Celebrate the return of warmer weather and longer days with a serious dose of fun this April. This month in Howard County brings the beginning of Cherrybration Events,the annual SpringFest in Old Ellicott City and much more! 

Monthly Highlights: 

April 7 Enchanted Forest Cherrybration Weekend at Clark's Elioak Farm

April 21- Milkshake Chrysalis Kids 2018 Kickoff Concert at The Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

April 21- SpringFest at Old Ellicott City

April 22- Columbia 10 Miler

April 30- Healthy Kids Cook-Off Live Competition at the YMCA

Special Events:

April 1 Brunch and Bunnies at 5458 Restaurant & Bar 

April 1 Easter Brunch Buffet at Baldwin's Station

April 1 Egg Hunt Weekend at Clark's Elioak Farm

April 2-3 Spring Break Drama Camp at the Drama Learning Center & Red Branch Theater Company

April 2 Rails, Mills and Hills Spring Break Excursion at Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station

April 5 Space Matters at the Robinson Nature Center

April 7 Afternoon Tea at Belmont Manor

April 7 First Saturday Stories at Robinson Nature Center

April 7 Ladies Night Hike & Campfire Social at the Robinson Nature Center

April 8 Animals Animals: Wildlife Games & Stories at the Robinson Nature Center

April 10 Cooking Class: Sunny Taste of Spain at Secolari Artisan Oils & Vinegars

April 10 Experiences of Inspired Ghost Tracking at Belmont Manor & Historic Park

April 10 Howard County Literary Reading Series: Wilde Reading Series at the Columbia Art Center

April 12 Colorful Characters of Ellicott City - It's kind of like Ripley's Believe it or Not! at the Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum

April 13 11th Annual Pretty in Pink Ladies Champagne Luncheon and Fashion Show at Turf Valley Resort

April 13 Aperture Workshop with Amee Sweet Mcnamara at Howard County Arts Council

April 13 Blossoms of Hope Annual Theme Exhibition Reception at the Columbia Arts Center

April 13 Mysteries of the Unknown Masquerade at The Elkridge Furnace Inn

April 13 Toddler Time at the Robinson Nature Center

April 14 Babes in Backpacks at the Robinson Nature Center

April 14 Fifty Shades of Pai(sley) Workshop- Instructor Amee Sweet-McNamara

April 14 Trusty the Tractor Weekend at Clark's Elioak Farm

April 15 2018 Weddings & Events Showcase at Historic Oakland Manor

April 15 An English Garden Literary Tea at Elkridge Furnace Inn and Garden House

April 15 Belmont Manor Open House 

April 15 English Garden Literary Tea Elkridge Furnace Inn and Garden House

April 15 Teddy Bear Picnic Tea Party at the Robinson Nature Center

April 18 Lil' Acorns Spring Mini-Camp at the Robinson Nature Center

April 21 Horse Discovery Center Stick Horse Weekend at Clark's Elioak Farm

April 21 Howard County Brewery Tour at Maryland Brewery Tours

April 21 Howard County GreenFest: Explore, Connect, Act at Howard County College

April 22 Earth Day Exploration & Excavation at the Robinson Nature Center

April 25 Cooking Class: Two Chefs Are Better Than One! At Secolari Artisan Oils & Vinegars

April 26-30 True West at the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center

April 27 10th Annual Pink Greens Golf Classic at Turf Valley Resort

April 27 Murder Mystery at Baldwin's Station

April 28 An Introduction to Mindfulness at Pure Meditation Studio

April 28 Lil' Acorns Spring Fling at the Robinson Nature Center

April 28 Not Your Average Field Day 2018 at Soccerdome

April 28-29 Spring Craft Weekend at Clark's Elioak Farm

April 28 Steampunk Masquerade at the Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station

 

Art

April1-15 Drawing to Understand: Youth Art Month Exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council

April 1 Fariba Gheisour: Tranquility at the Columbia Art Center

April 1-15 No Boundaries at the Howard County Arts Council

April 1 Simultaneous Realities: Joanna Barnum

Music

April 5 Dan Navarro in Concert at Baldwin's Station

April 7 Break from Normalcy - the "Trout" Piano Quintent at the Monteabaro Recital Hall

April 14 Jazz Festival and Concert at the Smith Theater

April 14 Symphonic Pops at the Jim Rouse Theater

April 15 Jazz Festival HCC Faculty Concert at the Monteabaro Recital Hall

April 19 A Tribute to John Denver with Bill Danoff, Sean McGhee, Ron Greenstein & Paul Prestopino at Baldwin's Station

April 21 Santiago Rodriguez in Concert at the Monteabaro Recital Hall

April 22 Free Spring Concert of The Masters at St. Louis Church

April 29 From Tragedy to Triumph at Howard County Concert Orchestra

April 30 Howard Community College Small Jazz Group Concert