Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show

Bringing Our Communities Together Since 1957


Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show’s 2021 Event Cancellation

The Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show announces its 2021 event cancellation. During the current pandemic situation, our concern is for the health and safety of our community, volunteers, attendees, exhibitors, and vendors, and all involved with our Community Show.  An additional factor is the uncertainty of Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) facilities usage, which includes Catoctin High School, by outside user groups.      

All events related to the Community Show are cancelled except for the Catoctin Area FFA Alumni & Supporters Livestock Show & Sale for market goat, beef, sheep and swine.  All activities will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at The Eyler Stables, managed by Wolfe Agricultural Auctions, 141 Emmitsburg Road in Thurmont. 

The livestock show will be held at 9 am with awards presentation 6:30 pm and the livestock sale beginning at  7 pm. On Sunday, September 12, the Dairy Goat & Dairy Cattle show will begin at 9 a.m. and the Decorated Animal Contest will be held at 12 Noon. 

The log sawing contest will also be held on Sunday, September 12 at 1 pm. which will have women’s, men’s and children division. 

For an application to exhibit animals, due by July 10, please email catoctinffaalumni@gmail.com, and the application includes information about all the events for the weekend. 

We look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show on
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 & 11, 2022.   Exhibits can include any item that has been made since the 2019 Community Show, except for baked products and any perishable items. 

“The Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show has been bringing our Thurmont & Emmitsburg communities together since 1957.  Please continue to support our local agriculture and area businesses who have advertised in our past Community Show booklets.  We thank these organizations who sponsor our annual Community Show:   Thurmont Grange, Catoctin FFA Chapter, Catoctin Area FFA Alumni & Supporters, Maryland State Grange, and the Maryland Agricultural Fair Board.   Next year, we look forward to bringing back the largest Community Show in the State of Maryland, and, until then, everyone, please stay safe and be well.”

Thurmont & Emmitsburg Community Show, C. Rodman Myers - President