Holiday Desserts, White Country Christmas, A Christmas Carol and More in Carroll County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.

Each week, Patch puts together a list of local weekend activities and events happening in Carroll County.  Tell us in comments if you know of other activities going on.

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The Russian Ballet Academy of Maryland Presents "The Nutcracker"

  • Where:  3300 Maple Grove Rd, Manchester
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 22, 2 p.m.
  • Description:  The Russian Maryland Cultural Center and L'Etoile / The Russian Ballet Academy of Maryland Present "The Nutcracker".
  • Cost: $28


Holiday mini-market event with Rare Opportunity Farm

  • Where: Eclecticity, 13 John St, Westminster
  • When:  Saturday, Dec. 22, 11 a.m.
  • Description:  Eclecticity will be hosting an event with Rare Opportunity Farm including holiday treats and more.
  • Cost: Free


Art Exhibition - Wiley Purkey – The Sykesville Years – 1985-2005

  • Where:  Sykesville Gate House Musuem, 7283 Cooper Dr, Sykesville
  • When: Friday, Dec. 21 – Sunday, Dec. 30, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Description:  Exhibition at the Sykesville Gate House Museum including prints, pencil drawings, watercolors, oil paintings and more.
  • Cost: Free


A Christmas Carol

  • Where:  The Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main St., Westminster
  • When: Friday, Dec. 21, 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Description:  Maryland Ensemble Theatre presents A Christmas Carol. 
  • Cost: $15


Holiday Matinee

  • Where:  Finksburg Branch Library
  • When:  Saturday, Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m.
  • Description:  Animated feature Santa Buddies (G) will be presented to help celebrate the holiday season.  Refreshments will be served.
  • Cost: Free


Holiday Desserts II

  • Where: Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd, Mt. Airy
  • When:  Dec. 1 – Dec. 31, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Closed Dec. 25.
  • Description: Tour and holiday desserts paring.
  • Cost:  $10


Wine Country Christmas

  • Where: Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes
  • When:  Saturday, Dec. 22, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Description:  Traditional music, winery tours, traditional Wassail tasting and more.
  • Cost: Free


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