Spooky Tours, Monster Madness and More: Howard County this Weekend

Looking for tricks or treats this weekend? We've got them both in Howard County. Check out our list of weekend events.

Kids Night Out: Monster Madness

Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City

  • Where: 8267 Main Street, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
  • When: Fri., Oct. 26, Sat., Oct. 27, 8:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Seventh season of ghost tours around historic Ellicott City.  Different tours Friday and Saturday.
  • Pricing:  $13.00 adults / $11.00 children

Exhibit Reception: Art Maryland 2012

Richard III

  • Where:  Patapsco Female Institute Historical Park, 3691 Sarah's Ln, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043 
  • When:  October 5 – October 28, 2012.  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., Sundays at 6:00 p.m.
  • Description:  The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents Richard III in “movable” style.  Play is presented in the haunted ruins of Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park.  The audience then follows the actors around the grounds as the plot progresses.
  • Pricing:  $29-36

Bright Lights of Broadway

  • Where:  St. John's Parish Day School, 9130 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD
  • When:  Saturday, October 27, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
  • Description:  Games, classes and exercises, led by experienced musical theatre instructors in consultation with professionals in speech-language pathology that help children with communication and social skills.
  • Pricing:  Free


  • Where:  Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Ln, Columbia, MD 
  • When:  Oct 25-Nov 4, Thurs-Sat: 8:00 p.m., Sun. 3:00 p.m.
  • Description:  Silhouettes Stages presents the award winning musical Rent.
  • Pricing:  $18.00 

Mustang 5K Stampede & 1 Mile Walk

  • Where:  12100 Woodford Dr, Marriottsville, MD
  • When:  Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9:00 am
  • Description:  Mustang 5K Stampede and 1 Mile Zombie Walk to benefit the Marriotts Ridge High School Boosters Club. Race starts and finishes on the track. A flat and fast course (for Howard County)!  Prizes for costumes and random raffle prizes.
  • Pricing: $20.00

Rotary fundraiser for Disaster Aid USA

Ghost Walks in Historic Savage Mill

  • Where:  Historic Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St, Savage, Maryland 20763 
  • When:  Sat. Oct. 27, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
  • Description:  Walking tour and descriptions of ghostly activity in historic Savage Mills.
  • Pricing: $13.00 adults/$11.00 children
Ellicott City Ghost Tours October 25, 2012 at 08:10 PM
Ye Haunted Ghost Tours of Ellicott City and Savage Mill are very busy this weekend. Call for reservations 410-313-1905 or go on line to check availability and buy tickets. http://tickets.visithowardcounty.com/ Arrive early so you have time to find a parking on this our busiest weekend. :)
Brandie Jefferson October 25, 2012 at 09:30 PM
Thanks for the tip; have fun this weekend!


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