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Racing through History in Baltimore County's Horse Country

Horses gallop down the stretch during Legacy Chase at Shawan Downs.

As the home to over nine thousand horses, it's no surprise that Baltimore County exemplifies the Maryland equestrian tradition. The beauty of the countryside, the excitement, and the festive atmosphere all make steeplechase and timber racing in Baltimore County must-attend events during the region's beautiful spring season. Don't miss out on this unique tradition, dating back to the first running of the Maryland Hunt Cup in 1894.

Spring is Here – Fairways and Greens are Waiting

The Chesapeake Bay behind one of the holes at Rocky Point Golf Course.

Visit one of Baltimore County’s five award-winning public golf courses. Tee off on the scenic fairways of Greystone in north County, recently rated one of Maryland’s 10 best public courses in Golfweek Magazine. Putt along the picturesque wetlands of Rocky Point, a challenge to golfers at any level. Work on your game or play 18 holes at the Fox Hollow Golf Course and Training Center. In west County, the Woodlands and Diamond Ridge sit side by side, offering true golf experiences for the novice and well-seasoned player.

Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society and Museum Receives Grant

A procession of reenactors during the celebration of Maryland Day in Annapolis.

On Maryland Day, March 25, in the Annapolis State House, Governor Martin O’Malley presented the Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society and Museum with a $35,000 matching grant in support of the Defenders Day at North Point event to be held on September 6 and 7. The Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society and Museum and Baltimore County Tourism and Promotion joined 13 other non-profit and government organizations across Maryland, which together are investing more than $3.3 million in bicentennial projects this year. Defenders Day at North Point interprets and commemorates military actions that happened on Patapsco Neck or North Point, near Baltimore, on Monday, September 12, 1814. These actions, now known as the Battle of North Point, resulted when a British invasion fleet landed thousands of troops near Baltimore.

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Apr

22

Towson University Pop Music Ensemble

TU jazz/commercial music faculty member Brian Simms leads the TU Pop Ensemble students in the performance of recent popular hits.

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Apr

23

All Aflutter: The Life and Times of a Butterfly with Arabella Dane

Everyone loves butterflies in their gardens, but how do you attract the greatest variety of species? Join Arabella Dane as she shares her passion for butterflies and butterfly gardening.

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Apr

23

The New Music Ensemble at Towson University

The professional performers of the New Music Ensemble, associated with the Department of Music at Towson University, present a concert of contemporary chamber music featuring works composed by faculty member William Kleinsasser.

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Apr

24

La Primavera

The spring showcase of Stevenson University musical groups directed by Robert Suggs, D.M.A., Music Director and Conductor, and Jared Denhard, Adjunct Instructor of Music, features the chorus, the Ukulele Symphonette, and the Jazz Ensemble.

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Apr

24

TU Symphonic Band in Concert

A student ensemble performance of symphonic band music featuring compositions from Morton Gould, John Mackey, David Gillingham and Norman Dello Joio.

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