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Crofton and Surrounding Area Current Events

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Tots Tuesday Storytime

Join for an engaging and interactive storytime session designed to instill a lifelong love for learning in your little ones! This event is specially curated for children aged 2 to 4 years old and their parents or caregivers. Our talented storytellers will captivate young minds with enchanting tales and imaginative adventures. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to create cherished memories with your child and foster their intellectual growth.

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2521 Saint Paul St, Baltimore, MD

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Jan 10, 2023 - June 24, 2025

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Wonderland of Art

Step into Artists Gallery's "Wonderland of Art" winter show from January 19th to February 25th. Explore diverse styles and mediums, meet the talented artists at the grand reception on February 4th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Immerse yourself in creativity, gain insights into their artistic processes, and be captivated by the beauty on display. An unforgettable experience for art lovers, collectors, and those seeking inspiration.

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8197 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD

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Jan 19 - Feb 25, 2024

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Try, Taste and Learn How to Braise Flavorful Foods

Unlock the secrets of flavor-packed dishes without breaking the bank! Join the exclusive masterclass where expert chefs reveal the art of transforming tough cuts into succulent delights. Learn innovative techniques, explore marinades, and elevate your culinary skills. Perfect for novice cooks and food enthusiasts.

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4979A Sheppard Lane, Ellicott City, MD

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Jan 20 - March 23, 2024

Crofton and Surrounding Area Annual Events

Crofton and its surrounding areas host several annual events that are not to be missed. From community festivals to holiday celebrations, these events offer something for everyone. Here are some of the most popular annual events in Crofton and its surrounding areas.

Spring & Summer Events

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza

April

The annual Easter Egg Party is a fun-filled event for children of all ages, featuring an exciting egg hunt, engaging games, catchy songs, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Parents can capture the magical moments while their little ones participate in the festivities, creating unforgettable memories for all who attend.

Crofton Farmers Market

May-Nov

The Crofton Farmers Market is a vibrant event with over 50 local vendors offering fresh, locally-sourced produce, artisanal crafts, and other delightful products. The food trucks serve a delectable array of culinary delights that are sure to tantalize your taste buds, making it a must-visit destination for foodies.

United States Boat Shows

October

Annapolis City Dock, known as "Ego Alley," transforms into a boater's paradise each year for the United States Powerboat Show (Oct. 5-8) and United States Sailboat Show (Oct. 12-15). Join thousands of enthusiasts to explore the latest boats, maritime tech, and products at the world's largest in-water boat show. Stay for the weekend in Annapolis, near BWI, or Arundel Mills Entertainment region.

Fall & Winter Events

Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival

December

Join us at the Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival on December 3rd from 11 am - 5 pm on West Street. Celebrate all things cocoa with family-friendly fun! This year's highlights include a gingerbread house contest hosted by Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Open to all, showcase your creativity and win fabulous prizes. Don't miss the display at the Visitor Center from December 4-11. Get ready for a delightful cocoa-filled experience!

Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Fair

December

The Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Show, held at Veterans Plaza, showcases over 80 local small businesses, crafters, and artisans offering unique and high-quality gifts such as handmade arts and crafts, jewelry, baked goods, and body care products. Attendees can support local businesses, get a head start on holiday shopping, and enjoy an unforgettable experience.

Official Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl Baltimore's Christmas Pub Crawl

December

The Baltimore Pub Crawl's Ugly Sweater edition is a festive holiday event that allows attendees to experience Baltimore's lively nightlife scene with holiday-themed drink deals. Attendees can show off their holiday outfits, enjoy the company of like-minded partygoers, and create unforgettable memories, making it a perfect way to indulge in the holiday spirit.