Happy Holidays! Bring family and friends together this weekend in Howard County with Shop Small Saturday in Old Ellicott City and Historic Savage Mill!  There is so many cool things for the family to explore during this long holiday weekend! #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!

HoCo Family

Symphony of lights 
Light displays, both animated and stationary, glow with a total of 300,000 LED lights on a 1-mile scenic drive through downtown Columbia. Visitors can listen to seasonal music on the HCGH Symphony of Lights FM radio station while driving through the lights.

Celebration in the Woods
Join the Inner Arbor Trust, Inc. and Downtown Columbia Partnership, Inc. for a new Celebration in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods!
On Saturdays from November 24th to December 22nd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Chrysalis transforms into a winter wonderland, complete with artist-decorated trees, live performances, a “snow” ball pit, seasonal crafts, and winter treats such as hot chocolate, apple cider, mulled wine, and more! Santa will visit the Chrysalis at 3 p.m

Santa Saturdays at Savage Mill 

Mile Marker Ten Book Signing 
Come join us November 25th from 3-5p to meet the Author of this chilling mystery, based on true events that happened right here in our town. Enjoy book discussions, purchase 'Mile Marker Ten', have your novel signed and enjoy good coffee, food and friends at Old Mill Cafe. 

HoCo Art

Art Maryland 2018
Artists selected for Art Maryland 2018 include: James Adkins, Jennifer Becker, Joan Bevelaqua, Jean Cathey, Patricia Chevez, Karen Crouse, Eileen Crowe, Kyle Drummond, Ginny Fan, Barbara Ferrante, Stuart Gaines, Christina Guercio, Nancy Hannans, Caroline Hatfield, Courtnee Hawkins, Donald Hobart, Jennifer Hudson, Dilay Kocogullari, Megan Koeppel, Ona C. Martin, Wyatt Mitchell, Gail Nickells, Rebecca Pauvert, Zina Poliszuk, Angelina Prestel, Roxana Sinex, Joan Tarbell-Plato, Saroja Trollinger, Samantha Uptegraff, Varada Vaidya, Meghan Walsh, and Eileen Williams.

The Art of Abstraction
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.

Director's Choice
Curated by Arts Council Executive Director Coleen West, featuring artwork selected from this year’s Art Maryland exhibit entries. Selected artists include: Jennifer Becker, Cheng Cao, S. Mark Cates, Warren Chambers, Virginia Chandler, Kari Gillman, Catriona Gunn, Nataliya Gurshman, Caroline Hatfield, Sarah Higgins, Dilay Kocogullari, Megan Koeppel, Wyatt Mitchell, Kate Norris, Andrea Sauer, Peter Stern, David Therriault, Fahimeh Vahdat, Meghan Walsh, and Bonnie Zuckerman.

Director's Choice will be on display from November 2 - December 14, 2018

Rep Stage to Produce World Premiere
26th season with the world premiere of “Things That Are Round,” written by Callie Kimball and directed by Lola B. Pierson. Tetherly, a dentist specializing in existential terror, and Nina, an aspiring opera singer who just might be the worst babysitter ever, square off in a strange ballet of truth or dare. But is this a game anyone can even win? 

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