Welcome back to the weekend, Howard County! This is a long weekend for many of you, which makes it the perfect time to get out there and explore HoCo! 

HoCo Family:

First Saturday’s at Historic Savage Mill

First Saturdays are FREE events held on the Rams Head Patio, the first Saturday of each month, May through September from 1 to 5 PM. These events are family friendly and will include live music, shopping, kids crafts, food, drink specials, and much more!

Babes in Backpacks
For our tiniest visitors and their parents/guardians, this program provides infants with the chance to become familiar with the sights, sounds, smells and textures of the great outdoors. Expose your infant to new experiences that will build their comfort level encountering unfamiliar objects and spending time outside! 

Voices for Children 5K and Fun Run
A group of students a Mt. Hebron High School are carrying on the work of Hannah Arnold, a Mt. Hebron alumni, and are organizing a 5K and Fun Run for September 3, 2018 in Ellicott City. All of the money raised for this event goes to a local Howard County charity called Voices for Children. 

HoCo Music:

Concerts on the Courtyard

Free outdoor concerts every Friday & Saturday evening on the Tonge Row Courtyards.  Always family friendly!  Enjoy snacks and desserts from the Little Market CafeRiver House Pizza and ScoopAHHdeedoo. BYOB is ok but only on Little Market Cafe property. 

Mamma Mia!
A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. Audiences around the world have fallen in love with the music and story that make MAMMA MIA! the feel good show of our time. 

HoCo Art:

Celebrate with Fruit of the Vine

Pauline Rakis exhibits acrylic paintings and collages that pay tribute to the humble grate.

"It can be red, white, rose, sparkling. ... . Each gathering is enhanced when we raise a glass or two with each other"

Through Another Lens
Evocative photographic portraiture by Linda Bunk and Mead Notkin is featured in this exhibit.

A free reception on September 14 from 6-8pm will kick off the annual Road to the Arts weekend. The evening will also include HCAC's Annual Meeting & Grant Awards Ceremony, as well Resident Artist Open Studios from 7-8pm.

ManneqART Exhibit
ManneqART explores the world of sculpture on the human form, with a display of work from past and present ManneqART wearable art competitions.

HoCo Festivals

MD Sportsman and Outdoors Show
The Maryland Sportsman Show is a 2 day event packed with over 100+ vendors. 
This show offers a one-stop shopping experience, with great values on hunting and fishing gear, clothing, and ATVs, boats, Rvs and trucks. 


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