Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (Oct. 15-18)


Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include The Town of Bel Air Film Festival Thursday through Saturday at the Bel Air Armory, Harriet’s Happiest Halloween performances Thursday through Sunday at Harford Community College and the Hawks Hill Creamery’s annual Pumpkin Fest Friday through Sunday at Hawks Hill Creamery in Street.


Thursday, Oct. 15

Edgewood Farmers Market, Oct. 15

Edgewood Farmers Market Intersection of Edgewood Road (SR 755) & Old Edgewood Road, Edgewood MD 21040 Thursdays: 3pm – 6pm, 14-May-15 to 15-Oct-15 David Mullenix: 301-652-2291

Harford Day School Open House, Oct. 15

Harford Day School is hosting an Open House 9 a.m. To noon Oct. 15 at the school at 715 Moores Mill Road in Bel Air. Harford Day School, founded in 1957, is a co-ed, independent K3 through 8th Grade school located in Bel Air, Maryland. See our program in action at our Fall Open House for Prospective Families.

Town of Bel Air Film Festival, Oct. 15-17

The Town of Bel Air Film Festival comes to the Bel Air Reckord Armory Oct. 15-17. Featured films include Taking Back the Airwaves, Harry & Snowman, A Ballerina’s Tale and A Brave Heart. Tickets are $5 per film or $10 for an all access pass. Children under 10 are free. For details, visit

Harriet’s Happiest Halloween at Harford Community College, Oct. 15, 16, 17 & 18

Harriet’s Happiest Halloween is performed at 7 p.m. Oct. 15, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 16, 17 and 18 and  1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at Chesapeake Theater at Harford Community College, 410 Thomas Run Road. Tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for under age 17. For tickets, visit

Registration for the Eastern Elite All Stars prep team is now open

Registration for the Eastern Elite All Stars prep team is now open. The prep team is an entry level competitive cheer program that meets from November through April and includes tumbling classes. For details, call 443-640-6011 or email

Friday, Oct. 16

Hawks Hill Creamery’s annual Pumpkin Fest, Oct. 16

Bel Air News & Views sponsor Hawks Hill Creamery’s annual Pumpkin Fest is open noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. No admission fee! Pick your own pumpkins, hay ride, make a scarecrow, face painting, pumpkin painting, easy corn maze, game area, visit our farm animals, ice cream and food. The pumpkin fest is also open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday’s through Oct. 31. Hawks Hill Creamery is at 805 Highland Road in Street. For details, visit

Havre de Grace Haunted History Ghost Tours, Oct. 16 & 17

Is Havre de Grace Haunted? Take a Haunted History Ghost Tour and find out! A significant factor in Havre de Grace tours is that the history and murder stories are TRUE stories documented either by newspaper or local historians. And the ghost stories are first-hand accounts told to Main Street from the people who experienced them. The tours are scheduled for 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm and last about 1½ hours. Private tours can be scheduled for groups of at least 10 or more throughout the year by calling (410)939-1811. One week’s notice is required to schedule the tour. At each point of interest or historic house, the guide will stop and tell a related story of hauntings or bizarre occurrences which happened on that property either in the past or is still happening today. Tours are given every Friday and Saturday night beginning September 25th and ending November 7th. Please note that the tours may not be appropriate for children of 8 years and younger. Tickets are $14 each and $10 each for groups of 10 or more. Tours will start at Bahoukas, 408 N. Union Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078,  (410)942-1290. ***Reservations are encouraged, walk-up reservations will be taken on space availability*** Reservations confirmed through the Main Street office during business hours,Monday-Friday 11-4. After hours or on weekends, contact Bahoukas. Questions and reservations can be made by emailing or by calling the Mains Street office at (410)939-1811.


Saturday, Oct. 17

Bel Air Farmer’s Market, Oct. 17

The Bel Air Farmer’s Market is open for the season from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday through Nov. 21 at 2 S. Bond St. in Bel Air. For details, visit

Havre Grace Farmer’s Market at Hutchins Park, Oct. 17

The Havre Grace Farmer’s Market has moved to a new location new location in Hutchins Park at the foot of Congress Avenue. The market features  flowers, pork, chicken, vegetables, eggs, honey, baked goods, oils, natural soap, and breakfast sandwiches and is open every Saturday through October, 9 a.m. to noon. Here are the details:

C. Milton Wright High School Band’s 1st Annual Classic Car Show, Oct. 17

C. Milton Wright High School Band’s 1st Annual Classic Car Show will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9am-1pm, location Bel Air Maryland, with a rain date of Saturday, October 24, 2015. This event will encompass Classic Cars; Best in Show, People’s Choice Awards, Door Prizes, and Raffles, Great Food, Entertainment, an event for the whole family. Money raised from this year’s event will go directly to supporting the C. Milton Wright Band non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. We only have space for 150 vehicles, make sure you pre-register to save your space: $15 Vehicle Pre -Registration BEFORE October 3rd, $20 Vehicle Registration Day of Event (space available, cash only) Non-refundable as this is a fundraiser event FREE Admission for Spectators! Any questions, please<>.

Christ Episcopal Church pancake breakfast and Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 17

Christ Episcopal Church is hosting a pancake breakfast and Pumpkin Festival Oct. 17 at the church, 2100 Rock Spring Road. The pancake breakfast is 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the pumpkin festival is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features pumpkin chunking, scarecrow making, moon bounce, pumpkin decorating, crafts, vendors and a bake sale. A demonstration of medieval armored combat, archery, blacksmithing, weaving and dancing is scheduled by the Society for Creative Anachronism. Proceeds benefit the FCCAU Welcome One Emergency Shelter for homeless men and women in Harford County.

Sunday, Oct. 18

All-you-can-eat-breakfast at Darlington-Dublin VFW Post 10146, Oct. 18

All-you-can-eat-breakfast 8 a.m. Oct. 18 at Darlington-Dublin VFW Post 10146, 3440 Conowingo Road in Street. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 4 to 10. Kids under 4 are free.

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A quarter auction to benefit “The Miracle of  Madison,” Oct. 22

A quarter auction to benefit “The Miracle of  Madison” for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk on Oct. 22. Doors open at 6 p.m. Auction starts at 7 p.m. at the Bel Air Moose Lodge, 310 E. Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill. Paddles are $3 each or two for $5. Bring a nonperishable food product for a free third paddle.

Kiddie Academy of Abingdon, Oct. 24

Kiddie Academy of Abingdon is hosting an open house from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 24 at its headquarters, 3415 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive. The event is for parents and families to see what the school has to offer infant, toddler, preschool and school age children. The academy is enrolling now and will serve 149 children between 6 weeks and 12 years old. For more information, contact Kiddie Academy of Abingdon’s Director, Debbie Romish at 410-515-6066 or visit

Harford Day School Open House, Oct. 25

Harford Day School is hosting an Open House 3 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Oct. 25 at the school at Harford Day School, 715 Moores Mill Road in Bel Air. Harford Day School, founded in 1957, is a co-ed, independent K3 through 8th Grade school located in Bel Air, Maryland. See our program in action at our Fall Open House for Prospective Families.

Tudor Hall tours, Oct. 25

Tudor Hall, Harford County’s historic Booth family home and childhood home of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth is open for tours Oct. 25 at 1:00 and 2:00 pm. $5.00 for those age 13 and older. For more information call 443-619-0008 You can also visit the Spirits of Tudor Hall blog at or follow them on Facebook at

National Geographic Live Speaker Series at Harford Community College, Oct. 29

The National Geographic Live Speaker Series kicks off with Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice on Thursday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Amoss Center at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air. The evening features underwater photographer David Doubilet, who has spent nearly half his life in the sea and photographed more than 70 stories for National Geographic magazine, and aquatic biologist and photojournalist Jennifer Hayes, his wife and underwater partner. A reception with the speakers takes place in Darlington Hall from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Tickets to the reception and premier seating at the lecture are $40 per person. Premier seating is $30 per person; orchestra seating, $20; terrace, $15; and Harford Community College students and youth aged 17 and under, $10. For more information or to buy tickets, visit or call 443-412-2211.

Bel Air Drama Parents Association bingo fundraiser, Nov. 6

The Bel Air Drama Parents Association is hosting a bingo fundraiser Nov. 6 in the Bel Air High School cafeteria at 100 Heighe Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door. To order tickets online visit

Harford Day School’s 14th Annual Arts Festival, Nov. 7

Harford Day School’s 14th Annual Arts Festival is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the school, 715 Moores Mill Road in Bel Air. For thirteen years Harford Day’s Arts Festival has attracted hundreds of visitors each year. Over 50 artists from many states exhibit at the juried show. Admission is free.

Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series, Nov. 10

The Autumn Assisted Living 2015 Speaker Series features John Wardell of Chesapeake Benefits Group discussing “Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

AAUW presents “The Road To Isthmia,” Nov. 16

The American Association of University Women, Harford County Branch, invites the public to attend Jennifer Palinkas’s talk about her research in Greece on Monday, November 16 at 7:00 PM in Edgewood Hall, Room 132.. She will include information about her dissertation on the monumental gateways at Eleusis and the City Eleusinion and the sacred way between these two sanctuaries. She will also discuss her excavations of a Roman road in Ancient Corinth, highlights from the new Corinth Site Guide and her current work of editing a volume of Roman pottery for the University of Chicago Excavations of Isthmia. Palinkas is a graduate of the John Carroll School, received her BA at Hood College and her PhD from Emory University.  She is an active member of AAUW and is the chair of their major fundraiser “Food Fight”. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Go to or for more information.

Annual Patterson Mill Middle High School PTSA Bingo, Nov. 20

Mark your calendars!  Friday, November 20, 2015 is the Annual Patterson Mill Middle High School PTSA Bingo in the school gym.  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  Doors open at 5:30pm and Bingo begins at 7:00pm.  Prizes include Vera Bradley, Thirty-One Gifts and Scentsy.  Door prizes, raffles and even dinner!!  We will have pizza, salads, Chick Fil A Sandwiches and more!  For more information or to order tickets, please contact

Harford County’s Center for the Arts annual “Dancing for the Arts” Gala, Nov. 21

Sixteen ordinary Harford County residents, including two high school students, will be transformed into graceful ballroom dancers as they compete in Harford County’s Center for the Arts annual “Dancing for the Arts” Gala.  The gala takes place Saturday, November 21 from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Maryland Golf and Country Club, with all proceeds benefitting the non-profit organization that is working to build a home for the arts in Harford County. For the first time, Center for the Arts will also present a matinee performance on Saturday, November 21 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in addition to the preview that is also open to the public, on Friday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m. For details, visit

Holiday Bazaar at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Dec. 4 & 5

Holiday Bazaar at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5.  A wide variety of home, holiday and handmade gift items as well as a “white reindeer” table will be available. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is at 2515 Churchville Rd., Churchville. Contact: or 410-734-7122.

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