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Holiday Vacations

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  • Sykesville hosts a holiday shopping extravaganza [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the holiday season! Sykesville Main Street will lead off with a holiday shopping extravaganza, 12 Hours of Christmas, on Friday, Dec. 6, from noon until midnight. Stores will offer special sales during this extended...
  • No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]

    No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]
    As most Americans doze off in front of the TV after a few too many helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, some 20 million others will be heading out to work. Called on by their employers to work on the holiday, most feel they cannot say...
  • Day Trip

    Alexandria, Va. Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2013 On Saturday, visit Alexandria's historic harbor to watch dozens of extravagantly decorated boats parade along the Potomac River. Boats will be judged in a variety of categories, including "Best in Show,...
  • Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm

    Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm
    Temperatures were forecast to rise into the mid-40s by Wednesday morning in the Baltimore area as the rain continues, but gusty winds and possible snowflakes could still blow in by the afternoon to again slow those traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday....
  • Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel

    Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel
    If you traveled for Thanksgiving, you'll likely pay more for gas getting home than you did getting away. Amid strong seasonal demand, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Maryland rose to $3.42 on Friday, an increase of 10 cents compared to...
  • A round of applause for lacrosse coach Beth Kennedy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    I would like to extend belated congratulations to one of our community members, Beth Kennedy, who was honored at the annual Howard County Celebration of Sports on Oct. 15. Beth has coached girls' lacrosse — both rec league and travel — in...
  • Hey, you crazy shoppers -- it's Midnight Madness [Mostly Main Street]

    Hey, you crazy shoppers -- it's Midnight Madness [Mostly Main Street]
    It's here! I know we've all been listening to Burl Ives singing "Holly Jolly Christmas" in the grocery store for weeks now, but we historic district lovers know the holiday season doesn't really start until we enjoy our beloved Midnight Madness, a holiday...
  • Candidates rush to raise campaign cash

    Candidates rush to raise campaign cash
    As many Marylanders are busy preparing for the holidays, the state's politicians are scurrying to raise money for an election next summer. The political calendar is chock full of breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions geared toward gathering as...
  • Delta-Cardiff-Whiteford Holiday House tour moved to Sunday, Dec. 15

    The 2013 Delta-Cardiff-Whiteford Holiday House Tour, which has been rescheduled to Sunday, Dec. 15, from 1-5 p.m., will offer visitors four area houses and a historic Welsh cottage, all decorated for the holidays. In Peach Bottom Township, Pa., the Delta...
  • Peaceful snow, hectic holidays

    Peaceful snow, hectic holidays
    Those sappy carols have it all wrong. "Let it Snow" and "White Christmas" and all the rest lead us to think snow makes this time of year more magical. But in reality, nothing messes up holiday plans in Baltimore like a good snowfall. Churches and...
  • Harford's AMC Holiday House Tour set for Dec. 15

    Harford's AMC Holiday House Tour set for Dec. 15
    This year's AMC Holiday House Tour in Harford County will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour benefits the AMC Cancer Fund and Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Center. For further information, call 410-734-4808. Visitors will...
  • Montpelier Mansion hosts holiday candlelight tours

    Take a Holiday Candlelight Tour of Montpelier Mansion Friday, Dec. 13 and Sat., Dec. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., at 9650 Muirkirk Road. Local garden clubs display creative skills throughout the house with holiday greens and candlelight. Area performers...