Common Ground to close with Roots Music festival
Common Ground on the Hill's Tradition Weeks end this weekend with their annual Roots Music & Arts Festival.
The two-day concert, held Saturday, July 9 to Sunday, July 10, will feature performances from world musicians including Paul McKenna Band from Scotland, Radim Zenkle from the Czech Republic and the famed Puerto Rican guitarist Jose Feliciano at 7 p.m. Saturday night. Sunday will be headlined by Professor Louie & the Crowmatix.
The event will take place at the Carroll County Farm Museum, at 500 S. Center St. in Westminster. Tickets for the entire weekend are $50 adults or $45 for seniors 65 and older and teens 13 to 18. Saturday tickets are $30 adults or $25 for seniors and teens. Sunday tickets are $25 adults or $20 for seniors and teens. Children 6 to 12 are $10 per day each day, and children younger than 5 are free with a ticketed adult.
For more information, visit www.commongroundonthehill.org.
— Jacob deNobel
Manchester fire company's annual carnival returning
The Manchester fire company's carnival returns Monday with a mechanical bull, fireworks and more.
The annual carnival, at 3297 York St., runs from 6-11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with a parade on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and fireworks on Thursday.
There will be live music, food and rides. Wristbands for rides cost $18 p.m. and will go on sale each night at 5 p.m.
— Heather Mongilio
Historical Society offering tours of Shellman House
The Historical Society of Carroll County is now offering tours of the historic Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House on Main Street in Westminster at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, beginning Saturday, July 9 and running through Aug. 27.
Tours of the brick house at 206 E. Main St., which dates to 1807, are not usually available to the public without a private appointment.
Tours are $5 per person. Tickets are available at the Shop at Cockeys, at 216 E. Main St. in Westminster.
— Jon Kelvey
HUB/Sykesville Bikes to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony
After its first few months of being open to the public, the HUB/Sykesville Bikes will hold an official grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremonyb Thursday.
The event will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7 at 20 Liberty Road, Suite D, in Sykesville.
Rrefreshments will be available, and the store will have a sale.
For more information, contact Peggy Soper at 410-848-9050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.