Harford Digest

HARFORD DIGEST

November 16, 2003

Oyster dredging planned on skipjack Martha Lewis

Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy Inc. is taking reservations for its annual oyster-dredging excursions on the skipjack Martha Lewis.

The skipjack will depart from the Tidewater Yacht Basin Service Center in Baltimore at 9 a.m. and return by 3 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday and Nov. 24.

The cost is $125 and includes six hours of sailing, participating in dredging, lunch, two dozen oysters, and use of rain pants and rubber gloves.

This program is limited to 10 passengers a day. Reservations are required. Information: 410-939-4078.

College offers course on gingerbread houses

Harford Community College is offering classes on creating gingerbread houses Dec. 6, Dec. 9 and Dec. 11. Classes will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Joppa Hall on the HCC campus.

The course is designed for a parent or an adult relative to attend with a child age 3 or older. Participants should bring a sturdy plate for the base and a box of graham crackers. Tuition of $20 covers adult and child. The $7 course fee covers supplies.

Information: 410-836-4376 or 410-879-8920, Ext. 376.

Walking tours of sites in Port Deposit offered

Walking tours of more than 25 notable homes, churches and businesses in Port Deposit will be offered from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 6.

Tour events will include a miniature train garden, Christmas tree and bake sale, the annual Lions Club Christmas Festival and other holiday activities.

Tour tickets are $10. Children younger than age 5 will be admitted free. Proceeds benefit Port Deposit Heritage Corp. Information: 410-378-4480.

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