Things to do this weekend around Bel Air include the HCC Actors Guild production of “A Flea In Her Ear” at Harford Community College Friday through Sunday, the Fallston Drama Company production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” Friday and Saturday at Fallston High School and a grand opening celebration of the Harford Artists’ Association Gallery new location at the Armory Marketplace on Saturday.
Thursday, Nov. 10
“An Evening of Cocktails & Conversation” with New York Times-bestselling author Craig Parshall, Nov. 10
Friday, Nov. 11
Half-Off Fridays! at the Lutheran Mission Society Hickory Compassion Center, Nov. 11
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.
Car cruise-in at Lowe’s in Abingdon, Nov. 11
Car cruise-in 5 p.m. Nov. 11 at Lowe’s, 414 Constant Friendship Blvd., Abingdon. The event is free. For details, call 410-627-0027.
Hays-Heighe House open house, Nov. 11 & 12
The Hays-Heighe House will host a free open house at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 at Harford Community College, 410 Thomas Road in Bel Air. For details call 443-412-2539.
HCC Actors Guild in “A Flea In Her Ear” at Harford Community College, Nov. 11-13
HCC Actors Guild in “A Flea In Her Ear “at Harford Community College, Chesapeake Theater, November 11 & 12 at 8 PM and November 13 at 3 PM. In this great French farce, a wife, husband, and gigolo create a vortex of jealousy, mistaken infidelity, and misunderstood messages. Everything literally spins out of control on a revolving bed until the parties return to a happy, if dizzy, reunion. LIVEatHarfordCC.com or 443-412-2211.
Bel Air Drama Company’s 2nd Annual Mystery BINGO fundraiser, Nov. 11
“Arsenic and Old Lace” at Fallston High School, Nov. 11 & 12
Saturday, Nov. 12
Harford Artists’ Association Gallery grand opening celebration, Nov. 12
Grand opening celebration at The Harford Artists’ Association Gallery‘s new location in the Armory Marketplace behind the Bel Air Armory is scheduled for 11 a.m. Nov. 12. The Harford Artists’ Association Gallery is open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., at 37 North Main Street, Suite 104. Become acquainted with the fine art of Harford County at this gallery, which hosts bimonthly shows that showcase fresh and captivating artwork at each visit. All displayed paintings in the gallery are for sale, as are designer jewelry, pottery and gifts.
Bel Air Farmer’s Market, Nov. 12
The Bel Air Farmer’s Market is held 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday through Nov. 19 in the parking lot of the Mary Risteau Courthouse off of Thomas Street and S. Bond Street. For details, visit http://www.belairfarmersmarket.com
Havre de Grace Farmers Market, Nov. 12
The Havre de Grace Farmers Market runs Saturday mornings from 9 am to noon. The Market season starts on Saturday, May 7th. The last Market for the 2016 season will be Saturday, November 19th. The HdG Farmers Market is located in Hutchins Park at the foot of Congress Ave. For details, visit http://www.havredegracefarmersmarket.com.
Sunday, Nov. 13
The Liriodendron Art Gallery is open Sundays and Wednesdays, Oct. 30 – Dec. 11
Coming next . . .
African-American Democrats of Harford County monthly meeting, Nov. 15
Holiday Market at C. Milton Wright, Nov. 17
C. Milton Wright High School is hosting a Holiday Market from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the school, 1301 N. Fountain Green Road, Bel Air. Browse, have some fun and support the C. Milton Wright PTSO. For details, visitwww.facebook.com/CMWPTSO
Mistletoe Market at St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Nov. 17
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School is hosting its Mistletoe Market 2016 6-9 p.m., Nov. 17 in St. John Church Hall, 13305 Long Green Pike, Hydes. Come eat, sip, and shop at our 2nd annual shopping night benefitting St. John the Evangelist Catholic School! The event features: 30+ vendors & artisans offering a wide variety of merchandise; Delicious food by local caterer Baldwin Meals; Wine and soft drinks from our Candy Cane Café; Box raffle with fabulous prizes from our vendors; $6 admission includes a raffle ticket; Free reusable shopping tote for the first 50 shoppers! Cash/check accepted at the door; some vendors accept credit cards. Bring your friends — adults only, please
Dancing for the Arts at Maryland Golf and Country Club, Nov. 18 & 19
Community Dinner at VFW POST 6054, Nov. 21
Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, Nov. 24
11th Annual CCA FESTIVAL OF TREES, Nov. 26 & 27
Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26
Bel Air businesses will be participating in Small Business Saturday Nov. 26. In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day happens every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages people to shop at the small businesses that help write the story of America. The businesses in Downtown Bel Air are excited and ready to celebrate#smallbizsat with you! Be sure to visit http://belairmaryland.org/events-2/small-biz-sat/ to see what’s in store like sales and promotions in Downtown Bel Air on Small Business Saturday. Kick off your #smallbizsat with the Festival of Trees and then join us in supporting the many small businesses located in Downtown Bel Air by coming out and shopping local!
Bel Air Christmas Parade, Dec. 4
3:30 pm: Parade (down Main Street to Lee Street to Shamrock Park), 4:00 pm: Community Bonfire & Singalong in Shamrock Park, with free cookies and hot chocolate, 4:45 pm: Tree Lighting at Town Hall.
Scheduled to appear: Stilt-walkers and acrobats; local high school marching bands; costumed characters and mascots; beauty queens; performance units, dancers, floats and musical groups and even some special equestrian guests, ending with The Living Christmas Tree and Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! Event is weather permitting. In the case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled.
African-American Democrats of Harford County monthly meeting, Dec. 20
Deadline for Harford County’s anti-heroin youth video competition, April 7
The Harford County government is sponsoring a competition that encourages kids age 11 to 18 to create a 30-second video about the dangers of substance abuse. The winner’s video will be shown in local movie theaters. Submission deadline is April 7, 2017. For details, visit http://ow.ly/EpTt305Zo4p
Ongoing . . .
For the complete calendar of events at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, visit online at http://www.otterpointcreek.org/events/.