Small Business Saturday

Bel Air hosts Small Business Saturday, Festival of Trees

Bel Air hosts Small Business Saturday, Festival of Trees

Bel Air’s Main Street was packed with visitors Saturday as people patronized multiple shops for Small Business Saturday and checked out holiday decorations at the 12 annual Festival of Trees at the Bel Air Armory.

Bel Air resident Mary Chance and her daughter, Heather Krout, were among the crowds downtown.

“It's nice to see Main Street so busy,” Chance, who worked for the Harford County government for 28 years and was director of administration under County Executive David Craig, said. “There are literally hundreds of people walking up and down [the street].”

Chance, who now works for the Jones Junction auto dealership, described Bel Air as “small town...