Howard Magazine - Page 22 - Save The Date

Howard Magazine
- Page 22
Save The Date

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Midnight Madness Dec. 7 For the 40th year, Historic Ellicott City lights up with extended hours of holiday shopping, strolling carolers and a tree lighting. Visit Santa at the Firehouse Museum, 3829 Church Road, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Avoid the traffic by parking in one of five nearby lots — shuttles run 7 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. visitoldellicottcity.com.

 

Music Columbia Jazz Band Concert Dec. 15 Enjoy a night at the Museum of Howard County History and listen to a performance of holiday tunes by the Columbia Jazz Band. Proceeds benefit the Howard County Historical Society. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 8328 Court Ave., Ellicott City. Free-$10. 410-480-3250.

 

Music Columbia Orchestra’s Family Holiday Concert Dec. 15 The orchestra will play beloved holiday tunes from “The Grinch” and “The Nutcracker.” 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia. $10-$15. 410-465- 8777 or columbiaorchestra.org.

 

History Belmont Manor Open House Dec. 16 Step back in time and tour the historic Belmont Manor. Period decorations throughout the first floor are paired with period music and Colonial re-enactors. 3 p.m. Belmont Manor and Historic Park, 6555 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge. Free. 410-313-0200 or belmontmanormd.com.

 

Party New Year’s Eve at Turf Valley Dec. 31 The party features a dessert buffet, food stations and hors d’oeuvres, along with a midnight munchie station, bar and a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. 8:30 p.m. Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City. $130-$425. 410-465-1500 or turfvalley.com .