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Thurmont is proud to be a Main Street Maryland community.

ThurmontFirst Main Street encourage you to shop locally. Be sure to visit the fine businesses shown here
and remember to use the Online Business Directory to find local businesses waiting to serve you.

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Join us on December 6th for
Christmas in Thurmont.

The day will begin with a ribbon cutting at
Mechanicstown Square Park at 9:00am.
Santa will be avaiable for free photos
from 10:00-1:00 and 2:00-4:00.
Be sure to get a map and visit the businesses
listed so you can enter the prize drawings.
Children need only register to be eligable for the prizes.

Take a Stroll Down Main Street!
Friday, November 14, 6p-9p

It all starts at 6pm- Exciting & New-be at Heart & Hands for the unveiling
at 6pm for the new art by Yemi for the front & side of the
Masons building.

Rebecca Pearl unveiling 2 new Thurmont Portraits:
The Cozy Restaurant & Trinity United Church of Christ

Along your Stroll:
 Yemi (Artist of the Murals) will have a genre of his Thurmont artwork & other works as well!
Local Artists John Nickerson a.k.a Gnarly Artly
Laura Day        Judy Ott
Catoctin Hope Chest showcasing handmade Jewelry
Thurmont Lions Club
Mural memorabilia-perfect for gift giving
Thurmont Regional Library-All ages invited to visit their table to create an artsy bookmark to take home
Other up & coming young artists will be on display as well!

Appetizers by:
Bollingers Restaurant       Celebrations Catering      Fitzgeralds Shamrock
   Winery: Detour Winery
Music by Local Performers Paul Zelenka & Mary Guiles
Get info @ Thurmont Main Street &,
or contact

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Thurmont Senor Center Schedules

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Click the links to download XLS copies of the schedules.
Please note Microsoft Excell is required to read the files.

The Thurmont Board of Commissioners joined Thurmont Main Street to
welcome three businesses to new locations in Thurmont.


L-R Commissioner Bill Buehrer, Main Street Manager Vickie Grinder, Commissioners Wayne Hooper and Marty Burns, Lorriane Shorb. Mayor John A. KInnaird, Main Street Treasurer Kristen Long, Pam Hamrick, Commissioner Wes Hamrick.

L-R Commissioners Marty Burns and Bill Buehrer, Mayor John A. Kinnaird, Pam Hamrick, Main Street Treasurer Kristen Long, Commissioners Wayne Hooper and Wes Hamrick. Main Street Manager Vickie Grinder.

Lorraine Shorb Photography is located at 3 East Main Street and offers complete photography services from portraits to weddings.  Be sure to stop in and visit Lorraine at her new location!

Heart and Hands Decorators Workroom has moved to it’s new lacation at 21 East Main Street.  Owner Pamela Hamerick offers custom made window treatments and professional upholstery.


L-R Main Street Manager Vickie Grinder, Commissioners Bill Buehrer and Wayne Hooper,  Deborah Mascaro,
Mayor John A. Kinnaird, Pam Hamrick, Main Street Treasurer Kristen Long, Commissioners Wes Hamrick and Marty Burns

The Catoctin Hope Chest offers a wide variety of custom home decor sewing such as draperies and curtains, shades, cornices, pillows, bedding, cushions, embroidery and quilting services. Be sure to visit Debrorah Mascaro at her new 104 Frederick Road location.

Thurmont Main Street Update:
The Thurmont First Main Street program is now under the control of a seperate Board of Directors. Be sure to watch your email and this site for upcoming news and events sponsored and hosted by Thurmont First Main Street.  Thurmont First is a 501C-3 Corporation and as such all donations to Thurmont First Main Street are tax deductable.

Want to see what the Thurmont EDC and Main Street have been up to?
Check out the Thurmont EDC and Main Street Photo Albums

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Thurmont Welcomed the World, May 18-19, 2012
Thurmont’s Economic Development Committee and Thurmont First Main Street extended a warm welcome to all G8 Summit visitors and we invite you to stop at our many shops, restaurants and attractions while you are in the area. Like many of our visitors you will find Thurmont and our surroundings to be a great little get away. Once you experience the fresh mountain air, quiet lifestyle, beautiful scenery, great parks and recreation facilities and warm welcoming residents it will be obvious why Thurmont serves as the site of the Presidential retreat at Camp David.
Visit for a sample of what Thurmont has have to offer.
Thurmont is the “Gateway to the Mountains”.

Please note:
If you have an e-mail address and are not currently receiving e-mail reminders of meetings,
 please contact me by using the following e-mail link.  Include your name and address along with your e-mail address.  I will use e-mail as a way of notifying you of meetings and events.

The Town of Thurmont was honored at the 2005 Maryland Main Street Awards Luncheon
by being named as one of the two 2005 Main Street Maryland Communities.
Click here for more details about the awards ceremony.

The Thurmont Business Directory
The Online Thurmont Business Directory is now available!  It can be accessed by
 using the Thurmont Business Directory link on the left or by using the link provided on the
menu bar. This is one of the of main features of  The Directory has address
and phone information as well as email and web addresses if available.
Be sure to try the Directory and tell the businesses you shop with that you
used the online directory to locate them.  The Directory is a recent project of the EDC
and is being distributed free of charge to all residences in Thurmont.
The online version of the Directory will contain the same information as the
printed version and will be updated regularly, eventually providing a wider range
of information about each business listed.  Be sure to bookmark the Business Directory Page.

Business Directory Listing:
Is your business listed?  Be sure to check your listing to see it is in the correct category and that the name, address, phone number, web address, etc are correct. If you are not listed or your listing or information is incorrect please contact me at the following e-mail link so I can add your business to our directory.

This site will include information about the many events we sponsor as well as events that are being planned.  Events currently sponsored by the Thurmont Main Street include Christmas in Thurmont, the Thurmont Business Expo, and our monthly meetings which are open to the public and always feature a guest speaker.
We have many ideas for future projects including community and business based events.

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