Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Dec. 20-23)

Courtesy of Tome Memorial United Methodist Church's Facebook page

Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include Christmas shopping, of course, and just a few other events. If there is something you’d like me to add to this list, just let me know in the comments below or at Thanks!

Saturday, Dec. 22

Tome Memorial UMC Community Christmas Gathering, Dec. 22

Outdoor community Christmas Gathering hosted by Tome Memorial UMC at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 at 100 N. Main St. in Port Deposit. Santa to give out candy and Christmas caroling in the courtyard along with an interactive Nativity story. For more information, 410-658-6903 or 410-920-3192 or

Sunday, Dec. 23

Railroad Station Museum in Stewartstown, Dec. 23

The Railroad Station Museum in Stewartstown, Pa. is open 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. It’s decorated for the season and features a operating model train. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 717-654-7530. The station is at 21 W. Pennsylvania Ave.

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Christmas Masses at St. Mark’s,  Dec. 24 & 25

Christmas Masses at St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 2407 Laurel Brook Rd. in Fallston:

Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve Masses

4PM – Church and Center

6:15PM – Church

8:15PM – Church

Midnight Mass


Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day Masses

9AM – Church

11AM – Church

Sterling Caterers  annual Surf & Turf New Years Eve Dinner & Dance, Dec. 31

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Sterling Caterers is hosting its annual Surf & Turf New Years Eve Dinner & Dance from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at Jarrettsville Gardens, 3825 Federal Hill Rd. in Jarrettsville. Tickets are $50 per person and $90 per couple for an evening of dining and dancing to the music of Premier Mobile DJs. The event is for people age 21 and older and features a full open bar and a champagne toast at midnight. For tickets call 410-557-6921. Click here to follow Sterling Caterers on Facebook:

SwingTime Ballroom’s New Year’s Eve White Party, Dec. 31

SwingTime Ballroom in Fallston is hosting a New Year’s Eve White Party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31. The ballroom will be transformed into a black light wonderland of color. Cost is $20 per person in advance or $25 at the door. Party favors, glow sticks, light fair and refreshments are included. For more information call 410-877-2633 or visit online at The studio is located in Fallston by the Harvest Fare at the junction of Belair and Mountain Roads (Rts 1 & 152).

Crohn’s & Colitis monthly support group meeting, Jan. 22

A support group for people dealing with Crohn’s & Colitis is forming. The group welcomes people who have the disease and their family and friends. The next meeting is scheduled 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Maryland Room at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive in Bel Air. The group plans to meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except during the months of December, March, June, July and August. For more information, contact Carin Dlin at

Harford County Executive David R. Craig to host public hearing on 2014 budget Jan. 28

The Office of the Harford County Executive announced a public hearing on the fiscal year 2014 budget is scheduled 6 p.m.  Monday, Jan. 28 in the Aberdeen High School auditorium. Here are the details:

Harford Business Roundtable for Education General Membership meeting, Jan. 29

Harford Business Roundtable for Education General Membership meeting is 7:30 am. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 29 at Maryland Golf and Country Club. Speakers include President of Harford Community College Dennis Golladay, Harford County Councilwoman Mary Ann Lisanti and Coordinator of Harford County Public Schools magnet programs Frank Mezzanote. To make a reservation for the free event, contact Betsy Campion at or 410-838-5480. For details, visit

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