Howard Magazine - Page 26 - Save The Date (2)

Howard Magazine
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Save The Date (2)
Best Bet

Hops and Harvest Festival

Sept. 29 Attendees of the festival for all things beer are encouraged to bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs and good vibes. The event boasts dozens of Maryland breweries, wineries and distilleries. There will be two sessions: noon to 4 p.m., and twilight to 9 p.m. Downtown Columbia Lakefront, 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia. $10-$50. hopsandharvestfest.com.

Culture

Korean Festival of Maryland

Sept. 15 For the past 41 years, the festival has given attendees a glimpse into the culture and contributions of the Korean community. Enjoy authentic food, dancing, entertainment and games. 10 a.m. at Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairground Road, West Friendship. koreanmd.org.

History

Decorator Show House

Sept. 21-Oct. 21 For the 32nd year, Historic Ellicott City Inc. invited local designers to transform a historic Howard County property — the 1907 Victorian home at Wilderness Farm, 3366 Jennings Chapel Road, Woodbine. 10 a.m. Wednesday through Sunday. $25-$30. 410-461-6908 or historicec.com.

Shopping

Gem, Mineral Jewelry and Fossil Show

Sept. 22-23 Shop more than 40 vendors for cut stones, handmade jewelry and specimens at the 54th annual show featuring demonstrations, displays, exhibits and family-friendly activities. 10 a.m. at Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairground Road, West Friendship. $6. gemcuttersguild.com.

Fitness

Columbia BikeAbout

Sept. 29 The group bike ride typically attracts 400 people who gather for some fresh air and exercise on Columbia’s network of pathways. Time and course to be determined. columbiaassociation.org/bikeabout.