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August 2014

August 1st
HDG MAIN STREET PRESENTS: FIRST FRIDAYS!
5pm- 9pm
Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Live entertainment, cafe seating, merchant specials and more!
Price: Free
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1800
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com/


August 2nd
FARMERS' MARKET - EVERY SATURDAY THOUGH OCTOBER!
9:00am -12:00 noon
Come to Pennington Ave. at Washington St. to enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods, cut flowers, pesto and more!
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org


August 6th
HDG MARITIME SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
7pm- 9pm
The concert will be held inside the museum, where the facility is air-conditioned. This week features Don Shappelle ~ Renowned singer-songwriter from Wilkes Barre, PA who will put his own spin on the works of Pete Seeger, alongside his own songs about life on the water. Wine and beer will be sold.
Price: Free, donations appreciated
Contact: Janie Meneely
Phone: 443-786-0463 410-939-4800
Email: hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.net
Website: http://www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org/


August 7th
National Lighthouse Day
10am- 8pm
Come explore our lighthouse and keeper's house. Celebrate National Lighthouse Day and climb the tower. Then, get a pizza at Pat's Pizza. 20% of your purchase with flyer goes towards lighthouse restoration projects (4-9pm). Visit our website for more information and to download a flyer
Contact: Concord Point Lighhouse
Phone: 410-939-3213
Website: http://www.concordpointlighthouse.org/


August 8th to August 10th
Havre de Grace Seafood Festival
Friday 3-8, Saturday 10-8, Sunday 10-6
Food, fun and live entertainment on the Chesapeake. Over 100 arts and craft vendors,30 food vendors serving more than 200 different menu items. Seafood delicacies from the bay and beyond. There will be commercial vendors, charity raffle, silent auction and over 45 hours of free live entertainment on three stages.
Price: Free
Phone: 410-939-1525
Email: seafoodfes@aol.com
Website: http://www.hdgseafoodfestival.org/


August 8th
Live Concert featuring Three Dog Night with special guest the Baltimore School of Rock
6:30 PM
Live concert on the water in Tydings Park ~ Havre de Grace MD. Reserved seats $55, Lawn seats $35 and $45 and limited "Inner Circle" Party Tickets available.
Price: $$
Phone: 410-939-1525
Email: seafoodfes@aol.com
Website: http://www.hdgseafoodfestival.org/


August 9th
FARMERS' MARKET - EVERY SATURDAY THOUGH OCTOBER!
9:00am -12:00 noon
Come to Pennington Ave. at Washington St. to enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods, cut flowers, pesto and more!
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org


August 13th
HDG MARITIME SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
7pm- 9pm
The concert will be held inside the museum, where the facility is air-conditioned. This week features John Roberts ~ Musician from England who specializes in songs culled from the working wharves of both England and America. Wine and beer will be sold.
Price: Free, donations appreciated
Contact: Janie Meneely
Phone: 443-786-0463 410-939-4800
Email: hdgmaritimemuseum@verizon.net
Website: http://www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org/


August 15th to August 17th
51st Annual Havre de Grace Art Show
Friday 5-9pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am- 5pm
Juried Artists from throughout the U.S. in Tydings Park overlooking the mouth of the Susquehanna River & headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay. For the whole family! Entertainment, Food, Handicap Accessible, Boat Accessible
Price: Free
Phone: 410-939-9342
Email: hdgartshow@gmail.com
Website: http://www.hdgartshow.org/


August 16th
FARMERS' MARKET - EVERY SATURDAY THOUGH OCTOBER!
410-939-1811
Come to Pennington Ave. at Washington St. to enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods, cut flowers, pesto and more!
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org


August 19th
NAV rules you need to know
6pm- 9pm
Fundraiser for the Maritime Museum. This course covers Navigation rules and importance of them. Please visit our website for more information.
Price: $25/student ~1st Responders & Active Military Free
Contact: HdG Maritime Museum
Phone: 443-504-3880
Email: safeboating2207@gmail.com
Website: http://www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org/calendar.php


August 23rd
FARMERS' MARKET - EVERY SATURDAY THOUGH OCTOBER!
9:00am -12:00 noon
Come to Pennington Ave. at Washington St. to enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods, cut flowers, pesto and more!
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org


August 30th
FARMERS' MARKET - EVERY SATURDAY THOUGH OCTOBER!
9:00am -12:00 noon
Come to Pennington Ave. at Washington St. to enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods, cut flowers, pesto and more!
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org




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September 2014

September 5th to October 25th
HAUNTED HISTORY GHOST TOURS
7pm and 8:30pm
Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc. will be hosting Haunted History and Ghost Tours through the historic downtown district on Friday and Saturday evenings. A significant factor in Havre de Grace tours is that the history and murder stories are TRUE stories documented either by newspaper or local historians. And the ghost stories are first-hand accounts told to Main Street from the people who experienced them. Tours are approximately 1 1/2 hours long. Please note that the tours may not be appropriate for children of 8 years and younger. For more info and tickets please contact HdG Main Street, Inc.
Price: $
Contact: HdG Main Street, Inc
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: www.hdghauntedhist@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com/


September 5th
HDG MAIN STREET PRESENTS: FIRST FRIDAYS!
5pm- 9pm
Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Live entertainment, cafe seating, merchant specials and more!
Price: Free
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com/


September 6th
26th Annual Children's Arts Festival & Contest
11:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Join us at Millard E. Tydings Park for our annual Children's Arts Festival. For Children ages 3-10. Craft projects, face painting, and entertainment. Children may submit art work (limit 2 per), for the Art Contest, to the HdG Library (August 1 thru September 1)~Open to the Public (no rain location)
Price: Free~ Children must be with an adult
Phone: 410-939-2100


September 12th
Restore Church Movies at the Park
6:30pm - 10pm
Restore Church will be holding a free family friendly community event at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace. The event will include a free movie night on a 20 foot screen, bouncy houses, face painting and popcorn.
Price: Free Community Event
Contact: Restore Church
Phone: 443-987-4153
Email: elizabeth@restorechurch.net


September 13th
NORTH PARK TRAIL WALK
10 AM
This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Meet at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street.
Price: Free
Contact: Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House
Phone: 410-939-5780
Email: lockhousemuseum@gmail.com
Website: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/


September 13th
Sock Hop
Dinner 6-7, Dance 7-11
Cruise in to the American Legion Post 47 on Saint John Street for a delicious meal including rotisserie chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and dessert followed by a sock hop including contests for best 50's attire, a twist contest, trivia contest plus more! 50's 60's music by Bill Braun. This a renovations fundraiser for the American Legion Post 47.
Price: $20/ person, $35/ couple
Contact: American Legion Post 47
Phone: 410-939-0234
Email: Post47Events@yahoo.com


September 13th
Color the Bay 5K - Run/Walk & Color Fest
8am
Come out for a fun-filled day in beautiful Havre de Grace, MD. In addition to an awesome color-themed 5k, there will be local vendors, crafts, music, face painting and much, much more.
Price: $45 per person or $160 team (4 people)
Phone: 410-287-8149
Email: Chris@Bluecheetahtiming.com
Website: http://www.active.com/havre-de-grace-md/running/races/color-the-bay-5k-run-walk-and-colorfest-2014


September 13th
Parrothead Golf Tourney
12pm
Bill Watson's 10th Annual golf tournament, benefiting The Havre de Grace Opera House Foundation. This is a no-pressure fun tournament designed for golfers and non-golfers alike! Best ball format; following golf enjoy a great dinner & beverages in the banquet room. Shark fins & grass skirts welcome. There will be special contests and prizes including best decorated golf cart.
Price: $97 (Dinner only guests $25)
Contact: Bill Watson
Phone: 410-939-7498
Email: elementarydesign@verizon.net


September 14th
4th Annual Blessing of the Animals & Pet Expo
12pm- 4pm
Blessings will take place at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00; free gift with each blessing. Pet-oriented vendors, face painting, children's craft table, HdG Police K-9 until demonstration at 1:30 pm, and fun filled time at the park with your pets! It is expected all animals will be leashed or crated and have required shots.
Price: Free Admission
Phone: 410-939-6105
Email: tbrinkman@verizon.net


September 20th
City Wide Yard Sale
8am- 4pm
Huge, community-wide event. Yard sales, sidewalk sales, and bargains galore. Rain date September 21
Phone: 410-939-6562 or 410-939-2100
Email: info2@havredegracemd.com


September 20th
Healthy Heart-ford 5k Run/ Walk
8:30am- 10:30am
Sponsored by University of MD Upper Chesapeake. Follow the course through downtown Havre de Grace and enjoy light refreshments and a brief awards ceremony following the evnet.
Price: $
Phone: 443-643-4206
Email: KThompson@uchs.org


September 21st
River City Oyster Festival
12- 5pm
Located at The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street, the festival offers guests the chance to enjoy the freshest oysters on the half shell and boat-loads of "tasty" food provided by Laurrapin Grille, ice cold beer from Flying Dog Brewery, wine & live music.
Price: $10 per person
Phone: 410-939-4956
Email: Dennis@laurrapin.com
Website: http://www.laurrapin.com/


September 26th
Lunch with Rosalie Calvert
12:00- 2:30pm (open seating~ doors open @11:30am)
A Show and Lunch presented by the Havre de Grace Arts Commission performed by award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung. Located at the Vandiver Inn, 301 S. Union Ave.
Price: $35.00 per person with cash bar
Phone: 443-451-5333
Website: http://www.historyaliveshows.com/rosalieofriversdale.htm


September 27th to September 28th
Fall Harvest & Craft Festival
11am- 4pm
Original Fall Festival with craft booths; scarecrow making; pumpkin painting; apple bobbing & pressing; apple butter making; hay rides; straw maze; bluegrass music; food; and tours.
Price: Adults $10, children under 12 and member free
Contact: Steppingstone Farm Museum
Phone: 410-939-2299
Email: director@steppingstonemuseum.com
Website: http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/


September 27th
Maritime Museum Crab Feast

Invite fall by having all you can eat Maryland crabs and other Bay foods. Located at the Elks Lodge, 940 Pulaski Hwy.
Phone: 410-939-4800
Email: directorhdgmm@gmail.com
Website: http://www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org/




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October 2014

October 3rd
HDG MAIN STREET PRESENTS: FIRST FRIDAYS!
5pm- 9pm
Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Live entertainment, cafe seating, merchant specials and more!
Price: Free
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com/


October 10th
HdG Chamber of Commerce ~ Bull & Oyster Roast
6pm- 10:30pm
Held at the HdG Community Center. Door prizes, Chinese Auction, silent auction, 50/50, DJ music and Bruster's Ice Cream. Catering provided by Fast Eddie's Pit Beef.
Price: $50.00
Contact: HdG Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 410-939-3303
Email: hdegchamber1@comcast.net
Website: http://www.hdgchamber.com/


October 11th
7th Annual Graw Days Festival
9am- 6:30pm
Celebration of our horse racing history and Graw Racetrack! Live music, over 100 vendors and crafters, food and beverages.
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com/


October 25th
Fall Festival at The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House
1- 5pm
Come to the Lock House for some fall activities to celebrate the end of our open season!
Contact: Lock House Museum
Phone: 410-939-5780
Email: lockhousemuseum@gmail.com
Website: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/


October 26th
Halloween Tails and Treats
10am-5pm
First Annual Pet Fest with local resources, merchandise and information for pet owners. Costumed Pet Parade. All vendors will be located on the Keeper's House grounds. Vendors, raffles, prizes. Bring your pets with you! For more information visit our website.
Contact: Concord Point Lighthouse
Phone: 410-939-3213
Website: http://www.concordpointlighthouse.org/


October 30th
Halloween Parade presented by the HdG Recreation Committee
6 pm Registration, 6:30 pm Parade begins
Annual Halloween Parade in HdG!! Meet at corner of Washington St. and Congress Ave. to register, come dressed in costume
Phone: 410-939-6724
Email: hdgactivityctr@harfordcountymd.gov


October 31st
Tales and Treats with Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace
6pm- 8pm
Head into Halloween night for special Tales and Treats at all the Heritage Museums of Havre de Grace!
Price: $1.00
Contact: Museums
Phone: 410-939-2299, 410-939-5780, 410-939-3213
Email: director@steppingstonemuseum.org
Website: http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/




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November 2014

November 2nd
Witchy Woman Tea ~ Steppingstone Farm Museum
Seatings at 11am and 2pm
Held at the Steppingstone Farm Museum. Learn the history of Halloween and Witchcraft while enjoying afternoon tea in the Historic farm house for a refined Halloween celebration.
Price: $25
Contact: Steppingstone Farm Museum
Phone: 410-939-2299
Email: director@steppingstonemuseum.org
Website: http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/


November 7th
HDG MAIN STREET PRESENTS: FIRST FRIDAYS!
5pm- 9pm
Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Live entertainment, cafe seating, merchant specials and more!
Price: Free
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com/


November 13th
Card Party
Noon- 4pm
Come join us for Fun, Food & Prizes as you play cards with your friends ~ tables of 4 players. Doors open at 11:30 am ․ RSVP by Friday, November 7
Price: $10 per person
Contact: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 47
Phone: 410-939-1444
Email: jbsis737@verizon.net
Website: http://www.americanlegionpost47.org/


November 13th
Veteran's Day Observances
11am
Join members of the American Legion, at Tydings Park, in recognition of our veterans.
Phone: 410-939-0234


November 15th
North Park Trail Walk
10 am
This guided nature and historic walk is free to the public. Distance 1.5 miles in 90 minutes. Meet at the Lock House, 817 Conesteo Street.
Price: Free
Contact: Susquehanna Museum of HdG at the Lock House
Phone: 410-939-5780
Email: lockhousemuseum@gmail.com
Website: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/


November 22nd
Thanksgiving Open House with Open Hearth Cooking
1pm- 4pm
Held at the Steppingstone Farm Museum. Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration in the historic farm house featuring Colonial period recipes. The Museum Store will be open for all your Christmas shopping needs.
Price: $3.00
Contact: Steppingstone Farm Museum
Phone: 410-939-2299
Email: director@steppingstonemuseum.org
Website: http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/


November 26th
Susquehanna Ministerium: Thanksgiving Eve Ecumenical Worship
7pm
Located at St. Patrick Church in HdG, 615 Congress Ave.
Phone: 410-937-1790




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December 2014

December 5th
Light Up Night!
6pm
Santa Claus is coming to town!! Join us at 6:00 pm for our annual Christmas Tree lighting by Mr. and Mrs. Santa lighting our Christmas tree to begin our festive holiday season! Following the tree lighting visit Santa at Santaland on Washington Street, then stop by the Mason's Lodge on St. John St. to experience a large scale floor model train garden. While you are in town shop at our festively decorated stores for all your holiday shopping needs!
Contact: HdG Main Street
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org


December 6th to December 7th
Stepping Stone Farm Museum~ Christmas Open House
11am- 4pm
This event will feature tours of the historic Steppingstone Farmhouse decorated for the holidays; Christmas music; cookies and cider; museum store open for shopping.
Price: Free
Contact: Steppingstone Farm Museum
Phone: 410-939-2299
Email: director@steppingstonemuseum.org
Website: http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/


December 6th to December 7th
"A Christmas Carol" Tea
4pm seating each day
Catch the spirit of the holidays as Dickens comes to life with "A Christmas Carol" as told by Ebenezer Scrooge's sister, Fan, along with a Christmas afternoon tea.
Price: $25
Contact: Steppingstone Farm Museum
Phone: 410-939-2299
Email: director@steppingstonemuseum.org
Website: http://www.steppingstonemuseum.org/


December 6th to December 7th
Christmas Boutique at the Susquehanna Lock House Museum
Saturday 9-4, Sunday 12-4
Shop for hand crafted traditional gifts in a historic setting. Unique items made by the Lock House Ladies. Fresh greens available.
Contact: The Lock House Museum
Phone: 410-939-5780
Website: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/


December 6th
Lock House Museum's 42nd Annual Candlelight Tour
4-8pm
(Saturday) Candlelight illuminated streets, Christmas carolers, festive decarations are the setting while you tour selected Havre de Grace historic homes and buildings.
Price: $
Contact: The Lock House Museum
Phone: 410-939-5780
Website: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/


December 14th to December 25th
Susquehanna Ministerium: 14th Annual Outdoor Nativity Scene Challenge

Register by calling the Susquehanna Ministerium by December 13th to be recognized for residential and business awards. Open to greater HdG community.
Price: Free
Phone: 410-937-1790


December 28th
Susquehanna Ministerium: HdG Church Tour
2 -4pm
Self-guided tour of the churches of HdG 19th and 20th century churches. Beautiful stained glass windows & Nativity scenes, angelically decorated for Christ's birth.
Price: Free
Phone: 410-937-1790


December 31st
New Year's Eve Duck Drop & Firewroks

Begin the countdown to 2015 by enjoying the annual Duck Drop and Fireworks celebration at 451 Lewis Lane (on the grounds of the Activity Center and HdG Middle School).
Price: Free
Phone: 410-939-2100






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Ongoing Events

April 5th to October 16th
Historic Walking Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, 10am & 2pm by appointment
Havre de Grace is Rich in History! Take our Historic Walking Tour to find out who really discovered Havre de Grace. Find out the significant history that was made in Havre de Grace. Tours begin at Concord Point Coffee, 217 N. Washington Street and are conducted by costumed, professional guides and last for 1 1/2 hours.
Price: $, group rates available
Contact: Main Street, Inc.
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net


October 4th to November 2nd
Havre de Haunts Tours and Paranormal Research
7pm and 8:30pm
TOUR #1 – Phantom Footsteps of Lafayette. Phantom Footsteps of Lafayette takes you through the main part of historic, downtown Havre de Grace, visiting locations that include Lafayette Square, La Cle D’or B&B, Rodger’s House, the State Theatre and the Lincoln Train. Guided tours are 1 1/2 hours long, rain or shine
Price: Adults $14, Child $11 discounted advance purchace
Phone: 410-939-4598
Website: http://havredehaunts.com/


May 3rd to October 25th
Farmers' Market - Every Saturday though October!
9:00am -12:00 noon
Come to Pennington Ave. at Washington St. to enjoy all of the treats from our local farmers. Fresh fruit and vegetables of the season, dairy products, meats, honey, baked goods, cut flowers, pesto and more!
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: hdgmainstreet@verizon.net or rory.white@edwardjones.com
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.org


June 6th to July 25th
Concerts in the park
Fridays 7:30 pm
Millard E.Tydings Park ~ Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a concert on the waterfront in beautiful Havre de Grace. No Concert on July 4. No Rain Location.
Price: FREE
Phone: 410-939-2100


September 5th to October 25th
Haunted History Ghost Tours
7pm and 8:30pm
Havre de Grace Main Street, Inc. will be hosting Haunted History and Ghost Tours through the historic downtown district. A significant factor in Havre de Grace tours is that the history and murder stories are TRUE stories documented either by newspaper or local historians. And the ghost stories are first-hand accounts told to Main Street from the people who experienced them. Tours are approximately 1 1/2 hours long. Please note that the tours may not be appropriate for children of 8 years and younger. For more info and tickets please contact HdG Main Street, Inc.
Price: $
Contact: HdG Main Street, Inc.
Phone: 410-939-1811
Email: www.hdghauntedhist@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.mainstreethdg.com




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