Events Calendar

Home & Garden

December 04, 2005

TODAY

MOUNT VERNON HOLLY TOUR

Visitors can tour eight homes, three historic buildings and two churches, all restored and redecorated, in Mount Vernon, during the self-guided walking tour, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Tickets $25. 443-524-2370 or hollytour.com.

OUT OF HAND CRAFT SHOW

More than 30 local artists and craftspeople will show their wares, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 201 Homeland Ave. Free admission. 410-592-9158.

TOMORROW

HOMEWOOD BY CANDLELIGHT

The annual holiday event features seasonal music, period rooms lighted by candlelight, festive decorations and refreshments, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Homewood House, 3400 N. Charles St. $6. 410-516-5589.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

POTTERY SHOW

The Holiday Studio Pottery Show and Sale of ceramic works by Harford Community College students will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the college's Student Center, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Free admission. 410-836-4247.

FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND DEC. 11

HOLIDAY GREENS SALE

Purchase poinsettias, wreaths, fresh roping, boxwood trees and swags at the sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 11 at Cylburn Mansion, 4915 Greenspring Ave. Free admission. 410-367-2217.

CHRISTMAS AT AN ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE

The annual holiday celebration includes tours of the decorated Ladew Manor House, live music, visits with Santa (Saturday and Sunday only) and a greens sale, including kissing balls, topiaries, boxwood trees, wreaths and more, at Ladew Topiary Gardens, 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 11. Admission $10; $8 seniors and students; $2 ages 12 and under. 410-557-9570.

SATURDAY AND DEC. 11

CERAMICS WORKSHOP

A two-day ceramics workshop with artist Kevin Crowe will be held 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 11 at the Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia. Included will be throwing and decorating demonstrations, a discussion of clay concepts and techniques and a slide show. All ability levels are welcome to participate. $110. 410-730-0075 to register.

SATURDAY

HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR

Tour five beautifully decorated historic houses and see an ornate train garden on the Relay-St. Denis Holiday House Tour, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, in the Relay community of Baltimore County. Stop at Relay Town Hall, 1710 Arlington Ave., between 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. for a tour booklet with directions. $15, $10 for seniors. 410-242-3218 or e-mail ddesa@comcast.net.

Send notices of garden and home decor events to harry.merritt@baltsun.com.

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