Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show

Bringing Our Communities Together Since 1957

 - 66th annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show -      Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 & 11, 2022     Catoctin High School, 14745 Sabillasville Rd, Thurmont, MD

The Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show committee met 
recently to begin planning the 66th Annual Thurmont & Emmitsburg
Community Show. The show will be held at Catoctin High School, 14745 
Sabillasville Road in Thurmont, on September 9-11. Officers elected at the 
meeting were: President—Rodman Myers, Vice President—Cheryl Lenhart, 
Secretary—Karen Myers. Committee members, representing the sponsoring 
organizations of the Thurmont Grange, Catoctin FFA Chapter, and the 
Catoctin FFA Alumni & Supporters are: Bob Valentine, Sue Keilholtz, Robert 
Wiles, David Harman, Niki Eyler, Ray Martin, Carol Long, Cathy Little, 
Chip Long, Bobby Myers, Denise Valentine, Amanda Dennis, Helen Troxell, 
Nancy Wine, Patty Johnston, Jim Barth, Kay Barth, Andrea Mannix, Amy 
Jo Poffenberger, Barry Burch, Daniel Myers, Dallas Hassel, Danny Whetzel, 
Eric Troxell, Jennifer Martin, Kolton Whetzel, Matthew Dellinger, and Tyler 
Wolf.   
Entry of exhibits will take place in the new gymnasium and agriculture 
department area on Thursday evening, September 8, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. 
(note the new start and end time), and on Friday, September 9, from 8:30-
11:30 a.m. Commercial exhibits may be set up on Friday, September 9, from 
3:30-5:30 p.m. The show opens to the public at 6:00 p.m.   
This year, the Friday night Opening Ceremonies Program will begin at 6:30 
p.m. (note the new start time for program), with the community organizations 
flag ceremony, followed by the 2022-2023 Catoctin FFA Chapter Ambassador 
announcement. The annual Baked Goods Auction will begin immediately 
following the program at approximately 7:30 p.m. The Grand Champion and 
Reserve Champion cakes, pies and breads will be sold at 8:00 p.m.  
On Saturday, September 10, the show is open from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.   
Activities include a Market Goat, Beef, Sheep & Swine Fitting and Showing 
Contest, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the agriculture center area. The Pet 
Show will be held at 10:30 a.m. outside at the front of the school, and prize 
money will be mailed to the winners by November 15, 2022.  
 

Sponsored by the

Thurmont Grange,

Catoctin FFA Chapter,

Catoctin FFA Alumni & Supporters,

Maryland State Grange

and the

Maryland Agricultural Fair Board