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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Oct. 31-Nov. 3)

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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the 2nd Annual Downtown Bel Air Music Fest at Rockfield Manor on Saturday, Harford Ballet Company performing excerpts from the Nutcracker at three branches of the Harford County Public Library on Saturday and Sunday and the Historical Society of Harford County’s Historic House Tour of the Elberton Hill Farm in Darlington on Sunday.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Port Deposit Halloween party, Oct. 31

The Town of Port Deposit his hosting a Halloween party from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Port Deposit Town Hall, 64 South Main Street, Port Deposit.

Trick or Treating in Harford County, Oct. 31

Trick or Treating on Oct. 31 is recommended from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Aberdeen and Bel air and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Havre de Grace. Trick or treating outside these municipalities is suggested from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Get pumpkins on Halloween at Hawks Hill Creamery, Oct. 31

Hawks Hill Creamery is open on Halloween from noon to 5, all the pumpkins that you can hold for $20 or just $5 for the large ones.  Call 410-688-7922 for any questions or check our status on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hawks-Hill-Creamery/293320325489

Friday, Nov. 1

Howloween Bash & Fundraiser to Benefit No Kill Harford, Nov. 1

Howloween Bash & Fundraiser to Benefit No Kill Harford 7-11 p.m. Friday, November 1 at Jarrettsville Gardens, 3825 Jarrettsville Rd, Jarrettsville. Eat, drink and be scary!    Buffet dinner, beer, wine, cash bar, DJ and dancing.  Raffles, silent auctions, and costume contests.  Costumes optional, but recommended. Tickets are $40 pp or $400 for table of 10.  Sponsorship opportunities also available.  Contact kaitlyn@nokillharford.org, or visit www.missiontix.com/howloweenbash.  No Kill Harford is a non-profit organization dedicated to making Harford County one of the safest places in the country for companion animals.  www.nokillharford.org.

Saturday, Nov. 2

2nd Annual Downtown Bel Air Music Fest, Nov. 2

The 2nd Annual Downtown Bel Air Music Fest is noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at Rockfield Manor, 501 E Churchville Rd.  Bel Air. Tickets are $10 per person. Kids 12 and under are free. The event features six live performances: Chris Monoghan (11:30am-12:15pm), Graff Brothers (12:30pm-1:15pm), Slanted Sound (1:30pm-2:15pm), Electric Molly (2:30pm-3:15pm), Staggering Back (3:30pm-4:15pm) and Fiction 20 Down (4:30-6:00pm).

Growing Smiles pediatric dentist to buy back children’s candy Nov. 2 to send it to U.S. Troops

Pediatric dental office Growing Smiles is offering to buy-back children’s Halloween candy in order to ship it to Operation Gratitude in California where it will be included in care packages for service men and women stationed overseas. The buy-back will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Growing Smiles, 2012 Tollgate Road, Suite 212, Bel Air. Children will be paid $1 a pound (up to five pounds) for their candy and they will receive other treats for their sweets. For more information, call 410-569-6700.

Harford Ballet Company to perform excerpts from the Nutcracker  at the Harford County Public Library Nov. 2 & 3

Harford Ballet Company will be performing excerpts from the Nutcracker at three branches of the Harford County Public Library!
Join us for any of these FREE performances – all ages welcome!
11/2 – Edgewood Branch, 10:30am
11/2 – Fallston Branch, 12:30pm
11/3 – Aberdeen Branch, 1pm
Registration is required, so call your local branch to sign up today!

Zumba class at Bel Air Armory, Nov. 2

Zumba class this Saturday morning at 9:00 am at thel Bel-Air Armory. Burn over 800 calories in a 60 monute party full of great music and dancing. $5 drop-in.

Affordable Care Act Forum, Nov. 2

The NAACP Harford County branch is sponsoring an Affordable Care Act Forum from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Union United Methodist Church, 5225 Sweet Air Rd. in Baldwin.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Historical Society of Harford County Historic House Tour of the Elberton Hill Farm in Darlington, Nov. 3

The Historical Society of Harford County is offering an Historic House Tour of the Elberton Hill Farm in Darlington from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 3. For details: http://bit.ly/17XF6mH

Wine tasting to benefit the Patricia D. and Scot M. Kaufman Cancer Center, Nov. 3

Sts. Mary Magdalene and Markella Greek Orthodox Church is hosting a wine tasting from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 to benefit the Patricia D. and Scot M. Kaufman Cancer Center. The wine tasting will be held at the church at 3714 Dublin Rd. in Darlington. For tickets, call Argie Mimaros (410) 937-2785.

Tudor Hall tours, Nov. 3

Don’t miss your last chance this season to visit Tudor Hall, the childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. Tours will be given November 3rd 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

 

Coming next . . .

APG Theater Group to perform “Bell, Book & Candle” Nov. 7

The APG Theater Group is to perform the romantic comedy “Bell, Book & Candle” at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds’ recreation center. The performance is open to the public. Tickets are $5 for active duty and $10 general admission. For tickets or more information, contact the APG Leisure Travel Office, Bldg. 3326, call 410-278-4011 / 4907, or email usarmy.APG.imcom.list.apgr-usag-mwr-leisuretravel@mail.mil.

Trinity Lutheran Women’s Ministry Gift Basket Fun, Nov. 8

Trinity Lutheran Women’s Ministry Gift Basket Fun on Friday, November 8, at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6pm). Tickets are $15.00. Tickets will be sold after the church services or you can email: theresajenkins@aol.com or call: Theresa Jenkins 443-512-0614. This year’s prizes will include Longaberger Baskets, Vera Bradley and ThirtyOne bags, Pandora, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Origami Owl items, an American Girl doll, and much more! This Women’s Ministry fundraiser raises money for all the charitable causes that we help during the year, including the youth mission trip, the Arctic mission trip, VBS, SARC, the Haiti mission trip, and the Food Closet.This event will also specifically support the Trinity Food Closet and the Women’s Ministry Mission Trip to Haiti!

Autumn Open House to benefit Harford Family House, Nov. 8

Massage Heights and Xtend Barre Bel Air are hosting an Autumn Open House to benefit Harford Family House from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at Greenbrier Shopping Center, 223 Brierhill Drive, Bel Air. Donate a personal care or cleaning item for the Harford Family House supply closet and take part in a free Xtend Barre class or a free chair massage from Massage Heights. Urban Pearl mobile boutique and LaCakerie will set up shop for the evening as well. Contact Xtend Barre at www.xtendbarrebelair.com to reserve your space in the free classes offered at 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Nov. 8. For more information, call 410-420-8200.

Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk, Nov. 9

The Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk takes place at Harford Community College Saturday, November 9, at 9 a.m. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. On-site race registration takes place in the Susquehanna Center auxiliary gymnasium from 8 to 8:45 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m. For details: http://bit.ly/H6O4HC

Holiday Shopping Event at Residences at Bulle Rock, Nov. 10

Holiday Shopping Event on Sunday, November 10th from 1 to 3 PM at the Residences at Bulle Rock, 1200 Bulle Rock Pkwy. We will have gifts for her and gifts for him, gifts of food, decor, jewelry,toys, health and wellness and more. Admission is free with free refreshments. We will do door prizes every half hour.

Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA’s 7th Annual Bingo Night, Nov. 22

Enjoy a fun night out in between stressing over turkey dinners and holiday sales.  Please join us for Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA’s 7th Annual Bingo Night, featuring Vera Bradley, Thirty-One Gifts and Scentsy on Friday, November 22nd.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  You may reserve a whole table.  Contact Renee Guerassio for tickets at (410) 322-0958 or  lrguerassio@gmail.com.  You can also purchase tickets at the school office between 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (please see Susan Gray).  Please plan to come for dinner!  We will be offering Chick-Fil-A, Vocelli’s, snacks and drinks.  Please join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year!  All proceeds are to benefit the student programs and enrichment for our school.  Come for the Best Time and Best Prizes in Harford County!!!

“Beatlemania Again” returns to C. Milton Wright High School, Dec. 7

The National Touring Beatles Stage Show “Beatlemania Again” is returning to C. Milton Wright High School on December 7th. Tickets will go on sale in October. This is a benefit concert for the school’s art department!

Free State Montessori School Celebrates Annual Winter Craft Fair, Dec. 14

Free State Montessori School is proud to present their Annual Winter Craft Fair on Saturday, December 14th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Festival will feature craft vendors, a food court, pit beef, Santa’s workshop and a 50/50 raffle. The annual holiday event raises funding for Free State Montessori School located at 12536 Harford Road in Fork, Maryland. The event is free and open to the public. Free State Montessori School is handicapped accessible and has on site parking. For complete details and directions please contact the school office at mainoffice@freestatemontessori.org or call 410-592-3324. Free State Montessori School was founded in 1980. The campus is located in the beautiful country setting of Fork, Maryland, and is well established with an enrollment of approximately 70 children from ages 2 to 14. The small size campus promotes a family-like atmosphere for the children, teachers and the parents. Their location offers easy access to the cultural and recreational opportunities of Baltimore and Washington D.C. To learn more about Free State Montessori School and other upcoming events please visit www.freestatemontessori.org.

“Beatlemania Again” returns to C. Milton Wright High School, Dec. 7

The National Touring Beatles Stage Show “Beatlemania Again” is returning to C. Milton Wright High School on December 7th. Tickets will go on sale in October. This is a benefit concert for the school’s art department!

Free State Montessori School Celebrates Annual Winter Craft Fair, Dec. 14

Free State Montessori School is proud to present their Annual Winter Craft Fair on Saturday, December 14th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Festival will feature craft vendors, a food court, pit beef, Santa’s workshop and a 50/50 raffle. The annual holiday event raises funding for Free State Montessori School located at 12536 Harford Road in Fork, Maryland. The event is free and open to the public. Free State Montessori School is handicapped accessible and has on site parking. For complete details and directions please contact the school office at mainoffice@freestatemontessori.org or call 410-592-3324. Free State Montessori School was founded in 1980. The campus is located in the beautiful country setting of Fork, Maryland, and is well established with an enrollment of approximately 70 children from ages 2 to 14. The small size campus promotes a family-like atmosphere for the children, teachers and the parents. Their location offers easy access to the cultural and recreational opportunities of Baltimore and Washington D.C. To learn more about Free State Montessori School and other upcoming events please visit www.freestatemontessori.org.

“Beatlemania Again” returns to C. Milton Wright High School, Dec. 7

The National Touring Beatles Stage Show “Beatlemania Again” is returning to C. Milton Wright High School on December 7th. Tickets will go on sale in October. This is a benefit concert for the school’s art department!

Free State Montessori School Celebrates Annual Winter Craft Fair, Dec. 14

Free State Montessori School is proud to present their Annual Winter Craft Fair on Saturday, December 14th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Festival will feature craft vendors, a food court, pit beef, Santa’s workshop and a 50/50 raffle. The annual holiday event raises funding for Free State Montessori School located at 12536 Harford Road in Fork, Maryland. The event is free and open to the public. Free State Montessori School is handicapped accessible and has on site parking. For complete details and directions please contact the school office at mainoffice@freestatemontessori.org or call 410-592-3324. Free State Montessori School was founded in 1980. The campus is located in the beautiful country setting of Fork, Maryland, and is well established with an enrollment of approximately 70 children from ages 2 to 14. The small size campus promotes a family-like atmosphere for the children, teachers and the parents. Their location offers easy access to the cultural and recreational opportunities of Baltimore and Washington D.C. To learn more about Free State Montessori School and other upcoming events please visit www.freestatemontessori.org.

Ongoing . . .

 

AleCraft Brewing Supply opens new store in downtown Bel Air

Founded by three Harford County homebrewers who sensed the need for a local source of homebrewing supplies, AleCraft Brewing Supply opened recently in downtown Bel Air. Visit the store at at 6 Office Street for everything you need for home brewing — a trend that started in 1978 when home brewing was legalized and took off in the early 2000 fueled by internet-based discussion forums, and online sales. Visit AleCraft’s Facebook page athttps://www.facebook.com/AlecraftBrewingSupply to enter a drawing for a $50 gift certificate, to be given away at the Grand Opening event. Online sales are to be available next month at www.alecraftbrewing.com. Store hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, with longer hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. For more information, call the store at 410-420-5102.

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Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare has openings now

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare has openings now for children ages 2 to 5 at its Forest Hill location. Call 410-638-2761 to schedule a tour and meet the staff. Visit www.fhnaturepreschool.com for details. Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare is at 207 Bynum Road in Forest Hill. Follow them on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/fhnaturepreschool.Openings available at First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air

First Presbyterian Preschool in Bel Air has openings in its Prep 3 program

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.

More events listings can be found at …

http://harfordmd.com/events.php

http://www.hdgtourism.com/calendar.php

 


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