Howard County Maryland Visitor Guide 2022 - Magazine - Page 30
With elegant dining, comfortable bars, and
plentiful seating in the general admission area,
Laurel Park offers exciting events and racing.
Rt 198 & Laurel Race Track Road, Laurel
One of the nation’s largest gaming, retail
and entertainment destinations.
7002 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover
MAIN EVENT ENTERTAINMENT
With state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level
laser tag, over 100 games, and handcrafted
food and a full bar, Main Event is
THE destination for FUN.
10300 Little Patuxent Parkway #2520, Columbia
MARY’S LAND FARM
Potentially the largest permaculture set
up on the east coast featuring a unique
“Pizza Harvest” experience, unicorns,
tours, a farm store, and more.
4979 Sheppard Lane, Ellicott City
MARYLAND HISTORY TOURS, LLC
Locally owned and operated with programs
focusing on people associated with
Ellicott City and the Patapsco Valley.
Join a scheduled tour or book your own!
Patapsco State Valley, Ellicott City
MARYLAND SHEEP AND
Celebrating all things sheep, from hoof
to handwoven, for over 45 years. Always
the first full weekend in May at the Howard
PO Box 99, Glenwood, (410) 531-3647
1,500 mammals, birds, amphibians, and
reptiles, award-winning children’s zoo,
The Polar Bear Watch, The African Journey,
and The African Penquin Coast
1 Safari Place, Baltimore, (410) 396-7102
MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER
A unique combination of a medieval banquet
and thrilling competition between knights.
7000 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover
MONSTER MINI GOLF
AT SYMPHONY WOODS
ROBINSON NATURE CENTER
The action is on another level in
Merriweather District. Concerts and
your favorite annual events are back
in the hub of culture and commerce.
6100 Merriweather Drive, Columbia
Merriweather Park is an arts park in Columbia.
We host free events, including a Summer Pops
Concert, a children’s series, and ticketed events.
10431 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
18 holes of indoor glow-in-the-dark mini
golf, DJ with music, contests, and prizes.
Great arcade, two party rooms for birthdays
and much more.
7351 Assateague Drive, Suite 380, Jessup
Enjoy interactive exhibits, a children’s
discovery room, outdoor Nature Place
discovery zone, and walking trails.
Planetarium show times: 410-313-0400.
6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, (410) 313-0400
MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION
SHADOWLAND LASER ADVENTURES
SHARP’S AT WATERFORD FARM
Regional music venue offering the biggest
names in entertainment in a beautiful
amphitheatre nestled in a 40 acre forest
in the heart of Columbia.
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Explore the depths of the ocean, no scuba
gear required! Located in Baltimore’s Inner
Harbor, the National Aquarium features
over 20,000 animals.
501 East Pratt Street, Pier 3, Baltimore
Strap on a high-tech suit, enter the
HUGE carpeted arena and prepare for
the adventure of a lifetime! Laser tag
activities available for all ages.
9179 Red Branch Road, Columbia
Educational field trips, greenhouses,
summer camps, fall pumpkins, corn maze,
hayrides, farm animals, bee-hives, country
store, popcorn, and more!
4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville
STUMPY’S HATCHET HOUSE
STUMPY’S Hatchet House offers an
alternative form of recreation. Primitive
and organic this sport suits those who
love adventure and seek a release.
6695 Dobbin Road, Columbia, (443) 774-0110
SUNFLOWERS OF LISBON
Sunflower attraction located in Maple Lawn.
Our goal is to be a positive spot in your day
by providing fields of gorgeous sunflowers
to stroll around.
11788 Route 216, Fulton, (443) 864-2015
PETTING FARM & ENCHANTED
COLUMBIA PRO CANTARE 2022
A Great Place
for Family Fun!
Friendly Farm Animals
Easter Egg Hunts
Enchanted Forest Attractions
Enchanted Express Train
Birthday Parties & Group Tours
Play Areas & Slides
Fall Pumpkin Patch
March 6 – 4 PM “Light & Shadows”
1st Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ellicott City
May 14 – 8 PM “American Voices”
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia
October concert TBA
December 4 - 7:30 PM Messiah
Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia
December 11 - 3 PM “Christmas Noël”
Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia
Open April 1 thru early November
10500 Clarksville Pike • Ellicott City MD 21042
410-0730-4049 | clarklandfarm.com
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Adventure starts here! Zipline, ropes
course, climbing tower, giant swing,
kayak, mountain biking, caving tours,
tubing, team building, Ages 5-85.
8600 Foundry Street, Savage, (301) 725-1313
TLV TREE FARM
Working family farm offering fresh produce,
meats, eggs, pumpkins, cut-your-own Christmas
trees, educational tours, hay rides, and more!
15155 Triadelphia Mill Road, Glenelg
THOMAS ISAC LOG CABIN
Constructed around 1780 on nearby
Merryman Street, the Thomas Isaac Log Cabin
commemorates the early stages of European
development in the Patapsco River Valley.
8394 Main Street, Ellicott City
Settle into your seat at the historic Elkridge Furnace Inn
and enjoy fine foods while surrounded by history, art,
and natural beauty.
Owned by husband and wife,
Dan and Donna Wecker, Elkridge
Furnace Inn is unlike any dining
experience. Upon arriving, you’ll
find yourself immersed in the
natural beauty of Patapsco Valley
State Park. Guests are invited
to explore the historic homestead
where you’ll discover beautiful
views of the river, buildings dating
back to the 1700s, and organic
gardens. The property includes
The Tavern, where the restaurant
is located, as well as The Manor
House, a centuries-old mansion
for weddings and events. The
Garden House is another option
for weddings and events and
offers a more rustic, intimate feel.
Dining rooms are decorated
with a nod to the building’s past,
including art that portrays the
colonial history of the land.
Outdoor dining is also available
on the porches and patios under
cozy string lights in secluded,
wooded surroundings. The elegant,
yet comfortable setting provides
the perfect backdrop for an
occasion of any kind.
hand-made artisanal cheeses and
smoked meats prepared right
on the property.
“Our menu is a wonderful
combination of classically prepared
dishes and creative possibilities,”
said Chef Dan. “We make food the
old fashioned, time-honored way
using locally-sourced ingredients,
often grown on our own land.”
Listed on the National Register
of Historic Places, Dan and Donna
lovingly restored the property more
than 30 years ago, turning it into
the awe-inspiring place it is today.
Their passion and pride carry on
the long tradition of hospitality
at Elkridge Furnace Inn.
Donna adds, “It has served as a
welcoming venue for both the big
and small things worth celebrating
in life, from baby showers and
weddings, to birthdays, and more.”
An impressive menu featuring
fine French cuisine offers visitors
a taste of high-end dining in a
relaxed atmosphere. Some of their
specialties include Chef Dan’s
Cream of Baltimore Soup and locally
sourced charcuterie boards with