33rd Westminster FallFest
Where: Westminster City Park and Longwell parking lot
When: Sat. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sun. Noon to 6 p.m.
What: Carnival rides, live entertainment, and great food. On Saturday and Sunday enjoy over 100 crafters and commercial vendors. No pets please.
Apple Festival at Piney Run
Where: Piney Run Park, 30 Martz Rd., Sykesville
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: Vendors, food, scarecrow making, crafts, hay rides, and much more! Park Entrance fees apply. No pets allowed.
Contact: Sandy Buterbaugh, 410-795-5165 or www.pineyrunpark.org
Where: Downtown Westminster Main Street, E & W Main, Liberty, John and Bond Sts.
What: Friday, Sept. 28 from 6 p.m. to midnight
What: Shopping and dining to midnight in downtown Westminster, live music performances, karaoke, car show and much more!
Contact: City of Westminster, 410-848-9000 or visit www.westminstermd.gov/mainstreet/mainstreet_events.html
Romeo & Juliet
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main St., Westminster
When: Sept. 29 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
What: The National Players, the longest running professional touring theatre company, return to the Arts Center for their annual performance of Shakespeare Classics.
Contact: Sandy Oxx 410-848-7272 or www.CarrollCountyArtsCouncil.org
Caroll County Craft Beer Festival
Location: Agriculture Center, Shipley Arena 706 Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster
When: Saturday, Sept. 29 noon to 6 p.m.
What: 20+ breweries, 3 bands, vendors & more
Contact: Carroll County Craft Beer Festival 410-795-8710 or cccraftbeerfestival.com
Maryland Microbrewery Festival
Where: Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster
When: Saturday, Sept. 29 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
What: Tasting of Maryland microbrews, entertainment, crafts and food.
Contact: Jane Sewell 410-848-2288 or www.unionmills.org
Bike to Bordeaux
Where: Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mt. Airy
When: Saturday, Sept. 29 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What: Ride an 18, 35 or 65 mile route through the countryside of Frederick and Carroll Counties. After crossing the finish line at Linganore Winecellars, cyclists enjoy a complimentary lunch and wine sampling!
Contact: Melissa.Ward@nmss.org (443) 641-1227 or www.bikemsvineyard.org