July 22, 2007
Historic Savage Mill will hold its second annual "Art Jam at the Mill" noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 to Sept. 23. Artists will talk to visitors about their work. Live musicians, a caricaturist, stilt walkers and clowns, art and craft workshops, face-painting and other activities are also scheduled. Admission is free. The 19th century textile mill houses antique and home furnishing stores, galleries, artists' studios, the Rams Head Tavern, banquet facilities and a French bakery. Information: www.savagemill .com.
November 16, 2006
Magic at the Mill The lowdown -- Take a stroll through Historic Savage Mill this weekend for the center's annual Holiday Magic at the Mill. Visitors can enjoy free wine and beer tastings, magic shows, family activities, holiday carolers, live jazz and more. The event also features the "Parade of Trees" fundraiser, in which visitors can vote for their favorite decorative tree by making a donation to the sponsoring organization's charity. Trees will remain on display, with donations being accepted through December.
November 20, 2005
Sandy's Repeat Performance, a consignment men's and women's clothing resale shop in Historic Savage Mill, is holding a fundraiser this weekend for Success in Style, a nonprofit organization that provides free business attire and fashion advice to disadvantaged women looking to enter or re-enter the work force. Money raised during the Holiday Magic at the Mill weekend is expected to be matched by Historic Savage Mill. Contributions will be accepted through Dec. 31. The goal is to raise $1,000.
November 6, 2005
Historic Savage Mill will present its "Holiday Magic at the Mill" on Nov. 19 and 20. The event will include the "Parade of Trees" to benefit 15 local charities and nonprofit organizations. Customers will be invited to vote for their favorite decorated tree. Strolling carolers, silent auctions, a holiday jazz brunch, wine and beer tasting, live music, and an antiques appraisal are planned. Information and for a schedule of events: www.savagemill. com. Reservoir High to do the musical `Grease' Reservoir High School in Fulton will present its production of Grease, the musical about romance and fast cars, from Nov. 17 to 20. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 18 and 19 and 2 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20. Tickets will be available at the door.
October 30, 2005
Yolanda Voss Studio International, a fashion design studio in Historic Savage Mill, will sponsor a fashion show, "Designers Premier," with participation from area designers, for the benefit of victims of the recent hurricanes. Money raised will be donated to the Salvation Army. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Models will show the work of several designers; the clothing will range from casual to formal. The cost is $30; $50 a couple. Students pay $10. Information: Liz Coady, 301-317-4007.
October 16, 2005
Howard County Tourism Inc. has launched its second season of the "Ghost Walks in Historic Savage Mill" tour during which historic characters haunt shops at the mill at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights this month and next. A tour guide tells the stories of four or five ghosts, including Rebecca King, who worked at the mill attending to workers' children and fell to her death from the mill's bell tower, said Deborah Ing, assistant director at Howard County Tourism. More than 1,000 people attended the inaugural tour season last year.