Thursday, April 4, 2013
The show features racing camels and more.
Are you curious to see a 3,000-pound Asian elephant stand on top of a three-foot round ball? Or perhaps juggling clowns and trapeze artists are more your style? There’s this and more at the upcoming Piccadilly Circus, which will be at the Howard County Fairgrounds, April 9 - 14. One hour prior to show times, the circus offers elephant, camel and pony rides, as well as a free petting zoo. For more details on tickets and show times, click here or call 877-373-0477. Have an event you’d like to include on Columbia Patch? Click here and then click on the “Add an Event” button on the right.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
One man wins big in a contest to promote the use of a new parking application in the Historic District.
When a stranger calls and asks a kid for her parent’s cell phone number, the responsible child politely declines. Even if it’s the County Executive asking. The young woman who identified herself as Mark Kinzie’s daughter to Ken Ulman did just that Thursday after Ulman called to let Kinzie know he had won Howard County Tourism’s “Download for Date Nights” promotion. To support her responsibility, perhaps Kinzie will take his daughter out to dinner at one of the half-dozen restaurants that donated $400 worth of gift certificates to the promotion, or take her to a show at Merriweather Post Pavilion. In all, the Ellicott City resident won more than $4,000 worth of free goods, services and gift certificates donated by local businesses as …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The fast-food chain will give away a free pre-selected breakfast entree on Jan. 24, 31 and Feb. 7.
Chick-fil-A restaurants across the Baltimore region will be giving away free breakfasts to customers who recite a morning catch phrase. Between 6:30 and 10 a.m. on Jan. 24, 31 and Feb. 7 customers who say “The early bird gets the chicken” at the register will receive a free pre-selected breakfast entree, according to a release. There are three Chick-fil-A restaurants in Columbia: - Columbia Mall - 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia - Dobbin Center - 6375 Dobbin Road, Columbia - Executive Park Drive - 4905 Executive Park Drive, Columbia Entree choices will vary by restaurant, but could include: Chick-fil-AChicken Biscuit; Spicy Chicken Biscuit; Chick-n-Minis (3-count or 4-count); Sausage, Egg and Cheese Biscuit; Bacon, Egg and Cheese …