HoCo Festivals and Events

Nov. 22 - Mistletoe & Moonlight Makers Mart @ Robinson Nature Center
Join us for an enjoyable evening of holiday shopping at the Robinson Nature Center!
Local artisans and makers offer handmade and sustainable wares. Science, space and nature-themed children’s gifts available

Nov 22 - Wine & Spirits Classes : Thanksgiving Food & Wine Pairings @ The Wine Bin
In this class we explore the essential flavor profiles for food and wine as well as the 9 basic rules everyone should know for successful wine pairings.

Nov 22 -23 - Ghost Tours at Savage Mill
Visitors to Historic Savage Mill can find a huge variety of antiques, custom artwork, custom framing, home furnishing stores – and the restless spirits that roam the Mill’s halls.  Created for fans of history and the paranormal, this tour is not for the faint of heart

HoCo Family

Photos with Santa @ The Mall in Columbia 

Pet Pictures with Santa @ The Mall in Columbia

Nov 23 - The New Horizons Presents : The Little Mermaid Jr. @ Howard Community College
Our amazing special needs group, New Horizons will be performing Little Mermaid Jr, under the sea with Ariel, Sebastian and Flounder. Please join us for this swimmingly wonderful performance.

Nov 23-24 - TLV Tree Farm Pre-opening with Santa @ TLV Tree Farm
We offer several different varieties of live trees for you to choose from. We also provide a large selection of fresh cut Fraser Fir trees that we bring in from the mountains of North Carolina.  

Beary Merry Scavenger Hunt @ The Mall in Columbia 
Are you ready to go on a holiday bear hunt? Simply follow the map to find bears that are hiding through The Mall in Columbia and check off where you saw them.

HoCo Music

Nov 22 - Pressing Strings @ The Soundry
Folky, soulful, bluesy, funky, catchy, smooth, organic. These are all proper adjectives that describe the Maryland based group Pressing Strings. Whether they are playing in a backyard, local brewery, or rocking a festival stage, the melodic quality of the music stands out among the crowd.

Nov 23 - Deanna Bogart @ The Soundry
When it comes to Deanna Bogart, everyone wants to claim her as their own -- her hometown, her fans, her fellow musicians and even her instruments. She's that good–and that good-natured.

Nov 23 - Performance by Jerimiah Lloyd Harmon, American Idol Contestant @ The Mall in Columbia 
'Tis the season of holiday cheer and shopping! Join us on November 23 for a holiday performance by American Idol's Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon in front of the poinsettia tree!

HoCo Arts

A Christmas Story @ Toby’s Dinner Theatre
It’s the holiday season in 1940’s Indiana and bespectacled Ralphie Parker is on a quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts! With a terrific score by Pasek and Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, The Greatest Showman) A Christmas Story, The Musical brings this hilarious classic movie to life, LIVE on stage! Show runs until Jan. 5th

Art Howard County 2019 - Howard County Arts Council 
A biennial juried exhibit featuring work by 40 Howard County artists. Robin Holliday, owner and curator of HorseSpirit Arts Gallery in Savage, is the guest juror for Art Howard County 2019. The exhibit includes works in a range of media, including drawing, painting, photography, fiber art, sculpture, and more. Exhibit runs November 1 - December 13

Art for the Holidays @ Artists’ Gallery
Artists' Gallery celebrates the season with "Art for the Holidays 2019".  An annual show of diverse works to inspire gift giving for the months of November and December.

New Media : Poetry in Motion @ Howard County Arts Council 
An exhibit that transforms the gallery into a screening room to showcase recent video works by Vin Grabill, Brandon Morse, and Joon Sung. These artists experiment with time-based media to create unique works of art that double as visual poems. Exhibit runs November 1 - December 13