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Join Belmont Manor and the Howard County Conservancy and take a step back in time to celebrate the holidays. Take a self-guided tour to explore the ca. 1738 Belmont Manor. This 18th century Manor, surrounded by historic outbuildings and a cemetery on 68 acres of farmland, is adorned for the holiday season with greens and other period decorations throughout the entire first floor. Enjoy period music and colonial reenactors as you stroll through the magnificently adorned rooms. Pick up a holiday…Find out more »
Meet the Earth Trekkers, a family of four that share a passion for travel, adventure and living life to the fullest. In 2014 and 2015 they sold their house and cars, took their kids out of school and put their careers on hold in order to travel around the world for 13 months. But their love for travel and exploring didn't stop there, they still travel ever chance they get, having explored 67 countries. They operate one of the most popular family…Find out more »
Howard County is a very special place! Ned Tillman will talk about some of the major efforts in the past that were used to preserve wonderful features of Howard County. He will also address some of the big challenges we face today to preserve and restore what is left. Come learn about our rivers and farms, our wildlife, old Ellicott City, and some of the key people in the past! Ned is an award-winning author who has published 3 books…Find out more »
Come explore your creative side and make beautiful nature creations with painter and ranger Ed Johnson. Numerous pictures of landscapes and topics from the surrounding area will be provided and sketching instruction will be given on each persons selected topic. All supplies including the 16x20 canvases will be provided. Please wear clothes that can get dirty, as acrylic paints are permanent. Suitable for ages 12 and older. Limited space, so please register early.Find out more »
Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the event. If a program is canceled by the Conservancy, participants will be notified and offered a refund. All other program fees are non-refundable and support educational programs at the Conservancy. Organized groups cannot be able to be accommodated at our free programs. Please contact the Conservancy about scheduling a separate program for your group.