Category: Holiday Events

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Homemade Halloween costume contest awards upcycled costumes on SMART’s Facebook page

| October 26, 2014 | Reply

An international recycling association is offering prizes for the best costumes made with upcycled products and submitted via Facebook. Here are the details: SMART Launches First Annual Upcycled Halloween Costume Contest Enter your homemade, upcycled Halloween costume for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card. Prizes will also be awarded to the second […]

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2014 Bel Air Independence Day Parade’s top award winners recognized at Bel Air Town Hall

| August 4, 2014 | Reply

The Bel Air Independence Day Committee recently recognized its 4th of July parade winners in a ceremony at Bel Air Town Hall. Here are the details: Bel Air 4th of July Parade Honors Major Winners   Bel Air, Maryland: The winners of the top awards from the 2014 Bel Air Independence Day Parade accepted their […]

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Bel Air Independence Day Committee releases July 4th celebration contest results and thank you letter

| July 10, 2014 | Reply

The Bel Air Independence Day Committee has released the results of this year’s July 4 contests held around town and the committee’s Vice President and Parade Chairman Michael Blum has composed a letter thanking the community for helping to make the celebration a success. You can see both items below: RESULTS OF 2014 JULY 4 […]

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Bel Air Set to celebrate “200 Star-Spangled Years” in 2014 Fourth of July celebration

| July 1, 2014 | Reply

The Bel Air Independence Day Committee sent along the following details about its July 4 celebration in Bel Air. For a full schedule of events, visit Bel Air Set to Celebrate “200 Star-Spangled Years” in 2014 Fourth of July Celebration (June 30, 2014) It’s time to make your plans to be a part of the […]

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Bel Air Independence Day Committee seeks groups to march in its July 4th parade

| May 16, 2014 | Reply

It’s time to sign up to march in the Bel Air Independence Day parade. The Bel Air Independence Day Committee seeks floats, marching units, antique cars and more to participate in the July 4 parade down Bel Air’s Main Street. Here are the details:   BEL AIR INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE SEEKS ENTRANTS FOR 2014 CELEBRATION   (Bel Air, […]

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Bel Air News & Views’ In/Out list for 2014

| December 31, 2013 | Reply

I put together the following list of what’s “In” and “Out” in 2014. Please feel free to suggest your own additions in the comments below or in an e-mail to me at Have a great New Year everyone! And thanks for reading BANV! In Out Hoping for a better Ravens’ season in 2014 Ravens Super […]

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Holiday light displays around Bel Air 2013

| December 24, 2013 | Reply

Looking for holiday light displays around town? There are several in the Bel Air area and others that are worth the trip. Here’s a list of a few. If you know of some others, please let me know here or at and I’ll be happy to include them. Holiday lights displays 2013  St. Matthew […]

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Tickets available now for Sterling Caterers’ annual Surf & Turf New Years Eve Dinner & Dance

| December 15, 2013 | Reply

  Bel Air News & Views sponsor Sterling Caterers is hosting its annual Surf & Turf New Years Eve Dinner & Dance from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at Jarrettsville Gardens, 3825 Federal Hill Rd. in Jarrettsville. Tickets are $50 per person and $90 per couple for an evening of dining and dancing […]

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Havre de Grace’s First Fridays event takes place tonight, Santa arrives in town Saturday at 6 p.m.

| December 6, 2013 | Reply

The city of Havre de Grace changed its Santa arrival date this weekend to 6 p.m. on Saturday due to reports of inclement weather. It’s First Fridays event is on for tonight. Here are the details from the city’s Office of Marketing and Tourism:   It is First Fridays tonight Dec 6th and all our shops and […]

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Bel Air Christmas Celebration Chairman thanks participants in Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration

| December 2, 2013 | Reply

Bel Air Christmas Celebration Chairman Michael Blum sent along the following letter to thank all those who participated in Sunday’s Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration: To the Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air […]

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