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Celebrating America is a history initiative created by the Board of County Commissioners to promote a greater understanding of American history and historically significant people, events, and places, particularly those within Carroll County.

For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

Friday-Sunday, May 5-7

Union Mills Homestead Season Opening

48th Annual Flower & Plant Market
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158
410-848-2288
May 5th 11-4 (Fri), May 6th 9-4 (Sat), May 7th 10-4 (Sun)
http://www.unionmills.org/

Living History Reenactment: The Seven Days Campaign

May 6th 10–5 (Sat), May 7th, 10 –2 (Sun) at the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S Center St, Westminster, MD 21157 (800) 654-4645 http://carrollcountyfarmmuseum.org/

Celebrating America Weekend
May 19—22, 2017

Tuesday, May 23

“Country Current” Navy Band

The United States Navy Band Country Current is the Navy’s premier country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and “eye-popping” musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. This seven member ensemble employs musicians from diverse backgrounds with extensive high-profile recording and touring experience in the music scenes of Nashville, Tenn., New York, New Orleans and more. In the tradition of country music, each member is a skilled performer on multiple instruments. The band utilizes banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, electric bass, upright bass, dobro, pedal steel guitar and drum set.

7:00 pm at Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main Street, Westminster, MD, 2115

Event Website

Friday, May 26 (OPENING DAY)

“The Way We Worked”, Smithsonian Traveling Exhibits

Carroll County Farm Museum, Union Mills Homestead & Taneytown Museum & Heritage (runs through July 14th) For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

Saturday, May 27

Veteran’s Remembrance Ceremony

2:00 pm at Gerstell Academy. For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

Memorial Service & Good Old Days Celebration

3:30 PM at Monocacy Valley Legion (Harney). For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

Sunday, May 28

Memorial Service

6:00 PM, 200 Church Street, New Windsor. For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

Monday, May 29
MEMORIAL DAY

150th Annual Memorial Day Parade

10:00 AM, Main Street, Westminster. Event will be broadcast LIVE on Cable Channel 19 and online at www.carrollmediacenter.org

Memorial Day Remembrances

American Legion Post 120, Taneytown, Call 410-756-2219 for details. American Legion Post 200, Hampstead –Main Street War Memorial 9:00 –9:30 am. For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

Flags for Heroes –Flags Flying High

Westminster Cemetery & the Farm Museum. Sponsored by Westminster Rotary Club. For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info