Is it just us or did it seem that one minute it was almost Thanksgiving and NOW it’s almost Christmas!!!
How did THAT happen???
Well one thing we DO know… It’s almost First Friday and we’ve got ALL kinds of Holiday Goodness going on in the district on First Friday December 6th! Here’s the line-up…
Art Space on Main:
‘Kids Happy Hour’ Artsy Fun for the younger set! $30 includes Art Project, Pizza & Drinks from 6-8pm.
Cecil College Art & Design Program:
A Taste of the Arts: Student Exhibit and Pottery Sale
Drawings, paintings, designs, sculptures and ceramics will be on display at the Art and Design Program Student Exhibit. This exhibit highlights pieces selected by the art faculty and represents the range of work being created in the program. Proceeds from the pottery and gallery sales benefit art students.
Cecil College Performing Arts Presents:
Rock & Roll Holiday 2019
Rock the halls and bring joy to the world with revved-up versions of your favorite holiday songs!
Dec. 6 and 7 @ 7 p.m. – $15
Elkton Station Performing Arts Hall
107 Railroad Ave.
Elkton, MD 21921
Cecil County Arts Council:
Holiday Art Mart
Now in its 9th year, the Holiday Art Mart grows every year by welcoming even more new and local artists to sell their items during the month of December! Support your local artists while you do your holiday shopping. All gifts are original and priced right. Light refreshments will be available during the opening reception and Take 2 will provide the entertainment for the evening.
2nd Annual Wonderland of Wreaths
Cecil County Chamber of Commerce and Cecil County Arts Council are teaming up for the 2nd Annual Wonderland of Wreaths Exhibit & Silent Auction. Everyone is welcome and invited to create a customized wreath to be auctioned off and proceeds will benefit both the chamber and arts council. Timeline for wreaths is as follows:
Wednesday, November 27 – Registration forms are due
Monday, December 2 – Thursday, December 5 – Drop-off wreaths to the arts council.
Friday, December 6, 10:00 a.m. – Exhibition opens at CCAC to the public and bidding begins.
Thursday, December 12, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Chamber’s Holiday
Business Card Exchange at CCAC
Thursday, December 12, 6:00 p.m. – Bidding ends, winners announced.
Friday, December 13 – Wreath Pick-up at the arts council.
The Cecil County Chamber’s Holiday Business Card Exchange is open to the public, registration is required at www.cecilchamber.com. Admission is Free!
Cecil College Parents Night Out
Parents Night Out Christmas Party
FREE photos with Santa provided by Bright Moments Photography – https://www.facebook.com/events/432261450816112/.
We serve cheese and pepperoni pizza from Pat’s at 6pm. We will also be giving out Christmas cookies and candy canes! You may also bring food for your children if they do not like pizza, we have refrigerators and microwaves on site.
The kids will enjoy a Christmas craft, games, and a snowball fight. The night will end with an option of a craft, game or a choice of a Christmas themed movie.
All of this for only $10 per child!
Drop your children of for a night of fun in a safe space while you go out and enjoy the night. Drop off begins at 5pm and pick-up ends at 9:30pm, but you can drop off and pick up at any time between then.
Please register before the event by calling 410-287-1078. Registration must be completed before 4:45pm on the Friday of the event either at the registration desk or by phone.
Event is located at Cecil College Elkton Station – 107 Railroad Avenue, Elkton, MD 21921. Sign-in is in room 221 on the second floor. We look forward to seeing you there! If you love Parents Night Out, check out our Parents Day Out Christmas event! https://facebook.com/events/2123252237774950
CASA – At the Mitchell House
Art on Display
CASA of Cecil County 131 E Main St Presents:
Susan Webster – Artist
Monique Bartolomey – Jewelry Artist
Susan Weed – Jewelry Artist
Free Child Craft
Chance to win a WREATH from Brookbend Interior
Please join us between 5 and 8 pm. Light refreshments available.
Elk River Brewery
Live Music by, Tidewater Adams
Come out Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:30PM to have some great beer and listen to some great music. Tidewater Adams is a new trio playing modern, alternative, and classic rock from bands like Coldplay, Nirvana, Imagine Dragons, Hall and Oats, Lumineers, and U2.
Historical Society of Cecil County
Annual Silent Auction
Support the Historical Society by bidding on baskets at our Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser. Perfect holiday gifts for all ages.
Stop in for First Friday to see a brand new handmade necklace. Made by our very own goldsmith in training, Anna! All other handmade pieces will be 20% off
The Palette & The Page
Affairs of the heART Opening Reception
The First Friday Event, December 6, 2019, at The Palette & The Page, LLC gallery will feature artwork from artwork from two artists, Julie Seifer Cargill, alcohol ink artist and John Cargill IV, wood-turning artist who also happen to be married! The reception is from 5pm-8pm and will have live holiday music by Wendy Gill & Joe Paulus during the Opening and two of our local authors, Dan Ford and Susan Robinson will be signing their books. The show will be in the gallery from Sunday, December 1st through Friday, December 27th.
102 W. Main St.
First Friday Dinner
Join us! Dinner service begins at 4pm.
Meatloaf served with mashed potatoes, gravy & sautéed green beans
Seared Chicken Lemon Thyme Velouté served with rice pilaf & haricots verts.
Stop by for Live Demos:
Suz Quilt Studio
Stop in and say Hi to Sue, browse her quaint shop and admire the works on display.
114 E. Main St.
Stop in and say Hi to Rob and the rest of the crew and check out the amazing talents these artists possess!
106 W. Main St.
Other December Events:
Fri. Dec. 13th – 5-8pm
Cookie Throwdown Competition
Local merchants compete for the community’s vote for the best cookie!
Join us on Main Street to taste test and cast your vote while you complete your holiday shopping. For more information on participating merchants check out elktonarts.com or elktonalliance.org
Sat. Dec. 14th – 12pm-2am
Its that time of year again. SantaCon is coming to Elkton again. Starting at 12:00 pm there will be activities for the kids in town. After 4:00 pm we’ll start the Pub Crawl. So get your costume and dress up as your favorite Christmas character. For more information on participating merchants check out elktonarts.com or elktonalliance.org
Fri. Dec. 20th – 5-8pm
Old Fashioned Christmas
Join us on Elkton’s Main Street for an Old Fashioned Christmas of Free Horse & Carriage Rides and Joyful Carolers.