Master Gardeners Series

New sessions are coming up this fall and will be presented online by the Master Gardeners of Howard County via Zoom. Learn tips & tricks from experts that you can use in your own garden! All talks are presented at 7:00 p.m. The schedule for the fall series is below. Register for one or more sessions via the Eventbrite link with each description. All sessions are FREE!

Questions may be directed to Lesley Ahmuty via email to

Monday, November 15: Decking the Halls with Natural Ingredients

Materials found on the forest floor, in the supermarket, and in the winter garden can be turned into decorations to instill the warmth of the holiday season into your home. Tips on creating a variety of items will be shared. Versions of this presentation are available for both autumn and Christmas.

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Haunted Hallow’s Eve

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 29 for the Annual Haunted Hallow’s Eve events at River Hill Village Center. Trick-or-treating will occur at the village center shops from 5:30-8:00 p.m. There will be 2 magic shows (6:15 and 7:15 p.m.) held outdoors near the village center courtyard. No tickets required for the Magic Show!

There will also be crafts, games, and an extra special Spooktacular Pumpkin Patch sponsored by the Stephanie McClellan Team – registration required. Children 12 and under can pick out a pumpkin and decorate it at one of our decorating stations. Please go to Eventbrite to sign up for your free ticket.

Questions may be directed to Lesley Ahmuty, Special Events Coordinator, via email to

Breakfast with Santa

A Santa event is currently being planned. Stay tuned for more details as they become available, and be sure to check your November issue of The Villager for all of the related information.