Calendar of Events

Oct
9
Fri
Free Admission Fridays
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for Free Admission Fridays during October at the Carroll County Farm Museum on October 9, 16, 23, and 30. View full schedule of activities below or click here: Free Admission Fridays Schedule of Events

Enjoy the Museum and it’s activities free of admission on Oct. 9, 16, 23, & 30:

-Play on our farm-themed playground

-Enjoy a picnic lunch

-Take one of our new outdoor tours

-Visit with our Farmyard Friends

-Try out a scavenger hunt and more!

On Oct. 30- kids can visit the Museum in costume on this day if they would like to

View our flyer here: Free Admission Friday & Friday Night Bites Flyer

All visitors over the age of 2 must wear masks and all social distancing/hygiene measures must still be followed. All of our COVID-19 and visitor requirements will still be enforced.

  • October 9

Woodland Creatures Theme

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Farmhouse front porch
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of two themed crafts and a word puzzle handout to take home
  • Find the stuffed Woodland Creatures Scavenger hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • October 16

Oxen Day

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Farmhouse front porch
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of two themed crafts and a word puzzle handout to take home
  • Find the Oxen Scavenger Hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • October 23

Fall Theme

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Farmhouse front porch
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of 2 themed crafts and puzzle handout to take home
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free  one-year family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • Fall-themed obstacle course and straw maze
  • October 30

Halloween Theme

Kids can come in costume if they want.

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Farmhouse front porch.
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of 2 themed crafts and puzzle handout to take home
  • Jack-O-Lantern Scavenger Hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year  family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • Pumpkin Bowling and Ring Toss
  • Free small treat bag and pumpkin for children under 12 years old.

October 9 Food Trucks: It’s All Good Food Truck & Catering, The Cow of Westminster, Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts Food Truck, Cryin’ Johnnies Hot Hogs and Cup O’Dough Food Truck.

October 16 Food Trucks: Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, The Cow of Westminster, JD’s House of Bacon, WOLO food truck, Cup O’Dough, and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

October 23 Food Trucks: Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Cup O’Dough, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, The Burger & Sausage Co. by Farmhouse Greens, JD’s House of Bacon, The Cow of Westminster, and Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts.

October 30 Food Trucks: Have A Ball, Cryin’ Johnnies, Chesapeake Food Works, The Cow of Westminster, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Cup O’Dough and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

 

*Food trucks subject to change without notice

Friday Night Bites
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Museum on Fridays, October 9, 16, 23 & 30 for #FridayNightBites with Food Trucks from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Grab dinner-to-go or safely enjoy a socially-distanced meal on the grounds.

Admission is free–make sure you bring money for the food trucks though!

October 9 Food Trucks: It’s All Good Food Truck & Catering, The Cow of Westminster, Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts Food Truck, Cryin’ Johnnies Hot Hogs and Cup O’Dough Food Truck.

October 16 Food Trucks: Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, The Cow of Westminster, JD’s House of Bacon, WOLO food truck, Cup O’Dough, and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

October 23 Food Trucks: Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Cup O’Dough, The Burger & Sausage Co. by Farmhouse Greens, JD’s House of Bacon, The Cow of Westminster, and Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts.

October 30 Food Trucks: Have A Ball, Cryin’ Johnnies, Chesapeake Food Works, The Cow of Westminster, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Cup O’Dough and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

Proudly brought to you by: Barnes Bollinger Insurance Services, Roof Right, Lawn Doctor, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Lehigh Hanson Inc. and Maggie’s Restaurant

Picnic tables are available throughout the property for those who would like to eat their meal at the Museum.

View our flyer here: Free Admission Friday & Friday Night Bites Flyer

While you are at the Museum enjoy our outdoor tours/activities and playground.

All visitors over the age of 2 must wear masks; masks are required indoors or whenever unable to maintain six feet social distancing. Please respect and follow all the Museum’s COVID-19 social distancing/hygiene procedures. No large groups will be allowed. Please no pets or alcohol.

If you are a food truck and interested in attending #FridayNightBites please contact Dana at dwachter@carrollcountymd.gov or 410-386-3899. Interested in sponsoring this event–please contact Dana also.

Interested in the schedule for Free Admission Fridays: Free Admission Fridays Schedule of Events

*Food trucks subject to change without notice

 

Oct
11
Sun
Secret Garden Music, Arts & Wine Festival–CANCELLED @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
All Secret Garden Wine Festival events have been postponed until 2021–here is a note from the event organizer below:
Hello Everyone,
We must let you know that due to the recent increase in COVID 19 cases and Gov. Hogan’s wish that Maryland citizens limit all large gatherings in an effort to “slow the spread”, the Carroll County Commissioners have cancelled all events at the Carroll County Farm Museum until spring 2021. This includes our beloved Secret Garden Winefest. We do respect and understand the decision. Any tickets purchased may be transferred to any one of our 2021 festivals. Our 2021 schedule is listed below.
Weekender
Sat. June 26, 2021
Sun. June 27, 2021
Reggae – Sun. July 18, 2021
R&B/GoGo – Sun. Aug 15, 2021
Caribbean – Sun. Oct. 10. 2021
As always we Thank You for your continued support. We do wish you and your families safe travels as we collectively continue to deal with this pandemic.
Be well,
Tanz and Hakim

For additional info please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Secret-Garden-Music-Arts-and-Wine-Festivals-1450617558568416/

The Secret Garden Wine Festival are events run by an external vendor. They are subject to external ticketing/prices/hours. Please no pets or outside alcohol.

Oct
16
Fri
Free Admission Fridays
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for Free Admission Fridays during October at the Carroll County Farm Museum on October 9, 16, 23, and 30. View full schedule of activities below or click here: Free Admission Fridays Schedule of Events

Enjoy the Museum and it’s activities free of admission on Oct. 9, 16, 23, & 30:

-Play on our farm-themed playground

-Enjoy a picnic lunch

-Take one of our new outdoor tours

-Visit with our Farmyard Friends

-Try out a scavenger hunt and more!

On Oct. 30- kids can visit the Museum in costume on this day if they would like to

View our flyer here: Free Admission Friday & Friday Night Bites Flyer

All visitors over the age of 2 must wear masks and all social distancing/hygiene measures must still be followed. All of our COVID-19 and visitor requirements will still be enforced.

  • October 9

Woodland Creatures Theme

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Farmhouse front porch
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of two themed crafts and a word puzzle handout to take home
  • Find the stuffed Woodland Creatures Scavenger hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • October 16

Oxen Day

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Farmhouse front porch
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of two themed crafts and a word puzzle handout to take home
  • Find the Oxen Scavenger Hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • October 23

Fall Theme

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. — Farmhouse front porch
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of 2 themed crafts and puzzle handout to take home
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free  one-year family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • Fall-themed obstacle course and straw maze
  • October 30

Halloween Theme

Kids can come in costume if they want.

  • Tours:      Hoff Barn 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Farmyard Friends – 6 p.m.

  • Themed story time at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Farmhouse front porch.
  • Oxen Demos at 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.
  • Bag of 2 themed crafts and puzzle handout to take home
  • Jack-O-Lantern Scavenger Hunt.

Complete the hunt and be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year  family membership to the Farm Museum.

  • Pumpkin Bowling and Ring Toss
  • Free small treat bag and pumpkin for children under 12 years old.

October 9 Food Trucks: It’s All Good Food Truck & Catering, The Cow of Westminster, Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts Food Truck, Cryin’ Johnnies Hot Hogs and Cup O’Dough Food Truck.

October 16 Food Trucks: Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, The Cow of Westminster, JD’s House of Bacon, WOLO food truck, Cup O’Dough, and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

October 23 Food Trucks: Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Cup O’Dough, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, The Burger & Sausage Co. by Farmhouse Greens, JD’s House of Bacon, The Cow of Westminster, and Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts.

October 30 Food Trucks: Have A Ball, Cryin’ Johnnies, Chesapeake Food Works, The Cow of Westminster, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Cup O’Dough and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

 

*Food trucks subject to change without notice

Friday Night Bites
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Museum on Fridays, October 9, 16, 23 & 30 for #FridayNightBites with Food Trucks from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Grab dinner-to-go or safely enjoy a socially-distanced meal on the grounds.

Admission is free–make sure you bring money for the food trucks though!

October 9 Food Trucks: It’s All Good Food Truck & Catering, The Cow of Westminster, Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts Food Truck, Cryin’ Johnnies Hot Hogs and Cup O’Dough Food Truck.

October 16 Food Trucks: Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, The Cow of Westminster, JD’s House of Bacon, WOLO food truck, Cup O’Dough, and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

October 23 Food Trucks: Lemon Squeezers Beverage, Cup O’Dough, The Burger & Sausage Co. by Farmhouse Greens, JD’s House of Bacon, The Cow of Westminster, and Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts.

October 30 Food Trucks: Have A Ball, Cryin’ Johnnies, Chesapeake Food Works, The Cow of Westminster, Deddle’s Chicken & Donuts, Breaking the Borders Food Truck, Cup O’Dough and Lemon Squeezers Beverage.

Proudly brought to you by: Barnes Bollinger Insurance Services, Roof Right, Lawn Doctor, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Lehigh Hanson Inc. and Maggie’s Restaurant

Picnic tables are available throughout the property for those who would like to eat their meal at the Museum.

View our flyer here: Free Admission Friday & Friday Night Bites Flyer

While you are at the Museum enjoy our outdoor tours/activities and playground.

All visitors over the age of 2 must wear masks; masks are required indoors or whenever unable to maintain six feet social distancing. Please respect and follow all the Museum’s COVID-19 social distancing/hygiene procedures. No large groups will be allowed. Please no pets or alcohol.

If you are a food truck and interested in attending #FridayNightBites please contact Dana at dwachter@carrollcountymd.gov or 410-386-3899. Interested in sponsoring this event–please contact Dana also.

Interested in the schedule for Free Admission Fridays: Free Admission Fridays Schedule of Events

*Food trucks subject to change without notice

 

Oct
17
Sat
Fall Harvest Celebration–CANCELLED @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Just a reminder that the 2020 Fall Harvest Celebration has been cancelled. The special 75,000 Agriculture Preservation program has been postponed till 2021.

This event has been cancelled for 2020. We must let you know that due to the recent increase in COVID 19 cases and Gov. Hogan’s wish that Maryland citizens limit all large gatherings in an effort to “slow the spread”, the Carroll County Commissioners have cancelled all events at the Carroll County Farm Museum until spring 2021

There will be fun crafts, activities and food for all ages including:
Make-Your-Own-Scarecrow ($)
Pumpkin Decorating
Children’s Craft Tent
Tractor Wagon Rides
Artisan Demonstrations
Delicious Food ($)
Face Painting ($)
Vendor Market Place
Corn Cannon ($)
Live Entertainment

Interested in volunteering?  Please contact Karen at kjwalter@carrollcountymd.gov

Interested in attending the event at as a vendor? Please fill out an online participant application form by clicking HERE. Additional follow up may be directed to Dana at dwachter@carrollcountymd.gov

Interested in sponsoring Fall Harvest Celebration: Please contact Dana at dwachter@carrollcountymd.gov