Downtown Cumberland merchants will be offering sidewalk sales and special discounts throughout the day on Saturday October 14 as part of the ‘Fall for Downtown’ event.

The Book Center – Sidewalk sale & indoor specials

Fort Cumberland Emporium – Sidewalk sale and special discounts throughout the store

Barkin Basement Thrift Shop – BOGO Sidewalk sale and throughout the store – Buy One and get second item (of up to equal value) for half off. Refreshments served.

Hobbies Plus –  One Day Sale – Sale 20% off everything in the store. No minimum purchase required. Bring the kids, there will be free coloring pages that they can sit and color and we will be giving out free drinks (hugs), popcorn and suckers to the kids.

Mountainshine Creative – Join us at Mountainshine Creative during the Fall for Downtown event for a curbside tie dye party! Everything you need to make your own amazing wearable art. If there is rain, we will move indoors so come on in! $15/person.

Azad’s of Cumberland at The Qashqai Gallery – Persian Floor Art Open House – Art is not just meant for the wall and at Azad’s we have proof everywhere you can look. Come experience one of the oldest forms of art expression known to mankind. The Art of the Persian Rug

Embassy Theatre – Queen of the Queen City Drag Pageant – This year’s theme is Halloween Spectacular. Doors and Passport Cafe open in the lobby at 7 pm. The pageant begins at 9 pm. Cost is $10 per person, and ID is required. Age 18+ unless accompanied by an adult. For reservations or more information, call (240) 362-7183.

Allegany Arts Council – Symphony Saturdays – Introduce your child to the wonderful world of music and instruments through this fun program. Kids will experience orchestra instruments firsthand with musicians from the Maryland Symphony Orchestra! No previous experience required. Grades 1-5
There are two sessions for each instrument family.
Session “A” – 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Session “B” – 2:00pm – 3:00pm
This event is FREE. A child may be pre-registered by contacting the Allegany Arts Council at (301) 777-2787 or Parents are welcome to participate.

Allegany Arts Council Saville Gallery featuring Alexis Lavine: Luminous Watercolors open Saturday from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Gordon-Roberts House – Chainmail with Razmus – You’re invited to the medieval era! Artist, Raz Weissler will be giving a free tutorial on the creation, uses and history of chain mail on Saturday October 14th from 2-4 pm at The Gordon-Roberts House museum on Washington street in Cumberland, MD.

Allegany Museum & Allegany County Historical Society – Museum Coloring Contest on the bricks of Baltimore Street. No age limit to enter. Coloring pages are original drawings by Courtney McKay of local heritage sites. Everyone is a winner- so color a page and follow the Allegany Museum and The Allegany County Historical Society on facebook to see your work posted!

Allegany County Library on Washington Street – Fall displays on main floor, repackaged fall crafts for children that can be picked up at the front desk.

Allegany / Garrett Fireman’s Association  – Display on Baltimore Street

For more information visit or contact the Downtown Development Commission at 301-724-3655 ext. 103