Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Humane Society of Harford County recommends the pets of the week.
From the Humane Society of Harford County: ——— Dog of the Week: Gabby Age: 3 years Color: Red and White Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Gender: Female Adoption Fee: $80 (reduced from $160) Give me a G-A-B-B-Y! That spells Gabby and I am as peppy as can be! Jumping hurdles, fetching balls, anything that is fun under the sun is what I love! I am a very fast learner and am eager to learn anything you wish to teach me. I love people especially when they give me treats. Want to know a fun fact about me? I love pigs! I think they are so cool and fun to play with. Please be my new best friend! I can’t wait to meet you! Cat of the Week: Gibbous Age: 5 years Color: White Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Gender: Male Adoption Fee: $47.50 (…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Marketplace on Main runs May through September in Bel Air.
The newest addition to Bel Air's contingent of Farmers Markets launched Wednesday afternoon. The Wednesday market, which has been dubbed "Marketplace on Main," will run from 3-7 p.m. in the Main Street Parking Lot at 33-37 S. Main Street between the Main Street Tower Restaurant and Harford County Sheriff's Office Headquarters. Were you able to stop by the market? Check out the photos and share your own.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A new market is opening Wednesday in Bel Air in the new Main Street parking lot across from the Harford County Courthouse.
Wednesday marks the launch of the newest addition to the farmers market lineup in Bel Air. The Wednesday market, which has been dubbed "Marketplace on Main," will run from 3-7 p.m. in the Main Street Parking Lot at 33-37 S. Main Street between the Main Street Tower Restaurant and Harford County Sheriff's Office Headquarters. The market will run from May 8 through Sept. 25. Market attendees will find products from local growers and producers, artists from the Harford County Artists Gallery, food from Main Street Tower Restaurant and entertainment, according to a release from the Bel Air Downtown Alliance. The Wednesday market is sponsored by the downtown alliance, Town of Bel Air and The Mill. Participating vendors include: Do you plan to …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Friday marked the start of First Friday events for the 2013 season.
First Fridays returned this week with beer, wine, snacks, music and fun for a wide range of ages. The event featured food from Main Street Tower and Lounge, beer and wine and live music from Tainted Souls. First Fridays, presented by Bel Air Downtown Alliance, take place from 5 until 8 p.m. at the interseciton of Office and Main streets on the first Friday of May through October. Have pictures from Friday's event? Share your own photos by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button.
Monday, April 22, 2013
The countdown to First Fridays in Bel Air is nearing the single digits.
Bel Air is preparing to celebrate warmer weather and community camraderie with the return of First Fridays next week. May 3 marks the return of First Fridays in Bel Air for the 2013 season. The May event will feature face painting, food from Main Street Tower and Lounge, beer and wine at $4 a ticket and live music from Tainted Souls. First Fridays, presented by Bel Air Downtown Alliance, take place from 5 until 8 p.m. at the interseciton of Office and Main streets on the first Friday of May through October. Admission to the event is free. Following the block party, Dark Horse Saloon, 119 S. Main Street, offers First Fridays After Dark with discounted food and drink specials. In case of rain, the scheduled band instead performs at MaGerk's …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The event is designed to engage men and boys in the fight to end sexual violence against women, according to the event posting on Patch.
The Harford County community will stand together in the face of sexual violence against women Saturday during an event that puts men in women's shoes—literally. SARC, a non-profit agency located in Harford County working to end domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking, will hold its 5th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday in Bel Air. Participants in the event have raised money leading up to Saturday's walk, when women and men alike will don high heels as a sign of solidarity and march through downtown Bel Air. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at MaGerk's Pub, 120 S. Bond Street. Walker registration is $25. If you're passionate about this cause, there's still time to make a general …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Bel Air Farmers Market opened April 13 for the 38th season.
Saturday marked the first Bel Air Farmers Market of 2013. The market, now in its 38th season, takes place 7-11 a.m. every Saturday from April through November in the parking lot of the Mary-Risteau state office building located at 2 S. Bond St. You can find a list of vendors here. This year, organizers are considering an additional market day on Wednesdays. Did you make it out to the Farmers Market this weekend? Do you plan to pay the market a visit this season? Leave a comment.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
The weather cooperated for this weekend's Kite Festival in Bel Air.
Mild temperatures, sunshine and crisp breezes greeted kite enthusiasts in Bel Air Saturday. The town's eighth annual kite festival was a hit thanks in part to the weather and event organizers. Dozens of kites dotted the sky over Rockfield Park recreational fields between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. with young children to adults trying their hands at kite flying. Have your own photos from the event? Share them by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button attached to this post.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The Humane Society of Harford County recommends the pets of the week.
From the Humane Society of Harford County: ——— Dog of the Week: Krog Age: 2 years Color: Brown and White Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Gender: Male Adoption Fee: $80 Hello folks, I’m Krog and boy, do I love to play! At just 2 years old, I like to play with people and especially with other dogs. I am very sweet and I just love attention. Oh, and did I mention I love to play? I love to go on long walks and I walk very well on the leash. I’m such a gentleman! If you reward me for my good behavior with a treat, I’ll return the love with a big ole sloppy kiss. So head on over to the shelter and come meet wonderful me! (P.S. Is it my breed that makes people pass me by? I hope not. I’ve been here for several months, so my adoption fee is …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Check out some of the events planned in Bel Air this weekend.
If you're looking for something to do this weekend look no further than Harford County. There's a high school drama performance and kite festival in the hopper this weekend, but that's not all that is taking place in and around town. Check out the following events and be sure to add your own to the calendar: High School Musical presented by Bel Air: The Bel Air High School student actors will take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday to perform High School Musical. There is also a 2 p.m. matinee showing on Saturday. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. The show will take place in the auditorium of the school, located at 100 Heighe Street in Bel Air. Bel Air Kite Festival: Kids and adults of all ages are invited to bring their …