December 5, 2013 CANCELLED We are sorry but we must cancel our December tour. Please join us in 2014! Literary Pub Crawl Come discover what famous historical characters visited Ellicott City and what some of them had to say about the town or what they had to say while in Ellicott City. Tour (crawl) will stop at one or more of the following establishments: The Diamondback Tavern, Portalli’s Italian Restaurant , The Rumor Mill and Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant in the Ellicott City Historic District and while enjoying their libation of choice (not included in the price of the tour) participants will listen to stories by and about certain historical characters such as: Washington Irving, H. L. Mencken, Henry Clay, Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Davy Crockett, Robert E. Lee and others. Just why was Davey Crockett so unhappy during his brief time here? Why did Henry Clay leave the town’s residents’ with their mouths agape? Who dreamt of "Mohamet" while he slept alongside the Patapsco?
Tours are on the first Thursday of each month. See the Calendar of Events for exact dates. The cost is $10.00 per person and this does not include any drinks. Reservations are required and tour takers must be 21 and above. Some locations offer special drinks the night of the tour. Our guides are volunteers and may accept tips if you desire to give one!
The tour starts at 7:00PM and lasts at least 2 hours and 15 minutes. Tours begin at The Diamondback Tavern. Please email reservation request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-303-2959. Payment available through PayPal at: http://ecrestoration.org/literarytours.html Please note that if less than four people reserve for the tour it may be cancelled.
December 6, 2013 Midnight Madness! Shops open til Midnight, Tree Lighting, Carolers and Live Musicians; Vote for your favorite decorated Window and enter to win a $100.00 Gift card to the shop or restaurant of your choice.
December 8, 2013 Second Sunday Market Sunday Sunday Sunday !!! Delicious treats and hand made local crafts, located in lot D behind the Welcome Center.
December 19, 2013 Girl's Night Out Round up your girlfriends and come to Ellicott City for the next Girls Night Out starting at The Wine Bin at 5pm. Pick up your bag and sample some wine anytime between 5 and 7pm and head on out to the street to shop at participasting stores until 9pm!
Ellicott City Restoration Foundation, Inc. PO Box 92. Ellicott City, MD. 21041. 410-247-9252