HoCo Festivals and Events

June 21 - Farm to Table Dinner @ Elkridge Furnace Inn
Sit farm style beside our organic gardens and enjoy artfully prepared bounty from farms less than 5 miles away (including our own!).

June 22 - 2019 Manor Hill Farm Fest @ Manor Hill Farm
Farm tours and education activities, Food truck rally by the Hop Field, live music from local bands, yard games, and more!

June 22 - Mimosas and Music : Jazz Brunch Fundraiser @ Cured | 18th & 21st
Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of scrumptious food crafted by the talented team at Cured Table and Tap, live jazz, and a silent auction.

June 22 - Ellicott City Old Town Market @ Historic Ellicott City
Come soak in the atmosphere at our weekly farmers' market and ease into your weekend with live music, great food, plus local artisans in Ellicott City's Historic District

June 22 & 23 - Summer Fest @ Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum
Preserving the agricultural way of life through hands-on programs and displays.

HoCo Art

June 21 - #MillennialMysteryMixer @ Columbia Art Center
Enjoy an evening with your friends creating a mystery art project. An instructor will take you step-by-step through the creative process.
You will leave with your own personalized artwork!

June 21-23 David Dimitri L’homme Cirque : The One Man Circus @ Columbia Festival of the Arts
Enter the magical world of David Dimitri. Lauded “Lord of the Wire” by the New York Times, this world-famous high wire dancer and veteran of Cirque du Soleil and Big Apple Circus epitomizes innovation as he alone performs an entire circus.

June 21 - End Game @ Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center
Join Speak(easy) Howard and the Columbia Festival of the Arts for special screening of End Game, a short film that weaves together three stories of visionary medical providers who practice on the cutting edge of life and death

June 21-23  - Macbeth : Moveable Play In-the-Ruins - PFI Historic Park
The horror and the poetry of this supernatural tragedy are magnified as the moon rises over Macbeth’s castle – represented by the stone walls of the Patapsco Female Institute in Ellicott City. You’ll be up close to the action as you travel with the actors through the park.

June 22 - The Second City @ Smith Theater
The Second City, as Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater and in partnership with Speak(easy) Howard, presents The Cure for The Common Comedy.

June 22 - Paint It! Plein Air Workshop @ Howard County Arts Council
Artist Duane Lutsko will lead this plein air painting workshop, which is suitable for all skill levels. Registration for the Paint It! Ellicott City 2019 Open Paint-Out is included.

June 23 - Selected Shorts @ Smith Theater
The National Public Radio hit series Selected Shorts takes the stage at the Columbia Festival of the Arts as part of the Speak(easy) Howard series.

Grease @ Toby’s Dinner Theatre
It’s STILL the word! One of the world’s favorite musicals hits the stage in a high-octane production featuring all the hit songs you love

The Camera and the Brush @ Artists’ Gallery
Painter Pauline Rakis and photographer Jerry Weinstein demonstrate how two very different media can produce beautiful imagery.

Wanderlust @ Feldspar Studio & Gallery
Nicole Deponte will debut several new mixed-media works on paper. We will also have sculptural mixed-media pieces by Valerie Bunnell available in the gallery. In addition, Kirsten Bowen’s new works on canvas and paper will round out the exhibition.

HoCo Family

June 22 - Movie Night : Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 @ The Wine Bin
The Wine Bin offers beer and wine tastings before the movie.  There is popcorn available for a donation to Howard County's Voices for Children.  Movies are a free event!

June 22 - Book Signing, Reading, and Sing-along with Connie Bowman @ Howard County Library Elkridge Branch
Connie Bowman will be reading, signing, and singing along with her beloved children’s book “There’s an Elephant in My Room”!

June 23 - SuGo Sundays @ USRA’s STEMaction Center
Have an exciting time integrating science and technology with fun, competitive play by building LEGO Sumo Wrestling Robots. Build your toughest SuGO robot using a mega collection of LEGO Mindstorms to then compete in an exhilarating tournament against other teams!

HoCo Music

June 21 - Folky Friday - Colamiles @ Little Market Cafe
Grab a bag chair or a blanket and see some of this area’s best folk performers at this family friendly outdoor event. Plenty of food and beverages available from The Little Market Cafe

June 21 - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit & Father John Misty w/ Jade Bird @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 21 - Rene Marie and the Experiment in Truth @ Smith Theater

June 22 - Concerts on the Courtyard - Georgie Jessup & The Philosopher Dogs
Enjoy a free outdoor concert. Great food, coffee drinks and fresh squeezed lemonade available from Little Market Cafe.

June 22 & 23 - Phish @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 23 - Backyard Brunch - Club Malbec @ Little Market Cafe
Enjoy a fun twist on brunch and spend the afternoon outdoors on the Courtyards of Tongue Row. Special weekly brunch offerings, breakfast sandwiches, salads