Top 10 Events in Westminster-Carroll: Aug 15 - 21

By Ashley Fisher August 10, 2022

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

August 15th - 21st

  1. Maryland Tax-Free Shopping Week at the TownMall of Westminster - Head to the mall for some tax-free back to school shopping!
  1. Kids and Teens Baking Class: Cherry Almond Scones - In this hands-on class, you'll learn how to make Cherry Almond Scones. 
  1. Kids Intro to Basic Sewing Skills - Learn the necessary basics to feel comfortable using a sewing machine. This is a beginner-level class; you will leave feeling confident about the next steps to take towards sewing your own projects.
  1. All You Can Play Video Games at Players Fun Zone - Try Player’s newest video games with a Free Play Video Game Pass. Play your favorites for hours – Nerf Arcade, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jurassic Park, Step Maniax, Halo and many more.
  1. Berry Tales: The Three Little Pigs at Taneytown Library - Only the healthiest of the Three Little Pigs has enough energy to build a sturdy home. Listen to the story of The Three Little Pigs and join the fun with our large, cardboard puppets! Explore the importance of movement and learn some easy games for staying active and fit.
  1. Local Author Night at Rudolph Girls Books - Join for an evening with six local authors! This is a chance to mingle with authors and follow readers alike as we hear excerpts from across many genres including health, poetry, fiction, and personal memoir. 
  1. End of Summer Cookout at Together We Own It - On August 19th, TWOIT is hosting their Annual End of Summer Cookout from 4-6pm. Families are welcome to join for dinner and games and a chance to do some (free) back to school shopping. Walk away with the school supplies and clothing you need to start the year off right!
  1. Past Times for Children: Rural Free Delivery - Carroll County is very lucky to be able to claim that we were the first rural free delivery of mail in the United States. Children will meet Owney, the mail dog, and through him, learn about rural free mail. They will create their own mail bag to take home to continue their 1800s adventure.
  1. Renegade Monster Truck Tour - Bringing more Renegade Monster Truck Tour action to the Carroll County Fairgrounds than before.  An event that includes – NEW Monster Trucks, Freestyle Motocross, Monster Truck Rides (ADD-ON), and MORE!
  1. Movie in the Park: The Wizard of Oz - Join together at Memorial Park on Saturday, August 20th for a free Family Movie Night featuring the movie "The Wizard of Oz," a classic that will bring back memories of childhood and joy and wonder to a new generation.