December’s Season of Celebrations & Sharing ~ Symphony of Lights in Columbia, Maryland

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Real Estate Agent with Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate 535650
Are you all ready for the holidays and just waiting for the big day? I am jealous, but I hear there are organized people out there.

Now you can relax. There is no better way to get into the festive mood by taking some time during the evening and a drive to Columbia, Md. There you can enjoy a leisurely drive through the "Symphony of Lights" at Mereweather Post Pavilion and make a nice donation to Johns Hopkins Hospital at the same time.  

The local event is in it's 18th year in Howard County. This spectacular family entertainment of over 70 huge animated and stationary light displays is spread through Symphony Woods . Drive up, turn off your lights, change the radio to to the designated radio station of festive tunes and then slowly proceed in your car around the display. It takes about 30 minutes from start to finish.

It is sure to be a car full of squeals as children recognize the different nursery rhymes.

This event is open nightly from 6pm till 10pm (except December 31st- that's a very special event that needs reservations)and will be open till January 1st.

The entrance fee is $20, but click here for a $5 off coupon. All the proceeds benefit the "Campus Development Plan" at Howard County General Hospital.

Here is a video made from our last years visit to the "Symphony of Lights"



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Rainmaker
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Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield
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Hi Ellie - The Symphony of Lights sounds wonderful.  It would be great if I lived a little closer to Columbia, Maryland!  Enjoy them and relax!

December 19, 2011 09:59 PM
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Gretchen & Mel Ahrens
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Ohhhhhh! I would so love to go to this... if only we were close enough! Seems like an incredible event with such Christmas spirit. Thanks for sharing the video. So pretty.

Gretchen

December 19, 2011 09:59 PM
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Chris, it is a lovely way to enjoy the holidays and make a donation to a local hospital.
December 19, 2011 10:02 PM
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Gretchen, some evenings there are long lines to get in. It's a local tradition.
December 19, 2011 10:03 PM
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Dagny Eason
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Ellie - That is such a great event!  I don't think we have anything like that here, but I sure should go check

December 19, 2011 10:42 PM
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What a lovely localism post, Ellie - great idea to include a $5 off coupon!  The video is just a taste of how magical the real event must be!

December 19, 2011 11:07 PM
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Gail C. Harris
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Great post. :) 

I haven’t been on AR much lately, however, I wanted to

wish you a very Merry HolidaySeason and a

Happy New Year from my family to yours. J Gail

 

December 20, 2011 06:00 AM
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Rob Thomas
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Ellie ....I love to check out the light events around the area each year ....I need to do some posts on them ...Thanks for the reminder!

Have a great day!

December 20, 2011 07:01 AM
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Al Raymondi
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Sounds like a great event Ellie, and a $5 discount coupon is a nice addition to your post.

December 20, 2011 08:32 AM
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Dagney. I have seen other area that do this, but I know a lot of people drive to get to Columbia.
December 20, 2011 11:27 AM
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Karen. The coupon will hopefully encourage more people to visit.
December 20, 2011 11:28 AM
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Gail. Good to see you back. Happy Holidays to you & yours.
December 20, 2011 11:29 AM
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Rob, I enjoy the Localism posts that we get to go and experience. It's win win.
December 20, 2011 11:32 AM
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Al. It is a seasonal favorite.
December 20, 2011 11:33 AM
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Brian Rugg
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Hello Ellie - Great lights and Jazzy music.  What else could somebody ask for?  Happy Holidays.

December 20, 2011 12:21 PM
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Malcolm Johnston
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Very festive Ellie, it looks like a great way to round up the kids and have some family fun in the car.

December 20, 2011 01:17 PM
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Brian- There are so many fun things to do this time of year. Happy Holidays to you.

December 20, 2011 10:46 PM
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Malcolm. The more that you pack in the more you feel you get your money's worth.

December 20, 2011 10:47 PM
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