This month get ready for family vacations, cookouts, and of course fireworks! There is a number of fun and exciting things planned this month, so if you're looking for the perfect summer getaway or activity, explore Howard County.

July 1-29- A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Patapsco Female Institute 

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 23- Awana Program at Church Building

July 1- Banjos, BBQ, Blue Jeans--Ellicott City Fundraiser at St. Peter's Episcopal Church

July 10-7- Infinite Creator; Installation and Painting by Fidel Carey-Realmo at the Columbia Arts Center

July 1- Liberty TEA at the Elkridge Furnace Inn

July 1-31- Mamma Mia! at Toby's Dinner Theater

July 2- Cooking Class: Independence Day Sparklers at Secolari

July 3- Jazz Jam at The Judges Bench

July 4- Fourth of July celebration at the Columbia Lakefront

July 5- Space Matters at the Robinson Nature Center

July 5- Wall-E at Belmont Manor and Historic Park

July 6- Foo Fighters at Merriweather 

July 6-8- Paint It! Ellicott City 2018

July 7- Chrysalis Kids: Crandsons JR. at Merriweather Park

July 8- Dog Cluster at the Howard County Fairgrounds

 

Photo Credit: Howard County Recreation & Parks

July 8- Wild for Water at the Robinson Nature Center

July 9- August 17- Paint It! Ellicott City juried exhibition at the Howard County Arts Council

July 9- Superhero Movement Camp: A boys movement camp at Kinetics Dance Theater

July 9- August 17- Vibrance at the Howard County Arts Council

July 12- Wonderful World of Worms at Sharps Farm

July 14- Solar Fest at the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks 

July 18- Cooking Class: Treasures of the Sea at Secolari

July 19- Young Frankenstein at Belmont Manor

July 19- River Romp at the Robinson Nature Center

July 19- Connla in concert at Baldwin's Station

July 21- Dispatch at Merriweather Post Pavilion

July 21-22 Howard County Indian Pow-Wow at the Howard County Fairgrounds

July 22- DC101 Kerfuffle at Merriweather Post

July 23- Cooking Class: From Farm to Table Summertime Solstice at Secolari

July 24- Meet the friendly ghosts of Belmont Manor

July 26- George Wurzbach at Baldwin's Station

July 26-29- The Columbia Lakefront Film Festival

July 28- David Byrne w/ Benjamin Clementine at Merriweather Post Pavilion 

July 28- ECStrong 5K

July 28- ECStrong Festival at the Howard County Fairgrounds

July 28- Family Summer's Evening Nature Walk and Campfire at the Robinson Nature Center

July 29- Vans Warped Tour at Merriweather Post Pavilion

July 30- Youth Culinary Day Camp at the Elkridge Furnace Inn

July 31- Cooking Class: Sauce Recipes for Perfect Summer Pastas at Secolari