Arts & Music

Autism in the Park!

Help the Howard County Autism Society kick off Autism Acceptance Month on April 1, 2023 with Autism in the Park!  The FREE  event will be held from 10:00am-2:00pm at Laura's Place Playground, in the North area of Blandair Regional Park in Columbia, MD.  Enjoy opportunities to visit with first responders, elected representatives, learn about the Autism community, enjoy interactive play, entertainers, face painting, music and food trucks.

Skating through Broadway

Come enjoy the best of Broadway musicals on ice alongside our incredible skaters who will delight you with their performances as characters from Frozen, Shrek, the Blue Man Group, Phantom of the Opera, The Chorus Line, Wicked, High School Musical, West Side Story, Matilda, Aladdin, The Gazillion Bubbles Show, The Lion King, and 9 to 5. Do not miss this family event which will be a fun display of beautiful choreography filled with jumps and spins, colorful costumes, and great music! Shows run on May 20 and 21 at 5:15pm/7:15pm (Saturday) and 4:30/6:30pm (Saturday). 

Savage Paint Out Public Art Show and Awards Day

Public Art Show and Awards Day

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 9:00am – 1:00pm 
Where: Baldwin Common (Rain location: Carroll Baldwin Hall) 
What: Art show and awards ceremony complemented by walking tour, food, beverages, free interactive art activities for all ages, and live music, all celebrating Earth Day 2023 in the beautiful town of Savage, MD! 

9am: Art Show Setup / Free Guided Walking Tour

Columbia Festival of the Arts LakeFest 2023

Columbia Festival of the Arts is recruiting volunteers for LakeFest 2023 which will occur June 16-18th. LakeFest is a free, three-day outdoor celebration on the lakefront in Downtown Columbia. The event includes live performance arts, children’s creative activities, a juried fine arts and crafts show, a variety of hands-on workshops for all ages and, of course, the always popular outdoor festival food fare. Around 300 volunteers are needed to assist artists and guests.

Cantata at Good Friday Service

Glen Mar Church will present the cantata “The Seven Last Words of Christ” by Theodore Dubois during its Good Friday service on April 7 at 7:30 p.m. About 50 singers accompanied by an orchestra will perform this choral work. This service will also feature dramatic readings and prayers. The church is located at 4701 New Cut Road, Ellicott City.