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 2013 Downtown Events

January

5 Common Ground on the Hill Concert Series: Margo Leverett - Carroll Arts Center - 8pm - $
9 Veterans Resource Day - Carroll Community College
15-31 Art Exhibition: "Beautiful" – Carroll Arts Center Tevis Gallery
8 Box Lunch Talk: Historic Barns of Carroll County – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
18 FLICC Presents “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” – Carroll Arts Center – 7:30pm - $
19 Past Times for Children: Small Towns in Carroll County - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
19 Carroll County Birthday Celebration - Pastime: Life and Love on the Home Front During the Civil War, 1861-1865 - Church of the Ascension - 2pm
21 MLK Day Celebration at the Movies: The Help - Carroll Arts Center - 1pm - $
 
February
1-28 Art Exhibition: "Beautiful" – Carroll Arts Center Tevis Gallery
1 Foreign Film Festival: “A Separation” – Carroll Arts Center – 7:30pm - $
2 Common Ground on the Hill Concert Series: Shelley Ensor & Friends - Carroll Arts Center - 8pm - $
3 Westminster Coin & Currency Show - Westminster VFD - 9am to 4:30pm
8 Foreign Film Festival: “The Women on the 6th Floor” – Carroll Arts Center – 7:30pm - $
12 HSCC Box Lunch Talk: The United States Colored Troops of Carroll County – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
15 Foreign Film Festival: “Incendies” – Carroll Arts Center – 7:30pm - $
16 Past Times for Children: Everyday/Weekly Habits of Keeping Yourself Clean in the 1800s - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
17 The Carroll County Ramblers - Carroll Arts Center - 3pm - $
18 Mark Lohr and the Lohr Family Clowns - Carroll Arts Center - 11am - $
22 Foreign Film Festival: “Intouchables” – Carroll Arts Center – 7:30pm - $
 
March
1-15 Art Exhibition: "Beautiful" – Carroll Arts Center Tevis Gallery
2 Common Ground on the Hill Concert Series: Tom Paxton – Carroll Arts Center - 8pm
8 & 9 Barleyjuice: Live in Concert - Carroll Arts Center - 8pm - $
12 HSCC Box Lunch Talk: Where is Great-Grandma Hiding? - American Legion Post #31 - Noon to 1pm - $
16 Past Times for Children: The Traveling Salesman: Their Importance to Farmers - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
16 Teelin Irish Dance Company - Carroll Arts Center - 3pm - $
23 Maryland and the Civil War: A Regional Perspective - Carroll Community College - $
28 Twilight Egg Hunt - King Park - 6:30pm
28-31 6th Annual Peep Show – Carroll Arts Center - 10am to 7pm every day
30 Easter Egg Hunts - Westminster City Hall Grounds - 10am to Noon
30 Corbit's Charge Civil War Ball - Longwell Avenue Old Armory - 8pm to 11pm - $
 
April
1-7 6th Annual Peep Show Carroll Arts Center - 10am to 7pm every day
6 Common Ground on the Hill Concert Series: The Kruger Brothers Carroll Arts Center- 8pm
9 HSCC Box Lunch Talk: The Strawbridge Home - American Legion Post #31 - Noon to 1pm - $
18-27 2nd Annual Downtown Westminster Restaurant Week
20 Past Times for Children: Mills - A Big Part of Carroll County - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
 
May
5 Historical SocieTea & Tidbits - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s
11 24th Annual Flower & Jazz Festival - Downtown Westminster - 10am to 4pm
14 HSCC Box Lunch Talk: Hidden Treasures: Lost, Then Found - American Legion Post #31 - Noon to 1pm - $
18 Past Times for Children: One Room Schoolhouses - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
18 & 25 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot - 2pm to 5pm
14 & 28 Downtown Westminster Tuesday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot –2pm to 5pm
27 Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony PA Avenue & Main Street - 10am
 
June
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot - 8am to Noon
1 Art in the Park - City Hall Grounds - 10am to 4pm
4, 11, 18, 25 Downtown Westminster Tuesday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot –2pm to 5pm
8 Newmont Military Band Concert - Belle Grove Park - 7:00pm
11

Box Lunch Talk: Rural Routes as Relics of History: The Mills of Carroll County – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $

15 Past Times for Children: Schoolyard Games - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
28 Corbit's Charge Commemoration and Dedication - Church of the Ascension, grave site of Lt. Murray, CSA - 7pm
28-30 Corbit's Charge Civil War Commemorative Weekend Event - Union Mills Homestead & Grist Mill - 10am to 8pm and 10am to 4pm on Sunday
 
July
7, 14, 21, 28 A Month of Sundays Concert Series Westminster City Park - 6:45pm
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Downtown Westminster Tuesday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot –2pm to 5pm
6, 13, 20, 27 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot - 8am to Noon
9 Box Lunch Talk: Digging for History– American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
20 Past Times for Children: Sports Children Played in the 1800s - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
 
August
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market Conaway Lot - 8am to Noon
6, 13, 20, 27 Downtown Westminster Tuesday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot –2pm to 5pm
13 Box Lunch Talk: Margaret Mehring: The Making of a Reformer - Personal Tragedy, the Civil War & Religion – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
17 Past Times for Children: Barn Dances/Helping a Neighbor Put Up Their Barn - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
 
September
3, 10, 17, 24 Downtown Westminster Tuesday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot –2pm to 5pm
7, 14, 21, 28 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market Conaway Lot - 8am to Noon
10 Box Lunch Talk: Sykesville on the Patapsco – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
21 Past Times for Children: Food & Canning - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
26 Westminster Fallfest Parade PA Avenue & Main Street - 7pm
26-29 Westminster Fallfest - Westminster City Park& on Saturday & Sunday - Longwell Lot
27 Midnight Madness - Downtown Westminster - 6pm to Midnight
 
October
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Downtown Westminster Tuesday Farmers Market – Conaway Lot –2pm to 5pm
5, 12, 19, 26 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market Conaway Lot - 8am to Noon
8 HSCC Box Lunch Talk: The Elderdice Family of Westminster – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
18 Carroll 2030 Presentation - Carroll Community College -7:30am
19 Past Times for Children: Types of Clothing Worn in the 1800s - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
29 Halloween Parade PA Avenue & Main Street - 7pm
 
November
2, 9, 16, 23 Downtown Westminster Saturday Farmers Market Conaway Lot - 8am to Noon
12 Box Lunch Talk: Early Radio in Carroll County – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
16 Past Times for Children: Living in Towns - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
7-9 40th Annual Mistletoe Mart Church of the Ascension - 10am to 8:30 or 5pm on Saturday - $
30 5th Annual Miracle on Main Holiday Event - 5pm to 9pm
 
December
1 Festival of Wreaths Carroll Arts Center - 10am to 7pm
7, 14, 21 Santa's House - Locust Lane - Noon to 4pm
10 Box Lunch Talk: Wines of Central Maryland - Past, Present & Future – American Legion Post #31 – Noon to 1pm - $
21 Past Times for Children: Doctors and Medicine - Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s -10am - $
 
2013 Major Events around Westminster but not Downtown:
June 7-9 Lax Max Lacrosse Tournament – Various Playing Fields around Westminster - All Day
June 30 Common Ground on the Hill Traditions Weeks – McDaniel College - 9am to 9:30pm
July 4 4th of July Celebration Concert & Fireworks -Carroll County Farm Museum- 10am to 6pm
July 1-12 Common Ground on the Hill Traditions Weeks McDaniel College - 9am to 9:30pm
Sept 21-22 Maryland Wine Festival - Carroll Co Farm Museum - 10am or Noon to 6pm
Sept 28 Maryland Microbrewery Festival Union Mills Homestead - 11am to 7pm
Oct 19-20 Great American Cake Show & Wedding Cake Competition Carroll County Ag Center - 10am to 5pm
   
For more information on Downtown events, check out the Main Street News.