Howard County Weekend Events

Here's what's going on around Howard County this weekend.


  • Ellicott City Fall and Music Festival

Where: Main Street, Ellicott City

When: Saturday, Sept. 29 from noon to 7 p.m. in the city's Historic District

Why to go: This year's Fall Festival will not only feature family friendly activities such as pumpkin decorating, face painting and a moon bounce, but also a 53-band music festival. The bands will begin between noon and 1 p.m. on indoor and outdoor stages and will play throughout the day.

Price: Free

  • Rock Your Jeans Expo

Where: Supreme Sports Club, 7080 Deepage Dr., Columbia

When: Saturday Sept. 29, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Why to go: Columbia Association is hosting this free event, which consists of a Macy's fall fashion show, fitness class demos and special giveaways.

Price: Free

  • Howard County Walk to End Alzheimer's

Where: Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City

When: Saturday Sept. 29, 9 a.m.

Why to go: Join volunteers and staff for an opportunity to raise awareness and funds to help treat Alzheimer's disease with others from around Howard County. 

Price: Free

  • Ron Konkus Memorial Fly-In & Family Fun Weekend

Where: Baltimore St. & Georgia Ave., Halethorpe

When: Saturday Sept. 29, Sunday Sept. 30, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Why to go: Dozens of local hobbyists will bring their remote control airplanes, jets and helicopters out to Southwest Area Park to fly through the air. In addition, flight demonstrations as well as novice training sessions will take place throughout the weekend.

Price: Free

  • Mt. Hebron High School Pancake Breakfast

Where: Mt. Hebron High School, Route 99, Ellicott City

When: Saturday Sept. 29, 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Why to go: Mt. Hebron's annual pancake breakfast will be used to raise funds for the new Mt. Hebron football program and "Restore the V" Homecoming Day. There will also be entertainment and a silent auction.

Price: $6

Where: Elkridge Branch Library, 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge

When: Saturday Sept. 29, 3 p.m.

Why to go: Celebrate Pokemon's Sweet Sixteen! Bring your Nintendo DS and all your memories to a party that includes a cosplay contest and trivia. Ages 11-17. 

Price: Free

David Gertler September 28, 2012 at 04:31 PM
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Brian Meshkin September 28, 2012 at 06:24 PM
Medicine Abuse Free Breakfast and Town Hall at the Bain Center 9/29 8 am to 9:30 am - activities for kids with DrugFree Charlie and local experts engage community in the discussion about how to protect youth from medicine abuse http://columbia.patch.com/events/medicine-abuse-project-town-hall-breakfast
Lisa Rossi September 28, 2012 at 10:14 PM
Thanks for posting, Brian and David!
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