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    The Autumn Glory Kick-Off Dinner & Reception is held the Wednesday of the Autumn Glory Festivities. The night features cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres and a full course dinner including assorted desserts. A presentation follows with an introduction of the Autumn Glory King & Queen, Sponsor recognition presentation, Golden Ambassador presentation and a commemorative photo auction. The evening ends with live music courtesy of 80's Enough and dancing. The 2017 Kick-Off Dinner will be held on Wednesday, October 11th in the Ag Heritage Hall at the Garrett County Fairgrounds with catering by Dutch's at Silver Tree. You can register for the Kick-Off Dinner HERE

    The 2017 Kick-Off Reception & Dinner Sponsor is:

    The 2017 Kick-Off Reception Entertainment Sponsors are:

    The Centerpiece & Decoration Sponsor is: 

  • Royalty Court 

    It is a great honor to be part of the Royalty Court and represent Garrett County.  We would like to invite all those students in their junior year to submit an application with fee by Friday, April 28, 2017.  This year, we will be choosing a king and a queen for the Court and both will receive an educational contribution.

    As part of the application, you are required to submit a 300 word essay on why you think you should be selected to be part of the Royalty Court. This is in addition to the application fee of $25.00. You can download the application form HERE

    Since it is important to support all facets of Autumn Glory, if selected, you must be able to attend the following events because it is very important to support all facets of Autumn Glory:

    Grantsville Days Parade – Friday, June 23, 2017

    Accident Homecoming 4th of July Parade – Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Friendsville Days Parade – Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Buckwheat Festival Parade - Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Wednesday Night Autumn Glory Kick-off Dinner – Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Thursday Night Fireman’s Parade – Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Friday Night: Banjo Championship – Friday, October 13, 2017

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

       Grand Feature Parade

                   Various Events

                    Fiddle Contest

    Sunday, October 15, 2017

                    Various Events- Sundae Eating Contest

    Once you have completed your application, please return the application and fee to the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541. 

    We hope to complete the process by June 1, 2017. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Nick Sharps at the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce by calling (301) 387-5237 or emailing nick@garrettchamber.com.