A winter wonderland of illuminations at the Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens is sure to become a family holiday tradition. The holiday décor takes visitors through an hour-long display of twinkling lights that features G-scale model trains, along with nightly musical performances – a full schedule of performances can be found on the website.read more
Happening Now Near Brompton House: Brookside Garden of Lights!
Secure Your Spot at the Starting Line for the 2019 Jingle Bell Run in Ellicott City
The Arthritis Foundation has organized the 2019 Jingle Bell Run in Ellicott City at Centennial Park for December 8th. On site, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run begins at 9 a.m. Run – or walk – in the spirit of the season. The Arthritis Foundation is a nonprofit organization there to help educateread more
Learn to Bake the Perfect Holiday Pie at the Elkridge Furnace Inn on Nov. 21
The Elkridge Furnace Inn is known for its high-quality fare, so you can count on Executive Pastry Chef Alexis Chalk of the inn to provide exemplary culinary education at the Classic Holiday Pies: Cooperative Cooking Experience. On Thursday, November 21st from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., she’s inviting novices into her kitchen to learn how toread more
Meet the Friendly Ghosts of Belmont Manor on Nov. 12
You probably know Belmont Manor and Historic Park as a wedding venue, and the 85-acre estate certainly is a popular spot to say, “I do.” But that’s only a small sliver of its much larger story. After all, the mansion was built back in 1738, and much has unfolded there in the ensuing centuries. Youread more
Nov. 8 Marks the Final Elkridge Food Truck Friday of the Season!
Since the beginning of April, Elkridge Food Truck Friday has been a weekly tradition! This Friday marks your last opportunity to enjoy the event until spring. Just like every week before it, the upcoming Elkridge Food Truck Friday will bring a fleet of food trucks to the parking lot of the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Departmentread more
Get in the Halloween Spirit With an Ellicott City Haunted History Tour
Many people had a hand in building Ellicott City, from the people who founded it to the early educators and railroad workers. You’ll learn all about the foundation of the community—and a few spooky side stories—during the Ellicott City Haunted History Tour. In honor of Halloween, you can catch this tour every weekend in Octoberread more
Coming to the Roger Carter Community Center: HallowRead 2019!
If you’re a firm believer in the worth of a worn paperback book, you already have something in common with the organizer of HallowRead, Rachel Rawlings. When she saw the way the digital age was overshadowing the time-old tradition of reading a real book, she decided to launch a book festival dedicated to her favorite genre:read more
Head to Clark’s Elioak Farm for Some Fall Fun
This time of year, Clark’s Elioak Farm specializes in quintessential fall activities. You can scour the pumpkin patch for the perfect future jack-o-lantern. You can go for a hayride as you sip on local apple cider. You can test your sense of direction in the haybale maze. And these are just the everyday activities—the farmread more
Bring a Sweet Tooth to Kupcakes & Co.
Kupcakes & Co. was born out of a longstanding family tradition of baking. Owner Michelle grew up working in the kitchen with her mother to craft tasty treats for friends and family. When she became a mother, she fostered an appreciation in her twin daughters for all things sweet and beautiful by doing the same.read more
Sept. 21 Near Brompton House: The 42nd Annual Korean Festival!
From the music to the cuisine, the Korean culture is a rich one. The 42nd Annual Korean Festival celebrates this culture and the Korean-American community, just as it has for decades. Thousands of people descend upon the Howard County Fairgrounds every year, and you can be part of the crowd this weekend when the festivalread more