Welcome to the first weekend in November! Howard County is hosting US Quidditch Championship this weekend, ghost tours are still going on, and music that will knock your socks off at The Soundry plus much more is happening all around Howard County. There is so many things the family can experience this weekend, so why not get out and make some memories! #explorehocomd
EC Ghost Tours
We double dare you to walk the streets and learn more about the past inhabitants of this historic milltown — one of the oldest and most haunted locales in America! The lady in white of Tonge Row, the Civil War soldier who stalks the lower end of Main Street, and the vigilant firefighter of Station 2 invite you to hear their stories during our frightfully fun ghost tours.
Historic Savage Mill Ghost Tours
Discover the Mill’s haunted history, where restless spirits continue to roam the halls!
Family Fridays Under the Dome - Robinson Nature Center Nov.2 6:30pm
$6 a person Treat your family to unique shows at Robinson Nature Center's NatureSphere planetarium. Each program features a full-dome movie preceded by a family-friendly planetarium presentation. No late seating.
Grand Opening Weekend @ Mary’s Land Farm 10am-5pm
Farm tours, live exhibits, music and square dancing
Give Thanks weekend at Sharp Farm Nov 3-4 10am-5pm
Support the Howard County Food Bank by bring canned goods in exchange for a narrated scenic hayride around the farm and Cattail Creek. Corn maze, country store, farm animals, face painting, apples and cider. Last weekend open for the season.
Pumpkin Chucking Weekend - Clark Elioak Farm Nov 3-4 10am-5pm
Bring your own pumpkin and have it launched across the farm on a special catapult. Pony and hay rides.
Howard County Crafts Spectacular - Hoco Fairgrounds Nov.2-4 9am-5pm
$5 daily admission, $7 3-day pass, kids under 10 free. Three holiday shopping fun filled days with over 270 handmade arts and crafts vendors selling their goods.
US Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship Nov. 3-4
22-25 Collegiate and adult teams. Admission for spectators is free and open to the public. Bleacher seating is available at all fields. Official merchandise and on site food available.
I Draw slow with the High & Wides November 2 at The Soundry
The High & Wides draw from their members' extensive backgrounds in bluegrass and take the music to a place all their own, recalling an era when old-time, rockabilly, and proto-rock'n'roll coexisted in a murky soup of hillbilly string band music.
An Evening with: The Beat Hotel November 3 at The Soundry
The Beat Hotel is an 11-piece band with a 3-piece horn section playing the Mardi Gras swamp funk music that made New Orleans famous. The band members include Bruce Blaylock (musical director and lead guitar), Lauren Cattaneo (lead vocals), Tom Blood (guitar & vocals), Greg Hardin (bass & vocals), Caz Gardiner (vocals), Francis Thompson (drums), Jim Levy (keyboard), Gary Roush (percussion), plus: The Bell Hop Horn Section with James Bazen (Sax), Vince McCool (Trumpet), and Doug Elliott (Trombone).
Undesign the Redline Exhibit - Central Branch Library
Undesign the Redline is an interactive exhibit that explores the history of structural racism and classism, how these designs compounded each other from redlining maps until today, and how we can come together to undesign these systems with intentionality.
Opening Reception: The Art of Abstraction - Columbia Art Center Nov 3 2pm-4pm
Some of the greatest art comes from those working outside the box. Take a look at abstract art that uses a visual language of shape, form, color, and line to create compositions that depart from the depiction of reality
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