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Upcoming Events and everything Ellicott City, MD. We post & Twitter any function or event you may have to help your event get a wee bit more additional exposure, a free service offered to the local community. Future events are posted to the Calendar of Events. Last time this page was updated June 24, 2016 6:20 PM
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Late Night Happy Hour!
Friday + Saturday
8-midnight in the bar
half-price all cocktails
half-price all martinis
half-price all bottles of wine

Cheers.

 
 

 

Introducing our new

HAPPY HOUR
monday - friday
3 - 6

HALF-PRICE ALL BEER
$3 OFF ALL GLASSES OF WINE
$3 OFF ALL APPETIZERS
$3 OFF ALL FLATBREADS

IN THE BAR +
ROOFTOP DECK

this week at portalli's

monday
half-price all bottles of wine

tuesday
half-price all beer

wednesday
$3 red or white sangria

thursday
lobster night!

friday + saturday
8-midnight in the bar
half-price all cocktails
half-price all martinis
half-price all bottles of wine

ROOFTOP DECK
NOW OPEN !

     

 

 

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8085 Main St. - Ellicott City, MD 21043 - 410.720.2330 - www.portallisec.com
Don't forget about our Late Night Happy Hour: Half Price wine bottles and martinis, and $3 Microbrews at the bar from 8pm-midnight!!

We truly look forward to taking great care of you!
Sincerely,


                                                      
Evan Brown
Portalli's
 


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We Can't Get Enough of You!

Now Open 7 Days a Week

Friday & Saturday Nights

Sunday thru Thursday, 11 am to 5 pm (or later)

Friday & Saturday, 11 am to 8 pm (or later)

Can't wait to see you!

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Create Your Very Own Jewelry Store

A New Party Concept for Children 

Age 3 to 11

Perfect for Birthdays,

Daisy, Brownie & Girl Scout Outings

Daycare & Camp Groups

Pretty Cool... An Hour and a Half of Fun

Each child will select and take home:

15 Pieces of vintage jewelry

Assorted jewelry boxes and pouches

Hand mirror

Business cards & store sign

Display cloth and tote bag

$38 per child

$34 per child for groups of 6 or more

Call now to book your party & get more information: 410-480-8400


SHOP & PARTY at The Vintage Vault & Gallery

Imagine This...

A gathering of friends who adore unique shopping experiences,

Some nice sipping & snacking in our art gallery,

A hostess "thank you" of 20% OFF & 10% OFF for all of your guests!







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Howard County Historical Society Lunch Dates with History Lecture Series
March 4 - December 2, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Howard County Historical Society 8328 Court Avenue Ellicott City, MD 21043 / 410-480-3250

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Free for HCHS members and $5 for non-members



March 4: “In Carrie’s Footprints – The Long Walk of Warren Dorsey”  by Warren Dorsey and Jack McBride White
April 1: ” Remembering Streetcar No. 9 and Rails to Trails” by Dave Ditman and Maureen Sweeney Smith​
May 6: “Overview of Evolution of Howard County Cemeteries” by Fred Dorsey
June 3: “Cool Deliberate Courage – John Eager Howard in the American Revolution” by John Beakes
Aug. 5 “Historical Archaeology at Patapsco Female Institute” by Lee Preston
Sept. 2: “Benjamin Banneker” by Gwen Marabel
Oct. 7: “Patapsco Heritage Greenway” by Mary Catherine Cochran
Nov. 4: “So You Want to Buy An Old House? – What to Look Out for And What’s on The Market Now” by Shelley Wygant
Dec. 2: “The Enchanted Forest – Maryland’s Storybook Park” by Linda Harrison Gardiner, Martha Clark and Janet Kusterer
Bring your own lunch; drinks and treats provided. Tickets are free for HCHS members and $5 for non-members. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lectures are given noon-1 p.m. followed by an optional tour of the museum.

Tickets: http://hchsmd.org/events.


Happy Hour Complimentary Buffet with any drink!
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Weekly on Friday & Sunday until December 31, 2016)

Kogiyaki 9469 Baltimore National Pike Ellicott City, MD 21042 / 410 680-8034

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Happy Hour Complimentary Buffet with any drink!

Kogiyaki, new in Ellicott City, is offering customers a complimentary buffet with any alcoholic beverages. Only valid during happy hour Mon-Fri from 4-7pm.

First Fridays Ellicott City
@ 5:00 pm (Monthly on Fridays)

Old Ellicott City Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043

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First Fridays Ellicott City

Bring the family for an evening of specials and sidewalk sales plus late night dining and entertainment in the Ellicott City historic district. Live music featuring the best of local talent 6pm – 8pm in front of the B&O Railroad. Feel free to bring a chair and enjoy.


 

Wednesday Farmers Market
June 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Miller Branch Library 9421 Frederick Rd Ellicott City, MD 21042

Wednesday Farmers Market

Fresh farmers market veggies, fruit and much more. Cheese, butter and breads; pizza, ice cream and goodies!

Directions to Market: From Route 29, take Exit 24B onto Route 40 West. Turn left at St. John’s Lane. Turn right onto Frederick Rd. The Miller library will be on the left.

Bowling Green Farm, LLC
Sykesville, MD
Bowling Green Farm is a 10th generation family farm located in Howard County, Maryland. We use our milk to make fresh local cheese and cheese spreads. Our delicious cheese starts with our cows raised from calves, access to pasture at all times and hormone free.
Website: www.bowlinggreenjones.com

Great Harvest Bread Co.
Columbia, MD
Great Harvest gives you fresh made breads and mixes made from fresh milled flour, all natural ingredients, no additives and preservatives, made from scratch. Items available include: Delicious fresh baked whole wheat breads, fresh baked cookies, muffins, scones, a large selection of granolas, and a variety of mixes.
Website: www.greatharvestcolumbia.com

Hensing’s Hilltop Acres, LLC
Dayton, MD
Howard county farm offering: unpasteurized/ raw milk (labeled for pet consumption only) and pet treats, such as dehydrated pork liver dog treats.
Website: www.hensingfarm.com

Lewis’ Orchards
Cavetown, MD
We are a 4th generation family orchard, located in Cavetown, Maryland. In season, we grow strawberries, cherries, peaches, blueberries, nectarines, pears, plums, raspberries, apples, and apple cider.
Website: www.lewisorchards.com

Love Dove Farms
Woodbine, MD
All Naturally grown veggies without the use of any chemicals or pesticides. We use organic farming techniques, and grow tons of veggies including: Spinach, Kale, Arugula, Beets, Turnips, Radishes, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Squash, Zucchini, Cucumbers, Garlic, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Ginger, and so much more! Stop on by and visit us at the Farmers’ Market!
Website: www.lovedovefarms.com

Penn Farm
Colonial Beach, VA
Seasonal offerings including: Asparagus, Tomatoes, Eggplant, Peppers, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Onions, Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Various Greens, Beets, Lettuce, Radishes, Leeks, Pumpkins, Herbs, Potatoes, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery
Website: www.pennfarmnormasproduce.com

Renata’s Tasty Bites
Columbia, MD
We specialize in traditional handmade European cookies, pastries, and cakes. Made with natural ingredients, our products are top quality.
Variety includes: Tomato tarts, cheese rolls, scones, fruit galettes, German plum cake, Linzer cookies, Nutella cookies, vanilla walnut crescents, gluten-free almond crescents, honey walnut
Website: www.renatastastybites.com

River House Pizza Co., LLC
Ellicott City, MD
River House Pizza Co. works to make the freshest pizzas around! Using high quality flour that is never bleached or bromated, a slow fermentation process that takes two days and a 900 degree wood fired oven gives us the crust we desire.  We use seasonal ingredients from local farms to top our pizzas.  Giving you the BEST PIZZA EXPERIENCE you will ever enjoy.
Website: www.riverhousepizza.com

Scoop & Paddle Ice Cream Company
Clarksville, MD
All natural, handmade ice cream available in single servings, pints, or sandwiched between handmade cookies. Ice cream available in a variety of classic and seasonal flavors.
Website: www.scoopandpaddle.com

Stone House Cakery & Café
Taneytown, MD
Stone House Cakery offers cupcakes-specialty cakes to wedding cakes. Sweet breads made from fresh fruits and farm fresh eggs as well as NY crumb cake. Cookies with old-fashioned flair. Brownies and bars of different varieties. Pies; just the way that Grandma Zentz taught me. And of course, our special ingredient… Love, is placed in all of our products. See you at the market!
Website: www.stonehousecakeryandcafe.com

Thai Spices, LLC
Ellicott City, MD
Locally homemade Thai products including many varieties of curry, including green, red, and panang, and sauces, ranging from hot to sweet and sour.

Thistle Rock Farm and Nursery
Sharpsburg, MD
We sell a wide variety of annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetable & fruit plants; Other plant products include hanging baskets, succulents/ cacti and flowering shrubs. We also offer cut flowers.
Website: www.thistlerocknursery.com

The Breadery
Catonsville, MD
Offering locally produced whole grain, white, artisan, quick and gourmet breads, as well as muffins and cookies.
Website: www.breaderyonline.com

The Vegedible
Ellicott City, MD
Website: www.thevegedible.com

TLV Tree Farm
Glenelg, MD
Variety of spring, summer and fall vegetables, including but not limited to strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, fresh herbs, bedding plants, flowers, honey, pumpkins, jellies, jams, fall squash, Christmas trees, wreaths, roping and much more. Don’t forget the Farm Fresh Pork, Beef, Lamb, Chicken and eggs! All raised in Howard County!
Website: www.tlvtreefarm.com

GUEST VENDORS

BLTeas, LLC @ Heron’s Meadow Farm
Woodbine, MD
Heron’s Meadow Farm is home to BLTeas, LLC and Mud Pi Studios. We are proud to be Maryland’s first and only producer of tea. In addition, we grow specialty herbs for our teas or for your culinary use. To round out your tea experience, we have handmade stoneware teapots and mugs created by Mud Pi Studios.
Website: www.blteas.com
Dates: 5/18, 6/8, 7/13, 8/17, 9/7

Elk Run Vineyards
Mt. Airy, MD
Dates: TBD


Friday Farmers Market
June 3, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

Howard County General Hospital 5755 Cedar Ln Columbia, MD 21044

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Farm Fresh Pork, Beef, Lamb, Chicken and eggs! All raised in Howard County! Veggies, fruit and wholesomeness. Pizza, cakes and sno cones. Tea, too!
Directions: From Route 32 West, take Exit 17 onto Cedar Lane.
Follow for a little over a mile. Howard County General will be on the right.

Chill Out Sno Cones
Columbia, MDAll of our ingredients are sourced locally, from our ice, to our fantastic flavors; even our awesome toppings and soft serve ice cream ingredients are all found locally here in Maryland.
Website: www.chilloutsnocones.net

Pong’s Orchard
Fulton, MD
Offering seasonal produce including Asian Pears, Peaches, Apples, Sweet Cherries, Plums, Persimmons, Blueberries, Figs, Cherry Tomatoes, Tomatillos, Hot peppers, Sweet Peppers, Eggplants, Cucumber, Fruit, Vegetable & Herb Plants, Meyer Lemons, Persian Limes, Calamondins, Kumquats, Bay Leaf, and Basil.
Website: www.pongsorchardmd.com

River House Pizza Co., LLC
Ellicott City, MD
River House Pizza Co. works to make the freshest pizzas around! Using high quality flour that is never bleached or bromated, a slow fermentation process that takes two days and a 900 degree wood fired oven gives us the crust we desire.  We use seasonal ingredients from local farms to top our pizzas.  Giving you the BEST PIZZA EXPERIENCE you will ever enjoy.
Website: www.riverhousepizza.com

Stone House Cakery & Café
Taneytown, MD
Fresh baked goods: Varieties of pies, cakes, cupcakes, breads, sweet breads, brownies, cookies, and seasonal items. All made with our special ingredient… Love. Special orders accepted. See you at the market!
Website: www.stonehousecakeryandcafe.com

TLV Tree Farm
Glenelg, MD
Variety of spring, summer and fall vegetables, including but not limited to strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, fresh herbs, bedding plants, flowers, honey, pumpkins, jellies, jams, fall squash, Christmas trees, wreaths, roping and much more. Don’t forget the Farm Fresh Pork, Beef, Lamb, Chicken and eggs! All raised in Howard County!
Website: www.tlvtreefarm.com

Guest Vendors

BLTeas, LLC @ Heron’s Meadow Farm
Woodbine, MD
Heron’s Meadow Farm is home to BLTeas, LLC and Mud Pi Studios. We are proud to be Maryland’s first and only producer of tea. In addition, we grow specialty herbs for our teas or for your culinary use. To round out your tea experience, we have handmade stoneware teapots and mugs created by Mud Pi Studios Website:www.blteas.com
Dates: 5/20, 6/10, 7/15, 8/19, 9/9

Harvest Rise Bread Company
Columbia, MD
Dates: 5/6/, 6/3, 7/8, 8/19, 9/2, 10/7


First Friday Late Nights in the Nature Sphere - Stars
June 4, 2016 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am

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Looking for a unique Friday night experience? Leave the kids at home and bring your date or a group of friends to the Robinson Nature Center for some top-notch astronomy and entertainment. This program is for adults 18 years and older, and it features a full-dome movie preceded by a planetarium presentation about current happenings in our night sky and space science.

Programs held in NatureSphere, a full-dome movie theater and planetarium that seats up to 50 people. Register early to secure your seats. $6 per ticket. Ages 18 years and up. This program features the movie, “Stars”.


Spirits of Ellicott City Ghost Tours
June 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm (Monthly on Third Tuesday)

Howard County Welcome Center - Ellicott City 8267 Main St Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Spirits of Ellicott City Ghost Tours
COUPON CODE: ECNET

Howard County Tourism Spirit Tour $5.00 Discount

This tour takes you inside some of Ellicott City’s haunted locales and gives you the chance to enjoy a drink if you would desire as you listen to tour guides regale you with tales of paranormal activity and spooky occurrences. You must be 21+ to attend the Spirits of Ellicott City Tour.


Grand Opening of WAXUALITY
Saturday, June 18, 2016 @ 9am - 7pm

3211 Corporate Ct., Ellicott City, MD

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Grand Opening! Lots of Prizes, Food, Waxing Specials and Giveaways throughout the day!

Family Fun Festival
June 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Racing 2 Cure 844-R2C-CURE

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$5 Donation Per Car

Racing 2 Cure, is excited to announce the Inaugural Racing 2 Cure Festival to be held on June 18, 2016 at the Howard County (Maryland) Living Farm Heritage Museum. The festival will feature the 2nd Annual Riley Carr Memorial Lawn Mower Races as well as several inaugural events including a car show and corn hole tournament, as well as a silent auction and vendor/flea market. All funds raised at the event will directly benefit families fighting cancer living in and near Howard County.

The lawn mower races will once again be presented by Maryland Ground Maintenance while the races are being conducted by the Mason-Dixon Lawn Mower Racing Association. The festival will be from 8am till 4pm, with the races starting at noon and other events starting throughout the morning. Several dozen venders have already committed for the vendor/flea market, and registration for the car show and cornhole tournament opens today. The silent auction will feature items from sports team in Maryland, businesses throughout the state, and motorsports memorable.

The festival will open to attendees at 8am with vendors and car show participates being allowed to enter at 7am. There will be a $5 per a car entry donation to enjoy all of the activities, including lawn mower racing! In addition there will be food, drink, and other snacks on site to purchase. There might even be some free tickets around Howard County closer to the event!


138th Annual Clarksville Picnic sponsored by St. Louis Church
June 25, 2016, noon to 9pm

St. Louis Parish, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 / Tracy Mayer 410-531-6040

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Come to a day filled with kid's games, pony and hay rides, face painting, your favorite fair foods and sweet treats – Saturday, June 25, 2016, noon to 9pm!  There's also a magic show and lots of music.  There's plenty for the grown-ups to do – BINGO!, a Silent Auction, plant sale, hand-made crafts, White Elephant garage sale, and our $20,000 raffle to a name a few.  Enjoy our popular family-style chicken and pulled pork dinner with all the fixins' under the big tent.  Tickets for the dinner are $15 for adults, $6 for those 5-10, and kids under five eat free.  There is no admission charge to enter the picnic grounds.  We hope to see you there!!!



Brien Cole, realistic painter of wine-themed art, will be working live at Still Life Gallery on Saturday July 9th, 11-6

Watch Artist Brien Cole Paint LIVE at 
Still Life Gallery Fine Art & Custom Framing

Saturday July 9th, 11:00am - 6:00pm

8173 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 461-1616

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Maryland painter Brien Cole is well-recognized for his stunning still-life oil paintings focusing on wine themes. Many viewers often initially mistake his paintings for photographs and are amazed at their level of detail and realism. Brien’s art has been acquired by collectors nationally and internationally, including paintings commissioned by wineries such as Barboursville and Perigeaux Vineyards. He is an invited painter at Wine in the Woods in Columbia, Maryland, as well as other wine festivals.

Many of Brien's paintings will be on display! Bring in your special bottle and ask Brien about a custom-commissioned painting.

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Summer Madness Celebration & Expo
Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Howard County Fairgrounds - 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD 21794

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About the Summer Madness Celebration & Expo

This community event was designed to celebrate all the joys of summer, which for many of us represent playtime, new memories with family and friends, vacation, breaks from school, fashion and other shopping. We've managed to bring in summer madness under one roof for the day, and we invite you to join in the fun! This is a family friendly event.

Who should attend this event? Small business owners, consultants, youth and adult community members, local officials, and the media. This is a celebration for all to partake in! For those who have attended our Small Business Saturday events, this is a similar model, but on a larger scale.

Why are we hosting this event? This event is brought to you by Divinity Affairs, a division of Exceptional Business Solutions, LLC. Learn more about us by visiting our sites and social media profiles. Divinity Affairs was launched with one goal... to bring people together through our marketing and event initiatives for social event types.  From weddings to expos, we strive to bring in elements of fun, innovation, and celebration...period! We know the importance of community and collaboration, and have been managing events, marketing and business management strategies for small businesses, non-profits, and families for more than 2 decades!  Oh, and this division likes to party so prepare yourselves for a funky good time!!

What will the event entail? We're glad you asked! There will truly be something for everyone.

  • Thumbs Up Party Planning will provide face painting, glitter tattoos and other games for the kiddies!

  • Kelsey's Kloset will host a fashion show featuring the very adorable styles from her shop in Laurel, MD!

  • We'll also have shopping with 30+vendors and sponsors!

  • Live demonstrations for yoga and more!

  • Entertainment, dj, and more!

  • Lots of door prizes!

Performance Opportunities

Are you interested in performing at our event? We'd love to have you! If you're a local singer, dance company, martial arts company, magician, or other community based artist, please email us to express your interest. 

Come Out to Meet and Shop Your Vendors

We are looking for the following vendor types: jewelry, makeup, stylists, barbers, bakeries, entertainers, hotels, bed & breakfasts, daycare providers, clothing, accessories, technology, realtors, loan officers, model instructors, fashion designers, dance companies, weight loss programs, personal trainers, bartenders, videographers, life coaches, business coaches, corporate gift basket companies, printers, florists, artists, authors, publishers and more!

All vendors will be listed here as they register:

  • Fairway Independent Mortgage
  • It Works
  • Tyra Beauty
  • Younique

Our sponsors will be promoted on the Facebook Event Page!

A huge expression of gratitude to all of our vendors and sponsors!

Additional door prize and other sponsorship opportunities are available. Email Tya Bolton with your interest at Tya@ExceptionalBizSolutions.com

FAQs

What are my payment options for purchasing goods from vendors?

Every vendor will have a variety of ways to pay so be sure to bring cash, credit cards, and checks.

What are my transportation/parking options for this event?

Please reference the map located on this event page.  There is plenty of parking available in a complimentary parking lot.  

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact Tya Bolton at Tya@ExceptionalBizSolutions.com or by phone at 877.410.3249, ext. 201.

How do I share this event on social media?

Click the social media icons on the top of this registration page and share via your profiles and pages. Be sure to use the event hashtag, #SummerMadness and tag @TyaBolton.

Please note, in the spirit of ensuring we have an exciting, fun-filled, drama free event, we may exercise the right to decline / refund vendor signups whenever there is a conflict of interest of any sort. Vendor and sponsor registration fees are non-refundable. However, you may move your credit to a future event to occur within a year as long as you provide a written request more than 7 days prior to the event date.

Don't forget to register by Friday, 07/22/16 and bring your friends and family.

See you there!




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