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Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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This unusual festival offers a chance to explore other cultures through a series of workshops held at Western Maryland College. Generally, participants in Common Ground On The Hill enroll in classes ranging from the music of Africa to the sounds of Appalachia. There are also workshops on Celtic printmaking, metalsmithing, origami and sweet grass basketry, as well as structured children's programs. Nightly concerts feature instructors and students. A two-day American Music & Arts Festival, held at the nearby Carroll County Farm Museum, ends the week-long event. Workshops and festival costs vary.
The Carroll County Agriculture Center at the countryside is a quiet and calm location that is buzzing with activity most time of the year. The agricultural center showcases sporting and entertainment events along with regularly conducting fairs, flea markets, farmers market and the like. All in all, it provides entertainment for the entire family. For more details, do visit the website or call ahead.
With a history dating back to 1742, All Saints Episcopal Church is nestled in the center of downtown Frederick. Its prominent tower is one of the highlights of the city skyline and its beautiful neo-Gothic building is a sight to behold. The church is known for its musical events and outreach programs. Events such as Christmas in April and Greens and Gifts sale are some of the much anticipated occasions of the neighborhood. One can even stroll through their lovely garden which is tucked away behind the structure. All Saints Episcopal Church also has many spaces usable for various functions and meetings.