Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.
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Winter Wild Scavenger Hunt
- Where: Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum, 300 Oella Ave
- When: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m.
- Description: Grab our scavenger hunt checklist and find as many items as you can while exploring the great outdoors.
- Cost: Free
Rearview Mirror at Phoenix Emporium
- Where: Phoenix Emporium, 8049 Main St, Ellicott City
- When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 p.m.
- Description: Rearview Mirror will perform music from the 50s through today's hits.
- Cost: Free
- Where: Alexandra's Restaurant2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City
- When: Feb. 14-16, 5-10 p.m.
- Description: Valentine’s dinner and live entertainment. Reservations encouraged.
- Cost: See website for additional details.
Tea on the Tiber
- Where: 8081 Main St, Ellicott City
- When: Friday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 17, 12-3 p.m.
- Description: Victorian tea served in an intimate setting.
- Cost: $25
- Where: 6275 Old Washington Rd, Elkridge
- When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m.
- Description: The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department, Junior Firefighter Program hosts a Youth Dance. Ages 9-15 are welcome. Food for sale. Door prizes.
- Cost: $10
Valentine's Day After-Dark Couple's Evening
- Where: Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Ln, Columbia
- When: Friday, Feb. 15, 6 p.m.
- Description: Robinson Nature Center invites couples to wander through the exhibit space then enjoy a candle-lit dinner by boutique caterer, Dionysus Kitchen, using locally-available ingredients and wine.
- Cost: $75
An Alternative to the Traditional Valentine's Day
- Where: The Face Place, 6935 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia
- When: Friday, Feb. 15, 6:30 p.m.
- Description: Valentine’s Day party designed for friends, dates and singles to mingle and enjoy.
- Cost: $30
Peralynna Dinner Club Event
- Where: Peralynna Manor At Rosehill, 10605 State Route 108, Columbia
- When: Saturday, Feb. 15, Sunday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m.
- Description: Each month the the Columbia Inn at Peralynna hosts a Dinner Dance Event which features the RGR - Reilly, Goulait, ROsch Trio performing MoTown, Pop, Light Rock and Classic music of the last 50 years.
- Cost: $50
Kids on Broadway
- Where: Columbia Center of Theatrical Art, 6655 Dobbin Rd, Columbia
- When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 11:15 p.m.
- Description: Kids on Broadway is designed for children interested in strengthening their musical theater skills. Culminates in a final performance. (10 sessions) Ages 6-12 Class will be held at St. John's Parish Day School.
- Cost: $185
King Teddy swings Blob's Park
- Where: 8024 Max Blobs Park Rd, Jessup
- When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m.
- Description: Swing band performance, perfect for dancers.
- Cost: $10
- Where: Terrapin Adventures, 8600 Foundry Street
- When: Saturday, Feb. 16 – Sunday Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
- Description: Couples are invited to spend the day on a zip line, giant swing, climbing tower and high ropes challenge course for a three hours. Couples will also be eligible to win prizes from Savage Mill Merchants and enjoy sweets, hot chocolate and more.
- Cost: $85