Merry Christmas Concert, Rescue Mission Fundraiser, Holiday Bazaar and More in Carroll County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.

Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend.  Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.


A Main Street Christmas

  • Where: Historic downtown Mt. Airy, 3 North Main Street, Mt. Airy
  • When: Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Nov. 1, Sunday, Nov. 2
  • Description:  Holiday festival includes tree lighting ceremony (Friday), family activities, Santa parade (Saturday), concert of church choirs and more.  
  • Cost: Free


Shiloh Pottery Christmas Studio Show

  • Where:  1027 Brodbeck Rd, Hampstead 
  • When:  Saturday, Dec. 1, Sunday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Description:  Shiloh Pottery will hold an open house to show off their studio.  Pottery and crafts are on display and for sale.
  • Cost:  Free


Fundraiser for Westminster Rescue Mission

  • Where: Larry Sheets Players Family Amusement Center, 519 Old Westminster Pike, Westminster
  • When:  Friday, Nov. 30, 6 p.m.
  • Description:  Larry Sheets’ Players Family Amusement Center is donating 25% of their proceeds from anyone who mentions Westminster Rescue Mission to benefit the mission.
  • Cost: $12


Performance at Birdies Café: Racing Rain

  • Where: Birdie's Cafe, 233 E Main St, Westminster
  • When: Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.
  • Description:  Racing Rain will perform their Americana/Acoustic songs. 
  • Cost: Free


A Season to Remember

  • Where:  Carroll Hospital Center, 200 Memorial Ave, Westminster
  • When:  Friday, Nov. 30, 8 a.m.
  • Description:  The Carroll Hospital Center Auxiliary and Carroll Hospice host a week-long event to celebrate the holiday season including tree lighting, performances and more.
  • Cost:  Free


St. John 59th Annual Christmas Bazaar

  • Where:   St. John Catholic School, 45 Monroe St, Westminster
  • When:   Saturday, Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m.
  • Description:  St. John’s 59th Annual Christmas Bazaar includes indoor flea market, books, crafts, linens, jewelry, pictures with Santa and more.  
  • Cost: Free


15th Annual, Festival of Wreaths

  • Where:  Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main St., Westminster
  • When:  Saturday, Nov. 24 – Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Description:  Silent auction of hundreds of uniquely decorated themed wreaths. High bidders need not be present at auction close.
  • Cost: Free


Big Band Merry Christmas concert

  • Where:  Westminster High School, 1225 Washington Rd, Westminster
  • When:  Saturday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.  
  • Description:  The Carroll County Jazz Ensemble will present its annual Big Band Merry Christmas concert.
  • Cost: $12


  • Where:  Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Rd, Reisterstown
  • When:  Sunday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m.
  • Description:  The Baltimore Humane Society hosts a holiday lights celebration including photos with Santa and animal silhouette lighting ceremony.
  • Cost:  Free


Tea & Crumpets with Mrs. Claus

  • Where:  Gypsy's Tearoom & Inspirations Gift Shop, 111 Stoner Ave, Westminster
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.
  • Description:  Children of all ages are invited to chat with Mrs. Claus and take home a bag of goodies.  Reservations required.
  • Cost: $10


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