Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Oct. 23-26)


Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the musical comedy Zombie Prom Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Bel Air High School, performances of “The Scarecracker” at C. Milton Wright High School and trick or treating in downtown Bel Air on Saturday.

Thursday, Oct. 23

Edgewood Farmers Market, Oct. 23

The Edgewood Farmers Market is open 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Thursday at the intersection of Edgewood Road and Old Edgewood Road across from the MARC station.


Zombie Prom at Bel Air High School, Oct. 23, 24 & 25

Come see the zany musical comedy Zombie Prom this Thursday, Friday and Saturday Oct 23, 24 and 25 at 7 pm at Bel Air High School!  The campy show is set in the 50′s and full of singing and dancing by a very talented cast and crew!  Based on a 50′s comic book, this off-Broadway hit features a love story between Toffee, a good girl from the right side of the tracks, and Jonny Warner. When Johnny comes back from the dead as a zombie (after an unfortunate incident at the nuclear power plant) can he win Toffee back?  Will Mrs. Strict allow him to attend the prom?  Don’t miss all the music, surprises and fun! Tickets can be purchased on-line at for $10 or at the door for $12.


Friday, Oct. 24

Ghostly walking tours of downtown Havre de Grace Oct. 24 & 25

Havre de Haunts Tours and Paranormal Research are offering ghostly walking tours of downtown Havre de Grace at 7pm and 8:30pm every Friday and Saturday evening through Nov. 8. Learn of the spirits from the past that still haunt these streets. All stories are true. The research team did extensive interviews and investigations to obtain stories. Phantom Footsteps of Lafayette Tour is 1.5 hours long, $13.00 advance purchase, $14.00 at the table, Kids $10.00, Military $10.00. Tours start at Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street, HdG and are conducted rain or shine. You can purchase tickets at or by calling 443-243-5836. Tours run until November 8th.

Aberdeen Proving Ground Oktoberfest, Oct. 24 & 25

The public is invited to attend the 2014 Aberdeen Proving Ground Oktoberfest from Oct. 24-25 at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center and surrounding grounds. This local version of the famous Bavarian festival kicks off 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, with an opening ceremony during which installation and area leaders will sign the Army Community Covenant as a public show of support between the communities. “This is going to be an all-around great opportunity for everyone to come together in a spirit of camaraderie and enjoy a full two days of fun,” said APG’s FMWR Chief Mike Lupacchino. The celebration continues 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25 with a Volksmarch and ends at 9 p.m. with a fireworks show.

“The Scarecracker” at C. Milton Wright High School, Oct. 24 & 25

Forest Hill Dance and Danse Macabre presents Cora’s story, “The Scarecracker” at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at C. Milton Wright High School, 1301 Fountain Green Rd., Bel Air. The dance explores the Halloween story of Cora, little sister to “The Nutcracker’s” Clara. The production features ballet, hip hop, contemporary and tap. Tickets are $115 for adults and $10 for kids under 17. For tickets, visit—a-halloween-sweet-2014/.

Saturday, Oct. 25


Hawks Hill Creamery’s Pumpkin Fest, Oct. 25 & 26

Hawks Hill Creamery’s Pumpkin Fest continues every Saturday in October from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and every Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The free event features a pumpkin patch, hay rides, a kid-friendly corn maze, a make a scarecrow craft, and other games and activities. New this year is a craft barn featuring locally produced food including chide, cheese, pork, beef and eggs. For details, visit

Bel Air Farmers Market, Oct. 25

Bel Air Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday through November in the Risteau State Office Building at the corner of Bond and Thomas streets in downtown Bel Air. For details, visit

Havre de Grace Farmers Market, Oct. 25

The Havre de Grace Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday through October on Pennington Avenue in downtown Havre de Grace. For details, visit

Harvest wine festival at Swan Harbor Farm, Oct. 25

Harvest, a first-of-its kind event celebrating local wine, local agriculture and local artisans in Harford County comes to Swan Harbor Farm 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 25.  Taste the best wines from Maryland wineries, enjoy cheese and other delicacies from local vendors, live music, educational farm activities for children, children’s Halloween costume contest, and more. Tickets are $25 ($20 advance), $15 for non-drinkers and FREE Children 10 and under. For details visit

C Milton Wright Class of 1984 30 Year Reunion, Oct. 25

C Milton Wright Class of 1984 30 Year Reunion is 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Bel Air Moose Lodge, 310 E. Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill. The event features food, drinks and music with a menu to include pit beef, ham and barbecue chicken, potato salad, and more. For tickets, visit Login to your PayPal account and send the money directly to for tickets to the reunion or send a check payable to Evonne (Benck) Woolford, 122 Clark Rd Delta PA 17314. Questions? Contact Denise Keys Sawyers at 443-686-0335.

Ayres Chapel UMC Fried Oyster and Ham Dinner, Oct. 25

Ayres Chapel UMC at Norrisville & Ayres Chapel Roads in White Hall, Maryland will be hosting their Fried Oyster and Ham Dinner from 3 – 7 pm on Sat. Oct. 25th. For more information please call 717-382-4319 or 410-692-9222. Adults $25 Children 5-10 $10.

Mountain Christian Church’s Truck or Treat, Oct. 25 & 31

Mountain Christian Church’s Truck or Treat event is to be held at three locations this year. On Oct. 25, Children ages 5th grade and younger, with an adult, can dress in costume and get treats from cars parked at the church’s Mountain Road campus, 1824 Mountain Road in Joppa, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They can do the same thing at the John Carroll School, 703 Churchville Road, that day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. On Oct. 31, another Trunk or Treat will be held at The EPICENTER, 1918 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood. For details, visit


Trick or Treating in downtown Bel Air, Oct. 25

Trick or Treating in downtown Bel Air is scheduled 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 on Main and Bond Streets. Look for orange and black balloons to find stores and restaurants participating in the event. Exploration Art School will offer free Halloween bag decorating from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come to the studio at 102 North Main St., Suite B-2 to decorate a bag before trick or treating.

Sunday, Oct. 26

Tales and Treats with Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace, Oct. 26

October 26th (Sunday)- Tales and Treats with Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace- 6pm to 9pm, Admission $1.00
Head into the Halloween night for special Tales and Treats at all of the Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace! Special programs, storytelling, and treats at the Concord Point Light House and Keeper’s House, the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Steppingstone Farm Museum, and the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House. 410-939-2299 for information.

Tudor Hall tours, Oct. 26

Visit Tudor Hall – October 26. Tour the grounds and first floor of historic Tudor Hall, home of Maryland’s famous family of Shakespearian actors: Junius Brutus Booth Sr, Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. We have tours at 1pm and 2pm and lasts about 40 minutes. When you visit Tudor Hall, you’ll connect to the story of all the members of the Booth family who left their mark on America forever. Located at Tudor Hall, 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, MD 21015. $5.00 cash for those age 13 and older. For more info call 443-619-0008 or email us at For more info on other tour dates click here:


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Cut to the Cure cut-a-thon at The Hair Network in Fallston, Oct. 27

The Hair Network in Fallston is hosting a Cut to the Cure cut-a-thon from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 27. All proceeds from $25 wet haircuts, $10 eyebrow waxes and $10 pink hair extensions will be donated to the Kaufman Cancer Center at Upper Chesapeake Health. The Hair Network is at 1702 Harford Road in Fallston. For details, call 410-879-8585.

Car Show to support Luna’s House, Nov. 1

A Car Show to support Luna’s House is coming up 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at Luna’s House Animal Care and Education Center, 2801 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, MD 21040. Open to all makes and models!  Free to spectators.  Tax-deductible donation for entries.  All proceeds benefit the animals of Luna’sHouse.  For more information contact Dougat 410-456-2227 or Dave at 410-937-6866. (Raindate – Sunday, November 2, 2014; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

St. Matthews Lutheran Church Holiday Gift Sale/Craft Show, Nov. 1

St. Matthews Lutheran Church is hosting a Holiday Gift Sale/Craft Show from 9 am – 1 pm, Nov. 1 at the church at 1200 E Churchville Road in Bel Air. Come do some Christmas Shopping with 40 vendors and crafters all in one location. Vendors Include: Avon, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Cookie Lee, Jamberry Nails, Perfectly Posh, Steeped Tea, Traveling Vineyard, Tupperware, Celebrating Home, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, Papparazi, Close to My Heart, Scentsy, Dove Chocolates, Rodan & Fields, Mickey Travels. Crafters Include: Lil’ Sweet Diaper Treats, Beautiful Thing Creations, Pink Pixie Press, The Krafty Kraut, Phil Rick Metal Works, Hometown Crafts by Sue, Rockerchic Boutique, Mel’s Stuff, HSC Creative, Beans of Light, Scarves & More, Sweetpea Bows, Simply Stamped, Roxie’s Candies and Crafts, Dreams Created by Shelley

Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry Candy Buy Back, Nov. 1

Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is hosting its 2nd annual Candy Buy Back from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 1. To preserve children’s healthy smiles, the dentistry will pay $1 a pound for up to 5 pounds of Halloween candy and donate it to men and women serving in the military overseas. Bring the candy to Growing Smiles at 2012 Tollgate Road, Suite 212 where it will be sorted and weighed. For details, call 410-569-6700 or visit

John Carroll Vintage Market, Nov. 1

Join us on November 1st, 2014, for the John Carroll Vintage Market from 9am to 4pm. This is an open-air market, featuring vendors with furniture, jewelry, housewares, clothing, photography, soaps, pottery, materials, accessories, art work, paper goods, or body care products. The JC Vintage Market is a great place to find reclaimed, up-cycled, refinished, repurposed, antique, vintage, handmade, shabby chic, painted items. You won’t want to miss it! John Carroll High School is at 703 E. Churchville Road in Bel Air. 

One act opera to support renovation of Havre de Grace Opera House, Nov. 8

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8 pm, OPERAtunity Maryland in conjunction with the Harford Choral Society will present Cavalleria Rusticana, an Opera in One Act by Pietro Mascagni in support of the Havre de Grace Opera House Foundation and the renovation of the historic 1871 Opera House on Union Avenue. The performance will be presented at the Havre de Grace United Methodist at 101 South Union Avenue, just doors away from the Opera House itself. Tickets are $25 for show only and $30 for the show plus reception package to meet the performers and Foundation members. For details:

Annual Patterson Mill Middle High School PTSA Bingo, Nov. 14

Friday, November 14, 2014 is the Annual Patterson Mill Middle High School PTSA Bingo. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors open at 5:30 pm, Bingo begins at 7:00 pm. Prizes include Vera Bradley, Thirty-One Gifts and Scentsy. Door prizes, raffles and even dinner!! We’ll have pizza, salads, Chick Fil A sandwiches, Menchie’s frozen yogurt and more! For more information or to order your tickets, please contact

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Bel Air Lions Club Holiday Fruit Sale through Nov. 8

The Bel Air Lions Club Holiday Fruit Sale features a full case of Florida navel oranges for $38 and a half case for $19 and a full case of Florida pink grapefruit for $36 and a half case for $18. Place your order by calling 410-879-2914 no later than Nov. 8. Pick up fruit between 7:30 a.m. and noon Nov. 22 at the Bel Air Elementary School gym on 30 E. Lee St.

Fallston Community Pre-K Registration 2014-2015

Happy New Year from Fallston Community Pre-K! Registration is open for the 2014-2015 year. We have programs for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. Call the office for a tour of our updated classrooms and to view curriculum at 410-879-7729. Spaces are limited.

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 at 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 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 for details. Forest Hill Nature Preschool & Childcare is at 207 Bynum Road in Forest Hill. Follow them on Facebook at 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 or call (410) 914-5089.

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