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Maryland Restaurant Week

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 9:00 AM by Visit Howard County

Maryland Restaurant Week is back for its second year, kicking off September 17th. For ten days, all counties and all restaurants come together to celebrate and support Maryland's restaurant industry. Participating restaurants may offer special menus,…

Hops & Harvest Festival

Thursday, September 9, 2021 10:00 AM

Celebrate Maryland craft beer at the annual fall Hops and Harvest Festival in Columbia, Maryland on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021. Get your ticket and get ready to enjoy: Over 30 Local Craft Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries Craft Beverage…

Farm & Flavor

Monday, August 16, 2021 11:00 AM by Mike Dwyre

Farm & Flavor The 2021-2022 Farm & Flavor Guide is here! This years focus is on Stewards of the Land: Howard County's and Merry Acres Farms Horses. Read through the virtual guide to also learn all about Howard County's farms, farmers markets, and…

It's Showtime at Toby's Dinner Theater

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 1:00 PM by Mike Dwyre

Ask anyone who lives in or has visited Howard County what their number one recommendation is for a visitor, and more often than not, they’ll tell you to see a show at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. Toby’s has been a staple of the Columbia community for more…

Outdoor Movies

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 1:00 PM by Mike Dwyre

Outdoor movies are in abundance this year, with full lineups at 3 different locations in Howard County all summer long. The Wine Bin Free Movie Night An annual tradition for years, The Wine Bin returns in 2021 with the beloved outdoor summer event.…

Fourth of July Festivities!

Thursday, June 24, 2021 11:00 AM

Last year, the Covid-19 pandemic forced the nation to forgo celebrations, fireworks, parades, family gatherings and BBQs. This July 4th, we not only celebrate independence but also our collective effort and progress towards overcoming the Covid-19…