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Each season brings more opportunities to Keep it Local as community groups and businesses host events and activities that entertain and inspire. From arts performances and concerts, to community fund-raising, to charity runs and unique sales events, you'll find it all in our Calendar of Events.

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October

1  St. John the Evangelist School Open House

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, 13311 Long Green Pike, Hydes, 9am-12pm. This is an excellent opportunity for prospective families to see a typical day at St. John’s, which provides preschool (half-day and all-day) and kindergarten through 8th grade. St. John School is technology driven and offers small class sizes, a well-rounded curriculum, foreign language beginning in kindergarten, and many extracurricular activities. Save $100, register for 2015-16 school year by December 31, 2014! Come see how a Catholic education makes a difference! 410.592.9585 • www.stjohnhydes.org

1  Nature’s Playgroup

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session I – 9:30-10:30am; Session II – 11am-12pm. Ages 0-5 years (w/parent). Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, song, simple craft and discovery outings will highlight each day’s theme. Space is limited, registration required. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

1  Blood Pressure Screening

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 10am-12pm. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

1  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 4 – Getting YOUR Credit

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 2-4pm. Topic: Credit WILL impact YOUR life – past, present and future. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

1, 2  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org • 410.838.7691

2  Parkinson’s Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 2-4pm. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

2  Edgewood Farmers Market

MARC Train Station Parking Lot, intersection of Edgewood Road (Route 755) and Old Edgewood Road across from the MARC station, 2122 Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood. 3-6pm. Visit website for selection of fruits, vegetables, crafts, local specialties and organic food. www.harfordfarms.com

2  Music by the MARC

Edgewood Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 2122 Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood. 4-7pm. The Edgewood Farmer's Market is open every Thursday from 3-6pm from May through October. However, on the FIRST THURSDAY of each month, the community enjoys "Music by the MARC" - a special event. Bring a chair and a friend to relax and enjoy live, local music right next to the county's only covered Farmer's Market Pavilion. FREE. 410.688.5432 • www.harfordsoutherncounty.com

2  "Operation Care Packages Quarter Auction" For our Deployed Soldiers

Jarrettsville VFW Post 8672, 1714 Morse Road, Forest Hill, 6pm. Doors open at 6pm, Auction starts by 7pm. Benefits our Deployed Soldiers so please do contact me for a ticket or tickets as our Soldiers need our Support! Please refer to Event Page for more detailed info! Advanced tickets are $5/2 paddles or at the door $7/2 paddles. 443.655.7816 • babbyblueey@comcast.netwww.facebook.com/events/

2  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 4 – Getting YOUR Credit

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 7-9pm. Topic: Credit WILL impact YOUR life – past, present and future. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

3  Sunset Paddle – Kayak

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 5-7:30pm. Ages 8-adult, under 13 w/adult. Kick off the weekend with a cruise around Otter Point Creek exploring wherever the tide allows. Make your way back to shore as the sunset illuminates the sky. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Space is limited, registration required. $10.80/member; $12/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

3  First Fridays

Main & Office Streets, 5-8pm. Harford County's BEST block party-local, live music, beer & wine, delicious food vendors, face painting, and more! Band: The Klassix. 443.823.1797 • www.downtownbelair.com

3  First Fridays in Havre de Grace

Downtown Havre de Grace, St. John and Washington Streets. 5-9pm. Live music throughout town, businesses stay open late with great specials. All major downtown streets closed to vehicular traffic to allow the restaurants to provide outdoor café seating and for multiple entertainment attractions and vendors to line these streets. This is a family friendly event with attractions and games for children. FREE. 410.939.1811 • www.mainstreethdg.com

3  Wild Animal Adventure – The Blue Trunk Educational Series, Inc.

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. “Unleash Your Wild” with this all-new, interactive theatrical stage show.  A professional exotic animal trainer will take you on a thrilling journey around the world to explore the playful spirits of 12 exotic animal co-stars.  It’s an adventure filled with magic, audience participation, and vibrant sets.  BGE Family Series.  $8-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

3,4   Legends of the Fog

Carsins Run, 500 Carsins Run Road, Aberdeen. 6:30-11pm. Legends of the Fog is not just Maryland’s Best Haunted House and Hayride Attractions, it is a great experience. Complete with three haunts, midway games, and food! Sinister Circus: From a sideshow of spectacles to a backstage the public wasn’t meant to see… the all-new Sinister Circus will freak you out and more. Haunted Hayride: Our signature Haunted hayride is back and better than ever. During your escape from the toxic fog, you’ll encounter disturbing new creatures and find yourself trapped in four horrifying buildings! Carsins Manor: An abandoned orphanage may seem like a safe place to take refuge, where some not-so-friendly faces are eagerly waiting your arrival. It’s double the size, double the rooms, double the scares! www.legendsofthefog.com

3, 4  Havre de Grace Walking Haunted History Ghost Tours

Wonder Toys, 315 St. John Street, Havre de Grace. 7 and 8:30pm (tours last about 1 ½ hours). A significant factor in Havre de Grace tours is that the history and murder stories are TRUE stories documented either by newspaper or local historians. And the ghost stories are first-hand accounts told to Main Street from the people who experienced them. Private tours can be scheduled for groups of at least 10 or more throughout the year. One week's notice is required to schedule the tour. At each point of interest or historic house, the guide will stop and tell a related story of hauntings or bizarre occurrences which happened on that property either in the past or is still happening today. www.mainstreethdg.com

3, 4  Havre de Haunts Tours & Paranormal Research

Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Take a guided ghost tour of old Havre de Grace. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and relive their experiences. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine. We highly encourage advance ticket purchases. Tickets are $13 online and $14. at the table. Military Discount and Group Rates available. Please visit our website to purchase tickets. 443.243.5836 • www.havredehaunts.com

3-5  Growing Kids Mart Children's Consignment Sale

Bel Air Moose Lodge, 310 E Jarrettsville Road, Forest Hill. Times vary over the weekend. 10/3 – 10am-7pm; 10/4 – 10am-4pm; 10/5 – 10am-2pm. Growing Kids Mart is a brand new seasonal children's consignment sale in Harford County offering families the opportunity to sell, shop and save on everything that kids need. The weekend long event allows families to consign their outgrown children's gear while giving their great stuff new life with another family.   Save up to 90% on quality name-brand clothing and toys, like Gymboree, Justice, Little Tykes, Melissa and Doug and so much more.  You can feel great about the bargains you get at Growing Kids Mart because every item purchased from a local family is one more item recycled and reused locally.  At the conclusion of our sale, all children's items designated for donation will be used to support local families through non-profit organization, Harford Family House, which serves homeless families with children in Harford County.  Good for your growing family, good for the community. Learn more at www.growingkidsmart.com and follow us on Facebook for sale announcements and updates at www.facebook.com/growingkidsmart. 410.303.9959 • lori@growingkidsmart.com

4  Farmers Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse Parking Lot, Thomas & Bond Streets. 7-11am. The market sells only fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes three organic vendors.  Specialty vendors to include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development.  For current market information, please refer to the website at www.belairfarmersmarket.comfarmers@belairfarmersmarket.com.


4  Hook a White Perch 2 – Water Strider Pontoon Boat Ride

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8am-1pm. Ages 12-adult, under 13 w/adult. Try your luck at fishing on the Bush River. Learn to clean and filet your catch and prepare it for eating. Equipment provided. Fishing license required for participants 16 and older.  Space is limited, registration required. $9/member; $10/non-member per person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

4  Fall Festival

Edgewood Assembly of God, 803 Edgewood Rd, Edgewood, 9am. Food ,Games, Crafts. Yard sale spaces, Vendors spaces $25. 410.676.4455 • Vernmcd@aol.com

4  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Downtown Havre de Grace, Pennington Ave at Washington Street. 9am-12pm. Enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods cut flowers, pesto and more! www.hdgtourism.com

4  Havre de Grace Historic Walking Tours

Jana’s Java, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 10am. Take our Historic Walking Tour to find out who really discovered Havre de Grace and its significant history. Tours begin at Jana's Java House and are conducted by costumed, professional guides and last for 1 1/2 hours. Tours by appointment only. Group rates available. www.hdgtourism.com

4  Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Bel Air Library (lobby area), 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Bel Air. 10am-noon. Master Gardener Volunteers from the University of Maryland Extension, Harford County will be on hand to troubleshoot your gardening problems. Get expert gardening advice on plant identification and diagnostics, insect identification and management, recommendations for plant selections, and much more.  Bring in samples of your problem plants or insects and we will help find an answer for you. The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer with Equal Access Programs. FREE. 410.638.3151 • HCPonline.org

4  Susquehanna Flats Classic

Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, 215 Giles Street, Havre de Grace. Susquehanna Flats Classic is a sanctioned State and Regional Goose & Duck Calling contest. The Susquehanna flats will be the background for this sanctioned calling contest. Vendors will include hunting and fishing suppliers, guide services and more. For information regarding vendor space or contest rules call Pat at 410.734.6238 or the museum at 410.939.3739. www.decoymuseum.com

4  Darlington Apple Festival

Village of Darlington, 10am-5pm. The Darlington Apple Festival is an annual event held the first Saturday in October, rain or shine, in the quaint village of Darlington, Maryland in the north-east corner of Harford County. The festival includes an outdoor stage with all day entertainment, hundreds of country crafters exhibiting and selling their work, a fall harvest of mums, pumpkins, and of course, Apples! There is also a children's area with games and kids can even stuff their own scarecrows. There are also hayrides for the whole family all day long. And Food! All the usual things plus pit beef, barbecue, seafood, apple fritters, apple cake, candy apples, "Apple Delight" and more! No Dogs or other pets are allowed on the festival site with the exception of handicapped assistance dogs, dogs used by law enforcement and dogs displayed at the festival site under the restriction and control of qualified handlers. FREE. www.darlingtonapplefest.org

4  3rd Round “Showtime!” – CAC “Be the Band” – Battle of the Band

Studio 194 Theatre, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. 4:30pm. All ages. The “Be the Band” hosted by the Chesapeake Arts Center is meant to find outstanding musicians and help our community rock out like they were meant to with live music! Each applicant will be carefully considered and voted by the CAC staff and our friends on the CAC Facebook page. 7 bands will have the opportunity to compete!! The competition will take place at the Chesapeake Arts Center in the Studio 194 Theatre on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Final round will be on October 25, 2014. To enter the Be the Band, visit www.Chesapeakearts.org to fill out application and send youtube video to Nparsons@chesapeakearts.org. Tickets to Final Showdown $10. 410.636.6597 • https://www.facebook.com/events

4  Harford Land Trust 3rd Annual Harvest Moon Dinner & Auction

Water’s Edge Events Center, 4685 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, 6-10pm. Hosted by The Harford Land Trust. All proceeds collected from the event will be used to further the mission of the Harford Land Trust and aid in the perpetuity of an important ecosystem and one of Maryland’s diverse and productive landscapes for future generations to enjoy. The Harford Land Trust is currently seeking live and silent auction items and event sponsors, please send an email to auction@harfordlandtrust.org if you are interested.  Tickets to the Harvest Moon Dinner and Auction are $75 per person and include dinner, wine, beer and entertainment. RSVP by Sept. 26, 2014. 410.836.2103 • auction@harfordlandtrust.orgwww.harfordlandtrust.org

4, 5  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking Season

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford. 10am-4pm. Beautiful autumn colors will abound, the barn will be decorated for Halloween, decked out with all kinds of not-too-spooky fun for young and old alike. The model trains will be running, carrying pumpkins and apples to market! A tractor drawn Hay wagon will transport visitors to the fields where pumpkins in several varieties and sizes can be chosen for the perfect jack-o-lantern. At the barn, fall decorations will be on sale along with pumpkins, apples, Indian corn and fresh apple cider. www.applewoodfarm.org

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4-5  Flying Geese Quilt Guild Quilt Show 2014 Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner

Veronica "Roni" Chenowith Activity Center, MD 152 and Oakmont Road in Fallston, 1707 Fallston Rd.(MD 152). 10/4 – 10am-5pm; 10/5 – 11am-4:30pm. Come and see quilts created by guild members, silent auction of small quilts, vendors, and demonstrations. There will be a raffle quilt: "Patriotic Elegance". Tickets available at the door. $7-Adults, $4-Children 6-11 yrs. 410.877.1901 • capr@comcast.netwww.fgqg.com

4, 5 Cabin Fever Outdoor Adventure Fest

Camp Ramblewood, 2564 Silver Road, Darlington. 10am-10pm. The Cabin Fever event was designed by a group of experts looking to create an outdoor adventure that combines a fun, engaging environment with entertainment and experiences that achieve the goal of ‘accidental learning’ for event attendees. Activities and workshops include archery, fishing, hiking, climbing walls and much more. New this year is headline performances from Dustin Lynch and Uncle Kracker. Sunday will also feature an appearance by A&E Duck Dynastys Mountain Man! $35, $60 for 2-day pass, Kids under 12 free. www.cabinfeveroutdoor.com

4, 5  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House Open

Corner of Concord & Lafayette Streets, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. Visit the Concord Point Lighthouse and museum. Climb the tower and pick up your free gift in the gift shop. Free admission. 410.939.3213

4-5  Camping by the Creek

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 4:30pm-10:30am. Ages 6-adult, under 18 w/adult. Pitch your tent on the banks of Otter Point Creek for a crisp fall evening of campfires and fun. Dinner and breakfast provided. Bring your own gear, or tents and sleeping bags are available for reservation on a first come, first serve basis.  Space is limited. Registration is required. $40.50/member; $45/non-member/family (5), $9/member; $10/non-member each additional child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11:30am. Families, 3-adult, under 13 w/adult. Learn how fish are shaped and colored to adapt to their environment. Use a seine net to catch local fish. Make a fish print representing your favorite "fantasy" fish! Space is limited, registration required. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5  Silent Witness Unveiling & Ceremony Against Domestic Violence

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road, Churchville, 11:30am. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County is welcoming the wider community of Harford County to participate in their annual Silent Witness Initiative Ceremony.  As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, this program works to that end to increase community awareness of very real and sobering fact that domestic violence pervades through our local communities, neighborhoods and homes.  Victims are not nameless, nor are they very far removed from our everyday lives. The mission of the Silent Witness Program is to promote peace, healing and responsibility in adult relationships in order to eliminate domestic murders in the United States.   Each year, the Fellowship erects on its front lawn, wooden silhouettes that represent real victims of domestic murder within Harford County.  The figures are then unveiled in a ceremony of healing and in an affirmation of the life of those affected by domestic violence.  The ceremony will be held directly following the 10:30am Sunday service.  Guest speakers this year include Harford County’s State’s Attorney, Joseph Cassilly, Harford County Sherriff, Jessie Bane, and a guest speaker from SARC.  All are welcome to join in this gathering. FREE. 410.734.7122 • bereshjm@yahoo.comwww.uufhc.net/silent_witness.html

5  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

5  Havre de Grace Historic Walking Tours

Jana’s Java, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 2pm. Take our Historic Walking Tour to find out who really discovered Havre de Grace and its significant history. Tours begin at Jana's Java House and are conducted by costumed, professional guides and last for 1 1/2 hours. Tours by appointment only. Group rates available. www.hdgtourism.com

5  Become an artist while supporting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America!

Painted Palette Baltimore, 5708 Newbury St, Baltimore, 2pm. Help CCFA find a cure for the 1.4 million Americans who suffer from Crohn's and colitis disease by enjoying a stress-free, fun-filled afternoon creating your very own masterpiece! Please EMAIL The Painted Palette directly to make your reservation as space is limited. We will have a few raffles as well!!! 15% of the proceeds go directly to CCFA! $35. info@paintedpalettebaltimore.com

5  Meet a Critter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2pm. Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. Drop in program. No registration. No fee. All ages. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5  PhenoForays – Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Flowers

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Ages 16-adult. Phenology is the study of the timing of recurring life cycle stages of plants and animals. We are seeking volunteers to help monitor flowering plants, butterflies and dragonflies for Project BudBurst and Nature’s Notebook, online databases that scientists use to understand the effects of climate change on the phenology of native species. One-half mile of easy walking. Register for one, several or all six phenoforays. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

5-26  Lin Mclain

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W. Gordon Street. Sundays 1-4pm. Ms. McClain is a painter of realistic work that captures the actual beauty of nature. Sponsored by Liriodendron Foundation. 410-879-4424

6  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 5 – Charge it Right

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 9-11am. Topic: Make a credit card work for you! The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

6  Nature Tots and Kids

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Nature Tots – 9:30-10:30am. Nature Kids – 11am-12pm. Ages: Nature Tots 2-3 (w/parent); Nature Kids 4-5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the fall season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. Space is limited, registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  Daytime Youth Soccer: Mini-Starz Soccer Clinic

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. For ages 2-1/2 – 6, introducing the fundamentals of the game. Open to members and non-members. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

7  Gallery Reception: Present Home

Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 5-7pm. Artists' impressions and interpretations of the site for the Center for the Arts. 443.412.2461 • ecrisman@harford.edu

7  Opening Reception -  Present: Home the Gift of SITE Exhibition

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 5:30-7pm. a collaboration between the Center for the Arts and the Chesapeake Gallery at Harford Community College. The exhibition showcases the work of local artists. The artists whose work will be displayed for this juried exhibitions can choose to participate in a silent auction to be held on the night of the opening reception. FREE. 410.306.6144 x 227 • www.harfordcfa.org

7  Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers

Adult Day Services at Union Hospital, 152 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, 6:30-8pm. A series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:  Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Topics covered will include: Developing a care team, Legal and financial planning, Coping strategies, Care and treatment options, Communicating and connecting, Maximizing independence. FREE. 410.561.9099 ext. 222 • jdaniels@alz.org • http://alz.org/maryland/in_my_community

7-9  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year.  www.harfordhistory.orgHARCHIS@msn.com • 410.838.7691

8  Nature’s Playgroup

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session I – 9:30-10:30am; Session II – 11am-12pm. Ages 0-5 years (w/parent). Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, song, simple craft and discovery outings will highlight each day’s theme. Space is limited, registration required. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 5 – Charge it Right

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 2-4pm. Topic: Make a credit card work for you! The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

9  Little Sluggers Baseball

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. For ages 3-6, teaching basic skills needed for baseball or softball: throwing, hitting, catching ground balls and dunning the bases. Open to members and non-members. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

9  Edgewood Farmers Market

MARC Train Station Parking Lot, intersection of Edgewood Road (Route 755) and Old Edgewood Road across from the MARC station, 2122 Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood. 3-6pm. Visit website for selection of fruits, vegetables, crafts, local specialties and organic food. www.harfordfarms.com

9  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission Meeting

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 6:30pm. FREE and open to the public. The Commission meets monthly, developing and implementing strategies for bringing harmony, equity and equality to the citizens of Harford County through community/family oriented events, etc.  Guests are asked to confirm attendance with staff to ensure there have been no schedule changes and that adequate seating is available.  410.638.3150

9  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 5 – Charge it Right

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 7-9pm. Topic: Make a credit card work for you! The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

9-12  Fall Book Sale

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue. Thursday is “Members Only Night”, 5-7:30pm. Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm. Sunday, 1-4pm ($5 per bag day). Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.838.3151

10  HdG Chamber of Commerce Bull and Oyster Roast

HdG Community Center, 100 Lagaret Lane, 6-10:30pm. Door prizes, Chinese Auction, silent auction, 50/50, DJ music and Bruster's Ice Cream. Catering provided by Fast Eddie's Pit Beef. $50. Contact: HdG Chamber of Commerce, 410.939.3303 • hdgchamber1@comcast.netwww.hdgchamber.com

10, 11  Havre de Haunts Tours & Paranormal Research

Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Take a guided ghost tour of old Havre de Grace. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and relive their experiences. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine. We highly encourage advance ticket purchases. Tickets are $13 online and $14. at the table. Military Discount and Group Rates available. Please visit our website to purchase tickets. 443.243.5836 • www.havredehaunts.com

10-12  Sugarloaf Crafts Festival - Timonium

Maryland State Fair Grounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. Fri/Sat – 10am-6pm; Sun – 10am-5pm. More than 250 of the nation’s finest artisans will display and sell their handcrafted work. Visitors will shop a stunning array of contemporary crafts in sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, wood, leather, metal, furniture, home accessories, photography and fine art, all handcrafted by American artists who have been jury-selected for this prestigious show. Whether they’re looking to add artistry to the home or wardrobe, Festival goers will leave with fine crafts and unique gifts for everyone on their holiday list. As part of the family-friendly atmosphere at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, visitors can watch the creative process of master artisans during ongoing craft demonstrations. Live music, children’s entertainment and delicious gourmet goodies available to sample and buy from dozens of specialty food vendors make the fall Festival a great destination for the entire family. Free parking is available on site. Price: $8 online/$10 at the door/Kids under 12 are free. High-resolution images of artist work are available at http://sugarloafcrafts.com/pr/fall_timonium_kit.html. For more information, inclding admission discounts, list of participating artists: 800.210.9900 • sugarloafinfo@sugarloaffest.comwww.sugarloafcrafts.com

10-12   Legends of the Fog

Carsins Run, 500 Carsins Run Road, Aberdeen. 6:30-11pm. Legends of the Fog is not just Maryland’s Best Haunted House and Hayride Attractions, it is a great experience. Complete with three haunts, midway games, and food! Sinister Circus: From a sideshow of spectacles to a backstage the public wasn’t meant to see… the all-new Sinister Circus will freak you out and more. Haunted Hayride: Our signature Haunted hayride is back and better than ever. During your escape from the toxic fog, you’ll encounter disturbing new creatures and find yourself trapped in four horrifying buildings! Carsins Manor: An abandoned orphanage may seem like a safe place to take refuge, where some not-so-friendly faces are eagerly waiting your arrival. It’s double the size, double the rooms, double the scares! www.legendsofthefog.com

11  Farmers Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse Parking Lot, Thomas & Bond Streets. 7-11am. The market sells only fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes three organic vendors.  Specialty vendors to include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development.  For current market information, please refer to the website at www.belairfarmersmarket.comfarmers@belairfarmersmarket.com.

11  HUGE Yard Sale & Shred Event

C. Milton Wright High School Parking Lot, 1301 N. Fountain Green Road, Bel Air. 7am-1pm. Spots still available. 1 for $10 or 2 for $15. Come out and find your next treasure.  Crafts, household goods, clothing, jewelry, vendors, and car wash.  The Shred truck will arrive at 8am. 410.638.4110 • cmwbpo@gmail.com

11  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Downtown Havre de Grace, Pennington Ave at Washington Street. 9am-12pm. Enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods cut flowers, pesto and more! www.hdgtourism.com

11  Seventh Annual Graw Days Festival

City of Havre de Grace, 9am-6:30pm. Come join us to celebrate racing history in Havre de Grace, Maryland. With a wide variety of delicious foods from local restaurants, live foot-stomping music all day, horse racing theme at this downtown Festival, with lots of kids games, artisans and craftspeople displaying their handicrafts and talents, historic presentations and displays, and our local merchants' doors swinging all day. FREE. www.hdgtourism.com

11  White-Tailed Deer Survey

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 16-adult. Harford County seems to be experiencing explosive population growth - and not just with humans. So, we need your help to determine if the deer population of Leight Park is a healthy size. Join us and get the scoop on poop as we conduct pellet (deer scat) counts out on the trails to determine how many deer call us home. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

11  Patterson Mill HS Band Boosters Craft and Crop

85 Patterson Mill Road, Bel Air, 9am-7pm. Vendors, craft yard sale, and time to work on your craft of choice! Light breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner included!  Contact Diane McGowan for more information!  Hope you can join us! $40. dlmcgowan@comcast.net

11  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Come join us in the nature center as we feed our critters. Take a turn feeding one of the turtles or frogs their meal! Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

11  5th Annual Open House

Harford Artists' Association, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air. 12-6pm. Come join us for our 5th Annual Open House! Featuring artwork, prints, jewelry, sculptures and pottery. The gallery is a great place for your holiday shopping! Gallery hours are Thurs & Fri 1-6pm, Sat 12-6pm, Sun 12-4pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

11  2nd Annual Wine, Beer & Oyster Festival

Main Street Oyster House, 119 S. Main Street, Bel Air. 2-9pm. This event takes place outside and features live entertainment, homemade desserts, fresh shucked and grilled oysters plus Yards Brewery, Deep Eddy Vodka, Harford Vineyards & Winery, Oyster Bay Wines and McKenzie's Hard Cider. Live music featuring: Whatever's Clever 2-6pm; John Nichols Band 6-9pm; Dueling Pianos feat "The Ladies Man & Quicksilver" 10pm-1am (inside). Free admission, all ages event and activities for the children. www.oysterbarbelair.com

11  Jerusalem Mill Trail Trek

Meet at Jerusalem Mill Village parking lot. Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 3-5pm. Explore the trails near historic Jerusalem Mill Village on a brisk fall afternoon. Ages 8-adult; under 16 w/adult. Space is limited, registration is required. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

11  It's a Mystery Bag Bingo

Bel Air Armory, 37 Main St., Bel Air. Doors open at 6:30pm. Games begin at 7pm. Bring your family and friends to a twist on the usual bingo games. The mystery bags, valued over $50 each, will be filled with items from Vera Bradley, Thirty-One, Willow House, Stella & Dot as well as gift cards to local restaurants and shops. The evening will include 20 regular bingos, 3 special ones and a 50/50 raffle. Drinks and food will be available. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. 410.836.0333 • info@lasos.orgwww.lasos.org

11  Deer Creek Coffeehouse - Brian Ashley Jones

1022 Main St., Darlington, 7:30pm. Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, accomplished guitarist, and versatile Americana songwriter whose compositions have been placed in film and television and recorded by a variety of other performing artists. Jones’ songs find influence in the guitar-driven Country, Blues and Bluegrass that he absorbed in his hometown, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Suggested Donation: Adults-$10, Students-$5. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

11, 12  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking Season

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford. 10am-4pm. Beautiful autumn colors will abound, the barn will be decorated for Halloween, decked out with all kinds of not-too-spooky fun for young and old alike. The model trains will be running, carrying pumpkins and apples to market! A tractor drawn Hay wagon will transport visitors to the fields where pumpkins in several varieties and sizes can be chosen for the perfect jack-o-lantern. At the barn, fall decorations will be on sale along with pumpkins, apples, Indian corn and fresh apple cider. www.applewoodfarm.org

11, 12  KarmaFest Unplugged at Steppingstone

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 10am-7pm. Regardless of whether you come for the day or the full weekend, KarmaFest Unplugged is a beautiful experience. With many drum circles and more participatory, hands-on events, as well as great food and vendors, this weekend is a time for all to unplug from technology and the rest of the world for relaxation, rebalancing and fun. Come enjoy the weekend with your tribe in this beautiful setting. Learn and grow and laugh and play. Participants can camp out at Susquehanna State Park and stay the weekend by making their own reservations through the State Park website. Full schedule will be available in September. $15 day or $25 weekend. www.karmafest.com

11-12  Colonial Craftsmen Weekend

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 18th Century Market Fair and encampment. Non-members $7. Members, seniors and children ages 6-16 - $5. Children 5 and under FREE. Scouts in uniform with accompanying adult and/or family member $3. Family of 2 adults with 3 or more children $25. 410.877.3560 • jerusalemmill@yahoo.comwww.jerusalemmill.org

12  Nature’s Bounty Kayak Trip

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12-2:30pm. Ages 8-adult, under 13 w/adult. The rising tide will carry us into the marsh where we can enjoy fall colors and wildlife watching. Nibble on edible plants along the way. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Space is limited, registration required. $10.80/member; $12/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

12  Visit the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, Tours at 1 and 2pm. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. $5 – age 13 and older. For more info call 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

12  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue. 1-4pm. Open 2nd and 4th Sundays, March thru mid-December, or by appointment.  A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited.  Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named.  Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.  410.838.7691

12  Pumpkin Party

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1:30-4pm. Embrace fall with a full-on pumpkin party! Sample pumpkin treats, tie dye pumpkin shirts, stuff a scarecrow, make a pumpkin craft, and carve/decorate pumpkins. Ages: all, under 13 w/adult. Space is limited, registration required. $9/member; $10/non-member per person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

12  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

12  Ghost, Witch or Pumpkin Tree Hangers: A Gourd Craft

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-3pm. Ages 8-15. Learn about hard-shelled gourds and getting them ready to craft. Make a ghost, witch or pumpkin tree hanger from a dipper gourd. Use your creativity and imagination to create the features on your gourd! Members - $13/Non-members - $15. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

13  Nature Tots and Kids

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Nature Tots – 9:30-10:30am. Nature Kids – 11am-12pm. Ages: Nature Tots 2-3 (w/parent); Nature Kids 4-5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the fall season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. Space is limited, registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

13  One Maryland One Book

Hays-Heighe House, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 11:30am-1pm. Join thousands of Marylanders who will be reading and talking about "The Distance Between Us: A Memoir" by Reyna Grande, an eye-opening memoir about life before and after illegally immigrating from Mexico to the United States.  Light refreshments will be provided.  The first 20 registrants will get a free book.  Registration is required; email lentner@harford.edu or call 443.412.2232 no later than Friday, October 10.

14  Last Day to Register to Vote

14  Low Vision Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road. 10am-12pm. FREE. Meetings are subject to change. 410.638.4040

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
14  16th Annual CPWN Fall Fashion Show

Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Road, Edgewood, 5:30-9pm. Full dinner, cash bar, silent auction, fabulous fashion show, raffles, fun! Benefit hosted by Chesapeake Professional Women's Network. $45 member/$55 non-member. 410.877.1962 • info@cpwnet.net

14  Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers

Adult Day Services at Union Hospital, 152 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, 6:30-8pm. A series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:  Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Topics covered will include: Developing a care team, Legal and financial planning, Coping strategies, Care and treatment options, Communicating and connecting, Maximizing independence. FREE. 410.561.9099 ext. 222 • jdaniels@alz.orghttp://alz.org/maryland/in_my_community

14  Newcomers Club of Harford County

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1200 Churchville Road, Bel Air, 7pm. Provides opportunities for residents, whether you are new or have been here a while and want to make friends, get involved in interest groups and learn more about the community. harfordnewcomers@gmail.comwww.newcomersofharfordcounty.com

14-16  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org • 410.838.7691

15  Cat Candy Dish: A Gourd Craft

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 6-8pm. Ages 16 and over. Create a candy dish from a dipper gourd. Learn to use quikwood to create the features of a cat. Then fill it with candy for Halloween! Members: $13 – Non-members $15. Pre-registration required. Call 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

15  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, 8-9am. FREE. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce.  No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business.  410.838.2020

15  Nature’s Playgroup

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session I – 9:30-10:30am; Session II – 11am-12pm. Ages 0-5 years (w/parent). Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, song, simple craft and discovery outings will highlight each day’s theme. Space is limited, registration required. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 6 – Loan To Own

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 2-4pm. Topic: Know what you’re borrowing before you buy. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

16  Edgewood Farmers Market

MARC Train Station Parking Lot, intersection of Edgewood Road (Route 755) and Old Edgewood Road across from the MARC station, 2122 Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood. 3-6pm. Visit website for selection of fruits, vegetables, crafts, local specialties and organic food. www.harfordfarms.com

16  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air. 5-8pm. Grab your girlfriends for a night of shopping – wine tastings offered at certain retailers, as well as food and drink specials at the restaurants. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. 443.823.1797 • www.downtownbelair.com

16  Harford Dance Theatre: Harriet's Happiest Halloween

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6pm. Harriet’s back and on her quest to find the perfect Halloween costume.  With the help of Google and some sidekicks she befriends online, Harriet is off on an all-new Halloween adventure.  Chills and thrills abound with every click on her computer.  Slip on your favorite costume and come join her, if you dare.  BGE Family Series. $10-15. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

16  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 6 – Loan To Own

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 7-9pm. Topic: Know what you’re borrowing before you buy. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

16  6th Annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival: Fed Up

Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 7:30pm. This year’s film lineup features inspiring and thought provoking films from around the country.  Fed Up, a film which turns everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years upside down. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed Up will change the way you eat. Special Guest Host is Dr. Robert J. Reier, Chiropractor and Town of Bel Air Mayor. Children under 10 years of age are free. Comfortable table seating is available and attendees can bring their own snacks and blankets too! The Festival’s main sponsors include the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission, Bel Air Economic & Community Development Commission, Maryland Film Office and Maryland State Arts Council. Co-sponsors include the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Full House Marketing and Harford County Cultural Arts Board. Honorary sponsor is the Maryland Film Festival. Advance tickets are on sale beginning October 6th, Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Town of Bel Air Department of Economic Development located in the Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street. Tickets - $5 per person; include one complimentary soda and popcorn. A $10 All Access Pass is also available.  For more information, visit www.TownOfBelAirFilmFestival.com • 410.838.0584 or send an e-mail to ARobertson@belairmd.org. You can also contact the Festival Director, Rebecca Jessop, at RRJessop@harfordcountymd.gov • 410.638.3578

17  Steppingstein – A Refined Octoberfest Celebration

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Join us for this special evening celebration of history and good taste. Enjoy a catered German meal, beer and wine tasting, and plenty of polka dancing (with instruction included) while learning about the historic origins of this traditional celebration. We invite you to wear your leiderhosen or dirndl if they are historical and in good taste. Price TBD. www.steppingstonemuseum.org

17  6th Annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival: Glena

Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 8pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. This year’s film lineup features inspiring and thought provoking films from around the country. Glena Avila is a single mother in her 30s whose dream is to become a professional mixed martial artist.  Glena was living the American Dream: successful career, two happy children, long-term relationship, a beautiful family home. Then one day, with no background or training, she decided to give cage fighting a try.  And she was good-really good. But Glena's world begins to unravel. Glena is a real-life Rocky story, a one-in-a-million tale about a woman who risked it all for her shot at the big time. Official Selection at the 2014 Slamdance Film Festival. Jack Gerbes, Director of the Maryland Film Office, and Susan Burdette, Town of Bel Air Commissioner, will kick off the evening. Special Guest Host is Rosanna “Rosanimal” Garcia, Mixed Martial Artist (MMA). Children under 10 years of age are free. Comfortable table seating is available and attendees can bring their own snacks and blankets too! The Festival’s main sponsors include the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission, Bel Air Economic & Community Development Commission, Maryland Film Office and Maryland State Arts Council. Co-sponsors include the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Full House Marketing and Harford County Cultural Arts Board. Honorary sponsor is the Maryland Film Festival. ).  Tickets - $5 per person; include one complimentary soda and popcorn. A $10 All Access Pass is also available.  Advance tickets are on sale beginning October 6th, Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Town of Bel Air Department of Economic Development located in the Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street. For more information, visit www.TownOfBelAirFilmFestival.com • 410.838.0584 or send an e-mail to ARobertson@belairmd.org. You can also contact the Festival Director, Rebecca Jessop, at RRJessop@harfordcountymd.gov • 410.638.3578

17  Evening of Jazz

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. Performance featuring vocalist and composer Lauren Kinhan.  $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

17, 18  Havre de Haunts Tours & Paranormal Research

Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Take a guided ghost tour of old Havre de Grace. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and relive their experiences. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine. We highly encourage advance ticket purchases. Tickets are $13 online and $14. at the table. Military Discount and Group Rates available. Please visit our website to purchase tickets. 443.243.5836 • www.havredehaunts.com

17-19  Harford Dance Theatre: Harriet's Happiest Halloween

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road. Friday at 5:30pm and 8pm. Saturday at 1pm and 4 pm. Sunday at 1pm and 4pm. Harriet’s back and off on another fun-filled adventure trying to find the perfect Halloween costume. Slip on your favorite Halloween costume and join her… if you dare!  (Recommended for Ages 5 – 12). Admission Fee $10 - $15. Order tickets online at. 443.412.2211 • tickets.harford.edu

17-19   Legends of the Fog

Carsins Run, 500 Carsins Run Road, Aberdeen. 6:30-11pm. Legends of the Fog is not just Maryland’s Best Haunted House and Hayride Attractions, it is a great experience. Complete with three haunts, midway games, and food! Sinister Circus: From a sideshow of spectacles to a backstage the public wasn’t meant to see… the all-new Sinister Circus will freak you out and more. Haunted Hayride: Our signature Haunted hayride is back and better than ever. During your escape from the toxic fog, you’ll encounter disturbing new creatures and find yourself trapped in four horrifying buildings! Carsins Manor: An abandoned orphanage may seem like a safe place to take refuge, where some not-so-friendly faces are eagerly waiting your arrival. It’s double the size, double the rooms, double the scares! www.legendsofthefog.com

17-19  Maryland Home & Holiday Show

Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. 10/17 – 10am-6pm; 10/18 – 10am-9pm; 10/19 – 10am-6pm. Redecorate the halls this holiday season with cheerful and inventive ideas from the Maryland Home & Holiday Show. This three-day event gives homeowners the opportunity to meet with hundreds of contractors, shop the latest home improvement trends and purchase seasonal gifts for friends and family. Highlights of this year's event include more than 300 exhibitors, world-famous Frisbee dogs, a visit from Santa, landscaped gardens and designer sports caves. $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $3 for kids ages 6-12, free for kids under 6. 410.863.1180 • www.mdhomeandgarden.com/fall

18  Farmers Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse Parking Lot, Thomas & Bond Streets. 7-11am. The market sells only fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes three organic vendors.  Specialty vendors to include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development.  For current market information, please refer to the website at www.belairfarmersmarket.comfarmers@belairfarmersmarket.com.

18  7th Annual Women's Conference: Reaching Toward Eternity

Mt. Zion Church at the Tent, 1643 Churchville Road, Bel Air, Doors open at 8:15am. 9am-3:30pm. Reaching Toward Eternity. Come and spend the day with us as we see how God has been present in our past, and how He has plans for our future. Keynote speaker is Tracey Tiernan, radio personality at 95.1 Shine FM. The day includes teachings, music, comedy, testimonies, dance, drama. Conference is open to all women, aged 14 and older. $20 - Pre-registration includes boxed lunch from McShane’s. Morning coffee bar as well as tea and scones provided by Tea By Two. Pre-registration through October 12th. Register online or mail the brochure to us. Walk in registrations are welcome, but cannot be guaranteed a lunch. 410.836.7444 • women@mzprays.orgwww.mzprays.org

18  U4/U6/U8 Soccer

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. 5 week session introduces fundamentals of soccer through organized drills. Open to members and non-members. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

18  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Downtown Havre de Grace, Pennington Ave at Washington Street. 9am-12pm. Enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods cut flowers, pesto and more! www.hdgtourism.com

18  Fall Craft Festival

North Harford High School, 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville. 9am-2pm. Over 45 craft tables, various food vendors including pit beef, raffle items, proceeds to benefit the school's band program. 410.692.4051 • drobey@zoominternet.net

18  Pumpkin Festival

Christ Episcopal Church, 2100 Rock Spring Road, Forest Hill, 10am-4pm. Activities include: pumpkin chunking, scarecrow making, pumpkin decorating, crafts and various vendors, raffles, bake sale and food items available.  Free admission & parking.  Proceeds benefit the Welcome One Emergency Shelter and the Harford Family House. FREE. 443.866.7979 • rmeza61@yahoo.com

18   Harvest Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA, 11am-2:30pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

18  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Come join us in the nature center as we feed our critters. Take a turn feeding one of the turtles or frogs their meal! Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

18  Fall Family at the Boulevard at Boxhill in Abingdon

JCP, Upper parking lot, Off RT 924 in Abingdon. 11am-3pm. Come out and join us as we celebrate fall with crafts, games, pumpkins, contests, live music, trick-or-treating and more! Bel Air High School Jazz Ensemble. Live Music by Cecilia Grace 1:30-3pm: Discover Baltimore’s latest pop duo sisters Cecilia and Tessa  who have been mesmerizing audiences with their breathtaking harmonies! Instant Bird Feeders provided by Wild Birds Unlimited. Face Painting by Gotta Face It.  Let these expert artists turn your little ones into their favorite animals, monsters, princesses or whatever their imagination can dream up! Instagram Children’s Costume Contest for kids ages 12 and under. Winners will receive prizes from Boulevard merchants. Use #blvdcostumecontest to enter.  Trick-or-treating at participating vendors. Pet Costume Contest (1pm-arrive early to sign-up).  Prizes provided by Pet Valu.  Plus a Gift Basket to be raffled. Games for the Family. Harford County Boys and Girls Club will be presenting a variety of fun, family-friendly Fitness Challenges. Come prepared for our famous Fitness Dice, Hula Hoop, Jump Rope, Bean Bag Tic-Tac-Toe Contests, and the Ultimate Challenge Popper Stompers! Free Giveaways and Balloons provided by Sprint. Free Yogurt & Coloring Contest with prize provided by Menchies. Free admission. info@boulevardatboxhill.comwww.boulevardatboxhill.com

18  Archer Lecture & Eats

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street. 2-4pm. Speaker TBA. Cost TBA. 410.838.7691

18  6th Annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival: The Wicker Kittens

Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 4pm. Doors open at 3:30pm. This year’s film lineup features inspiring and thought provoking films from around the country. Open the box. Dump out all the pieces. And scramble for your lives. Because this is competitive jigsaw puzzling. And it’ll turn even the mildest of mannered Midwesterners into stone-cold competitors. Every January, the top teams in the game gather at the St. Paul Winter Carnival in frigid Minnesota to determine the fastest puzzlers in the country. Wicker Kittens invites you to choose your favorite contestants, the returning champs, the upstart challengers, the sunny family or the dark horse team with nothing to lose and watch them try to put the pieces back together.  Official Selection at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.  Special Guest Host is the film’s Director Amy Elliott.  Free snowballs will be available on Saturday afternoon, courtesy of Sharon’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice of Bel Air. Children under 10 years of age are free. Comfortable table seating is available and attendees can bring their own snacks and blankets too! The Festival’s main sponsors include the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission, Bel Air Economic & Community Development Commission, Maryland Film Office and Maryland State Arts Council. Co-sponsors include the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Full House Marketing and Harford County Cultural Arts Board. Honorary sponsor is the Maryland Film Festival. Tickets - $5 per person; include one complimentary soda and popcorn. A $10 All Access Pass is also available.  Advance tickets are on sale beginning October 6th, Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Town of Bel Air Department of Economic Development located in the Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street. For more information, visit www.TownOfBelAirFilmFestival.com • 410.838.0584 or send an e-mail to ARobertson@belairmd.org. You can also contact the Festival Director, Rebecca Jessop, at RRJessop@harfordcountymd.gov • 410.638.3578

18  Haunted Halloween Hike and Campfire

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 6-9:30pm. Pre-register for ½ hour time slots to begin hike. Allow 1 hour for hike and campfire. Any age able to handle a somewhat spooky ¾ mile hike in the woods at night. $5/person (paid at door). Space is limited. Registration is required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

18  6th Annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival: Don’t Stop Believin’

Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Doors open at 7pm. This year’s film lineup features inspiring and thought provoking films from around the country. Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey. The film follows the real life rock n’ roll fairy tale of Filipino Arnel Pineda who was plucked from YouTube to become the front man for the American rock band Journey.  Having overcoming a lifetime of hardships, Arnel must now navigate the pressures of replacing a legendary singer and leading a famous band on their most extensive world tour in years.  Official Selection at the Tribeca Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival andAFI/Discovery Channel HotDocs Festival.  Special Guest Host is the film’s Producer Capella Fahoome. Children under 10 years of age are free. Comfortable table seating is available and attendees can bring their own snacks and blankets too! The Festival’s main sponsors include the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission, Bel Air Economic & Community Development Commission, Maryland Film Office and Maryland State Arts Council. Co-sponsors include the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Full House Marketing and Harford County Cultural Arts Board. Honorary sponsor is the Maryland Film Festival. Tickets - $5 per person; include one complimentary soda and popcorn. A $10 All Access Pass is also available.  Advance tickets are on sale beginning October 6th, Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Town of Bel Air Department of Economic Development located in the Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street. For more information, visit www.TownOfBelAirFilmFestival.com • 410.838.0584 or send an e-mail to ARobertson@belairmd.org. You can also contact the Festival Director, Rebecca Jessop, at RRJessop@harfordcountymd.gov • 410.638.3578

18, 19  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking Season

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford. 10am-4pm. Beautiful autumn colors will abound, the barn will be decorated for Halloween, decked out with all kinds of not-too-spooky fun for young and old alike. The model trains will be running, carrying pumpkins and apples to market! A tractor drawn Hay wagon will transport visitors to the fields where pumpkins in several varieties and sizes can be chosen for the perfect jack-o-lantern. At the barn, fall decorations will be on sale along with pumpkins, apples, Indian corn and fresh apple cider. www.applewoodfarm.org

18, 19  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House Open

Corner of Concord & Lafayette Streets, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. Visit the Concord Point Lighthouse and museum. Climb the tower and pick up your free gift in the gift shop. Free admission. 410.939.3213

19  Bird Banding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7am-noon. Join Mark Johnson as he bands birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. No registration or fee. Please call 410.836.3050 to confirm date. www.edenmill.org

19  Main Street Market

Downtown parking lot between the Tower Restaurant and the Sheriff’s office.  Noon-4pm.  Featuring local growers and producers, artists from the Harford Artists Gallery, and a variety of weekly specials and promotions, including entertainment.  410.879.9500

19  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

19  PhenoForays – Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Flowers

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Ages 16-adult. Phenology is the study of the timing of recurring life cycle stages of plants and animals. We are seeking volunteers to help monitor flowering plants, butterflies and dragonflies for Project BudBurst and Nature’s Notebook, online databases that scientists use to understand the effects of climate change on the phenology of native species. One-half mile of easy walking. Register for one, several or all six phenoforays. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

19  The Amazing Kreskin

The Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. 4pm. Doors open 3:30pm – show 4pm. No Children 10 & Under. With a showman's flair, a comedian's wit, and the capacities of a bona fide Mentalist or thought reader, The Amazing Kreskin has, for 5 decades, dramatized the unique facets of the human mind, his own! His very name has become an integral part of pop culture throughout the world, invoked in comedy clubs, comic strips, print stories, and TV shows. When Johnny Carson played the character "Carnac the Magnificent" on the "Tonight Show", he was spoofing the Amazing Kreskin. Kreskin a favorite guest on Johnny's show and Merv Griffin has also been a regular on Howard Stern, David Letterman, "Regis & Kathy Lee" and many others. Currently he makes frequent appearances on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," and "Mike Huckabee.". In 2008, Tom Hanks produced and co-starred with John Malkovich in "The Great Buck Howard" which was fashioned after the Amazing Kreskin's life. CAC Member $ 22.50, Military $23.50, Non-Members $25. 410.636.6597 • info@chesapeakearts.orghttps://www.facebook.com/events

20  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 7 – Financial Recovery

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 9-11am. Topic: Recover financially and rebuild your credit. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

20  Nature Tots and Kids

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Nature Tots – 9:30-10:30am. Nature Kids – 11am-12pm. Ages: Nature Tots 2-3 (w/parent); Nature Kids 4-5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the fall season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. Space is limited, registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

20  Cardiovascular Health Seminar

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, 5-8:30pm. Join the Heart and Vascular team at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center for the 7th annual Cardiovascular Health Seminar. Free cardiovascular screenings and expert information on keeping your heart and lungs healthy. FREE. Registration is required by calling HealthLink 1.800.515.0044 • kthompson@uchs.org

21  Game On: Who’s Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6pm. Come and watch as four prominent Harford County business leaders match wits with members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County to earn the coveted “Winds” trophy.  Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County and Winds of Leadership, helping to fund legacy projects in Harford County. $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

21  Joint Pain Information Session

Bellissimo's of Bel Air, 510 Marketplace Drive, Bel Air, 6pm. Knee or Hip Pain? You may be a candidate for advanced robotic assisted surgery. Dr. John O'Hearn will lead this FREE informational session. Food and refreshments will be served and registration is required by calling 1.855.344.BONE • kthompson@uchs.orgumuch.org

21  Get2Act With a Theatre Class

Trinity Church, 2907 Mountain Road, Joppa, 6pm. Get2Act is now registering for fall classes.  Your child will get to act, dance, sing, and produce with one or all of Get2Act's fall classes which begin on October 21 and end on December 12. $150-$350 per class. 410.914.8079 • info@get2act.comwww.get2act.com/classes/fall-classes.html

21  Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers

Adult Day Services at Union Hospital, 152 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, 6:30-8pm. A series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:  Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Topics covered will include: Developing a care team, Legal and financial planning, Coping strategies, Care and treatment options, Communicating and connecting, Maximizing independence. FREE. 410.561.9099 ext. 222 • jdaniels@alz.orghttp://alz.org/maryland/in_my_community

21-23  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

22  Nature’s Playgroup

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session I – 9:30-10:30am; Session II – 11am-12pm. Ages 0-5 years (w/parent). Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, song, simple craft and discovery outings will highlight each day’s theme. Space is limited, registration required. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Diabetes Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 10:30-11:30am. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

22  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 7 – Financial Recovery

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 2-4pm. Topic: Recover financially and rebuild your credit. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

23  Early Voting Begins

23  Open House

Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Road. 8:30-11am. Campus tours with an opportunity to speak with parents and teachers. 410.838.4848

23  Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 2-4pm. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

23  Edgewood Farmers Market

MARC Train Station Parking Lot, 2122 Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood. 3-6pm. Edgewood farmers market is located at Intersection of Edgewood Road (Route 755) & Old Edgewood Road Across from MARC Station. Stop by and check it out. Phone to learn more about its selection of fruits, vegetables, crafts, local specialties and organic food. www.harfordfarms.com

23  What is Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Kaufman Cancer Center, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, 5pm. Dr. Meghan Milburn will discuss a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. Participants will complete an online risk assessment and will be able to discuss their individual results with the breast cancer team. FREE. Registration is required by calling 443.643.3350. kthompson@uchs.orgumuch.org

23  Dinner with the Doctor

Maryland Spine Institute, 730 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, 5-7pm. Join Dr. Roch Herold and the Maryland Spine Institute (MSI) wellness team for this celebratory event! We are commemorating Dr. Herold's official ownership of MSI and a recommitment to patients across the State to help them Stop Pain, Feel Better and Live Better.  410.877.8077 • marketing@msiwc.comwww.msiwc.com

23  Open House

Maryland Spine Institute & Wellness Center, 730 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air. 5-7pm. Meet and greet new owner Dr. Rochelin Herold, receive free massage and health demonstrations, light fare. 410.877.8077 • www.msiwc.com

23  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 7 – Financial Recovery

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 7-9pm. Topic: Recover financially and rebuild your credit. The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

24  4th Saturday Open House

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street. 10am-2pm. Pit Beef on the Lawn. 410.838.7691

24  Estuary Science Lab – Halloween Chemistry

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 4:30-6pm. Ages 10-16. Spend the afternoon in the lab as a mad scientist. Create eerie Halloween fog, make your own oozing slime, and witness the puking pumpkin. Space is limited, registration required. $7.20/member; $8/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

24  Quilting  on the Line Quilt Bingo

Citizens Volunteer Fire Company, 171 S. Market Street, Fawn Grove, PA. Doors open 5:30-Games begin at 7pm. Twenty games, Twenty beautiful Quilts! Join Quilting on the Line's fun bingo, extra games, raffles and great giveaways!! Donation $20. 717.993.9002 • sburkins@gamil.com •  quiltingontheline.com

24  Creepy Creek Canoe

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 6:30-9pm. Ages 8-adult, under 13 w/adult. Venture around the creek in the dark of night, if you dare, on a spirited exploration of legends and lore of man and beast. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Space is limited, registration required. $10.80/member; $12/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

24, 25  Havre de Haunts Tours & Paranormal Research

Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Take a guided ghost tour of old Havre de Grace. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and relive their experiences. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine. We highly encourage advance ticket purchases. Tickets are $13 online and $14. at the table. Military Discount and Group Rates available. Please visit our website to purchase tickets. 443.243.5836 • www.havredehaunts.com

24-26   Legends of the Fog

Carsins Run, 500 Carsins Run Road, Aberdeen. 6:30-11pm. Legends of the Fog is not just Maryland’s Best Haunted House and Hayride Attractions, it is a great experience. Complete with three haunts, midway games, and food! Sinister Circus: From a sideshow of spectacles to a backstage the public wasn’t meant to see… the all-new Sinister Circus will freak you out and more. Haunted Hayride: Our signature Haunted hayride is back and better than ever. During your escape from the toxic fog, you’ll encounter disturbing new creatures and find yourself trapped in four horrifying buildings! Carsins Manor: An abandoned orphanage may seem like a safe place to take refuge, where some not-so-friendly faces are eagerly waiting your arrival. It’s double the size, double the rooms, double the scares! www.legendsofthefog.com

25  Bird Banding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7am-noon. Join Mark Johnson as he bands birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. No registration or fee. Please call 410.836.3050 to confirm date. www.edenmill.org

25  Farmers Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse Parking Lot, Thomas & Bond Streets. 7-11am. The market sells only fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes three organic vendors.  Specialty vendors to include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development.  For current market information, please refer to the website at www.belairfarmersmarket.comfarmers@belairfarmersmarket.com.

25  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Downtown Havre de Grace, Pennington Ave at Washington Street. 9am-12pm. Enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods cut flowers, pesto and more! www.hdgtourism.com

25  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 10am-2pm. Fourth Saturday Open House. Pit beef on the lawn. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

25  Children’s Gardening

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11am. Ages 5-10. Have fun growing food and flowers. Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as fun, as you learn about plants, life cycles, and prepare the food you grow. Topic: Sleepy Stew. Space is limited, registration required. $4.50/member; $5/non-member per class. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Come join us in the nature center as we feed our critters. Take a turn feeding one of the turtles or frogs their meal! Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

25  Fall Family at the Boulevard at Boxhill in Abingdon

JCP, upper parking lot, Off RT 924 in Abingdon. 11am-3pm. Come out and join us as we celebrate fall with crafts, games, pumpkins, contests, live music, trick-or-treating and more!  Bel Air High School Jazz Ensemble. Live Music by Cecilia Grace 1:30-3pm: Discover Baltimore’s latest pop duo sisters Cecilia and Tessa  who have been mesmerizing audiences with their breathtaking harmonies! Instant Bird Feeders provided by Wild Birds Unlimited. Face Painting by Gotta Face It.  Let these expert artists turn your little ones into their favorite animals, monsters, princesses or whatever their imagination can dream up! Instagram Children’s Costume Contest for kids ages 12 and under. Winners will receive prizes from Boulevard merchants. Use #blvdcostumecontest to enter.  Trick-or-treating at participating vendors. Pet Costume Contest (1pm-arrive early to sign-up)  Prizes provided by Pet Valu.  Plus a Gift Basket to be raffled. Games for the Family. Harford County Boys and Girls Club will be presenting a variety of fun, family-friendly Fitness Challenges. Come prepared for our famous Fitness Dice, Hula Hoop, Jump Rope, Bean Bag Tic-Tac-Toe Contests, and the Ultimate Challenge Popper Stompers! Free Giveaways and Balloons provided by Sprint. Free Yogurt & Coloring Contest with prize provided by Menchies. Free admission.info@boulevardatboxhill.comwww.boulevardatboxhill.com

25  Destination Highland

Highland Community Association, 708 Highland Road, Street. 11am-4pm. This event will showcase the archives and historical legacy of the Highland Community. A very special attraction will be Donald Jones' Ma & Pa Railroad memorabilia collection, which includes artifacts and pictures showing the train and its stop in Highland. There also will be tours of the Highland Commons and Baity Building and the surrounding Highland community as well as vendors selling books and antiques recalling the storied past of our community. FREE.

25  Harvest at Swan Harbor Farm – A Maryland Wine Event

Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Rd., HdG. 11am-5pm. "Try and buy" wine by the glass, bottle or case from 10+ of Maryland's wineries. $25; non-drinkers, $15; 10 and under, free www.marylandwine.org/harvest

25  Fall Watercolors

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 11:30am-1:30pm. Ages 12-adult, under 13 w/adult. Learn the basics of watercoloring from artist Gayanne Basham and explore the grounds of the Estuary Center searching for inspiring fall scenes to paint. Light refreshments provided. Space is limited, registration required. $4.50/member; $5/non-member per person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  Turkey Shoot

3035 Churchville Road, Churchville, (site of the former Big M Drive-in). 12pm. Churchville Lions Club fundraiser. Ammo provided. Price: per shot. 410.361.1127 • Churchville Lions Club Facebook Page

25  Fall Celebration

Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, noon-4pm. Celebrate fall the end of the Museum's open season with games, face painting, pumpkin painting, cider, cookies, and more! FREE. 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

25  Open House

The Highlands School, 2409 Creswell Road, Bel Air. 1-3pm. Please join us for an Open House where you will learn more about our full academic programs for bright students in Grades K-10 with dyslexia, ADHD and language-based learning differences.  Also offering free reading screens this day! Appointments appreciated for free reading screenings. FREE.  Please call Suzanne Lippa at 410.836.1415 • slippa@highlandsschool.netwww.hsmd.org

25  Susquehanna Museum at the Lockhouse Fall Celebration

Susquehanna Museum at the Lockhouse, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 1-5pm. Help the Lock House celebrate the fall and the end of our open season with games, pumpkins, stories, and more! FREE. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

25  Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s House Open

Corner of Concord & Lafayette Streets, Havre de Grace, 1-5pm. Visit the Concord Point Lighthouse and museum. Climb the tower and pick up your free gift in the gift shop. Free admission. 410.939.3213

25  Critter Dinner Time

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1:30pm. Watch our turtles, fish and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. Drop in program. No registration. No fee. All ages. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  Autumn Tree Weave

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30-4pm. Ages 14-adult. Weave a brilliantly colored woven wall hanging using a tree limb frame and fabric. Hot cider and cookies will add to the cozy feeling of the shifting seasons. Space is limited, registration required. $6.30/member; $7/non-member per project. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  “Striking out Homelessness” Bowl-A-Thon

Forest Hill Lanes, 1 Maurice Drive, Forest Hill, 3:30-7pm. “Striking out Homelessness” annual fundraising bowl-a-thon to benefit the Welcome One Emergency Shelter and Havens of Hope Housing Program.  Your $20 registration fee includes 3 games and shoe rental.  Each bowler is encouraged to obtain pledges, those collecting $100 or more will receive a free event t-shirt.  A variety of trophies will be awarded.   For additional information on registering you, your family or group, please contact Marie Dekowski 410.371.5825 • marie.dekowski@gmail.comwww.welcomeoneshelter.com

25  A Night of Doing Good. Better.  An Evening with National Blues Sensation Dennis Jones Band

SC&H Group Campus, 910 Ridgebrook Rd., Sparks. 5-9pm. Business Volunteers Maryland will host A Night of Doing Good. Better, an outdoor concert and festive Fall evening featuring a performance by national blues sensation Dennis Jones Band. Born in Baltimore and now a sought-after LA-based musician, Dennis Jones brings his high-energy stage performance with sizzling guitar solos, smooth, soulful vocals and a rhythm section to the bucolic SC&H campus in Sparks, Maryland. In addition to the concert, party-goers will enjoy beer and wine, favorite foods from local food truck vendors, and plenty of lawn games. Tickets are $50. Attire is casual. 410.366.6030 • www.BusinessVolunteersMD.org

25  Get the Led Out – The American Led Zeppelin

Harford Community College, APG Federal Credit Union Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 7pm. Passionate about the music of Led Zeppelin, this group of professional musicians brings the studio recordings of “the mighty Zep” to life on the big concert stage. Not an impersonator act, Get the Led Out strives to recreate the sound of one of the greatest bands in rock history. $20-$35. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

25  Halloween Pontoon

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7-8:30pm. Ages 30 lbs – adult, under 13 w/adult. Get in the spirit of Halloween as we glide along the Bush River listening to spooky stories, searching for bats overhead, and enjoying festive treats. Feel free to wear a costume!  Space is limited, registration required. $7.20/member; $8/non-member per person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25  The Capitol Steps

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Back by popular demand, these comedic geniuses will bring down the house . . . and Senate with their unique blend of music and political comedy. Over the past 30 years, The Capitol Steps have recorded over 30 albums and appeared on Good Morning, America, The Today Show, 20/20, Entertainment Tonight, and Nightline. $20-$30. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

25  Final Showdown – CAC “Be the Band” – Battle of the Band

Studio 194 Theatre, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, 7:30pm. All ages. The “Be the Band” hosted by the Chesapeake Arts Center is meant to find outstanding musicians and help our community rock out like they were meant to with live music! Each applicant will be carefully considered and voted by the CAC staff and our friends on the CAC Facebook page. 7 bands will have the opportunity to compete!! The competition will take place at the Chesapeake Arts Center in the Studio 194 Theatre on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Final round will be on October 25, 2014. To enter the Be the Band, visit www.Chesapeakearts.org to fill out application and send youtube video to Nparsons@chesapeakearts.org. Tickets to Final Showdown $10. 410.636.6597 • https://www.facebook.com/events

25, 26  Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking Season

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford. 10am-4pm. Beautiful autumn colors will abound, the barn will be decorated for Halloween, decked out with all kinds of not-too-spooky fun for young and old alike. The model trains will be running, carrying pumpkins and apples to market! A tractor drawn Hay wagon will transport visitors to the fields where pumpkins in several varieties and sizes can be chosen for the perfect jack-o-lantern. At the barn, fall decorations will be on sale along with pumpkins, apples, Indian corn and fresh apple cider. www.applewoodfarm.org

25-12/21  Holidays on Main

Beginning with “Trick or Treating on Main” and ending with “Last Chance Weekend”. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. 443.823.1797

26  Scoop Kelly Memorial 5K Run/Walk

HCC, entrance on Rt 22 by WAWA. Registration begins 7:30am; race begins 9am. This year we are joining the Kelly family, their friends and the Lacrosse Community to create a memorial 5k run/walk in honor of Scoop Kelly.  Scoop passed away in 2014 from complications from a car accident. Coach Kelly’s passion was his family and lacrosse.  He coached the Bel Air High School Bobcat Lacrosse team and also Tribe Lacrosse until his passing. The 5K will help raise scholarship money for The Scoop Kelly Scholarship Fund and also to help keep the race going into the future. One male athlete will receive a scholarship based on their academic and athletic accomplishments. Your sponsorship helps to defray the cost of organizing the event.  Funds received from the sponsorship are used to purchase t-shirts for registered race participants, awards and complimentary drinks and snacks for each participant.  Any additional money from sponsorships will go to The Scoop Kelly Scholarship Foundation. There are various levels of sponsorship for the SK 5K  run/walk.  Size and placement of logos on t-shirts and website are based on sponsorship level. Platinum Level: $1,000 and above - Listed as Top Sponsor with Company name and logo on t-shirts given to all participants; Listed as Top Sponsor on website; Company supplied brochures/promotional literature included in all race packets; Prominent start/finish line signage at event (sponsor supplied); Opportunity to speak at opening of race if desired; Booth at event. Gold Level: $500-$999 - Listed as Sponsor with Company name and logo on t-shirts given to all participants; Listed as sponsor on website; Company supplied brochures/promotional literature included in all race packets; Company name mentioned at beginning and end of race; Booth at event. Silver Sponsor: $250-$499 - Company name and logo on t-shirts given to all participants; Listed as sponsor on website; Company supplied brochures/promotional literature included in all race packets; Company name mentioned during race. Bronze Sponsor: $100-$249 - Company name and logo on t-shirts given to all participants; Listed as sponsor on website; Company supplied brochures/promotional literature included in all race packets. Contributions of any size make a difference.  This is our first year putting this together and any help you could offer would be greatly appreciated. Your checks can be made out to The Scoop Kelly Foundation and mailed to Rhonda Utz, 309 Cheery Tree Ct, Forest Hill, MD 21050.  utzboyzlaxin@comcast.net • 410.836.7212

26  2nd Annual Harvest Days Craft Fair

Harford Jewish Center, 8 N. Earlton Road, Havre de Grace. 9am-3pm.  Quality, handcrafted crafts in a variety of categories. Silent auction, bake sale, lunch. All proceeds go to summer camperships for children in need. Indoors. FREE. 410.679.2063 • tmerrik@comcast.netwww.facebook.com/templeadasshalomtempleadasshalom.org

26  Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Ages 14-adult. Become a part of the volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

26  Halloween Tails and Treats – 1st Annual Pet Fest

Concord Point Lighthouse, Corner of Concord and Lafayette Streets, Havre de Grace. 10am-5pm. Bring your furry friends and learn about local resources for pet owners, buy goodies for your pets, and support Concord Point Lighthouse. Vendors, prizes, raffles, pet parade. Fun for the whole family including the family pets. FREE. www.concordpointlighthouse.org

26   Visit the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, Tours at 1 and 2pm. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. $5 – age 13 and older. For more info call 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

26  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue. 1-4pm. Open 2nd and 4th Sundays, March thru mid-December, or by appointment.  A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited.  Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named.  Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.  410.838.7691

26  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

26  Pugs for Pinky’s Pet Costume Contest Party & Fundraiser

Baron's K9 Country Store, 525 Pritt Lane, Bel Air, 2-4pm. Costume categories include: Cutest, funniest, scariest, most original; Best Group (2 or more dogs), dog with human; Best float. Peoples choice wins best in show.  Prizes, ribbons, and trophies awarded. Dog treats, water, and people treats provided. Please bring your own chair or blanket. $5 admission per person. 410.937.8116 • pugsforpinky@zoominternet.netwww.pugsforpinky.com

26  Sunday Afternoon Concert

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1. 3pm. Mendelssohn Piano Trio featuring Peter Sirotin, violin; Fiona Thompson, cello; Ya-Ting Chang, piano. $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

26  Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3:30pm. Topic: Foxes. Explore nature through a story. Listen to a tale about an animal or a habitat. Story time may include meeting a live critter, a simple craft or acting out the story. Drop in program. No registration. No fee. All ages. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

26  Steppingstone Tales and Treats with Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace

Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace, 6-9pm. Head into Halloween night for special Tales and Treats at all the Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace! Special programs, storytelling, and treats at the Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper's House, The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Steppingstone Farm Museum, and the Susquehanna Museum at the Lockhouse, find the spooky side of history with each of our museums! $1. www.steppingstonemuseum.org

27  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 8 – Your Own Home

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 9-11am. Topic: Homeownership – It’s all that and more! The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

27  Nature Tots and Kids

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Nature Tots – 9:30-10:30am. Nature Kids – 11am-12pm. Ages: Nature Tots 2-3 (w/parent); Nature Kids 4-5 (w/parent). Explore and discover the natural world around us during the fall season through sensory activities, songs, movement and a short hike. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. Space is limited, registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

27  Harford County Commission on Disabilities

205 Hays Street (Historic “Bel Air Colored High School”). 5pm. The Harford County Commission on Disabilities was established in 1995 to serve as the voice of the disabled community in Harford County.  The Commission is dedicated to helping the more than 24,000 Harford County citizens with disabilities to participate fully in our community. The commission meets on the 4th Monday of each month (except May and December).  The public is welcome to attend.  To confirm meeting date/time/location and/or to request disability-related accommodations, contact Disabilities Coordinator, Rachel Harbin at 410.638.3373 voice/TTY • disability@harfordcountymd.gov.

28  Last Day to Request Absentee Ballot

28  Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers

Adult Day Services at Union Hospital, 152 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, 6:30-8pm. A series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:  Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Topics covered will include: Developing a care team, Legal and financial planning, Coping strategies, Care and treatment options, Communicating and connecting, Maximizing independence. FREE. 410.561.9099 ext. 222 • jdaniels@alz.org • http://alz.org/maryland/in_my_community

28-30  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

29  Nature’s Playgroup

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. Session I – 9:30-10:30am; Session II – 11am-12pm. Ages 0-5 years (w/parent). Little ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, song, simple craft and discovery outings will highlight each day’s theme. Space is limited, registration required. $31.50 member;  $35 non-member per child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 8 – Your Own Home

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 2-4pm. Topic: Homeownership – It’s all that and more! The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

29  Savvy Social Security and Medicare Planning

HCPL, Bel Air Branch, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air, 5:30pm. During this complimentary workshop, you will learn: Social Security: - 5 factors to consider when determining the appropriate time to apply for benefits, - when it makes sense to delay benefits, and it not to delay benefits, - How to coordinate benefits with your spouse to maximize income, - How to coordinate benefits with other sources of income. Medicare: - How the various enrollment periods work, and what you need to do to avoid late penalties, - What does Medicare cover?  What does it cost?  What are your choices? - Why most people pay too much for private insurance and how you can avoid excess costs, - why you must plan for higher health care costs in retirement. FREE. gsjankiewicz@unitedplanners.comretplanner.com

30  Last Day for Early Voting

30  Halloween Parade Presented by the HdG Recreation Committee

Downtown Havre de Grace, Corner of Washington Street and Congress Avenue, 6-8pm. Annual Halloween Parade in HdG!! Meet at corner of Washington St and Congress Ave to register, come dressed in costume. FREE. 410.939.6724 • hdgactivityctr@harfordcountymd.gov

30  Financial Sense Workshop – Week 8 – Your Own Home

Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Student Center, Room 243. 7-9pm. Topic: Homeownership – It’s all that and more! The Financial Aid Office at HCC is committed to helping you feel financially empowered. With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on important financial topics. The workshops will be held multiple times over an eight-week period during the fall 2014 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but it is strongly suggested that you attend as many as possible. Attend the first session and receive a free flash drive. To register, call 410.612.2361 • WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com

30-11/1   Legends of the Fog

Carsins Run, 500 Carsins Run Road, Aberdeen. 6:30-11pm. Legends of the Fog is not just Maryland’s Best Haunted House and Hayride Attractions, it is a great experience. Complete with three haunts, midway games, and food! Sinister Circus: From a sideshow of spectacles to a backstage the public wasn’t meant to see… the all-new Sinister Circus will freak you out and more. Haunted Hayride: Our signature Haunted hayride is back and better than ever. During your escape from the toxic fog, you’ll encounter disturbing new creatures and find yourself trapped in four horrifying buildings! Carsins Manor: An abandoned orphanage may seem like a safe place to take refuge, where some not-so-friendly faces are eagerly waiting your arrival. It’s double the size, double the rooms, double the scares! www.legendsofthefog.com

31  Tales and Treats with Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace

Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace, 6-8pm. Head into Halloween night for special Tales and Treats at all the Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace! $1. Contact: Museums – 410.939.2299 • 410.939.5780 • 410.939.3213 • director@steppingstonemuseum.orgwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

31  The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Harford Community College, APG Federal Credit Union Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm, 12am. On our new state-of-the-art video wall, we will be playing the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring a live cast of characters along with the movie.  Come and sing, cat call the characters, and dance the TIME WARP. $8. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

31, 11/1  Havre de Haunts Tours & Paranormal Research

Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Take a guided ghost tour of old Havre de Grace. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and relive their experiences. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine. We highly encourage advance ticket purchases. Tickets are $13 online and $14. at the table. Military Discount and Group Rates available. Please visit our website to purchase tickets. 443.243.5836 • www.havredehaunts.com

November

1  Farmers Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse Parking Lot, Thomas & Bond Streets. 7-11am. The market sells only fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes three organic vendors.  Specialty vendors to include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development.  For current market information, please refer to the website at www.belairfarmersmarket.comfarmers@belairfarmersmarket.com.

1  Bird Banding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 7am-noon. Join Mark Johnson as he bands birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. No registration or fee. Please call 410.836.3050 to confirm date. www.edenmill.org

1  Early Bird Shoreline Stroll

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8:30-10:30am. Ages 6-adult. Under 13 w/adult. With the tide at its lowest, walk the shoreline in search of animal tracks and more, followed by a light breakfast cooked over the fire.  *Meet at Pontoon Pier. Space is limited. Registration required. $5.40/member; $6/non-member per person.  410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

1  "How to Read a Nautical Chart" Course

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St. Havre de Grace, 9am-1pm. Come to the Maritime Museum to sit in on a four-hour course taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, "How to Read a Nautical Chart.” Learn all about how to unravel the mysteries of the seas, whether you're a beginner or someone who just wants a refresher course. The basics of electronic navigation will also be covered. $35. Contact Abe Spergel for details. 443.504.3880 • safeboating2207@gmail.comhdgmaritimemuseum.org

1  Havre de Grace Historic Walking Tours

Jana’s Java, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 10am. Take our Historic Walking Tour to find out who really discovered Havre de Grace and its significant history. Tours begin at Jana's Java House and are conducted by costumed, professional guides and last for 1 1/2 hours. Tours by appointment only. Group rates available. www.hdgtourism.com

1  Car Show

Luna’s House, 2801 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood. 10am-2pm. Open to all makes and models! Free to spectators. Tax-deductible donation for entries. All proceeds benefit the animals of Luna’s House. For more information contact Doug at 410.456.2227 or Dave at 410.937.6866 • www.lunashouse.org

1  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Come join us in the nature center as we feed our critters. Take a turn feeding one of the turtles or frogs their meal! Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

1  Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 11am-12pm. Ages 6-adult; under 13 w/adult. Jack Frost has NOTHING to do with it!  Learn what causes our brilliant forest colors in the autumn…and why it sometimes isn’t so colorful. Why do trees then lose their bright foliage? Bring some of your best fall foliage from home for identification and discussion. Space is limited – registration required. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

1  Downtown Bel Air Music Fest

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Road, Bel Air. 12-6pm. A day of LIVE, LOCAL, ORIGINAL music! A true festival experience! Harford Artists Gallery, Beer and Wine Garden, Food Vendors, Hay Rides, Face Painting and MORE!  $10 per person, 12 and under free. www.downtown.belair.com

1  Downtown Bel Air Music Festival

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Road. 12-6pm. A day of local, original music. 443.823.1797

1  Wonderful Colorful Trees

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2:30-4pm. Ages: Families, 2-adult, under 13 w/adult. Gather 'round and listen to a story about the colorful change of the season. Hike through the forest to collect fall leaves to make crowns and become kings and queens of Leight Park. Space is limited – registration required. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

A Harford's Heart Sponsored Event!
1 An Evening in the Stacks: The Grand Tour

Abingdon Library, 2510 S. Tollgate Rd., Abingson. 7-11pm. International cuisine, imaginative drinks, outstanding musical entertainment by Mood Swings on a lavish tour of 8 Edwardian-era ports. $125. 410.273.5600 ext.2283 • www.eveninginthestacks.org

2  Witchy Woman Tea – Steppingstone Farm Museum

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, seatings at 11am and 2pm. Learn the history of Halloween and Witchcraft while enjoying afternoon tea in the Historic farm house for a refined Halloween celebration. $25. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.orgwww.steppingstonemuseum.org/

2  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

2  Havre de Grace Historic Walking Tours

Jana’s Java, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 2pm. Take our Historic Walking Tour to find out who really discovered Havre de Grace and its significant history. Tours begin at Jana's Java House and are conducted by costumed, professional guides and last for 1 1/2 hours. Tours by appointment only. Group rates available. www.hdgtourism.com

2-23  Ellen Corddry

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W. Gordon Street. Sundays 1-4pm. Ms. Corddry’s beautiful work includes wood cuts, collage and water color. Sponsored by Liriodendron Foundation. 410.879.4424

3  Present: Home the Gift of SITE Exhibition

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8:30am-5pm. a collaboration between the Center for the Arts and the Chesapeake Gallery at Harford Community College. The exhibition showcases the work of local artists. The artists whose work will be displayed for this juried exhibitions can choose to participate in a silent auction to be held on the night of the opening reception, October 7th from 5:30-7pm. FREE. 410.306.6144 x 227 • www.harfordcfa.org

4  General Election Day

4  Eden Mill Tiny Wonders

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. What do preschoolers wonder about? Let us answer their questions on topics of high interest for 2-5 year olds. A former teacher works to cultivate a child's natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement and dramatic play. Must pre-register. Ages 2-5 with adult. Topic: Spiders are really cool. www.edenmill.org

4  Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers

Adult Day Services at Union Hospital, 152 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, 6:30-8pm. A series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way. This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:  Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Topics covered will include: Developing a care team, Legal and financial planning, Coping strategies, Care and treatment options, Communicating and connecting, Maximizing independence. FREE. 410.561.9099 ext. 222 • jdaniels@alz.orghttp://alz.org/maryland/in_my_community

4-6  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year.  www.harfordhistory.orgHARCHIS@msn.com • 410.838.7691

5  Blood Pressure Screening

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 10am-12pm. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

5  Senator J.B. Luxury Designer Handbag Bingo

Tall Cedars, 2501 Putty Hill Avenue, Baltimore. Doors open 5:30pm. Pre-game at 6:15pm. Games begin 6:30pm. Hosted by Senator J.B. Jennings. All luxury handbags are valued at $300+. 3 specialty games, 50/50 Raffle, Tables of 10 will be reserved! $20 per ticket for 20 games; $5 additional game packets. To send cash or check: Friends of J.B. Jennings, PO Box 10, Belcamp, MD 21017. Additional $5 fee applies to credit card transactions. Bring your own food and alcohol. 443.420.9931 • www.jbjennings.com/designer_handbag_bingofriendsofjbjenningsmd@gmail.com

6  Parkinson’s Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 2-4pm. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

6  Chestnut Grove CDC's Ladies' Night Out

Hunt Valley Golf Club, 14101 Phoenix Road, Phoenix, 6-10pm. This is a night you will not want to miss! With a cash bar, raffles, complimentary desserts, local artisans and award winning vendors, this is the night out every lady needs. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door. Purchase your tickets by October 31st and be entered into a RAFFLE to win a round of golf for four at Hunt Valley Golf Club (valued at $320). You can purchase extra tickets for extra chances to win. Proceeds from this event will benefit the children of Chestnut Grove CDC. 410.592.9122 • sarahamanley@hotmail.comchestnutgrovechild.org

6-9  Holiday Open House

Olivia's, 2721 Conowingo Road, Bel Air, 10am-6pm. Huge Sale throughout Entire Store! 443.371.0056 • www.oliviasshop.com

6-11/30  Christmas in the Woods

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road. 10am-5pm daily. Crafts, jewelry, collectibles, Ravens wear, specialty foods and gifts. Sponsored by Rockfield Foundation, Inc. www.rockfieldmanor.com • 410.638.4565

7  HdG Main Street Presents: First Fridays!

Downtown Havre de Grace, 5-9pm. Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Live entertainment, café seating, merchant specials and more! FREE. hdgmainstreet@verizon.net

7  Estuary Science Lab – DNA Lab

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 4:30-6pm. Ages 10-16. Learn fascinating facts about DNA through hands-on activities. Students extract their own DNA to take home in a test tube. Space is limited – registration required. $7.20/member; $8/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  Evening of Jazz With Bill O’Connell and the Latin Jazz Allstars

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. Performance featuring Bill O’Connell, piano; Steve Slagle, alto and soprano saxophones, flute. $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

7, 8  Havre de Haunts Tours & Paranormal Research

Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Take a guided ghost tour of old Havre de Grace. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and relive their experiences. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine. We highly encourage advance ticket purchases. Tickets are $13 online and $14. at the table. Military Discount and Group Rates available. Please visit our website to purchase tickets. 443.243.5836 • www.havredehaunts.com

7, 8  HCC Actors Guild in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. In the course of one sultry summer evening, a prominent Southern dynasty is pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life altering secrets are revealed. Don’t miss this Pulitzer Prize-winning gem, an emotionally intense drama that sizzles with passion and greed. Adult Themes. $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

7-9  Pottery at the Barn

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Road, Bel Air. 11/7 – 4-8pm. Soft opening at 1pm. 11/8 – 10am-5pm. 11/9 – 11am-4pm. Located in the big white barn behind the manor. All pottery is handmade locally. Diverse selection. Meet the potters. Great prices! Free admission. 410.452.0033 • joyshots@gmail.com

8  Young AFCEA Third Annual Charity 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

Ma and Pa Trail, Bel Air, Williams Street Lot, Bel Air. Packet pick-up times: 6:45-7:45am at the Williams Street lot. 8am-2pm. Join us for the 3rd annual Young AFCEAn-Aberdeen 5K, brought to you by the Young AFCEAns of the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association-Aberdeen Chapter. A 5k race, 1 mile walk (after the 5k) and kids fun will all take place in the morning. Proceeds benefit STEM-related educational opportunities around the community. This year benefits Edgewood Middle School's FIRST LEGO League (FLL). www.afcea-aberdeen.org

8  Farmers Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse Parking Lot, Thomas & Bond Streets. 7-11am. The market sells only fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes three organic vendors.  Specialty vendors to include hummus, salsa, baked goods, jams/jellies, and more. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Bel Air Farmers Market, Inc., and Harford County Office of Economic Development.  For current market information, please refer to the website at www.belairfarmersmarket.comfarmers@belairfarmersmarket.com.

8  6th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Susquehanna Center Auxiliary Gymnasium, Bel Air, 9am. On-site race registration takes place 8-8:45am, race starts at 9am. The race takes place on a USA Track and Field Certified Course. Each pre-registered participant will receive a T-shirt, refreshments after the race, a commemorative ice scraper and two tickets to a Fighting Owls doubleheader basketball game against Tennessee’s Volunteer State Community College December 13 starting at noon. Awards will be presented based on age groups and final times. Tracy Hart of 970 WAMD and KHZTV Network will serve as master of ceremonies, and the radio station will broadcast live from the race. The Oriole Bird, Chick-fil-A cow and Harford Community College’s Screech will be on hand to greet participants. Many activities will take place before and after the race. They include the Maryland State Police’s seat belt convincer, which will demonstrate the impact of an automobile crash and the importance of wearing a seat belt, and DUI goggles that will simulate the impairment and danger caused by drunk driving. Also on hand will be a texting-while-driving simulator that participants can use to experience how distracted driving impacts operation of an automobile. Exhibitors at the race include AAA Mid-Atlantic, Kent Schwab Allstate Agency, Baltimore Metropolitan Regional Traffic Safety Program, Bel Air Honda/Fiat of Fallston, The Bike Shop of Bel Air, Canby Motors, Cowan Systems, LLC, HCC Driver Education Program, Harford County Department of Community Services’ Office of Drug Control Policy, Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland Insurance Administration, Maryland Teen Safe Driving Coalition and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. $25 per person in advance (those signed up by noon on November 6) and $30 on race day. $15 for those under 18 years of age accompanied by a registered adult. Participants may pre-register for the race by visiting www.harford.edu/heather. 443.412.2449

8  Volunteer Opportunities:  White-Tailed Deer Survey

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 16-adult. Harford County seems to be experiencing explosive population growth - and not just with humans. So, we need your help to determine if the deer population of Leight Park is a healthy size. Join us and get the scoop on poop as we conduct pellet (deer scat) counts out on the trails to determine how many deer call us home. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Children’s Gardening

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11am. Ages 5-10. Have fun growing food and flowers.  Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as fun, as you learn about plants, life cycles, and prepare the food you grow. Topic: Sleepy Stew. Space is limited – registration required. $4.50/member; $5/non-member per class. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  HHS Music Boosters Holiday Craft Fair

HdGHS Auditorium, 700 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace. Start your holiday gift shopping at our 21st Annual Holiday Craft Fair! Featuring vendors from Origami Owl, Pampered Chef, Premiere Jewelry, Scentsy, Silpada Designs, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One Bags and MANY hand-crafted and unique items! So many crafters in all, there will be a wonderful selection for everyone on your list! Interested in being a vendor at this event? Crafter/Vendor spots are being accepted! Deadline for registration is October 21st, so respond quickly to reserve your 8’ x 8’space for only $40. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to help people shop for holiday gifts! 410.939.6498 • www.edline.net/pages/Havre_De_Grace_High_School

8  Eden Mill Fall Fest Event

Eden Mill Park, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12-3pm. Fall is a fantastic time to visit Eden Mill Park. Our Fall Fest is so much fun for the whole family with lots of free activities. You can visit the wetlands, nature center, historic grist mill, buffer zone trail and educational garden area, all while playing the Passport Scavenger Hunt. This fun day is for all ages and will include: Pumpkin Chunkin, Honey Extraction and Beeswax Demonstrations, Master Gardener Exhibit, Gourd Hunt, Historic Grist Mill Tours and Hands-on Corn Grinding, Live Animals, Food for Sale and Games and Prizes. Candle making Demo- 12:30pm; Honey Extraction Demo- 1pm; Historic Mill Tours: 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm. Overflow parking will be at the Jarrettsville Christmas Tree Farm, on St. Clair Bridge Road, where a bus will be available for shuttling to the park (approximately 3 minute drive). FREE. www.edenmill.org

8  Basket Making

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-4pm. Ages: Adults. Just in time for Thanksgiving, learn to weave your own basket!  Everything will be provided for you, just bring your patience and creativity.  Festive snacks will be provided. Space is limited – registration required. $18/member; $20/non-member per basket. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Family Comedy Magic Show

Bel Air Armory, 39 N. Main St. 2-4pm (doors open 1:30pm) Magic and Illusions! Come for an inexpensive afternoon of amazing magic and fun for the entire family! Sponsored by The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation to benefit the community by providing funding for improvements to standing structures and renovations to playgrounds. 410.836.6366 • 410.879.9292 • gbacf.org

8  Fall Concert

Edgewood High School, 2415 Willoughby Beach Rd., Edgewood. 2pm. Harford Youth Orchestra and Harford String Orchestra, conducted by Brian Folus and Wesley Thompson. FREE. www.harfordyouthorchestra.com

8  Leight Speaker Series – Nature and Nosh

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 4-6pm. Ages: Adults. The Anita C. Leight Speaker Series offers informal lectures on topics of interest in the field of natural science. These events are intended for general audiences and provide an opportunity for people to interact with local scientists and science educators while learning about relevant research or to gain practical knowledge. Each informal lecture will be followed by a social time with refreshments, when participants can continue discussions with the speaker. Topic: Climate, Humans, and the Chesapeake Bay by Grace Brush, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering. Donations welcome. Space is limited; registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8  Art in the Attic – Local Painters:  Opening Reception

Lovely Manors Garden and Gift Center, 14227 Jarrettsville Pike, Phoenix. 6-8pm. Annual exhibition and sale of works by a diverse group of local painters. There will be sixteen artists in all, headed by the accomplished painter Lisa Mitchell, a Maryland native who teaches at the Zoll Studio in Timonium. The majority of the paintings will be landscapes, both studio work and painted onsite, en plein air, at various locales throughout the region. Included in the show are works by Liz Brasser, Mary Clarendon, Jeannine Conover, Desh Mital, Nancy Fine, Lynne Gilliland, Karen Holthaus, Judy Lalingo, Donna Long, Lark MacPhail, Mano Kulathungam, Jo Marion, Lisa Mitchell, Mary Phelps, Anne Reder and Laura Wilke.410.557.6490 • judy_lalingo@hotmail.com

8, 9  Holidays at the Cottage Art Show

Harford Artists Gallery, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air. Holiday art show and gift sale offering original artwork, gifts, jewelry, prints and fiber art. Harford Artists Gallery is a 501(c)3 non profit. FREE. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

9  Kayak Trips – Final Fall Float

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. Ages 8-adult; under 13 w/adult. Be a part of the season's final paddle as we leisurely kayak around the marsh and take in the wonder of late fall. Wear shoes that can get wet. All equipment supplied. Space is limited, registration required. $10.80/member; $12/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

9  Meet a Critter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2pm. Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. No registration. All ages. No fee. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

9  Visit the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, Tours at 1 and 2pm. Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County's historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. $5 – age 13 and older. For more info call 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

9  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue. 1-4pm. Open 2nd and 4th Sundays, March thru mid-December, or by appointment.  A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited.  Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named.  Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.  410.838.7691

9  The Art of Hearth Cooking

The Hays House, 324 Kenmore Ave Bel Air, 1-4pm. The Art of Hearth Cooking: experience the sounds and aromas of seasonal foods prepared at the hearth by Pam Williams, an 18th century culinary expert and history interpreter. $5 per person. 410.838.7691 • Caterski@aol.com • www.facebook.com/thehayshouse

9  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

9  HCC Actors Guild in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. In the course of one sultry summer evening, a prominent Southern dynasty is pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life altering secrets are revealed.  Don’t miss this Pulitzer Prize-winning gem, an emotionally intense drama that sizzles with passion and greed.  Adult Themes.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

9-12/31  Art in the Attic – Local Painters

Lovely Manors Garden and Gift Center, 14227 Jarrettsville Pike, Phoenix. Monday-Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday – 9am-5pm; Sunday – 10am-4pm. Annual exhibition and sale of works by a diverse group of local painters. There will be sixteen artists in all, headed by the accomplished painter Lisa Mitchell, a Maryland native who teaches at the Zoll Studio in Timonium. The majority of the paintings will be landscapes, both studio work and painted onsite, en plein air, at various locales throughout the region. Included in the show are works by Liz Brasser, Mary Clarendon, Jeannine Conover, Desh Mital, Nancy Fine, Lynne Gilliland, Karen Holthaus, Judy Lalingo, Donna Long, Lark MacPhail, Mano Kulathungam, Jo Marion, Lisa Mitchell, Mary Phelps, Anne Reder and Laura Wilke.410.557.6490 • judy_lalingo@hotmail.com

11  Low Vision Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road. 10am-12pm. FREE. Meetings are subject to change. 410.638.4040

11  Ladew Gardens: Nature Stories and Craft: Chipmunks and Squirrels – Morning

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am. Chipmunks and squirrels are two of the most amusing animals to watch in nature. Join us as we read about these furry, fun backyard friends. For ages 2 - 6 with an adult. www.LadewGardens.com

11  Ladew Gardens: Nature Stories and Craft: Chipmunks and Squirrels – Afternoon

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 12:30-1:15pm. Chipmunks and squirrels are two of the most amusing animals to watch in nature. Join us as we read about these furry, fun backyard friends. For ages 2 - 6 with an adult. www.LadewGardens.com

11  5th Annual Diabetes Health Fair

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, 3:30-5:30pm. Join the team at the University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology for the 5th Annual Diabetes Health Fair. The fair will feature educational sessions, vendors, literature, free health screenings and door prizes. $15 HgbA1c and $20 flu vaccines will be available. Learn how to thrive despite diabetes. Attending the fair is FREE. For more information call 443.643.3200 • kthompson@uchs.orgumuch.org

11  Newcomers Club of Harford County

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1200 Churchville Road, Bel Air, 7pm. Provides opportunities for residents, whether you are new or have been here a while and want to make friends, get involved in interest groups and learn more about the community. harfordnewcomers@gmail.comwww.newcomersofharfordcounty.com

12  November Homeschool: On the Trail of the Turkey

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 6-12 (without adult). Let’s learn all about turkeys and explore the park for sights and sounds of these beautiful birds! Members - $25/$22 siblings; non-members $30. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

12  Eden Mill Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers (3 Sessions)

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:15-2pm. Nature Storybook Art, developed and taught by Brenda Marsden, invites children to explore art activities with materials readily available in most homes and schools. The wide variety of activities requires no prior expertise. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques. Each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creativue. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register! Ages 6-12. www.edenmill.org

12  Turkey Shelf Sitter: A Gourd Craft

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 6-8pm. Ages 16 and over. Create a turkey from a Martin gourd. Use paper twist to make feathers and learn the art of floating colors. This project makes a great holiday centerpiece! Pre-registration required. Members - $12/non-member $14. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

11-13  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

13  Veteran’s Day Observances

Tydings Park, Commerce Street, Havre de Grace. 11am. Join members of the American Legion in recognition of our veterans. 410.939.0234

13  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission Meeting

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 6:30pm. FREE and open to the public. The Commission meets monthly, developing and implementing strategies for bringing harmony, equity and equality to the citizens of Harford County through community/family oriented events, etc.  Guests are asked to confirm attendance with staff to ensure there have been no schedule changes and that adequate seating is available.  410.638.3150

13  Card Party

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 47, 501 St. John Street, Havre de Grace, noon-4pm. Doors open at 11:30am. Come join us for Fun, Food & Prizes as you play cards with your friends - tables of 4 players. RSVP by Friday, November 7. $10 per person. 410.939.1444 • jbsis737@verizon.netwww.americanlegionpost47.org

13-16  Holidays at the Cottage Art Show

Harford Artists Gallery, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air. Holiday art show and gift sale offering original artwork, gifts, jewelry, prints and fiber art. Harford Artists Gallery is a 501(c)3 non profit. FREE. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

14  PreSchool Nature Series: WHOOO Comes Out at Night?

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 2-5 years old with adult. This exciting Nature Series features activities, live animals, crafts, snacks and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Taught by “Tiny Wonders” instructor, Kim Truxel. Preregistration required. $8/member with $6/member sibling; $10/non-member per date (Adults are free). 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

14  Harbor East's Window Wonderland: The Unveiling Event

Baltimore, MD. 5:30-8:30pm. Join Harbor East for an evening full of holiday jolly and the unveiling of Window Wonderland, a month-long holiday arts exhibit featuring storefronts decorated for the season by some of the region’s finest artists. The street and boutiques alike will be filled with carolers, refreshments and fun including stilt walkers, acrobats and more! Families don’t miss the “Milk & Cookies Social” just for kids including holiday activities from 5:30-7:30pm in the lobby of The MAC, hosted by Harbor East & (cool) progeny.

14  Arc Northern Chesapeake Sprout Film Festival

Harford Community College, Dr. James F. LaCalle Conference Room E132, 401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air. 6-9pm. Artistic and memorable films featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. $10 per person. For more information, call The Arc NCR at 410.836.7177 • www.arcncr.org.

14  Dancing for the Arts Dress Rehearsal

Maryland Golf & Country Clubs, 1335 E. Macphail Road, Bel Air, 6:30-11:30pm. Harford County's Business leaders will showcase their ballroom dancing talent in a friendly competition to fund raise for the Center for the Arts' mission of establishing a cultural arts center in Harford County. Enjoy the performance at a discounted price. New this year... three high school student dancers to compete as well as a performance by the Harford Ballet Company. $25 age 11 and older, $13 for children 10 and under. 410.306.6144 x227 • staylor@harfordcfa.orgharfordcfa.org

14, 15  "Alarms & Excursions" presented by the Lewis Lane Players

"Theater 351", Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace. 11/14 – 7pm; 11/15 – 1 and 5:30pm. The Lewis Lane Players performance troupe of the Havre de Grace Drama Guild proudly present "Alarms & Excursions," a hilarious farce by the author of "Noises Off!"  "Alarms & Excursions" is a collection of playlets that bemoan our reliance on technology, the uniformity of hotel rooms, and the often repetitive monotony of everyday life.   Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for children and seniors, and can be purchased at www.hdgdramatroop.com/tickets.html or in person in the Parks & Recreation office of the HdG Activity Center . 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

14, 15  HCC: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

Chesapeake Theatre, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air.  8pm. One of the most successful plays of our time. “A play of tremendous dramatic impact-enormous theatrical power." NY Post. In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the gaiety: greed, sins of the past and desperate, clawing hopes for the future spar with one another as the knowledge that Big Daddy is dying slowly makes the rounds. Produced through special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC. $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • bfisler@harford.eduwww.tickets.harford.edu

15  Lincoln’s Life and Legacy: Part 1 “Triumph & Tragedy”

Bel Air Armory, 37 N Main St, Bel Air, 9am-3pm. Lincoln’s Life and Legacy: A Musical & Historical Masterpiece in Two Parts, Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War, Bel Air Armory. Concert, period photograph display and lecture featuring Dr. Duke Thompson on piano. Fee $25/both shows $40. Part 1: November 15 & Part 2: April 18, 2015. 410.638.5323 • Caterski@aol.comwww.facebook.com/TheHistoricalSocietyofHarfordCounty

15  Christmas Open House

Baskets and Blooms Country Store, 3822 Conowingo Road, Darlington, 9am-5pm. 410.457.5600 • lairdpal@aol.com

15  Owls: Silent Hunters

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 12 and over. Learn about the native owls of Harford County and the adaptations that they possess to give them advantages for night hunting. We will also dissect owl pellets to investigate what owls eat! Members $3/non-members $5. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

15  Sjogren’s Syndrome Support Group

Bel Air United Methodist Church, 21 Linwood Avenue. 10am. Support for people with Autoimmune Disease (Sjogren’s Syndrome). Guest speakers. Sponsored by Eva Plude, Group Leader. Free. 410.836.1040

15  North Park Trail Walk

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace, 10am. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

15  Recycled Crafts

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Ages 6-adult; Under 13 w/adult. In honor of America Recycles Day, take trash and transform it into treasure with a crafty touch. Space is limited. Registration required. $2.70/member; $3/non-member per person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Come join us in the nature center as we feed our critters. Take a turn feeding one of the turtles or frogs their meal! Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

15  Leight Speaker Series – Nature and Nosh

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 4-6pm. Ages: Adults. The Anita C. Leight Speaker Series offers informal lectures on topics of interest in the field of natural science. These events are intended for general audiences and provide an opportunity for people to interact with local scientists and science educators while learning about relevant research or to gain practical knowledge. Each informal lecture will be followed by a social time with refreshments, when participants can continue discussions with the speaker. Topic: Animal Language and the Origin of Species by Tamra Mendelson, Ph.D., University of Maryland - Baltimore County, Department of Biological Sciences. Donations welcome. Space is limited; registration required. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15  7th Annual Dancing for the Arts Gala

Maryland Golf & Country Clubs, 1335 E. Macphail Road, Bel Air, 6:30-11:30pm. Harford County's Business leaders will showcase their ballroom dancing talent in a friendly competition to fund raise for the Center for the Arts' mission of establishing a cultural arts center in Harford County. The 7th Annual Dancing for the Arts Gala has a few new events. New this year... three high school student dancers to compete, a performance by the Harford Ballet Company and the "People's Choice" Award where all guests will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite dancer. $185 per ticket. 410.306.6144 x 227 • staylor@harfordcfa.orgharfordcfa.org

15  Campfire Sing-Along

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7-8:30pm. Ages 2-adult, under 13 w/adult. Relax around the fire and sing old favorites and learn some new tunes. Song sheets and musical accompaniment provided. Roast marshmallows for s'mores. *Meet at Pontoon Pier. Space is limited – registration required. $2.70/member; $3/non-member per person or $10.80/member; $12/non-member per family. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

15, 16  Holiday Open House

Coffee Coffee, Festival Shopping Center, 5 Bel Air South Pkwy #115a, Bel Air. 11/15 – 7am-6pm; 11/16 – 7am-5pm. Shop our holiday gift collections, sample local products, take advantage of shopping specials, and sip pumpkin spice lattes!! Price n/a. 410.515.2060 • hdtayson@gmail.comwww.coffeecoffee-online.comwww.facebook.com/coffeecoffeebelair

15-12/14  Aluminum Christmas Tree Display

The Historical Society of  Harford County, 143 N. Main Street. Regular Society hours and weekends. Cost TBA. 410.838.7691

16  Little Sluggers Baseball

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. For ages 3-6, teaching basic skills needed for baseball or softball: throwing, hitting, catching ground balls and dunning the bases. Open to members and non-members. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

16  Liriodendron Icehouse – Prehistoric Culture of the Northern Chesapeake

Liriodendron Mansion , 502 West Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1:30-4pm.  This Native American exhibit of cultural life-ways, addresses the prehistoric exploitation of resources unique to this region. It is a reflection of Dr. Howard A. Kelly's abiding interest in the Natural Sciences. The displays follow a timeline from the Paleo migrations of the last glacial recession...through the Archaic landscape changes as the ancestral Susquehanna drainage evolved into the present Chesapeake Bay...to the late Woodland cultures that flourished prior to the European contact. Staffed fully by volunteers and is open on Sundays. For more information contact Dan Coates at 410.273.9619 • 410.808.2398 • www.liriodendron.com

16  Volunteer Opportunities: PhenoForays – Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Flowers

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Ages 16-adult. Phenology is the study of the timing of recurring life cycle stages of plants and animals. We are seeking volunteers to help monitor flowering plants, butterflies and dragonflies for Project BudBurst and Nature’s Notebook, online databases that scientists use to understand the effects of climate change on the phenology of native species. One-half mile of easy walking. Register for one, several or all six phenoforays. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

16  HCC: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Chesapeake Theatre, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air.  3pm. One of the most successful plays of our time. “A play of tremendous dramatic impact-enormous theatrical power." NY Post. In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the gaiety: greed, sins of the past and desperate, clawing hopes for the future spar with one another as the knowledge that Big Daddy is dying slowly makes the rounds. Produced through special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC. $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • bfisler@harford.eduwww.tickets.harford.edu

17-1/5  Shared Histories: Paintings by Michael Dixon

Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Chesapeake Gallery hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30am-7pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am-5pm; and Fridays, 8am-4:30pm. The artist explores his bi-racial roots through a series of portraits of Afro Turks, painted while in Turkey through the assistance of a travel grant.  Elizabeth Crisman, Gallery Coordinator, is the curator. 443.412.2461 • ecrisman@harford.edu  

18  Tiny Wonders: Building with Beaver

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages: 2-5 years old with adult. What do preschoolers wonder about? Let us answer their questions on topics of high interest for 2-5 year olds. A former teacher, Kim Truxel, works to cultivate a child’s natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement, and dramatic play. Pre-registration required. $8 per member with $6 per member sibling or $10 per non-member per date (adults are free). 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

18  Eden Mill Tiny Wonders

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. What do preschoolers wonder about? Let us answer their questions on topics of high interest for 2-5 year olds. A former teacher works to cultivate a child's natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement and dramatic play. Must pre-register. Ages 2-5 with adult. Topic: Building with Beaver. www.edenmill.org

18 Daytime Youth Soccer: Mini-Starz Soccer Clinic

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. For ages 2-1/2 – 6, introducing the fundamentals of the game. Open to members and non-members. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

18  Seasons of Recovery Workshop

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6:30-7pm Registration/Refreshments; 7-8:30pm-Presentation, Q & A, Meet and Greet. HCC is co-sponsoring the Seasons of Recovery Workshop Series with Father Martin’s Ashley, an inpatient addition treatment center.  The education series is designed to serve all individuals and families in our community who are struggling with addiction, know someone who is, or simply want to learn more.  FREE – no ticket required. For information, contact Alex Denstman, Director of Alumni Services at Father Martin’s Ashley, 410.273.2303

18-20  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

19  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, 8-9am. FREE. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce.  No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business.  410.838.2020

19  November Homeschool: On the Trail of the Turkey

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 6-12 (without adult). Let’s learn all about turkeys and explore the park for sights and sounds of these beautiful birds! Members - $25/$22 siblings; non-members $30. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

19  Eden Mill Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers (3 Sessions)

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:15-2pm. Nature Storybook Art, developed and taught by Brenda Marsden, invites children to explore art activities with materials readily available in most homes and schools. The wide variety of activities requires no prior expertise. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques. Each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creativue. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register! Ages 6-12. www.edenmill.org

19  National Players in To Kill a Mockingbird

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this timeless play confronts difference and justice through the eyes of six-year-old Scout.  Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill a Mockingbird portrays the joys of childhood innocence and the pains of growing up in a sleepy, Southern town.  $10-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

20  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air. 5-8pm. Grab your girlfriends for a night of shopping – wine tastings offered at certain retailers, as well as food and drink specials at the restaurants. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. www.downtownbelair.com • 443.823.1797

20  Gallery Reception: Shared Histories

Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 443.412.2461 • ecrisman@harford.edu

20  Hope and Valuable Solutions to Quitting Smoking

Kaufman Cancer Center, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, 5:30-7pm. Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Dr. Linda Martin and other speakers will discuss what works best in smoking cessation, lung cancer risks, and the screening program at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. FREE. Registration is required by calling 443.643.3350 • kthompson@uchs.orgumuch.org

20  Kaleidoscope of Cultures

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6pm. Celebrating International Education Week 2014, Kaleidoscope of Cultures benefits the HCC Foundation’s Scholarship for International Students.  This annual event features outstanding performances by culturally diverse artists with free, interactive workshops led by the performers. $3 adults/youth-free. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

20  Community Conversations – “Human Trafficking Just Doesn’t Happen in Other Places”

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road. 6:30-8pm. Human Trafficking is not just something that happens in foreign countries – it is happening in our own backyard. Come and learn about Harford County’s response to a growing problem. Free admission. Sponsored by the Human Relations Commission. 410.638.4739

20-23  Holidays at the Cottage Art Show

Harford Artists Gallery, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air. Holiday art show and gift sale offering original artwork, gifts, jewelry, prints and fiber art. Harford Artists Gallery is a 501(c)3 non profit. FREE. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

21  Annual Christmas Open House and Cookie Contest

Kefauver Lumber Company & Gift Shop, 1333 W. Jarrettsville Rd., Forest Hill. 410.692.6115

21  PreSchool Nature Series: Let’s Talk Turkey

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 2-5 years old with adult. This exciting Nature Series features activities, live animals, crafts, snacks and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Taught by “Tiny Wonders” instructor, Kim Truxel. Preregistration required. $8/member with $6/member sibling; $10/non-member per date (Adults are free). 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

21  Patterson Mill PTSA's 8th Annual Bingo Nite

Patterson Mill Middle/High School at 85 Patterson Mill Drive, Bel Air, 5:30-10:30pm. Vera Bradley, Thirty-One Gifts and Scentsy prizes.  Many Raffles and doorprizes to win.  50/50 game, and a Special Game. Raffles will be called at the end of the Bingo. Food will be Chick-Fil-a, Salads and Pizza.  Drinks galore to choose from. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 and reserve seats as needed. $20. 410.638.4640 • pmptsabingo@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/PattersonMillPTSA

22  Christmas Bazaar & Cookie Walk

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2036 Telegraph Rd, Pylesville, church is located at intersection of St. Paul Church & Telegraph Rds, Off Rt. 136. 9am-2pm. 28 tables of local crafters, homemade cookies on our cookie walk, pit beef/turkey/ham sandwiches for sale, for our younger shoppers - a kids corner where they can shop without mom or dad,  crafters spaces available for rent. 410.692.4051 • drobey@zoominternet.net

22  Late Fall Hike

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 18 and over. This guided hike will tour the natural diversity found at Eden Mill, focusing on changing ecosystems. Members $3/non-members $5. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

22  4th Saturday Open House

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street. 10am-2pm. 410.838.7691

22  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 10am-2pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

22  U4/U6/U8 Soccer

The Arena Club, 2304 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. 5 week session introduces fundamentals of soccer through organized drills. Open to members and non-members. 410.734.7300 • www.thearenaclub.com

22  Thanksgiving Open House with Open Hearth Cooking

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 1-4pm. Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration in the historic farm house featuring Colonial period recipes. The Museum Store will be open for all your Christmas shopping needs. $3. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.orgwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

22  Holiday Pinecone Wreath Workshop

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult, under 15 w/adult. On a pinecone and wire wreath base that we provide, use cones, seed pods, and natural items to create this holiday classic. Finish with a spray color accent. Light refreshments provided. Space is limited; registration required. $9/members; $10/non-member per wreath.  410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  Owl Prowl

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 5:30-7pm. Ages 8-adult, under 13 w/adult. Venture into the woods of Bosely Conservancy on a cool fall evening to hear the call of these elusive creatures and possibly catch a glimpse of them as you walk.  *Meet at Bosely Conservancy. Space is limited, registration required. $2.70/member; $3/non-member per person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

22  The President's Ball

Bel Air Armory, 39 N. Main St., Bel Air. 6pm. Great food, great music, great entertainment to provide funding for music programs for Harford County youth. Come dressed as a president, first lady, anyone associated with an American presidency, or just come as yourself! $100. 443.243.7265 • info@musicismagic.com

22  Deer Creek Coffeehouse Concert - Caroline Aiken & Tom Prasada-Rao

1022 Main St., Darlington, 7:30pm. Caroline Aiken is a singer and guitarist from Atlanta, Georgia whose work spans genres, from folk to blues to rock. Aiken has released seven albums and performed with Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls. With a shelf full of songwriting awards, Tom Prasada Rao brings groove and spirituality to the stage. He is a musician's musician - an unassuming presence on the folk scene since the early nineties. His voice belies his musicianship and his extraordinary songs. Tom’s music is melodic, ambitious, and reverent. Suggested Donation: Adults-$10, Students-$5. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

23  Cultural Literacy Fair

Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Fun-filled day in the “stacks” at Barnes and Noble. Learn about other cultures, listen to music and explore other countries through STEM activities. FREE. Sponsored by The Human Relations Commission, HCPS, Barnes and Noble. 410.638.4739

23  Volunteer Opportunities: Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Ages 14-adult. Become a part of the volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue. 1-4pm. Open 2nd and 4th Sundays, March thru mid-December, or by appointment.  A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited.  Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named.  Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.  410.838.7691

23  Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3:30pm. Explore nature through a story.  Listen to a tale about an animal or a habitat. Story time may include meeting a live critter, a simple craft or acting out the story. Topic: Hibernation. . No registration. All ages. No fee. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

24  Harford County Commission on Disabilities

205 Hays Street (Historic “Bel Air Colored High School”). 5pm. The Harford County Commission on Disabilities was established in 1995 to serve as the voice of the disabled community in Harford County.  The Commission is dedicated to helping the more than 24,000 Harford County citizens with disabilities to participate fully in our community. The commission meets on the 4th Monday of each month (except May and December).  The public is welcome to attend.  To confirm meeting date/time/location and/or to request disability-related accommodations, contact Disabilities Coordinator, Rachel Harbin at 410.638.3373 voice/TTY • disability@harfordcountymd.gov.

25-26  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year.  www.harfordhistory.orgHARCHIS@msn.com • 410.838.7691

26  Diabetes Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 10:30-11:30am. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

26  Susquehanna Miniserium: Thanksgiving Eve Ecumenical Worship

St. Patrick Church, 615 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace. 7pm. 410.937.1790

27  Thaksgiving Day

27  Gobble Cobble Turkey Trot

8am. Join MAC Harbor East and Falls Road Running for a 7k turkey trot in downtown Baltimore on Thanksgiving morning! For more information visit www.active.com/baltimore-md/running/gobble-cobble-turkey-trot-2013.

27  Arnold Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K

Greater Annapolis Family Center Y, 1209 Ritchie Highway, Arnold. 8:30am. Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor. The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community. Online: $30 (untimed)/$32 (timed); In Center: $35 (untimed)/$37 (timed); Race Day: $40 (untimed)/$42 (timed); NEW this year – children five and under register for FREE. Youth ages 6-17 register for half price! Registration: Online at www.ymaryland.org now through Monday, November 24, 2014. At local Family Center Ys now through Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details. Day-of registration accepted at event locations (limited number of t-shirts available for day-of registrations). Visit your local Family Y for more information or www.ymaryland.org

27  Baltimore City Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K

Stieff Silver Building, 800 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore. 8:30am. Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor. The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community. Online: $30 (untimed)/$32 (timed); In Center: $35 (untimed)/$37 (timed); Race Day: $40 (untimed)/$42 (timed); NEW this year – children five and under register for FREE. Youth ages 6-17 register for half price! Registration: Online at www.ymaryland.org now through Monday, November 24, 2014. At local Family Center Ys now through Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details. Day-of registration accepted at event locations (limited number of t-shirts available for day-of registrations). Visit your local Family Y for more information or www.ymaryland.org

27  Bel Air Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K

The MA & PA Heritage Trail, 50 W. Broadway, Bel Air. 8:30am. Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor. The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community. Online: $30 (untimed)/$32 (timed); In Center: $35 (untimed)/$37 (timed); Race Day: $40 (untimed)/$42 (timed); NEW this year – children five and under register for FREE. Youth ages 6-17 register for half price! Registration: Online at www.ymaryland.org now through Monday, November 24, 2014. At local Family Center Ys now through Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details. Day-of registration accepted at event locations (limited number of t-shirts available for day-of registrations). Visit your local Family Y for more information. 410.679.9622 • turkeytrot@ymaryland.orgwww.ymaryland.org

27  Ellicott City Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K

Long Gate Shopping Center, 4310 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City. 8:30am. Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor. The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community. Online: $30 (untimed)/$32 (timed); In Center: $35 (untimed)/$37 (timed); Race Day: $40 (untimed)/$42 (timed); NEW this year – children five and under register for FREE. Youth ages 6-17 register for half price! Registration: Online at www.ymaryland.org now through Monday, November 24, 2014. At local Family Center Ys now through Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details. Day-of registration accepted at event locations (limited number of t-shirts available for day-of registrations). Visit your local Family Y for more information or www.ymaryland.org

27  Towson Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K

The Orokawa Family Center Y, 600 W. Chesapeake Avenue, Towson. 8:30am. Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor. The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community. Online: $30 (untimed)/$32 (timed); In Center: $35 (untimed)/$37 (timed); Race Day: $40 (untimed)/$42 (timed); NEW this year – children five and under register for FREE. Youth ages 6-17 register for half price! Registration: Online at www.ymaryland.org now through Monday, November 24, 2014. At local Family Center Ys now through Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details. Day-of registration accepted at event locations (limited number of t-shirts available for day-of registrations). Visit your local Family Y for more information or www.ymaryland.org

27  Westminster Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K

Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster. 8:30am. Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. Each Y Turkey Trot will feature a 5K Run/Walk, and prizes will be awarded in each age group. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities that many kids take for granted, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor. The Turkey Trot Charity 5K is the perfect event for the entire family to get some exercise before the big feast, and join others to put more “thanks” and “giving” into Thanksgiving by supporting struggling families in the community. Online: $30 (untimed)/$32 (timed); In Center: $35 (untimed)/$37 (timed); Race Day: $40 (untimed)/$42 (timed); NEW this year – children five and under register for FREE. Youth ages 6-17 register for half price! Registration: Online at www.ymaryland.org now through Monday, November 24, 2014. At local Family Center Ys now through Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Registration closing times on the 26th (and locations) vary, please see website for details. Day-of registration accepted at event locations (limited number of t-shirts available for day-of registrations). Visit your local Family Y for more information or www.ymaryland.org

27  Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Saint Margaret Parish Hall, 141 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Noon-3pm. Saint Margaret Parish in partnership New Hope Baptist Church and our surrounding community will once again host a Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner. We noticed individuals, couples, families and seniors were alone on this wonderful day meant to be thankful to God for the blessings in our lives.  It is our hope to offer a meal to any individual or family who, through a variety of life’s circumstances, are unable to share in fellowship and as community a meal that acknowledges the gifts we are to each other. This year using the talents of many individuals, organizers will be offering carry out meals as well as making sure anyone who needs it leaves with some extra food. Transportation is available. To get on the pick-up schedule, please call two days prior to the event. There will also be entertainment. Price: Free will offering. For more information please call Marie Dekowski  410.879.2670, ext. 126 • mdekowski@stmargaret.org • www.stmargaret.org

27-30  Holidays at the Cottage Art Show

Harford Artists Gallery, 503 Churchville Road, Bel Air. Holiday art show and gift sale offering original artwork, gifts, jewelry, prints and fiber art. Harford Artists Gallery is a 501(c)3 non profit. FREE. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

28  CCA “Wine” Down Social

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street. 5-8pm. Enjoy a glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres while listening to music and previewing this year’s decorated trees. For information about tickets, go to www.chesapeakecanceralliance.org

28-30  Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees

Maryland State Fairgrounds, The Cow Palace, 2200 York Road, Timonium. 11/28 and 11/29 – 10am-9pm; 11/30 – 10am-6pm. Now in its 25th year, Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees has become a holiday extravaganza so extraordinary that even Santa and his elves couldn’t have designed a better fantasy world! The largest event of its kind on the East Coast will return to the Maryland State Fairgrounds with fairyland forests, gingerbread towns, over 100 gift boutiques, holiday goodies and activities for all ages. While walking in Festival of Trees’ winter wonderland – complete with more than 700 trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses decorated by local designers, corporations and schools – festival goers will enjoy hourly entertainment and a visit to SantaLand, Santa’s ultimate theme park featuring “reindeer” pony rides, carousel rides, carnival games, train rides, a remote control car racetrack and more. And with a variety of vendor booths and a silent auction, Festival of Trees provides a great opportunity to get started on holiday shopping. Attendees and Institute supporters can also start their own online Happy Holidays FUNdraising page to raise money for Kennedy Krieger. For every $10 raised to support the children and families of the Institute, supporters will receive one free ticket to Festival of Trees. The raffle at this year’s Festival of Trees features $2,500 in cash prizes. Raffle tickets can be purchased for $2 at the event or online at www.festivaloftrees.kennedykrieger.org. Proceeds from Festival of Trees, presented by BB&T, directly benefit Kennedy Krieger, appropriately marking the beginning of the holiday season by giving the gift of hope to the thousands of children treated at the Institute. Adults - $13; Kids age 5-12 and Seniors $7; Children age 4 and younger FREE. To purchase discounted tickets or earn free tickets, visit www.festivaloftrees.kennedykrieger.org/tickets/html • 443.923.7300 • www.facebook.com/KennedyKriegerFestivalofTreeswww.festivaloftrees.kennedykrieger.org.

29  Small Business Saturday

Celebrate and support the small businesses in your local community. Hours vary by store. For more information, please go to www.downtownbelair.com.

29  Historic Mill Guided Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville.  9-10:30am. Ages: All (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult). Learn about the history of the mill at Eden Mill! This tour will touch on the mill’s historic significance and the role that it played in the advancement of the local area, as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Members - $3; non-members - $5. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • ww.edenmill.org

29  Hike Off That Turkey Dinner

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11:30am. Ages 8-adult, under 13 w/adult. Work off the mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie with a hiking marathon in which we cover as many Leight Park trails as possible in 1.5 hours. Don't bring your camera - today's focus is on fitness! Space is limited; registration required. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Critter Dinner Time

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30am. Watch our turtles, fish and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. No registration. All ages. No fee. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29  Reduce the Runoff Rain Barrel Workshop

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Ages: Adults. Learn about the problem of polluted stormwater runoff and be part of the solution. Rain barrels are a cheap and easy way to conserve water and reduce runoff. Build your own rain barrel and learn how to install on your property. Space is limited; registration required. $31.50/member; $35/non-member. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

29, 30  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Santa's Work Shop, Model Trains (Train Gardens), 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 Per Person, Free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Free admission. www.applewoodfarm.org

29-30  CCA Festival of Trees

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street. Saturday 10am-6pm. Sunday 10am-4pm. The Armory will be filled with beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses which will be sold by silent auction. Also gift boutiques, bake sale, fresh greens and children’s crafts and entertainment. Adult $6. Children 12 and under are Free. Sponsored by the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance. 410.836.7226 • www.chesapeakecanceralliance.org

30  Nature Quest

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12-4pm. Ages: Families. Hike the Discovery Trail with your family team to complete all the questions and activities in the Discovery Trail Guide Book. Teams that turn in a book with all activities completed and questions answered correctly will receive a free one-year family membership. Space is limited; registration required. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

December

2-4  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

3  Blood Pressure Screening

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 10am-12pm. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

4  Parkinson’s Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 2-4pm. FREE admission. (meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

5  Light Up Night!

Main Street, Havre de Grace, 6pm. Santa Claus is coming to town!! Join us for our annual Christmas Tree lighting by Mr. and Mrs. Santa lighting our Christmas tree to begin our festive holiday season! Following the tree lighting visit Santa at Santaland on Washington Street, then stop by the Mason's Lodge on St. John St. to experience a large scale floor model train garden. While you are in town shop at our festively decorated stores for all your holiday shopping needs! 410.939.1811 • hdgmainstreet@verizon.netwww.mainstreethdg.org

5  Family Christmas Concert

APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 8-10pm. 95.1 Shine-FM - Family Christmas Concert. Steven Curtis Chapman featuring Brandon Heath and special guest Jillian Edwards. Tickets for this event are only available at www.itickets.com

5-7  Harford Dance Theatre: The Nutcracker

Harford Community College, Amoss Center. Fr., 7pm; Sat. And Sun, 1pm and 4pm. Ring in the season with this holiday classic and take a magical journey with Clara to the Land of the Sweets. Magnificent scenery, gorgeous constumes, exquisite dancing. Enjoy a photo opportunity the Nutcracker characters 45 minutes peior to each performance ($5 for photo with frame) Bring a new, unwrapped child's gift to donate to the Empty Stocking Fund. BGE Family Series. $7-16. 443.412.2211 • tickets.harford.edu

6  Christmas Street Festivities

Hosted by The City of Aberdeen. Breakfast at Grace United Methodist Church on West Bel Air Ave, a Craft Show at the Main Fire Station on Rogers Street starting at 9am and the Christmas Street Parade down West Bel Air Avenue starting at 3pm.

6  Christmas Open House

The Country Store at Backyard Boys, Inc., 2419 Whiteford Road, Whiteford, 10am-3pm. 410.452.0270 • mabosslady@hotmail.comwww.backyardboysinc.com

6  Holiday Open House

Belle Patri, 3725 Federal Hill Road (Rt 165), Jarrettsville. 410.692.5341 • belle_patri@yahoo.comwww.bellepatri.com

6  Third Annual Authors & Artists Holiday Gift Sale

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, 10am-3pm. Holiday sale event featuring local Authors and Artists. Free admission to the public, featuring holiday music, dance, carolers, food and gift wrapping. Sale items include artworks from local artists, potters, jewelers and the opportunity to purchase autographed copies of books by local authors. Booth space fees: $25 for 8’ x10’ space (approximate size). Payment due with application.  Application Deadline is November 3, 2014. Space is limited to 30 booths/tables. Authors will be provided with a display table, chairs and table cloth. Artists must provide display racks, some tables available – submit request with application. Please provide a detailed description of your booth items on the form, attach additional sheet if necessary and if possible a photo of sample item. All approved vendors must check in between 8-9am on the day of the event. Vendors must be completely set up by 9:30am on Saturday morning.  Vendors are requested to remain open until 3pm. Vendors will have from 3-5pm to pack up.  All vendors must be out of the Armory by 5pm. The vendor is responsible for removing all trash, boxes, debris from the booth area. Each applicant will receive a confirmation letter upon receipt and acceptance of their application. This event occurs, rain, snow or  shine. All vendor fees from approved applicants are non refundable.  410.638.5323 • dgigliotti@belairmd.org

6  Christmas Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 11am and 2:30pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

6  Lock House Museum’s 42nd Annual Candlelight Tour

The Lock House Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace, 4-8pm. Candlelight illuminated streets, Christmas carolers, festive decorations are the setting while you tour selected Havre de Grace historic homes and buildings. 410.939.5780 •  www.thelockhousemuseum.org

6  Harford Ballet’s Nutcracker

Edgewood High School , 2415 Willoughby Beach Rd, Edgewood,  6-8pm. A timeless tradition for the entire family, Harford Ballet Company’s The Nutcracker will captivate audiences with the story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they battle the evil Rat King in a sword duel and travel to the enchanted Land of the Sweets. The beautiful Tchaikovsky score is easily recognized by all audience members and when combined with exquisite costumes, splendid scenery and radiant choreography, the experience will be one that is not forgotten. This year’s performances will feature special guests from the New York City Ballet. $17-$23. 410.877.0777 • harfordballetcompany.ticketleap.com

6  Christmas Concert in Aberdeen

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Ave., Aberdeen, 7pm. Doors open at 6pm. Featuring the world renowned singer/songwriter, Charlie Zahm. Charlie is one of the most popular soloists at Celtic music festivals, Maritime and Early Americana music events anywhere east of the Mississippi. With a Baritone voice that some have described as “coming along once in a generation”, Charlie has become one of the most successful and sought after performers on the festival circuits today. Weaving magical moments of Scottish and Irish history for the listener and viewer, with a passion for the performance and a chosen repertoire pleasing to all members of the family. A master of the guitar as well, Charlie brings am authentic love and respect for the music he sings; with dashes of humor and a light in his eyes, he will draw you into the stories of his songs! Charlie has become so sought after, that he was invited to play for our Military in the Middle East over the Memorial Day weekend in 2014. For the last several years, Charlie has begun to write and perform songs of Patriotism and honoring our Military as well as a country crossover. Charlie will be accompanied by “Fiddler” Tad Marks; who has toured extensively across the U.S. and Europe with top-named groups and is considered to be one of the finest fiddlers on the East Coast. His down-home charm and easy-going style have made him friends across the country. His fine fiddling on stage with Charlie ranges from hard-driving jigs to soulful melodies and reels to the most expressive accompaniment for vocals you will ever hear. Tad has numerous CD’s on the market. On guitar is Steve Hobson whose talent is absolutely incredible to behold. He adds such rich tones and harmony to the songs. Steve has his own band, “The Sin City Band” that plays throughout the area and has several CD’s on the market. Completing our group will be Percussionist, Cheryl Prashker. She plays in her own group, “RUNA” that tours extensively throughout North America and is considered one of the finest Celtic Groups around. They too have several CD’s on the market. Cheryl is currently the President of NERFA, the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance. $10 for adults. Children under 16: FREE. Refreshments will be available in the Fellowship Hall, including our now Famous Crab Soup!!!!! For tickets, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Christmas Concert, 201 Mt. Royal Ave., Aberdeen, MD 21001. Church Office: 410.272.3111.  Visit our website: www.stpaulselc.org. finsec@stpaulselc.com. Tickets MAY be available at the door. For additional information on Charlie Zahm: www.charliezahm.com

6  Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra presents Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 7:30-10pm. Fanfare and Carol for Christmas; A Czech Christmas; Good King Wenceslas Medley; Overture to Die Fledermaus; Radetzky March; Maltese Winter; Nutcracker Suite (Jazzed Up!); Christmas Sing Along. The 2014-2015 season will have reserved seating. In order to get the seats of your choice be sure to buy your passes in advance. 301.910.0828 • www.ssorchestra.org

6-7  Christmas Boutique at the Susquehanna Lock House Museum

Susquehanna Lock House Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace, 12/6 – 9am-4pm; 12/7 – 12-4pm. Shop for hand crafted traditional gifts in a historic setting. Unique items made by the Lock House Ladies. Fresh greens available. 410.939.5780 • www.thelockhousemuseum.org

6, 7  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Santa's Work Shop, Model Trains (Train Gardens), 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 Per Person, Free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Free admission. www.applewoodfarm.org

6-7  Steppingstone Farm Museum Christmas Open House

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 11am-4pm. This event will feature tours of the historic Steppingstone Farmhouse decorated for the holidays; Christmas music; cookies and cider; museum store open for shopping. FREE. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.orgwww.steppingstonemuseum.org/

6-7  “A Christmas Carol” Tea

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 4pm seating each day. Catch the spirit of the holidays as Dickens comes to life with "A Christmas Carol" as told by Ebenezer Scrooge's sister, Fan, along with a Christmas afternoon tea. $25. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.orgwww.steppingstonemuseum.org/

7  A Dickens Christmas Village

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. More details to come. 410.877.3560 • jerusalemmill@yahoo.comwww.jerusalemmill.org

7  Harford Ballet’s Nutcracker

Edgewood High School , 2415 Willoughby Beach Rd, Edgewood,  1-3pm. A timeless tradition for the entire family, Harford Ballet Company’s The Nutcracker will captivate audiences with the story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they battle the evil Rat King in a sword duel and travel to the enchanted Land of the Sweets. The beautiful Tchaikovsky score is easily recognized by all audience members and when combined with exquisite costumes, splendid scenery and radiant choreography, the experience will be one that is not forgotten. This year’s performances will feature special guests from the New York City Ballet. $17-$23. 410.877.0777 • harfordballetcompany.ticketleap.com

7  The Art of Hearth Cooking

The Hays House, 324 Kenmore Ave Bel Air, 1-4pm. Holiday Open House: The museum is richly arrayed in natural decorations for the holidays. Music by the Catherine Street Consort. Price: Call for more information. 410.838.7691 • Caterski@aol.com • www.facebook.com/thehayshouse

7  Holiday Open House

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street.  1-4pm.  Featuring natural decorations and music by the Catherine Street Consort.  410.838.7691

7  Tea with Santa

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 2pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

7  Bel Air Christmas Celebration

Courtland Street Concert at 2:45pm.  Parade begins at 3:30pm, Main Street at Churchville Road, ending at Lee Way and Hickory Avenue, with floats, marching bands, Santa and much more!  Immediately following the parade, there will be seasonal music, bonfire, caroling, hot chocolate, cookies and Santa Claus in Shamrock Park, along with a tree and menorah lighting.  Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air.  410.838.0584

7-28  Choral Groups, Dance Groups and Children’s Theatrical Groups

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W. Gordon Street.  Sundays 1pm-4pm.  Sponsored by Liriodendron Foundation.  410.879.4424

9  Low Vision Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road. 10am-12pm. FREE. Meetings are subject to change. 410.638.4040

9-11  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

10  Applied Music Students in Recital

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. The Music Department of Harford Community College presents talented students of vocal and instrumental music.  Tickets.harford.edu • 443.412.2211

11  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission Meeting

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 6:30pm. FREE and open to the public. The Commission meets monthly, developing and implementing strategies for bringing harmony, equity and equality to the citizens of Harford County through community/family oriented events, etc.  Guests are asked to confirm attendance with staff to ensure there have been no schedule changes and that adequate seating is available.  410.638.3150

12  Holiday Movie Night

Bel Air  Armory, 37 N. Main Street.  Doors open at 6pm. Movie starts at 7:30pm.  Bring your blankets for a family movie night to start the holiday cheer!  Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.  443.823.1797

12  Christmas Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 6:30pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

12  An Evening of Jazz With Second Shift and HCC Jazz Ensemble

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 8pm. HCCC’s vocal jazz ensemble under the direction of Marianne Pastelak, and instrumental jazz ensemble under the direction of Benny Russell, will appear in concert performing a variety of jazz styles including blues, swing, be-bop, and fusion.  $1-$5. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

12-14  Christmas Open House Weekend & Greens Sale

Ladew Topiary Gardens,  3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 11am-4pm. The circa 1747 Manor House is decorated by volunteers and garden clubs in honor of the holiday season. Holiday arrangements, greens and gifts for sale. The Ladew Cafe will be open from 11am-4pm serving lunch and refreshments. $2-$10. 410.557.9570 • www.ladewgardens.com

12-14  Babes in Toyland

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road.  Friday 7pm.  Saturday 3pm and 7pm.  Sunday 1pm and 4pm.  Join Mistress Mary, the wicked villain Barnaby and all the Mother Goose Land characters in this charming musical tale told through the world of Mother Goose and Toyland.  Babes in Toyland is sure to delight your holiday spirits. Admission $10 - $15. 443.412.2211 • tickets.harford.edu

13  Greens Sale and Open House

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street.  9am-2pm.  410.838.7691

13  Lock House Christmas Boutique

814 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, 9am-5pm. Come to the Lock House to find the perfect holiday gift, from lovely handmade good and gourmet treats to fresh greens. 410.939.5780 •  lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

13  Family Movie & Elves Workshop

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 10am. Get in the holiday spirit with carols, crafts, and cocoa.  Santa will visit HCC to enjoy the workshop activities and one of his favorite animated movies, The Polar Express.  Admission included a visit with Santa, commemorative photo with frame, light refreshments, and general admission seating.  $5. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

13  Christmas Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 11am and 2:30pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

13  Bel  Air Community Chorus Winter Concert

Bel Air High School Performing Arts Center, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3-5pm. Come celebrate the season and join the Bel Air Community Chorus for its Winter Concert! The annual Winter Concert will be filled with music for young and young at heart. The Bel Air Community Chorus welcomes new members in all voice ranges. FREE. For more information go to www.belaircommunitychorus.org

13  42nd Annual Candlelight Tour

817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace, 4-8pm. Visit beautiful homes, museums, and churches decorated for the holidays in an idyllic town right on the Chesapeake Bay. Havre de Grace's main street and walkways will be outlined by luminaries to guide you to each tour stop. The tour is self-guided and all proceeds benefit the Susquehanna Museum. $15. 410.939.5780 • lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

13  Deer Creek Coffeehouse Concert - David Roth

1022 Main St., Darlington, 7:30pm. Folk artist, David Roth, and his music will touch you to the very depths of your soul. He’ll make you laugh and cry, inspire you to rise and fly. His songs have found their way to Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, the Kennedy Center, Peter, Paul, & Mary concerts and NASA’s Goddard Space Center. His concerts are where song, spirit and speaking meet. Suggested Donation: Adults-$10, Students-$5. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

13, 14  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Santa's Work Shop, Model Trains (Train Gardens), 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 Per Person, Free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Free admission. www.applewoodfarm.org

14  Lock House Christmas Boutique

814 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, noon-5pm. Come to the Lock House to find the perfect holiday gift, from lovely handmade goods and gourmet treats to fresh greens. 410.939.5780 •  lockhousemuseum@gmail.comwww.thelockhousemuseum.org

14  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue. 1-4pm. Open 2nd and 4th Sundays, March thru mid-December, or by appointment.  A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited.  Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named.  Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.  410.838.7691

14  Bel Air Community Band

Bel Air High School, 3pm. Harford County’s own Bel Air Community Band, under the direction of Scott Sharnetzka, will perform a variety of contemporary and traditional music appropriate to the season.  FREE.  (no ticket required)

14  Casa Manana Theatre in Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. Back by popular demand.  Celebrate the season and sing along with the funniest first-grader around.  Between taking part in the holiday pageant and picking a Secret Santa gift for her big rival Tattletale May, Junie B. will steal your heart with her lively holiday escapades.  BGE Family Series. $8-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

14  Joe Gransden Big Band Holiday Concert

Harford Community College, APG Federal Credit Union Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Celebrate the holiday season with Joe Gransden and his Smokin’ Big Band for a swingin’ evening of jazz.  Along with Joe’s originals, you’ll hear arrangements from Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Wes Funderburk, and a variety of your holiday favorites.  Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of great Big Band music.  $15-$30. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

14  Bel Air Community Chorus Holiday Concert

Bel Air High School Auditorium, 100 Heighe Street.  7pm.  Choral music for the season.  FREE Admission.  410.638.4600

14  Harford Community College: Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!

HCC, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7-9pm. Celebrate the season and sing along with the funniest first-grader around! Between taking part in the holiday pageant and picking a Secret Santa gift for her big rival Tattletale May, there's never a dull moment. Junie B. will steal your heart - and brighten your spirits - with her lively holiday escapades. www.harford.edu

14-25  Susquehanna Ministerium: 14th Annual Outdoor Nativity Scene Challenge

Register by calling the Susquehanna Ministerium by December 13 to be recognized for residential and business awards. Open to greater HdG community. FREE. 410.937.1790

15  An Evening of Chamber Music

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. The Music Department of Harford Community College presents an evening of music student ensemble performances.  $1-$5. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

16-18  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

17  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, 8-9am. FREE. Networking opportunity for members and guests of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce.  No reservation required, but come prepared with a business card and a great 30 second promotion of your business.  410.838.2020

17  Ladew Gardens: Nature Stories and Craft: White as Snow – morning

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 10:30-11:15am. Winter is a magical time when blanketed in white. Let's read about this special time when nature puts on a show.  For ages 2 - 6 with an adult. Ladew Members: $5 per child/adult pair. www.ladewgardens.com

17  Ladew Gardens: Nature Stories and Craft: White as Snow – afternoon

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 12:30-1:15pm. Winter is a magical time when blanketed in white. Let's read about this special time when nature puts on a show.  For ages 2 - 6 with an adult. Ladew Members: $5 per child/adult pair. www.ladewgardens.com

18  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air.  5-8pm.  Grab your girlfriends for a night of shopping – wine tastings offered at certain retailers, as well as food and drink specials at the restaurants. Sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. 443.823.1797 • www.downtownbelair.com

18  Harford Community College: Christmas Amore with the Sicilian Tenors

HCC, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30-9pm. Featuring The Sicilian Tenors. Stay tuned for more details about tickets and a special VIP Meet and Greet beginning at 6:30pm. www.harfordchamber.org

19  Christmas Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 6:30pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

20  Christmas Tea

The Tea Trolley, 104 Main Street, Delta, PA. 11am and 2:30pm. 443.807.9592 • Rachael@tea-trolley.comwww.tea-trolley.com

20, 21  Christmas at Applewood Farm

Applewood Farm, 4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, 10am-4pm. Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Kiddy Maze, Lawn Bowling, Reindeer Antler Toss, Santa's Work Shop, Model Trains (Train Gardens), 1773 Log Barn, Applewood Playground, Pedal Tractors, Applewood Express Train Ride: $4 Per Person, Free to Kids under 3 yrs (must be accompanied by an adult). Free admission. www.applewoodfarm.org

21  Merry Tuba Christmas

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street.  Registration 2-4pm; Rehearsal 2:30-4pm; Performance 4:30-5:30pm.  This year will be the eighth annual Merry Tuba Christmas.  Come and bring your tubas, euphoniums and baritone horns to make this event even bigger.  Registration Fee $5; Music Cost $15 (unless you have music from a previous Tuba Christmas event).  No admission fee for the audience.  Bring a music stand, dress festively and decorate your instrument.  410.391.7832

21  Jazz on Sundays with Kristin Callahan

Chesapeake Arts Center, Studio 194 Theatre, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, 3pm. Presented by The Chesapeake Arts Center. Doors open 2:30pm. Show 3pm. Everyone in the jazz scene today who has heard Kristin Callahan is in agreement--her voice is fresh, vibrant, and one to watch in the years to come. Kristin has that rare ability to coax listeners into the anticipation of each note, enticing people into the very soul of the music. Quiet and unassuming, Callahan has a stage presence that is both sweet and sexy, one that catches everyone off guard and then keeps them there until the very last note. From her lovely smiles between songs to her flawless execution of some of the most demanding pieces, Kristin exudes the perfect combination of country charm and urbane hipness. Kristin has been singing since she could speak, and she was fortunate to have her church and school community recognize her talent and encourage her to develop it over the years. As a young artist, she received a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music summer program. In the decade since, Kristin has been actively performing, being featured on many electronic artists’ albums in the DC/Baltimore area and performing throughout the region. She spent many years exploring different genres, until she discovered a love for jazz. In 2009, while recording her first album, “A New Love”, she met Vince Evans, prolific teacher and pianist, and began to study under him. Evans’ mentorship has continued to be an inspiration to Kristin. Today, Kristin is fully focused on her art, mesmerizing listeners with a contribution to jazz that is entirely her own. She has been recording and performing with several accomplished musicians, and has just completed her second album, “One Magic Day,” which includes many phenomenal musicians, such as the remarkable vibraphonist Warren Wolf, as well as Eric Wheeler, JC Jefferson Jr. and Vince Evans. Tickets - Adult $25, Military $23.50, Senior $22.50 ( 62+), CAC Member $22.50, Children 12 & Under $ 10. 410.636.6597 • info@chesapeakearts.orghttps://www.facebook.com/events

23-24  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

24  Diabetes Support Group

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, 10:30-11:30am. FREE admission. (Meetings subject to change). 410.638.4040

27  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 10am-2pm. 4th Saturday Open House. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

28  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue. 1-4pm. Open 2nd and 4th Sundays, March thru mid-December, or by appointment.  A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited.  Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named.  Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.  410.838.7691

28  Susquehanna Ministerium: HdG Church Tour

2-4pm. Self-guided tour of the churches of HdG 19th and 20th century churches. Beautiful stained glass windows & Nativity scenes, angelically decorated for Christ's birth. FREE. 410.937.1790

30  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, 9am-3pm.  Closed holiday weekends. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers.  Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • HARCHIS@msn.comwww.harfordhistory.org

31  Midnight Noon

Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore. 10am-2pm. Midnight Noon will transform the midnight tradition of New Years Eve into daytime delight. This year’s 7th annual celebration will be bursting with fun as families celebrate a very Happy Noon Year! Baltimore’s own Grammy-nominated kid’s band Milkshake will light up the stage starting at 11:30am and will continue rockin’ and rollin’ right into the year “2015,” even leading up to a ball drop at noon. Visitors will also enjoy hands-on holiday arts & crafts, projects and interactive science activities.   For more information about Milkshake, visit http://www.milkshakemusic.com.

31  New Year’s Eve Duck Drop & Fireworks

451 Lewis Lane (on the grounds of the Activity Center and HdG Middle School), Havre de Grace. Begin the countdown to 2015 by enjoying the annual Duck Drop and Fireworks celebration. FREE. 410.939.2100

January

10  Kohl & Company

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 1 and 4pm. Back by popular demand, Kohl & Company will have everyone rolling in the aisles with their unique blend of magic, music and hilarity.  Don’t miss the side-splitting antics of these wacky magicians who have appeared with Randy Travis, Jeff Foxworthy, and Jerry Lewis.  BGE Family Series.  $8-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

10 Deer Creek Coffeehouse - Zoe Mulford in Concert

1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Backing her clear voice with guitar or claw-hammer banjo, Zoe Mulford draws on the traditional music of the US and the British Isles to make sense of the modern world. Her vivid storytelling and down-to-earth humor take listeners on an enjoyable journey. Suggested donation: $10-Adults, $5-Students. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

23, 24  HCC Actors guild in The Gifted Program

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. In 1986, the very bottom of Racine, Wisconsin’s high school social food chain consists of the remaining members of the Dungeons & Dragons club – four socially awkward refugees from a defunct program for talented gifted students.  When one of them is revealed to be the mysterious radio call-in Romeo courting the school’s most popular girl, the simple pursuit of an education becomes a fight for survival.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

25  HCC Actors Huild in The Gifted Program

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. In 1986, the very bottom of Racine, Wisconsin’s high school social food chain consists of the remaining members of the Dungeons & Dragons club – four socially awkward refugees from a defunct program for talented gifted students.  When one of them is revealed to be the mysterious radio call-in Romeo courting the school’s most popular girl, the simple pursuit of an education becomes a fight for survival.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

30  Maximum Entertainment & Atlantic Theater Company in Ivy + Bean, The Musical

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. From the moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they would never like each other.  But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, and Ivy comes to the rescue, the two become an inseparable team.  Based on The New York Times best-selling children’s book series, this irresistible story has mischief and giggles around every turn.  BGE Family Series. $8-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

31  HCC Actors Guild in The Gifted Program

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. In 1986, the very bottom of Racine, Wisconsin’s high school social food chain consists of the remaining members of the Dungeons & Dragons club – four socially awkward refugees from a defunct program for talented gifted students.  When one of them is revealed to be the mysterious radio call-in Romeo courting the school’s most popular girl, the simple pursuit of an education becomes a fight for survival.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

February

1  HCC Actors Guild in The Gifted Program

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. In 1986, the very bottom of Racine, Wisconsin’s high school social food chain consists of the remaining members of the Dungeons & Dragons club – four socially awkward refugees from a defunct program for talented gifted students.  When one of them is revealed to be the mysterious radio call-in Romeo courting the school’s most popular girl, the simple pursuit of an education becomes a fight for survival.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

8  Winter Doldrums

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater and Student Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3-5pm. Enjoy the HCC Music faculty’s annual concert in the Chesapeake Center, then stroll over to the Student Center and admire the Art + Design faculty’s annual exhibit of paintings, sculpture, photographs, digital art, and ceramics in the Chesapeake Gallery.  Join the HCC Artists in Residence “After Hours” at a reception featuring hot jazz, cool drinks, and tasty treats.  $1-$15. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

14 Deer Creek Coffeehouse - Ken & Brad Kolodner

1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the US, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo. Suggested donation: $10-Adults, $5-Students. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

14  VoicePlay

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Straight from NBC’s The Sing Off, a capella sensation VoicePlay brings their own incredible brand of entertainment to the Amoss stage.  An internationally acclaimed touring sensation, the group is blazing new trails and winning the hearts and imaginations of audiences across the country and around the world. $15-$25. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

17  Seasons of Recovery Workshop

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6:30-7pm - Registration/Refreshments; 7-8:30pm-Presentation, Q & A, Meet and Greet. HCC is co-sponsoring the Seasons of Recovery Workshop Series with Father Martin’s Ashley, an inpatient addition treatment center.  The education series is designed to serve all individuals and families in our community who are struggling with addiction, know someone who is, or simply want to learn more.  FREE.  No ticket required. For information, contact Alex Denstman, Director of Alumni Services at Father Martin’s Ashley, 410.273.2303

22  Harford Mutual Presents 16th Annual Harford Community College Winter Wine Expo

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. Hosted by Wine World Beer and Spirits and HCC Alumni & Friends Association. Sample fine wines from around the world, taste great craft brews, and savor delicious food from some of the area's top restaurants. Other highlights include chances to bid on unique auction items, try your luck in several raffles, and order wine and beer at discounted prices. Must be 21 years old to enter. Government-issued photo I.D. will be required for admittance.  No children or babies are permitted. HCC is tobacco free. All proceeds benefit the HCC Alumni & Friends Association.  Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting the Office of College & Alumni Development at 443.412.2449. General Admission: $40 in advance; $20 designated driver (in advance and at the door), $50 at the door. 443.412.2211

22  Sunday Afternoon Concert

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. Fahnestock-Hontz Duo featuring Jeff Fahnestock, tenor and Jim Hontz, guitar.  $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

27, 28  HCC Actors Guild in With a Bang

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. The end is coming – the book says so.  Chaplin, who was writing the book, is now dead and his daughter Margaret is being tapped by an array of unwilling angels to take up the task and finish the book to save the world.  As the end draws nigh in a torrent of blood and magic, the world comes closer to conclusion.  But how will the book end?  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

28  Jim Henson’s Sid the Science Kid Live

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12:30 and 4:30pm. Join Sid, Gabriela, Gerald and May as they take an incredible journey through the five senses and discover a very special super duper sixth sense.  Based on the popular PBS KIDS television show and produced by The Jim Henson Company, the audience will explore mysteries and discover wonders with plenty of laughs to go around. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

March

1  HCC Actors Guild in With a Bang

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. The end is coming – the book says so.  Chaplin, who was writing the book, is now dead and his daughter Margaret is being tapped by an array of unwilling angels to take up the task and finish the book to save the world.  As the end draws nigh in a torrent of blood and magic, the world comes closer to conclusion.  But how will the book end?  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

6, 7  HCC Actors Guild in With a Bang

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. The end is coming – the book says so.  Chaplin, who was writing the book, is now dead and his daughter Margaret is being tapped by an array of unwilling angels to take up the task and finish the book to save the world.  As the end draws nigh in a torrent of blood and magic, the world comes closer to conclusion.  But how will the book end?  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

8  HCC Actors Guild in With a Bang

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. The end is coming – the book says so.  Chaplin, who was writing the book, is now dead and his daughter Margaret is being tapped by an array of unwilling angels to take up the task and finish the book to save the world.  As the end draws nigh in a torrent of blood and magic, the world comes closer to conclusion.  But how will the book end?  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

8  Timber!  Cirque Alfonse

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. Cirque Alfonse showcases the rich circus tradition of their native Quebec – blending theatre, dance, live music, and folklore.  Fresh from their first European tour, this incredibly talented troupe performs epic feats of log walking, hatchet juggling, saw jumping, and unbelievable acrobatics set to the toe-tapping sounds of traditional Quebecois music with Q & A to learn about the creation of this innovative cirque experience.  Join the cast for a post-production discussion with Q & A to learn about the creation of this innovative cirque experience.  This engagement of Cirque Alfonse is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council. $15-$25. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

13  Evening of Jazz With Larry Brown Quintet

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. Performance featuring Larry Brown, piano.  $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

13, 14  Phoenix Festival Theater in Fiddler on the Roof

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. In the small village of Anatevka, Tevye tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.  Rich in historical and ethnic tradition, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world with humor, warmth, and honesty.  Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

14 Deer Creek Coffeehouse - Mike Agranoff

1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Mike Agranoff draws his material from sources as diverse as traditional ballads and fiddle tunes, Tin Pan Alley, contemporaries in the Folk World, and his own witty and sometimes satirical pen. He delivers it with a skilled hand on guitar, concertina and piano. Suggested donation: $10-Adults, $5-Students. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

15  Phoenix Festival Theater in Fiddler on the Roof

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 2pm. In the small village of Anatevka, Tevye tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.  Rich in historical and ethnic tradition, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world with humor, warmth, and honesty.  Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

20-4/3  Black is . . .

Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. A curatorial collaboration between Heidi Neff, Associate Professor of Art + Design, and Sharoll Love, Student Diversity Specialist.  Chesapeake Gallery hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30am-7pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am-5pm; and Fridays, 8am-4:30pm.  443.412.2461 • ecrisman@harford.edu

20, 21  Phoenix Festival Theater in Fiddler on the Roof

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. In the small village of Anatevka, Tevye tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.  Rich in historical and ethnic tradition, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world with humor, warmth, and honesty.  Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

22  Phoenix Festival Theater in Fiddler on the Roof

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 2pm. In the small village of Anatevka, Tevye tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.  Rich in historical and ethnic tradition, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world with humor, warmth, and honesty.  Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

23-27  5 Day Caroline Jasper Painting Workshop: POWERCOLOR RETREAT. Light, Land, Water, Still Life

Vandiver Inn, 301 S.Union Ave. Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm daily. Limit 10 students. All levels. Oils or acrylics. Hands-on. Impact instruction. Master advanced color concepts. Become a better painter. Gourmet lunch provided daily. Materials list sent upon registration. Lodging and art materials discounts. $520. Register online: http://www.carolinejasper.com/pages0/PaintingWorkshops.htm • 410.459.3915 • jasperinc@mindspring.comwww.carolinejasper.com

April

10  Theaterworks USA in Miss Nelson is Missing

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. This lighthearted musical tells the story about the students in Room 207 – the worst-behaved class in the whole school.  When Miss Nelson unexpectedly does not come to school one day, the class gets the strictest substitute they have ever met – Miss Viola Swamp – and the frantic search for Miss Nelson is on.  BGE Family Series.  $8-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

10 Deer Creek Coffeehouse - The Don Juans (Grammy award songwriters)

1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Jon Vezner (guitar/piano) and Don Henry (guitar) were honored with a Grammy for Best Country Song and the Nashville Songwriters Association Song of the Year in 1990 for Where’ve You Been?, the true story of Vezner’s grandparents; the song was recorded by Vezner's wife, Kathy Mattea. Suggested donation: $10-Adults, $5-Students. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

11  Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. The musical legacy of Chicago lives on with Brass Transit! Celebrating all the hits from Chicago's golden age, this talented group features a world-class horn section, rocking rhythm section, and vocals stacked sky high! Brass Transit transports the audience back to the free-wheeling days of the 70s with hits including "25 or 6 to 4," "Color My World," "Saturday In The Park," "Feelin' Stronger Every Day," and much more! $10-$20. 443.412.2211

12  Sunday Afternoon Concert

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. The Sound of Our Contemporary Fellows featuring Chungwon Lydia Chung, piano.  $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

16  Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. These talented hoofers make their Harford County debut in a performance like no other! Infusing their unpredictable blend of hard-hitting tap, high-spirited humor, and finger-snapping tunes, Rhythmic Circus satisfies their "rhythmic appetite" on everything from sand to folding chairs. Tapping their way from one musical genre to the next, they employ everything from funk to beat-box to salsa to unravel their tale. This unforgettable performance showcases "you have to see it to believe it" quality!! HCC is proud to partner with BGE to present this performance. Tickets - $10-$30. 443.412.2211

18  Lincoln’s Life and Legacy: Pt 2 "Beyond Gettysburg"

Bel Air Armory, 37 N Main St, Bel Air, 7:30-10pm. Lincoln’s Life and Legacy: A Musical & Historical Masterpiece in Two Parts, Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War, Bel Air Armory. Concert, period photograph display and lecture featuring Dr. Duke Thompson on piano. Fee $25/both shows $40. Part 1: November 15 & Part 2: April 18, 2015. 410.638.5323 • Caterski@aol.comwww.harfordhistory.net

20-5/22  Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. A Baltimore/DC area arts professional is invited to jury the work of currently enrolled art students.  The curator is Elizabeth Crisman, Gallery Coordinator.   Chesapeake Gallery hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30-7pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am-5pm; and Fridays, 8am-4:30pm. 443.412.2461 • ecrisman@harford.edu

24  Harford Dance Theatre:  Alice in Wonderland

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 5:30 and 8pm. From the company that brings you Harriet’s Happiest Halloween, Alice in Wonderland is a creative adaptation of the classic tale by Lewis Carroll.  Travel down the rabbit hole with Alice and the White Rabbit to meet the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and all of the beloved characters in Wonderland where everything gets “curiouser and curiouser!”  BGE Family Series.  $10-$15. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

24, 25  HCC Actors Guild:  Reefer Madness The Musical

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence.  Reefer Madness is a highly stylized and satirical political commentary.  Adult themes.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211  • Tickets.harford.edu  

25, 26  Harford Dance Theatre:  Alice in Wonderland

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 1 and 4pm. From the company that brings you Harriet’s Happiest Halloween, Alice in Wonderland is a creative adaptation of the classic tale by Lewis Carroll.  Travel down the rabbit hole with Alice and the White Rabbit to meet the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and all of the beloved characters in Wonderland where everything gets “curiouser and curiouser!”  BGE Family Series.  $10-$15. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

26  HCC Actors Guild:  Reefer Madness The Musical

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence.  Reefer Madness is a highly stylized and satirical political commentary.  Adult themes.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

May

1  Casa Manana Theatre:  Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Let your hair down with this charming, somewhat Grimm new musical that blends not-too-scary with over-the-top fun.  Follow a silly dragon that’s lost his poof, an evil enchantress, a handsome prince, and his hairdressing sidekick on a search for true love and the perfect head of hair in this hilarious twist on the classic fairy tale.  Enjoy a free pre-show princess party with sparkly crafts and girly makeover magic.  BGE Family Series.  $8-$16. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

1  Evening of Jazz With Bob De Vos Quartet

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 8pm. Performance featuring Bob DeVos, guitar; Ralph Bowen, tenor saxophone; Dan Kostelnik, Hammond B3 organ; and Steve Johns, drums.  $1-$10. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

1, 2  HCC Actors Guild:  Reefer Madness The Musical

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence.  Reefer Madness is a highly stylized and satirical political commentary.  Adult themes.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

3  HCC Actors Guild:  Reefer Madness The Musical

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Black Box Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence.  Reefer Madness is a highly stylized and satirical political commentary.  Adult themes.  $8-$12. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

3  Bel Air Community Band

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3pm. Harford County’s own Bel Air Community Band, under the direction of Scott Sharnetzka, will perform a variety of contemporary and traditional music appropriate to the season.  Free (No ticket required).

3  Monroe Crossing

North Harford High School Performing Arts Center, 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville. 4pm. Guest Conductor Dr. Paul Rardin, Director of Choral Activities, Temple University. www.deercreekchorale.org

5  Seasons of Recovery Workshop

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6:30-7pm-Registration/Refreshments; 7-8:30pm - Presentation, Q & A, Meet and Greet. HCC is co-sponsoring the Seasons of Recovery Workshop Series with Father Martin’s Ashley, an inpatient addition treatment center.  The education series is designed to serve all individuals and families in our community who are struggling with addiction, know someone who is, or simply want to learn more.  FREE. No ticket required. For information, contact Alex Denstman, Director of Alumni Services at Father Martin’s Ashley, 410.273.2303

9 Deer Creek Coffeehouse - Jim Bizer & Jan Krist

1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Jan and Jim (acoustic guitars) pay homage to their roots, reflecting the music of their hometown and Midwest U.S.A. Their songs range from heartfelt to hilarious - sometimes both at once. Lush harmonies, intelligent and insightful lyrics, plenty of groove - and at the heart is the profound respect and playful interaction Jim and Jan share with their listeners. Suggested donation: $10-Adults, $5-Students. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

11  An Evening of Chamber Music

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. The Music Department of Harford Community College presents an evening of music student ensemble performances.  $1-$5. Tickets.harford.edu • 443.412.2211

13  Applied Music Students in Recital

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. The Music Department of Harford Community College presents talented students of vocal and instrumental music.  $1-$5. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

15  An Evening of Jazz With Second Shift and HCC Jazz Ensemble

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. HCCC’s vocal jazz ensemble under the direction of Marianne Pastelak, and instrumental jazz ensemble under the direction of Benny Russell, will appear in concert performing a variety of jazz styles including blues, swing, be-bop, and fusion.  $1-$5. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

16  Save the Date: Comedy Night

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Enjoy an unforgettable evening with the trademark humor of an Emmy Award-winning comedienne.  Her name will be revealed and tickets will go on sale December 14, so stay tuned.  You won’t want to miss this comedy legend on the Amoss stage.  $20-$30. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

30  The Hit Men: Featuring the Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Enjoy a nostalgic night of mega hits performed by former members of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Tommy James & the Shondells, and other memorable acts of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. These incredibly talented guys take an amazing look back through rock 'n' roll history performing all of your favorite hits like "Oh What a Night," "Who Loves You," "Sherry," "Crocodile Rock," "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," "Mony Mony," and many more! The Hit Men will regale you with great stories about what it was like on the road and in recording sessions with Frankie, Tommy, Carly, Cat, Jim and Elton. Relive the glory days of rock and roll with The Hit Men. You'll leave the theater saying "Oh, What a Night! $10-$30. 443.412.2211

30  The Hit Men

APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 7pm. Enjoy a nostalgic night of mega hits performed by former members of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, acts of the 60s, 70s, and 80s.  These incredibly talented guys perform rock ‘n’ roll hits like “Oh What a Night,” “Who Loves You,” “Sherry,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown,” “Mony Mony,” and many more.  $10-$30. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

June

1-9/18  Pressure Marks: Modern and Contemporary Prints

Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Jeff Ball, Associate Professor of Art History, is the curator.  Chesapeake Gallery hours of operation are Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30-7pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am-5pm; and Fridays, 8am-4:30pm.  443.412.2461 • ecrisman@harford.edu;  

5, 6  Phoenix Festival Theater:  The Wizard of Oz

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion as they venture down the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Featuring Baum’s iconic characters and filled with all the songs you love, The Wizard of Oz will take you on a magical journey to see what lies over the rainbow.  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

7, 14  Phoenix Festival Theater:  The Wizard of Oz

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion as they venture down the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Featuring Baum’s iconic characters and filled with all the songs you love, The Wizard of Oz will take you on a magical journey to see what lies over the rainbow.  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

12, 13  Phoenix Festival Theater:  The Wizard of Oz

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion as they venture down the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Featuring Baum’s iconic characters and filled with all the songs you love, The Wizard of Oz will take you on a magical journey to see what lies over the rainbow.  $10-$20. 443.412.2211 • Tickets.harford.edu

13  Deer Creek Coffeehouse - Roy Schneider

1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Multi-instrumentalist Roy Schneider is an award-winning songwriter and recording artist, performing his original songs on stages all over the U.S. and abroad since 2008. Twice a finalist in the prestigious Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition, Schneider has performed formal showcases at Folk Alliance conferences in Texas, New York, North Carolina and Arkansas, and in 2013 was a contestant on season 5 of NBC Television's "The Voice". Suggested donation: $10-Adults, $5-Students. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse