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West Carroll: Hudson Car Show and Wine, Brew and Music Festival coming to Taneytown

The Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association will host the 2019 Hudson Car Show at the site of the original Hudson dealership, now serving as the Taneytown museum, at 340 E. Baltimore St., on June 15
The Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association will host the 2019 Hudson Car Show at the site of the original Hudson dealership, now serving as the Taneytown museum, at 340 E. Baltimore St., on June 15 (Taneytown Heritage Museum/Courtesy photo)

The Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association will host the 2019 Hudson Car Show at the site of the original Hudson dealership, now serving as the Taneytown museum, at 340 E. Baltimore St., on Saturday, June 15.

Car owners will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to discuss Hudson automobiles.

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After you check out the Hudson automobiles, step back in time to early 1940s and see how “World War II Impacts Hometown,” a display that depicts how the war affected hometown businesses and family life across America through artifacts loaned to the museum by members of the Taneytown community.

For this special event, the museum will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum’s normal 2019 hours are: Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Wine, Brew and Music Festival

The Mainstreet Taneytown eighth annual Wine, Brew and Music Festival Fest will be held June 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memorial Park. This is a family-friendly event with free admission.

The festival will feature fine wine and microbrews from Maryland businesses including Great Shoals Winery from Silver Spring, Olney Winer from Olney, MISCellaneous Distillery from Mount Airy, Il Dolce Winery from Beltsville, and Taneytown’s own microbrewery, Brewery Fire.

Wine tasting is $10 per person with a complimentary wine glass (you must be 21 or older).

Food choices include Lions Club, The Cow, Tyco Seafood and Grill, and It’s All Good. There will also be a variety of local growers and craftspeople.

Musical performances include Monte Leister Quintet (swing and jazz) from 12-2, Abe Ovadia Jazz Guitarist from 2:30-3:30, and Christian Harper.

Kids Zone will be on hand again this year with a variety of balloon animals, face-painting and kid-oriented crafts, as well as a moon bounce, a petting zoo and puppy adoptions.

Sponsors include Bob Ward Companies, Meade’s Crossing, Evapco, Ryan Homes, Taneytown Chamber of Commerce, City Parks and Recreation and Carroll Land Services Inc.

Space is still available for crafters and vendors. Contact Nancy McCormick by email at nbmccormick@taneytown.org. to sign up! For more information on the festival, check out www.taneytown.org or www.mainstreettaneytown.com.

Breakfast and car show

The Terra Rubra Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast and car show on Saturday, June 8, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Middleburg Softball Park, at 6300 Middleburg Road in Keymar.

Breakfast with all the fixin’s is just $8.

The car show will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vehicle classes include 1940s and older, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and newer, street rods, trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. If you are interested in showing your vehicle, it’s just $15 to enter the show, and that includes a $2 food coupon for each car entered.

Special awards will be given out for Spectator’s Pick, Best Paint and longest distance traveled. Dash Plaques will be given out to the first 50 entries.

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Shrimp platters, sandwiches, strawberries and ice cream, and a variety of homemade items will be available for purchase throughout the day. Vendor spots are $15 and 8-foot tables are available.

To reserve your vendor spot, call Sharon 410-984-6109. For more information on this event contact Larry at 410-202-4360.

It’s West Carroll carnival time!

If you missed the Union Bridge Firemen’s Carnival, there’s still New Windsor’s, running now through June 8; Taneytown’s, from June 10 through 15; and Harney’s, from June 24 through 29.

And don’t forget…

The Taneytown farmer’s market is every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 501 E. Baltimore St. More details are on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TaneytownFarmersMarket/posts/?ref=page_internal.

I am always looking for West Carroll events. If you have upcoming events you’d like to see written about in my column, send me an email!

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