Where: , 560 Gorsuch Rd, Westminster, MD
When: Friday, August 17, 2012, 8 p.m.
Why to go: September Song Presents "The Wizard of Oz" at Winters Mill High School, Aug. 17, 18, 24, & 25 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 19, a matinée at 2:30 p.m. with sign-language for the hearing impaired. Tickets are on sale at the , 91 W. Main St., Westminster.
Where: The Historic Town of Sykesville, Maryland 21784, Main Street, Sykesville
When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why to go: The event includes: Demonstrations and live stage music, shopping, magic shows, face painting, carnival games, balloon artist and more.
When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, 2 p.m.
Why to go: More than a dozen current and former Ravens as well as Baltimore Colts alumni will be signing autographs, taking pictures, participating in Q&A sessions and more. The event will be headlined by Ravens Linebacker Ray Lewis. There will be a beer garden and food vendors as well.
When: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 10 a.m.
Why to go: Children from 3 to 6 years old will discover what Carroll County was like in the 1800s. Expect themed stories, songs and crafts or activities during the one-hour program. Call to register (limited openings): 410-848-6494
When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, 3 p.m.
Why to go: This event will feature two local bands and a beer garden for the 21 and over crowd. Guests should bring donations of gently used clothing to fund Goodwill’s job skills and development programs; personal hygiene items for Religious Coalition clients; and canned foods and non-bleach cleaning products for residents at the Hope Alive Shelter. The event will be held in the Westview Promenade Shopping Center in Frederick, located off of Route 85.
Where: , 17 Bond St., Westminster, MD
When: Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, 5 p.m.
Why to go: Bring what you would like to grill and a potluck dish to share, as well as school supplies to donate.
When: Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Why to go: Do you love to sing? Then sing with the men from Harmony Express. Harmony Express is part of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Questions? Email Stacey Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Hampstead Fire Hall 1341 N. Main St., Hampstead, Maryland 21074
When: Aug. 13 to Aug. 18, 2012, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Why to go: Check out the rides, food, games and entertainment.
Where: 700 Smith Ave., Agriculture Center, Westminster, Maryland 17340
When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why to go: More than 60 vendors, free tomato treats supplied by master gardeners, baked goods, produce, crafts, entertainment and refreshments.