Fireman’s Adventure Race
The Fireman’s Adventure Race June 1, includes a 5 kilometer walk/run through town that will also include some off-pavement terrain. The start and finish for the 5k will be at the Rockwood Fire Department. Breakfast food available in the morning and many lunch items available throughout the afternoon. All proceeds from food purchases go directly to the fire department. Music from Elyse Branam of Rockwood and from Broken Spoke of Johnstown. http:Firemansrace.com or active.com.
Mountain Bowmen Archery Club chicken barbecue fundraiser presale tickets. Pickup is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19 at the Mountain Bowmen Archery Club, 392 Archery Road, Berlin, along Route 219 (Berlin Plank Road) approximately two miles north of Berlin. Half chicken, sides will be available for purchase. Email email@example.com or call Jill 814-442-8225 for tickets. There will also be a 28 Target Field Round Shoot being held the same day.
Auto and truck show
The 20th annual Auto and Truck Show is May 12 in Garrett rain or shine. Fourteen classes judged. Drinks, food, 50/50 drawings and door prizes will be available. Also special drawings for moms. Registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12. There is a fee. Trophies will be given a 4 p.m. and must be present. All auto entrants receive a 25 percent discount on a chicken barbecue dinner. For those who show their vehicle but not be judged, registration still applies, and entitles you to a dash plaque and door prizes. 301-729-0858 or 240-727-2526. Proceeds benefit Garrett Volunteer Fire Department.
National Road Festival
The 202nd anniversary of the National Road will be celebrated at the 40th National Road Festival in Addison May 16-19. Humbertson one room school open, Addison Museum, Petersburg Tollhouse, wagon train, 1860s BaseBall at the ball field behind the cemetery, food, artists, Addison Apparitions, antique/classic car show. Sponsored by the Old Petersburg-Addison Historical Society Inc.
Mother’s Day sale
Mother’s Day soup and flower sale May 10-11 at Masonic Temple in Meyersdale. Hanging baskets, planters, bedding plants. Choose from ham and bean, chicken noodle, cheesy potato and cream of broccoli soups. 814-662-2036 to place advance soup orders. Sale sponsored by Meyersdale Chapter #548, Order of the Eastern Star.
Christ Casebeer Lutheran Church community family night dinner and show 6 p.m. June 1 at the Christ Casebeer Memorial Grove. Spaghetti dinner with dessert. Personnel from Carnegie Science Center will present program “Space Encounters” about comets, vacuums and life aboard the International Space Station and walking on the moon. Advance tickets only at 814-445-4935. Benefits Somerset County Mobile Food Bank.
5000 Meter Classic
The Johnstown Christian School 30th annual 5000 Meter Classic at 9 a.m. May 11 at the school on Soap Hollow Road, south of Johnstown off Route 403 at Tire Hill. Trophies, medals, ribbons awarded. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the soccer field behind the school. 814-288-2588 or 814-629-9846.
The Salvation Army- Somerset Service Center annual fishing derby between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 18 at the Laurel Ridge Sportsman’s Association Inc., 2908 Coxes Creek Road, Somerset. Children between the ages of 3 and 16 are invited to participate in the event. Trophies and prizes will be awarded for biggest bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish and trout. The registration fee includes lunch sponsored by the Laurel Ridge Sportsman’s Association Inc. For registration forms contact The Salvation Army -Somerset Service Center at 814-445-9232 no later than May 9.