News: The Columbia Festival of the Arts Teaming with Howard County and Columbia Association to Celebrate Long Reach Village’s 50th Anniversary
The Columbia Festival of the Arts, in partnership with The Howard County Government with additional support from the Columbia Association, will be the hosts for the Long Reach Village Center’s Celebration of it’s 50th Anniversary. Festivities will take place on October 15, 5 – 9 pm and October 16, 11 am – 9 pm at the Long Reach Village Center in Columbia, Maryland. The program includes free concerts and a fine arts and crafts show featuring 20 artists with many items for sale. There will be family-friendly craft projects from Doodle Hatch and oversized games to play. Also happening will be the permanent public art installation of the mural, “Above the Sea,” sponsored by the United Way of Maryland. On Saturday you can catch a kids’ comedy and magic show featuring Elizabeth Normand and magician Charlie Ross. Other merchants and arts organizations include the African Art Museum, Roll Up n Dye, Columbia Art’s Center, Began Soul Bakery, Every Kid Can Cook, Power 52, Community Action Council of Howard County, and more. There will also be local food trucks both days.