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November 1, 2011
Savage United Methodist Church, 9050 Baltimore Ave., will hold its Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12 from noon to 5 p.m. A bake sale and craft sale will be part of the festival, and food includes homemade soups, sandwiches, cole slaw and potato salad. For information, call 301-725-7630, or go to
October 3, 2014
Festival and dinner St. James' Parish will hold its annual fall festival and country ham and oyster dinner from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at 5757 Solomons Island Road in Lothian. The menu includes fried oysters, country and honey-baked ham, au gratin potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, rolls and biscuits, beverages and homemade pies. The festival will also feature bake and garden shops, crafts, antique cars, children's activities and guided tours of the church. Admission is free.
October 19, 2000
Trinity School in Ellicott City will hold its Fall Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event is one of the largest yearly fund-raisers for the independent Roman Catholic school. The festival, which will include hayrides, pumpkin decorating, raffles, haircuts and a silent auction, will be held on the school's 49-acre campus, 4985 Ilchester Road. Information: 410-744-1524.
By Karen Nitkin and For The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above. Here are a few: Maryland Autumn Glory Festival You might have been to Garrett County in summer to swim in Deep Creek Lake and in winter to ski at Wisp, but maybe you haven't yet experienced it in fall. The Autumn Glory festival is a good reason to travel to Western Maryland for leaf-peeping, craft shows, live music and parades.
September 24, 1997
The Days End Farm Horse Rescue will have its third annual fall festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.Pony rides, a petting zoo, riding demonstrations, a costume contest, horses in costume, pumpkin decorating, games and food will be featured. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children under 12 or $5 for a family.Days End, a nonprofit organization, rescues abused and neglected horses and restores them to health before adopting them out to caring families.The farm is at 15856 Frederick Road, Lisbon.
By Jean Marie Beall and Jean Marie Beall,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 7, 2000
UNION BRIDGE will hold its annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 on the grounds of Lehigh Portland Cement Co. About a dozen crafters will showcase their work, and Bear Branch Nature Center will have a reptile display. Jesse McCarley will perform magic tricks. For the first time, the Carroll County Volunteer Firemen's Association will demonstrate its Carroll County Family Safety House, which was dedicated last month, said Karen Kotarski, a member of the Union Bridge fire company and a Town Council member.
By PEG ADAMARCZYK | October 22, 1993
Fall festival time continues in the Pasadena area with several great opportunities for shopping, food and family fun.The parish of St. Jane Frances de Chantel in Riviera Beach will hold its first Fabulous Fall Festival for three days through Sunday. The festival will be open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. tomorrow and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, rain or shine."This is the first time in 30 years that we have attempted to have a carnival," said Kathy Dungan, event coordinator.
By JEAN LESLIE | October 3, 1994
Ellicott City's Waverly Elementary School has planned a fun day to raise funds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.It's the fifth annual fall festival, featuring children's games, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making and creating children's crafts.Ten local craft people will sell their wares and the PTA will sell large pots of chrysanthemums for $3.50 apiece.Children may join a sock hop, complete with laser show, dance contest and bubbles with Creative DJs. Or they can watch Columbia Gymnastics students demonstrate their skills.
By Kathy Sutphin and Kathy Sutphin,Contributing Writer | September 28, 1992
From best-dressed pets to delectable desserts, contests to be featured Saturday and Sunday at the eighth annual Mount Airy Fall Festival will offer a variety of ways to win prizes and enjoy the competitions.The Best Baby Photo Contest, sponsored by the Mount Airy Area Jaycees, offers proud parents and other relatives the opportunity to enter their favorite photographs of youngsters ages 3 and under.Patrons who gather in the downtown business district on Main Street for the Fall Festival will cast penny votes for the baby photo of their choice during both days of the rain or shine event.
By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | October 18, 1998
By the end of this month, as many as 7,000 schoolchildren will have taken hayrides through the pumpkin patch at Foster's Farm for an elementary lesson in farming.Surrounded by the rolling pastures, grainfields and woods of the Worthington Valley in northern Baltimore County, they can pick a fuzzy soybean pod and peel it open, jump in a pile of straw and choose a pumpkin to take home. Weekends, they can come back with their parents and stuff a scarecrow."I was picking up a piece of corn that was on the ground," said Edward Parham, 12, a seventh-grader at Pikesville Middle School who came with his class last week.
By Sandra Crockett and Sandra Crockett,SUN STAFF | October 15, 1998
There is just no getting around it. "The Avenue" isn't what it used to be, with its boarded-up storefronts, pawn shops and empty office buildings."The Avenue" in this case is Highlandtown's Eastern Avenue in Southeast Baltimore. It was once the community's bustling Main Street - but like many a city neighborhood, it has deteriorated."It's a combination of all the shopping malls, like the one in White Marsh, and people leaving the city," says Kenneth Strong, the executive director for Southeast Development Inc., explaining the shuttered businesses.
October 7, 2010
Fall festival Visit the fall festival at Chesapeake Christian Center, 206 Weston Woods Drive in Pasadena, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 for music, family activities, hay rides, pumpkin- and face-painting, horseshoes and more. A variety of foods and refreshments will be for sale. Information: 410-255-3168.
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