Thurmont prepares for Colorfest -- Gazette.Net


Plans are under way for the 49th annual Catoctin Colorfest in Thurmont.

The popular arts and crafts show, which draws thousands of visitors each year, will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13-14, in the Community Park on Frederick Road in downtown Thurmont.

A morning praying service will be held in the park at 8 a.m. Oct. 14. Breakfast will also be served by several food vendors starting at 7 a.m.

Demonstrations by various crafters will also take place, including glass blowing, broom making and wood carvings of flowers.

Yard sales will also be held throughout the town.

Shuttle bus service will be available from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Admission is free.