December 1 - Cocktail Bar & Live Music at The Wine Bin
December 1 - Festive Fridays: Craft Cocktail Crawl at Columbia Lakefront
December 1 - Midnight Madness in Old Ellicott City
December 1 - "Rivers, Rocks and RailRoads" with Ned Tillman at Howard County Historical Society Museum
December 2 - 45th Holiday Mart Juried Arts & Crafts Show at GaryJ. Arthur Community Center
December 2 - Annual Bollman Bridge Lighting at Historic Savage Mill
December 2 - Breakfast with Santa at Seasons 52
December 3 - Holiday Open House at Belmont Manor
December 4 - Twinkling Tots at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods
December 5 - Christmas in the Park at Gary J. Arthur Community Center
December 7 - Military Appreciation Night at Symphony of Lights
December 7 - Open House & Holiday Sale at Howard County Arts Council
December 8 - Festive Fridays: Family Fun Friday at the LakeFront Columbia
December 9 - Holiday Decorating Workshop at Robinson Nature Center
December 10 - Deer Santa at Robinson Nature Center
December 10 - Holiday Afternoon Tea at Belmont Manor
December 10 - Holiday Bubbles Tasting at The Iron Bridge Wine Co.
December 10 - Kupcakes with Santa at Kupcakes Co.
December 9-10 Nutcracker on Ice at Columbia Ice Rink
December 12 - Introduction to Ghost Investigating at Belmont Manor & Historic Park
December 13 - Gemind Meteor Shower at Howard County Conservancy
December 15 - Smoking Hot Holiday Party Weekend Featuring Blue Miracle
December 16 - Santa's Soaring Adventure at Terrapin Adventures
December 24 - 3rd Annual Hawaiian Shirt Christmas Eve Dinner at The Iron Bridge Wine Co.
December 24 - Christmas Eve Buffet at Alexandra's American Fusion
December 27 - Pentaplay at Shadowland Laser Adventures
December 28 - Dickens Literary Afternoon Tea at Elkridge Furnace Inn & Garden House
December 30 - Mr. Fezzywigs Holiday Ball with Maryland Brewery Tours
December 31 - Midnight at 7 at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods
December 31 - New Year's Eve Celebration at Columbia Inn at Peralynna
December 31 - New Year's Eve Dinner at The Iron Bridge Wine co.
Music & Performing Arts:
December 1-31 Holiday Model Train Garden at B&O Railroad Museum Ellicott City
December 1-31 Symphony of lights at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods
December 1-31 Toby's Dinner Theatre Presents Miracle on 34th Street at Toby's Dinner Theatre
December 8-23 Madagascar - A Musical Adventure at Red Branch Theatre Company
December 2 - District 5 in Concert at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia
December 2 - Symphonie Fantastique at Jim Rouse Theatre
December 4 - Howard Community College Music Spotlight Concert at Monteabaro Recital Hall
December 5 - Howard Community College Jazz Ensemble Concert at Monteabaro Recital Hall
December 7 - Celtic Christmas featuring Irish Music at Baldwin's Station
December 9 - Voices 21: Concerts at Christ Episcopal Church
December 14 - Red Molly's Abbie Gardner & We're about 9 Concert at Baldwin Station
December 16 - Family Holiday Concert at Jim Rouse Theatre
December 16 - Tales of the Tannenbaum at Howard County Conservancy
December 1-15 Art Howard County 2017 at Howard County Arts Council
Showcasing artists who live, work, or study in Howard County, Maryland are the focus of Art Howard County 2017, a biennial, juried exhibit featuring work in a variety of media. This year’s guest juror is Thomas Engleman, Gallery Director and Professor of Visual Arts at Howard Community College.
December 1-15 CHROMA at Howard County Arts Council
Reality proves a fertile playground for the imaginations of the artists showcased in in this gallery exhibit. Sabine Carlson’s colorful oil paintings depict fragmented figurative imagery in abstracted landscapes, while Robert Mathews creates unsettling portraits of his ‘imaginary friends.
December 1-31 The Gift of Art at the Artist's Gallery
Artists’ Gallery in Ellicott City continues its current show of artwork to inspire gifts for friends, family and loved ones during the months of December.“The Gift of Art” includes additional small wood objects, ceramic pieces, jewelry, small paintings and other interesting work. Holiday Reception will be held on Saturday, December 16 from 2pm-5pm.