May 2015

Art, Wine & Cupcake Walk - Thurmont MD

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 6:00 P.M to 8:30 P.M.

The Thurmont Art, Wine, & Cupcake Walk will be held in the downtown area near to the Town Square. Be sure to take the time to talk with the various Artists, we are always delighted to discuss about our creations with others!

Stop in at the Thurmont Main Street Center, south of the Town Square at 11 Water Street next to Brown’s Jewelry, and visit with our friend - nationally known Artist Yemi. Yemi is a unique Artist who works in many mediums. Many of his works can be seen displayed throughout the region.

Another great local Artist, Nancy Houston, will also be on hand at the Tourism building displaying her original pet portraits.

Travel up the street to 11 Church Street and the historic Creeger House just north of the Town Square. Here you can see the artwork and meet the Artists of the East Side, a group of local Artists that includes Cindy & Russ Poole (Phoenix Imagery Press), Sharon Crider-center, & Linda Sandagger on the right. Examples of their works can be seen below.

Above - Images by Sharon Crider

Below - Images by Linda Sandagger

Below - Images by Cindy Poole (l) & Russ Poole (r)

Don’t miss a stop into the Thurmont Bar & Grill at 10 E. Main Street to talk with the local Artist known as “Gnarly Artly” and see his artwork. John Nickerson is known regionally for his many unique works. His efforts include public art projects, murals, illustrations, original images on T shirts, and custom design work.

Above an original print created by John “Gnarly Artly” Nickerson. At the right an original T Shirt design also created by John “Gnarly Artly” Nickerson.

During your visit to Thurmont be sure to allow yourself time to stop by the
Timeless Trends Boutique at 21 E. Main Street to see the works of area Artist Rebecca Pearl. Timeless Trends will be hosting a special unveiling of Ms. Pearl’s newest print - a scene of the local Roddy Road Covered Bridge.

Of special note : in addition to the 4 Artists who will be present at the historic Creeger House members of the Thurmont Historical Society will also be on hand to show you around and tell you about their large collection of artifacts and local history research materials. You can also purchase a DVD copy of Almost Blue Mountain City - a fascinating exploration of the history of Thurmont and the surrounding area, buy a personalized brick for the walkway / Heritage Memorial, or become a member of the Thurmont Historical Society and help us support the effort to preserve local history for present and future generations.