Main St.

 

An Exhibit Celebrating the Carroll Arts Center's 12th Anniversary

 

It has been 12 years since the doors of the Carroll Arts Center opened to the community.  To commemorate this anniversary, artists 18 years and older were invited to participate in a celebratory exhibit featuring works of art measuring exactly 12"x 12" to be displayed in the Tevis and Community Galleries.

 

Despite the uniform sizes, the Arts Center expects that the display will be a clever and creative celebration of original art forms including painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, sculpture, photography and mixed media. All work will be for sale for $144.

  

  For more information call 410-848-7272 or click here.

 

  

 

"Young at Art" Exhibit

Carroll Arts Center

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in the Director's Hall Gallery

 

The exhibition features work in watercolor, oil, acrylic and mixed media from the painting students of North Carroll Senior & Community Center.  The students of Kathleen Stumpfel and Joanna Barnum range from lifelong artists to those finding time to try something new, and have been encouraged to explore their unique voices and interests as painters. All students are enrolled in drawing & painting courses at North Carroll Senior Center that are offered by Carroll County Community College's Lifelong Learning Program.

  

For more information call 410-848-7272, or click here.

 

  

 

Memorial Day Parade

and Memorial Service

  

Monday, May 25th

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The Memorial Day parade starts at 10:00 a.m.

on Pennsylvania Avenue and ends on Church Street at the Westminster Cemetery.

  

A memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the cemetery.

  

For more information contact Daniel Bohn at 410-259-8285.

 

  

 

LIVE THEATER

Carroll Arts Center 

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A cast of talented young Carroll County actors take the stage in a full production of the musical Cinderella Kids.

 

Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters and denied a chance to go to the royal ball. With a little help from her mice friends, and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella's dreams come true. She goes to the ball, meets the Prince, and falls in love!

 

Friday, May 29th at 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 30th at 3:00 pm

Sunday, May 31st at 3:00 pm


Cost: $7 Adults/ $5 CCAC Members, 18 & Under, and Seniors 60+

  

For more information call 410-848-7272, or click here.

 

  

 

Farmer's Market Opens

 

Downtown Westminster

Saturday, May 16th

8:00 am - 12 Noon 

  

This year's Downtown Westminster Farmer's Market will be open Saturday mornings from 8:00 am - 12 noon. The Market is the oldest "Producer Only," open air, seasonal farmers' market operating in Carroll County. Located on the Conaway Parking Lot off Railroad Avenue (MD27). Vendor offeringshttp://ih.constantcontact.com/fs127/1112584145073/img/36.jpg typically include:

  • Fresh Vegetables
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Cheese
  • Jams, Jellies & Spreads
  • Homemade Baked Goods
  • Herb & Vegetable Plants
  • Gourmet Roasted Coffee
  • Pasture & Organically-Raised Meats
  • Certified Organic Produce

The Farmer's Market will be held rain or shine. The Market site is handicap accessible, with ample free parking.

 

For more information call  410-848-5294 or click here.

In This Issue

Flower and Jazz Festival

Second Saturday's

Footworks

Young at Art

Memorial Day Parade

Cinderella Kids

Farmer's Market

 

Other May Events

   

Friday, May 1

7:00 pm

Carroll Arts Center

  

  Saturday, May 2

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

and

Sunday, May 3

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Carroll County Farm Museum

  

  Sunday, May 3

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Koontz-Yingling Learning Center

  

Wednesday, May 6

6:00 - 8:30 pm

 Mother/ Son Date Night

Martin's of Westminster

  

Thursday, May 7

8:00 pm

Decker Center, McDaniel College

  

Saturday, May 9

8:00 pm

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's

Carroll Arts Center

  

Thursday, May 14

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

DepARTures Bus Trip

Carroll Arts Center

  

  Friday, May 15

1:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Carroll Arts Center

  

Saturday, May 16 and

Sunday, May 17

Noon - 5:00 pm

Carroll County Farm Museum 

  

  Saturday, May 16

7:00 pm

The Disaster Artist:

Carroll Arts Center

  

Wednesday, May 20

7:30 pm

 "Now That's Entertainment!"

Carroll Arts Center

  

Saturday, May 23

2:00 pm

Gill Center, McDaniel College

  

Saturday, May 23 -

Monday, May 25

12 Noon

City Pool on Royer Road

  

  

 

 

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Box Lunch Talks sponsored by the Historical Society of Carroll County.

Tuesday, May 12th, at noon.

 

"What's in Your Wallet? Everyday Life During the Civil War"

  

Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll Street, Westminster.

Members $3, All Others $7.

  

Bring your bag lunch and refreshments will be provided.

  

For more information call

410-848-6499 or click here.

  

  

 

Upcoming Events

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Saturday, June 6

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

City Hall Park

  

  Sunday, June 7

Carroll Arts Center

  

Tuesday, June 9

12 Noon - 1:00 pm

Grace Lutheran Church

  

Wednesday, June 10

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Martin's of Westminster

  

Thursday, June 18 - August 7

Carroll Arts Center

   

Saturday, June 13

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Common Ground on the Hill Deer Creek Fiddlers' Convention

Carroll County Farm Museum

  

Tuesday, June 16

7:00 pm

Carroll Arts Center

  

Friday, June 19

1:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Carroll Arts Center  

  

Tuesday June 23

7:00 pm

Free Family Movie: "How to Train Your Dragon"

Carroll Arts Center

  

Friday, June 26

8:00 pm

Tribute to Ray Charles

Eric Byrd Trio: Brother Ray Band

Carroll Arts Center

  

Saturday, June 27 and

Sunday, June 28

Corbit's Charge Encampment

225 Center Street, Westminster

  

Tuesday, June 30 

7:00 pm

Carroll Arts Center

  

  

For more information call

410-848-5294  

 

Community Links

  

Carroll Arts Center

  

Carroll County Ag Center

  

Carroll County Library, Westminster Branch

  

Carroll County Farm Museum

  

Carroll County Tourism

  

City of Westminster

  

Historical Society of Carroll County

  

Union Mills Homestead

  

Westminster City Recreation and Parks

  

Westminster Road Runners Club   

 

 

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