This holiday weekend enjoy family and friends with bunnies and brunch! Check out Howard County arts and cultural scene, along with family egg hunt. There is plenty to see and do this weekend all around Howard County. Get out and #explorehocomd 


April 20 - 21 Egg Hunt Weekend @ Clark’s Elioak Farm
Children of different ages (ages 1 to 3 and 4 to 6) will have a chance to hunt for eggs all day (10 AM, 10:30, 11 AM, 11:30, 12 noon, 12:30, 1 PM, 1:30, 2 PM, 2:30, 3 PM, 3:30, 4 PM, 4:30 and 5 PM) on both Saturday and Sunday

April 20 - Community Clean Up @ Howard County Conservancy
Come make a local impact on April 20th with the Howard County Conservancy at our Belmont location by helping with a roadside clean-up! The clean up will last one hour and take place along Elibank Drive located just outside the entry road to Belmont

April 20 - Belmont History Hike @ Belmont Manor Carriage House
Enjoy this easy hike with Fred Dorsey around Belmont’s grounds as he shares highlights of both the family and the property’s history.

April 21 - Easter Brunch @ Turf Valley Resort

HoCoFestival and Events

April 20 -  Festival and Double Can Release @ Black Flag Brewing Company
Live music, food, and two brand new appropriately rad cans! The brewhouse area beer garden will be open 12-9ish and the taproom will stay open until midnight.


April 21 - Jazz Brunch @ The Walrus Oyster & Ale House

April 19 - Willie Nile @ The Soundry

April 20 - Wharf Rats @ The SoundryApril 21 - Easter Brunch & Jazz @ The Soundry
Indulge in a selection of delectable brunch starters, entrées, and desserts while enjoying live music from Hot Club of Baltimore.


April 20 - Leonardo da Vinci : An Augmented Experience @ Howard County Library Glenwood Branch
In honor of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's birth, explore some of his greatest inventions. Using Google Augmented Reality and video clips, learn about the helicopter, the tank, and others. Registration Required.

Bats in Belfries : Shana R. Goetsch & Danielle N. Garzelloni @ The Rouse Company Foundation Gallery
Bats in Belfries refers to an old colloquialism which presents bats as an allegory for mental illness. It relates architecture or structures to that of the mind’s own framework.

Alfonso Fernandez Vazquez : Entranced  @ Richard B. Talkin Family Art Gallery
The Horowitz Center Galleries presents the work of Alfonso Fernandez Vazquez in the Richard B. Talkin Family Art Gallery from April 1 -  May 6.
"Entranced" refers to the way viewers are lured into the works to discover nuances in color, texture, and iconography that forms a negotiation between subtle imagery referencing immigration, politics, and cultural identity.

Color & Places @ The Artists’ Gallery
Julie Gross presents a series of dynamic urban landscapes that explore the neon color palette associated with Miami, Peru and the Caribbean. She likes to use the magic of color and simply shapes while examining the effects of black light and neon oil color.

Brenda Kidera’s Natureworks Conveys Life @ Horsespirit Arts Gallery
Brenda Kidera’s classical realist paintings explore her passion for birds, animals, plants, trees, and waterways.  Rural areas of Maryland and various travels across the country were the inspiration for the collection. The pieces will continue to be displayed at HorseSpirit Arts Gallery from March 31st through April 21st.  

Defining Ourselves : I Am More than What You See (Youth Art Month exhibit) @ Howard County Arts Council
Presented through an ongoing partnership between Howard County Public School System and the Arts Council, this year’s Youth Art Month exhibit features hundreds of works by HCPSS students in grades K-12, selected from public school art classes throughout the county.