Pick up a map on the square along Main Street and visit local businesses to get your map stamped on December 1, 2018 Map stamping begins at 10 am & must be returned to the square by 3 pm. Visit with Santa and receive a free picture from 10:00 am – 12:45 pm, and then from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm in the Gazebo on the square at Mechanicstown Park. Listen to the Sounds of the Season byThurmont's Gateway Brass Ensemble Enjoy a special holiday performance by National Award Winning ESP Dance in their Studio on Water Street. Gather at Hobbs Hardware at 4 PM down on Main Street for prize drawings. Horse and carriage rides take place throughout the day with our favorite horse, Mr. Joe Moose! Horse and carriage rides are walk-up or by reservations by calling the town office at 301.271.7313, press 0 to be connected.Reservations can made starting November 6 through November 30. The cost is $10 per person.