Mix your spice with your sweets this weekend with some maple chili as Hashawha introduces chili competition to their annual Maple Sugarin' Festival. If chili isn't your scene, why not take in some classical chamber music at McDaniel College at the return of their Chamber Music on the Hill series. Finally, pick up your tickets now, because seats to next week's Teelin Irish Dance Company performance will be going fast.
Hashawha Maple Sugarin' Festival and Pancake Breakfast
Hashawha Environmental Center is hosting their first ever Chili Cook-Off at the organization's annual Maple Sugarin' Festival and Pancake Breakfast on Sunday. All competitors must use real maple product in their recipes, with money raised from the event supporting programs at Hashawha. The event also features living history presentations, activities and displays, sap-boiling demonstrations and more.
When: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 5
Where: Hashawha Environmental Center, 300 John Owings Road, Westminster
For more information: Call 410-386-3580
Around the County
Chamber Music on the Hill
McDaniel College is hosting their Chamber Music on the Hill concert series Sunday at the Decker Center Forum. The concert will feature faculty members Kyle Engler, Nicholas Currie, Tim Anderson, David Kreider and Donald Horneff performing songs by Richard Strauss and Gabriel Faure.
When: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5
Where: Decker Center Forum, McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster
Cost: $15 for adults; $10 for seniors and free for children and college students
For more information: Visit www.mcdaniel.edu/cmoth or call 410-857-2599
Teelin Irish Dance Company concert
Each March, the Teelin Irish Dance Company takes the stage at the Carroll Arts Center for a celebration of step dance and other Irish styles. The group has been performing internationally since 2001, and features a blend of traditional Irish steps with contemporary dance.
When: 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. Saturday, March 11
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster
Cost: $16 adults, $14 Carroll County Arts Council members, children 18 and younger, and seniors older than 60.
For more information: Visit 410-848-7272 or visit www.carrollartscenter.org