Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (July 19-21)



Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the BOOM Theatre Co. presentation of “The Baltimore Waltz” Friday and Saturday, the Fabulous Flea Market at Liriodendron Museum and Annapolis author Erika Robuck’s book signing at the Bel Air Barnes and Noble, both on Saturday.

Friday, July 19

The BOOM Theatre Co. presents “The Baltimore Waltz,” July 19, 20, 26 & 27

The BOOM Theatre Co. presents “The Baltimore Waltz” by Paula Vogel at 7 p.m. July 19, 20, 26, 27 at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road. Tickets are $12-15. For details, visit

Bel Air Farmers Market, July 20

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, July 20

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!!

Erika Robuck book signing at Bel Air Barnes and Noble, July 20

Maryland author Erika Robuck comes to Bel Air Barnes and Noble for reading and signing of her latest novel “Call Me Zelda” July 20

Nail Trim Fundraiser to Benefit No Kill Harford, July 20

Join us on July 20 from 12:30–2:30pm at Baron’s K9 Country Store, 535 Pritt Lane in Bel Air. Bridget from Paws Fur Me will be there trimming dog and cat nails for $10 with all proceeds going to No Kill Harford. This is a wonderful opportunity to get the fur kids’ nails trimmed and support the homeless and at risk animals of Harford County. Visit or call 443-987-6681 for more information.

Fabulous Flea Market at Liriodendron Museum, July 20

The Fabulous Flea Market at Liriodendron Museum Saturday, July 20 is to raise money for repairs to the the property caused by Hurricane Sandy. The flea market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, a historic home formerly owned by Johns Hopkins Hospital founder Dr. Howard Kelly. The Liriodendron Museum is at 502 W Gordon St. in Bel Air. Admission is free.

Yard sale on Gordon St., July 20

Yard sale at 411 W. Gordon St. in Bel Air on July 20
(next to Liriodendron)

Yard sale at Amyclae Place, July 20

Yard sale at 1321 Amyclae Place Bel Air July 20 from 8-1.

Sunday, July 21

Back N Time at Ladew summer concert series, July 21

The “Groovin’ in the Grass” summer concerts at Ladew series Sunday night features premier classic rock band Back N Time. Tickets are Members $7, Adults $15, Seniors (62+) and Students $13, Children (ages 2 -12) $3. The concerts are in the Great Bowl from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike in Monkton. For more information, call (410) 557-9466 or visit

Bel Air summer concert series, July 21

The Bel Air summer concert series continues 7 p.m. Sunday, July 21 with the Upper Chesapeake Chorus’ barbershop harmony at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Bring a blanket or chair to the free concert. Rain location is Bel Air HIgh School at 100 Heighe St.

Charlie Zahm Concert at Jerusalem Mill Village, July 21

The Charlie Zahm Concert brings traditional Celtic, folk, and maritime music to the Meadow at Jerusalem Mill Village in Kingsville at 6 p.m. July 21. Bring a picnic and seating. Admission is non-members $7.00, members and seniors $5.00, children ages 13-16 $5.00, children 12 and under free. For more details visit and

Coming next …

26th Annual Harford County Farm Fair, July 25-28

The 26th Annual Harford County Farm Fair is July 25 through 28 at the Harford County Equestrian Center on Tollgate Road. The event starts with a prayer breakfast at 7:30 a.m July 25. The antique tractor pull is at 5:30 that day followed by  fireworks at 9:15 p.m. (Rain date is July 26). For a full schedule of events visit This year’s fair includes carnival rides, which will be open during fair hours. An all-day carnival pass is $20. Admission to the fair is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 3-12 and $5 for those with a military ID. Senior citizen day is July 25 when admission will be $5 for seniors. For full details, visit

Night Out at The Fitness Craze, July 25

Join us on July 25th from 6 -9 pm for a Night out at The Fitness Craze, shopping , wine tasting , food and door prizes. Local vendor will be offering some great products. The Fitness Craze is at 223D Brierhill Drive in the Greenbrier Shopping Center. Call 443-640-4552 or visit

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

Harford County Public Schools Rainbow Graduation, July 25

The Rainbow Graduation will be held July 25 at 10:00 a.m.  Students who complete their formal high school education during the 2013 HCPS summer school session will receive their high school diplomas during a ceremony held in the C. Milton Wright High School auditorium.  The students will be dressed in caps and gowns from their home school as they walk across the stage to receive their diplomas, hence the name Rainbow Graduation.


Downtown Bel Air Alliance’s Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park, July 26

The Downtown Bel Air Alliance’s Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park returns July 26 featuring the movie “Wreck it Ralph.” Grab the kids and pack your blankets for great family friendly entertainment with movies under the stars at Shamrock Park, brought to you by Katzen Eye Group. FREE admission and FREE popcorn!  Festivities begin at 6:30pm and movies begin at sunset!

Movie Schedule:
7/26 –Wreck it Ralph
8/2- Madagascar 3
8/16 Escape from Planet Earth

Free Classical Music Concert at the Bel Air Armory, July 27

A free Classical Music Concert comes to the Bel Air Armory Saturday, July 27 featuring the American Virtuosi and your virtuosos from around the world performing solo and chamber music. The concert, part of the International Music Institute & Festival starts at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Town of Bel Air, the Harford Cultural Arts Board and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Bel Air Armory is at 41 N. Main Street Bel Air. For more information, or

Flea market at Fallston Rec Center, July 27

Flea market sponsored by the Fallston Senior Council on Saturday, July 27 for 8 am – 2 pm @ the Fallston Rec Center at the corner of Rt. 152 and Oakmont Rd.
There is also spaces for vendors to rent $10 for a double parking spot. Rain or shine. Please contact Joan or Irvin at 410-879-7076.

Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna fundraiser Drive ‘N Donate, July 27

The Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna fundraiser Drive ‘N Donate is scheduled 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at Vehicle Service Plus and TD Bank at 100 Baltimore Pike. Get 1 ticket for a donation up to $25 and up to four tickets for a donation of $75 or more. The event includes hot dogs, snowballs, live music and door prizes. For more information or to volunteer, contact Dave Serio at 410-879-1500 or 443-847-8255. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna.

Divine K-9 to host No Kill Harford’s 9 Lives for $9 Cat Adoption Event, July 27

Divine K-9, the Heavenly Place for Dogs, is hosting No Kill Harford’s 9 Lives for $9 Cat Adoption Event from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Come to 4G Newport Drive and take home a super loving, feline friend. $9 for cats over 9 months, $49 for kittens under 9 months. Adopt and save a life.  All pets are vetted, spayed/neutered, with 30 PetWatch insurance.  For information, call 443-987-6681 or visit

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

Barbara Martin Trio performs in Bel Air Summer Concert Series, Aug. 4

The Barbara Martin Trio is to perform a free concert from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Aug. 4 as a part of the Bel Air Summer Concert Series at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park at the corner of Hickory Avenue and Lee Street. For more information, visit

Maryland State BBQ Bash, Aug. 9 & 10

The Maryland State BBQ Bash comes to downtown Bel Air Aug. 9 & 10. For details, visit

Good Cause in Havre de Grace is looking for volunteers for events in August and September

Good Cause in Havre de Grace is looking for volunteers to help with four upcoming events it sponsors: Havre de Grace’s Art Show – Aug. 16-18, Single Mom’s Spa Day – Sept. 7, ‘Thirty One Bag’ Bingo – Sept. 20, Shop & Drop FREE Giveaway – Oct. 5. To register as a volunteer, visit For more information, Leah Clark, Good Cause’s Office Manager, at 410-916-7770 or email her.

Chesapeake Cancer Alliance Decorators’ Show House at Rockfield Manor, September 7 – 22

Come and see how local designers transform Rockfield Manor where historic charm meets new design. Many accessories and furnishings will be for sale. Also, come see the Craft & Garden boutique and café on site. All proceeds benefit Cancer LifeNet and cancer related programs at Upper Chesapeake Health. When: September 7 – 22, 2013. Where: Rockfield Manor; 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air, Md. 21014. Hours: Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. @ 10 am- 5 pm; Thurs. 10 am – 7 pm; Sun., 11am- 5pm; Closed Mon. No children under 10, No photos, Not handicapped accessible. Tickets: $20.00. Sold at door & Preston’s Stationery (Bel Air); Greenspring Nursery (Jarrettsville);Simply Grande Home Furnishings & Jonathan’s Wedding & Flowers (Forest Hill); Lavish Salon and Spa (Fallston); Simplicity Antiques (Havre de Grace) TICKETS AVALIBLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE AUGUST 7, 2013 on our web site. Information: visit

4th annual “Dominator” 5/10K Walk and Run, Sept. 7

The 4th annual “Dominator” 5/10K Walk and Run is coming up Sept. 7 at Blue Dot Services of Maryland, 125 Industry Lane in Forest Hill. The event supports the D.O. Believe Foundation, created in memory of Dominic “The Dominator” Osorio the 7-year-old Bel Air boy who lost his battle with brain cancer in 2009. The 5K starts at 8 a.m. and the 10K starts at 9 p.m. Registration is $25 for the 5K in advance and $30 on race day and $30 in advance for 10K and $35 on race day. To race or to become a sponsor, visit Proceeds go to help pediatric brain research.

STARS All Star Cheerleading tryouts Sept. 8 & 15

STARS All Star Cheerleading invites experienced cheerleaders ages 5-19 to tryout for its November 2013-May 2014 season. Tryouts are 1 p.m. Sept 8 and 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Abingdon Elementary School. Contact Follow them at

Under Armour® Baltimore Running Festival, Oct. 12

Maryland CASA is recruiting runners and walkers for its charity team, Team CASA, which will participate in the Under Armour® Baltimore Running Festival, Saturday, Oct. 12, at M&T Bank Stadium. Funds raised by Team CASA will support efforts to recruit more volunteers to advocate for Maryland’s foster children. For more information or to register, visit, email or call 410.828.6761.

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.