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Holidays

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  • Move over Black Friday, many county shoppers will start Thanksgiving Day

    Move over Black Friday, many county shoppers will start Thanksgiving Day
    As many families retire to the couch Thursday after their annual Thanksgiving meal, Stephanie McClellan will pull on her sneakers, grab her purse and head out the door for an all-nighter. The Clarksville resident and her lifelong friend, Lara...
  • Manchester "Old Fashioned Christmas" set for Friday

    While the thought of Black Friday elicits visions of busy malls and big-box stores, the town of Manchester will continue its longtime tradition Friday by hosting its annual small-town version of Black Friday. "This brings it [Black Friday] back to small...
  • The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]

    The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]
    Jewish events and holidays are often fraught with the angst of 5774 years of collective peoplehood. The cycle begins with the bris (ouch!), proceeds through Bar or Bat Mitzvah panic on the pulpit, and climaxes during the union of two Jews under the...
  • Catonsville 5K Turkey Trot turns 10 on Thanksgiving morning

    Catonsville 5K Turkey Trot turns 10 on Thanksgiving morning
    The Catonsville Cross Country Turkey Trot was started by former Comets cross country coach Sandra Gallagher-Mohler in 2004 and featured about as many runners as a large family gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. Those 25 runners at the inaugural event...
  • Declare peace for Christmas

    I stumbled across an article from the summer recounting that a judge in California was accused of anti-Christian bias because he upheld the teaching of yoga in phys ed classes in the public schools.  There is, you may not be aware, a certain amount of...
  • Light sleet, snow falling Wednesday afternoon on Thanksgiving travelers

    Light sleet, snow falling Wednesday afternoon on Thanksgiving travelers
    The last of a massive, wet storm was bringing a mixture of rain, sleet and snow across Maryland on Wednesday, along with gusty winds. Traces of sleet were reported around the state by midday, including Long Green in Baltimore Countyand College Park in...
  • When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration

    When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration
    Brace yourself for the epic convergence of two holidays — a celebration of rich dishes, piles of sweets and family togetherness the likes of which have never before been seen and won't be repeated for more than 77,000 years. Thanksgivukkah is...
  • Coming attractions

    It was I who allowed menurkey* in a front-page headline in today's Baltimore Sun. I am terribly sorry, and it shan't happen again. At least for 77,000 years.  But once Thanksgivukkah is mercifully past, and Christmas and New Year's, along with their...
  • Gratitudinal [Editorial]

    It's that time of year when we give thanks for the former colleague who had the bright idea to forgo the heartfelt, mostly predictable appreciation of family and fortunes on this uniquely American holiday and instead reflect on the writing of the...
  • Calvert Hall, Loyola thankful to play Turkey Bowl, even if it's not at M&T Bank Stadium

    Calvert Hall, Loyola thankful to play Turkey Bowl, even if it's not at M&T Bank Stadium
    Playing in the Turkey Bowl last Thanksgiving at M&T Bank Stadium gave Loyola defensive end Matt Gillespie a little taste of what the Ravens go through on Sunday afternoons. His Dons and their rivals at Calvert Hall look forward to the chance each year...
  • Hard-knock life of 'Annie' draws holiday crowds at Colonial Players

    Hard-knock life of 'Annie' draws holiday crowds at Colonial Players
    How successful is Colonial Players' current production of "Annie?" Well, after the first weekend, available seats for this heart-warming family-friendly show were all but sold out — including a recently added matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 8....
  • Here's two chances to shop locally for holiday gifts [Elkridge]

    As the holidays draw near, consider the idea of supporting small business and local artisans. Two opportunities are right in the heart of Elkridge. Jan McVey is having a Jewelry Open House, Sunday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at 6134 Old Washington Road....