JULY - Visit Community Happenings on Facebook for daily things to do, as well as "Summer of '17 Recommendations" in the Cumberland, MD region! Make sure to like and follow this page, too! https://www.facebook.com/events/320294585079174/?ti=cl
JUNE-AUGUST - Frostburg Pool ($5.50 adults, $4.50 age 17 and under, free under age 4: June 2-July 30 M-Th 12-7 pm, Fri-Sun 12-6 pm; July 30-Sept 5: 12-6 pm); Romney Community Pool ($3 per person: 12-6 pm); Dan's Mountain Pool (11 am-6 pm: $4 per person, 5 and under free); Piedmont Pool (12-6 pm: $1.50 children, $2.00 adults); Keyser Pool ($2.25 for students, $3.50 for adults and under 5 swim free. Dollar Days on Mondays and Family Nights every other Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:30 pm...cost of admission for this is $2.00 per person); Petersburg City Pool (FREE on July 4, and Wednesdays and Sundays are Dollar Days; 12-5 pm every day but Sunday, which is open 12:30-5:30 pm...admission is $1 for three and under, $3 for ages 4-64), and Constitution Park Pool open for the season
JULY 13-30 - "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," presented by Cumberland Theatre, 101 N Johnson Street, Cumberland, MD...Starring Daniel Atwood, Rhett Wolford, Johnna Leary, Tim Bambara, Jessica Adcock, Kimberli Rowley...Ensemble - Alex Barrett, Katie Benson, Aimee Conley, Brittany Eberly, Tyler Detrick, Savannah Humbertson, Austin James, Adam Leatherman, and Justice Sifford...get your tickets at
JULY 20-23 and 28-30 - Mark your calendars, everyone!! "Little Shop of Horrors", McCoy's Grand Theatre, Moorefield, WV, starring Brett Reel!
JULY 21-24, 28-30 and JULY 31-AUG 2 - "The Wedding Singer Musical," presented by Apple Alley Players at Larenim Park Amphitheatre, Thespian Drive, Burlington, WV...8 pm...$15 adults, $10 students...directed by Mark Ashby
JULY 24-28 - FREE Day Camp, Westernport Church of the Brethren, 198 Oak View Drive, Westernport, MD...8:30 am-3:30 pm each day...for all children who have COMPLETED Kindergarten through entering 8th grade are invited to attend. Kindergarten through 5th grade children will follow a daily rotation. Those in 6-8th grade will be in a separate program geared toward their interests.
Games, crafts, skits, special programs and a Bible lesson. Afternoons will be filled with activities such as trips to the Piedmont Pool, inflatables, water games and other special events. FOOD: hot breakfast, morning snack, hot lunch and an afternoon snack. TRANSPORTATION: FREE van transportation will be provided from specific locations in McCoole, Westernport and Piedmont. Depending on the number of children and the area, home pick up MAY be possible. Call Diane May at (301) 707-9935, or the church office at (301) 359-9333, or email [email protected] for registration forms. If you get an answer machine, please leave a message with your name, address, and the number of children wishing to attend so the appropriate forms can be mailed out to you. Those who pre-register before July 1 will receive a free camp T Shirt...sponsored by Westernport Church of the Brethren and Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren champagne color cocktail party collections
JULY 28 - THE SIMPLE LIFE, a weekly column appearing every Friday on pg A4 in the Mineral Daily News Tribune, written by columnist Trish Morgan...this week's column titled "The Secret Letters Project"
JULY 29 - The Barefoot Extravaganza, Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD...6:30-7:30 pm prior to opening night of "Barefoot in the Park"...acoustic music/vocals by Jason McDonald, optional bare feet dress code, Big Foot contest, Pretty Feet contest, prizes, complimentary finger foods and souvenir Iced Foot Cookies with Toe Jam, "ten-toe-discount" for theatre admission, exclusive first-views of Barefoot art work by William C Pfaff, door prizes, Cranberry Pizzazz Punch...
JULY 29-30 and AUGUST 4-6 - "Barefoot in the Park", Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD...directed by Tom Valentine...Admission: $16 adults, $14 seniors/children...8 pm on Fri/Sat and 2 pm on Sunday...Cast: Lisa-Anna Maust, Kirk Yutzy, Linda Julien, Tom Vogtman Sr, Matt Armentrout...Video/Stills Promotions - Glass Canvas Productions. Photographer: Sam Bennett. Call (240) 362-7183 to make dinner/theatre reservations - single $45, couples $85 - includes dinner, dessert, beverage, gratuity at City Lights American Grill & Bar, theatre admission, complimentary cocktail or beverage at Passport Cafe in the lobby, VIP seating and optional photos with the cast following the show...
JULY 29 and AUGUST 1 - Union Grove One-Room Schoolhouse Open House, Mason Road, Cumberland, MD...10 am-noon...visitors may write on slate boards, handle antique textbooks, play old-fashioned games, crafts...FREE, but donations are welcome...for directions call Allegany County Historical Society (301) 777-8678
JULY 29 - 4th Annual CASA Wine and Craft Beer Festival, Ali Ghan Shrine Club festival grounds, 13100 Ali Ghan Road NE, Cumberland, MD...1-6 pm...wine and craft beer tasting, food and music...shuttle bus from downtown Cumberland to the festival and back...$20 pre-sale, $25 for adults at the gate - wine glass included with purchase...free for ages 12 and under...ages 13-20 and for non-drinkers - $10...proceeds benefit CASA and its mission that every child deserves a safe and permanent home...(301) 777-1262
JULY 29 - Hymn Sing at McCoole Freedom Church, McCoole, MD...6 pm...everyone welcome
Betty Ann Aronhalt
JULY 30 - Cramer Brothers with Tim Haines (acoustic) at Constitution Park...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7:30 pm
JULY 31 - Pool Party, sponsored by North Branch Lions Club and First Baptist Church, Piedmont Pool, Orchard Street, Piedmont, WV...6-8 pm...a canned good gets you into the pool party...basket raffle, 50/50, other raffles...free hot dogs, chips and beverages me
JULY 31 - Swim and Outdoor Movie ("Finding Dory") at Constitution Park...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7 pm
AUGUST 2 - Comedy Show "Sorry. Wrong Door," Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD...produced by Scott D Foard and Misfit Toys Industries...8 pm...$5 admission...
AUGUST 4 - Crazy Nites playing rock and roll, and the Volkwagens Show, Historic City Center...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...6:30 pm...
AUGUST 5 - Back to School Bash, First Assembly of God, 210 Maryland Avenue, Westernport, MD...10 am-1 pm...FREE!
Hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, sno-cones, cotton candy, backpacks filled with school supplies (while they last), new coats and shoes (while they last), inflatables and more!
AUGUST 5 - "Not Reely Dan" - Tribute to Steely Dan, Canal Place...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...8 pm... https://www.facebook.com/events/1447809621965315/?ti=cl
AUGUST 6 - Ricky Howsare - showtunes, Constitution Park... part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7:30 pm
AUGUST 10-20 -"Drinking Habits", Cumberland Theatre, 101 N Johnson Street, Cumberland, MD.
AUGUST 10-12 - Firemen's Bingo, Potomac Fire Company, Main Street, Westernport, MD...7 pm
AUGUST 11 - Midland Firemen's Parade and Street Time, 14823 Broadway Street SW, Midland, MD...6:15-9:00 pm...parade starts at 7 pm, followed by street time at fire hall...foods, sno-cones, cotton candy, bounce houses and slide, games, balloons, electronic bull ride... httpsw.facebook.com/events/1319423968156057/?ti=cl
AUGUST 11 - Surrender Dorothy playing rock and roll, Historic City Center...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...6:30 pm...
AUGUST 13 - Shades of Blue - Blues Brothers Tribute, Constitution Park...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7:30 pm
AUGUST 17 - The Gin Mill Presents Jason McDonald, located next to the historic Gunter Hotel, 11 W Main Street, Frostburg, MD...6-9 pm...strong vocals accompanied by guitar, Jason takes classic rock and blues and adds his own style. He performs works by Ella Fitzgerald, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash and more.
AUGUST 18 - Butterscotch Blonde playing rock and roll, Historic City Center... part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...6:30 pm
AUGUST 19 - Outdoor Movie (Back to the Future), Constitution Park... part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7 pm
AUGUST 20 - Shanty Irish playing Irish folk music, Constitution Park... part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7:30 pm
AUGUST 21 - "South Pacific" (1958), Palace Theatre, 31 E Main Street, Frostburg, MD...7:30 pm...concessions and bar
AUGUST 25 - SOS Summer Jam '17, sponsored by Sirens on Sunday (SOS), held at South End Park (across from McDonalds), Keyser, WV...6-9 pm...FREE...featuring the national anthem by Madyson Rayner, live music by SOS, bouncy house and obstacle course, complimentary hot dogs, pizza, burgers, beverages, popcorn, face painting by Ms. Battle of Hope 2017 Cheyenne Weisenmiller, and so much more! Jacob Everline, Dave Funkhouser II, Josh Marsh, Kacee Everline https://www.facebook.com/events/1486023484752655/?ti=cl
AUGUST 25 - Gina Powell & The Enablers (throwback), Historic City Center...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive...6:30 pm
AUGUST 27 - "Not Reely Dan" - Tribute to Steely Dan, Constitution Park...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7:30 pm
SEPTEMBER 3 - Potomac Concert Band, Constitution Park...part of the Cumberland Comes Alive program...7:30 pm
SEPTEMBER 17 - Hallelujah - Thousand Voices Strong...3-5 pm...1,000 voices in perfect harmony, accompanied by a small live orchestra...pianist Don Stephens, violinist Wesley Mason and more to be announced soon...location and details coming soon!! Songs that will be sung will include Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", "You Raise Me Up", "How Great Thou Art", "Amazing Grace", "The Old Rugged Cross" and many more well-known and loved inspirational songs
SEPTEMBER 7-17 - "Yankee Tavern", Cumberland Theatre, 101 N Johnson Street, Cumberland, MD
SEPTEMBER 22-28, SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 1 - "Diary of Anne Frank," presented by Front & Centre Stage Productions, held at Embassy Theatre, 48 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD...(no performance on Sept 29)...directed by Beau Hartman
SEPTEMBER 23 - 3rd Annual Crickrat Kickball Tournament to benefit local little league teams, Meadow Park, Barton, MD...starts at 9 am...full concession and music all day...$150 per team, maximum 15 players per team...max 14 teams on a first-come, first-reserved basis...
https://www.facebook.com/events/328684267527447/?ti Will Hanlin
SEPTEMBER 30 - Convoy for Hope, Moran's, Westernport Road (Route 135), Westernport, MD...starts at 1 pm...convoy pulls out at 2 pm, to support Holley Crowe and Brooklyn Lane...bands and other fundraising activities begin at 5 pm...craft vendors and silent auction...looking for semi tractor trailers $40, diesel $20, motorcycles $20
https://www.facebook.com/events/220658915108548/?ti=cl Kathy Beeman Hanlin
OCTOBER 6-7 - Springs Folk Festival, 1711 Springs Road, Springs, PA...9 am- 5 pm...working artisans, vendors, PA Dutch foods, hayrides, children's activities...
OCTOBER 11-15 - 50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival, Oakland, MD
OCTOBER 12-29 - "Carrie, The Musical," presented by Cumberland Theatre, 191 N Johnson Street, Cumberland, MD
OCTOBER 21 - Hollywood Night's - A Bob Seeger Experience, sponsored by Tri-State Concert Association, Allegany High School auditorium, 616 Sedgwick Street, Cumberland, MD...doors open at 6:30 pm, concert starts at 7:30 pm...reserved seating preferred front $31, lower balcony/main floor $27, at the door as long as available $35...(301) 759-0580
NOVEMBER 3-5 and NOVEMBER 10-12 - "Arsenic and Old Lace," Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD...directed by Tom Valentine
NOVEMBER 24-26 and DECEMBER 1-3 - "The Happy Elf," written by Harry Connick, Jr, presented by Front & Centre Stage Productions...
NOVEMBER 25 - A Handmade Christmas in Shepherdstown, Town Run Tap House and Community Pub, 202 E Washington Street, Shepherdstown, WV...10 am-4 pm...100% handmade by 19 artists
DECEMBER 1-3 - "A Christmas Carol," presented by Acting Out for ALS