Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (March 18-20)



Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include The John Carroll School’s spring musical “The Addams Family” Friday through Sunday, the Friends School of Harford’s free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday and LASOS’ 6th Annual “Wine, Fondue & You” event at MaGerk’s Pub on Sunday.

Friday, March 18

Car cruise-in at Lowe’s in Abingdon, March 18

Car cruise-in 5 p.m. March 18 at Lowe’s, 414 Constant Friendship Blvd., Abingdon. The event is free. For details, call 410-627-0027.

Hays-Heighe House open house, March 18

The Hays-Heighe House will host a free open house at 10 a.m. March 18 at Harford Community College, 410 Thomas Road in Bel Air. For details call 443-412-2539.

Lenten fish fry at Prince of Peace Church, March 18

Lenten fish fry 5 p.m. March 18 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church,  2600 Willoughby Beach Road in Edgewood. Cost is $7 per person.

Half-Off Fridays! at the Lutheran Mission Society Hickory Compassion Center, March 18

Visit us at the Lutheran Mission Society Hickory Compassion Center for “Half-Off Fridays!” Our gently-used items (clothing, housewares, furnishings, etc.) are 50% off all day. (Some exclusions apply.) Everyone is welcome. The center is located at 2500 Conowingo Road, Hickory (Bel Air), MD 21015. Funds raised help support the LMS ministries. Go to for more information. Folks in need of help can come to the Hickory Compassion Center on Saturdays at 10:15 AM for a bag of groceries and some clothing for the family. Supplies are limited – first come, first served. Call 410-974-9296 for more information.

John Carroll’s Theatre Department presents “The Addams Family,” March 18

John Carroll’s Theatre Department presents its spring musical, “The Addams Family,” on Friday, March 18, 7 PM; Saturday, March 19, 2 PM and 7 PM; and Sunday, March 20, 2 PM, in the school auditorium. For more information and tickets, visit the website – – or contact Kim Brueggemann –


Saturday, March 19

Ayres Chapel annual spring Fried Oyster & Ham Dinner, March 19

Ayres Chapel UMC 3046 Ayres Chapel Road in White Hall will be hosting their annual spring Fried Oyster & Ham Dinner Saturday March 19th from 3 – 7 pm. Come for delicious fresh, hand patted fried oysters and fellowship with friends. Adults $25   For more information 717-382-4319 and 410-692-9222.

Friends School of Harford free Easter Egg Hunt, March 19

Friends School of Harford is hosting a free Easter Egg Hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 19 at the school, 2230 Rock Spring Road in Forest Hill. The hunt is for children of all age groups. Rain date is March 20.

YMCA spring extravaganza, March 19

YMCA spring extravaganza featuring a family egg hunt, crafts and more. Starts 10 a.m. at Wark Family Center &, 101 Walter Ward Blvd., Abingdon. Free for Y members, $5 for non-members, $10 fornon-member families.

Corned beef and cabbage dinner, March 19

Corned beef and cabbage dinner 4 p.m. March 19 at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Copley Parish, 700 Anchor Drive in Joppa. Cost is $10. For details, call 410-679-8700.

After St. Patrick’s Day Dance, March 19

After St. Patrick’s Day Dance 8 p.m. at Joseph L. Davis Post 47-American Legion, 501 St. John St. in Havre de Grace. Music by Dave & Mark band. Tickets available in the Lounge. Cost is $20 per person, $35 per couple. For details, call 410-939-0234.

Bless the Best Irish Fest, March 19

Bless the Best Irish Fest to benefit the families of fallen Harford County Sheriff’s deputies Patrick Dailey and Mark Logsdon. The event that starts at noon March 19 features a blessing by a local clergyman, a hymn sung by a children’s choir and a demonstration by the Maryland Canine State Trooper Team along with games and face painting. The free event is to be held at Best Friends Fur Ever, 1009 Philadelphia Road in Edgewood. For details, call 410-671-7529.

Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s New Orleans House Party, March 19

The Bel Air Downtown Alliance is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a New Orleans House Party March 19 featuring the roots, jazz, country and blues band Bumper Jacksons at the Bel Air Armory. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a Cajun buffet dinner with wine, beer and beverages. Show starts at 8 p.m. tickets are $75 per person and $750 for a table of 10. To purchase tickets, visit The armory is at 37 N. Main St. in Bel Air. Proceeds benefit the Bel Air Downtown Alliance.

Sunday, March 20

LASOS “Wine, Fondue & You” event, March 20

LASOS invites you to our 6th Annual “Wine, Fondue & You” event on Sunday, March 20 from 3 – 5 pm. MaGerk’s Pub at 120 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. Tickets are $40 or $35 for designated drivers. Wines from around the world will be  featured this year. LASOS’s favorite band, the Rowdy Boys, will keep the place hoppin’ and beautiful Silent Auction baskets will be offered. Go to and click on “events” or call 410-836-0333 to purchase tickets.

Helicopter egg drop at Riverside Community Church, March 20

Helicopter egg drop at 2 p.m. March 20 features the egg drop along with bounce houses, food, face painting and entertainment. The free event is to be held at Riverside Community Church, 2625 Carsins Run Road in Aberdeen.

Benefit for fallen Harford County Sheriff’s deputies at Applebee’s, March 20

Local officers and firefighters will be serving patrons at a fundraiser for fallen Harford County Sheriff’s deputies Patrick Dailey and Mark Logsdon at 5 p.m. March 20 at the Bel Air Applebee’s. The event is to include a DJ, prizes and awards celebrating the lives and accomplishments of the fallen heroes. All tips and donations received during the event will go to the deputies’ families. The Bel Air Applebee’s is at 1225 Churchville Road.

Benefit for fallen Harford County Sheriff’s deputies at 510 Johnny’s, March 20

A benefit for fallen Harford County Sheriff’s deputies Patrick Dailey and Mark Logsdon is scheduled March 20 at 510 Johnny’s, 510 Marketplace Drive, Bel Air. Walk-ins are welcome from 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. Cost is $25 and all proceeds go directly to the HCDSU Benevolent Fund for distribution to the Dailey and Logsdon families. The event is to feature Electric Stage, Rob Fahey and the Pieces, Remains of Radio, Never Never, The 1974, Top Shelf, The Willig Boys, Sam O’Hare, Relicoustic, This Your Monkey and DJ/MC Big George. For details, call 410-836-8702.

Coming next . . . 

Education for Women in the Middle East discussion at Harford Community College, March 21

Sally Campbell will be speaking at the next AAUW meeting on March 21 at HCC. The meeting, open to the public, will be held in Bel Air Hall, Room 104 and will begin at 7:00 PM. Ms. Campbell will be speaking on how cultural factors impact the education of women in Middle Eastern countries using anecdotal life experiences of an American woman who speaks Farsi. She has had an extensive business career and has a wide variety of expertise. Most recently she was a principal at Technical and Educational Services Consulting Associates in Olney. The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Go to for more information.

Flea Market at UUFHC in Churchville, March 26

Flea Market: Saturday, March 26: 7 AM – 1 PM at UUFHC at 2515 Churchville Rd., Churchville. $15 for a 10 x 10 spot. Vendors: To reserve your spot go to, call 410-734-7122 or just show up that day.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County’s 26th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner, March 31

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County is hosting its 26th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 31 at APGFCU Arena at Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Rd., Bel Air. This complementary giving event will be filled with friends, fantastic food, and fun surprises. Take the opportunity to hear from some of the incredible young ladies we support at our Clubs and witness the induction of our 26th Annual Youth of the Year. There are sponsorship opportunities available, please email for more information. For details, visit

“Romancing the Chrome” car show at Jarrett’s Field, April 9

“Romancing the Chrome,” the largest car show of its kind in Northeastern Maryland, takes place on Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jarrett’s Field, across from the Jarrettsville Library in Jarrettsville. The event is family friendly, and admission is free of charge.

SARC’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, April 30

Registration is now open for SARC’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event April 30 in downtown Bel Air. The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender violence begins with festivities at 9:30 a.m. followed by the walk at 11 a.m. To register for the walk or to donate to the event, visit