Before you prepare to Spring forward, check out the unique things Howard County has going on this weekend! There is always something for the entire family to enjoy. #explorehocomd 


3/8 - Toddler Time @ Robinson Nature Center

Take part in simple, self-guided activities that encourage toddlers to move and explore unfamiliar textures, smells, sounds and sights found in the natural world.

3/9 - College Ready Workshop @ Howard County Library Savage Branch

For high school students and parents. Join college preparedness expert Valarie Austin for advice on career/college prep, choosing the right college and major, choosing the right classes, making smart financial decisions, and graduating on time.

3/9 - Lil’ Stars @ Robinson Nature Center

Let your little one discover outer space through views of the stars and planets, stories, crafts or song

3/9 - Afternoon English Tea @ Belmont Manor & Historical Park

Enjoy a traditional English Afternoon Tea in the stately Belmont Manor, built in 1738. Your taste buds will be tempted with a bottomless pot of tea, a Manor scone served with clotted cream and jam, tea savories and a delectable assortment of desserts

3/10 - Milled @ Robinson Nature Center

Spend the afternoon discovering Maryland’s milling heritage while taking the last chill out of winter thanks to two products made from grain


3/9 - German Wine Festival @ Petite Cellers

Drink, mingle, and learn with renowned German winemakers from the Pfalz, Rheingau, Mosel and Nahe Regions. Award winning and versatile wines unlike any in the world.

3/10 - Mario Day @ Jailbreak Brewing Company

Celebrate everyone’s favorite Italian plumber on Sunday, March 10th—otherwise known as National Mario Day—at Jailbreak Brewing Company!

3/10 - Chili Cookoff @ Ellicott Mills Brewing Company

Bring a warmer filled with your homemade chili any style. Happy hour all day and Evan Williams specials. Prizes for all!



3/9 - Jazz Festival and Concert @ Monteabaro Recital Hall in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center

The afternoon events will include master classes and clinics conducted by members of the Howard Community College Jazz Faculty for select student groups from Howard County, Maryland. The day will culminate with a concert given by the HCC Faulty Jazz Quartet.



Visionary Women : The Journey, Art About Women by Women Gallery Show and Reception

An invitational art exhibit and series of events celebrating the talents and art of women from Howard County and elsewhere in Maryland during National Women's History Month. Everyone is invited -no admission fee or registration required.

Twilight : Los Angeles, 1992 @ Rep Stage

Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, continues its 26th season with “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.” Anna Deavere Smith’s stunning play explores the people who experienced the Rodney King riots and the devastating human impact of that event.

Fire and Flood @ The Artists’ Gallery

Artists’ Gallery invites your to our March Exhibit : "Fire and Flood",  featuring mixed media and collage works by Leah Lewman.

Gypsy: Let Me Entertain You! @ Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Regarded by many theatre professionals as the greatest musical ever created, GYPSY is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own