Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (June 27-30)



Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include The Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival at Susquehanna State Park June 29 & 30, the Darlington Independence Day and Celebration June 29 and the Union United Methodist Church Summer Festival in Aberdeen also on June 29.

Thursday, June 27

Free Adult Workout every Thursday, June 27

Free Adult Workout every Thursday at 7:30. Hosted by LeeBeeFitness, The Results Crew, and Kinetic Youth Academy. Located at 1809 Fashion Court Suite 103 Joppa, MD 21085. Workout to programs such as P90X, Insanity, Rev Abs, TurboFire, Hip Hop Abs, Les Mills Pump and Combat. A different workout each week. Workout in a group setting on a fully cushioned gymnastics floor. All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to attend. We have FUN ! We definitely SWEAT ! FREE FREE FREE. Comment or Like this post for details or directions.

Friday, June 28

Larry Brown Quintet Concert in Millard E. Tydings Park, June 28

Larry Brown Quintet Concert in Millard E. Tydings Park in Havre de Grace, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission to this jazz concert is free. Bring chairs and picnics. This event is sponsored by the Havre de Grace Arts Commission.

Saturday, June 29

Bel Air Farmers Market, June 29

The Bel Air Farmers Market has opened for the season in the parking lot of the Mary Risteau Courthouse off of Thomas Street and S. Bond Street. Hours are is between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday. For details, visit:


Havre de Grace Farmers Market, June 29

The Havre de Grace Farmers Market, sponsored by Havre de Grace Main Street, is 9am-12noon on Saturdays. We are working with so many awesome vendors to bring all their freshness right here to Pennington Avenue Saturdays now through October! Watch for some really great products! See you Saturday for Fresh!!

Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival, June 29-30

The Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival comes to Susquehanna State Park in Havre de Grace June 29-30. The event benefits the Steppingstone Museum in Susquehanna State Park. For details, visit

Darlington Independence Day Parade and Celebration, June 29

Darlington Independence Day Parade and Celebration starts with the parade at 5:30 p.m. June 29 on Main Street. The parade ends at Francis Silver Park. Free entertainment will be provided and refreshments will be available. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Fireworks at dusk. In the event of rain, only the fireworks will be rescheduled to June 30.

Union United Methodist Church Summer Festival, June 29

Union United Methodist Church Summer Festival, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 700 Post Road in Aberdeen. Flea market, crafts, games, a mini health fair, food and more.

Barbara Martin & Vince Lewis perform at the Bel Air Armory, June 29

Barbara Martin & Vince Lewis perform 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at the Bel Air Armory, 41 N. Main Street, Bel Air. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. The evening includes light refreshments from the Tower Restaurant, a cash bar and a dance class by Swingtime Ballroom from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, the Harford County Cultural Arts Board and the Maryland State Arts Council. Call 410-638-5323 for tickets and information or

Yard sale on Idlewild St., June 29

  • Yard/estate sale, Sat. June 29 8am-1pm at 34 Idlewild St. in Bel Air. Welcome all!

Sunday, June 30

Tours of Tudor Hall, June 30

Any plans this Sunday? Visit Tudor Hall, Harford County’s historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. It will be open for tours this Sunday, June 30 at 1:00 and 2:00 pm. $5.00 for those age 13 and older. For more information call 443-619-0008 or You can also visit the Spirits of Tudor Hall blog at or follow them on Facebook at

Coming next . . .


Marketplace on Main, July 3

Marketplace on Main is scheduled 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 3 at the new Main Street Parking Lot across from the Courthouse on Main Street. The marketplace will feature local growers and producers, artists from the Harford Artists Gallery, entertainment, a menu from Main Street Tower, and a variety of weekly specials and promotions, including a variety of entertainment. The event, sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, The Town of Bel Air and The Mill of Bel Air is to be held every Wednesday, 3-7pm, through September 25. 

Bel Air’s 4th of July Celebration, July 4

The Bel Air Independence Day Committee has released its schedule for the daytime events planned for July 4 in Bel Air. Here are the details:

Family Summer Fun Day at Steppingstone Museum, July 7

Enjoy Family Summer Fun Day at Steppingstone Museum in Havre de Grace July 7. The event is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes lawnmower races and a classy car and cycle show with antique tractors. The day also features an ice cream eating contest, face painting, kids crafts and games, food and museum displays. Collectors and restorers are invited to bring their own classy car, cycle or antique tractor for the show. Kids are encouraged to bring their bikes to the bike parade and decorate them at a decorating station. Admission is $5 for adults and the event is free for children ages 12 and under. It will be held at the Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. For information, call 410-939-2299.

NMTC Tech Breakfast Presentation: 3D Printing; from Cell Phone Cases to Body Parts, July 11

The Northeastern Maryland Technology Council members’ meeting tech breakfast July 11 features a presentation on 3D printing: “3D Printing; from Cell Phone Cases to Body Parts.” Witness something incredibly big in potential, on July 11. Most never saw the beginning of Xerography, but use its off-spring everyday; the ubiquitous 2-dimensional  office printer. Now, the evolution of office printing has taken a futuristic leap with 3D Printing, as it becomes affordable and the learning curve collapses. The presenter is Mark Butkiewicz at Survice Engineering along with the world-class 3D printing and additive manufacturing capability of the Edgewood Chemical & Biological Center. The event is 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the University Center@ HEAT, 1201 Technology Dr., Aberdeen. Members are free and registration is $20 for non-members. To register, visit

Pets on Wheels Pet-a-Paw-Looza at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, July 13 & 14

Pets on Wheels will be holding it’s 8th annual Pet-a-Paw-Looza on Saturday and Sunday July 13 & 14, 2013 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. Funds raised during the event will help our therapy animals and volunteers as they try to lick loneliness.

Chautauqua living history performance portraying environmentalist Rachel Carson comes to Harford Community College July 14

A living history performance, part of a series organized by the Maryland Humanities Council and other local partners, comes to Harford Community College July 14 featuring Kate Campbell Stevenson performing as environmentalist Rachel Carson. Here are the details:

NMTC “You After Hours” event at Riverside Pub and Grille, July 25

The Northeastern Maryland Technology Council’s “You After Hours” event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 25 offers an opportunity to meet the movers making business move in northeast Maryland. NMTC members, Women In Defense (WID), Defense Contractors, Money People, Politicos, Section Chiefs and Entrepreneurs driving our region’s technology growth.   We supply the fuel – Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres and a special cash bar.  WHERE: Riverside Pub and Grille,1402 Handlir Drive, Riverside MD; off Exit 80 on I95


The Whitehouse Market outdoor market for vintage furniture and home goods, July 28

On the fourth Sunday of each month, behind the Bel Air Bakery, come find Bel Air News & Views sponsor The Whitehouse Market, an outdoor market like a “Farmers Market” for unique, one of a kind vintage finds, antiques for the home and homemade goods. The Whitehouse Market is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22 and Oct. 27 at 140 N. Bond Street in Bel Air. For details, For information on becoming a vendor, visit For information on upcoming markets, vendor registration, directions and any other inquiries please email or call (410)838-3030.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Peach Festival, Aug. 3

The 9th Annual St. Mary’s Episcopal Peach Festival is coming up Aug. 3. The festival includes church tours, Broom’s Bloom ice cream, country fair games, pit beef and ham, vendors, a bake table, raffle prizes and Susquehanna Orchard peaches. It is to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1 St. Mary’s Church Road, Abingdon. For more information, visit

Ongoing . . .

Christ Our King Co-op Nursery is now taking placement for fall


Christ Our King Co-op Nursery is now taking placement for fall. Openings are available in 3 and 4 year old classes. Christ Our King is at 10 Lexington Road in Bel Air. For information, call 410-836-0141 or



Openings available at First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air

First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air has openings in its Prep 3 program. This program is designed for young 3′s who miss the cut off for a 3 year old program, but will be 3 between September 1 and December 31.  The class meets Tuesday & Thursday afternoons.  For more information, contact director, Terri Rhodes at 410-399-9678.

Newly renovated Bel Air South Parkway Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins complete and store is now open


Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins located at 18 A Bel Air South Pkwy, Bel Air, MD 21015 recently completed renovations and is open to guests 24 hours a day with a new look. The new look includes, more seating, soft seating, cafe interiors, FREE WI-FI, TVs, music, outdoor seating.


R.E.H.A.B. Furniture & Finds is now open in Bel Air


R.E.H.A.B. Furniture & Finds is now open at 2034 Calvary Road in Bel Air. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. R.E.H.A.B stands for Repurposed and Refinished, Eclectic Items, Hardware and Housewares, Antiques, Bric a’ Brac and Bohemian Style. We take “loved” furniture…and renew it …then surround it with brand new items :) to bring you the best mix of vintage, eclectic, bohemian, industrial, french, painted, primitive and shabby home furnishings decor and accessories to choose from. For details, visit or call (410) 914-5089.