Saturday offers a full day of activities. Begin your morning with a flea market, move on to a harvest festival and then cap off the day by attending a Halloween ball that night.
An Indoor Flea Market sponsored by the Parent Teachers Association of North County High School begins as early as 8:30 a.m. for those who want to take advantage of a $1 early bird admission. From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. admission is free.
Eighty-five tables will offer a mixture of flea market and craft items for sale. Food will also be available.
The proceeds from this event will go toward the PTSA Scholarship Fund.
To rent a table for $12, call Vickie at 761-3935. North County High School, formerly Andover High School, is at 415 Andover Road in Linthicum.
Just a short distance away, at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, the UM Women are sponsoring their annual Harvest Festival. From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Fellowship Hall and Room 111, you can browse through the Christmas Boutique and White Elephant Tables. Buy delicious homemade cakes, cookies and sweet confections at the bake table and candy table.
A family-style luncheon will be served -- roast turkey, cranberry sauce, candied sweet potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, applesauce, rolls, beverage and dessert. The cost is only $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
LHUMC is at 200 School Lane, off of Camp Meade Road in Linthicum Heights. There is ample parking.
Plenty of time to go home and change into your costume for the Halloween Costume Ball at St. Philip Neri's Hall, 6401 Orchard Road. Dinner, including a hot meal, dessert and beverage is served from 8 to 9 p.m. Enjoy dancing to the music of the Tommy Thomas Trio from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The cost is $10 and includes dinner, beer, soda, chips and pretzels. Prizes will be awarded for costumes and games.
For information or tickets call Dot or John Tewey at 761-4079.
The first concert of the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum's 10th anniversary season takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday at North County High School.
The American Troubadour, Bill Schustik will be the featured performer. Schustik travels across the country entertaining audiences with his storytelling and expertise on the guitar, banjo, harmonica, concertina and dulcimer. He sings in a rich baritone voiceand tells tales of America's history and folklore.
He was an original member of the Pete Seeger Hudson River Sloop Singers and the official chanteyman for Operation Sail '76. Schustik has performed for presidents and heads of state, has been in several theatrical and television productions and spends each summer fulfilling his role as "America's only living chanteyman" aboard the 158-foot topsail schooner Shenandoah.
There is still time to join PAAL for this and four other concerts during the 10th anniversary season, all for only $20 a subscription. For more information, call Eloise Vaughn at 859-8047. PAAL concerts are handicapped accessible and parking is always free and well lighted.
PAAL is partially funded by the Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council and a grant from Baltimore Gas and Electric.
Tonight at 8, the Ferndale Garden Club is having its October meeting at the Ferndale Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd. The meeting will be on planting spring bulbs and their care. Erma Holland, president of the club will speak on "Forcing Bulbs." Hostesses for the evening will be Lucille Killian and Hilda Taylor.
The Garden Club meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of the month. New members and guests are welcome.
For additional details, call Erma Holland at 761-6759.
The Patapsco Valley American Association of Retired Persons No. 3850 is having a general meeting tomorrow at St. Christopher's Church Hall, 118 Marydell Road.
The Linthicum Wood Carvers, a group of men proficient at carving ducks, birds and other items from wood will be guests. They will demonstrate and discuss the techniques used in wood carving.
Members are invited to a Social Hour with refreshments at noon. The program begins at 12:45 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Next Tuesday, Oct. 29, AARP club member Helen Haslup will be inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Installation will take place at a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Overlea Hall on Belair Road. Tickets are $15 per person.
Haslup's appointment is published in a blue book which will be on permanent display at the Percy Andrus section in the Johns Hopkins Library.
To purchase tickets for the luncheon, please call Charles Haslup at 859-1850.
A special seminar titled "Broken Dreams" on the subject of perinatal loss including stillbirths, miscarriage and infant death is being sponsored by the Bereavement Center of Arundel Hospice. The seminar will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road.