Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. To submit an event in the Patch events calendar, click on “Events” at the top of the page and then click on the green "Add an event" button on the right side of the page. Winter Wild Scavenger Hunt Rearview Mirror at Phoenix Emporium Valentine’s Day Dinner Tea on the Tiber Youth Dance Valentine's Day After-Dark Couple's Evening An Alternative to the Traditional Valentine's Day Peralynna Dinner Club Event Kids on Broadway King Teddy swings Blob's Park Terrapin Adventures – Valentine’s Romantic Adventure
Peter Franchot said that all of the Main Street merchants made recovery from the CSX train derailment easier.
The Maryland Comptroller Friday thanked Phoenix Emporium owner Mark Hemmis for providing "delicious food" and support during the aftermath of the CSX train derailment. Peter Franchot said that all of the Main Street businesses came together to support county, state and CSX workers to help make the recovery process easier for everyone in the Historic District. Main Street was closed to traffic from about midnight on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 21 until 7 p.m. that Friday after which local bloggers, merchants and even Ray Rice called for residents to shop in the Historic District and help businesses that had suffered during the clean-up. Hemmis opened his restaurant to workers while they assessed and cleaned up the damage caused by the …