xmas-calendarThe holidays are quickly approaching. Take a moment to set aside your cooking, decorating and gift stress by attending a local holiday event or service. Eldersburg offers many ways to get into the spirit of things!

xmastreesmallOngoing: November 20 to December 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cut your own Christmas tree!
Pine Valley Farms, 1150 Fannie Dorsey Road, Sykesville

Begin a family tradition by cutting your own Christmas tree from their 120-acre tree farm. Carts are available to haul back your tree and saws are available too. Enjoy food and warm beverages that are for sale during weekend hours.

happyholidaysornamentDecember 16, 1 p.m.
Homeschoolers Program - Winter Holidays Around the World
Eldersburg Library, 6400 Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg
410-386-4460 or 410-795-3520

Have fun learning about the different ways people celebrate the holidays around the world in this fun, literature-based program.

holiday-open-house-emblemDecember 17, 10 a.m.
Discover Science: Frosty Science
Eldersburg Library, 6400 Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg
410-386-4460 or 410-795-3520

Enjoy a morning of hands-on icy experiments. Ages 3 - 5. Registration is required for both adults and children. Register at www.library.carr.org.

campfiresmallDecember 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
Solstice Campfire
Piney Run Nature Center, Martz Road, Sykesville
410-795-6043

Warm up by the campfire and celebrate the season with songs, stories and hot chocolate. Appropriate for all ages.

happyholidaysornamentDecember 23, 10-11:30 a.m.
Natural Decorations for Kids
Piney Run Nature Center, Martz Road, Sykesville
410-795-604

Help your kids make their own natural holiday decorations to give as gifts or just for fun.

Church Services

Elders Baptist Church
1216 Liberty Road, Eldersburg,
410-795-9481

Saturday, December 18 at 12 p.m.
Children's Chirstmas Party

Saturday, December 18  at 7 p.m.
Christmas Musical, “The First Noel”

Friday, December 24 at 6 and 8 p.m.
Christmas Eve Service

Faith Lutheran Church
1700 St. Andrews Way, Eldersburg
410-795-8082

Friday, December 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Christmas Caroling

Saturday and Sunday, December 18, and 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Live Nativity

Thursday, December 24
at 7 p.m., family service
at 10:30 a.m. traditional service, Christmas Eve services

Friday, December 25 at 10 a.m.
Christmas Day service

Friendship Baptist Church
1391 Sykesville Road, Sykesville
410-442-5506

December 24 at 5 and 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve Services


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