Simply Fun Christmas Gift Tags

November 16 (Thursday), 6-9:30 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Rm. 016
Create 20 simple but fun Christmas gift tags—great for bags, boxes or treats—using cardstock, rubber stamps, and coloring techniques. All supplies provided and no previous experience required. Tuition: $21. Fee: $20. Course: 45207. Call 443-412-2113.

Thanksgiving Table Design

November 21 (Tuesday), 6-9 PM, Harford Technical High School
Create a magical centerpiece for Thanksgiving. Using the rich colors of fall and fruits of the season, design the perfect cornucopia for your Thanksgiving table. Tuition: $31. Fee: $31. Course: 45519. Call 443-412-2113.

Holiday Open House

December 7 (Thursday) and December 9 (Saturday), 10 AM to 2 PM, Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College
How did Marylanders celebrate Christmas in the early 1800s? Step back in time for a historical holiday at the former Prospect Hill Farm. Sing songs and enjoy light seasonal refreshments. No admission fee; reservations are not required.

Harford Dance Theatre in The Nutcracker

December 8 (Friday), 7 PM
December 9 and 10 (Saturday and Sunday), 12 and 4 PM
Amoss Center

Everyone’s favorite holiday ballet brings a world of magical dreams to the joyous music of Tchaikovsky in this annual year-end favorite. Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince, and the evil Rat King on a journey to the Land of the Sweets. With magnificent scenery, gorgeous costumes, and exquisite dancing, it's a holiday feast for young and old alike! Reserved Seating: $10-$20; or 443-412-2211

Bel Air Community Band Concert

December 10 (Sunday), 3 PM, Bel Air High School
The Bel Air Community Band, under the direction of Scott Sharnetzka, will perform a variety of contemporary and traditional band and wind ensemble selections appropriate to the season. Free admission; no ticket required.

HCC Music Students in Recital

December 13 (Wednesday), 7 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1
The Music Department of Harford Community College presents talented students of vocal and instrumental music in solo and ensemble performances. General Seating: $1-$5; or 443-412-2211

Snowkus Pocus: Enchant the Spring Cirque Show

December 15 (Friday), 7:30 PM, APGFCU Arena at Harford Community College
After being confined indoors due to an approaching blizzard, Brianna's dampened spirit turns to joy as she enters an enchanted winter wonderland! Brianna gets lost in the chilly splendor until spring arrives to break the ice with a cascade of warmth and flowers. The tale is told through dazzling cirque, breathtaking ballet, and incredible acrobatics that will amaze, inspire, and enchant the imagination of the young and young at heart. Reserved Seating: $30-35; or 443-412-2211

Happy Holidays Flower Arrangement Class

December 21 (Thursday), 6-9 PM, Harford Technical High School
Using a perfect combination of bright reds, greens, white flowers, and accessories, you can design an arrangement that welcomes the holidays to your home. Great as a gift, too . . . if you can part with it. Tuition: $31. Fee: $31. Course: 45517. Call 443-412-2113.

Winter Wine Expo

Tickets to the Winter Wine Expo Make Great Holiday Gifts!
Looking for something unique for that special someone? Tickets to the Winter Wine Expo at the APGFCU Arena on Sunday, February 18, 3 to 6 PM, offer guests the chance to sample fine wines from around the world and savor delicious food from some of the county’s best restaurants. A silent auction, a lucky draw raffle, and live music round out this fun and memorable experience. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door and benefit the programs and scholarships of the HCC Alumni & Friends Scholarship Association. Designated driver tickets can be purchased for $20. You must be at least 21 years old to attend. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling the HCC Ticket Office at 443-412-2211, or through Wine World Beer & Spirits, 410-569-8646. For more information, call 443-412-2449, email or visit