August 25, 2011
Lee Hager, a board member of the Woman's Club of Perry Hall, is pleased to share news of the final concert of the year in the eleventh Perry Hall Community Concert Series . A Free September Concert featuring the music of the Chesapeake Concert Band takes place Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Perry Hall High School auditorium, 4601 Ebenezer Road. Admission is free and open to the public. "We are so pleased to be back at the Perry Hall High School auditorium. We haven't been able to get there this spring and summer due to much needed repairs on the high school building," Hager said.
August 16, 2011
Concerts Outdoor sounds' swan song The Columbia Village Centers Courtyard concert series wraps up this week with three concerts. The Bay Jazz Project performs jazz Thu., Aug. 18, 6 p.m., at the Dorsey's Search Village Center. Invasion will play British rock Fri., Aug. 19, 6 p.m., at the River Hill Village Center. Finally, the Sidleys will perform a mix of R&B and rock Aug. 19, 6 p.m., at the Harper's Choice Village Center. Go to http://www.columbiavillagecenters.com . The live music series at Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi lakefront will close out the season this weekend with a performance by the Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition , which plays Thu., Aug. 18, 8 p.m. The Carl Filipiak Group plays guitar-based jazz Sat., Aug. 20, 8 p.m. Also at Lake Kittamaqundi, vocalist the Mango Project mixes contemporary jazz, R&B, funk and smooth jazz, and can be heard Sun., Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m. Legendary Washington guitar slinger Tom Principato stops in at the lakefront Wed., Aug. 17, 8 p.m. Go to http://www.lakefrontfestival.com . Staines at Baldwin's Veteran folk singer Bill Staines will perform Thu., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., at Baldwin's Station & Pub (7618 Main St., Sykesville)
August 10, 2011
Concerts Live at the lakefront Live music at downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi lakefront continue with a performance by Jettstream , a classic rock cover band which plays Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m. The seven-piece Eastern European/Balkan Gypsy band Balti Mare can be heard Sat., Aug. 13, 8 p.m. Also at Lake Kittamaqundi, vocalist Julie Hall will perform Sun., Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m. Popular Washington, guitar slinger...
July 28, 2011
Live at the lakefront Keyboard virtuoso Greg Hatza will bring his Greg Hatza ORGANization to the Lake Kittamaqundi Lakefront Thu., July 28, 8 p.m., at the Lake Kittamaqundi lakefront. The Richard Walton Group will perform jazz Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., at the lakefront. Also at Lake Kittamaqundi, Jeni Hankins and Billy Kemp will perform tradition folk and Appalachian music Sun., July 31, 6:30 p.m. Go to http://www.lakefrontfestival.com. Live 'n' local The Columbia Village Centers Courtyard concert series continues with the Kinderman performing a show just for children Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m., at the Dorsey's Search Village Center.
July 22, 2011
The Swingin' Swamies are scheduled for the Summer Concert series at River Hill shopping center Friday, July 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. They provide Swingin' entertainment with Jazz, Latin rhythms, R&B and soul music. There's something for every musical taste. Mis Spent Youth will play classic rock and pop music Aug. 5. The Ellis Woodward Kids' Show is scheduled for Aug. 12. Mark your calendar and plan to dine al fresco while enjoying pleasant summer evenings with family and neighbors.
July 12, 2011
Live and local The Columbia Village Centers Courtyard concert series continues with the Mudbugs, who play Cajun and Zydeco Thursday, July 14, 6 p.m., at the Dorsey's Search Village Center. Turner, Dean of Magic will perform amazing feats July 15, 6 p.m., at the River Hill Village Center. Marshall Booze and the McBooze Band play R&B July 15, 11:30 a.m., at the Kings Contrivance Village Center. For information and directions to all these free concerts, go to http://www.columbiavillagecenters.com.
June 17, 2011
Monday, June 20 Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Karen Messick will speak on "Shooting the Governor's Cup — From on Board. " There will also be a member's challenge and election of new officers. Information: 410-267-0461 or digitalphotoclub.net. Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville.
June 6, 2011
The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening of networking and business relationship building Wednesday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Dimitri's International Grille, 2205 Frederick Road. Events such as these are cost-effective ways of generating new business while asking for a more personal commitment than company money. Join us at Dimitri's for delicious food and drink and a wonderful opportunity to meet new business contacts. The Catonsville Heritage Foundation is the Gold Sponsor for this event and will share information with our guests about their latest fundraising efforts for local nonprofits.
May 30, 2011
One area Howard County can certainly boast about is its vibrant arts scene, with an abundance of choices that include theater, music and dance companies, as well as free outdoor concerts at Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park and Columbia's village centers. Performances are staged throughout the year at local venues, which include: > The Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College houses, among other facilities, the John G. Monteabaro Recital Hall, as well as a state-of-the-art black box theater.
May 6, 2011
Ahoy! "Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake," a themed event for children, returns for another season in the Annapolis harbor. Children can get their faces painted, dress up as pirates and participate in a treasure hunt on the water. Search for sunken treasure while using water cannons in defense against enemy pirates. Schedule and information: 410-263-0002 or chesapeakepirates.com. Golf tournaments •The Fort Meade Directorate of Emergency Services will hold a First Responder Golf Classic, 9 a.m. on May 20, at The Courses, 6800 Mapes Road.