Harvest Season is here! Adventure awaits this weekend at many of Howard County's Fall Festivals. If you're looking for more adventure check out Howard County's Tiny House Expo at the Howard County FairGrounds. End your weekend with some musical tunes at RocktoberFest! Check out our weekend events, 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 Friday Under the Dome
Treat your family to unique shows at Robinson Nature Center NatureSphere planetarium. Each program features a full-dome movie preceded by a family-friendly planetarium presentation. This months film will be Astronauts.
Friday Late Nights in the NatureSphere
Treat your partner or friends to a unique Friday night experience of top notch astronomy and entertainment at the Robinson Nature Center. This program features a full-dome movie preceded by an adult-level planetarium presentation about current happenings in our night sky and space science. The featured film is Wildest Weather in the Universe.
Downtown Columbia Mini Maker Faire
Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.
4th Annual Community Fall Festival
The Festival will take place at the Church of the Resurrection, and will feature many activities including entertainment, kid's games, face painting, scarecrow making, moon bounce, crafts, silent auction, second hand treasures, beer/wine garden, baked goods, and delicious food.
11th Annual Fall Festival
It’s harvest time: ideal for the annual, old fashioned Fall Festival at the Conservancy! Watch blacksmiths hammering iron in their shop, listen to blue grass music and explore the historic three-century-old farm. Visit our pygmy goats, the chickens, Onyx the snake, and Ranger the barred owl, and many visiting farm animals.
Walk for Paws & Pet Festival
Lots of Fun Stuff To Do, See, and Buy! Proceeds Help Animals in Need in our Community
Stuff To Do: Treats in the Haystack | Try our Agility Course with Trainers from Humane Domain | Caricatures, Photos by Brooke Tyson Photography| Humungous Raffle | Games | Contests such as Dog-Human Lookalike, Best Kisser and the ever-popular Most-Mixed Breed to name a few | Scavenger Hunt | Bobbing for Ducks | Animal Communicator | Canine Massage | Reiki for Animals | Organic Doggie Ice Cream | Nose Work Demo | Blessing of the Animals | Face painting | Free Blood Pressure Screenings For Humans | $20 Microchipping | and of course, Adoptable Pets Looking For Good Homes
Gershwin & Bernstein Centennial Celebration Concert
Enjoy a musical celebration of Bernstein and Gershwin's Centennial Anniversary. The program will includes songs by Gershwin and Bernstein, arrangements of selected songs from "Porgy and Bess" for violin and piano, a work inspired by "Embraceable You" for flute and piano, selected movements from Bernstein's piano Trio, Bernstein's "Anniversaries for the Piano", and a two-piano arrangement for Gershwin's "Cuban Overture".
Artists’ Gallery presents “Real and Imagined”: water colors by Joyce Bell.
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