Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Lock House is sponsoring the event, which takes place July 12 to 14.
The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House recently announced that its Pirate Fest is coming to town July 12 to 14 for the sixth year. Did you know you can post your own press releases on Patch? Below is a memo from the museum publicizing the event: Ahoy, ye swashbucklers and mates—come and get lost at “Pirate Fest." The festival kicks off Friday evening, July 12, with the Pirate Pub Crawl, an event guaranteed to bring out the “ARGHHHH” in you! Starting at 7 p.m., pirate pub crawlers are invited to pick up their booty bags, grab their treasure maps and go pubbing their way through historic Havre de Grace. Participating establishments include Coakley’s Pub, Laurrapin Grille, MacGregor’s Restaurant, Rodgers House Tavern and Tidewater Grilleall…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Governor Martin O'Malley touted job creation, tax credits related to film industry.
Gov. Martin O'Malley (D-MD) was on the set of House of Cards in Joppa Tuesday publicizing the benefits of a recently passed film tax credit, the results of which included job creation. House of Cards, the political thriller that was the first series produced by Netflix, filmed its opening season in Harford County last year. It provided 2,200 jobs for Marylanders and brought in more than $140 million for the state, O'Malley said in a prepared statement. Recent legislation provided a key role in the return of the series to Harford County in 2013, O'Malley said. "The passage of legislation to enhance and extend the Film Production Activity Tax Credit in the recently completed session of the General Assembly secured the second season of House …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The farmers market kicks off downtown, one of several fresh events in greater Havre de Grace this weekend.
There's lots going on this weekend in greater Havre de Grace: Avenue Q Where: Tidewater Players (121 N. Union Ave.) in Havre de Grace When: 8 p.m. on Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11; 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 12 How Much: $18 Why Go: The Tony award-winning story about 20somethings is performed as an adult puppet show by Harford County actors. Maryland Faerie Festival Where: Camp Ramblewood (2564 Silver Rd.) in Darlington When: 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, May 10; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12 How Much: Admission is $5 for ages 3 to 12; $15 for ages 12 to 99; free for children under 3 or adults over 100. Parking is $5 per car. There is a $1 discount for those in costume. Why Go: Get swept up into the world of whimsy …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The three-day event at the Havre de Grace Activity Center and Havre de Grace Middle School concluded May 5.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Two large vessels will usher in the city's War of 1812 bicentennial commemoration.
Don't be suprised if Havre de Grace is literally booming Friday afternoon. Tall ships are coming, and they are bringing their cannons with them. Two vessels, the Pride of Baltimore II and the Sultana, will dock in Havre de Grace for the city's War of 1812 bicentennial festival, May 3 to 5. "The Pride arrives Friday at high tide under sail, and they should have cannons going on their arrival," Brigitte Peters, manager of tourism for Havre de Grace, told Patch. According to Peters, the Pride will be docked at Hutchins Park, and the Sultana will be at Tidewater Marina. The Pride of Baltimore II is a 109-foot, 185.5-ton reproduction of a War of 1812 privateer ship. "It’s a Maryland ship and has a great educational component about the War of …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Havre de Grace Tourism Office provides two references for the War of 1812 weekend.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Havre de Grace High School educators got wild in the library.
The Harlem Shake has swept the Internet and now the popular dance has made its way to the hallowed halls of Havre de Grace High School. According to USA Today, there were more than 4,000 Harlem Shake videos uploaded to YouTube each day in February. Havre de Grace High School's version of the routine, filmed in the library, hit YouTube April 25. School Resource Officer Dan Petz kicks it off and the teachers follow his lead. Watch it here.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Susan Sassaman and her partner specialize in ballroom dancing.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A railroad aficionado captured a ride between Perryville and Havre de Grace.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
See pictures of the Havre de Grace High School musicians in Washington, D.C.
The Havre de Grace Warrior Pride marching band tooted its horns alongside celebrities and dignitaries recently at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Havre de Grace High School joined Westminster students in making up the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Marching Band, which led Saturday's parade in Washington, D.C. "They sounded amazing and looked sharp throughout the parade," Rick Hauf, band director for Havre de Grace High School, said. "Our students represented their school, community and state [at] a very high level!" The Warrior Pride marching band will perform at Havre de Grace High School at 7 p.m. on May 8 and 9 for its spring concert. It will also appear in the Havre de Grace, Bel Air, Darlington, Edgewood and Kingsville…