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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (July 25-28)

| July 24, 2013 | Reply
Photo courtesy of Harford County Farm Fair

Photo courtesy of Harford County Farm Fair

Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the 26th Annual Harford County Farm Fair July 25 through 28 at the Harford County Equestrian Center, the Downtown Bel Air Alliance’s Outdoor Movies at Shamrock Park featuring “Wreck it Ralph” on Friday and The Whitehouse Market, an outdoor market like a “Farmers Market” for unique, one of a kind vintage finds behind the Bel Air Bakery at 140 N. Bond Street in Bel Air from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Thursday, July 25

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 http://www.farmfair.org/events. 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 http://www.farmfair.org/

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 www.thefitnesscraze.com.

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.

Friday, July 26

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

The BOOM Theatre Co. presents “The Baltimore Waltz” by Paula Vogel at 7 p.m. July 26 & 27 at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Harford County, 2515 Churchville Road. Tickets are $12-15. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/436199146470487/.

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

Yard sale at 203 Red Pump Rd. in Bel Air, July 26 & 27

Sean Wilhelm is having a yard sale at 203 Red Pump red in Bel Air Friday starting at 3:00 and Saturday 6:00-?? All money from the yard sale goes to his adoption fund. “We are adopting an infant that is due in October and need to cover the lawyer and court costs. Come on by.”

Saturday, July 27

Bel Air Farmers Market, July 27

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:  http://www.belairfarmersmarket.com/SaturdayFarmersMarket.html.

Havre de Grace Farmers Market, July 27

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!!

Local musician Melissa Cox and bassist Matt Smith perform at the Laurrapin Grille, July 27

Local musician Melissa Cox and bassist Matt Smith will perform at the Laurrapin Grille (209 N. Washington St., Havre de Grace, MD) on Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m.  There is no cover to this all ages show. For details, visit http://bit.ly/15yKSei

Community yard sale in Tuchahoe Farms, July 27

A community yard sale this Saturday 7/27 at Tuchahoe Farms in Forest Hill MD off of Jarrettsville Rd from 8-1. Raindate is 7/28.

Yard sale at 203 Red Pump Rd. in Bel Air, July 26 & 27

Sean Wilhelm is having a yard sale at 203 Red Pump red in Bel Air Friday starting at 3:00 and Saturday 6:00-?? All money from the yard sale goes to his adoption fund. “We are adopting an infant that is due in October and need to cover the lawyer and court costs. Come on by.”

Sunday, July 28

19th Street Band at Ladew summer concert series, July 27

The “Groovin’ in the Grass” summer concerts at Ladew series Sunday night features 19th Street Band, an eclectic mix of country, rock, celtic and bluegrass. 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 http://www.ladewgardens.com/EVENTCALENDAR/SummerConcertSeries.aspx.

Tudor Hall tours, July 28

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 at 1:00 and 2:00 pm. $5.00 for those age 13 and older. For more information call 443-619-0008 or SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com.
You can also visit the Spirits of Tudor Hall blog at http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SpiritsofTudorHall

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, visitwww.thewhitehousemarket.com. For information on becoming a vendor, visit http://www.thewhitehousemarket.blogspot.com/p/vendor.html. For information on upcoming markets, vendor registration, directions and any other inquiries please email thewhitehousemarket@gmail.com or call (410)838-3030

Bel Air summer concert series, July 28

The Bel Air summer concert series continues 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28 with Bottle of Blues 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.

Coming next …

No Kill Harford’s monthly meeting at the Abingdon Library, Aug. 3

No Kill Harford, a non-profit, animal rescue and advocacy organization, is having its monthly meeting at the Abingdon Library on August 3 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Come learn how we are working to make Harford County one of the safest places for companion animals in the country and how you can help. At 11:00 a.m. – Introduction to the No Kill Movement & No Kill Harford’s vision, goals, and programs, at 12:15 p.m. – Trap, Neuter & Return Workshop. Got Cats? Learn responsible community cat management techniques. Program is free and everyone is welcome to attend! Volunteers needed. http://www.nokillharford.org/

Clean Paws for a Good Cause, Aug. 3

Saturday, August 3   Clean Paws for a Good Cause 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Pet Valu, 3491 Merchants Blvd.   Dog wash and bake sale to benefit No Kill Harford. Dogs washed while you wait or shop for donation.  First come, first washed.  Variety of baked goods for sale to pet parents and dog treats too.  No Kill Harford is a non-profit animal rescue organization dedicated to making Harford County one of the safest places in the country for companion animals.  443-987-6681.

 

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 www.stmarysharford.org.

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 www.barbaramartinmusic.com

Maryland State BBQ Bash, Aug. 9 & 10

The Maryland State BBQ Bash comes to downtown Bel Air Aug. 9 & 10. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/MDBBQBash/info

50th Annual Havre de Grace Art Show, Aug. 16-19

50th Annual Havre de Grace Art Show is coming up Aug. 16 through 19 in Tydings Memorial Park http://bit.ly/14qARNe

Family Fun Night at Fork Christian Church, Aug. 25

Fork Christian Church invites you to attend its Family Fun Night on Sunday, August 25th, from 4-8 pm. There will be rides, games, food, music and other activities… ALL FOR FREE. Bring your kids to this special family event. For more information, contact info@forkchristian.org. Fork Christian Church is located at 6809 Sunshine Avenue, Kingsville, MD 21087.

The Whitehouse Market outdoor market for vintage furniture and home goods, Aug. 25

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. Aug. 25, Sept. 22 and Oct. 27 at 140 N. Bond Street in Bel Air. For details, visit www.thewhitehousemarket.com. For information on becoming a vendor, visit http://www.thewhitehousemarket.blogspot.com/p/vendor.html. For information on upcoming markets, vendor registration, directions and any other inquiries please email thewhitehousemarket@gmail.com or call (410)838-3030

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 http://serveagoodcause.org/defaultsite/volunteers/. 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 http://www.chesapeakecanceralliance.org.

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 http://bit.ly/1b0lgNY. 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 starsallstars@yahoo.com. Follow them athttps://www.facebook.com/BelAirAllstars?fref=ts

“Gorgeous from the Inside Out” cancer fundraiser, Sept. 21

Mrs. Bel Air Maryland America Katie Kinslow is hosting the “Gorgeous from the Inside Out” end-of-summer fundraiser for the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center at Upper Chesapeake Health on Sept. 21. The “casually chic” event is 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Jordan Thomas Salon and Spa, 16 Bel Air South Parkway. It is to include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and musical entertainment by Tony Sciuto and along with celebrity guest Sarah Caldwell and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For tickets, call 732-682-0028, email kinslowkatie@gmail.com or visit https://www.uchfoundation.org/2013/06/gorgeous-from-the-inside-out/.

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 www.GoTeamCASA.org, email Kay@marylandcasa.org 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 visitwww.coopnursery.wordpress.com

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 http://www.facebook.com/rehab.furniture.belair or call (410) 914-5089.


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