'Spectacular' Evening at Miller Branch and More in Howard County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on in Ellicott City and around Howard County.

Each week, Patch puts together a list of weekend activities and events going on in Ellicott City and around Howard County. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.

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Evening in the Stacks

  • Where: Howard County Library System Charles E. Miller Branch & Historical Center, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City
  • When:  Saturday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m.
  • Description:  Live music provided by Dave Chappell & The Lone Stardusters, dinner and silent auction. There will also be a discussion by award-winning author Mary Doria Russell.
  • Cost:  $125


Vegetable Gardening Classes - University of Maryland Extension – Howard County

  • Where:  3300 N Ridge Rd, Ellicott City
  • When:  Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.
  • Description:  Howard County Master Gardeners (MG) will be holding a series of one-hour vegetable gardening classes at the University of Maryland Extension office.
  • Cost: Free


Senior Luau with Live Band

  • Where:  Alta at Regency Crest Apartment Homes, 3305 Oak West Dr, Ellicott City
  • When:  Saturday, Feb. 23, 12 p.m.
  • Description:  Afternoon of live music, Hawaiian inspired cuisine, lei making, Zumba classes, open swim in an indoor saltwater pool, door prizes and more.
  • Cost:  Free


Young People's Concert

  • Where:  Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd, Columbia
  • When:  Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.
  • Description:  Kids are invited to enjoy musical tales of sea-faring pirates.
  • Cost:  $15


HoCo Blogs Party

Elkridge Auto Auctions

  • Where:  Elkridge Auto Auction, 7281 Washington Blvd, Elkridge
  • When:  Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m.
  • Description:  All are welcome to bid on automobiles for sale.  Doors open at 9 a.m.        
  • Cost: $200 deposit required; money will be put towards any purchase.  


AUDITIONS: Silhouette Stages' Production - THE FULL MONTY

  • Where: Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Ln, Columbia
  • When:  Friday, Feb. 22, 6-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Actors and singers are invited to audition for the Silhouettes Stages’ Production of The Full Monty.
  • Cost:  Free

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