April 6

Corbit’s Charge Dance

An evening of Civil War Era dancing, dance instruction, light refreshments and fun! This is an event for everyone, whether you would like to watch and learn or are an experienced dancer. Period or other formal attire is encouraged.
7pm-10pm. Westminster City Armory, 11 Longwell Avenue, Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

April 10

Main Street Mile

The Main Street Mile has been a running event down Main Street in Westminster, Maryland since 1981! It is a great family event held each year in April.
7pm. Historic Downtown Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

April 12

12th Annual Peep Show

Hundreds of wacky marshmallow masterpieces created by local artists, families, business, and community groups will be on display. Admission is FREE! Don’t forget that while at the PEEPShow you can purchase vote chips to vote for your favorite Peeps creation or vote online during the event. All proceeds from refreshment and vote sales benefit the Carroll County Arts Council.
Fri & Sat. 10am-9pm; Sun. – Thurs. 10am-7pm. Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org.

April 13

11th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

A playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediation’s to men’s sexualized violence against women.
10am-1pm. Dutterer Family Park, Westminster. www.raceroster.com/events/2019/20667/walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes.

Easter Egg Hunt

Ages 1 – 4 at 10:30am; ages 5 – 8 at 11:30am. Hosted by the City of Westminster. Bring your own basket to collect all the eggs. Each age group will have one golden ticket egg hidden among the eggs.
Free event. Westminster City Park, 11 Longwell Avenue, Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

April 14

Westminster 5th Annual Wine Stroll

Stroll through Downtown Westminster while enjoying local wines, live music, artisans, and delicious food prepared by several local establishments.
2-7pm. Historic Downtown Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

April 18

Twilight Egg Hunt

Join us for the Annual Twilight Egg Hunt. We will have music and prizes. This egg hunt is for children ages 9 – 12.
8pm. Westminster City Park, 11 Longwell Avenue, Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

April 20

Dream Big Union Bridge Easter Egg Hunt

There are filled eggs and one egg in each category will have a bonus prize. The categories are ages 2-3, 4-6 & 7-10.
10:30am. Union Bridge Community Center Grounds, 4770 Ladiesburg Road, Union Bridge. www.facebook.com/pages/Union-Bridge-Community-Center/113638691989547.

April 26

Legacy Gala 2019

Join the Historical Society of Carroll County to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of its founding in 1939. An evening of dining, dancing, and socializing will be held at Antrim 1844 in Taneytown. In conjunction with this year’s theme, 1939 Ruby Jubilee, HSCC will transform Antrim landscape into a cool and sultry atmosphere of New York’s much-touted night life of the 1930s and 1940s.
6pm-11pm. Antrim 1844, 30 Trevanion Road, Taneytown. www.hsccmd.org.

May 3-5

50th Flower Plant & Market

The Union Mills Homestead comes alive with an array of quality, locally grown hanging plants, annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, and heirloom vegetables.
Fri. 11am-4pm; Sat. 9am-4pm; Sun. 10am-4pm. Union Mills Homestead & Grist Mill, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster.

May 4

Mid-Atlantic Disaster Response Auction

Three auctions: 9am outside (tools, lawn and garden, household); 9:30am special items (antiques, collectibles, art, jewelry, theme baskets); and 12pm quilts and comforters. Plants, baked goods and food (breakfast 7am-9:30am and lunch 10:30am-1pm), handcrafts and gifts, books and white elephant table.
7am-3pm. Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agricultural Center Drive, Westminster. www.madcob.com/disaster-response-auction.

May 5

Sykesville Art & Wine Festival

Features local artists and artisans alongside regional wineries and wine-makers, plus great food and live entertainment.
12-5pm. Historic Downtown Main Street Sykesville. www.sykesvillemainstreet.com.

May 11

Flower & Jazz Festival & 5K Run

The Flower and Jazz Festival is an annual event held in Downtown Westminster the Saturday before Mother’s Day. Main Street will be filled with Craft/Commercial Vendors, delectable food vendors and nursery/flower vendors. Join us at the former Wakefield Valley Golf Course for the 5K COLOR RUN. This event benefits Carroll County Youth Service Bureau and Boys and Girls Club of Westminster.
10am-4pm. Historic Downtown westminster, Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

May 24–June 1

Gamber Fire Company Carnival

Rides, food, games, and entertainment. Fireworks on Memorial Day, May 27. Closed May 29.
6-11pm. Gamber & Community Fire Co. Carnival Grounds, 3838 Niner Rd, Finksburg. www.gambervfd.org.

May 25

Hampstead Day

Join us for great entertainment! Good food for the entire family! Over 90 craft vendors! Huge car and tractor show! Puppet show and activities for the kids!
8am-4pm. Arcadia Volunteer Company Carnival Grounds, 5415 Arcadia Avenue, Upperco.

May 27

Westminster Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Parade starts on Pennsylvania Avenue and ends on Church Street at the Westminster Cemetery. Memorial Day Service will begin at 11am in the cemetery.
10am. Historic Downtown Westminster. www.westminstermd.gov.

May 27 – June 1

Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival

Daily Lunch Specials 11:30am-1pm. Dinner Specials 4:30-7pm. Check website for parade information, nightly entertainment details, and other events!
6pm. Union Bridge Fire Company Carnival Grounds. 8 W. Locust Street, Union Bridge. www.ubfc8.org