Christmas Bazaar in Elkridge, Fallfest, Country Breakfast and More in Howard County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.


Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend.  Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.

Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale

  • Where: Harwood Park United Methodist Church, 6635 Highland Ave. Elkridge
  • When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m.
  • Description:Great holiday crafts and decorations, gift ideas, delectable baked goods and thrift store items. Something for everyone.
  • Pricing: Free

Howard County Crafts Spectacular

  • Where:  Howard County Fairgrounds , 2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship
  • When:  Fri. Nov. 2, Sat. Nov. 3, Sun. Nov. 4, 2012, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Description:  Hundreds of crafters, artisans and holiday items for display and for sale.
  • Pricing: Free

Holiday Bazaar

COGS FallFest

  • Where: 5000 Signal Bell Ln, Clarksville
  • When:  Friday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m.
  • Description:  Dinner, silent auction and entertainment.  Proceeds benefit Neighbor Ride and the Howard County Office on Aging's Vivian Reid Community Fund.
  • Pricing: $65

First Friday Nature Sphere Nights

  • Where:  Robinson Nature Center 6692 Cedar Ln, Columbia
  • When:  Fri., Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Digital planetarium and dome-style movie theatre includes teachings about planets, constellations and solar phenomena and a full-dome feature film.
  • Pricing: $6 

Atholton High School Production of "Dream Girl"

  • Where:  Atholton High School 6520 Freetown Rd, Columbia
  • When: Fri., Nov. 2, Sat., Nov. 3, 7-9 p.m.
  • Description:  Atholton High School students star in a production of the Pulitzer Price winning comedy: Dream Girls.
  • Pricing: $10 in advance / $12 at the door


  • Where:  Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Ln, Columbia
  • When:  Oct 25-Nov 4, Thurs-Sat: 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m.
  • Description:  Silhouettes Stages presents the award winning musical Rent.
  • Pricing:  $18

Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City 2012 Bi-Annual Fall Country Breakfast

  • Where:  3300 Norberts Way, Ellicott City
  • When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m.
  • Description:  All-you-can-eat Country Breakfast that includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, locally favorite Boarman's sausage, sausage gravy, and more.  Proceeds support youth service projects in the Ellicott City and Howard County community.
  • Pricing: $7

Bright Lights of Broadway

 Where:  St. John's Parish Day School, 9130 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City

  • When:  Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Games, classes and exercises, led by experienced musical theatre instructors in consultation with professionals in speech-language pathology that help children with communication and social skills.
  • Pricing:  Free
Michele Miller November 02, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Thank you for letting us about the events in the community! It's nice to be able to support our neighbors!
Lisa Rossi November 02, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Thanks! We get a lot of our events listed in the story above from the events calendar, which is run off of user submissions. Any user can submit an event to the Elkridge calendar by going to this link: http://elkridge.patch.com/events and clicking on the green button on the right.
Gerus November 03, 2012 at 02:56 PM
Come down to Daniels Restaurant and Open Air Bar for the "Elkridge Music Festival" Sunday from 1-5pm! There will be 4 local bands playing: Sam the Muleman, Oella, Slickhampton, and O.R.B. Daniels will be having pit beef out back, a silent auction with sports memorabilia, raffles, and the TVs will have the Raven's game on!
Leighann Seidelman November 04, 2012 at 12:30 AM
FYI--the craft fair at Ho. Co. fairgrounds is $5 for adults, kids under 10 are free.


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