Top 10 Events in Westminster-Carroll: Jan 16 - 22

By Ashley Fisher January 11, 2023

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

Jan 16th - 22nd

  1. School’s Out, Art’s In! Frederick Douglass - In this multimedia and musical presentation, music and spoken word artist Baba Bomani brings audiences through the life and career of Frederick Douglass. From his humble beginnings on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, to the cities of Baltimore, New York, and London, and then back to Washington DC as he fights for the abolition of slavery through writing autobiographies, newspapers, and speeches. Young audiences will learn the importance of literacy through this educational and entertaining program.
  1.  Tuesday Morning Motor Groups for Ages 2-4 - An experienced pediatric physical therapist will lead children through engaging activities focusing on fine motor, gross motor, language, social/behavior self-regulation skills, and sensory processing. 
  1.  Cake Decorating for Teens at Exploration Commons - Learn the basics of cake decorating! From frosting a cake to piping trim or perfecting your letters in frosting, the instructors will help you practice your skills and finish with a real cake to decorate and take home.
  1. Rudolph Girls Cookbook Club - Their first Cookbook Club meeting will feature Tieghan Gerard's Half-Baked Harvest! Buy the cookbook from RG for their 10% book club discount, then join them at the bookstore for a potluck using recipes from the book.
  1.  Itty Bitty Scientists: It’s Cold Outside! At Taneytown Library - Join the science fun as you learn about temperature and explore what makes things cold!
  1.  Farm Show and Toy Auction - Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair Board will be hosting their annual 34th Farm Toy Show on Jan. 21,2023 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. at the Carroll County Ag Center. Toy Auction will begin at 5:30 P.M.  Food will be available for purchase. Admission $3.00. Ages 7 and under are FREE. All proceeds go to the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. 
  1. Princess Tea Party at the Markets in Hanover - It is time to get all dressed up like the princess that you are and join the other princesses for the first of 4 - tea parties of the year in Hanover, Pa.
  1.  Family Baking Class: Soft Pretzels at the Exploration Commons Kitchen - Join for a hands-on family baking class! You will learn how to make delicious soft pretzels and a dipping sauce to go with them. One registration per family, up to four attendees. For families with children ages 6 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. 
  1.  Not Your Average Bingo at Union Bridge Fire Company - Includes 20 reg games & 5 special games with 9 cards each.
  1. Ice Ice Baby at Piney Run Nature Center - Be a wintertime scientist as you explore the properties of ice. Then join in for a frozen dinosaur egg hunt!