Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (July 21-24)


Fun things to do around Bel Air this weekend include a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to support the Dunlap family Thursday, Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park Friday and two Harford County Farm Fair pre-game events on Sunday — a 5K run and a Farmers Market. The Farm Fair starts July 28.

Thursday, July 21

Edgewood Farmer’s Market, July 21

The Edgewood Farmer’s Market will be open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Thursday at the Edgewood MARC Train Station, 2122 Old Edgewood Road. For more information about the Edgewood Farmer’s Market, call (443) 250-5443.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Dunlap family, July 21

The Fallston Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser tomorrow night to help the family of Seth Dunlap, a local Marine, husband and father who was seriously injured in a June 10th dirt bike accident. The dinner is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the United Methodist Church of Fallston, 1509 Fallston Rd. The cost is $7 per adult and $4 per child or $20 per family.  There will be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. Please RSVP to or 410-800-6590. For details visit:

Downtown Bel Air Alliance’s Girls Night Out, July 21

Don’t forget…Girls Night Out is this Thursday, July 21st, 5pm-8pm in Downtown Bel Air. Our shops and boutiques are open late, visit our salons and spas, and enjoy great Happy Hours at our pubs and restaurants! PLUS, it’s Tiny Toes‘ 5th Anniversary Celebration ALL WEEK LONG!!!

Boom Theatre Co. production of BAREFOOT, July 21, 22 & 23

A dramatic comedy about a woman running from her marriage, a woman running from love, and how they help each other- BAREFOOT is the latest play written by award-winning filmmaker and playwright Lorraine Portman. This world-premiere production will be directed by Ryan Nicotra, Company Director of The BOOM Theatre Co. This production will run July 21, 22, 23, and August 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15 at the door, $12 if reserved by e-mailing one day prior to the performance. This play addresses mature topics, and may not be suitable for young audiences. Emmanuel Episcopal Church is located at 303 North Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014-3506.

Friday, July 22

Canceled due to excessive heat: Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park, July 22

July 22nd – Elf (Christmas in July)
August 5th – Back to the Future Part 3
August 19th – Toy Story 3 PLUS Fashion Show with Tiny ToesTiddlywinks, and Tiger Lily

Grab the kids & pack your blankets for great family friendly entertainment! The festivities begin at 7pm with entertainment provided by the Harford County Cultural Arts Commission. Movies begin at sundown. Tonight’s Movie:  Elf. Food & Refreshments Available. Fresh Popcorn Available For $1.00. BANV sponsor Tae Kwon Do Masters, which is signing kids up now for its after school program, will offer a martial arts demonstration before the movie tonight. Event starts at 7 p.m. Click here to follow Tae Kwon Do Masters on Facebook:

Salsa Night at the Main Street Tower, July 22

Bel Air gets a weekly Salsa Night at the Tower BelAir brought to you by SalsaNow. Come enjoy the music and dancing, terrific food and drink specials, make new friends while doing something healthy and fun. Salsa Night at the Tower – Friday lessons & dancing starting at 9 p.m. with $10 lessons at Main Street Tower, 29 S. Main St., Bel Air. For more information, visit

Concert in the Park, July 22

Faire Isle Celtic performing the Concert in the Park, 7:30 p.m. at Millard E. Tydings Park in Havre de Grace. Bring lawn chairs. Rain location is Havre de Grace Activity Center, 351 Lewis Lane.

Saturday, July 23

Kid/Baby Gear Swap! at Good Cause, July 23

On Saturday, July 23rd from 9-12 Good Cause will be hosting a Kid/Baby Gear Swap!  Everyone is welcome to attend and upon entering you will receive a certain amount of points to use to “purchase” items (for free).  Items will include: clothes, toys, baby equipment, etc.  If you would like to receive extra points drop off your kid/baby items on Thursday from 7-9PM or Friday 9-12AM. If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Bousa at Good Cause is at 616 Ontario St., Havre de Grace, (443) 502-0152,

Bel Air Farmer’s Market July 23

Bel Air Farmer’s Market Saturday market is 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Mary Risteau Courthouse at 2 S. Bond St. The Tuesday market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kelly Ball Field parking lot, 502 Boulton St., Bel Air. For more information and to see what’s in season, visit

Havre de Grace Farmer’s Market July 23

The Havre de Grace Farmer’s Market hours are 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday. The market is in downtown Havre de Grace on Pennington Avenue through October. For more information, all (443) 250-5443.

Free wine tasting at Savona in Bel Air, July 23

Savona, 2 North Main St., Bel Air,  has a free wine tasting from 12-3 every Saturday.

Sunday, July 24

Harford County Farm Fair 5K fundraiser, July 24

To help raise money to support the Harford County Farm Fair (July 28-31 at the Bel Air Equestrian Center), a 5K run will be held 8 a.m. Sunday, July 24 on the Ma and Pa Trail. To register and for more information, visit

First Annual Harford County Farm Fair Buy Local! Eat Local! Food Fiesta and Farmer’s Market, July 24

This kick-off Event will be held in the Main Pavilion at the Fairgrounds on SUNDAY JULY 24 from 3 pm to 7 pm. Harford County Restaurants, Caterers and Food Vendors are invited to participate and are CHALLENGED to offer at least ONE seasonal treat. We also welcome local Beer & Wine Producers to attend and sell their wares by the glass, by the bottle or by the case! We welcome retail sales of food items from Harford County Farmers Marketeers Produce * Fruit * Cheese * Meat * Ice Cream & more! There is NO FEE to participate and we want to feature Harford County vendors, only. Restaurant/Caterer Participants are responsible for their individual food service permit. Vendors set their own menu and pricing and there is no exclusivity. Bring as many or as few items as you choose to offer. We plan to feature live music, crafters are welcomed and there is no fee to the public to attend.

Coming next …

Harford County Farm Fair, July 28-31

The Harford County Farm Fair will be held July 28 – 31 at the Equestrian Center, 608 Tollgate Road in Bel Air. For more information,

Kiss A Pig Contest fundraiser, Aug. 6

Matt Pramschufer of E-Moxie Data Solutions biggest fundraiser for the Kiss A Pig contest  is the Battle of the Bands, 6pm – 10pm Saturday August 6th at the Edgewood Boys & Girls Club. Grand prize to the winning band is a 1997 Ford Econoline Van, perfect for hauling band equipment to gigs. Click here for details:

2011 MD State BBQ Bash, Aug. 12

2011 MD State BBQ Bash … Friday, August 12th, 4:00pm-10:00pm and Saturday, August 13th, 12:00pm-10:00pm … Award Winning BBQ … Beer & Wine Garden Featuring Coors Light, Yeungling, and (wait for it) NATTY BOH … Crafters and Exhibitiors … Live LOCAL Music … “Downtown Bel Air at The Bash” Featuring Many of Your Favorite LOCAL Shops, Boutiques, and Salons … “Arts at The Bash” … “Little Piggies Fun Zone” … MD State BBQ Championship with $12,500.00 Prize Purse … Tailgate Challenge … AND SO MUCH MORE!!!

Rally Day, Sept. 11 Begins New Year at Good Shepherd

Join us Rally Day Sunday, Sept. 11, when we begin a new church and Sunday school year at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1515 Emmorton Road, Bel Air! Services return to the 8 and 11 a.m. schedule, with Cross Walk contemporary services on the second and fifth Sundays of the month at 11 a.m., and a “bridge” service on the fourth Sunday of the month at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins a new year at 9:30 a.m. with classes for children age two (with a parent) through grade 12. Adult discussion and education opportunities are also available at 9:30 a.m., including information about our many ministries and programs. Coffee social between services. Professionally staffed child care is available during services for infants and little ones through age four in our Cribbery. For more information, call (410) 838-8081 or visit

NEMKC 3rd Annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day, Sept. 25

Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club 3rd Annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day on Sunday, September 25 · 12:00pm – 4:00pm at the Petsmart Abingdon parking lot, 412 Constant Friendship Blvd. Abingdon. Responsible Dog Ownership Day is a day for all responsible dog owners to come together and celebrate their dogs. There will be tons of activities, information, demonstrations, raffles, pictures, food, and drink. Come and enjoy the day! Well behaved pets are welcome! Admission is FREE! NEMKC is also running a Heart and Eye Clinic in conjunction with this event.​dog-own-2011.html

Elise’s Honor  fundraiser to support First Candle, Oct. 15

Kelly Tagliaferri, whose daughter was stillborn in 2009, is working to bring awareness of pregnancy loss with an October fundraiser to support First Candle – a national voluntary health organization uniting parents, caregivers, and researchers nationwide with government, business and community service groups to advance fetal and infant health and survival. The event called Elise’s Honor, in remembrance of Kelly’s daughter, is 5:30 to 8:30 Saturday, Oct. 15 at MacGregor’s Restaurant, 331 St. John St., Havre de Grace. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for children age 3-10 and free for children under 3. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Davey B from ProProductions DJ. The event includes food, drinks, dessert, cash bar, raffles and auctions. For tickets or more information, contact Kelly Tagliaferri at 410-452-8628 or

Harford Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 10 & 11

We will be celebrating Harford Veterans this Fall on November 10th and 11th a celebration is planned to recognize a strong tradition by inviting the public to participate in a two day event at the Bel Air Armory 39-41 N. Main Street in Bel Air…..

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