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Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Hot rods and vintage rides front and center at car show

By Leslie Bauer, labauer5@verizon.net 410-531-6261

1:25 PM EDT, September 19, 2012

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Gearheads and vintage car lovers take note. Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. is the date for the annual Glenwood Car Show at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center.

This is a premier fundraising event for the Glenwood Senior Center. The day will feature classic, antique, hot rod and modified cars.

A chance to vote on Best in Show, a silent auction, door prizes, music and refreshments for purchase will be available to those in attendance.

If you have a car to exhibit, registration begins at 9 a.m. There is a fee of $18 per car, and registrants will receive a commemorative dash plaque.

First place trophies will be awarded for Best in Show, People's Choice, Classics, Antiques, Hot Rods, Modifieds and Tuners.

The Living Farm Heritage Museum in West Friendship will hold its 17th annual Farm Heritage Days this weekend, Sept. 29-30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., each day.

Farm Heritage Days will feature horse-drawn and vintage farm equipment demonstrations, old time blacksmith demonstrations, antique cars and trucks on display, wagon rides, arts and crafts, flea market and food. Each day will feature live country bluegrass music, as well as a Bluegrass Gospel Church Service at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

There will be a lawn mower tractor pull on Saturday at 9 a.m. and lawn mower races on Sunday at noon. Pony rides, corn shelling, petting zoo, and a straw maze are a sampling of the kids' activities.

Admission to Farm Heritage Days is $5 per person 12 and older. New this year, the Farm Heritage Days will also feature a Bull Blast Rodeo Extravaganza on Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. A special (additional) ticket is required to attend this rodeo event.

For more information, go to http://www.farmheritage.org.

Glenelg High School is pleased to once again present the all new James Munsey Comedy Hypnosis Show on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. This family friendly show will not only amaze you, but have you laughing right out of your seat.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance by stopping by the school's front office or online at http://www.glenelgptsa.org.

The West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Set up will be from 6 to 8 a.m. Spaces are $20 for outside and $30 for inside. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For more information and to reserve a space call 410-442-1471.

Leaves are one of the magic ingredients for making "black gold", a.k.a. compost. A Howard County Master Gardener would be happy to pick up the leaves from your house as part of the "Rake and Take" program.

The program matches up "rakers" with "takers" to the benefit of both. Just send an e-mail to phooker9440@gmail.com include your address and telephone number and let the Master Gardeners know you would like to participate in the program. A Master Gardener will then contact you to make arrangements for a leaf pickup.

In case you are wondering, compost is made of "greens", which is green vegetative material, and "browns", the leaves. Leaves are a wonderful source of minerals and other nutrients that give added value to the compost.

The Rake and Take Program is sponsored by the University of Maryland Extension Howard County Master Gardeners.

"Bully," a documentary on the bullying crisis in U.S. schools, will be shown on two consecutive Saturdays at the AMC Theatre in Columbia Mall at 11 a.m., Sept. 29 and Oct. 6. The showing is being arranged through the joint and cooperative efforts of County Executive Ken Ulman, the Trustees and Fellows of the Bar Foundation of Howard County, and the Howard County Public School System.

Due to the nature of the film, this event is for adults only. The cost of attendance is $4 per ticket prior to date of attendance and $5 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at stopbullyinginhoward.eventbrite.com.