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- Where: B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station, 2711 Maryland Ave, Ellicott City
- When: Friday, Nov. 23 – Sunday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Description: B&O Railroad museum's annual holiday celebration of toy trains and model railroading. New this year is a custom built 360 degree LEGO model train layout created by The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO Train Club.
- Cost: $16 (50% off admission for new, unwrapped toys for donation to Toys for Tots)
- Where: Turf Valley, 2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City
- When: Friday, Nov. 30, 8:30 p.m.
- Description: Hubcaps perform a repertoire of Doo-Wop group harmony, Classic Rock and Roll, Rock-A-Billy, Motown, and R&B music.
- Cost: $28
- Where: Gary J. Arthur Community Ctr, Mary Ellen Baker, Columbia
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Description: 40th annual event including 140 juried artisans.
- Cost: $4 / Click here for a coupon.
- Where: Turf Valley, 2700 Turf Valley Rd., Ellicott City
- When: Saturday, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Description: Alexandra's Restaurant hosts a brunch with Santa including a buffet with kid-friendly fare.
- Cost: Adults: $30.95 / Children ages 4-12: $15.95 / Children under 4: Free
Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk
- Where: Centennial Park, 10000 State Route 108, Columbia
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 9:30 a.m.
- Description: Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk to benefit arthritis and related conditions.
- Cost: $30
- Where: 2400 Route 97, Cooksville
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.
- Description: 40th Annual Holiday Mart including 140 artisans, children’s craft corner, door prizes and more.
- Cost: $5
The Nutcracker Live at Bain
- Where: Florence Bain Senior Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m.
- Description: Holiday performance including the Columbia Chamber Ballet. Please call to reserve your seat in advance at 410-313-7213.
- Cost: Free