Farmer’s Markets Underway

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

This tradition features vendors, offering fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, eggs, flowers and plants, herbs, pet food and treats, honey, baked goods, breads, coffee, natural personal products and more.

Mondays… 2pm to 5:30pm. Allegany College of Maryland hosts a Farmer’s Market on campus.

Thursdays … 9:30am – 1pm. Cumberland Farmer’s Market Downtown.

Friday … 9:30am – 1pm. Frostburg – City Place.

Saturdays… 9:30 am to 1pm. Canal Place, Cumberland.

More info available on Facebook at “Allegany Farmers Markets”

Bus Trip to Sight and Sound Theatre

Deposit Due by September 15th; Trip is November 5, 2022

Morning Star Temple #1, Pythian Sisters is sponsoring a bus trip to the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Pennsylvania for the stage production of “David” on Saturday, November 5, 2022. The cost of the trip is $160.00 per person, which includes bus fare, show ticket, lunch at Hershey Farms and a donation to “Acting Out for ALS.” A deposit of $80 is due with the reservation and the remainder is due on September 15th. For more information, or to reserve a seat, contact Catherine Ann at (301)-707-2538 or (301)-463-2523.

Kelly Frye Memorial Ride

Saturday, August 20, 2022, beginning at 9 a.m.

The first Kelly Frye Memorial Ride will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022, starting at the Shaft Fire Department. The group will ride to the Honi Honi at Deep Creek Lake. Registration is from 9 to 10:50 a.m. Kickstands up at 11 a.m.For more information, call (304)-813-7986.

Grantsville VFD Chicken and Rib BBQ

Saturday, September 3, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m.

The Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department will hold a chicken and rib BBQ on Saturday, September 3, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m. Half of a BBQ chicken or ribs with a roll for $8.00. Baked beans and cole slaw are available for $1 each. The dinner will be from 10 a.m. until sold out. The Fire Department is located at 178 Springs Road in Grantsville. Meal is carry out only. For more information, call (301)-616-2954.

Barton Fire Company Gun/Cash Bash

Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The 2022 Barton Fire Company Gun/Cash Bash will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m., at the Barton Fireman’s Armory on South Eutaw Street. There’s a $30 donation for a ticket; guest tickets are $10 each. All proceeds benefit the Barton Hose Company #1. No cash exchange for firearms. There is NO ATM on site. There’s a new menu, with pulled pork, Italian sausage, beer and soda. There will be several other food items available. Each ticket has two numbers to win. There’ll be $50 door prizes and Side Gun Tables for additional prizes.

Cumberland Valley Parks and Rec Dept. Labor Day Festival

Monday, September 5, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Cumberland Valley Parks and Recreation Department is having its Labor Day festival on Monday, September 5, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. There’ll be a Bounce House for the kids, food vendors, craft vendors, a chainsaw carver, a Cruise-In and pony rides. There will also be live music and fireworks. It’ll be held rain or shine. The event benefits the Cumberland Valley Parks and Rec Department. For more information, call (814)-585-6138.

Steel City Comedy Tour Comes to the Eastern Garrett VFD

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Steel City Comedy Tour is coming to the Eastern Garrett Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, September 17th. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. It’s a great night of food, fun, and lots of laughs! You must be 18 to attend. For more information, call (301)-697-0593.

Toy Thunder Motorcycle Ride

Saturday, August 20, 2022, starting at 10:30 a.m.

The 19th annual Toy Thunder Motorcycle Charity Ride will take place on Saturday, August 20th, beginning with registration from10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Kickstands up at noon! The ride leaves from Lashbaugh’s West Bar and Grill on West Main Street in Frostburg. The route will be announced. The cost to be a part of the ride is $10 per driver, and $10 per passenger. There will be raffles and tee-shirts, which will be $5.00. Proceeds will be used to buy toys for kids this Christmas. the organizer of the event is John W. Parsons, a Marine Corps veteran; toys for Tots of Allegany County is the co-organizer. For more information, call (240)-727-8111, (304)-698-6866, or (301)-697-4629. Thank you for your support! Semper Fi!

Back to School Model Railroad Exhibit

Saturday and Sunday, August 27th and 28th

The Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society is having a “Back To School Model Railroad Exhibit” at the Mountaineer Mall near Center Court on Saturday and Sunday, August 27th and 28th. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 to 4 on Sunday. Free Admission! Used Lionel and HO trains will be for sale, and there’ll be lots of model railroading! For more information, go to “www.MVRRHS.org,” or on Facebook. Or, you can call Richard Henderson at (304)-276-1046.

MS Empowerment Meeting

Tuesday, September 13, 2022, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

There is an M.S. Empowerment meeting for those living with multiple sclerosis, their family, friends and caregivers on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The monthly meeting will be at the South Cumberland Library. The meeting will cover the topic of muscle spasticity issues, and introduce proper stretching techniques. For more information, call (240)-609-5744.

Asher Glade Church Benefit Dinner and Gospel Sing

Saturday, August 27, 2022, beginning at 3 p.m.

There will be a benefit dinner and Gospel Sing on Saturday, August 27, 2022, beginning at 3 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the ministry of “Samaritan’s Purse-Operation Christmas Child” shoeboxes. The Asher Glade Church is located on Route 42, 7 miles north of Friendsville, Maryland. The dinner will include creamed chicken and biscuits, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, dessert and drinks. Dine in or take out dinners are available. Featured Gospel groups are Steve Smith, Second Wind, The Moons, and the Marker Sisters. For more information, call (301)-616-5641.

Midland Fire Company Chicken and Fish Dinner

August 19, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Midland Fire Company will hold a chicken and fish dinner on Friday, August 19th from 4 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (301)-876-1943.

Mark Blacker Memorial Car Show

Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Bedford Road Fire Department, in conjunction with the Blacker Family is presenting the first Mark Blacker Car Show on Saturday, September 10th from 2 :30 to7:30 p.m. There’ll be Dash Plaques for the first 100 cars registered on-site. Awards will be given for Best in Show, Oldest, Furthest Traveled, and the Blacker Family Choice. There is a $5 registration fee; registration starts at 2 p.m. Bedford Road Fire Department Chicken and drinks will be available for purchase.