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Top 10 Events in Westminster-Carroll: Dec 20 - 26

By Ashley Fisher December 15, 2021

You can check out our full event calendar HERE, but the list below are our Top 10 picks for events and activity ideas happening in and around Carroll County this week. Don't miss out on all the fun, and please be sure to let them know you saw it in Macaroni Kid Westminster-Carroll!

Events are subject to change or cancellation. Please confirm events prior to attending.

Top 10 of the Week

Dec 20th - 26th

  1. Deck the Halls Take and Make Kit at North Carroll Branch Library - This holiday, pick up a kit and make a mitten and star felt ornament. They will provide inspiration and supplies, you provide glue and creativity! Available while supplies last.
  1. Winter Solstice at Piney Run Park - It is the shortest day of the year which means it is the longest night. To celebrate, come to the nature center while you make lanterns to prepare for the long evening. You will take a walk outside to enjoy a bit of the daylight. A parent/guardian is required to stay.
  1. Pajama Party Storytime at North Carroll Branch Library - Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and listen to stories before bed. This storytime introduces stories through books, songs, and activities appropriate for young children.
  1. Marshall Stone at Flood Zone Brewery - Marshall Stone is back to ring in the holidays with some terrific music!
  1. Westminster Fire Department Friday Night BINGO Night - Head to the fire department for weekly Bingo! Food will be provided by Kimberly Kafe and Catering of Westminster. The Doors open at 5:30 and games start at 7pm!
  1. Storytime at Rudolph Girls Books - Head to Rudolph Girls Books in Downtown Westminster for a storytime! 
  1. Take a Family Hike at Charlotte’s Quest Nature Center - Charlotte's Quest is an Environmental Education initiative of Manchester Parks Foundation. This small, volunteer-lead organization creates environmental education opportunities in our local community for park visitors, volunteers, and members alike. 
  1. Dancing Made Easy: Friday Night Dance - Enjoy great music, socializing and lots of fun dancing. Dances are held every Friday night from 8 to 10 p.m. Admission: $15 per person. Please bring your own beverages and snacks.
  1. Yoga Nidra at the Eldersburg Branch Library - Yoga Nidra is the state of dynamic sleep. It is a powerful technique where you relax consciously, inducing complete physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. We will go through a five-stage process that begins with a body scan to engage one’s physicality. It incorporates meditation on the breath, the balancing of emotional states, visualization, and self-healing. For your comfort, besides your mat, you may want to bring a blanket, pillow, and eye mask. For those not comfortable on the floor, this can be done in a chair as well.
  1. Box Lunch Talk: Here Comes to Lutherans! A Study of Early Places of Faith in Carroll County - Faith has always been an important part of life in Carroll County, and so it’s not a surprise that when the early settlers of what we now know as Carroll County began to form towns in the 1700s; one of the first priorities was to facilitate the practice of religion.  This talk will present some of the earliest congregations in Carroll County and how the movement filtered and flourished over the centuries.  For example, in Westminster, that growth involved the construction of a “Union Meeting House,” to be used by the various religions observed by our community’s pioneers – especially the Lutheran and Methodist denominations.  Kevin Dayhoff will present an historical overview of the places and practices that supported early faith expressions in Carroll County.