Tri State Events

Now – Help Seniors sustain their independence by providing
free services like transportation to medical appointments or the grocery store, running errands, making telephone reassurance calls, or friendly visits, and more. Whether they have two hours a weeks or two hours a month to offer, volunteers have the opportunity to make a direct, positive impact on the lives of others every time they participate. Join RSVP today by contacting Shirley Vanmeter at 304-257-1221 or 1-800-296-1221.

Now – Washington Street Library: A full listing of programs and events can be found on the Library website at

Now – Want to make a difference in the life of a child? The Foster Grandparent Program needs senior volunteers ages 55 and older to help children in schools and child care settings. Your life experience is very valuable to children who need a special person. You can be that special person while earning a non-taxable stipend, mileage reimbursement and other benefits by working as little as 15 hours per week. Foster Grandparents make strong connections with children and receive great satisfaction from making a difference in their lives. We need your help in making sure that every child has the extra help needed. We need You! For more information call: Myra Vance 304-257-1221 or 1-800-296-1221

Now – Let’s Beautify Cumberland! is gearing up for another season of cleaning up, planting and generally maintaining our public spaces. Would you like to be a part of our beautification Cumberland efforts? Adopt a parklet? As a group, family, or individual? As a one-day effort or a seasonal project? All helping hands are welcome and needed. Let us know. If you would like more information about LBC! projects or to volunteer, please send an email to with your phone number so someone from LBC! can contact you. The spring season is just at its beginning. Let’s make it another successful one!

Now – Love dogs and cats? The Allegany County Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to help at the shelter. Applications and information are available at ACAS is the only municipal no-kill shelter in the state of Maryland.

Now – Not a member of the Downtown Cumberland Business Association (DCBA)? Even if you don’t have a business in Downtown Cumberland, you can join as a Friend of DCBA. Membership forms are available at Join in and support the efforts of Downtown Cumberland businesses in keeping our Downtown alive and vibrant. For a complete schedule of events, visit If you and/or your business have any Downtown Cumberland special events, sales, etc. you would like to include in this weekly email, please send the information to


July 3rd Friendship Village Campground in Bedford, Pennsylvania will be having live Christian bluegrass music on Friday, July 3 at 7:00 pm. The music on Friday will be provided by Remington Ryde from Harrisburg, PA.  A free popcorn pop will follow. There will also be Sunday morning church service on July 5 at 10:00 am.  A free will offering will be collected at each service. Social distancing will be required and please bring your own seating. If you have any questions, please call Friendship Village Campground at (814) 623-1677.

July 3rd Capon Bridge Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fireworks display and music performance Friday July 3rd. Because of COVID-19 the event will NOT be celebrated “in person” as in the past. The 8pm Maria Rose and Danny Elswick performance will be on their Facebook fans page, and officials are encouraging people to watch the fireworks from their homes. While the Fire Company is allowing people to park on their grounds everyone is required to remain in or with their vehicle. Members of CBVFD are looking forward to everyone’s attendance for this Friday evening, July 3rd. Fireworks Display… Some important information and reminders..They will be selling hamburgers, Hotdogs, and drinks starting at 6pm. This will be a drive thru at the front of the building. Please stay in your vehicle, and we will come to you. All department members will be wearing face masks and gloves.Once you have received your items, please then pull around to where you will be able to park and watch the fireworks. Last important reminder is that you remain in your vehicle during the firework show.

July 4th The LaVale Lions Club, LaVale United Methodist Church Food Pantry and LaVale Volunteer Fire Department are sponsoring a 4th of July USA Flag Giveaway, Food Drive, Fill the Boot Fundraiser, and Fire Truck Display July 4thfrom 9:00 am – 11:00 at the LaVale Volunteer Fire Department parking lot, 421 National Highway, LaVale.The first 300 participants will receive an 8” X 12” USA Flag, made in the USA!. The LaVale Vol Fire Dept. has had to forego thousands of dollars in fund raising losses due to the Covid-19 Virus. You can help our first responders by “Filling the Boot.” Come out and check out the fire engine display. Organizers request that Face Covering and Social Distancing protocols be observed for your safety and ours too!

July 4th Fireworks will be on display at Rocky Gap State Park free entry beginning at 8pm Please practice social distancing! Portable toilets will be available. Bring any hand cleaning supplies you think you need and remember that the team trying hard to keep the park perfect for you needs your help (with a lot less people and resources). Be nice, be responsible and have fun!

July 4th The City of Cumberland Independence Day Fireworks Celebration, scheduled for July 4th, will be held as planned.The City of Cumberland Independence Day Fireworks at Constitution Park will proceed as planned on July 4, 2020 commencing at approximately 9:30 pm. Leading up to the fireworks display, Constitution Park Pool will be open on July 4 from 11 am – 3 pm, with the park closing to the public at 4 pm. The City recommends that social gatherings to watch the fireworks still comply with current social distancing and group guidelines.In the unlikely event of rain, Sunday, July 5 has been set as the rain date. Any questions regarding the City’s Independence Day Celebration may be directed to the City’s Parks and Recreation Department by calling 301-759-6636 or emailing

July 4th City of Keyser Independence Day Fireworks will be held. Starting at 530pm at Brooks Park the following will be performing till the fireworks.
Solid Gold 530-715
New Chapter 730
Pinnacle 830 til fireworks begin. Cold drinks and hot dogs will be sold at the event. Officials ask that everyone social distance as much as possible. Absolutely NO fireworks of any kind on the park.

July 4th The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display. Join the celebration! Fireworks will light up the sky above Marsh Mountain at Wisp Resort overlooking Deep Creek Lake on July 4th. The display is set to begin around 9:30 pm and is set off from the tubing hill at the Mountain Park. For any location you choose to view the fireworks from, please remember to practice social distancing. Rain date:July 5th. If there is inclement weather on July 4th

July 4th The Moorefield Lions Club is proud to announce that we are once again hosting the Moorefield Independence Day Celebration! PLEASE FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AND PRACTICE SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING FOR THE HEALTH OF YOU AND EVERYONE INVOLVED.  WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER! Activities will take place at the Moorefield Town Park on Saturday July 4th Featured activities and events include:Lions Club BBQ chicken (until sold out)
Food Vendors
Parade starting at 2:00 PM
Fireworks starting at 9:30 PM
There will also be live music and entertainment featuring:

Oswald Thomas 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Jay Halterman 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Turning Point 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

July 10th Movie in the Park for Joshua Shirk “Miracles from Heaven” at 9pm at the Keyser West End Playground. This is a special movie event. July 10th at dark. All proceeds from concessions and donations will go to the family of Joshua Shirk. For those that don’t know 8 yr old Joshua Shirk was involved in a kayaking accident back in May. He had no pulse when he was pulled from the water. However they were able to get his pulse going at the local hospital. This young man has a long road to recovery but has made huge steps over the last couple weeks. Please come out and support this event to help Joshua’s family in this time. Movie and popcorn are free. Please bring a chair or blanket. As always please practice social distancing as much as possible.

July 19th – 25th Natural Resources careers camp at Hickory Environmental Education Center in Garrett County, MD from Sunday, July 19th to Saturday, July 25th. This event is for Maryland and Mid-Atlantic high school students interested in pursuing studies or a career in forestry and natural resources. It is a hands-on, week-long camp, with lodging and meals included. Students will learn about working in the field of natural resources, educational requirements, employment and career opportunities in forestry, water resources, and other related disciplines from teams of natural resource professionals. Submit your application online at


Aug 28th The 2nd Annual Fundraising Feast: Crab for a Cause. The event will be held on Saturday, August 29th at the Cumberland Outdoor Club Pavilion (31st Thomas St., Cumberland, MD 21502) from 1-5PM. The feast will include crabs, beer, corn, hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, live bands, and more. It will be $50 per person with limited number of tickets available. Watch for Early-Bird deals. Tickets will be available online or in-person. All the money raised will used for Allegany County Seniors to help them remain their homes and improve their quality of life! Call for more information at 301-784-7100 or visit

Aug 29th Tri-State Concert Association 2020: Lords of 52nd Street: Legends of the Billy Joel Band. It will feature Liberty Devitto, Richie Cannata, and Russell Javors; the original members of the Billy Joel Band. This single night show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29th at 8:00pm. Tickets will be priced at $40, $38, and $34. For new ticket information, contact: 301-876-4880, mail: PO Box 101, Cumberland MD 21501, or email: Visit


Sept 19th Tri-State Concert Association 2020: John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party, featuring music of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and Big Bopper. All shows will be held at the Allegany HS auditorium, 900 Seton Dr. Cumberland, MD at 7:30pm. Series Tickets: Box Seats & Floor – $190 and Upper Section – $170. Same reserved seats for all 5 shows. For new ticket information, contact: 301-876-4880, mail: PO Box 101, Cumberland MD 21501, or email: Visit


Oct 17th Tri-State Concert Association 2020: The Coasters & Johnny Tillotson. All shows will be held at the Allegany HS auditorium, 900 Seton Dr. Cumberland, MD at 7:30pm. Series Tickets: Box Seats & Floor – $190 and Upper Section – $170. Same reserved seats for all 5 shows. For new ticket information, contact: 301-876-4880, mail: PO Box 101, Cumberland MD 21501, or email: Visit


Nov 14th Tri-State Concert Association 2020: Sandra Waller & CO (50’s – 70’s dance). All shows will be held at the Allegany HS auditorium, 900 Seton Dr. Cumberland, MD at 7:30pm. Series Tickets: Box Seats & Floor – $190 and Upper Section – $170. Same reserved seats for all 5 shows. For new ticket information, contact: 301-876-4880, mail: PO Box 101, Cumberland MD 21501, or email: Visit