Savage Mill Yuletide Festival

  • Location: Savage Mill
  • Address: 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD 20763
  • Price: Free

It’s finally here! Experience the warmth and joy of the holiday season at Savage Mill during the Savage Mill Yuletide Festival!

Experience all that our local small businesses and historic town have to offer during this magical season.

SHOP SMALL WITH SAVAGE MILL
Saturday, November 26, 10 am
Savage Mill
Savage Mill Yuletide festival kicks off on #SmallBusinessSaturday with the grand opening of our Holiday Makers Market, performances from local musicians, special offers from our unique locally-owned shops, pictures with Santa, and a chance to receive a free Savage Mill Gift Card! You can also look forward to a surprise visit from a special guest and free apple cider for everyone!

SHOP BENEATH THE STARS
Friday, December 9, 4 – 8 pm
Inside Savage Mill
We’re staying open late so that you can enjoy a glass of wine with friends and shop beneath the glow of our holiday lights. You can look forward to festive live music, exciting giveaways, and exclusive offers from our shops. The wine is on us…you bring the merriment!

MEET SANTA
Saturdays and Sundays, November 26 – December 18,
12 – 4 pm
New Weave Commons, Savage Mill
Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit our newly opened “New Weave Commons” each weekend throughout the Festival. He’ll be available for photos with visitors…including your well-mannered four-legged companions.

BRIDGE LIGHTING
Saturday, December 3, 6 pm
Bollman Bridge, Foundry St.
Come in person and watch the magic happen! This year we will have carolers, a “cheermeister” (student from Bollman Bridge Elementary) to light the bridge, and special guests including Howard County Executive Calvin Ball!

TREE LIGHTING
Savage Community Association’s Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 3, 6:25 pm
Baldwin Common
The Savage Community Association’s Holiday Celebration includes the annual Tree Lighting on Baldwin Common by Santa; a Food Drive to support our local food pantry; and vocal and musical entertainment provided by local school, church, and scout groups.

MUSIC
Saturday, November 26, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Joyous Voices Carolers
Inside Savage Mill
Seasonal caroling group serving the Baltimore-Washington region, in Dickensian-costumed quartets singing traditional and contemporary a capella holiday songs. 
(Also Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 6 pm)
and
1:30 – 3:30 pm
DIY Jazz Trio
New Weave Building Bridge
Local musicians Matt Arbach and friends perform holiday favorites.

Saturday, December 3, 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Fiddlers Folly (Chuck Gamber and company)
New Weave Building Bridge
Local acoustic trio perform Christmas and folk music on fiddle and mandolin. Made possible with the support of Carroll Baldwin Hall, Savage’s community center, in celebration of its centennial.

Sunday, December 4, 2 – 4 pm
Schoolhouse Theatre Arts
Inside Savage Mill
This youth theater troupe based in Howard County consists of elementary, middle, and high schoolers from around Maryland. They will be singing some holiday classics and favorites. Please feel free to join in their caroling!

Friday, December 9, 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Camerata Musica
Inside Savage Mill
Camerata Musica is an energetic group of singers who specialize in madrigal pieces with rich harmonies.

Saturday, December 10, 1 – 3:30 pm
Matt Arbach Jazz
New Weave Building Bridge
Holiday jazz favorites performed by Matt Arbach.

Sunday, December 11, 1 – 3 pm
Columbia Big Band Bones
New Weave Building Bridge
This group of local trombone players began as the trombone section of the Columbia Big Band, a part of Columbia Bands, Inc. 

Saturday, December 17, 12 – 4 pm
Alex Barnett Classical Guitar
New Weave Building Bridge
Holiday pieces performed by this classical guitarist from Baltimore.

Sunday, December 18, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Chesapeake Brass Authority
New Weave Building Bridge
Performance by this mid-Atlantic quintet comprised of Jeff Johns, Jamin Morden, Len Morse, Ryan Petersburg, and Chris Rehagen.

SANTA HEIM HISTORY DISPLAY
Santa Heim, Merryland
November 26 – December 18
Inside the New Weave Building, Savage Mill
Historic photographs, Christmas ornaments, and other souvenirs from the years 1948-1951, when the Mill and the neighboring town of Savage were transformed into Santa Heim, a year-round Christmas village, and the Mill produced a third of all hand-blown Christmas ornaments sold in the U.S.

HISTORIC WALKING TOUR
Santa Heim, Merryland: Savage’s Year-Round Christmas Village
Friday, December 9, 6 – 7:30 pm; Sunday, December 18, 3 – 4:30 pm
Meet at the Paymaster’s Office, adjacent to the Little Lot
Join us for this walking tour highlighting the Santa Heim years of Savage Mill and the surrounding community. From 1948-1951, the former cotton mill and the town were transformed by Harry Heim, a Baltimore businessman, into a year-round Christmas village. No charge, but a canned good donation for the Savage Food Pantry is encouraged. RSVP here.

SAVAGE MILL YULETIDE MAKER’S MARKET MERCHANTS
Saturdays and Sundays, November 26 – December 18
Inside and Outside Savage Mill
A variety of artisans will be set up throughout the Mill on Saturdays and Sundays offering holiday gift items including unique jewelry, pottery, candles, body products, handbags, sweets, crocheted and felted items, home decor items, pup treats, live wreaths and seasonal greenery, and works of art.

Saturday, November 26
AUTUMN AND SEA
Blue Gables Farm LLC
Calm Waters Pottery
Clink Designs
Fluffybutt Stickers
Foxlyn Fibers
Frolic & Banter
Girl Scout Cookies
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KB Candle Shop
Krafty Kreations
LimaBean Creations LLC
Love Inspired Jewelry
LunaSea Trinkets
Maggie Maed It
Omnihedral

Sunday, November 27
AUTUMN AND SEA
Calm Waters Pottery
Curious Cat Studio
Foxlyn Fibers
Girl Scout Cookies
Gram’s Jams, LLC
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KB Candle Shop
Little Chickadee Baking, LLC
Love Inspired Jewelry
Maggie Maed It
Mr. G Thumb
Omnihedral
The Salvaged Stitch

Saturday, December 3
AUTUMN AND SEA
Black Sand Designs
Blue Gables Farm LLC
Felted Florals
Girl Scout Cookies
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KB Candle Shop
Krug’s Pupcakes
LunaSea Trinkets
Maggie Maed It
Mama Nose Best
Queen’s Temple Handmade

Sunday, December 4
AUTUMN AND SEA
Bramble Schell Studio
Calm Waters Pottery
Curious Cat Studio
Felted Florals
Girl Scout Cookies
Gram’s Jams, LLC
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
Ice Dyed Baby
KB Candle Shop
Krafty Kreations
Krug’s Pupcakes
Lisa’s Personal Touch
Maggie Maed It
Mr. G Thumb
The Salvaged Stitch
Washed Up Art

Saturday, December 10
Apple Core’s Bake Shoppe, LLC
AUTUMN AND SEA
Black Sand Designs
Clink Designs
Felted Florals
Foxlyn Fibers
Frolic and Banter
Girl Scout Cookies
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KayCee Candle Co.
Krug’s Pupcakes
LunaSea Trinkets
Maggie Maed It
Omnihedral
Queen’s Temple Handmade
Silver Quill Studio

Sunday, December 11
AUTUMN AND SEA
Betzel’s Bath Bars
Blue Gables Farm LLC
Calm Waters Pottery
Curious Cat Studio
Felted Florals
Foxlyn Fibers
Girl Scout Cookies
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KayCee Candle Co.
Krug’s Pupcakes
Lisa’s Personal Touch
Maggie Maed It
Mr. G Thumb
Omnihedral
The Salvaged Stitch

Saturday, December 17
Betzel’s Bath Bars
Black Sand Designs
Clink Designs
Felted Florals
Gem Creations
Girl Scout Cookies
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KayCee Candle Co.
Love Inspired Jewelry
Maggie Maed It
Mama Nose Best
MitzyMade Soaps
Mollie’s Morsels
Omnihedral
Queen’s Temple Handmade
Silver Quill Studio
Washed Up Art

Sunday, December 18
Betzel’s Bath Bars
Blue Gables Farm LLC
Curious Cat Studio
Felted Florals
Foxlyn Fibers
Girl Scout Cookies
Gram’s Jams
Greek Gods Giggling, LLC
KayCee Candle Co.
Lisa’s Personal Touch
Little Chickadee Baking, LLC
Love Inspired Jewelry
Maggie Maed It
Mama Nose Best
Mr. G Thumb
Omnihedral
Queen’s Temple Handmade
The Salvaged Stitch
Washed Up Art

Savage Mill Yuletide Festival