Mount Airy and Taneytown are bringing their communities together this weekend with a pair of events devoted to celebrating local talents and preserving town history. The Mount Airy Spring Fest, an annual festival featuring artists and musicians from around the area, returns this Saturday. During the weekend, Taneytown will look back at the past as it opens the new location of the Taneytown History Museum on Baltimore Street.
Mount Airy Spring Fest
The Mount Airy Lions Club and fire company auxiliary have brought back their annual Spring Fest for another year of live music, and arts and craft vendors. The event, shortened from a weekend to a single day this year, will also feature a car show for the first time. About 150 vendors are expected to sell their work, including furniture, art, jewelry and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30
Where: Mount Airy Carnival Grounds, 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy
For more information: Call 301-829-2112
Around the County
Taneytown History Museum grand opening
All weekend, the Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association will celebrate a grand opening of the new location of the Taneytown History Museum at 340 Baltimore St.
The event will feature a ceremony and ribbon cutting Saturday at 11 a.m. The museum will open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and remain open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1.
When: Grand opening 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30.
Where: 340 Baltimore St., Taneytown
For more information: Visit www.taneytownhh.org or call 443-918-8687
Carroll County Arts Council Children's Theater is hosting a production of "Disney's Sleeping Beauty" this weekend, with performances, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The show brings together more than 50 young actors to tell the story of the Princess Aurora and the evil fairy Maleficent as depicted in the animated Disney film.
When: 7 p.m. Friday, April 29. 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1.
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster
Cost: $7 adults. $5 CCAC members, children 18 and younger and seniors 60 and older
For more information: Visit www.carrollartscenter.org