Looking for ways to celebrate during this holiday season? Harford Community College is offering a number of performances and classes to help put you in the right mood for the most wonderful time of the year.

Holiday Wreath

  • December 6 (Thursday), 6-9 PM, Harford Technical High School

Make your own holiday wreath using a variety of mixed live greens. Add some holly, a pretty bow, and other holiday greens for the perfect decoration. Bring gloves. CRN: 45298. Tuition: $31. Fee: $29. Call 443-412-2376.

Fancy Fold Cards

  • December 6 (Thursday), 6-9:30 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Room 016

Create 4 fancy fold cards (2 designs, 2 of each). Fancy fold cards open into a 3-dimensional card but fold flat to fit into the envelope. All supplies provided and no previous experience required.
CRN: 45094. Tuition: $21. Fee $20. Call 443-412-2376.

Holiday Open Houses

  • December 7 and 8 (Friday and Saturday), 10 AM and 2 PM, Hays-Heighe House

Take a break during the busy holiday season and stop by the Hays-Heighe House. Enjoy the festive atmosphere, tour the exhibit, and partake of holiday refreshments. Reservations are not necessary. Free.

Harford Dance Theatre in The Nutcracker

  • December 7 (Friday), 7 PM
  • December 8 and 9 (Saturday & Sunday), 12 and 4 PM
  • Amoss Center (Bel Air)

The stage sparkles with theatrical magic as a Christmas tree grows before our eyes and mice battle the heroic Nutcracker before transporting the beautiful Clara on a sleigh to the Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. With magnificent scenery, gorgeous costumes, and exquisite dancing, it’s a holiday feast for young and old alike! This show is part of the BGE Family Series. or 443-412-2211

Bel Air Community Band

  • December 9 (Sunday), 3 PM, Bel Air High School

Harford County’s own Bel Air Community Band, under the direction of Scott Sharnetzka, will perform a variety of contemporary and traditional band and wind ensemble music appropriate to the season. Free; no ticket needed

Boxwood Christmas Tree

  • December 11 (Tuesday), 6-9 PM, Harford Technical High School

Design your very own miniature Christmas tree out of boxwood and mixed holiday greenery. Adorn your tree with holiday ribbon and accessories, using the color scheme or them of your choice. CRN: 45297. Tuition: $31. Fee: $29. Call 443-412-2376.


  • December 12 (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. or 443-412-2211

Gourds: Wooly Pine Tree

  • December 15 (Saturday), 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall,
    Room 014

Need a holiday decoration that lasts year-to-year? Create your own 2-foot pine tree using felted wool. This is a fabulous addition to your holiday display. CRN: 45182. Fee: $35. Call 443-412-2376.

Gourds: Assorted Ornaments

  • December 15 (Saturday), 1-5 PM, Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Room 014

Spend a fun afternoon swirling ornaments, snowmen, and more. Learn techniques to make your ornaments "pop" with color. Give as gifts or keep for yourself. CRN: 45184. Fee: $35. Call 443-412-2376.

A Christmas Carol

  • December 16 (Sunday), 3 PM, Amoss Center, Bel Air

Celebrate the true Spirit of Christmas with this new, main stage production filled with haunting special effects and heartfelt sentiment. A Christmas Carol is delightfully entertaining with professional actors, lush costumes, stunning sets and puppetry with a heavy dose of humor and a timeless message making this the perfect family holiday event. Filled with beloved music of the season, it’s the perfect way for the entire family to begin the holiday season! This show is part of the BGE Family Series. or 443-412-2211

Christmas Candle Centerpiece

  • December 20 (Thursday), 6-9 PM, Harford Technical High School

Make the perfect Christmas centerpeice in this holiday class. Fresh greens, flowers, pinecones, and a glowing candle will add warmth and beauty to any room. CRN: 45296. Tuition: $31. Fee: $29. Call 443-412-2376.