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Community Events



Lonaconing Ship Program and Free Food Program

Due to Covid-19 the Lonaconing Ship Program and the Free Food Program is cancelled until further notice.


Resources for Independence

Resources for Independence is excited to announce an additional program that Western Maryland community members with disabilities can now benefit from. Through the current pandemic, the staff at RFI are dedicated to making resources available for individuals with disabilities during emergencies, or when their consumer's normal routines are disrupted. With this mission in mind, they have collaborated with local food banks and other agencies to create and dispense emergency preparedness kits to help families feel more secure when facing the unknown. Kits provided by the Emergency Preparedness Program from Resources for Independence include: First aid-basic antiseptic, bandages, gloves, and masks, Water, Non-perishable food, Manual can opener, Flashlight batteries, Soap, toilet paper, toothpaste & toothbrush. These kits filled with home essentials can be delivered directly to individuals with disabilities and their families upon request. If you would like to inquire about the Emergency Preparedness Program and would like to sign your family up to receive a kit, please reach out to Resources for Independence by calling 301-784-1774, or by filling out the contact page at http://www.rficil.org/. Resources for Independence (RFI) is a Center for Independent Living (CIL). Centers for Independent Living are grassroots, advocacy driven organizations run by and for people with disabilities. They focus on civil rights, the indenpendent living philosophy, and inclusion. If you would like to learn more about the services RFI provides to the community, and how you can get involved, visit hhtp://www.rficil.org/, or follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Linkedin.


Hounds Around Town

Looking for a day filled with furry friends and fun? Then look no further than the Allegany County Animal Shelter's "Hounds Around Town" program, which allows individuals to sign a shelter dog out for the day. The most important thing is you are giving an adoptable shelter dog a much-needed break from the kennels and providing enrichment and socialization. For more information on the "Hounds Around Town" program, contact the shelter at 301-777-5930


 

APRIL

 


Saturday, April 3, 2021-Saturday, April 24, 2021

Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition

The Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition is one of the Allegany Arts Council's signature events, this year taking place Saturday, April 3rd to Saturday, April 24th, at 9 N. Centre Street.The show offers a diverse, and wide-ranging look at the world of photography, including street photography, portraiture, landscape and still life, fine arts and many other styles and techniques.


Saturday, April 17, 2021

Colors of Spring in the Gilchrist Gardens

Join the Gilchrist Gallery, 104 Washington Street, Saturday, April 17th from 4:00PM-6:00PM in celebrating the colors of Spring with local artists exhibiting artwork inspired by the season! Artists will also be creating new pieces LIVE in the gardens during the event! Admission is a 2021 membership renewal or a $20 donation to the gallery. Featuring a cash bar and original pieces for sale. COVID saftey guidelines will be enforced during the event. Special music provided by Gilbert Lee. Visit www.gilchristgallery.com to renew your membership now.


Monday, April 19, 2021

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Maryland State Police, Allegany County Sheriff's Office, the City of Cumberland Police Department, and the City of  Frostburg Police Department in coordination with Allegany County Health Department Behavioral Health Services, will hold a Prescription Take Back Day. Turn in your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal, Monday, April 19th, 1:00PM – 4:00PM at The Medicine Shoppe of Georges Creek, 19 Main Street, Lonaconing.


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Western Maryland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society

The Western Maryland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 21st at 7:00PM, in the Cumberland Railroad Museum at 17 Howard Street, among the shops at Canal Place. John Garner, superintendent of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, will talk about finishing the restoration work on the big 1309 steam locomotive, and about the many excursion train trips scheduled throughout 2021. This meeting is free and open to the public, and anyone interested in railroads may attend. For more information, call 240-362-8102 or visit their website at www.wmnrhs.org.


Saturday, April 24, 2021

Frostburg Spring Arts Walk

FrostburgFirst is welcoming the return of the annual Spring Arts Walk on Saturday, April 24th from 1:00PM to 7:00PM. throughout downtown Frostburg. Artists and creators of all mediums will show off their talents and local small businesses are ready to celebrate the arts with discounts and specials. Organized by FrostburgFirst, a Maryland Main Street Communnity Inc., the Arts Walk is a free self-guided walking arts tour through the Frostburg Arts & Entertainment District. Artists, performers, and craft vendors partner with downtown businesses to display and sell their works during a city-wide celebration of the arts.For more information, please visit downtownfrostburg.com/springswalk or contact FrostburgFirst at frostburgfirst @gmail.com or at (301) 689-6900.


Sunday, April 25, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, April 25th, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.


Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Women's Civic Club Open House

The Women's Civic Club of Cumberland, would like to entend an open invitation to the women in our community to an open house, Thursday, April 29th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, at 515 Washington Street The Civic Club was organized in 1909 and their purpose is to promote intellectual endeavors, social fellowship, and community service. The members support various local charities throughout the year. Women who enjoy networking with other women and helping with community events are invited to attend the open house. Members will be available to anwer questions and provide tours of the house. Please RSVP by Friday, April 23rd by calling 301-722-6099 or their their Facebook message – The Woman's Civic Club of Cumberland Inc.


 

MAY

 


Saturday, May 1, 2021

Clean-Up Historical Red Hill Cemetery

Calling all volunteers! There is a need of volunteers to help clean-up Historical Red Hill Cemetery, Saturday May 1st, 11:00AM to 3:00PM. Located West of 5628 Red Hill Road, Keedysville, MD. Car pool from Keedyville Post Office rear parking lot 10:30AM-10:45AM. Refreshments will be provided. Tools needed are as follow: Tree trimmers, Weed Wackers, and Prunners. For more information please contact rlytle2017@gmail.com or call 304-261-4516.


Wednesday, May 5 2021 – Thursday, May 6, 2021

Cumberland Area National Day of Prayer

Join with the Cumberland Area National Day of Prayer in celebration of it's 25th Anniversary as they celebrate this years theme, Love. Life. Liberty. This year's guest speaker, Steve Fitzhugh, former Denver Broncos defenseive back, will discuss his passion for success and change moves, motivates and enpowers. Prayer by local ministers for our community, our city, state, and nation with special prayers about Covid victims and healthcare, fire and EMS personnel and dignitaries.  NDOP events will be live streamed this year, Wednesday May 5th at 7:00PM and Thursday, May 6th at 12:00PM. Free live streaming available at Facebook Live@cumberlandndop, https://cumberlandprayer.com/ and broadcasting on Atlantic Broadband Channel 20.


Friday, May 14, 2021 – Sunday, May 16, 2021

The Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre is proud to present "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", during the month of May in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Show times are Friday, May 14th and Saturday, May 15 at 8:00PM, Sunday, May 16th at 2:00PM. Admission is free.


Friday, May 21, 2021 – Sunday, May 23, 2021

The Embassy Theatre

The Embassy Theatre is proud to present "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", during the month of May in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Show times are Friday, May 21st and Saturday, May 22nd at 8:00PM and Sunday, May 23rd at 2:00PM. Admission is Free.


Sunday, May 30, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, May 30th, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.


 

JUNE

 


Friday, June 4, 2021- Sunday, June 6, 2021

18th Annual Historic National Road Yard Sale

Downtown Cumberland is excited to be part of the Historic National Road Yard Sale, Friday, June 4th, Saturday, June 5th and Sunday, June 6th. Find treasures and enjoy a day or two in historic Cumberland where the National Road began. Vendors are welcome. No fee to set up. Contact Becky McClarran at becky@mcclarranwilliams.com or Melinda Kelleher at Melinda.kelleher@cumberlandmd.gov. Check out Facebook as well https://facebook.com/groups/2333461243377648.


Sunday, June 27, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, June 27th, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.


 

JULY

 


Sunday, July 25, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, July 25th, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.


 

AUGUST

 


Sunday, August 29, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, August 29th, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.


 

SEPTEMBER

 


Sunday, September 26, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, September 26th, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.


 

OCTOBER

 


Sunday, October 31, 2021

Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

E.A.A. Chapter 426 Greater Cumberland Regional Airport-CBE will hold their Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Sunday, October 31st, 2021, 8:00AM-12:30PM. Due to current conditions, they will be serving their customers instead of buffet style at this time. They will be offering Eggs, Sausage and Pancakes at a reduced rate of $6.00 for eat in OR take out. All State laws and guide lines will be followed for your safety which will include mandatory masks entering and exiting the building with limited seating for social distancing. There will also be unregulated seating outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact Katie Kight @301-268-2624 or check them out on Facebook www.facebook.com/eaachapter426.