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L OV E Harford County! Reasons to

Welcome! Just 25 miles north of

Baltimore, Harford County offers world-class attractions, special events, and natural beauty. Whether you are relocating or just visiting, you will find so much to Love in Harford County! Throughout the guide look for the 25 visitor trivia questions that can be answered by going to the Where’s Wini? video blog on our website.

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Welcome!

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland! Whether you are visiting on business, traveling with family or relocating to the area, Harford County is an exciting destination and the place we are proud to call home. This past year, Melinda and I welcomed our eighth grandchild! It’s a wonderful time in our lives to be able to share Harford County with this new generation. Whether we are cheering the Aberdeen IronBirds on at Ripken Stadium, or taking a scenic drive through the rolling country side of Darlington, or having a quiet dinner in historic Havre de Grace–Harford County continues to be a wonderful family-oriented community. What will you love most about Harford County? From shopping in Bel Air, to hiking in Rocks State Park, to visiting a historic site like Jerusalem Mill, or strolling along the Havre de Grace Promenade, you are sure to make lasting memories. Harford County….we love it and think you will too! Come back and see us again soon. Cordially, David R. Craig County Executive

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Visitors’ Guide & Calendar of Events 2011 Our Towns 6-9 Bel Air, Havre de Grace, Aberdeen, White Hall, Pylesville, Whiteford, Street, Churchville, Darlington, Joppa, Abingdon, Edgewood, Belcamp, Monkton, Jarrettsville, Forest Hill, Fallston, Baldwin

Attractions 10-27 Arts & Culture Baseball Boating, Fishing Farms, Gardens, Wineries Landmarks, Museums, & Historic Sites Parks & Trails Sports/Golf

Lodging 28-37 Lodging

County Map 32-33 Dining 38-43

Services 44-47 Housing Real Estate Retail Medical Miscellaneous

Where’s Wini? Trivia

Questions are throughout the Guide. Trivia answers are found on page 62.

Shopping 48-49 Calendar of Events 50-61

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Tourism Partners showing this symbol in the guide have Most of the listings in this guide special savings offers online. are our Tourism Partners. Do Go to www.harfordmd.com for you want to be listed next year? your Passport to Savings! For more information on how to become a Tourism Partner call Cover photo by Dave Gigliotti (www. shuttermonkey.net). Special thanks to (410) 638-3327. Kathy Whitehead and Leo Heppner (www.heppnerimaging.com) for the photography used throughout this guide.

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1. The historic waterfront city of Havre de Grace means what and was named by which French general? 2. Where can you celebrate a “Night in the Museum” at their annual fundraiser?

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ocated in the heart of Harford County, Bel Air offers big-city convenience in a small town package. The County seat’s picturesque parks, rambling Victorians, cordial pubs, and charming boutiques welcome visitors. Trendy stores and restaurant chains fuse with farmers markets and local craftsmen to offer a wide variety of cuisine, goods, and gifts. Nestled between manicured suburbs and scenic pastures, Main Street Bel Air hums with cultural activity year round. Popular annual events include the Chocolate Festival, the Farm Fair, and the Maryland State BBQ Bash. Many new residential developments surround the town. Bel Air is the perfect place to enjoy a night out with friends at one of its popular downtown eateries. www.belairmd.org • www.downtownbelair.com

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ocated in eastern Harford County on the banks of the Susquehanna River is a charming waterfront community rich with history and maritime heritage. Unique on the Chesapeake, Havre de Grace offers a truly authentic Chesapeake Bay experience, with a delightful mix of restaurants, unique bed and breakfast inns, specialty boutiques and antique shops. Waterfront trails, world-class golf, scenic parks, and a thriving arts community characterize this quaint city by the Bay. www.hdgtourism.com • www.mainstreethdg.com

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berdeen’s convenient location on the I-95 corridor has made it one of Harford County’s fastest growing communities and created high demand for business and tourist activity. Located in northeast Harford County, Aberdeen is a diverse municipality successfully balancing a booming technology sector with the warmth of small town flavor. A unique hometown energy is generated here by the synergy of high-tech companies, like Battelle and APG, who are partnering with family oriented communities in handsome neighborhoods to­­build advanced educational environments, like the Higher Education and Conference Center at HEAT. An “All-America” City rich with history, diversity, technological advancement and growth. Also the home of Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen offers retail shopping, excellent family restaurants, and a large cluster of the county’s full-service hotels. www.aberdeen-md.org • www.aberdeencc.com

Aberdeen

White Hall, Pylesville, Whiteford, Street, Churchville & Darlington icturesque landscapes adorned with sprawling farm homes, rambling hills, cheerful orchards and bustling villages characterize scenic north Harford. The immense natural area, bordered by southern Pennsylvania and the Susquehanna River, has been largely preserved for agriculture and is home to a thriving thoroughbred breeding industry. Formerly the home of an enterprising slate and green marble mining industry, area attractions now include Fiore Winery, Geneva Farm Golf Course, and Rocks State Park. Numerous outdoor festivals and events take place annually including the Fiore Wine and Jazz Festival, and the Darlington Apple Festival.

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riven by its strategic location, proximity to I-95, thriving business environment, and easily accessible MARC Train access, Southern Harford County teems with activity. The diverse and culturally rich area is home to some of Harford’s largest companies, including SafeNet, SAIC, EAI Corporation, Custom Direct, McCormick Company and Procter & Gamble. Along the Route 40 Corridor, which joins Baltimore, Harford, and Cecil County, find outstanding golf courses, recreation centers, large movie-theaters, trendy brand-name stores, and state-of-the-art libraries. Built on the shoreline of Gunpowder Ridge, the water-oriented community of Joppa offers many recreational activities.

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Monkton, Jarrettsville, Forest Hill, Fallston & Baldwin

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ordered by Baltimore County, Mid-Western Harford County offers residents express access to urban amenities without compromising its suburban appeal. Its strategic location, scenic setting, and abundant recreational opportunities have made it one of the wealthiest and fastest growing regions in the County. Sophisticated boutiques, contemporary athletic clubs, convenience stores, and fine dining frame this once largely agricultural community. Western Harford attractions include Ladew Topiary Gardens, a 22-acre world-renowned historic manor home and garden, and Boordy Vineyard, a nearby Baltimore County winery.

Mid-Western Harford County

A Great Place to Live, Work & Play

Stop in at our Visitors Center 37 North Main Street

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mmerse yourself in Harford’s arts and culture. Both Havre de Grace and Bel Air now boast arts and entertainment districts and are home to numerous galleries and special events like First Fridays. Harford Community College serves as a cultural cornerstone offering musical performances, children’s theater, ballet and more. Whether you want to enjoy the talent of others or begin to nurture your own, our partners provide many opportunities to explore the creative side of our community.

Arts & Culture

Center for the Visual & Performing Arts at Tudor Hall

17 Tudor Lane • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (410) 838-2177 • Tudor Hall, the childhood home of John Wilkes Booth and Shakespearean Actors Junius & Edwin Booth is open for tours by appointment. The Center for the Arts is a non-profit dedicated to the arts in Harford County. Tours will be offered April-October. 443-619-0008. www.centerfortheartsharford.org

Harford Artist Gallery

503 E. Churchville Rd • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 420-9499 • Thurs-Fri 1-6 p.m.; Sat 12-6 p.m.; Sun 12-4 p.m. The gallery, at the Rockfield Manor cottage, features fine art painting, photography, pottery, artisan jewelry, sculpture, painted oyster shells, prints and notecards created by local artists. www.artinharford.org

Harford Community College

401 Thomas Run Rd • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (443) 412-2211 • Harford Community College, founded in 1957, offers high quality educational experiences for the community and promotes lifelong learning, workforce development and social and cultural enrichment. www.harford.edu

Harford County Cultural Arts Board

212 South Bond Street • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 638-3578 • Premier local resource for arts, cultural and historical organizations, individual artists and the residents of Harford County, Maryland. HCCAB provides financial, advocacy and administrative support to its local arts and cultural groups. www.culturalartsboard.org

Havre de Grace Arts Commission

3 Concord Place • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 (410) 939-4441 • The Havre de Grace Arts Commission(##!"!D$ESTINATIONPUBPDF0is committed to coordinating, promoting and supporting the performing and fine arts events within the City of Havre de Grace. www.havredegracemd.com

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eady to make a splash in Harford County!? Anglers of all ages enjoy our scenic piers, well-stocked ponds and waterways. Find some of the best trout fishing in Maryland in Deer Creek. Try a family canoe trip in a state park, take in a sunset onboard a Skipjack or watch the Thursday evening sailboat races from the Havre de Grace shore line—you won’t mind getting wet in Harford! Visit our website for information on boat ramps and marinas.

Boating & Fishing

Lantern Queen-Paddlewheeler

100 Congress Ave. • Havre de Grace • MD 21078 • (410) 939-1468 • Year-round public and private cruises featuring gourmet meals and guided river tours. Weddings, corporate meetings, groups and parties. www.lanternqueen.com

Skipjack Martha Lewis

121 N. Union Ave. • Havre de Grace, MD • 21078 • (410) 939-4078 • Harford County’s only floating museum—The Skipjack Martha Lewis. Clean, sleek lines and raked mast, the historic skipjack is a beautiful reminder of Chesapeake Bay heritage. Themed/public cruises offered seasonally. www.chesapeakeheritage.org

Casino & Gaming

Hollywood Casino Perryville

1201 Chesapeake Overlook Parkway • Perryville, MD 21903 • (410) 378-8500 • Come check out Maryland’s first casino with 1,500 slots and electronic table games, Epic Buffet, Extras Grill, and Rodeo Drive Gift Shop. www.hollywoodcasinoperryville.com

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pend some quality family time exploring a local orchard or enjoy an evening hayride at a Twilight Farmers Market. Harford County’s world-renowned gardens and international award-winning wineries make a picturesque picnic spot. Be sure to discover

Farms, Gardens & Wineries

the new Piedmont Wine Trail in Harford and Baltimore Counties.

Applewood Farm

4435 Prospect Rd • Whiteford, MD 21160 • (410) 836-1140 • Seasonal Oct-Dec, Sat-Sun 10-4 p.m. Pumpkins, cornmaze, petting zoo, train rides, hayrides, Christmas trees, quality family fun! www.applewoodfarm.org

Fiore Winery

3026 Whiteford Rd • Pylesville, MD 21132 • (410) 879-4007 • Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m. Discover the flavors of Harford County, grown to perfection and bottled with nearly twenty generations of Italian winemaking tradition. www.fiorewinery.com

Harford County Division of Agriculture

220 South Main St • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 638-3111 • The Division of Agriculture works to maintain the viability of agriculture in Harford County through marketing, promotions and training. www.harfordfarms.com

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the Regional Heritage. Where Maryland wine began, and award-winning wineries thrive today. Baltimore and Harford counties’ countryside provides a vibrant landscape of rolling hills dotted with thoroughbred horse farms and nationally-recognized wineries producing cellar-worthy wines.

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Ladew Topiary Gardens

3535 Jarrettsville Pike • Monkton, MD 21111 • (410) 557-9570 • Tours held March 27-Oct 31, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat-Sun 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Office open year-round. These world-renowned gardens include over 100 topiaries on 22 acres. Fox hunting memorabilia and antiques fill the 1747 Manor House. Nature walk, Café, Gift Shop and historical display. www.ladewgardens.com

Mount Felix Vineyard & Winery / Villa at Mount Felix Manor

2000-A Level Rd • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-0913 • Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Harford County's premier private villa. Our guests are surrounded by beautiful views of our vineyard that overlook the Chesapeake Bay. Enjoy a tasting of our wines while relaxing in our "little slice of heaven!" Wind, Water and Wine...enjoy the views one sip at a time. Overnight accommodations available. www.mountfelix.com

Swan Harbor Farm

401 Oakington Rd • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-6767 • Open Year-round, dawn to dusk. A 531 acre historic waterfront estate specializing in weddings, special events and corporate affairs. Featuring a beautifully restored circa 1700 stately home, lovely landscaped grounds and a pier and gazebo overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. www.swanharborfarm.org

7. When taking a scenic drive through Darlington, what “oreo cookie” cows are seen at the neighborhood farms?

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MARch 11 $10-$22

ApRil 8 $8-$10

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hat kind of boat did John Smith use during his exploration of the Bay? Why were bridges covered? From where can you take a frostbite nature walk? Our unique historic attractions make history inspiring and fun.

Landmarks, Museums & Historic Sites Concord Point Lighthouse/O’Neil House

Concord & Lafayette Sts • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-3213 • Open MayOct on Sat, Sun & Holidays from 1-5 p.m. Grounds open year-round. Built in 1827, the Concord Point Lighthouse is the second oldest tower lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay and the oldest continuous lighthouse in Maryland. It is located where the Susquehanna River meets the tidal flow of the Chesapeake Bay. www.concordpointlighthouse.org

Conowingo Dam

US 1 • Darlington, MD 21034 • (410) 457-5011 • Conowingo Dam is one of the largest hydroelectric plants in the nation. The dam forms a freshwater lake 14 miles long which is a year round angler’s dream. Be sure to catch the “fish lift” in the Spring.

Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

215 Giles St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-3739 • Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun 12-4 p.m. The Decoy Museum celebrates the American folk art of decoy carving, the heritage of Havre de Grace and the Upper Chesapeake Bay. www.decoymuseum.com

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

100 Lafayette St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-4800 • Open June-Aug 7 days a week from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Open Sept-May Tues-Wed and Fri-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call ahead as hours may vary due to special events.The museum tells the story of this region’s rich maritime heritage. Visit our boat building school and special exhibit on the travels of John Smith as he explored the Chesapeake Bay. www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org

Hays House Museum

324 Kenmore Avenue • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 838-7691 • Sun 1-4 p.m.; other times by appointment. Built in 1788, the museum is named for Thomas A. Hays, a prominent lawyer, landowner and entrepreneur who purchased the house in 1811. The house retains virtually all its original features including staircase, weatherboards, mantels, woodwork and shutters. www.harfordhistory.net

Jericho Covered Bridge/Historic Jerusalem Mill Village

2813 Jerusalem Rd • Kingsville, MD 21087 • (410) 877-9560 • Sat-Sun 1-4 p.m. The Jericho Covered Bridge is the last remaining covered bridge in Harford or Baltimore counties and crosses the little Gunpowder Falls on Jericho Road about 300 yards downstream from Jerusalem Mill, which is a living history destination that spans the 18th through the early 20th centuries. Annual events include a Civil War Reenactment of Gilmor’s Raid and a Fall Colonial Craftsmen Weekend. www.jerusalemmill.org

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Liriodendron

502 W. Gordon Street • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 879-4424 • March-Dec Sun 1-4 p.m. Built in 1898 by a prominent Johns Hopkins physician, Dr. Howard Kelly, Liriodendron Mansion is a beautiful, palladian style building ideal for special events. Outside features a terrace with wisteria covered archways and a boxwood garden. Free Admission. www.liriodendron.com

Rockfield Manor

501 Churchville Rd • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 638-4565 • Historic Rockfield Manor provides a beautiful indoor and outdoor setting for meetings, weddings, dinners, company parties and special events. www.rockfieldmanor.com

Steppingstone Museum

461 Quaker Bottom Rd • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-2999 • Open Weekends May-Sept 1-4 p.m. Spend the afternoon touring the site of a once-working Harford County Farm. Tour a stone farmhouse, outbuildings, canning house, carriage barn and other exhibits. Admission. www.steppingstonemuseum.org

Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace at the Lockhouse

817 Conesteo St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-5780 • April-Oct Fri-Sun 1-5 p.m. The Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace at the Lockhouse is a private, non-profit institution that collects, documents and preserves the cultural heritage of the City of Havre de Grace and its important role in 19th century canal era for the purpose of promoting history. www.thelockhousemuseum.org

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ome to three of Maryland’s popular state parks, natural beauty and outdoor adventure abounds in Harford County. Locals and visitors alike enjoy numerous scenic woodland and waterside trails. Waterfalls, and rock formations and hundreds of bird species can be spotted in our parks. Hiking, biking, camping, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and rock climbing are just some of the activities available here. Harford County offers 103 parks! www.harfordcountymd.gov/parks_rec/

Parks & Trails

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center

700 Otter Point Rd • Abingdon, MD 21009 • (410) 612-1688 • Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Located on Otter Point Creek, this 600+ acre portion of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve offers public programs including canoeing, nature hikes, and children’s activities. Free admission. www.otterpointcreek.org

Eden Mill Park Nature Center & Historic Mill

1617 Eden Mill Road • Pylesville, MD 21132 • (410) 836-3050 • Most Mon-Fri 9 a.m.4:30 p.m.; Select Sat in July; Sun through October 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; Hours subject to change. Call to ensure center is open. Bordering Deer Creek, this facility offers a variety of outdoor adventure activities including 5 miles of hiking trails, canoeing, bird watching and a nature center located in a restored Grist Mill. Free admission. www.edenmill.org

Gunpowder Falls State Park

P.O. Box 480 • 2813 Jerusalem Rd • Kingsville, MD 21087 • (410) 592-2897 •18,000 scenic acres in the Gunpowder River Valley including both Baltimore & Harford Counties. The park features over 100 miles of trails, trout streams and the historic village of Jerusalem Mill, an 18th century grist mill company town. Other park areas include a multi-use rail trail, swimming beach, picnic area, and marina. Guided trips with local outfitters are available for flat water and moving water kayaking, canoeing, fly-fishing for trout, bass fishing, catamaran sailing, windsurfing and natural history walks. www.dnr.state.md.us

Kilgore Falls/Falling Branch Area

3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd • Jarrettsville, MD 21084 • (410) 557-7994 • Located 5 miles north of Rocks Sate Park. Hike 1/2 mile to the second highest vertical waterfall in Maryland that was featured in the Disney movie Tuck Everlasting. Trail is suitable for families. Trail access: Route 24 north through Rocks State Park; turn left on St. Mary’s Rd; turn right on Falling Branch Rd. Parking lot is on the right. Rocks State Park, (410) 557-7994 www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/rocks.html

Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway

4948 Conowingo Rd •Darlington, MD 21034 • (410) 457-2482 • Our mission is to stimulate local economic activity while linking natural, historic and cultural resources by building 40 miles of continuous public recreation trails connecting Harford & Cecil Counties. www.hitourtrails.com www.harfordmd.com • 888.544.Go95

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Ma & Pa Heritage Trail

702 N Tollgate Rd • Bel Air, MD 21014 • The Ma & Pa Heritage Trail is a running and bicycle trail that follows the former railroad corridor. The trail is composed of two segments, Bel Air (3.4 miles) and Forest Hill (1.7 miles). www.mapatrail.org

Rocks State Park

3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd • Jarrettsville, MD 21084 •(410) 557-7994 • This day-use park in located on MD 24, eight miles north of Bel Air, and is situated on 850 acres bordering Deer Creek. A popular feature is the throne-like rock formation called the King and Queen Seats where, according to legend, Indian Chieftains once sat in tribal council. Enjoy rock climbing, picnicking, hiking, tubing, canoeing, fishing and seasonal bow hunting. The Falling Branch area of Rocks State Park is located 5 miles north of the main park off MD 24. The scenic, 17 foot free-falling waterfall is the second highest vertical falls in Maryland. www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/rocks.html

Susquehanna State Park

4122 Wilkinson Rd • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 734-9035 • This park is home to some of the most popular mountain biking trails in Maryland and the Susquehanna River itself beckons fishermen and boaters alike. Discover the Rock Run Historical Area with its working grist mill, the Archer Mansion, Jersey Toll House, Susquehanna Tidewater Canal and family-friendly campground. www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/susquehanna.html

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arford County is fast becoming a premier destination for professional and amateur sports. Home to baseball legend Cal Ripken, Ripken Stadium and the Aberdeen IronBirds— Harford’s baseball greatness is just the beginning! Offering six challenging and diverse public golf courses including the nationally-ranked Bulle Rock, Harford County is now emerging in the competitive arenas of soccer and lacrosse with Cedar Lane, a new lighted 13 field sports complex.

Sports

Aberdeen IronBirds & Ripken Stadium

873 Long Drive • Aberdeen, MD • 21001 • (410) 297-9292 Experience one of the best minor league baseball complexes in the Country. Whether you join us for a traditional family outing or one of our popular steamed crab nights, there’s not a bad seat in the house! www.ironbirdsbaseball.com • www.ripkenstadium.com

Cedar Lane Regional Park

1100 Cedar Lane • Bel Air, MD 21015 (443) 807-1767 • A premier recreation facility, Cedar Lane Regional Park is a state-of-the-art 110 acre multi-sport recreational complex for local and regional use. www.cedarlanesports.org

Play Action Sports & Social Club

1 Meadow Spring Drive • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (443) 904-4998 • Play Action Sports offers year-round sports for adults 21 and over, while Top of the Bay Sports offers year-round girls lacrosse for youth players 5-18. www.playactionsports.net www.harfordmd.com • 888.544.Go95 23


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Open all year to the public

A must-play for the serious player A course everyone can enjoy...

1827 Mountain Rd. Joppa, MD 21085 410.836.9600 www.mountainbranch.com Just two miles from I95 Exit 74

Memberships Available

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Golf

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Bulle Rock Golf Course

320 Blenheim Lane • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-8887 • Bulle Rock, a critically acclaimed Pete Dye designed course, is ranked as the best public course in Maryland. Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Golf World, Golf Week and Golf Styles all rate this course as the best in the region. Enjoy 235 acres of golf heaven beside the Chesapeake Bay and elevate your game on the playing field of the pros. www.bullerock.com

Geneva Farm Golf Course

217 Davis Rd • Street, MD 21154 • (410) 452-8800 • 7 a.m.-9 p.m. 7 days a week. Closed Christmas. 18 hole public golf course, driving range, putting green, pro shop, full service restaurant and bar, banquet facility and pavilion. www.genevafarmgolf.com

Maryland Golf and Country Clubs

1335 East MacPhail Rd • Bel Air, MD 21014 •(410) 879-2025 • Maryland Golf & Country Clubs is a private, full-service country club where families come to play. We offer golf, tennis, swimming and social event opportunities. www.marylandgcc.org

Mountain Branch Golf Course, Grille & Pub

1827 Mountain Rd • Joppa, MD 21085 • (410) 836-9600 • Mountain Branch delivers a complete golf and entertainment experience—a challenging and satisfying design on a beautifully conditioned 18-hole golf course open to the public yearround and the Grille & Pub, an award-winning Maryland restaurant and popular nightlife destination. www.mountainbranch.com

The Courses at Aberdeen Proving Ground

5600 Maryland Boulevard • APG, MD 21005 • (410) 278-4794 • Ruggles: Open Yearround 8 a.m.-dusk. Exton is seasonal—opens in March. Ruggles is an 18-hole championship course designed by Ed Ault. Exton is a regulation 9-hole golf course. Harford County residents are eligible for membership. www.apgmwr.com/recreation/golf/

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l odgi ng 17. What is the age of the international players in the Cal Ripken World Series? 18. What was the name of the main female character in Disney’s Tuck Everlasting filmed in Harford County? Courtyard by Marriott at Ripken Stadium

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hether you prefer elegant bed and breakfasts, romantic waterfront cottages, or full service hotels offering state-of-the-art amenities, you can have it all right here in Harford County! We offer over 2,700 sleeping rooms, versatile banquet facilities and comfortable meeting spaces ideal for business or leisure travel.

Lodging

Bar Harbor RV Park & Marina

4228 Birch Ave • Abingdon, MD 21009 • (410) 679-0880 • Waterfront RV park with 3 point hook-ups. www.barharborrvpark.com

Best Western–Invitation Inn

1709 Edgewood Rd • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 679-9700 • Clean, comfortable and affordable accommodations with friendly service featuring FREE wireless HSIA, deluxe breakfast, fitness room, and full service restaurant and bar. Pets welcome! www.bestwesterninvitationinn.com

Budget Inn of Aberdeen

1112 S. Philadelphia Blvd. • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-2401 • Quality Rooms with affordable rates. Microfridge, wireless Internet, free coffee, guest laundry, king size beds, just 1 mile from Aberdeen Proving Ground. Convenient to APG-Edgewood, Bel Air and Havre de Grace. www.budgetinnaberdeen.com

Candlewood Suites

4216 Philadelphia Road • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (410) 914-3060 • Offers apartment-like suites to government, business, relocation, training and extended stay hotel guests requiring long or short term hotel or real estate accommodations. www.candlewoodsuites.com

Clarion Aberdeen

980 Hospitality Way • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 273-6300 Harford County’s premier full service hotel featuring Durango’s Southwestern Grille and the Diamond Night Club. www.clarionaberdeen.com

Country Inn & Suites

1435 Handlir Drive • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (410) 297-9444 • With an inviting fireplace, hardwood floors and the aroma of fresh baked cookies, the Country Inn & Suites Riverside Maryland hotel offers a warm ambiance and comfortable accommodations for business and leisure travelers alike and is conveniently located off of I-95. www.countryinns.com/bel-air-hotel-md-21015/mdrivers

Courtyard by Marriott, Aberdeen at Ripken Stadium

830 Long Drive • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-0440 • Accommodations with contemporary décor and amenities. The Home Plate Café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and the Warehouse Lounge for nighttime entertainment. Only minutes from Aberdeen Proving Ground, the HEAT Center and Bulle Rock Golf Course. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bwibd-courtyard-aberdeen/ www.harfordmd.com • 888.544.Go95

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A Warm Welcome, Three Separate Ways Closest Hotel to Aberdeen Proving Ground • Elegantly appointed rooms • Great American Grill Restaurant and Bar • Conference Halls • Banquet Rooms for Weddings and Social affairs • Indoor swimming, whirlpool • Fitness Room • Business Center and Internet access 1050 Beards Hill Rd., Aberdeen, MD 410.272.1777 aberdeen.hgi.com

Be Our Guest at the Country Inn & Suites, Bel Air East

on the bright side • A warm fireplace, a relaxing porch • A heart-warming breakfast buffet, evening social hour, 24 hour LA QUINTA INN & SUITES ST. ALBANS 813 Fairfax Street refreshments St Albans, VT 05478 • Free High-Speed internet 524-3300 • In room microwave(802) and refrigerator • Aberdeen Conference Hall Whether traveling for business or leisure, we invite • Government per diem rates, BRAC you to stretch your legs in one of our more than 575 special rate hotels nationwide. • Free continental breakfast • Few miles from APG, Exit 80 off I-95 ™

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• Free high-speed Internet access • Coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board • Returns loyalty program where you can earn points ®

1435 Handlir Dr., Belfor Air, MD 410.297.9444 www.countryinns.com/riversidemd every dollar you spend at La Quinta hotels; redeem your points for valuable rewards including free nights, airline miles, shopping and dining

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• Southwestern harmony & warmth • Hot American Breakfast Buffet • Spacious rooms to work, relax, and recharge • In room microwave and tions, call 1-800-531-5900 or visit LQ.com refrigerator • La Tolteca Restaurant on premises • Government per diem rate, BRAC special rate • Minutes from APG & Heat Center • Tour Groups Welcome Exit 85 off I-95, 793 West Bel Air Ave., Aberdeen, MD 410.272.6000 6163.lq.com

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Economy Inn

692 S. Philadelphia Blvd. • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-1100 • Quality rooms with affordable rates. Next to Golden Corral. Super Walmart nearby. Just 1/2 mile from downtown Aberdeen and 1 mile from Aberdeen Proving Ground. www.economyinnaberdeen.com

Hampton Inn Baltimore/Edgewood

2112 Emmorton Park Road • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 670-6000 • Here at the Hampton Inn Baltimore/Edgewood, we’re passionate about taking good care of you. That’s why we offer a broad range of services and amenities to make your stay exceptional. www.hamptoninn.hilton.com

Hilton Garden Inn, Aberdeen

1050 Beards Hill Rd • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-1777 • The Hilton Garden Inn offers 96 of the finest accommodations and service in the area. An elegant banquet hall is available for wedding receptions and events. www.hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Chesapeake House

1007 Beards Hill Rd • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-8100 • The Holiday Inn Chesapeake House features a restaurant and lounge, 24 hour fitness center and business center, indoor pool and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. www.holiday-inn.com/aberdeenmd

Homewood Suites Aberdeen/Bel Air

4170 Philadelphia Rd • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (410) 297-8585 • Upscale extended stay property that offers oversized suites with fully equipped kitchenettes. Suite-start breakfast each morning and Welcome Home Reception Mon-Thurs. www.belair.homewoodsuites.com

LaQuinta Inn & Suites/Aberdeen

793 W. Bel Air Avenue • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-6000 • Located at exit 85 off of I-95 and only 2.2 miles away from APG, LaQuinta Inn features spacious rooms, microwave, refrigerator, HSIA, full breakfast buffet, restaurant and bar. www.lq.com

LaQuinta Inn & Suites/Edgewood

2112 B Emmorton Park Rd • Edgewood, MD 21040 (410) 676-6969 • Amenities include a 100% smoke free hotel, spacious guest suites with sofa sleeper, 32” LCD TVs, microwave, fridge, and more. www.lq.com

Ramada Conference Center

1700 Van Bibber Rd • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 679-0770 • Offering service and value, you’ll love our hotel featuring easy access to I-95, complimentary continental breakfast, wireless internet, adjacent to Richlin Ballroom, meeting space available. www.ramadaedgewood.com

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Residence Inn, Aberdeen at Ripken Stadium

830 Long Dr • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-0444 • All suites, all the comforts. The perfect extended stay location. With room to relax, room to work and room to breathe, our spacious suites are ideal for travelers away from home for multiple nights. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bwide-residence-inn-aberdeen-at-ripken-stadium/

Sleep Inn & Suites, Edgewood

1807 Edgewood Rd • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 679-4700 • Enjoy an upscale hotel stay without the upscale hotel price! 100% smoke-free. Includes continental breakfast, FREE wireless HSIA, indoor heated pool and more! www.sleepinnedgewood.com

Springhill Suites Edgewood/Aberdeen

1420 Handlir Dr • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (410) 297-4970 • Springhill Suites by Marriott offers newly renovated studio suites for the price of a regular hotel room. Value added services include free HSIA, business services and breakfast buffet. www.springhillsuites.com/bwiab

Super 8/Havre de Grace

929 Pulaski Hwy • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-1880 • Amenities include free Internet access in all rooms, data port telephones, SuperStart breakfast, local calls, and parking. www.Super8hdg.com

Super 8 Joppa

1015 Pulaski Hwy • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 676-2700 • Located just off exit 74 off I-95, this property is just minutes from APG, Edgewood Arsenal, topiary gardens, White Marsh Mall, Ripken Stadium, and much, much, more. Amenities include a deluxe continental breakfast, lakeview rooms, free high speed internet, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. Pet friendly rooms available upon request. www.super8.com metaplusbook_abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz`1234567890-=[]\;’,./ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ~!@#$%^&*() _+{}|:”<>?_åç郩˙î˚¬µñøœ®ß†ü¥à¡™£¢§¶•ªº–“‘«…æ÷|ÅıÇÎ´Ï˝ÓˆÔÒ˜،‰Íˇ¨„˛Á¸`⁄‹›fifl‡°·‚—±”’»ÚƯ˘¿|áéíóúâêîô ûàèìòùäëïöüÿãñõÁÉÍÓÚÀÈÌÒÙÄËÏÖÜŸÑÃÕÂÊÎÔÛ metaplus_lining_abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz`1234567890-=[]\;’,./ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ~!@#$%^&*() _+{}|:”<>?_åç郩˙î˚¬µñøœ®ß†ü¥à¡™£¢§¶•ªº–“‘«…æ÷|ÅıÇÎ´Ï˝ÓˆÔÒ˜،‰Íˇ¨„˛Á¸`⁄‹›fifl‡°·‚—±”’»ÚƯ˘¿|áéíóúâê îôûàèìòùäëïöüÿãñõÁÉÍÓÚÀÈÌÒÙÄËÏÖÜŸÑÃÕÂÊÎÔÛ metabookLF_abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz`1234567890-=[]\;’,./ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ~!@#$%^&*() _+{}|:”<>?_åç郩˙î˚¬µñøœ®ß†ü¥à¡™£¢§¶•ªº–“‘«…æ÷|ÅıÇÎ´Ï˝ÓˆÔÒ˜،‰Íˇ¨„˛Á¸`⁄‹›fifl‡°·‚—±”’»ÚƯ˘¿|áéíóúâêîôûàèì òùäëïöüÿãñõÁÉÍÓÚÀÈÌÒÙÄËÏÖÜŸÑÃÕÂÊÎÔÛ metabook_caps_abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz`1234567890-=[]\;’,./ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ~!@#$%^ &*()_+{}|:”<>?_åç郩˙î˚¬µñøœ®ß†ü¥à¡™£¢§¶•ªº–“‘«…æ÷|ÅıÇÎ´Ï˝ÓˆÔÒ˜،‰Íˇ¨„˛Á¸`⁄‹›fifl‡°·‚—±”’»ÚƯ˘¿|áéíóúâ êîôûàèìòùäëïöüÿãñõÁÉÍÓÚÀÈÌÒÙÄËÏÖÜŸÑÃÕÂÊÎÔÛ berthold_grotesk_abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz`1234567890-=[]\;’,./ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ~!@#$%^&*()_+{}|:”<>?_åç郩˙î˚¬µñøœ®ß†ü¥à¡™£¢§¶•ªº– “‘«…æ÷|ÅıÇÎ´Ï˝ÓˆÔÒ˜،‰Íˇ¨„˛Á¸`⁄‹›fifl‡°·‚—±”’»ÚƯ˘¿|áéíóúâêîôûàèìòùäëïöüÿãñõÁÉÍÓÚÀÈÌÒÙÄËÏÖÜŸÑÃÕÂÊÎÔÛ

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Enjoy a spacious suite, complimentary hot breakfast each morning, Welcome Home® reception (M-TH), and wireless internet. A great value at per diem! Dial (410) 297-8585 or visit belair.homewoodsuites.com.

1-800-CALL-HOME® The Homewood Suites Aberdeen~Bel Air 4170 Philadelphia Road Bel Air, MD 21015

Brand new Hotel! Located less than 5 miles from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edgewood and Bel Air.

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Bulle Rock Your World Life’s more fun when you live at The Residences at Bulle Rock Golf, boating, tennis, swimming – indoor and out - and a two-story Resident’s Club that is 37,000 square feet of absolute “wow.” Choose from condominiums, villa homes and single family homes – all with 1st floor owner’s suites – priced from the upper $170’s. Bulle Rock…. Life Imitates Vacation ™

Clark Turner – Villas from the mid $300’s & Single family homes from the upper $300’s. 410-939-9373 D.R. Horton – Villas from the upper $200’s. 410-939-1548 Single family homes from the mid $300’s. 410-939-5825

Liberty Homes – Single family homes from the upper $200’s. 410-707-3748 NV Homes – Single family homes from the low $300’s. 410-939-2062

Ryan Homes – Condominium homes from the upper $170’s. 443-630-3545 Ryland Homes – Villas from the upper $200’s. 410-939-4513 Williamsburg Homes – Single family homes from the mid $400’s. 410-707-3748

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Vandiver Inn

301 South Union Ave • Havre de Grace, MD • 21078 • (800) 245-1655 • Vandiver is a boutique lodging and event center in the heart of historic Havre de Grace. Corporate retreats, weddings and private parties are a specialty. Beautifully restored guest rooms and two new extended-stay units. www.vandiverinn.com

Wingate by Wyndham

1326 Policy Dr • Belcamp, MD 21017 • (410) 272-2929 • Featuring 100 deluxe rooms, 7 suites, 2 meeting rooms, indoor pool, fitness center, business center, free wireless internet, fresh baked cookies and breakfast buffet. www.aberdeenwingateinn.com

Connecting Buyers & Sellers in Harford & Cecil Counties for Over 33 Years 414 S. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014

WE S P E C I A L I Z E IN R E LOC AT I O N S ERVICES ! Quality -ser vice a ward winner of f er ing assist ance wit h: • Residential Sales

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Patricia Diana Howard Broker, Owner, ABR, GRI, CRS 2008 Harford County Realtor of the Year

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spectacular food fresh seafood & steaks enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner happy hour mon–fri, 3pm–7pm live entertainment weekly banquet room available extensive menu

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ill it be lunch in a lively pub? Breakfast over easy in a neighborhood café? or wine dinners on the waterfront? Its all here. Whether its Cajun style you crave, or authentic Italian, visit all of our Restaurant Partners during June’s Restaurant Week and all year round. What’s on your plate?

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Bruster’s Real Ice Cream and Choice Burgers

1834 Pulaski Hwy • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 306-6648 • Open Daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Hand dipped ice cream made fresh on the premises. Burgers, salmon, tuna, crabcakes, sweet potato fries, Philly cheesesteaks, casual fare. More than just Burgers. www.brusters.com

Chiapparelli’s of Little Italy & Old Chesapeake Suites

400 N. Union Ave • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-5440 • Open Daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m. The beloved gem of Baltimore’s Little Italy is now in Havre de Grace! 75 years of rich traditional Italian recipes are brought to you in an historic dining room built in 1896. We also have five beautifully-appointed guest suites with complete amenities. www.chiapparellishdg.com

Clarence's Taste of New Orleans

2131 Old Edgewood Rd • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 612-0700 • Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri 11 a.m.-midnight; Sat 4 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sun 4-8 p.m. Cajun, Creole and Chesapeake specialties prepared by New Orleans Chef/Owner Clarence. Cozy, casual fullservice restaurant with pub. Kids menu available. www.clarencestasteofneworleans.com

Coakley’s Pub

406 St. John St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-8888 • Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-9 a.m.; Bar open until 2 a.m. nightly. Coakley’s Pub is family owned and operated and is a casual family style pub serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. www.coakleyspub.net

Giovanni’s Restaurant

2101 Pulaski Hwy • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 676-8100 • Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri 11 a.m.-Midnight; Sat 4 p.m.-Midnight; Sun 2 p.m.-Midnight. Family owned and operated for 30 years. Friendly atmosphere. Great food, great service. Live music! Dinner and dancing. www.giovannis-rest.com

La Cucina

105 North Washington St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-1401 • Sun 12-9 p.m.; Mon-Thurs 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Truly authentic Italian foods. An award-winning local favorite. Experience our family recipes and warm hospitality. www.lacucinahavredegrace.com

Laurrapin Grille

209 N. Washington St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-3663 • Tues-Sun open at 11 a.m.; closed Mon. Where Northern California meets the Chesapeake Bay. Eclectic continental cuisine. Chef owned and operated with extensive wine and beer list. www.laurrapin.com www.harfordmd.com • 888.544.Go95

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MacGregor's Restaurant & Catering

331 St. John St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-3003 • Open 365 days a year in historic Havre de Grace where all tables have a water view. Award winning food serving lunch, dinner, lite fare and Sunday Brunch. Historic building, outside deck and gazebo bar; on-site and off premises catering. Children welcome, handicap accessible. www.macgregorsrestaurant.com

MaGerk’s Pub

120 S. Bond St • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 638-7701 • We are a local neighborhood bar and restaurant specializing in Philadelphia style cheese steaks with an extensive menu and friendly service. Catering events from intimate to grand! Catering rooms: fireplace bar holds 35-45; stage bar with mixed seating up to 80, and cocktails up to 300. www.magerks.com

Mountain Branch Golf Course Grille & Pub

1827 Mountain Rd • Joppa, MD 21085 • (410) 836-9600 • Mon & Wed 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tues, Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday Brunch 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. A destination restaurant serving classic and new American cuisine. Spacious patios afford dining al fresco, weather permitting. A local favorite known for its award winning Sunday Brunch, Thursday deck parties, and fine à la carte menu. We specialize in weddings, celebrations, and golf outings. www.mountainbranch.com

My Three Sons

2510 Philadelphia Road • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 612-9119 • Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m. My Three Sons has a unique menu that relies on locally grown products and only the finest ingredients and features signature pita wraps, gourmet pizzas, distinct salads and other delectable dishes. www.mythreesons.biz

Olive Tree Restaurant

1005 Beards Hill Rd • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 575-7773 • Enjoy spectacular Italian cuisine at affordable prices! Our menu embodies flavors from all over Italy as well as our regional love for great seafood dishes. www.marylanditalianrestaurant.net

Pairings Bistro

2105 Laurel Bush Road • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (410) 569-5006 • Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun 3 p.m.- 9 p.m. Pairing of food with complimentary wines is at the heart of Pairings Bistro; a unique atmosphere blending Mediterranean and Belgian cuisine with a Chesapeake Bay flair while using local, sustainable and/or organic ingredients. www.pairingsbistro.com

Pat’s Pizzeria

1961 Pulaski Hwy • Edgewood, MD 21040 • (410) 676-6888 • Sun-Thurs 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-midnight. Full service offering beautiful dining room, award winning crab cakes, beer and wine, subs, salads with a flare for Greek, Italian and seafood specialties. www.patspizzeria.com

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Legendary Since 1940 410.939.5440 www.chiapparellishdg.com

410.939.2550 www.oldchesapeakehotel.com

400 N. Union Avenue â&#x20AC;˘ Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

23. What fund raising event promises to build a new home for the arts in Harford?

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Primavera

3920 Pulaski Hwy • Abingdon, MD 21009 • (410) 612-2740 • Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sat 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun Noon-10 p.m. Family owned and operated. Friendly and courteous staff. Moderately priced. Come savor authentic Italian cuisine and enjoy very reasonably priced wines in a warm and cozy atmosphere. Main dining room seats 80-100. Bar/lounge seats 40. www.primaveramd.com

Sean Bolan’s

12 South Main St • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 803-1173 • Mon-Sun 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Great food in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Open mic night every Thursday. Live music Friday and Saturday. Daily drink and chef specials. www.seanbolans.com

Silks Restaurant at Bulle Rock

320 Blenheim Lane • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-8887 • Spring/Summer: Mon 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tues-Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Winter: Closed Mon; Tues 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed-Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Silks offers a casual, yet elegant dining atmosphere where even the most discerning diner’s taste buds will be satisfied with succulent selections from our menu. www.bullerock.com

Silver Spring Mining Company

705 Bel Air Road • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 803-1040 • 11 a.m.-1 a.m. At Silver Spring Mining Company, we pride ourselves on our service, quality of food and family atmosphere. From appetizers to main courses to desserts—we have a variety to please everyone! www.silverspringminingco.com

The Vineyard Wine Bar

142 N Washington St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (443) 506-1611 • Mon, Wed-Thur 11:30 am-10:00 pm ; Fri 11:30 am-midnight ; Sat 12:00 pm-8:00 pm; closed Tuesday. The destination for wine lovers. www.thevineyardwinebar.com

Tidewater Grille

300 Franklin St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-3313 • Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Located on the water, the Tidewater Grille offers a spectacular setting in which to enjoy a relaxing meal. Fresh seafood, steak, and local fare are menu mainstays. Don’t miss the award winning crab cakes and cream of crab soup. A 90-ft long dock is available for guests arriving by boat. Zagat rated. www.thetidewatergrille.com

Vancheries Union Avenue Cafe

419 N Union Avenue • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (443) 502-2465 • 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Serving breakfast and lunch since 1943. www.vancheries.com

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The Village at Carsins Run

Look confidently to the future knowing all your needs will be met. Harford County’s First Continuing Care Community. Enjoy a carefree and secure lifestyle Stay close to family and friends Gracious amenities On-site health care

410-272-1156 The development of Carsins Run as a Continuing Care Retirement Community is subject to the approval of the Maryland Department of Aging.

24. When shopping for candy in Havre de Grace, which stores offer chocolate bunnies and crabs?

Havre de Grace • Maryland

Destination of Discovery For a listing of Events, Lodging, Dining, Museums and Shopping visit www.hdgtourism.com EXIT 89 Explore Havre de Grace

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hat are you looking for? From breakthrough medical services to signature homes and higher education, what you want is close to where you are. Are you looking for a cozy winery, a unique book, a wedding photographer, or brand-name stores? You will love the convenience and variety. Our tourism partners are ready to provide you with the best services, products and resources available. www.harfordmd.com

Community Services

AMC HC Chapter

3112 Woolsey Dr • Churchville, MD 21028 • (410) 836-2061 • AMC Harford County Chapter, part of national volunteer organization, raises funds in support of cancer research at AMC Cancer Research Center/University of Colorado Cancer Center & Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Center. www.amchcc.weebly.com

Bel Air Downtown Alliance

37 N. Main Street • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 638-1023 • The Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s mission is to create a vibrant business community and visitor friendly destination in downtown Bel Air, Maryland. www.downtownbelair.com

Century 21 Diana Realty, Inc.

414 South Main St • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 893-1200 • Century 21 Diana Realty, Inc. is a full service real estate brokerage committed to providing superior service to our sellers and buyers in Harford, Cecil, and Baltimore Counties and Baltimore City. We specialize in relocation. Free relocation materials available upon request. www.c21diana.com

City of Aberdeen

60 N Parke St • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-1600 • Aberdeen— “Home of Opportunity”. A city rich with history, diversity, technological advancement and growth. Also the home of Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen offers retail shopping, excellent family restaurants and over 1,000 hotel rooms. www.aberdeen-md.org

City of Havre de Grace Office of Tourism & Visitor Center

450 Pennington Ave • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-2100 • Open Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; closed Sun Oct-April (800) 851-7756/(410) 939-2100. Experience our upper Chesapeake Bay. Discover historic inns, museums, lighthouse and our “Skipjack” sailing vessel. Enjoy exceptional shopping, antiquing, hiking, fishing, boating, art galleries and world class golf. Explore many fabulous restaurants and festivals. Havre de Grace Unique on the Chesapeake. www.hdgtourism.com

Harford Community College

401 Thomas Run Rd • Bel Air, MD 21015 • (443) 412-2211 • Harford Community College, founded in 1957, offers high quality educational experiences for the community and promotes lifelong learning, workforce development, and social and cultural enrichment. www.harford.edu

Harford County Chamber of Commerce

108 South Bond St • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 838-2020 • The Harford County Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to foster an environment in which our economy and businesses thrive and prosper and continually improve the quality of life. www.harfordchamber.org www.harfordmd.com • 888.544.Go95

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Close to Home. Close to the Heart.

AWARD WINNING COMMUNITY HOSPITALS AND SO MUCH MORE!

National recognition for clinical excellence and regional awards for quality of care only tell part of our story. At Upper Chesapeake Health, we have always been dedicated to providing leading-edge medicine close to home. Our partnership with the University of Maryland Medical System insures our continued growth in specialty medicine and access to the highest levels of care. But it is the sensitive side of medicine that keeps us bound to our mission. We deliver unparalleled care to every patient…every encounter… every day by keeping compassion close to the heart of all we do. Harford Memorial Hospital Havre de Grace • 443-843-5000

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Bel Air • 443-643-1000

Visit us online at uchs.org

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Harford County Public Library

100 E. Pennsylvania Ave • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 273-5601 • Administration 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Harford County Public Library has 11 branches throughout the county. Services include express checkout, wireless internet access, drive-thru window service, job search assistance and now “we have an App for that” with access to hcplonline.info from your iPhone and other mobile devices. www.hcplonline.info

Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc.

121 North Union Ave, Suite D • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-1811 • Downtown Havre de Grace is a vibrant and inviting waterfront destination where history is preserved and business, culture, and arts and entertainment, thrive. Visit us during First Fridays or anytime! Come eat. Shop and be festive! www.mainstreethdg.com • hdgmainstreet@verizon.net

Havre de Grace Stack & Store Mini Storage

1746 Pulaski Hwy • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-3499 Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Stack & Store Mini Storage…Your One Stop Storage Shop with locations in Aberdeen, Bel Air, Edgewood/Abingdon, Havre de Grace and Joppa. State of the art security, climate control, truck rentals, boxes & more! www.stackandstore.com

The Village at Carsins Run

Beards Hill Professional Center • Aberdeen, MD 21001 • (410) 272-1156 • The Village at Carsins Run, Harford County’s Premier Retirement Community features a Village Clubhouse, Apartment Residences and Cottage Homes with on-site healthcare. Call for more information. Reserving now. www.carsinsrun.org

Town of Bel Air Visitor Center

37 N. Main St • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 638-9136 • Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat-Sun during special events. Provides information on activities, special events, shopping, lodging, restaurants, local and regional attractions as well as a display of local merchant goods and giftshop items for tourists, visitors and residents alike. Bel Air is a picturesque town in the heart of Harford County with a thriving historic downtown filled with shops, restaurants and activities for people of all ages. www.belairmd.org • www.downtownbelair.com

Upper Chesapeake Health

500 Upper Chesapeake Drive • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (443) 643-4200 • Upper Chesapeake Health offers an unparalleled combination of clinical expertise, leadingedge technology, and an exceptional patient experience. Our two-hospital system delivers a broad range of healthcare services and technology to the residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County. www.uchs.org

410.399.4005 WE DELIVER WWW.MYTHREESONS.BIZ

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Amanda’s Florist & Gifts

203 N Washington St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-5403 • Proudly serving the Havre de Grace area since 1987, Amanda’s Florist is family owned and operated. We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts with friendly, prompt service and a professional staff that is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. www.amandasflorist.com

Bahoukas Antique Mall & Beer MuZeum

408 N. Union Ave • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 942-1290 • Sun-Thurs., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Bahoukas is an amazing Antiques & Collectibles Mall with a Beer MuZeum that contains the areas largest collection of beer and alcohol related items—and everything is for sale! www.bahoukas.com 48 www.harfordmd.com • 888.544.Go95


Biller’s Bikes

450 Franklin St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (443) 502-2377 • Full service retail bicycle shop featuring bike sales, repairs, rentals, trail services and Hatem Bridge crossings. We accept Visa, MC , Discover, checks and cash. www.billersbikes.com

Harford Mall

696A Belair Rd • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 879-9319 • Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Harford County’s only enclosed shopping mall featuring such stores as Hollister and American Eagle, and new restaurants as Bonefish Grill, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Five Guys Burgers. www.harfordmall.com

Moore’s Candies­

10 N. Main Street • Bel Air, MD 21014 • (410) 836-8840 • “Bel Air’s Premier Chocolatier” Creating our Maryland theme products, gourmet confections, sports center, unique holiday gifts, custom gifts created for you or your business. Hand Dipped Ice Cream available. Named “One of America’s Best” by the Los Angeles Times, and “the best chocolate makers” by the Food Network. www.moorescandiesmaryland.com

Simply Grand Events

456 Franklin St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-6129 • Thur-Mon 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m. Simply Grand Events specializes in floral for weddings and events. We have a gallery of local artwork and a vendor wall of other wedding professionals. Let us make your event Simply Grand! www.simplygrandevents.vpweb.com

Washington Street Books & Music

129-131 N. Washington St • Havre de Grace, MD 21078 • (410) 939-6215 • Mon, Wed-Thurs 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m; Sun 12 p.m.-6 p.m.; closed Tues. Located in downtown Havre de Grace, we offer a wide selection of unique items, from books to jewelry, and one of the largest collections of music CDs, comics and toys in Harford County. We have it all! In addition, we are “Magic the Gathering’s Premier Store in Harford County” serving all your gaming needs. Find us on Facebook or on the web. www.washingtonstreetbooksandmusic.com

Wockenfuss Candies

20 Fulford Ave • Bel Air, MD 21014• (410) 638-2826 • Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun. Get a taste of what folks have known for generations—that for the best candy, it’s gotta be Wockenfuss! Start with a box of our best­—at home or at work—for special times or just because—Wockenfuss will sweeten up anyone’s day! www.wockenfusscandies.com

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Calendar of Events 2011 Date

Event

Time

Price

1/8

Elvis’ Birthday Cruise

2-4 pm

$

1/21

Mammoth Follies by Hudson Vagabond Puppets

7 pm

$

1/29

21st Annual Havre de Grace Arts Commission Ball-Monet’s Garden

7:30-Midnight

$

1/29

4th Annual Susquehanna Flats Vintage Hunting, Fishing & Collect- 9 am-4 pm ibles show to benefit HdG Decoy Museum

$

1/30

The Winter Doldrums, a Sunday of Music & Fine Art

$

3 pm

2/4

Click Clack Moo by Theatreworks USA

5:30 & 7:30 pm

$

2/5

4th Annual Red Pump Ball-Benefit for Cardiovascular programs at Upper Chesapeake Health

6-10 pm

$

2/12

Valentine’s Day Barrel Tasting at Fiore Winery

1-4 pm

$

2/13-14

11th Annual Valentine’s Dinner

5-9 pm

$

2/13-14

Valentine’s Day Cruise

Sun 2-4 pm, Mon 6:30-8:30 pm

$

2/16

AMC Valentine’s Day Tea

2:30 pm

$

2/17

Soul of Langston Hughes Pin Point Theatre

1 & 7 pm

$

2/19

Alice in Wonderland Follies-New York Theater Ballet

7 pm

$

2/20

Addicted to Art-art lottery

12-5 pm

$

2/26

“Night at the Museum” Gala at HdG Maritime Museum

7-11 pm

$

2/26

Simply Red - A Heart Health Event

11 am-2 pm

$

2/27

Wine Expo 2011

2 pm

$

3/4-13

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Phoenix Festival Theater

3 pm & 8 pm

$

3/4

Chocolate & Wine Affaire in Bel Air

7-10 pm

$

3/5

Bel Air Chocolate Festival

10 am-3 pm

$

3/6

Maple Magic

2-4 pm

$

3/8

4th Annual Mardi Gras Parade & Festivities

6:30 pm

FREE

3/11

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

7 pm

$

3/12

Dvorak’s 8th! Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra

7:30 pm

$

3/184/17

Springtime in the Woods

Mon, Thurs, Sat-10 am-5 pm, Fri 10 am-8 pm, Sun Noon-5 pm

$

3/19

Celtic Crossroads

7 pm

$

3/26

Opening Day at Ladew Topiary Gardens

10:30 am-5 pm

$

4/8

Three Classics by Mercer Mayer Omaha Theater Company

7 pm

$

4/9

Vineyard Blessing & Pig Roast

1-4 pm

$

4/9

Susquehanna Museum 2010 Grand “Re-opening” Event

2-4 pm

FREE

4/10

Benefit Chamber Concert by Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra

3 pm

$

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Calendar of Events 2011 Location

Website

Phone

Lantern Queen Riverboat, HdG

lanternqueen.com

410-939-1468

Amoss Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

HdG Community Center

410-939-5425

Level Fire Hall, 3633 Level Village Rd., HdG

decoymuseum.com

410-734-6238

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Amoss Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Residents’ Club at Bulle Rock

uchs.org

443-643-3460

3026 Whiteford Rd., Pylesville

fiorewinery.com

410-879-4007

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-569-5006

Lantern Queen Riverboat, HdG

lanternqueen.com

410-939-1468

Tea by Two, 814 S. Main St., Bel Air

amchcc.weebly.com

410-734-4808

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Amoss Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-638-4565

HdG Maritime Museum

hdgmaritimemuseum.org

410-939-4800

Bulle Rock Residents’ Club, HdG

uchs.org

1-800-5150044

Susquehanna Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Bel Air Reckord Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Ladew Topiary Gardens

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Washington Street, HdG

hdgtourism.com

410-939-2100

Amoss Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street

ssorchestra.org

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-638-4565

Amoss Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Amoss Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Rd., Pylesville

fiorewinery.com

410-879-4007

Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum, HdG

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Bel Air

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Calendar of Events 2011 Date

Event

Time

Price

4/15

Twelfth Night HCC Actors Guild

3 & 8 pm

$

4/16

My Lady’s Manor Steeplechase Races & Champagne Reception

10 am-5:30 pm

$

4/16

Earth Day 2011-Aberdeen

Time tba

FREE

4/23

Earth Day Celebration-Riversweep

9 am-5 pm

FREE

4/23

Easter Egg Hunt & Games (ages 12 & under)

Noon

FREE

4/23

Easter Egg Hunt (Children 6 & under)

1 pm

$

4/27

Open House at Swan Harbor

4-7 pm

FREE

4/29

Bixby’s Rainforest Rescue

7 pm

$

5/6-8

30th Annual Decoy & Wildlife Art Festival

Fri 6-9 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 10 am-4 pm

$

5/7

Dublin Country Fair

10 am-3 pm

FREE

5/7

The Garden Festival at Ladew

10-5 pm; Preview 8-10 am $

5/7

War of 1812 Re-enactment: Attack on Havre de Grace

10 am-4 pm

$

5/7

Free Comic Book Day 2011

11 am-5 pm

FREE

5/7

Unity in Community Fair

12-5 pm

FREE

5/8

Mother’s Day at Ladew

10:30 am-5 pm

$

5/8

Mother’s Day Cruises

2-4 pm, 6-8 pm

$

5/8

Mother’s Day Cruises

Call for times

$

5/14

Secret Garden Tour of HdG

12-5 pm

$

5/14-15

Medieval Days at Steppingstone

12-5 pm

$

5/16

Chesapeake Challenge Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation

9:30 am

$

5/20

Bike to Work Day

Morning

FREE

5/20-22

Cinderella by Harford Dance Theater

Call for times

$

5/21

From France and America by Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra

7:30 pm

$

5/21

Antiques Crawl of Havre de Grace

9 am-4 pm

FREE

5/22

AMC 12th Annual Private Garden Tour

11 am-5 pm

$

6/4

12th Annual Upper Chesapeake Hospice Regatta

6:30-10 pm

$

6/4

3rd Annual Rock & Blues Festival

1-7 pm

$

6/6

Cancer Survivor Day

11 am-2 pm

6/9-15

Harford County’s 2nd Annual Restaurant Week

FREE $

6/10-18

Phoenix Festival Theater presents Stephen Sondheim’s Company

3 pm, 8 pm

$

6/12

Celtic Festival

12-5 pm

$

6/18-19

Civil War Encampment & Reenactment of Gilmor’s Raid

10 am-4pm

$

6/19

Father’s Day Cruises

2-4 pm, 6-8 pm

$

6/19

Father’s Day Cruises

Call for times

$

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Calendar of Events 2011 Location

Website

Phone

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

MD Rte. 146 and Pocock Road, Monkton

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Festival Park, City of Aberdeen

aberdeen-md.org

410-272-1600

Tydings Park, HdG

hitourtrails.com

410-457-2482

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-638-4565

Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Rd, HdG

swanharborfarm.org

410-939-6767

Tydings Park, HdG

410-939-6724

Amoss Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

HdG Decoy Museum, HdG Middle School & HdG Activity Center

decoymuseum.com

410-939-3739

Dublin Elementary School

dublincountryfair.org

410-457-5442

Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum, HdG

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

Washington Street Books & Music, HdG

washingtonstreetbooksandmusic.com 410-939-6215

Aberdeen Festival Park

aberdeen-md.org

410-272-1600

Ladew Topiary Gardens

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Lantern Queen Riverboat, HdG

lanternqueen.com

410-939-1468

Skipjack Martha Lewis, HdG

chesapeakeheritage.org

410-939-4078

Starts at HdG Maritime Museum

hdgmaritimemuseum.org

410-939-4800

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-2299

Maryland Golf and Country Clubs, MacPhail Road, Bel Air

uchs.org

443-643-3469

220 S. Main Street, Bel Air

harfordcountymd.gov

410-638-3069

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe Street

ssorchestra.org

Downtown Havre de Grace

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

Various gardens in Harford County

amchcc.weebly.com

410-734-4808

Concord Point Lighthouse, HdG

uchs.org

443-643-3460

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-638-4565

Richlin Ballroom, Edgewood

uchs.org

800-515-0044

Restaurants throughout the County

harfordmd.com

410-638-3059

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-2299

Jerusalem Mill Village, Kingsville

jerusalemmill.org

410-877-3560

Lantern Queen Riverboat, HdG

lanternqueen.com

410-939-1468

Skipjack Martha Lewis, HdG

chesapeakeheritage.org

410-939-4078

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Calendar of Events 2011 Date

Event

Time

Price

6/25

Summertime Blues Festival

2-8 pm

$

6/28-7/3 Havre de Grace Carnival and Independence Day Celebration

Parade 2 pm, Concert 7 pm, Fireworks 9:30 pm

FREE

7/3

7-10:30 pm

$

Fireworks Cruise

7/4

Bel Air Independence Day Celebration

Check website/schedule

FREE

7/9-10

“A Pirate Encampment” at Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum & Gala

Sat 10 am-4 pm, Gala 711 pm, Sun 11 am-4 pm

$

7/10

Summer Fun Day w/Car Show & Lawnmower Races

12-4 pm

$

7/28-31

24th Annual Harford County Farm Fair

10 am-10 pm, Sun 10 am-6 pm

$

8/10

Open House at Swan Harbor

4-7 pm

FREE

8/12-13

Maryland State BBQ Bash

Fri 4 -10 pm, Sat Noon-10 pm

FREE

8/12-20

Cal Ripken World Series, Babe Ruth League

Call for schedules

FREE

8/12-14

31st Annual Havre de Grace Seafood Festival

Fri 4-8 pm, Sat 10 am-7 pm, Sun 10 am-6 pm

FREE

8/20-21

48th Annual Havre de Grace Art Show

10 am-5 pm

FREE

8/20-21

Fiore Winery Annual Wine, Jazz & Art Festival

12-6 pm

$

See event Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours column 9/9, 10, 16, 17, 23,14, 30

7 & 8:30 pm

$

9/10

Canoe Rendezvous & Maritime Feast

10 am-5 pm, 6-9 pm

$

9/10

Unity in Community Fair

Call for time

FREE

9/10

24th Annual Duck Fair

9 am-4 pm

FREE

9/10

23rd Annual Children’s Arts Festival & Contest

10 am-2 pm

$

9/10

Antiques Crawl of Havre de Grace

9 am-4 pm

FREE

9/10, 11, Fiddler on the Roof by Phoenix Festival Theater 17, 18

3 pm

$

9/11

Children’s Day at Ladew

12-5 pm

$

9/18

Bel Air Festival For the Arts

10 am-5 pm

FREE

9/14-17

5th Annual Plein Air Painting Competition

9/23-24

5th Annual Harford County Wine Festival

Fri 6-10, Sat 12-7 pm

$

9/24

4th Annual “Dancing for the Arts”

6:30-11 pm

$

9/24

Harford Memorial Hospital’s 15th Annual Celebration 5K & 1 mile Fun Walk

Race - 8:30 am

FREE

9/24-25

Fall Harvest Festival & Crafts

11 am-5 pm

$

9/30

Seussical by Theatreworks USA

Call for time

$

10/1

Darlington Apple Festival

10 am-5 pm

FREE

10/1-30

Applewood Farm Pumpkin Picking Season (Weekends only)

10 am-4 pm Weekends

$

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Website

Phone

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-2299

Union Ave. & Tydings Park, HdG

hdgtourism.com

410-939-4362

Lantern Queen Riverboat, HdG

lanternqueen.com

410-939-1468

Downtown Bel Air

belairjuly4.org

410-893-4444

Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum, HdG

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-2299

Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Rd., Bel Air

farmfair.org

410-838-8663

Swan Harbor Farm, 401 Oakington Road, HdG

swanharborfarm.org

410-939-6767

Corner of Thomas Street & South Bond Street, Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen

ironbirdsbaseball.com

410-297-9292

Tydings Memorial Park, HdG

hdgseafoodfestival.org

410-939-1525

Tydings Park, HdG

hdgartshow.com

410-939-9342

Fiore Winery, 3026 Whiteford Rd., Pylesville

fiorewinery.com

410-879-4007

Downtown Havre de Grace

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

HdG Maritime Museum

hdgmaritimemuseum.org

410-939-4800

Aberdeen Festival Park

aberdeen-md.org

410-272-1600

Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

decoymuseum.com

410-939-3739

Millard E. Tydings Park; Rain-HdG Activity Center, Lewis Lane

hdgtourism.com

410-939-2100

Downtown Havre de Grace

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Ladew Topiary Gardens

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Behind the Bel Air Town Hall on Hickory Avenue

belairfestival.com

443-616-6708

Throughout downtown Havre de Grace

hdgpleinair.com

410-939-9342

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-638-4565

Residentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Club at Bulle Rock, HdG

CenterForThe ArtsHarford.org

410-838-2177

Harford Memorial Hospital, 501 S. Union Ave., HdG

uchs.org

443-643-4206

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-2299

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Darlington

darlingtonapplefest.org

410-457-4189

4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, MD 21160

applewoodfarm.org

443-417-6329

www.harfordmd.com

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Calendar of Events 2011 Date

Event

Time

Price

See event Walking Haunted History and Ghost Tours column 10/1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

7 & 8:30 pm

$

10/8

10 am-5 pm, Gala 7-11 pm

$

Fourth Annual Graw Days Festival & Gala

10/8-9

Colonial Craftsmen Weekend & Market Fair Weekend

10 am-4 pm

$

10/15

Harford Fall Fest 2011

10 am-5 pm

$

10/14-16 Harriet’s Happiest Halloween - Harford Dance Theater

Call for time

$

10/2811/27

Christmas in the Woods

Call for time

FREE

10/28

Ramona Quimby - Theatreworks USA

Call for time

$

10/30

Annual Halloween Costume Parade (Register at 6 pm)

Parade 6:30

FREE

11/5

25th Anniversary Dinner for HdG Decoy Museum

Call for time

$

11/5

Harford County Public Library Foundation Annual Gala

7-11 pm

$

11/1213

The Lockhouse Museum presents “Pirates by the Bay”

Sat 10 am-4 pm, Sun 11 am-4 pm

$

11/12

Founder’s Day

11 am - 8 pm

FREE

11/19

Open Hearth Cooking at Steppingstone

1:00-4:00 pm

$

11/2612/18

Applewood Farm Christmas Season (Weekends only)

10 am-4 pm Weekends

FREE

12/2

Christmas Parade & Light Up Night with Santa

6 pm

FREE

12/2

Book Signing First Friday

7-9 pm

FREE

12/2-4

The Nutcracker presented by Harford Dance Theatre

3 & 8 pm

$

12/3-4

Christmas Open House

12-4 pm

FREE

12/3

Aberdeen’s Christmas Street Celebration

Begins 7 am

FREE

12/4

AMC Holiday House Tour

11 am-5 pm

$

12/4

22nd Annual Bel Air Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

2:30-5:30 pm

FREE

12/4

5th Annual Christmas Tea Fundraiser for Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy

2-4 pm

$

12/9-11

Christmas Open House & Greens Sale

11 am-4 pm

$

Sat 9 am-8 pm, Sun Noon-8 pm

FREE

12/10-11 Christmas Boutique at the Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum 12/11

The 39th Annual Candle Light Tour of Historic Havre de Grace

4 - 8 pm

$

12/11

Maritime Christmas

10 am-8 pm

$

12/17

CCA Christmas House Tour

Times tba

$

12/26

HdG Historic Church Tour

2-4 pm

FREE

12/31

New Year’s Eve Duck Drop & Fireworks

Evening

FREE

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Calendar of Events 2011 Location

Website

Phone

Downtown Havre de Grace

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

Havre de Grace

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village

jerusalemmill.org

410-877-3560

The Equestrian Center, Bel Air

harfordfallfest.com

410-420-0599

Chesapeake Theater, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Rockfield Manor, 501 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

rockfieldmanor.com

410-638-4565

Amoss Center, Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Downtown Havre de Grace

410-939-6724

The Bayou Restaurant, HdG

decoymuseum.com

410-939-3739

Abingdon Branch of Harford County Public Library

hcplonline.info

410-273-5600 x2283

Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum, HdG

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

HdG Maritime Museum

hdgmaritimemuseum.org

410-939-4800

Steppingstone Museum, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-4800

4435 Prospect Road, Whiteford, MD 21160

applewoodfarm.org

443-417-6329

Washington St./St. John St., HdG

hdgtourism.com

410-939-2100

Washington Street Books & Music, HdG

washingtonstreetbooksandmusic.com 410-939-6215

Harford Community College

harford.edu/cultural

443-412-2211

Steppingstone Museum, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, HdG

steppingstonemuseum.org

410-939-2299

Christmas Street, Aberdeen

aberdeen-md.org

410-272-1600

Liriodendron Mansion, 502 W. Gordon St., Bel Air

amchcc.weebly.com

410-734-4808

Main Street, Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Vandiver Inn, HdG

chesapeakeheritage.org

410-939-4078

Ladew Topiary Gardens

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum, HdG

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

Downtown Havre de Grace

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

HdG Maritime Museum

hdgmaritimemuseum.org

410-939-4800

Bel Air tour homes to be announced

chesapeakecanceralliance.org

410-942-0743

hdgtourism.com

410-939-2100

Starts at 101 S. Union Ave Downtown Havre de Grace

410-939-2464

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Recurring Events 2011 Date

Event

Time

June-Sept

Aberdeen Ironbirds Baseball

Check website for schedule

Feb-Nov

Cedar Lane Sports

Check website for schedules

Year Round

Parks & Recreation

Check website for programs

Price

SPORTS

FARMER‘S MARKETS April-Nov

Bel Air Saturday Farmers’ Market

7-11 am

May-Oct

Bel Air Tuesday Farmers’ Market

9 am -1 pm

May-Oct

Edgewood Farmers’ Market

3-6 pm

May-Oct

Havre de Grace Farmers’ Market

9 am-Noon

ABERDEEN Jan-June

Historical DVD/Lecture Series

7-8 pm

FREE

BEL AIR Jan-Dec

Girls Night Out-Third Thursday

5-8 pm

FREE

March-Dec

Second Sundays

12-4 pm

FREE

May-Oct

First Fridays: 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5, 9/2, 10/7

5-8 pm

FREE

Jun-Aug

Outdoor Family Movies 6/10 & 24, 7/7 & 22, 8/5 & 19

7:30 pm

FREE

HAVRE DE GRACE 1/7-12/30

Magic the Gathering: Friday Night Magic

6-10:30 pm

$

May-Dec

First Fridays: 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5, 9/2, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2

5-9 pm

FREE

Jan-June

Ellsworth Shank Historical Lecture Series 7 pm sponsored by Susquehanna Lockhouse Museum 1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9

FREE

Historic Walking Tours Saturdays & Sundays

$

April-Oct

Afternoons

ART EXHIBITS & OUTDOOR CONCERTS 3/3-5/1

Pictures at An Exhibition Art Show

Thurs/Fri 1-6 pm, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-4

FREE

5/5-6/26

Spring Art Show

Thurs/Fri 1-6 pm, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-4

FREE

6/30-8/28

Summer Art Show

Thurs/Fri-1-6 pm, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-4

FREE

9/1-10/30

Fall Art Show

Thurs./Fri.-1-6 pm, Sat. 12-6, Sun. 12-4

FREE

11/3-12/23

Holiday Art Show

Thurs/Fri-1-6 pm, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-4

FREE

May & Sept

May & Sept Lunchtime Concerts 5/6, 13, 20 & 27, 9/2, 9, 16 & 23

Noon-1 pm

FREE

June & July

Bel Air Parks & Rec. Summer Concert Series 6/5, 12, 19 & 26, 7/3, 10, 17, 24, 31

7 pm

FREE

June & July

Havre de Grace Concerts in the Park 6/3, 10, 17 & 24; 7/8, 15, 22, & 29

7:30 pm

FREE

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Recurring Events 2011 Location

Website

Phone

Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen

ripkenstadium.com

410-297-9292

Cedar Lane Regional Park, Bel Air

cedarlanesports.org

443-807-1767

Recreational Facilities throughout the County

harfordcountymd.gov

410-638-3570

Mary Risteau Building, Bond & Thomas Streets

harfordfarms.com

Corner of Rte. 24 & Boulton Street

harfordfarms.com

MARC Train Station, 2122 Old Edgewood Rd.

harfordfarms.com

Downtown on Pennington Avenue

harfordfarms.com

Aberdeen City Council Chambers, 60 N. Parke St.

aberdeen-md.org

410-272-1600

Downtown Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Downtown Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Office Street by the Courthouse

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Shamrock Park, Hickory Ave. & Lee Way, Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Washington Street Books & Music, HdG

washingtonstreetbooksandmusic.com 410-939-6215

Main Street Expo

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

City Hall of Havre de Grace

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

Downtown Havre de Grace

mainstreethdg.com

410-939-1811

Harford Artist Gallery, 503 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

artinharford.org

410-879-2390

Harford Artist Gallery, 503 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

artinharford.org

410-879-2390

Harford Artist Gallery, 503 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

artinharford.org

410-879-2390

Harford Artist Gallery, 503 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

artinharford.org

410-879-2390

Harford Artist Gallery, 503 Churchville Rd., Bel Air

artinharford.org

410-879-2390

Office Street by the Courthouse, Bel Air

downtownbelair.com

410-638-1023

Humbert Memorial Band Shell, 127 Lee Way, Bel Air Millard E. Tydings Park, HdG

410-638-3528 hdgtourism.com

www.harfordmd.com

410 939-2100

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Recurring Events 2011 Date

Event

Time

Price

June-Aug

Aberdeen Summer Concert Series 6/21, 28, 7/5, 12, 19 & 26, 8/2, 9, 16 & 23

7 pm

FREE

May-Sept

Summer Concerts at Jerusalem Mill 5/1, 6/5, 7/3, 8/7, 9/4

6 pm

$

6/12-8/14

Ladew Topiary Gardens Summer Concert Series

6-8 pm

$

Sunday Art Exhibits at The Gallery at Liriodendron

1-4pm

FREE

March-Dec

THEMED CRUISES—HAVRE DE GRACE May-Oct Jan-Sept

Cruises for all ages - Teddy Bear, Margaritaville, Lighthouse, Maryland Wine, Sunset and more

Check website for schedule

$

Lunch/dinner cruises for all ages

Check website for schedule

$

ONGOING OUTDOOR & NATURE ACTIVITIES May-Oct

Concord Point Lighthouse and Keeper’s Dwelling Weekends 1-5 pm

Year-round

Night Hikes, Kayaking, Children’s Programs, Bee Keeping, Canoeing, Birding

Year-round

Canoeing, nature hikes, and children’s activities

Year-round

Guided nature and historical walks of the North Park Trail

FREE

FREE

Note: The Harford County Office of Tourism makes every effort to confirm accurate information for the Calendar of Events.

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Toll Free 1-866-588-4963

www.hcps.org

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Recurring Events 2011 Location

Website

Phone

Festival Park, Aberdeen

aberdeen-md.org

410-939-6767

Jerusalem Mill Village, Kingsville

jerusalemmill.org

410-877-3560

Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton

ladewgardens.com

410-557-9570

Liriodendron, 502 W. Gordon Street, Bel Air

liriodendron.com

410-879-4424

Skipjack Martha Lewis, Tydings Park

chesapeakeheritage.org

410-939-4078

Lantern Queen, Hutchins Park

lanternqueen.com

410-939-1468

700 Concord Street, HdG

concordpointlighthouse.org

410-939-3213

Eden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd, Pylesville

edenmill.org

410-836-3050

Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Rd, Abingdon

otterpointcreek.org

410-612-1688

Susquehanna Museum of the Lockhouse

thelockhousemuseum.org

410-939-5780

Please confirm times and locations of attractions via phone or website.

Support Harford’s Farms...Buy Local! FARMERS’ MARKETS

April - November

Bel Air - Saturday

Edgewood

Bel Air - Tuesday

Havre de Grace

Saturdays 7am-11am Corner of S. Bond & Thomas Streets Tuesdays 9am-1pm Corner of Route 24 and Boulton St.

Thursdays 3pm-6pm MARC Train Station, Edgewood Rd. Saturdays 9am-Noon Downtown on Pennington Avenue

WINERIES Fiore Winery

Mount Felix Winery

Harford Vineyard

Legends Vineyard

3026 Whiteford Road, Pylesville fiorewinery.com

2000-A Level Road, Havre de Grace mountfelix.com

1311 W. Jarrettsville Rd, Forest Hill 521 Asbury Road, Churchville legendsvineyard.com harfordvineyard.com

EVENTS In addition to annual events like Farm Visitation Day in June and the Farm Fair in July, you can also experience horse races, polo, pickyour-own produce farms, corn mazes, fairs, festivals, and much more!

For more info visit www.harfordfarms.com www.harfordmd.com

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Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House 817 Conesteo St. ~ Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Contact us: lockhousemuseum@gmail.com www.thelockhousemuseum.org Open April to October; Fri, Sat & Sun; 1-5pm

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