Summer is beginning to near its end. Pretty soon kids will be back in school, and the leaves will be falling.
But before Summer breathes its last breath, we still have one big party. Labor day.
How Should You Spend Your Labor Day?
Labor day weekend is the last big weekend of Summer, so you know you want to spend it right.
But what should you do?
We’ve put together this guide to help you figure out how to spend your Labor Day.
1. Have a Cookout
This is probably what most people will be doing this Labor Day, and for good reason. Who doesn’t love a good cookout?
Make sure you get some of the best meat Carroll County has to offer by shopping locally.
Pork & Beans in Westminster, MD is a great place to pick up meats. Some of the meats they sell include hams, bacon, sausage, corned beef, and roast beef.
Another great place to get your cookout supplies is Miller’s Food Market in Manchester, MD. You can get your meat, hot food, and deli trays there.
2. Get a Couple Scoops of Ice Cream
It’s looking to be a bit of a hot weekend, so why not cool off with some of Carroll County’s best ice cream.
Carroll County is filled with great ice cream shops. Some of our favorites include:
- JJ Hoffman’s Creamery in Hampstead
- Norwood Homemade Ice Cream in Sykesville
- Baugher’s in Westminster
- Myer’s Crab Shack in New Windsor
3. Finish Up Some Back to School Shopping
September 4, 2018, the day after Labor Day is the first day back to school for Carroll County Public Schools. So if you have a little one getting ready for elementary, or a teen preparing for high school, make sure you send them off prepared.
For more information on going back to school, check out our Carroll County Back to School Guide.
4. Visit a Park
Carroll County is easily one of Maryland’s most beautiful and scenic counties. Adding to this beauty are the many parks of Carroll County.
Some of our favorites include:
- The Bear Branch Nature Center in Westminster, MD
- The Morgan Run Natural Environment in Westminster, MD
- Piney Run Park in Sykesville, MD
- The Bennett Cerf Dog Park in Westminster, MD
5. Visit a Winery
Why not have a little bit of grape juice this weekend? Carroll County has so many great wineries.
We’ve covered the top wineries in Carroll County , but here’s some of our favorites:
- Old Westminster Winery, in Westminster
- Serpent Ridge Vineyard, in Westminster
- Black Ankle Vineyard, in Mt. Airy
6. Catch up on the Carroll Worldwide Podcast
If you’re just looking to relax this weekend, maybe you can catch up on the most recent episode of the Carroll Worldwide Podcast.
Whatever you choose to do this weekend, be it something from our list, or something else entirely, make sure you have some fun while doing it.
Take the weekend off!