September is here, which means back to school, cooler weather, and those fun fall activities we all love so much! 

Special Events:

September 2 - 30 Historic Ellicott City Annual Decorator Show House 

September 22-23 54th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show at the Howard County Fairgrounds
September 1 1st Saturday's at Savage Mill
September 1 Babes in Backpacks at the Robinson Nature Center 
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 EC Marketplace at The Wine Bin
September 1, 2 MD Sportsman and Outdoors Show at the Howard County Fairgrounds
September 3 Sip and Stitch at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Company 
September 3 Voices for Children 5K and Fun Run at Cypressmede Park
 September 4 Fundraiser for Art Ellicott City Golf Benefit at the Waverly Woods Golf Club
September 4 Wilde Reading Series at the Columbia Art Center
September 5 Brew Ha! Ha! at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Company
September 5 Cooking Class: Flavors of Malaga Spain at Secolari Artisan Oils & Vinegars
September 6 Space Matters at the Robinson Nature Center
September 8 A Spooky Saturday! at Old Mill Cafe 

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September 8 Plein Air Paint Out Columbia at The Columbia Lakefront and Lake Kittamaqundi
September 8 Fall Flea Market at the Gary J Arthur Community Center 
September 8 My Dream Year at the Robinson Nature Center
September 9 27th Annual Howard County Police Pace at Centennial Park
September 9 Grandparents Day at the Robinson Nature Center
September 2 - 30 Paint Nite at Ellicott Mills Brewing Company
September 15 202nd Anniversary Celebration at Historic Savage Mill
September 15-16 41st Annual Korean Festival at the Howard County Fairgrounds
September 15 6th Annual Wilde Lake Old Fashioned Family Picnic at Wilde Lake Park
September 15 Beer Brunch at Manor Hill Tavern 
September 15 Chrysalis Kids: Dance Party on the Chrysalis at Merriweather Park
September 16 5th Annual Discovery Downtown Columbia 5K at the Columbia Lakefront
September 16 Columbia Concert Band's Musical Journey: A Musical Instrument Presentation for Children
September 18 Cooking Class: Keep your cool with your market basket with Chef Wecker at Secolari Artitan Oils & Vinegars
September 19 School's Out! Living off the land day camp at Robinson Nature Center
September 20 Robin Bullock & Sur Richards at Baldwin's Station 
September 23 Fall Equinox Twilight Hike and Campfire at the Howard County Conservancy
September 23 Robinson Nature Center Anniversary Open House
September 26 Vino Vino Vino Salute! at Secolari Artisan Oils & Vinegars
September 27 Fall Geocaching at Robinson Nature Center
September 28 Friends of Ours w/ Cat Power and Phoebe Bridgers
September 28 Murder Mystery at Baldwin's Station
September 29 Hops & Harvest Festival
September 29 Take your child birding at the Robinson Nature Center
September 30 Howard County Out of the Darkness Walk at Lake Elkhorn
September 30 Hungry Caterpillar Tea Party at the Robinson Nature Center

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Music  & Performing Arts: 

September 1 - 29 Concerts on the Courtyard at Ellicott City Historic District 

September 1 - 9 Mamma Mia! at Toby's Dinner Theater

September 6, 13, 20 Sweeny Todd, The Demon barber of Fleet Street at the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center

September 13 Joe Jencks at Baldwin's Stations

September 21 Portugal. The Man at Merriweather Post Pavilion


September 22 Trillectro 2018 at Merriweather Post Pavilion

September 30 WPOC Sunday in the Country at Merriweather Post Pavilion 

Checking out the art at Columbia Festival of the Arts Weekend Festival

Art Exhibits:

September 1 Celebrate with Fruit on the Vine--Paintings by Pauline Rakis at Artists Gallery

September 1- 29 ManneqART Exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council

September 1 - 29 Through Another Lens at the Howard County Arts Council

September 15-30 Exhibition: Second Annual Color Columbia PLein Air Paint Out at the Columbia Art Center