Community Notes


HOLIDAY HANDMADE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR Join The Hickory Ridge Community Association on Sunday, November 21st from 2-5pm at a holiday handmade arts & crafts fair. Enjoy shopping beautifully handmade items by 20 local artists and crafters featuring clothing, greeting cards, home decor, jewelry, soaps and more! Free Admission!

ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR! The Periodic Table Restaurant and Bar, 8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, MD. Presented By: The Periodic Table Restaurant and Bar, Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday. Phone: 410-753-0299. Time: 11am-10pm. Price: Free Sundays are definitely fun days at The Table with All Day Happy Hour! Every week we will have a $7 happy hour food menu and amazing drink specials! $2.50 Bottles - Budweiser, Budweiser Light, Miller Lite, Coors Lite, Michelob Ultra. $4.50 Drafts - All 16-ounce drafts. $5 House Wine - Casalini Pinot Grigio, Silver Gate Chardonnay, Silver Gate Pinot Noir, House Mountain Merlot. $5 Cocktails - Moscow Mule, Daiquiri, Whiskey Sour, Paloma, Fall Collins.

ST NICK CELEBRATION St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2892 Rt. 97, Glenwood, MD. Join us on Saturday, December 4th from 9 to 11 a.m. for our annual community event, A Family-Focused Celebration: Breakfast, Crafts, Visit with St Nick, Child Friendly Fun, Wreaths, Amaryllis Bulbs and Rosemary Christmas Trees for Sale. For general information, Covid policy and event updates see:, email contact:, church phone: 410-489-4035

HANDLE'S MESSIAH Dec 5, 7:30pm, Jim Rouse Theatre (JRT), Columbia, MD. Joining the Columbia Pro Cantare chorus and Festival Orchestra for this performance of Handel's Messiah will be popular guest soloists Amy van Roekel, soprano; MaryAnn McCormick, mezzo; Charles Reid, tenor; and Lester Lynch, baritone. For more information, visit, or call 410-696-2888.

FREE "COMING HOME" HOLIDAY CONCERT will be celebrated 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at St. Louis Church, Clarksville. St. Louis and St. Francis Pastorate adult and children's choirs will join forces with the Orchestra of St. Louis and guest artists to perform sacred and pops holiday favorites. Admission is free for the Series' most popular family concert, with best seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable, shelf-stable donations for the Howard County Community College Food Bank. For more information or to make a free will contribution to the Series, visit Note: Dec. 12 participants and audience will follow guidance and mandates set forth by the Howard County Government, the Archdiocese of Baltimore and St. Louis Parish for vaccinated and un-vaccinated.

HOLIDAY CONCERT December 19, 2021, 4:00 PM, Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia, MD, A Christmas Nol, CPC Chamber Singers. The annual holiday concert of the Columbia Pro Cantare Chamber Singers, featuring Christmas music from five centuries and around the world, sung a capella and accompanied. For more information, visit, or call 410-696-2888.

CHRISTMAS SALE The Knights of Columbus St. Michaels of Poplar Springs Council 10525 will offer Christmas Items for sale Nov 6 thru Dec 19 at each weekend mass in the Fellowship Hall at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Mount Airy MD.

MALL WALKING AT THE MALL IN COLUMBIA recurring daily, 6am-11am, The Mall in Columbia 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 1600 - Management Office, Columbia, MD.

"COMING THROUGH STRONG!" ART SHOW recurring daily through Dec 31, HorseSpirit Arts Gallery, 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD. Presented By: HorseSpirit Arts Gallery.

AWANA PROGRAM recurring weekly on Sundays, 6-7:30pm, church Building, 9605 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042-6324.

DURUFLE REQUIEM recurring daily thru March 6, 2022, Columbia Pro Cantare, 8510 High Ridge Road, Studio 17, Ellicott City, MD. Call 410-696-2888 for more information. Free.


GOSPEL CONCERT At Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church, 6750 Woodbine Road (intersection of Woodbine and Hoods Mill Rd). Ernie & Jason Couch Revival, a Nashville-based gospel duet, will be performing live on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. as we kickoff the opening of Morgan's Coffeehouse in our social hall. A freewill offering will be taken during the performance. Coffee, soda.

CHRISKINDLMARKT Nov 20, 11am-4pm. Come and join us for a German-style Christmas Mart. Food and drinks will be available to purchase, along with a variety of hand-crafted and unique gifts from vendors in the Grist Mill and Tannery. A portion of the historic Homestead will be decorated and open for you to visit. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season at Union Mills, celebrating our German heritage! Visit for more information.

CHRISTMAS IN SHIPLEY Drive-thru Christmas Bazaar, Nov 20, Zion UMC, 2716 Old Washington Rd, Westminster, MD. Baked goods, soups, jams, sandwiches, shrimp basket. Pre-orders only by Nov 13. To order or for more information call 410-848-9080.

BINGO Nov 20, Union Bridge Fire Company, 8 West Locust Street, Uion Bridge, MD. Doors open 4pm, early birds 6pm, bingo 6:30pm. Reservations required. $25 per person, incls 25 games w/9 card each. Food items will be available for purchase from 4pm through intermission. Please call or check Facebook for COVID regulations. Call or text Melvin Smith 443-789-3823 by Nov 18th to reserve seats.

TOY TRAIN SHOW Nov 21, 10am-3pm, sponsored by the Deer Park Lions Club, Agricultural Center, 706 Agriculture Center Dr, Westminster, MD. Find those things needed for the Christmas Garden or add to your collection! Large operating train layout sponsored by The Baltimore American Flyer Club. Admission $5. Children under 12: free. Richard Liebno 410-848-4929.

THE WESTMINSTER MUNICIPAL PRESENTS ITS 8th Annual Community Concert featuring "Sounds of the Season", Nov 29, 7pm, Carroll Community College, Scott Center, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD. No admission fee charged but donations are appreciated.

THE TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR IS REQUESTING BIDS to lease 80 acres of agricultural farm land at Town owned Bowersox Rd. Farm. The Bid Request can be found on the Town website, or by contacting Town Manager Gary Dye, Jr. at 410-635-6575 or

FIRST SATURDAY NIGHT presented by Stone Chapel UMC, December 4th, featuring Salem Bottom Boys. Doors open at 5:30pm, show starst at 7pm. Refreshments available. Free will offering will be collected. Masks optional. Stone Chapel UMC, 1448 Stone Chapel Rd, New Windsor, MD.

CRAFT FAIR The South Carroll High School Drama Boosters Club will be holding a multi-vendor craft fair on Saturday, December 4, 2021 in the Mount Airy Middle School cafeteria from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

SLIPPERY CHICKEN POT PIE QUARTS SALE Dec 5, pick up 12-3pm at the Union Bridge Fire Co, 8 Locust Street, Union Bridge, MD. Quarts will be sold by preorders $7. To order call 443-340-9462. Deadline for orders in Nov 23.

REBABULUZ VINTIQUES - VINTAGE GOOD & UNIQUE FINDS! 1901 Old Washington Rd, Westminster, MD, Nov 12-14, 26-28 & Dec 10-12.

CHURCH TO HOLD FOOD PANTRY Ebenezer United Methodist Church will hold the "Rock of Help" Food Pantry for anyone in the community in need of food from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the new food pantry building, behind the church, 4901 Woodbine Road, near Winfield. Non-perishable foods, assorted frozen foods, plus a non-food household item are available. Due to COVID restrictions, the food pantry currently is strictly drive-through. Church staff will put pre-loaded bags of food in your car. The food pantry will be held Nov. 20 and Dec. 18, 2021. The church is one-half mile south of Liberty Road on Woodbine Road. Information: call the church office at 410-795-6136 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; e-mail; or go to


FREDERICK SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS PJ O'Rourke, November 18, 7:30pm, The Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St, Frederick, MD. Admission between $35-$55. 301-600-2828.

CHRISTMAS MARKET 2021 Nov 19, 11-7pm, Calvary Lutheran Church, 16151 Old Frederick Road, Mt. Airy, MD, lunch 11am-2pm, dine-in or carry out. Crab cake dinner 4-7pm. Baked goods, jams & jellies, cheese balls, white elephants. Silent Auction with unique items online and in person, check our website There may be some outdoors vendors. 410-489-5280.

FULL MOON FOREST BATHING WITH A GREENER MIND Nov 19, 6:30-8:30pm, Fox Haven Farm & Learning Center, 3630 Poffenberger Rd, Jefferson, MD. $25.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER AT DUTCH'S DAUGHTER Nov 19, 8-10pm, Dutch's Daughter, 581 Himes Avenue, Frederick, MD. $85 per person (must be 21+). 410-549-2722.

M*A*S*H (1970) Nov 21, 3pm, Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. $4-$7 per person.

FROSTY FRIDAY Nov 26, 9am-9pm, Downtown Frederick, Frederick, MD. Free.

MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY HISTORY Nov 14, 21, 28, 2-3pm, presented by Ghost Tours of Historic Frederick, 515 South Market Street, Frederick, MD. $14 per person. 301-668-8922.

THE DOWNTOWN SATURDAY BAZAAR Saturdays Oct 31 thru Feb 19, 2022, 12-5pm, 331 Market St. Parking Lot, 331 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. Free.


ASPEN HILL AND OLNEY KNITTING AND CROCHETING CLUB - VIRTUAL Nov 26, 3-4:30pm, Join Aspen Hill and Olney's friendly group of long-time knitters and crocheters online to learn the craft or share your projects. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Aspen Hill chapter. For teens, seniors, adult.

FAMILY STORYTIME AT MCPL - VIRTUAL Nov 28, 10:30am-11am. We miss you! Join us virtually for Family Storytime!Join us live for Family Storytime via Zoom! Filled with diverse stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage young children of all ages to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning and introduce them to the culture of reading. Join our Family Storytime HERE: or Dial In: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 829 0673 1928

GENTLE HATHA YOGA Come join us at noon. Each virtual class will be taught by Carolyn Ericson, a certified yoga instructor. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase Chapter. Join our Event Here: or Dial In: 301 715 8592. Meeting ID: 830 6280 1327

CLIMATE CHANGE, JUST A CHANGE OR A CRISIS? with meteorologist Bob Ryan.Virtual event, Feb 10, 1-2:30pm. This program is free and open to all and is presented by COFFE (Council of Former Federal Executives & Associates) in collaboration with Little Falls Village and in partnership with the Little Falls Library of Montgomery County Public Libraries. Registration is required at least a day prior to the event. Please register at or by calling the Little Falls Village office at 301-320-3267. Please note, you will be asked to provide your name and contact information to Little Falls Village and will receive emails about the event after you register. Join our Event Here:


CHRISTMAS VILLAGE 2021 Baltimore's beloved holiday market returns to the Inner Harbor in 2021. Christmas Village in Baltimore is a combination of an outdoor and indoor holiday market at West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor. The event is modeled after the traditional Christmas Markets in Germany like the famous Christkindl Market in Nuremberg. Christmas Village will be running from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, Nov 25th through Dec 24th. The Village will be open for a preview weekend on Nov 20th and 21st! Opening hours for 2021 are as follows: Sundays-Thursdays: 11am-7pm; Fridays-Saturdays: 11am-8pm. Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve: 11am-5pm. Closed Days: Nov 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th; Dec 6, 7, 13, 14.