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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.

Our updated list includes further details of events listed in the magazine as well as events submitted after the current issue went to press. We update weekly, so come back often!

If your organization or business is planning an event that you'd like to have listed, please use our event submission form. Our web site updates once per week. Events that are submitted by Friday, post the following Monday or Tuesday. Please feel free to submit as many as you like - we encourage it! Our publisher chooses 60-70 from our web site to appear in our printed edition.

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July

1  Havre de Grace Independence Day Carnival

Tydings Park, Commerce Street, Havre de Grace. 4-9:30pm. www.havredegracejuly4.org

1  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

1  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

1  The Y in Central Maryland’s Wild West Fun Night

The Y in Abingdon, 101 Walter Ward Boulevard, Abingdon. 5:30-7:30pm. Enjoy an evening of Western-themed games and activities. Learn campfire songs, make Happy Trails mix and s’mores, pan for gold, take pictures in a Wild West photo booth, participate in pool noodle horse races and more! This family-friendly event is FREE and open to all community members. Specific activities vary by location, contact The Y in Abingdon at 410.679.9622 for additional information. FREE. www.ymaryland.org

1-3  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception July 16th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

1-9/12  Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2016

All streams throughout Harford County (locations indicated on Harford County webpage). This summer, explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, snap selfies at your favorite locations, and win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure, an exciting new program from the Harford County Dept. of Public Works’ Office of Watershed Protection and Restoration. Harford Streams Summer Adventure seeks to raise awareness and support for protecting our precious natural resources by encouraging visitors to Harford County’s scenic waterways. County residents of all ages are welcome to join in the program. Register online and choose from the list of Harford stream locations, with the option of substituting up to three county locations of your own. Send in selfies from 10 locations to earn a free Harford Streams Summer Adventure T-shirt. Visit 15 locations to be entered to win a pontoon boat trip; visit 20 spots for a chance at a family membership to Baltimore’s National Aquarium. Register for the program today and upload selfies with a stream in the background to qualify for prizes at www.harfordcountymd.gov/HarfordStreams/SummerAdventure. Share your adventures on social media using the hashtag #HarfordStreams2016 and follow the fun on Facebook at Harford Streams, on Twitter @HarfordCountyMD, and on Instagram at Harford_County_Government. http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/HarfordStreams/SummerAdventure. FREE. 410.638.3217 • cmbuckley@harfordcountymd.gov

2  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

2  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

2  Camouflage – The Art of Hiding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 with adult. Animals could be nearby, but they’re hidden in plain sight. The ability to go unnoticed by predators is crucial to an animal’s survival. Let’s discover how animals conceal themselves. We’ll take a short hike to search for hidden critters. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

2  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

2  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

2  Olde Tyme 4th of July Campfire Picnic

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon 12-1:30pm. We supply hot dogs and fixin's, watermelon and lemonade. You bring side dishes for your family and your own folding chairs. Picnic, games, and fun for all! Participants meet at the Pontoon Pier. This program is for families, under 13 w/adult. $4/person or $16/family. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

2  Havre de Grace Independence Day Carnival

Tydings Park, Commerce Street, Havre de Grace. 3-9:45pm. www.havredegracejuly4.org

2  Owl Prowl

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8:30-10pm. Explore the woods with us on a summer night at Bosely Conservancy to learn about and locate the owls that call this bottomland hardwood swamp home. Make sure to dress for muddy trails and warm summer temperatures. Participants meet at Bosely Conservancy. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $3/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

3  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

3  Swirling Swallows Pontoon

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-10:30am. Glide along Otter Point Creek as we learn about the fascinating barn and tree swallows. Watch their powerful, quick and graceful flight as they swoop after insects. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

3  Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1pm. Story time with a natural twist. Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

3  Concerts in the Meadow: Free Range Blue

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Acoustic Music For The Soul! Free Range Blue is a four piece acoustic Americana band that never fails to captivate their audience. The Free Range Blue repertoire includes folk, bluegrass, classic country, celtic, jazz, blues and much more. They play classic tunes that you are sure to know, some obscure songs sure to become favorites, a selection of originals, and hot pickin’ instrumentals. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

3  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Trinidad & Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

3  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

3  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

3  Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade

Tydings Park, Commerce Street, 2pm. www.havredegracejuly4.org

3  Havre de Grace Independence Day Concert

Concord Point Park, 700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace. 7pm. www.havredegracejuly4.org

3  Havre de Grace Independence Day Fireworks

Concord Point Park, 700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace. Following the concert at dusk. Approx. 9pm. www.havredegracejuly4.org

4  Fourth of July Celebration in the Town of Bel Air

All-day old-fashioned patriotic celebrations, fun and participatory events for the whole family, celebrating the birth of our country. Flag-raising at 6:45am at Bel Air High School followed by Pancake Breakfast. Horseshoe Pitching in Rockfield Park. Daytime events including Watermelon Eating, Uncle Sam Says, Frog-Jumping Contest and more in Shamrock Park. Bicycle Rodeo at Bel Air Elementary School. Historic pageantry at the Hays House. Grand Parade at 6pm on Main Street, followed by Fireworks over Rockfield Park at about 9:30pm. All events are open to the public free of charge with the exception of the Pancake Breakfast, which charges a fee per person. Souvenirs and vendors are available throughout the day. For full information and details on how to participate, donate or sponsor an event, call 410.879.4245 before June 1, 2016, and 410.893.4444 on or after June 1, 2016. Sponsored by the Bel Air Independence Day Committee, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization. Full details and schedule, plus applications, maps, parade entry rules and forms, and more, are available online at www.belairjuly4.org

4  Independence Day Open House

Hays House, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 9am-12pm. Special activities!  Music by the Catherine Street Consort. FREE. 410.838.7691

4   Fourth of July Pier Party at the National Aquarium

National Aquarium, 501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore. 6:30-10pm. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm. Celebrate July 4th with fireworks under the stars! Join the National Aquarium for its Independence Day celebration on Pier 3. Crafts and face painting will be available for children, along with entertainment and music for the whole family. Best of all, guests will enjoy an incredible view of the fireworks! Attendees also have the option to purchase tickets that include a BBQ Buffet featuring Angus beef burgers, all-natural beef hot dogs, grilled portobello mushrooms, and more! Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Tickets for the Pier Party are $28.50 for members and $58.50 for non-members. Tickets for the Pier Party and BBQ Buffet are $48.50 for members and $78.50 for non-members. All guests ages 3 and up must have a ticket to enter. Reservations can be made online or by calling 410.659. 4230 • www.aqua.org

5  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

5-7  Environmental Center Summer Workshops at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 9am-12pm. Bring your curious young explorers for hands-on science workshops! Recommended for ages 5-10. All workshops will be led by a professional naturalist, Sarah Shpak. Explore the shoreline of the Susquehanna River, while creating an understanding of the Bay's value and importance. $75. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

5-7  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

5-8  Imagi-Nature Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9am-3pm. Let your imagination run wild with Mother Nature! We’ll spend time on the trails, in the water, around the gardens, and more as we look for inspiration to create, play, and explore. Canoe trip on the last day. This program is for ages 8 to 11. $110/child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

6  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

6  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. This program is for adults. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

6  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

6  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: The 3 J’s

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 4-7pm. Features work by well-known artists John Sauers, Justin Woytowitz and Jonathan West. These artist friends often cross paths Plein Air painting in the area. Working in oils and mixed media, the three blend perfectly in this 3 Man Show. www.liriodendron.com

6  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

6  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: Nanne Kalma & Ankie Van Der Meer from the Netherlands

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

6-8  Nature Discovery 3 Day Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-1pm. Ages 4-5. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Ages 4-5 from July 6- July 8 from 10:00am-1:00pm. Campers will become detectives as they explore and understand the hidden wonders of nature. Walk through the meadow, wetlands, and trails, as well as participate in environmental activities, crafts, and games! $80/member or $85/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

7  Kids' Summer Storytime at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 10:15-11:30am. Sue Capp is back with her annual Summer Storytime! We'll be doing some arts and crafts after the story, too! Bring the whole family. Recommended for kids in Pre-K thru 5th grade. FREE. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

7  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

7  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

8  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

8-10  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception July 16th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

9  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

9   Guthrie's Outdoor Artist Market

Guthrie's Gifts Parking Lot, 116 N. Bond Street, Bel Air, 8:30am-1:30pm. Over a dozen artists from both Harford Artists Association and the Center for the Arts will be setting up booths to showcase and sell their work. All profits go directly to the artists. Guthrie's Gifts will be offering free donuts while supplies last so come early! FREE. 410.836.5175 • bethg@guthriesgifts.com

9  Suddenly in Command (Public Education Course, USCG Auxiliary)

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Main Gallery, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, 9am. Help keep your kids and spouse safe by teaching them what to do if you become incapacitated. The captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard or you purchase a new boat and step aboard for the first time; you are now Suddenly in Command! What do you do? This 3-hour boating safety class is designed for those NOT usually at the helm, and will help you “be prepared” to perform the basic tasks needed to bring the situation under control. $25 for adults; FREE for kids under 15 if accompanied by an adult. FREE for First Responders or Active Military. 443.504.3880 • safeboating2207@gmail.comwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org/

9  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

9  Historic Grist Mill Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center with a guided tour. We’ll touch on the historic significance and role that Eden Mill played in the advancement of the local area as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

9  Still Life Drawing: Discovering Ecosystems in Your Garden

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-11am. Ages 13-adult. Are you interested in sketching from nature and learning more about your subjects? Do you want to discover where art and science meet? Join Eden Mill’s summer still life drawing course to learn about the ecosystems in your backyard with an artistic, naturalist’s eye. After a brief presentation, spend the morning drawing from your choice of a variety of displays. All skill levels are invited to participate. Must pre-register. $7/member or $9/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

9  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

9  Do You Hear What I Hear Kayak

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12:30pm. Humans are the only species able to use language, but we are definitely not the only species to communicate. Look and listen for signs of animal communication as we kayak around the creek. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

9  Reform Ride for Homeless

Depart from Chesapeake Harley, 4600 Thunder Court, Darlington at 11am. End at American Legion Post 47, Havre de Grace. Monies raised will benefit Answered Prayers/Lighthouse Mission of Havre de Grace’s transitional house which provide homeless individuals a secure place to live while working toward independence, and their food pantry that serves needy families in Havre de Grace and Aberdeen. Event t-shirt and food included with registration. Raffles and door prizes. Live music, food and vendors at the Legion. Drivers - $25; Riders - $10. For early registration, call 443.752.2450.

9  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

9  Geocaching 101

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3-4:30pm. Join the world of real life treasure hunters! Learn the basics of geocaching and then test your skills as we search for the “hidden treasures” within Leight Park. All you need is a smart phone or a GPS unit. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

10  Catch a Pig 5k

MA & PA Trail, Williams Street trail head, Bel Air. 8-10am. It’s a chase. A few young runners (the pigs) get a head start on you. If you happen to “catch” (pass) them, your name will be put in a special drawing for local prizes. But look out for the Big, Bad Wolves who will get a late jump on you. If they pass you, you won’t be eligible for that special drawing!  $20 children under 12; $25 adults. 443.286.9109 • rbournmd@yahoo.comhttps://runsignup.com/Race/MD/BelAir/CatchaPig5K

10  The Belle Aire Market

Armory Marketplace (behind Bel Air Armory), 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-3pm. Presented by The Bel Air Downtown Alliance and sponsored by The Painted Mill. Seasonal open air market featuring antiques and finely crafted artisan items. Antique/vintage: housewares, furniture, industrial materials, linens, clothing, jewelry, and home décor; handmade: artwork, jewelry, clothing, outerwear, stationary, bath products, decorations, candles, lawn art, baby clothes, and much more. Experience The Belle Aire Market and then continue down Main & Bond Street to explore the shops, boutiques and restaurants that Downtown Bel Air has to offer. Pets are welcome! Entrances located off Lee St & Armory Park off Main St. 443.823.1797 • thebelleairmarket@gmail.comhttp://belairmaryland.org/events-2/belle-aire-market/

10  Summer Fun Day

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm. Rock out to oldies, try some old fashioned games, watch the lawnmower races and ride in the bike parade! Good old fashioned family fun! $10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

10  Gwendolyn Brooks Living History Performance

Harford Community College Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 1pm. Enjoy this free, family-friendly living history performance of Gwendolyn Brooks, an American poet and teacher, who was the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.  This program, which is part of Chautauqua 2016:  Masters of their Craft, includes a pre-performance:  "To Be Free:  Music & Poetry Performed by Benny Russell & Colleen Webster," and will be followed by a Q & A with the audience. FREE.  443.412.2052 • GCalialotz@harford.eduwww.harford.edu/academics/library

10  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

10  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

10  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

10  Homemade Hummingbird Feeders

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. Repurpose recyclable materials to make a feeder for our flying friends. You’ll discover how to attract hummers to your yard and to drink out of your hand, and a DIY nectar recipe! This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $5/project. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

10  Game Snack Gourd Bowl

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult. Come out and create a bowl from a gourd to hold your game day munchies. Eight different sports are depicted on the side of the bowl. Must pre-register. $12/member or $14/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  Junius Brutus Booth and Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Presented by Jim Garrett. Jim is a life-long Lincoln Assassination and Booth enthusiast, a volunteer at Ford’s Theatre and a tour guide for Washington DC’s Old Town Trolley Tours. He is also a co-author of The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are they Now? A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the Lincoln Assassination in Washington, D.C. and The Flags of Ford’s Theatre. $5.00 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

10  Sunset Yoga (all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 6-7:15pm. Live music, wine tasting and cheese to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

10  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Charm City Junction

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

10  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

11  Summer Swing Golf & Tennis Tournament

Maryland Golf & Country Clubs, 1335 E Macphail Rd, Bel Air, 10am. Join us for Harford County's premier Golf & Tennis tournament. New this year - Men/Women/Mixed doubles Tennis Tournament. Fee includes lunch, surf & turf dinner, gift bag, open bar and award ceremony. Plus the chance to win exciting prizes and a car with a Hole in One. $250 Golfer, $150 Tennis Player. 443.412.2449 • trclarke@harford.eduwww.harford.edu/golf

11  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Creeks and Streams – So Much Life!

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

11  Eating for Energy

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Need more energy in your life. Learn how to eat for more energy. Please visit website for full schedule of Free Summer Workshops. FREE. 410.458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

11-15  Seasonal Snacks Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Seasons come and go, but with many changes. Discover how animals adapt to the seasons and what food they have available to munch on. Talk about favorite seasonal snacks and enjoy them on a summer day! Create snacks from some plants found at the park! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

11-16  The Mason Dixon Fair

Mason Dixon Fairgrounds, 6988 Delta Road, Delta, PA. ww.MasonDixonFair.com

11-24  Tidewater Players Teens Summer Camp

John Carroll Catholic High School, 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 8:30am-3:30pm. A two-week camp for ages 13-18. An infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett’s luck sharply shifts when Todd’s thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up, and the carnage has only just begun! This special School Edition has been masterfully adapted, working directly with Mr. Sondheim, to retain the dark wit and grand scope of the original work, with a few lyric and key changes to facilitate high school productions. At the show’s core is a challenging score of epic proportion with two tasty tour de force roles in Sweeney and his comic female accomplice Mrs. Lovett. Sweeney Todd School Edition is sure to be the highlight of any high school’s season. tidewaterplayersyouthprograms@gmail.com

12  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

12  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Leaf Me Be! Leaves and Trees

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

12  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 12:30-2:30pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

12  Info Session on Community Solar for Harford County

Harford County Public Library, Bel Air Branch, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Bel Air, 6-8pm. Gary Skulnik, Founder of Neighborhood Sun, and Lore Rosenthal, Interfaith Power and Light, will present information about community solar co-ops in other parts of Maryland, and how to bring this model to Harford County. Solar co-ops allow individuals and organizations that don't have the means to install their own solar panels to join in the benefits of this growing energy resource. All are invited. Bring your questions. FREE. 443.243.3363 • hcclimateaction@gmail.comwww.hcclimateaction.org

13  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

13  Preschool Nature Series – Summer! Rain and Storms

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:15am. Ages 2-5 w/adult. Your child’s natural curiosity will be engaged through stories, activities, live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of Eden Mill Park. Must pre-register. $8/member with $6/sibling or $10/non-member per date. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. This program is for adults. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

13  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

13  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: The 3 J’s

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 4-7pm. Features work by well-known artists John Sauers, Justin Woytowitz and Jonathan West. These artist friends often cross paths Plein Air painting in the area. Working in oils and mixed media, the three blend perfectly in this 3 Man Show. www.liriodendron.com

13  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

13  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: Jeff Holland: An Evening of Bay Music

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

14  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

14  Kids' Summer Storytime at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 10:15-11:30am. Sue Capp is back with her annual Summer Storytime! We'll be doing some arts and crafts after the story, too! Bring the whole family. Recommended for kids in Pre-K thru 5th grade. FREE. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

14  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

14  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

15  Third Fridays at Festival Park

Festival Park in Aberdeen, 60 N. Parke Street, Aberdeen. 5pm-dark. Bring your family and blanket to enjoy a picnic and community fun. Car show, food trucks, live music, moon bounce, dunking booth. 410.357.1234 • events@aberdeenevents.org

15  Sunsets on the Boulevard

3459 Merchant Blvd, Near Boston’s – Across from Wegmans, Abingdon, 6-9pm. Sunsets on the Boulevard and 95.1 SHINE-FM present national artist Ryan Stevenson! Bring your family, blanket and chairs to enjoy great music and FREE fun as the sun sets in Harford County. DJs from SHINE-FM will start off the evening with engaging contests and activities. Ryan Stevenson will perform at 7pm followed by a meet and greet opportunity after the show! Bring the whole family. Family friendly atmosphere! Please no alcohol, glass bottles or pets. Food and drinks are available for purchase at local merchants. Please make sure you leave plenty of time to find parking. Concert may be cancelled due to inclement or severe weather. FREE. kboehm@brand3.netwww.boulevardatboxhill.com/july-15th-is-the-next-sunsets-on-the-boulevard/

15-17  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception July 16th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

16  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

16  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

16  The Journey of a Seed to a Flower

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 with an adult. Discover how a tiny seed becomes a beautiful flower. With hands-on activities, we’ll explore how a plant creates seeds as well as how seeds travel to a place they can become a new plant. We’ll look for what’s in bloom. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

16  KEG Productions Film Acting for Youth Workshop

Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. For the third consecutive year, KEG Productions will be offering three single day summer workshops in 2016, each covering a single topic in filmmaking. Each workshop is only $30 (plus a one-time $10 admin fee, $15 for non-Harford County residents, which is paid only once per program year regardless of the number of troupes/workshops into which you enroll), or (for the first time this year) you can register for all three for $80, a $10 discount. Rising 3rd through 12th graders. Film is a different medium than stage, and as a result there are some nuances between acting for one versus the other. While some of our younger Guild members are not yet old enough to participate in KEG Productions' full film workshop, they are old enough to start to learn the differences between acting methods for these two mediums. Due to increasing demand for film training for our younger participants, the Guild offers this unique workshop for them. Download the registration form and pay registration fees at http://www.hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

16  Honeybees

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30-11:30am. Learn the seasonal habits of one of Mother Nature's most valuable pollinators. Dennis Hertzog, Susquehanna Beekeepers Association, will discuss summer beekeeping management, causes of Colony Collapse Disorder and bring various honeys for tasting. This program is for all ages, under 13 w/adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

16  Annual Blueberry Festival and Live Auction

Deer Creek Friends Meeting (Quakers), 1212 Main Street, Darlington, 10am Festival; 11am Live Auction. Fresh Homemade Blueberry pies, baked goods, and fresh berries. Pie with ice cream, ice cream with blueberry sauce (or all three). 11am Live Auction: vintage furniture, household items, art, collectibles, jewelry. Native plants, white elephant table, used books, kids’ activities. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks. Bring a chair and join us under the trees. FREE. 410.457.9188 • cewalter10@gmail.com

16  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

16  Junior Lock Tenders

Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 11am-12pm. Have you ever wondered what a lock is and how it works? Children will be able to see a working model of the lock system and learn about the lock and canal. Be sure to stay for the craft activity--designing your own lock! FREE. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

16  Brave the Shave for Childhood Cancer Research

Elkton Moose Lodge 851, 71 Cherry Hill Road, Elkton. 12-4pm. Be a hero for kids with cancer. Join this St. Baldrick's event, and whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, we hope you'll be a part of the excitement. Pig roast, Brave to shave and a silent auction as part of the fun. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Get involved and you'll be giving hope to infants, children, teens and young adults fighting childhood cancers! Proceeds Benefit St. Baldrick's Foundation. For more information, contact: Donald and Bobbi Jahns 215.776.5106 or +1.302.635.4434 • www.stbaldricks.org/events/

16  Rainbow Hike

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2-3:30pm. With a color chart in hand, hike the Discovery Trail in search of all the colors of the rainbow. Enjoy a cooling, rainbow treat at the end of our hike. This program is for all ages, under 13 w/adult. $3/person or $10/family. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

16  Apples and Oranges Reception

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 5-7pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

16  Evening Paddle

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. 6-8pm. Enjoy an evening paddle on the serene waters of the Elk River. Discover the wonders that abound on the water as the sun sets. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak, and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

16  Reunion for all Edgewood High School Classes of the 1980s (Hosted by EHS Class of 1985)

Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Road, Edgewood, 8pm. Open Bar, Hors d'oeuvres, Buffet with Carving Station, Desserts; DJ of Choice; Games, Door Prizes, Raffles, Silent Auctions, Photobooth, AND...Some Surprise Guests! $85. 843.855.2048 (Donna) • EHSClassof1985@aol.comwww.EHSClassof1985.com

17  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

17  Early Bird Canoe

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8-10:30am. Paddle the still waters of the new day in the marsh seeking Mother Nature’s early risers. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

17  Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. 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. Volunteers will be doing Purple Loosestrife removal from a canoe or kayak. This program is for ages 14 to adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

17  Survival Skills – Building a Survival Shelter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-3pm. Learn and practice different ways to find or construct a shelter in an outdoor emergency survival situation. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

17  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

17  Concerts in the Meadow: Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra has been providing the finest authentic Caribbean steel drum music since its founding in 1971. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

17  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: What’s Next

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

17  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

18  Junior Golf Championship

Geneva Farms Golf Course, 217 Davis Road, Street. 9am shotgun start. Registration 30-60 minutes before shotgun start. Sponsored by Harford County Department of Parks & Recreation and Geneva Farm Golf Course. Rain date July 25, 2016. Registration deadline: July 8, 2016. Limited walk-up registrations will be accepted day of event. Pee Wee Division (5 holes): Ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-9. Modified tees to real greens. Parents must chaperone players score. Age on the day of the tournament is the determination date. Junior Division (9 holes): Ages 10-11, 12-13, 14-16. Double par maximum per hold. Players keep score. Age on the day of the tournament is the determination date. Pairings will be made randomly. Pee Wee Division fee: $14; Junior Division fee: $19. In case of inclement weather, call Geneva Farm Golf Course, 410.452.8800. For more information, call 410.638.3572

18  Chemical Free Living with Young Living Essential Oils

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to transition to a chemical free world using YL Essential Oils. FREE. 410/458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

18-22  Leave Only Footprints, Take Only Memories Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 9-11.  Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. How can we connect with the environment and what can we do to protect it? Get in on the action first-hand. Explore why nature is so important to people and animals! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

18-22  Intermediate Volleyball Camp

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 5-8pm. Intermediate Volleyball Camp for ages 14-18 with 2+ years of playing experience. $180 ($160 if paid before June 1st). 410.808.3434 • wiwheeler@harford.eduhttp://volleyball.byethost16.com/

18-22  Vacation Bible School - "Submerged"

Edgewood Baptist Church, 420 Edgewood Rd, Edgewood, 6:30-9pm. Open to all ages! A light meal will be served each evening with cookout on Friday evening for parents and family to come to see what their children have been learning throughout the week. FREE.

18-28  Havre de Grace Drama Guild Summer Stock Theater Camps

Havre de Grace High School, 700 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. Summer Stock is the Guild's summer day camp program for children who are entering 3rd through 12th grades. There are two camps. "Summer Stock Teen" is a two week half-day camp for those who are rising 7th through 12th graders. "Summer Stock Youth" is a two week half-day camp for rising 3rd through 6th graders. Both camps culminate in a performance on the final night. The 2016 Summer Stock camps are scheduled and registration is now open. Both camps will be held on July 18-21 and 25-28. The teens will meet from 12:30pm to 4pm with the youth meeting from 9am to 12:30pm. Both camps will conclude with a performance at 7pm on Thursday, July 28. Registration for each camp is $100, plus a one time $10 administrative fee ($15 for non-Harford County residents) that is only paid once per program year regardless of how many Guild programs you enroll in. Download the registration form and pay registration fees today at http://hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

19  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

19  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

19  Edward Jones Presenting, A Campaign For Your Future

Silks Restaurant of Bulle Rock, 320 Blenhiem Lane, Havre de Grace, 6-7:30pm. The Election & Your Investments. Presidential elections can be nerve-wracking. How might a new president affect the markets and our investments? In this seminar, discover: The underlying factors that truly drive our economy and the markets (and why the president isn’t one of them); Historical perspective on past presidencies and the market, and reasons to have faith in the future; Steps you can take while change is looming. Edward Jones, Jared Allen, Financial Advisor. *Hosting firm is not an affiliate of Hartford Funds. Featured Guest Speaker: Brian Marks, Regional Vice President, representing Hartford Funds. Dinner will be served. Although the dinner is free, reservations required. Guest are welcome. FREE. 410.939.1621 • ashley.bertuzzi@edwardjones.comwww.edwardjones.com

20  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. 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. FREE. 410.838.2020

20   Homeruns for the Homeless benefiting Harford Family House

Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 8am-6pm. This is our 8th Annual Homerun event helping the homeless in Harford County. Great way to give back to the community and feel like a star at Ripken Stadium!  Price: $150-1500 Sponsorships, $1000 for a Team. If you are interested in being a Sponsor or Sponsoring a team of 4 to complete please call 410.273.6700 • kclawson@harfordfamilyhouse.orgwww.harfordfamilyhouse.org

20  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

20  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. This program is for adults. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

20  Art with Sticks and Twigs: A Tree for All Seasons, by Robin Bernard

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 4-7 with an adult. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects found in nature. Art activities will be supported and enhanced through the use of children’s picture books (story time), and audio and visual supplemental experiences. Must pre-register. $9/member child or $10/non-member child. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

20  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: The 3 J’s

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 4-7pm. Features work by well-known artists John Sauers, Justin Woytowitz and Jonathan West. These artist friends often cross paths Plein Air painting in the area. Working in oils and mixed media, the three blend perfectly in this 3 Man Show. www.liriodendron.com

20  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

20  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: Scales & Crosstones

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

21  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

21  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

21  Kids' Summer Storytime at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 10:15-11:30am. Sue Capp is back with her annual Summer Storytime! We'll be doing some arts and crafts after the story, too! Bring the whole family. Recommended for kids in Pre-K thru 5th grade. FREE. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

21  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

21  Yappy Hour! Vodka, Pups, & Cookies

Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 118 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, 6-9pm. Vodka for you! Cookies for your dog! Sponsored By Tito's Vodka & Lazy Dog Cookie Co. Enjoy a refreshing Tito's vodka lemonade served by Joe's Crab Shack while your dog dines on Lazy Dog cookies and a free gift from PetValu Hunt Valley Towne Centre! Bring your friends -- both human and furry are invited! All proceeds benefit the animals at Baltimore Humane Society. FREE. 410.833.8848 • goldband@bmorehumane.orgwww.bmorehumane.org

21  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. July Topic: Building Simple Habits. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

22  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

22-24  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

23  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

23  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

23  Life of the Forest Floor

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. As we walk through the woods, beneath our feet is another world with its own unique and often unseen community of inhabitants. The forest floor is teeming with life: big, small, and microscopic. We’ll take a hike, dig in the dirt, and turn over logs searching for all kinds of hidden critters. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

23  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

23  KEG Productions Film Makeup Workshop

Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. For the third consecutive year, KEG Productions will be offering three single day summer workshops in 2016, each covering a single topic in filmmaking. Each workshop is only $30 (plus a one-time $10 admin fee, $15 for non-Harford County residents, which is paid only once per program year regardless of the number of troupes/workshops into which you enroll), or (for the first time this year) you can register for all three for $80, a $10 discount. Rising 6th graders through adults. Just like acting, the art of makeup design is also different depending on whether your actor is performing on stage or in front of the camera. The Guild's resident makeup artist, Mary Kay Coughlan, gives students hands-on practice in film makeup artistry. Download the registration form and pay registration fees at http://hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

23  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

23  Critter Dinner Times

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30am. Watch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Birding by Boat

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10:30am-12pm. Join birder, Phil Powers, on a search for the beautiful marsh birds of Otter Point Creek. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $5/person or $20/family. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

23  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

23  Summertime Blues Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 2-8pm. Enjoy the soulful blues as brought to you by the best regional blues artists with a fabulous view of the Susquehanna from our Orchard stage. $25-$30. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

23  Big BOOM Bowling Ball

Forest Hill Lanes, 1 Maurice Drive, Forest Hill. 5:30-8:30pm. A costumed gala bowling competition and FUNdraiser for The BOOM Theatre Company - the hub for creative, smart, and challenging theater in Harford County. $40 individual, $150-$200 team. 443.617.1370 • www.boomtheatre.com/big-boom-bowling-ball.html

23  Kinetic Canvas – Claude Monet

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Road, Bel Air. 8pm. 7pm – Informative Pre-Show discussion on Monet, his most famous works, and the time period in which he painted to gain context on the show’s inspiration. Harford Dance Theatre presents Kinetic Canvas – Claude Monet. From the company that brought you Kinetic Canvas – Edward Hopper, comes another all-new dance theater production inspired by the works of impressionist painter, Claude Money. Featuring original choreography and a moving storyline, this is a night for art and dance enthusiasts alike!  Admission  $15 - $20. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

23  Blues and Brews Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 1-8pm. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and local beer & wine with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! This is an outdoor concert, rain or shine, with no refunds granted and no re-entry. Bring a blanket or lawn chair but please DO NOT bring in alcoholic beverages or glass containers- coolers will be checked. Remember sunscreen and your Photo ID to purchase beer or wine. Credit card payment at vendors is available. Presale Ticket $25; event day ticket $30. VIP tickets available. 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

24  Parents’ Day Campfire Brunch

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9:30-11am. Kick off Parents' Day with games, a short hike, and a delicious campfire brunch while enjoying the view of Otter Point Creek. Participants meet at the Pontoon Pier. This program is for all ages, under 13 w/adult. $5/person or $20/family. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

24  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

24  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

24  Through the Eyes of Jasmin Marie by Jasmin Johnson

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Embroidery and visual art (acrylic painting) will be the focus of this intriguing exhibit. Learning to embroider from her beloved grandmother, this fine craft has developed into an expression of art for Jasmin. Her embroidery art has led her to explore the visual arts (acrylic painting). Cityscapes are her favorite scenes to paint. 410.879.4424

24  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. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

24  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

24  Sunset Yoga (all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 6-7:15pm. Live music, beer tasting and snacks to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

24  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Don’t Stop

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

24  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

25  Women's Health

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Join me in inspiring women to create a desired life. Finding the right balance for ourselves is key to good health. FREE. 410.458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

25-27  Environmental Center Summer Workshops at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 9am-12pm. Bring your curious young explorers for hands-on science workshops! Recommended for ages 5-10. All workshops will be led by a professional naturalist, Sarah Shpak. Dive into the depths of the nearby marsh; explore the value of insects in the midst of the summer months and generate an appreciation for nature in your own backyard! $75. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

25-28  Bay Ranger Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9am-4pm. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors with canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and more. We’ll explore the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, what problems it’s facing, and what we can do to help! This camp is for ages 11 to 14. $120/child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

25-29  Culture Camp!

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Rd., Churchville. 9am-noon. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County will sponsor a camp which explores a different country every day. Kindergarten through 5th grade students will learn how children live in other countries: the games they play; the songs they sing; the food they eat; and the languages they speak. Each morning will begin with a few clues and then we will reveal the day's country. A guest speaker will join us to tell about the country. Then we will celebrate a popular holiday from that culture and make a craft. There will be story time with a book about the mystery country. We will snack on some regional food and play a game that's popular with the children of that culture. At the end of each day, the campers will put stickers and fun facts they have learned in their "passports" which they can take home at the end of the week. $75 for the first child in a family and $65 for each additional child. 410.734.7122 • dre@uufhc.net • wwww.uufhc.net

25-29  Beyond My Backyard Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Scout the Piedmont beyond our backyard by learning techniques of primitive cultures that lived here before us; explore the trails to discover and observe the wonders around us; and become a part of the life of a miller from long ago. End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

25-29  Ladies of Grace Academy Summer Camp

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 9am-5pm. Morning Session: 9am-12pm, Afternoon session 1:30-5pm. Ages 11-14. Does your daughter love history, art, or historical fashion? Do the odd manners of our forebears fascinate a young lady of your acquaintance? Then the Havre de Grace Ladies Academy is the place for her! Over the course of the Academy, attendees will recreate a ladies college, by participating in music, dance, etiquette, and needlepoint classes. The ladies will learn how to care for a kitchen and garden and prepare for a garden party on the last day. The morning session focuses on everyday life in 19th century Harford County, while the afternoon session focuses on the genteel arts a lady would need to navigate 19th century society. Cost of either session is $100 with the entire Academy tuition being $175 for the week. Tea and light refreshments are served during tea, but students should bring a packed lunch. 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

25-8/6  Tidewater Players Jr./Kids Summer Camp

Camp location in Bel Air. 8:30am-3:30pm. A two-week camp for ages 5-12. Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, for the first time ever, you have the opportunity to produce this one-of-a-kind musical in your school. The African savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Tuition - $300. tidewaterplayersyouthprograms@gmail.com

26  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

26  Nature Storybook Art – Session 1

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

27  Plankton Monitoring Studies

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10am-12pm. Our plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training. This program is for adults. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

27  Art with Sticks and Twigs: The Happiness Tree: Celebrating the Gifts of Trees We Treasure by Andrea Alban Gosline

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 4-7 w/adult. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects fund in nature. Art activities will be supported and enhanced through the use of children’s picture books (story time), and audio and visual supplemental experiences. Must pre-register. $9/member or $10/non-member child. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  50 State Tour

Bella Amici Salon, 624 South Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-8pm. Need a haircut? Love animals? Patrick Lomantini, a master hair stylist from Wichita, Kansas, will return to cut hair to bring attention to and raise funds for the many wonderful animals at the Humane Society of Harford County (HSHC). On this, his fifth annual tour, Lomantini will travel to all 50 states in 91 continuous days to give at least 50 haircuts at each salon - all for his love and passion for saving the nation’s homeless animals. One hundred percent of the proceeds are donated to the participating shelter or animal rescue group. Men, women and children are encouraged to make an appointment now by calling Bella Amici Salon at 410.588.5688. During his day-long cutting extravaganza, a minimum $25 donation will be collected per haircut. Lomantini doesn’t pocket any money; he is donating 100% of all proceeds to support the programs and services at HSHC. The first 50 people who get haircuts will receive a goody bag with product samples and other giveaways. Folks who are unable to attend are encouraged to donate $25 for a resident of Bel Air’s Homecoming Project to get a haircut. The Homecoming Project is an eight bed, state certified half-way house for women recovering from alcohol and substance abuse. Donations can be made online or brought directly to HSHC, 2208 Connolly Rd, Fallston. Donations should be clearly marked “Homecoming Project” and all checks should be made payable to HSHC. The deadline to make a donation is Wednesday, July 20. Patrick will gladly cut your hair for donation to Locks of Love or other similar organizations. The easy-to-follow directions to mail your hair to Locks of Love can be found at www.locksoflove.org/get-involved. Adoptable animals who are looking for permanent homes will be visiting Bella Amici’s front lawn between 11am and 2pm. Follow Lomantini on his journey by visiting www.barkaid.org. Price: Minimum of $25 donation. 410.836.1060 • erin@harfordshelter.orgwww.harfordshelter.org/news-events/2016/06/hair-stylist-cuts-across-country-help-homeless-animals-people/

27  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

27  Arts by the Bay Gallery Announces a Miniature Painting Workshop with Artist Catherine Valle

Arts by the Bay Gallery, 307 St. John Street, Havre de Grace, 6:30-9pm. Cost includes all materials. Create a miniature painting on red ground. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels. Students are to bring an inspirational picture. $45. For additional information contact Catherine Valle at 410.557.8007 • curator@artsbythebaygallery.comhttp://www.artsbythebaygallery.com

27  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

27  International Music Institute and Festival

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. 7pm. This FREE “must-see” concert features the American Virtuosi and young virtuosos from around the world, performing a program of exciting solo and chamber music. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, Harford County Cultural Arts Board, and the Maryland State Arts Council. 410.638.5323

27  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: Sea Chantey Singalong Night

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

28  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

28  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

28  Kids' Summer Storytime at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

HdG Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St., Havre de Grace, 10:15-11:30am. Sue Capp is back with her annual Summer Storytime! We'll be doing some arts and crafts after the story, too! Bring the whole family. Recommended for kids in Pre-K thru 5th grade. FREE. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

28  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

28  Aberdeen IronBirds vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Leido's Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 7:05-10pm. Join the Aberdeen IronBirds as they take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. Country music recording artist, Matt Stillwell, will be holding a pregame charity concert at 5pm. The IronBirds will also be bringing back a fan-favorite theme, Christmas in July. Fans can enjoy the Christmas tree and lights, as well as take a picture with Santa. For more information on tickets, 410.297.9292 • www.ironbirdsbaseball.com

28-31  29th Annual Harford County Farm Fair

Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Road, Bel Air. Annual event to promote Harford County agriculture and youth involvement in 4-H, FFA, and Ag Magnet Program. Local residents can exhibit their skills through Home Arts and many other contests. Includes carnival, tractor pulls, live entertainment, and numerous other events and activities. Commercial and civic vendors displayed. Adults $8, Ages 5-11 $4, Free for ages 4 and under, 410.838.8663 • info@farmfair.org • www.farmfair.org.

29  Aberdeen IronBirds vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Leido's Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 7:05-10pm. Join the Aberdeen IronBirds as they take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. The IronBirds will be celebrating Women in Business Night, as the first 1,200 women entering the game will receive a FREE IronBirds wristlet, courtesy of PNC Bank. Fans will also want to stick around after the game to enjoy the best fireworks in Harford County, which will begin 15 minutes after the last out of the game. For more information on tickets, 410.297.9292 • www.ironbirdsbaseball.com

29  Moth Night At Eden Mill

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 8:30-11pm. Ages: All (parents must accompany children). Moth Night at Eden Mill is part of National Moth Week that celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. “Moth-ers” of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join us as we put up our lights, screens, and all our tools to learn about, observe, and document moths that visit Eden Mill. Become a Citizen Scientist and contribute scientific data about moths. You will be guided by members of the Maryland Entomological Society. FREE. Pre-registration required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmailcom • www.edenmill.org

29-31  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

29-8/6  Cal Ripken World Series

Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. The Cal Ripken World Series is home to the best 12-year-old baseball players in the world, representing the Cal Ripken Major/70 division of the Babe Ruth League. It's the culmination of a year-long journey known as the Road to Aberdeen. The CRWS is the definitive place to see the future of youth baseball. Teams receive the latest in technologically advanced uniforms from Under Armour and compete on state of the art playing surfaces that you'll only find at a Ripken Experience. And the CRWS continues to grow. In 2016, the field consists of 10 champions from across the United States and 8 international teams representing Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, the Dominican Republic, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico and New Zealand. www.ripkenbaseball.com/world_series/about

30  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

30  Flea Market

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Rd., Churchville. 7am-1pm. Lots of fun and reasonably priced items. Vendors: $15 for a 10 x 10 spot. Reserve your spot or just show up that day. FREE. 443.558.6937 • flea@uufhc.netwww.uufhc.net

30  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

30  Butterflies: Flying Flowers

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. Butterflies delight us with their pretty colors and how they flit about. We’ll explore the lifecycle and food preferences of the butterflies that visit Eden Mill. Well take a walk to try to catch some and see them up close. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

30  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

30  KEG Productions Fight Choreography for Film Workshop

Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-4pm. For the third consecutive year, KEG Productions will be offering three single day summer workshops in 2016, each covering a single topic in filmmaking. Each workshop is only $30 (plus a one-time $10 admin fee, $15 for non-Harford County residents, which is paid only once per program year regardless of the number of troupes/workshops into which you enroll), or (for the first time this year) you can register for all three for $80, a $10 discount. Rising 6th graders through adults. Taught by professional stuntman Dylan Hintz (AMC's "TURN," "Black Mass"), this workshop introduces students to the art of safely producing fight scenes on screen. Download the registration form and pay registration fees at http://hdgdramatroop.com/registration.html. 443.987.4395 • hdgdrama@yahoo.com

30  Storytime LIVE!

Kiddie Academy of Abingdon, 3495 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Abingdon. 11am. Hosted by Kiddie Academy of Abingdon, an educationally focused child care provider.  Abingdon area children and their parents are invited to come and listen to a story and enjoy a live visit from Curious George, the lead character in the story, who will help to make Storytime LIVE! a memorable experience for families who attend.  Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture all of the excitement and smiling faces. The Storytime LIVE! event is free and open to everyone - current students, new friends who would like to learn more about Kiddie Academy of Abingdon, or anyone who would simply like to share a special experience with their child. Kiddie Academy of Abingdon will provide light refreshments and educational activities for children and families. FREE. 410.515.0788 • bforney@kiddieacademy.comwww.kastorytime.com

30  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

30  Animal Olympians

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3-4:30pm. Ants can lift 50 times their weight. Hummingbirds can "flap" their wings 50 times per second! How would humans stack up with fellow animals in a competition of Olympic feats? Compete in the games and find out who will stand on the prize podium! This program is for all ages, under 13 w/adult. $3/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

30  Aberdeen IronBirds vs. Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Leido's Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 7:05-10pm. Join the Aberdeen IronBirds as they take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. Fans will also want to stick around after the game to enjoy the best fireworks in Harford County, which will begin 15 minutes after the last out of the game. For more information on tickets, 410.297.9292 • www.ironbirdsbaseball.com

31  Sunrise Yoga (ages 12 and up all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 8-9:15am. Juice, coffee, tea and yogurt bar to follow. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members!  To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

31  Gunpowder Canoe

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8:30-11am. Experience the mysterious marshes of the Gunpowder River as we paddle the shores near Mariner Point Park. Flatwater trip with some wind conditions. Participants meet at Mariner Point Park. This program is for ages 13 to adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

31  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

31  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Tall in the Saddle

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

31  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

August

1  Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet with Young Living Essential Oils

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. We live in a toxic world. Learn how to replace your medicine cabinet with healthier, more natural alternatives. FREE. 410.458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

1-4  In, On, and Through the Water Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9am-4pm. Explore the watery world of Leight Park and beyond. Dare to adventure by canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, and tubing off-site. Delve into the depths of Leight Park with fishing, stream-walking, hiking, and seining. This camp is for ages 13 to 17. $120/child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

1-5  Trails Adventure Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-11. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. Explore the trails at Eden Mill. Learn about and search for the many signs of animals along the trail. Edible and medicinal plants are plentiful along our trails, let’s take a closer look and even sample one or two! End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

2  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

2  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

2  National Neighbors Night Out

Ontario Street, between Adams and Stokes Street, Havre de Grace, 6-8:30pm. All are welcome! Come meet neighbors, police officers, city leaders, etc.  Help increase awareness of our support for police programs, drug prevention and other anti- crime efforts. Enjoy music, games, drinks and good community company.

2-4  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

3  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

3  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

3   "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-7pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

3  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

3  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: Teresa Whittaker & Frank Schwartz

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

3  Aberdeen IronBirds vs. Tri City Valley Cats

Leido's Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 7:05-10pm. Join the Aberdeen IronBirds as they take on the Tri City Valley Cats. For more information on tickets, 410.297.9292 • www.ironbirdsbaseball.com

4  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

4  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

4  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

4  Aberdeen IronBirds vs. Tri City Valley Cats

Leido's Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 7:05-10pm. Join the Aberdeen IronBirds as they take on the Tri City Valley Cats. The IronBirds will host Olympics Night, where the first 1,200 fans to enter the stadium will receive a FREE USA t-shirt, courtesy of Boyle Buick GMC. For more information on tickets, 410.297.9292 • www.ironbirdsbaseball.com

5  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

5  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

5  Aberdeen IronBirds vs. Tri City Valley Cats

Leido's Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. 7:05-10pm. Join the Aberdeen IronBirds as they take on the Tri City Valley Cats. The IronBirds will host Hollywood Night, followed by a post-game fireworks show beginning 15 minutes after the last out of the game. For more information on tickets, 410.297.9292 • www.ironbirdsbaseball.com

5-7  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

5-14  Bel Air Beer Week

Downtown Bel Air. In partnership with Shane McCarthy, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance presents Bel Air Beer Week, a celebration of craft beer and brewing. Our local bars, restaurants, bottle shops, and beer enthusiasts are working together to support small breweries from across the country, as well as our own backyard, in an effort to involve and educate members of our community. Join us as our community embraces its agricultural heritage and it’s passion for craft beer. A week of tap takeovers, tastings, dinners, festivals, and more. www.belairmaryland.org

6  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

6  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

6  Phenology – It’s All About “First”

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages: adult. Do you have a special nature spot you enjoy often? Phenology – the study of seasonal changes – can deepen your awareness and appreciation of the natural changes in plants. In addition, your observations can provide important information on climate change. Join us for an introduction on phenology; find out what to look for and when. This is a great time to begin; we’ll be ready for the changing of the leaves in fall. We’ll link into Project Budburst’s “Fall into Phenology” autumn campaign. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

6  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

6  Havre de Grace Museums present: Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival

Museum Grounds, Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 10am-7pm. Join us for the inaugural year of the Fish, Fowl & Folk Festival, Enjoy crafters, performance artists, craft demonstrations and live music as well as food and beverages all along the museum grounds with beautiful water views. The museums will be open to the public with free admission.

6  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

6  First Responders Day

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 12pm-4pm. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

6  Summertime Seining

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3-4:30pm. Get your hands and feet wet while using a 100 foot seine net to capture the creatures swimming along the shoreline. Have hands-on fun with the fish collected. This program is for ages 6 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $3/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

6  Camping Campfire

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 6-8:30pm. Are you interested in camping but don’t know where to begin? Learn how to pitch a tent, make a fire, and cook and eat a campfire meal - without spending the night! Participants meet at Pontoon Pier. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $6/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  Church Creek Kayak

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8:30-11am. Explore Grays Run and Church Creek on the upper reaches of the Bush River, looking for summer blooms and creek critters. Participants meet at Rt. 40 & Mitchell Lane. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

7  Nature Tales

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 2pm. Story time with a natural twist. Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

7  Sunset Couples/Partner Yoga (all levels)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 4-5:15pm Yoga; 5:15-6:30pm Bring Your Own Picnic. Live music. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

7  Concerts in the Meadow: Great Train Robbery

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. GTR has entertained audiences for over 35 years with their classic smokey southern sound.  $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

7  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com • http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

7  John Wilkes Booth and Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Presented by Jim Garrett. Jim is a life-long Lincoln Assassination and Booth enthusiast, a volunteer at Ford’s Theatre and a tour guide for Washington DC’s Old Town Trolley Tours. He is also a co-author of The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are they Now? A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the Lincoln Assassination in Washington, D.C. and The Flags of Ford’s Theatre. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

7  “Groovin’ in the Grass” Summer Concert Series: Swampcandy

The Great Bowl at Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 6-8pm. What better way to enjoy a glorious summer evening than groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands!  Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please, no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Concerts continue each Sunday night through August 7th. $15 non-members; $7 members. $13 seniors & students. 410.557.9570 x217 • www.LadewGardens.com

7  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

8  Harford County Parks and Recreation 41st Annual Golf Tournament

Winters Run Golf Club, 1000 N. Tollgate Road, Bel Air. 8am registration; 9am shotgun start. Men & Women 40 and over (must be at least 40 years of age as of August 8, 2016. Divisions: Men & Women ages 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over. Registration deadline: July 31, 2016. No walkup registrations accepted. Trophies awarded to low net and low gross in each age division Winners of low net must show current USGA index card. Must be minimum of four golfers per age group for trophies to be awarded. $75 each registrant. Includes cart, greens fee, lunch, gift, chance to win door prizes and awards. 410.638.3572 • mjfrosolone@harfordcountymd.gov

8  Weigh Less, Live More

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Have diets failed you time and time again? Come learn how to lose unwanted pounds for good and live a happier, healthy life. FREE. 410.458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

8-11  Critters of the Creek Summer Camp

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9am-3pm. Get up close and personal with the animals of the estuary, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Canoe trip on the last day. This camp is for ages 8 to 11. $110/child. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

8-12  Leave Only Footprints, Take Only Memories Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center , 1617 Eden Mill Rd., Pylesville, 9am-3pm. Ages 6-8. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. How can we connect with the environment and what can we do to protect it? Get in on the action first-hand. Explore why nature is so important to people and animals! Eend each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

9  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

9  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

10  Art with Sticks and Twigs: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10-11:30am. Ages 4-7 w/adult. Participants will create unique art using natural materials such as twigs, sticks and various objects found in nature. Art activities will be supported and enhanced through the use of children’s picture books (story time), and audio and visual supplemental experiences. Must pre-register. $9/member or $10/non-member child. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

10  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-7pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

10  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

10  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

10  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: The Jolly Tars

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

11  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

11  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

11  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

12  Basket Bingo

Level Volunteer Fire Company, 3633 Level Village Road, Havre de Grace. Doors open at 6pm, games start at 7pm. The Humane Society of Harford County is hosting its 4th annual Basket Bingo fundraiser. Twenty regular games of bingo with fabulous basket prizes for the winners, 2 “special” bingo games, door prizes, exciting raffle items, a 50/50 raffle, light dinner fare, snacks, drinks and more - all to support the animals at the shelter. Donations needed for game prizes, raffles and door prizes. Popular items include gift cards, jewelry, pet services, coffee, chocolate, lottery tickets, wine and more. Donations can be arranged in a basket, or we would be happy to make the basket for you. Donations appreciated no later than Friday, July 29. Net proceeds support the 4,500 animals we take in each year. Your name will be prominently displayed next to your donation as well as printed in the event program and will be seen by nearly 300 guests.  Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Tickets will be mailed to you. If you have something you’d like to donate, or would like to purchase tickets over the phone, please contact Erin at 410.836.1090, x106 or email erin@harfordshelter.org • www.harfordshelter.org/news-events/2016/06/basket-bingo-2/

12, 13  Maryland State BBQ Bash

Bond and Thomas Streets, 8/12 from 4-10pm; 8/13 from 12-10pm. The BBQ Bash features live music, top quality BBQ, sponsor displays, crafter, merchant vendors, Farmers Market, children’s entertainment as well as Harford County’s biggest and best beer and wine garden. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com/bbqbash

12-14  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

13  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

13  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

13  Dragonflies – Ninjas of the Insect World

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages 5-12 w/adult. A good ninja uses speed for evasion as well as pursuit. These acrobatic, fast-flying, and colorful insects fascinate us as they flutter, hover, and then speed away. We’ll explore their life cycle; they begin their life underwater. And we’ll discover how their anatomy gives them their special powers, including the ability to hone in on their targeted prey. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

13  Bel Air Walking Events

Conference Room, Bel Air Library, 100. E. Pennsylvania Ave, Bel Air. 10:30am-4:30pm. The Baltimore Walking Club has designed three different trails that begin and finish at the Bel Air library. The 5 kilometer trail travels through Major's Choice. The 6 kilometer trail includes the Liriodendon and the BBQ Bash, and the 7 kilometer trail goes past the Bel Air High School and into Rockfield Park. The walks are sanctioned by the Maryland Volkssport Association and the American Volkssport Association, a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). Walk for the fun of it! $3. 410.638.7043 • farleyfam@comcast.netwww.ava.org

13  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

13  Bay Country Gentlemen Concert

John Carroll High School Auditorium, 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 7-9:30pm. Spend a night of harmony with the Bay Country Gentlemen as we sing your favorite songs, barbershop style. Our special guest this night will be the 2010 International Gold medal winners, Storm Front. $15. 410.679.3957 • www.baycountrygentlemen.com

13-14  BioBlitz

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 12pm Saturday to 12pm Sunday. Join scientists from around the Chesapeake Bay at our Tenth Annual BioBlitz - 24 fascinating hours of searching the forest, water, meadows and air for different plants and animals. Our goal is to document the species that make the Research Reserve their home. Discover the natural history of our region and learn to identify the flora and fauna of the upper Bay alongside a science professional while helping us update our species list. Join us for one session or more. Check the website or call for more information. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

14  Elk River Exploration

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. 9-11am. Explore the banks of Turkey Point by paddling the Elk River. Along the way learn to identify some of the animals that call this watery habitat home. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

14  The Belle Aire Market

Armory Marketplace (behind Bel Air Armory), 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-3pm. Presented by The Bel Air Downtown Alliance and sponsored by The Painted Mill. Seasonal open air market featuring antiques and finely crafted artisan items. Antique/vintage: housewares, furniture, industrial materials, linens, clothing, jewelry, and home décor; handmade: artwork, jewelry, clothing, outerwear, stationary, bath products, decorations, candles, lawn art, baby clothes, and much more. Experience The Belle Aire Market and then continue down Main & Bond Street to explore the shops, boutiques and restaurants that Downtown Bel Air has to offer. Pets are welcome! Entrances located off Lee St & Armory Park off Main St. 443.823.1797 • thebelleairmarket@gmail.comhttp://belairmaryland.org/events-2/belle-aire-market/

14  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit of paintings on canvas, painted wood constructions, and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet tall by Bill Shimek. www.liriodendron.com

14  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

14  Butterflies are Free Luminary Gourd

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 2-4pm. Ages 6-adult. Create a luminary from a cannonball gourd that has a butterfly theme. The wings of the butterfly are carved out to emit light from a battery operated candle. Vinyl designs of butterflies are used to create a resist with the Adirondack ink used on the gourd. Once the vinyl is removed the remaining skeleton of a butterfly is painted with black acrylic paint. Green blades of grass are added as well as glitter paint to help with the glow. Battery-operated candle is included. Must pre-register. $12/member or $14/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

14  Meet a Critter

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 3pm. Check out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

14  End of Summer Family Yoga & Picnic (ages 6+)

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 416 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, 4-5:15pm Yoga (a class for the kids and one for the adults); 5:15-6:30pm Bring Your Own Picnic. Live music and old fashioned ice cream. Yoga will take place on the lawn with a beautiful view of the Susquehanna River! In the event of rain or extreme heat, yoga & activities will move indoors. 50% off to all Yoga Centric & Steppingstone Members! To register, 410.838.1938 • www.yogacentricharford.com

14  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

15  Business Opportunity with Young Living Essential Oils

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Need a change or just some extra income? Learn how to make a great income with one of the fastest growing health and wellness companies out there. And start while keeping your day job! FREE. 410.458.8022 •  pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

15-19  Watery World Summer Camp

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am-3pm. Ages 7-11. Eden Mill Nature Center is now taking registration. What could be living in the aquatic habitats in the park? Let’s explore these areas and see what we can find! How do we effect the watery world? Enjoy stories, crafts and many other exciting activities. End each day with swimming in the creek and end the week with a canoe ride on Deer Creek! $175/member or $190/non-member. Pre-registration is required: 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

15-19  Camp Invention at Harford Day School

Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Road, Bel Air, 9am-3:30pm. Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and a product of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Harford Day School. For students entering grades one through six, Camp Invention is a weeklong adventure that will turn the summer from ordinary to extraordinary through hands-on problem solving, using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). $245. For more information or to register, 410.838.4848 • kimnorris@harfordday.orghttp://campinvention.org/2016-program/

16  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

16  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

16, 17  Dance Conservatory of Maryland Open House

Dance Conservatory of Maryland, 701 Whitaker Mill Rd, Joppa, 4-7pm. FREE. 410.877.3281 • kaitlin@balletchesapeake.orgwww.danceconservatoryofmd.com

17  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. 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. FREE. 410.838.2020

17  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

17  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

17  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-7pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

17  Summer Concert Series

Humbert Amphitheater, Shamrock Park, Bel Air. 7pm. Outdoor concerts in Shamrock Park, featuring outstanding local musicians. Bring a picnic dinner and chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board. No rain date for this performance. Entertainment TBA. FREE Admission. 410.803.9784

17  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series: Don Shapelle

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum’s Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum’s air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. Ample parking and the building is handicap-accessible. $10. 410.939.4800 • hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.netwww.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

18  PlayDates are Coming to Kindermusik with Rosalie

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9am. $20 per child. 410.676.4812 • kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

18  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

18  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

18  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. August Topic: Why Simplify? You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

18-21  Cirque Italia

Fort DuPont, 248 Kent Ave, Delaware City, DE. 8/18 – 7:30pm; 8/19 – 5:30 and 8:30pm; 8/20 – 2:30, 5:30 and 8:30pm; 8/21 – 2:30 and 5:30pm. Come experience the magical world of Cirque Italia - a show like no other. We are proud to be the first traveling WATER circus in the US! Our extraordinary stage holds 35,000 gallons of water and features a dynamic lid which lifts 35 feet into the air, allowing water to fall like rain from above as fountains dazzle below! This incredible show takes place under our majestic white and blue big top tent which came all the way from Italy. Inside we have such a theatrical and intimate setup, you just might forget you are under a circus tent! This incredible show is completely animal-free. So what can you expect to see at this remarkably unique show? How about a Contortionist who is able to bend her body in ways you would never imagine? How high can he go? You’ll be asking yourself as our Italian singer stacks chair upon chair and then balances on top of them on his hands? Our crazy clown, Alex, plunges off the diving board during his acrobatic trampoline excursion! Want to get splashed? Who knows what can happen during our astounding jet ski act. Breathtaking Aerial Divas will fly high in the sky like beautifully colored birds of paradise. Our Laserman will be causing all kinds of explosions with his laser guns - maybe to scare away the large dinosaur that has invaded the show!! All this, plus thrilling high wire feats, twin juggling maniacs, elegant chiffons, and more!! Don’t forget you also have the once in a lifetime opportunity to take a picture with a mermaid. The box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show. Non-show days: 10am-6pm. On show days open 10am-9pm. 941.704.8572 • office.cirqueitalia@gmail.comwww.cirqueitalia.com

19  Third Fridays at Festival Park

Festival Park in Aberdeen, 60 N. Parke Street, Aberdeen. 5pm-dark. Bring your family and blanket to enjoy a picnic and community fun. Car show, food trucks, live music, moon bounce, dunking booth. 410.357.1234 • events@aberdeenevents.org

19  Paint Nite Fundraiser for Shattered Canvas

Main Street Tower, 29 S Main St., Bel Air, 6:30pm. Do you want a fun filled, awesome evening? Join our Paint Nite!  Tickets are available online.  Fun, friends, food, drinks, and painting.  Must be 18+ to attend. Shattered Canvas, Inc. is dedicated to the prevention of childhood abuse, assisting survivors, providing individuals, families, and the community with adjunct mental health services, providing parents methods to give their children a voice, and erasing the stigma of mental health. Our mission focuses on Compassion, Education, Awareness, Support, and Elimination (CEASE). $45. jkerschner@shatteredcanvas.orghttps://paintnite.com/events/

19  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

19  Moonlit Paddle

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7:30-10pm. Let the full moon light your way as you traverse the marsh and slip from day into night. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 18 w/adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

19-21  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

19-21  53rd Annual Havre de Grace Art Show

Tydings Park, Commerce and South Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 8/19 – 5-9pm; 8/20 – 10am-5pm; 8/21 – 10am-5pm. Havre de Grace Art Show is proud to showcase the talents of artists and craftsman from throughout the country, along with live entertainment, children’s entertainment and specialty food. The Havre de Grace Art Show is a juried show held annually on the third weekend of August. All proceeds for the show benefit academic and art scholarships, local schools, and community service projects. On Friday evening, August 19th, 5-9pm, we will feature wine tasting and a beer garden along with specialty food provided by local restaurants and food vendors. Artists and craftsmen will be displaying and selling their unique creations for your browsing and purchase. Live entertainment will be performing on the stage for your listening pleasure as you enjoy the beautiful views and sunset. 410.939.9342 • www.hdgartshow.org

20  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

20  The Hardest 5K in Harford County

Camp Hidden Valley, 4722 Mellow Road, White Hall, 8am. Can you handle the hardest 5K in Harford County? Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County is happy to announce the 2016 Camp Hidden Valley 5K and 1 Mile Trail Run. After the race you can enjoy music and plenty of food all in a beautiful camp setting. This course has some very challenging sections. It includes some pavement, but is mostly trail. Many segments of the trail are very technical with significant uphill and downhill sections. Parking is available near the camp. You will be directed to the parking once you arrive. Plan to be parked prior to 7:30 as the entrance road is on the race course and is very narrow. Laser engraved custom awards. First three M/F Overall, Top Masters M/F, First Three M/F in the following age groups: 12 and Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+, Random Prizes & Goodies. Fee Includes: Breakfast, post-race refreshments, Technical t-shirt. Register before August 1st to be guaranteed a shirt. Family Fun After Race - Stay around and enjoy the beautiful camp. There will be plenty of awards, door prizes, food, music, and a beautiful camp to enjoy. Price: Early Entrants by July 31st - $25; After July 31st - $30. 410.272.0010 • www.active.com/white-hall-md/running/distance-running-races/camp-hidden-valley-5k-trail-race-2016

20  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

20  Invasinators

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 9-11am. 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. This program is for ages 14 to adult. FREE. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

20  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches.  The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

20  Phloating Photography

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 10-11:30am. Bring your camera and enjoy a morning pontoon boat trip. Informal instruction will be available while on the lookout for eagles, ospreys, herons, and other wildlife. This program is for ages 15 to adult. $10/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

20  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

20  Junior Lock Tenders

Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 11am-12pm. Have you ever wondered what a lock is and how it works? Children will be able to see a working model of the lock system and learn about the lock and canal. Be sure to stay for the craft activity--designing your own lock! FREE. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org

20  Fiore Winery’s Annual Jazz Art & Wine Festival

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville. 12-6pm. 410.879.4007 • www.fiorewinery.com

20  Free Summer Community Festival

Newport Terrace, 23 Newport Drive, Forest Hill, 4:30-8pm. Forest Hill Presbyterian Church presents a free summer festival for the community, featuring live music, free food and fun games. Pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, bouncy house, inflatable obstacle course, dunking booth, cotton candy, snowballs, corn hole, basketball shooting game, face painting and more. Everything is free, including all food and games. Come out and enjoy a fun time. FREE. 843.703.2904 • foresthillpca@gmail.comwww.foresthillpca.org

21  Flowers and Fish Eaters Canoe

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 8:30-11am. Soak up the beauty of the summer marsh while searching for the birds that feast on the fish of Otter Point Creek. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

21  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

21  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit of paintings on canvas, painted wood constructions, and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet tall by Bill Shimek. www.liriodendron.com

21  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

21  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air. 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including ‪Edwin Booth‬ and ‪John Wilkes Booth‬. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

21  Bark In The Park

Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen. Gates open at 4:30pm, game starts at 5:35pm. Bring your dog(s) out to the ballgame for Bark in the Park! Watch the Aberdeen Ironbirds take on the Vermont Lake Monsters. Take part in pre-game and in-game activities including a human & canine parade, human/canine look-a-like contest and much more. Seating for owners and dogs will be in the first base pavilion. Tickets include admission to the game, First Pitch game program, free parking, and pre-game & in-game activities. Tickets are limited, so reserve your seats by calling Erin Long at 410.836.1090, x106 and at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium’s box office or by calling 410.297.9292. Tickets purchased online or over the phone will be available at the will-call window on the day of the game. $13.50 per person and $2 per canine. 410.873.1090 • erin@harfordshelter.orgwww.harfordshelter.org/news-events/2016/06/bark-in-the-park/

21  Concerts in the Meadow: Kaydence (Celtic)

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 6-8pm. Kaydence plays traditional folk music - Celtic, American, European, played on guitar, concertina, flute, fiddle, mandola, banjo, and penny whistle. $5 members; $8 non-members. www.jerusalemmill.org

22  Stress Management in the Workplace

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Everyone is stressed in this fast paced world. Come learn how to manage stress in the workplace. FREE. 410.458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

23  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

24  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Wiggle & Grow: Beach Days and Silly All Over

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 9:30-10:15am. 18 months – 3 ½ year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

24  Kindermusik with Rosalie Wednesdays: Laugh & Learn: Carnival and Wild Animal Park

Flying Point Park, 511 Kennard Avenue, Edgewood. 10:30-11:15am. 3-5 year olds. $175 for the eight week session includes Home Materials (CD, book, and instrument). 410.676.4812 •  kindermusikwithrosalie@gmail.com

24  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-7pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

25  Harford County Public Schools Opening of Schools for Students K-12

25  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

25  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

26  Free Outdoor Summer Movie

Shamrock Park, Lee Street and Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Pre-movie festivities at 7:15pm and movie begins immediately after sunset. Bring the family for a fun and free movie night under the stars at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment provided by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission. All movies are family friendly. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our facebook page for a list of scheduled movies or visit www.downtownbelair.com

26-28  Apples and Oranges

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road, (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

27  Good Morning Marsh

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7-9:30am. In the natural world the day begins early. Get up with the sun to see who’s “shaking a leg” in the wee hours of the morning, on the water and in the wetlands. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $12/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

27  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

27  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

27  Historic Grist Mill Tour

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9-10:30am. Ages: all, children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the history of the Mill at Eden Mill Nature Center with a guided tour. We’ll touch on the historic significance and role that Eden Mill played in the advancement of the local area as well as how select machinery operated during the milling process. Must pre-register. $3/member or $5/non-member. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

27  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.net • www.harfordhistory.org

27  Saturday Critter Feeding

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 11-11:30am. Ages: all. Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. FREE. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

27  Critter Dinner Time

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1:30pm. Watch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

27  Big Batty Campfire

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 7-8:30pm. It’s International Bat Night and it’s time to set the record straight concerning this mysterious flying mammal! Sit ‘round the campfire to learn the truth about these incredible night fliers, listen and look for them overhead, and enjoy a roasted treat. Participants meet at Pontoon Pier This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $3/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

28  Fabulous Fungi

Anita Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon. 1-2:30pm. August is Mushroom Month! Join us for a hike to search for toadstools, and then enjoy a sampling of fungus based food and drink. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult. $5/person. 410.612.1688 • www.otterpointcreek.org

28  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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  Liriodendron Art Exhibit: Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit of paintings on canvas, painted wood constructions, and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet tall by Bill Shimek. www.liriodendron.com

28  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

29  Harford County Public Schools Opening of Schools for Pre-K Students

29  Back To School Wellness using Young Living Essential Oils

Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, 2105 Laurelbush Road, Bel Air, 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to keep our little ones healthy during the school year. Combat all the nasty bugs with all natural, pure, 100% therapeutic grade essential oils. FREE. 410.458.8022 • pureliving101@yahoo.compurelivingwithjosie.com

30  Nature Storybook Art – Session 2

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 10am-12pm. Ages 5-10. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creative value. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Must pre-register. $52/member or $56/non-member for the month. 410.836.3050 • www.edenmill.org

30-11/1  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Road, Bel Air. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

31  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-7pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

31-11/9  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Holy Trinity Church, Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. No class 10/19. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

September

1  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

1  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

1-11/10  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Holy Trinity Church, Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. No class 10/20. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

2  First Friday!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot, Bel Air from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

2  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

2  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

2-4  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception Sept. 10 from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

2-11/11  DoReWee Mommy and Me Music Fall 2016 Classes

Holy Trinity Church, Parish House, 2925 Level Road, Churchville. 9:15am, 10am, 10:15am, 11am. No class 10/21. A series of ten, weekly 45-minute sessions. The Do-Re-Wee Music Academy offers young children (8 months-5 yrs) and their accompanying adult a quality introduction to music in a fun-filled group setting through songs, rhythm & rhyme, instruments, dance and more. Give your children music, and give a gift for a lifetime! Do-Re-Wee’s program offers free enrollment to accompanying siblings, a CD of incredible music, take-home materials that reinforce class concepts and enrich your little one, and applied discounts for returning families and for referrals!  $175. Contact Anne Balto, 410.279.5357 • anne@DoReWee.com. Additional information and Paypal/Credit Card registration available at:  www.DoReWee.comwww.facebook.com/DoReWeeMusicAcademy/

3  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

3  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

3  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

4  Bill Shimek – Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Bill creates paintings on canvas as well as painted wood construction and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet. His pieces are in colors that range from muted monochrome to energetically vibrant, and in compositions ranging from photo – real to cartoonish. 410.879.4424

4  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

5  Holiday - Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

6-8  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

7  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-7pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

8  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

8  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

9  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

9  911 Tribute Concert featuring World Renowned Singer/Songwriter Charlie Zahm and Friends

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Ave. Aberdeen, 6:30pm. Charlie is one of the most popular soloists at Celtic music festivals, Maritime, Patriotic and Early American music events anywhere east of the Mississippi. Charlie will be accompanied by Fiddler Tad Marks; who has toured extensively across the U.S. and Europe with top-name groups and is considered one of the finest fiddlers on the East Coast. On guitar is Steve Hobson whose talent is incredible to behold. Completing our group tonight is percussionist, Cheryl Prashker. She has her own band, RUNA, which tours extensively throughout North America and is considered to be one of the finest Celtic groups to come along in decades. We wish to pay tribute to the Brave men and women Firefighters, Police, Paramedics and Military who give so freely and selflessly to their fellow man, and upon occasion, sacrifice their lives to protect us. This evening we especially will pay Tribute to those of the Emergency Service Community and their families that have suffered a Line of Duty Death. Refreshments will be available before the Concert from 5:30 until 6:15, and again during the intermission. Refreshments will include our now famous Crab Soup! The Concert will begin at 7pm. For tickets send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Christmas Concert, 201 Mount Royal Avenue, Aberdeen, MD 21001 Make checks payable to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Tickets MAY be available at the door. Purchase your tickets early as we do anticipate a large representation of military, emergency workers and medical personnel. $10 adults; children under 16 FREE. 410.272.3111 • finsec@stpaulselc.orgwww.charliezahm.com

9, 10  Unnecessary Farce

Harford Community College, Black Box Theater, Joppa Hall, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 8pm. Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes. Produced through special arrangement with Playscripts Inc. General Seating: Adult: $12; Senior: $8; Youth: $8; HCC Students: $8 with HCC ID Card. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

9-11  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. Reception Sept. 10th from 5-7pm. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

10  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

10  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

10  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

10  North Park Trail Walk

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, 10-11:30am. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Meet at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street. FREE. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

10  Children’s Arts Festival

Tydings Park, Commerce and South Washington Street, Havre de Grace. 11am-2pm. For children ages 3-10. Craft projects, face painting and entertainment. Open to the public; no rain location; Children must be with an Adult, bring child size clothes for scarecrows. FREE. 410.939.2100

10  Ladew Gardens Children’s Day

Ladew Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Road, Monkton. 11am-4pm. Experience hands on learning stations, live birds and educational presentations. Enjoy games, crafts, sing-a-longs, a magic show, food and more! www.ladewgardens.com

10  Pictures at an Exhibition Reception

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 5-7pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

10  7th Annual Balloon Glow Gala: My Big Fat Greek Gala

Bulle Rock Country Club, 320 Blenheim Lane, Havre de Grace. The evening offers a full dinner with open bar, live music and dancing. In addition, attendees will enjoy the stunning backdrop of lighted hot air balloons all evening and can bid on ten luxury auction items. There will also be a raffle for a high-end jewelry item. Tickets will go on sale in mid-July. www.sarc-maryland.org

10  Nancy Beaudette in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. A rich pallet of folk and singer/songwriter with a hint of country and a dash of celtic music - all the ingredients of a Canadian (Cornwall, ONT) Kitchen Party! Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

11  The Belle Aire Market

Armory Marketplace (behind Bel Air Armory), 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-3pm. Presented by The Bel Air Downtown Alliance and sponsored by The Painted Mill. Seasonal open air market featuring antiques and finely crafted artisan items. Antique/vintage: housewares, furniture, industrial materials, linens, clothing, jewelry, and home décor; handmade: artwork, jewelry, clothing, outerwear, stationary, bath products, decorations, candles, lawn art, baby clothes, and much more. Experience The Belle Aire Market and then continue down Main & Bond Street to explore the shops, boutiques and restaurants that Downtown Bel Air has to offer. Pets are welcome! Entrances located off Lee St & Armory Park off Main St. 443.823.1797 • thebelleairmarket@gmail.comhttp://belairmaryland.org/events-2/belle-aire-market/

11  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

11  Bill Shimek – Paintings and Constructions

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Bill creates paintings on canvas as well as painted wood construction and shadow boxes whose dimensions range from a few inches to ten feet. His pieces are in colors that range from muted monochrome to energetically vibrant, and in compositions ranging from photo – real to cartoonish. 410.879.4424

11  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

11  "Paintings and Constructions"

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air, 1-4pm. An innovative exhibit by artist Bill Shimek of paintings on canvas as well as painted wood constructions and shadow boxes ranging in size from a few inches to ten feet tall. FREE. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

11  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, 2-2:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

11  Unnecessary Farce

Harford Community College, Black Box Theater, Joppa Hall, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 3pm. Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps taking off her clothes. Produced through special arrangement with Playscripts Inc. General Seating: Adult: $12; Senior: $8; Youth: $8; HCC Students: $8 with HCC ID Card. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

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

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

15   9th Annual Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Golf Outing

Ruggles Golf Course, 5600 Maryland Blvd., Aberdeen Proving Ground, 9am shotgun start. Closing ceremonies at 3pm. Hosted by EOIR Technologies, Inc.  This special event is one of TAPS’ largest fundraising activities and has risen more than $426,000 for the families of America’s fallen over the last 8 years. Last year’s tournament was a sellout event that raised more than $76,000 and surpassed sponsorship goals with 27 total sponsors. EOIR is expecting another sellout event this year. Specialty sponsorships are limited to one per company. To become a sponsor, register a player, or learn more about the event, visit http://www.taps.org/eoir/.  TAPS is also a private 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable corporation, and contributions to the golf event are partially tax deductible. $80-$420. 410.306.8742 • taps@eoir.comhttp://www.taps.org/EOIR/

15  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

15  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

15  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. September Topic: Ready, Set, GO! Creating Motivation. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

15  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air, 5-8pm. Grab your best girlfriends for a night of shopping, discounts, food and drink specials in downtown Bel Air. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com

16  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

16  Relatives Matter: Caring for Children, Youth and Family

Havre de Grace Senior Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane, Havre de Grace, 9am-2:30pm. The conference is for kinship caregivers in Harford and Cecil counties. Kinship caregivers are relatives who assume the full-time care of a child whose parents are unable to do so for various reasons. Often, kinship caregivers are grandparents but could also be an aunt, uncle or non-relative adult who has a longstanding relationship with the child or family. The conference starts with a keynote address on "The Effect of Addiction on Families," given by Colleen Hosler, senior associate at the Mosaic Group and co-creator of Families Strong, a support group that helps those coping with the substance abuse of a family member or loved one learn how to take care of themselves and how to change the dynamic of the relationship. Other topics that will be discussed throughout the day include “Legal and Financial Choices for Kinship Caregivers,” "Protecting Children through Internet Safety," "Determining Your Destiny," "Financial Management for Families" and "Advocacy and the IEP in Harford County." A resource and benefits fair will be held throughout the day. The conference is presented by the Harford County Department of Social Services, Kinship Navigation; Harford County Circuit Court-Family Law; Harford County Bar Foundation; Office on Mental Health; HC Local Management Board; Maryland Coalition of Families, Harford County; and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Free admission for kinship caregivers; $35 for professionals in the field of kinship caregiving (such as social workers), and they receive four Category I CEUs. Registration is requested by September 13 by calling the Harford County Bar Foundation at 410.836.0123 • www.hckinshipnavigation.weebly.com

16  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

16  Third Fridays at Festival Park

Festival Park in Aberdeen, 60 N. Parke Street, Aberdeen. 5pm-dark. Bring your family and blanket to enjoy a picnic and community fun. Car show, food trucks, live music, moon bounce, dunking booth. 410.357.1234 • events@aberdeenevents.org

16  Anything Goes

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Presented by Phoenix Festival Theater. Directed by James Hunnicutt. This classic musical is de-lightful, de-licious, and absolutely de-lovely! The show’s frothy screwball plot set on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship was devised by P. G. Wodehouse and its vintage Cole Porter songs include You’re the Top, I Get a Kick out of You, De-lovely and Let’s Misbehave, among many others. This show is such an instant cure for the blahs you’ll want to see it again and again! Presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library. Reserved Seating: Adult: $20; Senior (Age 60+): $16; Youth (Age 17 & Younger): $16; HCC Faculty/Staff/Student: $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

16-18  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

17  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

17  City Wide Yard Sale

City Wide, Havre de Grace. 8am-4pm. Huge Community Wide event. Yard sales, sidewalk sales and bargains galore. Rain date Sunday, September 17. 410.939.2100 • info@hdgtourism.com

17  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

17  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

18  Bel Air Festival for the Arts

Shamrock Park, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. 9am-5pm. 350 artists, photographers, and craftsmen will display their hand made work at this popular annual event in its 51st year. Enjoy continuous entertainment on the band shell stage as well as roving entertainment. A variety of festival foods will be available. There will be FREE shuttle bus service from the MVA parking lot on Rt. 24 to the festival grounds. This is a rain or shine event. Sponsored by Bel Air Parks and Recreation and the Town of Bel Air. FREE. 443.616.6708

18  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

18  Anything Goes

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 2pm. Presented by Phoenix Festival Theater. Directed by James Hunnicutt. This classic musical is de-lightful, de-licious, and absolutely de-lovely! The show’s frothy screwball plot set on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship was devised by P. G. Wodehouse and its vintage Cole Porter songs include You’re the Top, I Get a Kick out of You, De-lovely and Let’s Misbehave, among many others. This show is such an instant cure for the blahs you’ll want to see it again and again! Presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library. Reserved Seating: Adult: $20; Senior (Age 60+): $16; Youth (Age 17 & Younger): $16; HCC Faculty/Staff/Student: $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

19  15th Annual Golf Classic

Maryland Golf & Country Club, 1500-1538 Stone Post Court, Bel Air. 9am-7pm. The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation raises funds for capital improvement projects in the Bel Air community. The Golf Classic is their major fund raiser. Please join the Foundation in helping with improvements to standing structures and renovations to playgrounds. All proceeds will benefit the community. Sponsored by The Greater Bel Air Community Foundation, Inc. For information on fees and sponsorships, 410.879.9292 • 410.836.6366 • www.gbacf.com

21  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. 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. FREE. 410.838.2020

22  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

22  Historical Society 2015 Annual Dinner

Speaker to be announced. Call for details. 410.838.7691

22  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

23  Lunchtime Concert

Office Street near the Courthouse, Bel Air. 12-1pm. Lunchtime concert with food vendors available and tables and chairs provided. Entertainment TBA. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. Admission is FREE. 410.638.4550 • www.belairmd.org

23  Anything Goes

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Presented by Phoenix Festival Theater. Directed by James Hunnicutt. This classic musical is de-lightful, de-licious, and absolutely de-lovely! The show’s frothy screwball plot set on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship was devised by P. G. Wodehouse and its vintage Cole Porter songs include You’re the Top, I Get a Kick out of You, De-lovely and Let’s Misbehave, among many others. This show is such an instant cure for the blahs you’ll want to see it again and again! Presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library. Reserved Seating: Adult: $20; Senior (Age 60+): $16; Youth (Age 17 & Younger): $16; HCC Faculty/Staff/Student: $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

23  Trace Adkins

APGFCU Arena, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30-10pm. Get your tickets to see country rock recording artist Trace Adkins at a benefit concert. Tickets go on sale May 23 at 10am. The APGFCU Arena has partnered with WXCY 103.7 FM to bring the concert to Harford County. Reasonable accommodations for a documented disability may be requested by calling Disability Support Services, 443.412.2402, in advance of participation. A minimum notice of two weeks may be needed to provide some accommodations. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Harford Community College Foundation Scholarship Program. Tickets (reserved seating) range from $29.50 to $74.50. Purchase online at tickets.harford.edu, by calling 443.412.2211, or in person at the HCC Ticket Office in the Chesapeake Center at Harford Community College. Ticket Office hours are 10am-3pm Monday to Friday. http://harford.universitytickets.com/

23-25  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

24  Bel Air Farmer’s Market

Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot, 2 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 7-11am. The market sells fresh, local produce and fruit in season, locally raised beef, chicken, pork, milk, eggs, cheese, flowers and shrubs. Includes organic vendors. Specialty vendors 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. farmers@belairfarmersmarket.comwww.belairfarmersmarket.com

24  2016 Healthy Harford Day

119 Hays Street, Bel Air. 9am.1pm. Registration is now open. Last year, over 2,500 Harford County residents came out to learn more about how to stay healthy in Harford. Sign up for a booth today and be part of the fun. Healthy Harford Day is designed to educate the public about existing initiatives, services and programs in Harford County that support residents in their efforts to live healthier lives, as well as promote those businesses and services in our community that support those choices. www.healthyharford.org

24  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

24  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

24  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

24  11th Annual Harford County Wine Festival

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 12-6pm. Enjoy wines from around the world, food, crafts and live entertainment!  Quench your thirst and hoist your stein in our Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Our VIP area will satisfy your senses as you sample premium wines and feast upon gourmet food from Pairings Bistro. For tickets and more information, please call 410.638.4565 • www.harfordcountywinefest.com.

24  National Public Lands Day

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East.  Meet in the North East Beach Area. 1-4pm. Come out and celebrate Public Lands Day at Elk Neck State Park! You will be among thousands of people nation-wide who volunteer their time to benefit America's public lands. Work side-by-side with park staff and afterwards enjoy a live animal program featuring some of Maryland’s most common reptiles. Call for more details. Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

24  Pinkalicious, The Musical

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 1pm and 4pm. Based on the book "Pinkalicious" By Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann. Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Special Offer: Purchase a Pinkalicious seat in the Magic Circle to join us for a Cupcake Party after the performance. Includes a seat in the first 3 rows, Meet & Greet with photo opportunity and pink cupcakes! Require Accessible Seating? Wheelchair spaces are available in Center Row U, Row A in Left Center and Right Center. Please contact the Ticket Office for any questions. Everyone who enters the theater, regardless of age, requires a ticket. Please view attendance policies before purchasing. Reserved Seating; Magic Circle: $30; Premier: $22; Orchestra: $18; Terrace: $15. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

24  Anything Goes

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Presented by Phoenix Festival Theater. Directed by James Hunnicutt. This classic musical is de-lightful, de-licious, and absolutely de-lovely! The show’s frothy screwball plot set on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship was devised by P. G. Wodehouse and its vintage Cole Porter songs include You’re the Top, I Get a Kick out of You, De-lovely and Let’s Misbehave, among many others. This show is such an instant cure for the blahs you’ll want to see it again and again! Presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library. Reserved Seating: Adult: $20; Senior (Age 60+): $16; Youth (Age 17 & Younger): $16; HCC Faculty/Staff/Student: $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

24, 25  Fall Harvest and Craft Festival

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm.  Free hay rides, apple bobbing, cider pressing, and apple butter making.  Crafters and entertainers feature Fall and family fun! $10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

25  Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, 1-1:45pm. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland's famous family of Shakespearian actors including Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1pm and lasts about 45 minutes. $5 cash for those age 13 and older. 443.619.0008 • SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.comhttp://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

25  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

25  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

25  Ben Franklin Speaks

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Visit with interpreter David Fisher as he portrays Ben Franklin in the days of the signing of the US Constitution. Adults $5, Students & Seniors $3, Children under 4 are Free. 410.838.7691

25  Anything Goes

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 2pm. Presented by Phoenix Festival Theater. Directed by James Hunnicutt. This classic musical is de-lightful, de-licious, and absolutely de-lovely! The show’s frothy screwball plot set on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship was devised by P. G. Wodehouse and its vintage Cole Porter songs include You’re the Top, I Get a Kick out of You, De-lovely and Let’s Misbehave, among many others. This show is such an instant cure for the blahs you’ll want to see it again and again! Presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library. Reserved Seating: Adult: $20; Senior (Age 60+): $16; Youth (Age 17 & Younger): $16; HCC Faculty/Staff/Student: $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

26  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

27  Lecture and Discussion: Common Plants Around Springhouses

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12:30-1:30pm. No admission fee, but seating is limited. 443.412.2539 • haysheighe@harford.edu

29  Edgewood Farmers Market

Intersection of Paul Martin Drive and Pulaski Highway behind Walgreens. 3-6pm.

29  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

30-10/2  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

October

1  What’s In Your Attic? 3rd Annual Antique & Collectibles Appraisal Fair

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County. $. 410.838.7691

1  Darlington Apple Festival 2016

Village of Darlington, 10am-5pm. Festival includes an outdoor stage with all day entertainment, hundreds of country crafters, a fall harvest of mums, pumpkins and of course apples! Children's area with games and kids can stuff their own scarecrows. FREE.

1  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.comwww.edenmill.org

1  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

2  Rosh Hashana Begins at Sundown – Happy New Year 5777, Harford County!

2  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

3  Holiday - Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

4  Lecture and Discussion: Springhouses of Harford County

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12:30-2pm. No admission fee, seating is limited. 443.412.2539 • haysheighe@harford.edu

4  Who’s Smarter than a 5th Grader

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

4-6  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.net • www.harfordhistory.org

6  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Our October 27th story time will be a “Not So Spooky” story time!  Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

6  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

6  Book Sales

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air. 5-7:30pm. Paperback, hardback and children’s books. Members Only Night. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.638.3151

6  Blue Jeans and Bow Tie Community Ball

Ripken Stadium (Club Level), 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen, 6-10pm. The Homecoming Project, a Bel Air nonprofit that assists women recovering from alcohol and substance abuse, celebrates its 10th anniversary with its Blue Jeans and Bow Tie Community Ball. Blue Jeans and Bow Tie features interactive sports activities, a chance auction, plant and money wheels, music and dancing plus heavy d'oeuvres, food stations and more. The evening will also feature video testimonials from current program participants and graduates who will explain the impact The Homecoming Project has had on their lives. Tickets cost $100 per person and may be purchased at 410.399.2904 • www.homecomingrecovery.org

7  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

7  Restorations Trade Expo

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 10am -2pm. www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house" target="_blank">www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house

7  Final First Friday of 2016!

Main Street Tower Parking Lot from 5-8pm. Harford County’s best block party is Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s First Fridays with local live music, beer and wine, food vendors, and more! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for up to the minute information on all of our great events! Check out our Facebook page for a list of scheduled bands or visit www.downtownbelair.com

7  Havre de Grace First Friday

Downtown Havre de Grace. 5-9pm. With Washington, St. John and Franklin streets closed to traffic, and market stalls lining the street, special events, and musicians, our stores stay open late allowing you to enjoy our City, meet friends, and enjoy our cafes and restaurants. www.explorehavredegrace.com

7-8  Book Sales

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue. 10am-4:30pm. Paperback, hardback and children’s books. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.638.3151

7-9  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

8  Historical Society’s Annual Bus Trip

TBA. 410.838.7691

8  Turkey Point by Moon Light

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road North East.  8-9pm. Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night by hiking approximately two miles round-trip, by the light of the moon, to the Turkey Point Lighthouse. Learn more about the earth’s “natural satellite” along the way. Parking is limited; reservations required! $3 per person or $10 for a family of four. Contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

8  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

8  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

8, 9  Karmafest Unplugged

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 10am-6pm. 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. Participants can camp out at Susquehanna State Park and stay the weekend by making their own reservations through the State Park website. $15 or Two-Day pass for $25. 410.939.2299 • www.steppingstonemuseum.org

9  The Belle Aire Market

Armory Marketplace (behind Bel Air Armory), 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-3pm. Presented by The Bel Air Downtown Alliance and sponsored by The Painted Mill. Seasonal open air market featuring antiques and finely crafted artisan items. Antique/vintage: housewares, furniture, industrial materials, linens, clothing, jewelry, and home décor; handmade: artwork, jewelry, clothing, outerwear, stationary, bath products, decorations, candles, lawn art, baby clothes, and much more. Experience The Belle Aire Market and then continue down Main & Bond Street to explore the shops, boutiques and restaurants that Downtown Bel Air has to offer. Pets are welcome! Entrances located off Lee St & Armory Park off Main St. 443.823.1797 • thebelleairmarket@gmail.comhttp://belairmaryland.org/events-2/belle-aire-market/

9  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

9  Book Sales

Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Paperback, hardback and children’s books. $5 Per Bag Day. Sponsored by Friends of the Bel Air Library. 410.638.3151

9  Children’s Colonial Games Day

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. An afternoon of games and activities for the whole family. Board games, and weather permitting, outdoor activities enjoyed by our forefathers. Adults $5, Students & Seniors $3, Children under 4 are Free. 410.838.7691

10-15  Center for the Arts hosts the Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival

Various Painting Locations throughout Harford County. 10/10-10/14; Juried Exhibition, Public Art Sale and Reception – 10/15 – Location and time to be determined. The Center for the Arts is hosting its second annual Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival to attract regional and local plein air artists to paint Harford's unique historical sites, farms, outdoor landscapes, cityscapes, and waterfront to submit for a juried art exhibition and public sale on Saturday, October 15th. A portion of the art sales will benefit the Center for the Arts. 443.567.5216 • apugh@harfordcfa.orgwww.harfordcfa.org

11  Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

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

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

11  HCPS College and Career Fair

Harford Community College, APGFCU Arena, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6-8:30pm. Students and their parents are invited to attend the annual HCPS College & Career Fair. Visit with representatives from more than 120 colleges, universities, trade schools and the Armed Forces. You will also have the opportunity to speak with local businesses about career opportunities in technical, business and STEM fields. In addition, there will be a NCAA/NJCAA Student-Athlete Eligibility Seminar for student athletes. The fair modernizes college admissions, making the process easier and more cost-effective by bringing students, parents, counselors and colleges together at one location. Visit with representatives from more than 120 colleges, universities, trade schools and the Armed Forces. Speak with local businesses about careers in technical, business and STEM occupations. Student Athletes won’t want to miss the NCAA/NJCAA Student-Athlete Eligibility Seminar. Don’t know how to pay for college?  Attend the Financial Aid Seminar for more information! Chat with students and alumni from various colleges. Get answers to questions in real time. For more information, contact your school counseling office. 6:15-7pm - Financial Aid Seminar; 7:15-7:45pm – Student-Athlete Eligibility Seminar. FREE. Laura.Wade@hcps.org

12  Holiday - Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

13  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Our October 27th story time will be a “Not So Spooky” story time!  Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

13  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 5:45pm and 8:15pm. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

13-15  Town of Bel Air Film Festival

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. Exciting films and special guests. Thursday through Saturday. $5 per film includes popcorn and a drink. A $10 All Access Pass is also available. Children under 10 free. 410.838.0584 • www.townofbelairfilmfestival.com

14  HdG Chamber of Commerce Bull & Oyster Roast

Havre de Grace Community Center, 100 Lagaret Lane, Havre de Grace. 6-11pm. Gourmet Bull & Oyster Roast. DJ, Games, Door Prizes, Auctions, 50/50. $50. 410.939.3303 • www.hdgchamber.com

14  An Evening of Jazz

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

14-15  Valley of the Haunted Trail

Camp Hidden Valley, 4722 Mellow Road, White Hall, 6:30-10:30pm. Do you dare enter the trail? Find out what's looming in the deep, dark forest at Camp Hidden Valley. This is fear like you've never experienced. Not for the faint of heart. $15-$20. 410.272.0010 • www.valleyofthehaunted.com

14-16  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

15  Harford County Out of the Darkness Walk

Ma and Pa Trail, Williams Street entrance, Bel Air. 8-11am. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is at the forefront of research, education and prevention initiatives designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. With more than 38,000 lives lost each year in the U.S. and over one million worldwide, the importance of AFSP's mission has never been greater, nor our work more urgent. By raising awareness we can help others, let's reach out, and voice together that it's okay to say that we need help. FREE. 443.655.1153 • harfordoutofthedarknesswalk@gmail.comhttp://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID

15  Family Canoe Trips

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville. 9am and 11:15am. Ages 6 years and older. Join us for a guided hike, but on the water in a canoe! This program is designed to acquaint participants with the natural surroundings of Deer Creek. Exploration of the environment is enhanced by the use of canoes to travel along the creek. The emphasis, during these relaxed excursions, is on environmental education and interpretation, provided by the naturalist who accompanies the group. Pre-registration is required. $5/member or $8/non-member. 410.836.3050 • edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com • www.edenmill.org

15  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

15  Beginnings: The Music of the Band Chicago

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

16  Hawk Watch

Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East. 10am-12pm. Look high in the sky at Turkey Point and you will see migrating hawks and falcons. Join volunteers from Turkey Point Hawk Watch and Cecil Birding Club (and animals from the Scales & Tales program) to learn how to identify these birds of prey by color, shape, size, and silhouette. Meet at the Turkey Point Lighthouse parking lot. Donations welcomed. For more information, contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410.287.5333 • www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

16  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

16  2nd Annual Oktoberfest

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 2-7pm. Bring the whole family for this family festive event! Enjoy German beer and wine while listening to a Bavarian band and watching the Bavarian dance group of the Delaware Saengerbund. They will be performing in the colorful “Tracht” – the traditional costume patterned after the distinctive style of Miesbach in Bavaria. Parking available along our store fronts - shop our sidewalk sales and specials from our Downtown Merchants. Additional merchandise vendors in the park - start your Christmas shopping early! 410.939.2100

29  8th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and Kids Trick or Treat Walk

Harford Community College, Susquehanna Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, Registration 8-8:45am. Race begins at 9am. Presented by the Kent Schwab Allstate Agency. Jamie Costello, an anchor at ABC2, will serve as master of ceremonies. New this year will be a kids trick or treat walk for children ages 10 and younger beginning at 8am. It will be held in the popular children's area that features activities such as bounce houses, costumed characters, balloon art, face painting, a costume contest for the kids and more. The walk for children takes place before the 5K so that parents can participate in both events. Each pre-registered 5K participant will receive a T-shirt and refreshments after the race. Awards will be presented based on age groups and final times. Registration fee for the 5K race is $25 per person in advance (by noon on October 27) and $30 on race day. $15 per person for those under age 18 and accompanied by a registered adult. Children 10 and under are free of charge but must be registered to participate in the Halloween events. Participants may pre-register by visiting www.harford.edu/heather. 443.412.2449 • trclarke@harford.edu

19  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. 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. FREE. 410.838.2020

20  Rocking Chair Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Our October 27th story time will be a “Not So Spooky” story time!  Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

20  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St., Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. October Topic: Letting Go When It's Hard. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

20-23  Harriet’s Happiest Halloween

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 10/20 – 7pm; 10/21 – 5pm and 8pm; 10/22 – 5pm and 8pm; 10/23 – 1pm and 4pm. Harriet’s back on her quest to find the perfect Halloween costume!  There is sure to be tons of Halloween fun in this energetic show guaranteed to have you dancing in your seat!   Slip on your favorite Halloween costume and join her…..if you dare!  Admission $10 - $16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

21  MSEA Convention – Harford County Public Schools Closed

21  Steppingstein – A Refined Oktoberfest Celebration

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Enjoy authentic German food, wine, and beer!  Dance the night away to German polkas and waltzes.  A fundraiser to support Steppingstone’s educational programs. $50. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

21  Switchfoot & Relient K Looking for America Tour

APG Federal Credit Union Arena, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. Information and tickets available at www.951shinefm.com

21-22  Valley of the Haunted Trail

Camp Hidden Valley, 4722 Mellow Road, White Hall, 6:30-10:30pm. Do you dare enter the trail? Find out what's looming in the deep, dark forest at Camp Hidden Valley. This is fear like you've never experienced. Not for the faint of heart. $15-$20. 410.272.0010 • www.valleyofthehaunted.com

21-23  Pictures at an Exhibition

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

21-23  HallowRead Book Convention

Havre de Grace, at different venues throughout the town including the new library. 11am-10pm. Non-profit book convention bringing authors and readers together to celebrate a passion for the literary arts. HallowRead focuses on genre fiction and is themed around the Halloween season. Featuring local authors from Harford County and other locales in Maryland, as well as around the country there is something to see and do for everyone! All proceeds to benefit the library, LASOS and the Opera House foundation. $15-$65. hallowread13@gmail.comwww.hallowread.com

22  Holly’s Hope 5K Run

Registration opens Aug. 15. Holly's Hope 5K and 1 Mile Walk was organized in 2014 by Bel Air resident Ethan Brito as a way to honor his Aunt Holly who is a survivor of abuse. Ethan also wanted to make the community and other area victims of abuse aware of the services provided by SARC so they would know there is a local resource to help them escape their abusive situations. www.sarc-maryland.org

22  Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. $10 per car. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

22  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

22  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

22  Haunted Lock House

The Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street, Havre de Grace. 7-9pm. Visit the Lock House at night for a haunted house full of tricks and treats! 410.939.5780 • www.thelockhousemuseum.org

23  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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  Impressions of Harford and Beyond

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Five women who are artists and friends tell their story of experiences, travels and paintings. Sponsored by the Harford Artists Association: Barbara Love, Robin Capecci, Sandra Norris, Barbara Kirchner and Alexandra Kopp. 410.879.4424

23  Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

24  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

27  Rocking Chair Story Time – Not So Spooky Story Time

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 9:30-10:30am. In partnership with the Harford County Public Library. Depending on the weather, we may be reading on the patio or fireside in the Manor. Each Thursday, local officials and celebrities will read exciting stories to children 5 and under. Children and parents will have a chance to meet local leaders as we celebrate our community!  A simple craft will be provided for children to take with them and enjoy at home. Costumes are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free! Registration is required. Please visit www.rockfieldmanor.com/events for more information or call 410.638.4565.

27  National Geographic Live Speaker Series

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Exploring the Red Planet with Kobie Boykins, NASA Engineer. Take a front seat in the exploration of Mars with Kobie Boykins, a dynamic young engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Having helped design the Mars rovers Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity, NASA engineer Kobie Boykins reveals what these robots are telling us about the existence of life on the red planet. Speaker Series Sponsors: Harford County Public Library, Harford Community College; Student Services Reception Sponsor: Towson University. Admission $15 - $40. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

28  Family Flicks: Ghostbusters (2016)

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

28-29  Valley of the Haunted Trail

Camp Hidden Valley, 4722 Mellow Road, White Hall, 6:30-10:30pm. Do you dare enter the trail? Find out what's looming in the deep, dark forest at Camp Hidden Valley. This is fear like you've never experienced. Not for the faint of heart. $15-$20. 410.272.0010 • www.valleyofthehaunted.com

28-30  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

29  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

29  Tales and Treats – A Historic Halloween

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Meet some characters from your imagination at HdG museums for Halloween.  Steppingstone will feature ghost stories in the barn, a campfire with s’mores, and fabulous stargazing! $3. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

29  Fall Fling Big Band Dance

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 7-10pm. A fun evening of big band dancing. Live big band dance music by the Bel Air Community Band Jazz Ensemble. Food, beer and wine will be available for sale. Halloween costumes welcome, but not necessary. Free Admission. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, the Harford County Cultural Arts Board and the MD State Arts Council. 410.638.5323

29  Dave Gunning in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Highly acclaimed singer-songwriter from Nova Scotia who has been compared to Gordon Lightfoot, Bruce Cockburn and Stan Rogers. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

30  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

30  Tales and Treats

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. 6-9pm. Meet Steppingstone's historic haunts and ghosts at our family-friendly Halloween event! Hear stories and songs from the beyond, take a lantern-lit walk around our grounds, then join us at the bonfire for s'mores and hot cider. Check back soon for more information about this joint event weekend with Havre de Grace museums and historic sites. Admission by donation. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

November

1-3  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

4  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

4  The Capitol Steps

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Purchase tickets online at www.tickets.harford.edu

4  An Evening of Jazz

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

4, 5  A Flea in Her Ear

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

4-6  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

5  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

5  Archer Lecture & Tea

The Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 2-4pm. Speaker to be announced. $. 410.838.7691

6  Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set Your Clocks BACK One Hour

6  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

6  A Flea in Her Ear

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

7  Harford County Public Schools Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students

8  Election Day – Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

8  Harford County Dept. of Community Services’ Human Relations Commission

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

10  Lecture and Discussion - Historical Buildings: Preserve, Restore or Adaptively Re-Use

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12:30-2pm. No admission fee, seating is limited. 443.412.2539 • haysheighe@harford.edu

10  Lecture and Discussion - Historical Buildings: Preserve, Restore or Adaptively Re-Use

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6:30-8pm. No admission fee, seating is limited. 443.412.2539 • haysheighe@harford.edu

11, 12  A Flea in Her Ear

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

11-13  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

12  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

12  North Park Trail Walk

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo St, Havre de Grace, 10-11:30am. This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Meet at the Lock House. FREE. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

13  Singerly Fire Company Annual Craft Show

300 Newark Avenue, Elkton. 9am-3pm. FREE admission. $20 per 30” x 96” table and $5 for electric if needed. Manufactured, imported or flea market material will not be accepted. Proceeds Benefit: Singerly Fire Company. For more information, contact: Tracy Streets 410.398.2078 x 257 • www.singerly.com

13  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

13  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

13  The Art of Hearth Cooking

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. Experience the sounds and aromas of seasonal foods prepared at the hearth by Pam Williams, an 18th century culinary expert and history interpreter. Adults $5, Students & Seniors $3, Children under 4 are Free. 410.838.7691

13  A Flea in Her Ear

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 3pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

15  Beginnings – The Music of the Band Chicago

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Beginnings plays the music of one of the greatest American rock bands of all time – Chicago. Admission. $20 - $40. 443.412.2211

16  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. 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. FREE. 410.838.2020

16  The Grapes of Wrath

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

17  Lecture and Discussion: From Prospect Hill Farm to Harford Community College

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12:30-2pm. www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house

17  Lecture and Discussion: From Prospect Hill Farm to Harford Community College

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6:30-8pm. www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house

17  Kaleidoscope of Cultures

Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 6pm. Celebrating International Education Week, this event features outstanding performances by culturally diverse artists with free, interactive workshops led by performers. Proceeds benefit the HCC Foundation's Scholarship for International Students. More information on the performers will be posted closer to the event. General Seating: Adult: $3; Youth (Age 17 & Younger): FREE (ticket required). For more information, contact Dr. Stephanie Hallock at 443.412.2262.

17  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro, 467 Franklin St. Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm.  November Topic: Simple Gifts. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

18-20  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

19  Havre de Grace Farmers Market

Hutchins Park, Congress Avenue. 9am-12pm. Flowers, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Oils, Natural Soap, and Breakfast Sandwiches. The Havre Grace Farmer’s market comes alive every Saturday through November, with the BEST of Harford and Cecil County agricultural products. Farmer’s markets are a key part of sustainable farming practices. They make it possible for smaller farms to sell directly to consumers while also encouraging both organic and specialty farming. As a result, our dinner tables end up with both healthier and more interesting foods. Not only can you buy fresher, more nutritious, and better tasting food, you support our local agriculture community. 410.939.2100

19  The Underwater Bubble Show

Harford Community College, Amoss Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

19  Friction Farm in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Contemporary folk artists Christine Stay & Aidan Quinn combine storytelling, social commentary and humor to create songs of everyday life, local heroes and quirky observations. From ballads to anthems each song is filled with harmony and hope. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

20  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

20  Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service

Lighthouse Mission of Havre de Grace, 105 Wilson Street. 3-5pm. Ecumenical Worship Service to give thanks to all God’s Blessings & Love. 410.939.2464 • hdgumc@verizon.net

21-23 Harford County Public Schools Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students

24  Happy Thanksgiving, Harford County!

24-25  Harford County Public Schools Thanksgiving Break – Schools and Offices Closed

25  CCA “Wine” Down Social

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 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.uchfoundation.org

25, 26  Victorian Holiday Faire and Market

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 11am-4pm. A Dicken’s Christmas comes to life with Carolers, hot treats and juried craft show for your Christmas shopping.  A great activity for all those Thanksgiving visitors! $10-$12. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

25-27  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

26  Small Business Saturday in Downtown Bel Air

Downtown Bel Air. Small Business Saturday gives you an opportunity to see all that downtown has to offer with special savings and incredible service at all of our downtown businesses including great food and drink and plenty to see and do. Check out our facebook page for more information. www.downtownbelair.com

26-27  CCA Festival of Trees

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 11/26 – 10am-6pm; 11/27 – 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.uchfoundation.org

27  Christmas Open House

Steppingstone Farm Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, 1-4pm. Tour the historic Farm House with traditional decorations, a roaring fire, treats, and live music.  Museum store open for your Christmas shopping. FREE. 410.939.2299 • director@steppingstonemuseum.comwww.steppingstonemuseum.org

27  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

27  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

28  Harford County Commission for Women

McFaul Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 5, Bel Air. 6:45pm. Open meeting to discuss resources for Harford County women in their endeavor for social, political and economic equality. FREE. 410.638.4739

December

1  Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Happy Hour

Rockfield Manor, 501 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. 6:30-9:30pm. Kick off the holidays with Rockfield Manor’s Christmas tree lighting and holly jolly happy hour!  Enjoy the Manor’s festive décor while sipping warm wassail, grazing on savory snacks and listening to Christmas Carols. $10 per person. For tickets and more information, 410.638.4565 • www.rockfieldmanor.com

2-4  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

2-4  The Nutcracker

Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 12/2 – 8pm; 12/3 – 1pm and 4pm; 12/4 – 1pm and 4pm. Ring in the holiday season with a holiday classic and take a magical journey with Clara to the Land of the Sweets. With magnificent scenery, gorgeous costumes, and exquisite dancing, it’s a holiday feast for young and old alike. Admission $10-16. 443.412.2211 • www.liveatharfordcc.com

3  Christmas in the Village: The Real Story of The Teddy Bear

Jerusalem Mill Village, 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville. 410.877.3560 • www.jerusalemmill.org

3  Authors & Artists Holiday Gift Sale

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 10am-3pm. This exciting event provides a unique opportunity to meet local authors and artists from many different genres, and to find perfect, one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list. FREE Admission. 410.638.5323

3  Cosy Sheridan in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Award-winning singer-songwriter who is frank, thought-provoking, feisty, sublimely and devilishly funny. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

3, 4  "Christmas at the Mansion"

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W Gordon Street, Bel Air. 12/3 – 10am-7pm; 12/4 – 10am-4pm. Come see the mansion in all her magnificent turn of the century splendor. Decorated rooms with trees, holiday arrangements and trains to fascinate the kids. Cookies and punch for all. Fresh greens and candle arrangements for table or mantle will be for sale to benefit the maintenance of the mansion. $10 adult admission.  Students $5. 410.879.4424 • info@liriodendron.comwww.liriodendron.com

3-4  Holiday Open House and Greens Sale

Hays House Museum, 324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm. The museum is richly arrayed in natural decorations for the holidays. A greens sale will be cosponsored by Hays House and the Country Garden Club of Harford County. On Sunday, music by the Catherine Street Consort. FREE. 410.838.7691

3-4  Holiday Open House & Sale

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

4  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

4  Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Downtown Bel Air. 2:30pm – Concert on Main Street in front of the Courthouse. 3:30pm – Parade (down Main Street to Lee Street to Shamrock Park); 4pm – Community bonfire and singalong in Shamrock Park, with free cookies and hot chocolate. 4:45pm – Tree lighting at Town Hall. Scheduled to appear: Stilt-walkers and acrobats; local high school marching bands; costumed characters and mascots; beauty queens; performance units; dancers, floats and musical groups and even some special equestrian guests, ending with The Living Christmas Tree and Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Event is weather permitting. In the case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled. Check our facebook page for more information. www.downtownbelair.com

6  Bel Air Community Chorus Presents: “There is a Faint Music”

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3pm. FREE winter concert. 443.910.2658

6-8  Historical Society of Harford County

143 N. Main Street, Bel Air. 9am-3pm. Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800’s newspapers. Lectures, programs and social events throughout the year. 410.838.7691 • directorhshc@verizon.netwww.harfordhistory.org

9  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

9  Holiday Open House at the Hays-Heighe House

Harford Community College, Hays-Heighe House, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 10am-2pm. www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house

9  An Evening of Jazz

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 8pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

9-11  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

9-11  Annual Christmas Open House at Ladew Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. 11am-4pm. Ladew Gardens celebrates "The Colors of Christmas" as local artists and Garden Clubs decorate the circa 1747 Manor House. The event also features an exceptional Greens Sale and seasonal music. The Ladew Cafe will be open for lunch. No reservations necessary. 410.557.9570 • www.ladewgardens.com

10  Holiday Boutique

Lock House, The Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street. 9am-5pm. Shop for handmade and holiday gifts in a historic setting. Fresh greens, gourmet baked goods, and more. A perfect setting for all your holiday shopping! 410.939.2464 • hdgumc@verizon.net

10  44th Annual Candlelight Tour

City Wide, Havre de Grace. 4-8pm. Take a tour of selected Havre de Grace historic homes and buildings.  Enjoy the candlelit streets and holiday entertainment. 410.939.5780 • www.thelockhousemuseum.org

11  Holiday Boutique

Lock House, The Susquehanna Museum, 817 Conesteo Street. 10am-5pm. Shop for handmade and holiday gifts in a historic setting. Fresh greens, gourmet baked goods, and more. A perfect setting for all your holiday shopping! 410.939.2464 • hdgumc@verizon.net

11  Historic Hays House

324 Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air. 1-4pm, 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

11  Scapes by Cindy Mehr

Liriodendron Gallery, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air. 1-4pm. This solo exhibit by Cindy Mehr features a series of oil paintings that are inspired by silly putty sculptures and scraps of realistic images, the combination of which evokes both the literal and the fanciful. The overall collage effect of these works is a reflection of digital age fragmentation and connectivity. 410.879.4424

11  Bel Air Community Band Concert

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street, Bel Air. 3pm. This 85 member concert band will perform quality popular seasonal music. It will please an audience of all ages. Sponsored by the Town of Bel Air. FREE Admission. www.belairmd.org

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

McFaul Senior Activity Center, 525 W. MacPhail Road, Room 4. 6:30pm. Open meeting to discuss events, public education of matters relating to the equality, equity and harmony of citizens of Harford County. FREE. 410.638.4739

14  HCC Music Students in Recital

Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. 7pm. www.tickets.harford.edu

15  Simple Living Discussion Group - Sappari Solutions

JoRetro 467 Franklin St. Havre de Grace, 7-8:30pm. December Topic: Building Traditions. You've read the books, blog posts, web sites. You KNOW what you need to do but putting those skills to action, being consistent? It just gets tricky. You could use the support, accountability, inspiration, and success that comes with working together. Please visit the website to register. $12. 443.904.5412 • info@sapparisolutions.comwww.sapparisolutions.com

15  Girls Night Out

Downtown Bel Air, 5-8pm. Grab your best girlfriends for a night of shopping, discounts, food and drink specials in downtown Bel Air. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook for up to the minute information. www.downtownbelair.com

16-18  Pictures at an Exhibition – Around the World

Harford Artists’ Gallery, 503 E. Churchville Road (located in the cottage next to Rockfield Manor), Bel Air. 10am-5pm. All works are created by local artists featuring paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry. 410.420.9499 • www.artinharford.org

17  Winter Concert

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1200 Churchville Road, Bel Air. 7:30pm. Celebrate the holidays as Dr. Spencer conducts the Harford Choral Society in selected movements from Handel’s Messiah, and other seasonal classics with a professional and featured vocal soloists. $25 adult, $20 senior, $10 student, under 12 free. Prices discounted for online and pre-concert purchase. 410.734.7974

18  Merry Tuba Christmas

Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. Registration 2pm; Rehearsal 2:30-4pm; Doors open at 4:30pm; Performance 5-6pm. This year will be the 10th annual Merry Tuba Christmas. Come and bring your tubas, euphoniums and baritone horns to make this event even bigger. Bring a music stand, dress festively and decorate your instrument. Registration Fee $5; Music Cost $15 (unless you have music from a previous Tuba Christmas event). No admission fee for the audience. 410.391.7832

21  Harford County Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle Networking

108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. 8-9am. 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. FREE. 410.838.2020

22  Harford County Public Schools Winter Break – 2-hour Early Dismissal for All Students

23-26  Harford County Public Schools Winter Break – Schools and Offices Closed

25  Merry Christmas, Harford County!

25-1/1  Happy Chanukah, Harford County!

27-29  Harford County Public Schools Winter Break – Schools Closed

30  Harford County Public Schools Winter Break – Schools and Offices Closed

2017

January

2  Harford County Public Schools Winter Break – Schools and Offices Closed

6  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

14  Allison Shapira & Kipyn Martin in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. These acclaimed folk artists will be performing their Joan & Joni tribute this evening. Amazing guitarists and vocalists! Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

16  Holiday - Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

February

3  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

11  Tim Grimm in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. For the past 15 years, Grimm has blended his love for songwriting, travel, and the storytelling of acting (theatre, film and television). His most recent recording, THE TURNING POINT, produced the #1 song on Folk radio in 2014 - KING OF THE FOLKSINGERS, tribute to Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Another song, THE LAKE, was used in the soundtrack for the 2015 movie, A Walk in The Woods. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

20  Holiday - Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

March

3  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

11  Rob Lytle in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Rob has been a finalist in the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk competition and has had multiple juried showcase appearances at the Northeast, Southeast, and Southwest Folk Alliance Conferences.  His latest CD, a hypocrite of heart and hope, is soon to be released worldwide. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

31  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

April

8  Heather Pierson Trio in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Folk, Americana, Blues, New Orleans Jazz with piano, guitar, stand-up bass, cornet, dobro, fiddle, tenor banjo, mandolin and amazing three-part harmony. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

12-13  Harford County Public Schools Professional Development – Schools Closed for Students

14  Holiday/Spring Break – Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

17  Spring Break – Harford County Public Schools Closed

28  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

May

13  MSG Acoustic Blues Trio in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Jackie Merritt (harmonica and bones), Miles Spicer (guitar) and Resa Gibbs (lead vocals and percussion) perform traditional Piedmont blues. They can raise the roof with some old-fashioned house party tunes, make you laugh with their witty originals and then make you weep with blues ballads! Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

26  Harford County Public Schools Elementary 3-hour Early Dismissal

29  Holiday - Harford County Public Schools and Offices Closed

June

10  Gathering Time & Mara Levine in Concert

Deer Creek Coffeehouse, 1022 Main St., Darlington. 7:30pm. Mara shares shows on a regular basis with the Long Island, NY based folk harmony trio Gathering Time.  When they split the bill, Gathering Time supports Mara on her sets- faithfully reproducing the intricate harmony arrangements of her recordings in stunning detail. Both artists have had #1 CD's on the Folk-DJ charts. Gathering Time is often compared to a high energy Peter, Paul and Mary or a co-ed Crosby, Stills & Nash. Suggested Donation: $10. 443.877.7125 • deercreekch@zoominternet.netwww.facebook.com/DeerCreekCoffeeHouse

14  Harford County Public Schools Scheduled Last Day of School for Pre-K Students

16  Harford County Public Schools Scheduled Last Day of School for K-11 Students

(If all inclement weather make up days are used.)