Things to do this weekend around Bel Air (June 14-16)

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Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the 13th Annual Bel Air Greek Festival Friday through Sunday at The John Carroll School, a Food Pantry Festival to benefit Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s food pantry on Saturday and a tour and special talk at Tudor Hall on Sunday.

Friday, June 14

13th Annual Bel Air Greek Festival, June 14-16

The 13th Annual Bel Air Greek Festival is June 14-16 at The John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchill Road, Bel Air. Enjoy Greek food and desserts, beer, wine and spirits along with Greek music and Greek folk dancing. The event includes a silent auction and vendors plus activities for kids. Admission and on-site parking are free. Hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 14, noon to 10 p.m. June 15 and noon to 6 p.m. June 16. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/Sts-Mary-Magdalene-and-Markella-Greek-Orthodox-Church-1378951192432943/

“The Wizard of Oz” at The John Carroll School, June 14, 15, 16 & June 21, 22, 23

The John Carroll School’s Community Theatre presents “The Wizard of Oz”! This beloved tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations. Don’t miss this must-see event this summer! Show times are Friday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, June 15 at 1:00p.m., Sunday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, June 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the auditorium of The John Carroll School, located at 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 2-9. For tickets and more information, visit https://arts.johncarroll.org/wizard-oz

Theatreworks Live presents “A Chorus Line — High School Edition” June 14 & 15

Theatreworks Live presents “A Chorus Line — High School Edition” 7 p.m. June 14 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 15. Performances are held at The Warehouse at E-Street, 2113 Columbia Park Road in Edgewood. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased at https://search.seatyourself.biz/webstore/accounts/theatreworkslive/buy-tix?d=0. For details, visit https://bit.ly/31m2tJY

Half-Off Fridays! at the Lutheran Mission Society Hickory Compassion Center, June 14

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 www.LutheranMissionSociety.org 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.

Hays-Heighe House open house, June 14

The Hays-Heighe House is open 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of most months. The Hays-Heighe House is at Harford Community College, 410 Thomas Road in Bel Air. For details call 443-412-2539 or visit https://www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house.aspx

Saturday, June 15

Ayres Chapel Church Community Open House, June 15

Ayres Chapel Church hosts a Community Open House from 12 – 3 p.m. June 15. The open house features food, fun activities for kids, veteran appreciation and live music. This event is free to the public. Corner of Rt 23 (Norrisville RD) and  Ayres Chapel Road White Hall, MD 21161.

Food Pantry Festival, June 15

Please join us for the Food Pantry Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 to benefit the food pantry of Emmanuel Episcopal parish in Bel Air, 303 N. Main St. in Bel Air.  There will be live music and other entertainment provided.  Great event for kids – moon bounce, face painting, kids crafts, and a prize wheel.  Raffle baskets, and FREE hot dogs, water, juice and snacks.  Home made baked goods will be available.  Free parking, FREE admission.  Please bring donations of diapers (any size), canned goods (pop tops preferred), non-perishable dry goods.  For more information visit www.foodpantryangels.com.

Bel Air Farmers’ Market, June 15

The Bel Air Farmers’ Market celebrates 44 years of serving locally produced fruit, produce, meats and more to the Harford County community this season. The market takes place every Saturday April 13 through December 21 at the Mary Risteau Courthouse parking lot at 2 S. Bond Street in downtown Bel Air. Market hours are 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. April through mid-November and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. mid-November until the Saturday before Christmas. For details, visit https://www.belairfarmersmarket.com/

Havre de Grace Farmers Market, June 15

The Havre de Grace Farmers Market opened May 4 and continues through Nov. 23. Market hours are 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Hutchins Park on Congress Ave. The HdG Farmers Market has a diverse selection of produce, breads, treats, dairy products, and honey. Along with prepared foods, artisan products, and artwork. For details, visit http://www.havredegracefarmersmarket.com/

Sunday, June 16

Guided Tour of the Historic Tudor Hall, June 16

Tour the grounds and 1st floor of Tudor Hall, home of Maryland’s famous family of Shakespearean actors including John Wilkes Booth. Tour starts at 1 p.m. June 16 and lasts about 45 minutes. Located at 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, MD 21015. Please obey the speed limit on Tudor Lane and the Tudor Hall property when visiting. $5.00 cash for those ages 13 and older. For more info call 443-619-0008 or email at SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com. For other tour dates go to http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com

The Legacy of Junius Brutus Booth, June 16

Come to Tudor Hall for a special talk on the legacy of Junius Brutus Booth Sr, father of John Wilkes Booth and patriarch of the Booth family. Presented by Jim Garrett, Booth family historian and Lincoln assassination author and speaker. Talk starts at 2 p.m. June 16 and lasts about 45 minutes. Located at 17 Tudor Lane, Bel Air, MD 21015. Please obey the speed limit on Tudor Lane and the Tudor Hall property when visiting. $5 cash for those ages 13 and older. For more info call 443-619-0008 or email at SpiritsOfTudorHall@gmail.com. For other tour dates go to http://spiritsoftudorhall.blogspot.com
 

Coming next . . .

Smokin and Shuckin fundraiser, June 21

The Harford County Education Foundation will host an inaugural annual fundraiser, Smokin and Shuckin, on Friday, June 21st, 2019 from 6-10 p.m. at the Richlin Catering and Event Center, located in Edgewood, MD. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help support public school students, to ensure they have the resources needed to succeed in school, work and life. Additional information about the event and sponsorships can be found at www.harfordeducation.org. Individual tickets can be purchased for $65 via the website. 

Ongoing . . .

Chesapeake Gallery Exhibition: “Holidays and Other Things I’m Not Sure About”, June 11- Sept. 12 at Harford Community College

The Chesapeake Gallery Exhibition: “Holidays and Other Things I’m Not Sure About” will be on display June 11-September 12, at Harford Community College, Student Center, Chesapeake Gallery.Artist Andrew Brown has exhibited his paintings and drawings nationally and internationally. He is a full-time instructor and graduate faculty member of the Department of Art and Art History at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

For the complete calendar of events at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, visit online at http://www.otterpointcreek.org/events/.

For the complete calendar of events at Eden Mill Nature Center, visit online at http://www.edenmill.org/Winter_2016___2017.pdf

For events at Harford Community College, visit http://harford.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp

For events at The Cultural Center at the Opera House in Havre de Grace, visit https://hdgoperahouse.org/event/