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

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

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,

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

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

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

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