HoCo Festival

Oct 11 - Raise Your Glass to Neighbor Ride’s 15 Years of Service @ Manor Hill Brewing
Enjoy a craft beer tasting and BBQ at Manor Hill Brewing and join Neighbor Ride in helping local seniors stay connected to the people, resources, and activities that keep them healthy and make their lives whole. All event proceeds go to providing free transportation for seniors in our community.

Oct 11 - Ghostly Guides @ The Patapsco Female Institute
Gain exclusive after-hours access to the 181 year old ruins overlooking the Patapsco River Valley in Ellicott City

Oct 12 - Walk for Paws & Pets Festival @ Lake Elkhorn
Activities all day, educational booths, plus SHOPPING at more than 60 vendors this year, some pet-related, some not. You don't need to have a dog to enjoy the event, but if you'd like one, we have at least 13 adoption agencies scheduled to attend!

Oct 13 - 2019 Komen Maryland More Than Pink Walk @ Columbia Gateway Drive
The Race for the Cure is now the More Than Pink Walk! Much of what you loved about the Race will be back with a new fresh look that will communicate Komen’s work beyond breast cancer awareness.

Oct 13 - Downtown Columbia Mini Maker Faire 2019 @ Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods
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, and projects.

HoCo Family

Oct 12 - Open House @ Ellicott City Volunteer Fire House
Every year in October the Ellicott City Volunteers hosts an open house at Station 2 on Montgomery Road. The public is invited to come in and see some of the behind the scenes of the fire department. There are many activities for the whole family such as the Jr FireFighter Challenge, the 911 stimulator, Mr. Yuk, face painting and a place for kids to try on fire gear!

Oct 12 - Fall STEM Fair @ Maryland International School
You are invited to the 3rd Annual Maryland International School Fall STEM Festival! The festival is in conjunction with the statewide Maryland STEM Festival and is free and open to the entire community.

Oct 12-13 - Pumpkins, Rides, Maze, Enchanted Forest Castle, Gem Mining, and Geode Cracking
You can do it all at the farm this Fall season. Where else can you pick a pumpkin, find gemstones, explore a hay bale maze, remember nursery rhymes and fairy tales. Facepainting and the Bubbleman. CJ's Pit Beef, pizza and local cider too.

HoCo Music and Arts

Oct 12 - Russian Dreams @ Jim Rouse Theatre
Excitement and passion are at the heart of this all-Russian season opener! Baltimore Symphony Violinist Ivan Stefanovic brings his amazing talents to Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2. Tchaikovsky poured his whole heart and soul into Symphony No. 6, "Pathetique".

Oct 13 - Scrabble Tile Place Settings and Menu Board @ Reclaimed by You
Are you looking for a new way to jazz up your holiday table? Or how about a sustainably sourced way to plan everyday meals? Or maybe just a way to hang out with some friends and make something cool? No matter what, this workshop has got you covered!

In The Moment : Paintings by Bonita Glaser @ Artists’ Gallery
Watercolor paintings by Bonita Glaser, inspired by the colors of seascapes and landscapes.

Transformations @ Howard County Arts Council
An exhibit featuring artists Rachel Borgman, Artemis Herber, and Chris Hornsby, and Sunyoung Lee.

Fragments @ Howard County Arts Council
An exhibit featuring photography by Willy Conley & Don James.

Disney’s Frozen Jr. @ Drama Learning Center