Fall into Howard County this weekend! EC Ghost Tours & Historic Savage Mill Ghost Tours will sure knock your socks off to Merriweather Post Pavilion concerts : Portugal. The Man & Trillectro. Check out our weekend events, and make some memories! #explorehocomd 

HoCo Family

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!

Historic Ellicott City Annual Decorator Show House 

Come and marvel at Wilderness Farm, the 20th-century farmhouse selected for the 2018 Historic Ellicott City Decorators Show House. Since 1987, local decorators have been invited to design individual rooms in grand estates across Howard County, in order to preserve the home’s beauty and legacy for years to come. This year, 13 designers will decorate 20 rooms and spaces in Wilderness Farm, drawing inspiration from the history of the home and their own imaginations. Visitors will see a fantastic range of design techniques, ideas and themes. In addition, virtually all of the designer’s accent pieces, furniture, rugs and individual elements are available for purchase throughout the show’s run. 

54th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, jewelry & fossil show

Featuring fascinating displays, educational exhibits, demonstrations and family friendly activities including our famous Gem Mine. Shop over 40 vendors for exquisite one of a kind specimens, cut stones and handmade jewelry.


HoCo Music

Portugal. The Man 

Portugal. The Man is an American rock band from Wasilla, Alaska, currently residing in Portland, Oregon. The group consists of lead singer John Baldwin Gourley, Gourley's partner & back-up singer Zoe Manville, Zach Carothers, Kyle O'Quin, Jason Sechrist, and Eric Howk. Gourley and Carothers met and began playing music together in 2001 at Wasilla High School in Wasilla. Their first two albums, in 2006 and 2007, were released on Fearless Records.

Courtyard Concerts

Free outdoor concerts every Friday & Saturday evening on the Tonge Row Courtyards.  Always family friendly! Enjoy snacks and desserts from the Little Market Cafe, River House Pizza and ScoopAHHdeedoo. BYOB is ok but only on Little Market Cafe property.  Beer & wine purchased from River House Pizza must be enjoyed in their area (county law).  Bringing your own chair is recommended.

Big Band/ Motown Cabaret for St. James; Academy 

Saturday, October 20 at 7:00 pm for St. James Academy's annual Cabaret, a fantastic event featuring big band, Motown, and other favorites from Dr. Phill Butts Orchestra, with all proceeds going to benefit the children of West Baltimore through the work of St. James' Academy.

HoCo Art

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

Ain't Misbehavin

Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes the delightful humor and powerful energy of this ‘American original’ with music made famous from uptown clubs to Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood!


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