The new year is here, so why not try out some new things to do in Howard County? From cooking classes to mind body workshops, try out a few resolutions and see what sticks with any of these fun events. There's also plenty indoor fun for kids and it's the 10th anniversary of Howard County's Winter Restaurant Weeks. 

Jan 1-28--Holiday Model Train Garden

January 6--Finding and Committing to your purpose

January 6--New Year Nature Hike & Cider-Sipping at the Robinson Nature Center

January 12-- Owls of North America at the Howard County Conservancy

January 13-- Lil’ Acorns: Hibernation at Robinson Nature Center

January 13-- Lil’ Stars: Bear’s Shadow at Robinson Nature Center

January 14-- Pentaplay at Shadowland Adventure

January 16-- Cooking Class: The Maghreb in Winter

January 19-- Making All Things New at Bon Secours

January 20-- 1-Mile Bootcamp In The Mall in Columbia

January 20-- Saturday Puppet Theater at the Robinson Nature Center

January 20 & 21-- Baltimore Bead & Jewelry Show at the Howard County Fairgrounds

January 21-- Frozen Fest at the Robinson Nature Center

January 22-Feb 5 - Howard County Restaurant Weeks

January 27-- Afternoon Tea at Belmont Manor

January 27-- Growing Up Wild at the Robinson Nature Center

January 27-- Mind Body Medicine Workshop at Bon Secours

January 29-- 50th Anniversary Mass & Reception at Bon Secours

January 31-- Cooking Class: Main Course Soups at Secolari Artisan Oils & Vinegars


Music & Performing Arts

January 1-7--Miracle on 34th Street at Toby's Dinner Theatre

January 8 - 31 - Young Frankenstein at Toby's Dinner Theatre

January 12-- Tom Kimmel in Concert at Baldwin’s Station

January 25-- Dave Row at Baldwin’s Station

January 27-- Beethoven & Brahms at the Jim Rouse Theater


Art Exhibits

January 1-31-- Everyday Relics

Jan 1-7--The Gift of Art at the Artists’ Gallery

Jan 4-31--It’s been a Long Time at Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House

January 14-- La Dolce Vita! The Sweet Life! At the First Evangelical Lutheran Church

January 19-- HCAC Exhibit Reception at the Howard County Center for the Arts


For an up-to-date look at what's happening in Howard County, check out our complete calendar of events here.