In The Spotlight

Whether you are a visitor in your own backyard, or you’ve traveled far to get here, Bel Air welcomes you with a smile and plenty to see and do! Live music, workshops, festivals, shopping, dining, and public art are just a few of the reasons to relax and stay a while.

Interview with an Artist: Julie Ter Borg

Pictured at left, Julie’s shop-dog and family pet, Charlie. Julie Ter Borg is a jewelry artist and the owner of Julie Ellyn Designs Handmade on Main, located at 18 South Main Street. We sat down with Julie recently to talk about her business on Main Street in Bel Air and…

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“Starving Artists” Kicks Off the New Year

Harford Artists’ Association kicks off the New Year with an exciting opportunity at their gallery in Bel Air. The Harford Artists Gallery is located at Armory Marketplace in the heart of Bel Air just behind the Armory on Main Street. Hosting six exhibits annually in addition to their workshops and…

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Cozying Up for Christmas in Bel Air

Cozying Up for Christmas in Bel Air The air is getting colder, evergreens are moving indoors, and Bel Air is preparing for another magical holiday season. Nothing beats the small town feeling during the Christmas season, from Small Business Saturday (the day after Black Friday, for the uninitiated), to the…

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Authors and Artists Event Returns to Bel Air

More than 35 Harford County authors and artists will fill the Bel Air Armory for a one-stop holiday shopping destination on Saturday,  December 2nd from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This now-traditional event celebrates the season as well as the wide range of talented authors and artists who live and…

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Town of Bel Air Film Festival is Right Around the Corner!

The Town of Bel Air Film Festival is quickly approaching! The film selection committee has been hard at work for months reviewing films being shown on the film festival circuit and choosing the very best films for our community. The festival will take place October 12th – 14th  and offers…

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Bel Air Festival for the Arts is an Annual Crowd Pleaser

Every September, a group of outstanding artists have gathered in Shamrock Park on Hickory Avenue for the annual Bel Air Festival for the Arts. The event is sponsored by the Bel Air Recreation Committee and includes over 350 artisans and craftspeople. The Festival will include a broad range of items…

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Plentiful Summer Concerts in Bel Air!

It doesn’t matter what type of music you enjoy, the Town of Bel Air welcomes you with a variety of free concerts this summer featuring acoustic guitars, big band sounds or jazz. Bel Air has a tradition of offering a great season for outdoor musical entertainment in the Arts and…

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Garden Mart Returns to Downtown

  The Bel Air Garden Mart will take place on Friday, May 5th from 9:00am – 1:00pm in the Reckord Armory on Main Street. “The Garden Mart started in the Town of Bel Air in 1927 and the very first one raised $154 that mostly went to the library for…

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Young Artists’ Showcase

 The Liriodendron is a well know historic property in Bel Air, perhaps best known for hosting weddings or serving as a shoot location for the Netflix series, House of Cards.  The Georgian Revival home was constructed in the late 1800’s and served as a summer home to Dr. Howard Kelly,…

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Sweets on the Streets

The first annual Sweets on the Streets, sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Bel Air. Sweets on the Streets will take place throughout downtown Bel Air and will feature pop-up specialty shops in vacant storefronts and also partnerships between local…

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