Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Sept. 23-25)


Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the Harford County Wine Festival at Rockfield Manor, the St. Margaret Elementary School Fall Festival & Yard Sale and the Shoreline Clean at the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center.

Thursday, Sept. 22

Edgewood Farmer’s Market, Sept. 22

The Edgewood Farmer’s Market will be open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Thursday through October 20 at the Edgewood MARC Train Station, 2122 Old Edgewood Road. For more information about the Edgewood Farmer’s Market, call (443) 250-5443.

Barrage concert at Patterson Mill High School, Sept. 22

Don’t miss your last chance to see the world famous string group, Barrage, perform September 22, 2011, at Patterson Mill High School at 7:00 p.m. It will be a two-hour concert. Select students from Fallston High School and Patterson Mill High school will have the opportunity to perform a selection with Barrage. Tickets will be pre-sold for $15 general admission. Please contact Shane Jensen for tickets or questions at 410-638-4640 or

 Winter Vera Bradley Launch at The Pink Silhouette, Sept. 22

The Pink Silhouette, 20 E. Lee St. in Bel Air, is donating 5% of its Sept. 22 sales to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. First 20 customers for the for the Winter Vera Bradley Launch receive a free gift. A portion of Chamilia bead sales will also go toward the fight against breast cancer. For more information, visit their Facebook page:

Friday, Sept. 23

Saint Margaret Parish Fall Festival & Yard Sale, Sept. 23-25

Saint Margaret Parish Fall Festival & Yard Sale September 23 – 25. Rides, Games, Food, Yard Sale Indoor/Outdoor Fod and Activities. Hours are: Friday, 4:30 – 10:30 pm; Saturday, Noon – 10:00 pm; Sunday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Saint Margaret Parish is at 141 North Hickory Avenue in Bel Air.

John Archer PTA Bingo, Sept. 23

John Archer PTA is sponsoring a Bingo tomorrow night 9/23 with Longaberger and Vera Bradley prizes at the Aberdeen fire hall. Doors open at 6; early bird game at 6:45; regular games at 7. Tickets are $12 with extras $5. Bring a non-perishable food item (supports local food drive) for an extra prize chance.

Saturday, Sept. 24

National Man Expo at Ripken Stadium, Sept. 24 & Sept. 25

Bel Air’s True Housewives will have a booth at the National Man Expo along with ShutterBooth Maryland. The National Man Expo hours are a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. Giveaways, LIVE Music (5 Bands), Celebrity Appearances, Arm Wrestling Competition, Gadgets, Man Cave Stuff, Power Tools, Boats, Trucks, Cars, Motorcycles, Bikini Contest, Gladiator Pits, Eating Contest, Paintball, MMA Sparring, Nascar Tire Changing Challenge. For more information, visit

Harford County Wine Festival, Sept. 24

6th Annual Wines Around the World festival Saturday, September 24, 2011, noon to 7:00pm at Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air. Unlimited Wine Samples, Live Music by THE AMISH OUTLAWS. Huge discounts from our exclusive wine retailer: Bel Air Liquors. Food Vendors and Crafters. VIP area sponsored by Pairings Bistro. Charge: $20 in advance $25 at the gate / VIP: $50 per person or $90 per couple. For more information, visit

Rabies Clinic, Sept. 24

4 Paws Spa and Training Center is hosting the Harford County Department of Health’s Rabies Clinic Sat. Sept. 24   1pm-4pm. $5.00 per vaccine. The event will be held at 121-A Industry Lane, Suite 1 in Forest Hill. For more information, call (410) 420-2311

Musical production of “Experiencing God,” Sept. 24

Musical production of “Experiencing God” at 6:00 PM at Oak Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, September 24, 2011. For more information, visit:

Shoreline Clean at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Sept. 24

Collect trash along our shoreline that has washed up. Learn to classify the items based on the time it will take for them to disintegrate. From noon to 1:30 p.m. Reservations required. Call 410-612-1688 or 410-879-2000, Ext. 1688. For more information, visit

Yard sales, Sept. 24

  • Neighborhood Development Yard Sale …. Fox Chase Development (near Route 543 & Amyclae). Blue Bird Ct Wes & East, Wildflower, Royal Meadow and Amyclae. Saturday, September 24, 2011. 7:30 – Noon, Saturday, Sept. 24  CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN. TO BE RESCHEDULED
  • Yard sale at 1105 Conowingo Road in Bel Air
  • Multi Family Yard Sale on Turret Road. Tollgate Road to Camelot to Turret Road. Saturday 8am to 1pm
  • Spenceola farms yard sale on sat from 7 am to at least 12pm
  • Community Yard Sale – Grafton Ridge in Forest Hill, Saturday 9/24 from 7 am – 12pm (off Grafton Shop Rd.)
  • Yard sale 209 bucket post ct in bel air to benefit our adopt fund….set up up under a canopy and in the garage now

Sunday, Sept. 25

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

Charity Photowalk, Sept. 25

Bel Air photographer Jen Snyder’s company Lux Amoris is hosting a charity photowalk in Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood to benefit the House of Ruth on Sept. 25. Here are the details:

Joppa-Magnolia Vol. Fire Company Annual Fire Prevention Open House, Sept. 25

Joppa-Magnolia Vol. Fire Company is to hold its Annual Fire Prevention Open House on Sunday, Sept 25, from noon to 4 pm, at Our Main Fire House, 1403 Old Mountain Road South In Joppa Maryland. The event is to include Sparky The Fire Dog, Smokey The Bear, Hector The Clown, a large inflatable slide , face painting, Harford County Government, Harford County Action Agency, Harford County Community Police, Sheriff’s Department, County Executive David Craig, Councilman Dion Guthrie, Smoke Trailer, Information On Our Cadet Program, Car Burning Demonstration, And Much Much More

Twirltastix Open House, Sept. 25

Twirltastix baton twirling, dance and fitness program is hosting an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Eastern Elite Training Center at 2245 Comowingo Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015 . Please plan to attend!  Note – we will also be offering a couple of fitness classes and Adult Dance!  Class Schedule and Registration forms can be found on the website, Dance and baton classes start Monday, Sept. 26 and some classes will be offered at St. Margaret’s.

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Zumba with John in Bel Air on Tuesday Nights

Zumba with John in Bel Air on Tuesday Nights nights at 7:30 p.m. at Eastern Elite, 2245 Conowingo Rd. Suite 201-204. Here is a link on Facebook!/event.php?eid=229815087067476 Come and burn lots of calories with John. Get an exhilarating workout with a Latin rhythm twist, you’ll be coming back for more!. Bring a towel and lots of water. Ditch the workout, JOIN THE PARTY!!! –

Grand opening of Southampton’s Ben Carson Reading Room, Sept. 28

Southamption Middle School will celebrate the grand opening of its Ben Carson Reading Room on September 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m.

Annual Sustainable School Construction Workshop, Sept. 29

HCPS, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, will host the Annual Sustainable School Construction Workshop on Thursday, September 29, 2011, at Joppatowne High School. The workshop begins at 8:00 a.m. and will feature live demonstrations, exhibits/vendors and light refreshments. For more information on the workshop, including the agenda and how to register, click here:

C. Milton Wright PTSO Bingo Bonanza, Sept. 30

Tickets are on sale now for C. Milton Wright PTSO Bingo Bonanza, Sept. 30. Advance tickets are $10. Tickets at the door are $12. For advance tickets, contact Doors open 6 p.m. Calling begins at 7 p.m. in the C. Milton Wright cafeteria, 1301 North Fountain Green Road.

Party in Pink Master Zumba class to benefit breast cancer research, Sept. 30

Party In Pink with Z.E.S Erick Santana Friday, September 30 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Bel Air Athletic Club, 658 Boulton Street, Bel Air. Join us as Zumba Fitness teams up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and community!!! You don’t want to miss Master Trainer Erick Santana for a night full of energy, fun, and ZUMBA!!! Registration begins at 6:00pm. Master class 6:30-8:30pm. Event Price: $20. All donations welcome, Master class $20 to attend. Register:

Jerusalem Mill Village Colonial Craftsmen Weekend, Oct. 8 & 9

Jerusalem Mill Village Colonial Craftsmen Weekend coming up Oct. 8 & 9

Education After High School College Fair, Oct. 11

HCPS presents the Education After High School College Fair, to be held Tuesday, October 11, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edgewood High School. Area parents and students in all grade levels are invited to attend and meet representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities. Parking for parents and students will be available at Edgewood High, Edgewood Middle and Deerfield Elementary schools. For more information, please contact Laura Wade at

13th Annual CPWN Fashion Show at the Richlin Ballroom, Oct. 11

On Tuesday, October 11 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m., the Chesapeake Professional Women’s Network will host its signature fundraising event, the 13th Annual CPWN Fashion Show at the Richlin Ballroom. Tickets are $45 for members, $55 for guests and $450 for a table. For more information, visit

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

5th Annual Harford Fall Festival, Oct. 15

5th Annual Harford Fall Festival, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Rd., Bel Air. This annual event is an old-fashioned country fair; a very family-oriented, budget-friendly community event! There are many games and attractions, a car show, pony and hay rides, crafts and vendors, scrumptious food booth and a variety of incredible musical talents on 3 stages! It’s a fundraiser to help our neighbors in need in Harford County including Harford Family House (homeless shelter), Welcome One (homeless shelter), Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Mason Dixon Community Services, Extreme Family Outreach and Harford Community Action Agency Emergency Food Pantry.

Longaberger/Vera Bradley/Pandora BINGO Boy Scout Troop 564 Fundraiser, Oct. 22

Fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 564 Saturday October 22, 2011, St Margaret Elementary School, 141 N Hickory Ave, Bel Air MD 21014. Doors open at 6:00pm. $15 dollar donation for tickets. Contact Mark Tabler 410.836.0152 for tickets.

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….. The festivities will begin on Thursday, November 10, 2011, 5 PM to 8 PM with a wine and cheese reception at the Armory. The major celebration will begin at 10 AM on Friday, November 11, 2011 in front of the Armory. A parade featuring a military band and Color Guard detachments from numerous organizations, as well as the National Guard will initiate the ceremony which will include music, speakers, a reading of “In Flanders Fields” and a National Guard fly over ceremony. Tickets are available through the Historical Society, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air, MD. The exhibits will reopen for the general public between 2 PM and 5 PM.

Harford County Humane Society’s Walk & Wag-a-Thon and Pet Fair, Nov. 5

Don’t miss our Walk & Wag-a-Thon and Pet Fair Sat., November 5th from 8:30am – 1pm at the Harford County Equestrian Center, 703 N. Tollgate Rd., Bel Air. Click here for more information:

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