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Community Events

Animal Shelter

Do you love dogs and cats? If you are an animal lover and have some time to spare the Allegany County Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to help at the shelter. Applications and information are available at ACAS is the only municipal no-kill shelter in the state of Maryland.

Flu Shots

The 2017-18 flu season is here and flu shots are now available! Just walk into our PharmaCare West location at 64 Greene St to get your no cost* flu shot today (*no out of pocket expense with most third party insurances). The store and our drive-thru are open Monday-Friday, 9am to 6pm & Saturday 9am to 1pm. Phone (301)724-1183 and connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.con/thepharmacarenetwork.

Cook Books

Living Stone Church of the Brethren is selling new Cook Books for their 95th anniversary. The Cook Books are $10.00 a piece. Contact the church at (301)724-0344 or Cathy Berry at (304)788-7921.

Toy Drive

Hope Against Herion Christmas BIGGEST Community TOY DRIVE EVER!! with Hunter Douglas and Cumberland Area United Church Outreach. Please drop off new toys to Central Assembly of God, 2020 Bedford Street, Cumberland, Md. Remember, Jesus is the Reason for the Season! For more information call (301)777-3105.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Tree Lighting

The Haley Christmas Tree will be lit on Friday, November 24th at 7:30pm, after the dowtown Christmas tree lighting, at the Windsor Castle Event Centre on Centre Street. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available. Come hellp decorate the tree by bringing an ornament in honor of a child fighting or one who has won their battle or in memory of a child who is now an angel! You can place an ornament at any time until the tree is taken down.


The Annual Downtown Cumberland Tree Lighting ans Arrival of Santa Claus will take place on Friday, November 24th with Mayor Brian Grim hosting along with the Cumberland City Council. Entertainment begins at 6:00pm followed by the Tree Lighting at 7:00pm. The Allegany County Museum is also holding an Open House with refresments & a visit Santa on their first floor.

Saturday, November 25, 2017


Shop Small Saturday in Downtown Cumberland, Saturday, November 25th. Make your holiday shopping fun! Shop small in Downtown Cumberland. Find unique and interesting gifts in our locally owned boutique shops, enjoy dining in our wonderful eateries. Support local businesses and support your community. Shop small Saturday and everyday!


Every Saturday, beginning on Saturday, November 25th, you can visit nad get your picture taken with Santa! He will be at The Book Center, located at 15 N. Centere Street from 1-3pm. He will be there up until December 23rd.

November 29, 2017

Christmas Craft Show

Join us at Windsor Castle Events Centre November 29th & 30th from 3-8pm or December 1st from 3-9pm. Come shop for wreaths, Christmas trees, swags and we even have a beautiful quilt and Christmas Bears! Come bring your friends, listen to various performers and get in the Christmas spirit! Benefits the Holding Hands for Haley Foundation to help in their fight against childhood cancer, because little people matter!

Friday, December 1, 2017

Christmas Party

Get your Christmas Pajamas out! The American Legion in Ridgeley, WV is having a PJ Party!! That's the theme for the event. Everyone who wears their Christmas Pajamas will get a ticket. At 10:00pm a name will drawn and that person will win a trophy and a surprise gift. There will be food, karaoke and music starting at 8:00pm. (Please bring a covered dish) Admission: One unwrapped toy or a monetary donation to Toys for Happiness. Contact Candace Hughes at (304)582-0472 with any questions.

Saturday, December 2, 2017


The Ellerslie United Metodist Youth Group is holding its 3rd Annual Shop-a-Palooza, a vendor fair on Saturday, December 2nd from 10am until 3pm at the Fellowship Hall in Ellerslie, Md. This is a fundraiser and all proceeds will be given to UMCOR-the United Methodist Committee on Relief, a disaster response organization where 100% of donations goes to disaster response. For additional information, please contact Debbie at

Holiday Bash

The Corriganville VFD is haing a a Holiday Bash on December 2nd from 11am until 5pm. So bring family and friends with you and enjoy the fun!!!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Hoagie Sale

If you want to enjoy a good hoagie, go to the Wiley Ford Volunteer Fire Department on Friday, Dec. 8th & Saturday, Dec. 9th to purchase your 12"  ham hoagie with all the fixings! The price for each is only $6.00 and well worth it! The sale will go through Saturday until they're sold out. The fire department is located just off of Rt. 28 in Wiley Ford, WV. Proceeds will benefit the fire company.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Holiday Fest

An indoor yardsale and vendor/craft show will take place on Saturday, December 9th at City Place in Frostburg from 9am till noon. Get your holiday shopping in early with an amazing array of local products from your favorite vendors and craftsmen. If you wish to sell items from your home, hand-crafted items, or direct sales items, please conract Melissa Farrell at (240)727-1517 before November 17th to reserve your 10ft space including a 6ft table all for $25. Sale of food prohibited. Proceeds from space saales benefit the transportation fund of the Mountain Ridge High School Performing Arts students. The band and chorus are traveling to New York this spring.

Thursday, December 14, 2017


On Thursday, December 14th, there will be an elementary play at Calvary Christian Academy, located on McMullen Highway, Cumberland, beginning at 7:00pm. The name of the play "The Night Shift Before Christmas" should be very entertaining! Bring the whole family and enjoy!!

Saturday, December 16, 2017


The Allegany County Animal Shelter will hold the event "Presents for Paws" on Saturday, December 16th from 11am-3pm. It's a great local tradition for the whole family. Help with supplies, toys, blankets, and pet food that help the shelter succeed at its life saving mission! This event is being held at the shelter, located at 716 Furnace St, Cumberland.



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