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  • Autumn Glory Kick-Off Dinner & Reception

  • Kick-Off Dinner & Reception Sponsor: 

    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 2018 Kick-Off Dinner will be held on Wednesday, October 10th in the McHenry Lodge at Wisp Resort from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 

    To register online for the dinner click HERE

    Dinner Entertainment Sponsor: 

    Kick-Off Dinner Centerpiece & Decoration Sponsor: 

  • 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 27, 2018.  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 22, 2018

    Accident Homecoming 4th of July Parade – Tuesday, July 4, 2018

    Friendsville Days Parade – Saturday, August 11, 2018

    Buckwheat Festival Parade - Saturday, September 29, 2018

    Wednesday Night Autumn Glory Kick-off Dinner – Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Thursday Night Fireman’s Parade – Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Friday Night: Banjo Championship – Friday, October 12, 2018

    Saturday, October 13, 2018

       Grand Feature Parade

                   Various Events

                    Fiddle Contest

    Sunday, October 14, 2018

                    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 1st, 2018. 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