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THE AVENUE at White Marsh 2020 Tree Lighting to be virtual, Holiday Parade ‘postponed’

WHITE MARSH, MD—The holiday season will be a bit different this year at THE AVENUE at White Marsh. On Thursday, officials announced that the venue’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony would be virtual and that the annual Holiday Parade would be “postponed” until 2021. From the official announcement: Story continues below “It is with heavy hearts that we accept THE AVENUE …


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White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company to open Holiday Train Garden in November

WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company has announced plans to move ahead with its 2020 Holiday Train Garden. This year’s train garden will open to the public on November 27th. As the date draws closer, officials say they will announce various COVID-19 safety protocols, including “general admission” and “scheduled viewing times.” Story continues below WMVFC is located at …


Hallmark to hold 2020 Keepsake Ornament Debut on The Avenue in October

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The annual Hallmark Ornament Debut will be held on THE AVENUE at White Marsh in October. More than 150 new ornaments are expected to be debuted this year. To avoid large crowds on Ornament Debut weekend, this year Hallmark is offering the same promotions and Crown Rewards bonus points over the course of nine days. The event will be …

Hallmark to unveil 2020 ornament collection on The Avenue in July

WHITE MARSH, MD—An annual tradition will continue next month in White Marsh. The Hallmark store located at THE AVENUE at White Marsh will hold their official 2020 Keepsake Ornament Premiere from July 11–19. “Keepsake Ornaments capture meaningful moments, honor special relationships, express who you are and help you relive timeless memories, year after year,” according to the official Hallmark website. …

Candy Cane Lane returns to Perry Hall Florist next weekend

PERRY HALL, MD—An annual tradition will return to a local florist this weekend. Perry Hall Florist will hold its annual Candy Cane Lane event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The shop will be turned into a life-sized version of the popular board game “Candy Land.” Children become the pieces as they move from colored …

MDOT SHA to suspend non-emergency lane closures along busiest holiday travel routes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is gearing up to keep lanes open so holiday travelers can get to their destinations quickly and safely. MDOT SHA will suspend non-emergency lane closures from 5 a.m. on December 24 until 10 p.m. December 27 and again from 5 a.m. December 31 until 10 p.m. January 2. Extra highway crews …

Baltimore County Christmas Tree recycling collection to begin on January 13

TOWSON, MD—The collection of live Christmas trees for recycling in Baltimore County will take place over a two-week period, beginning Monday, January 13, 2020. Because Christmas tree collection dates will vary from place to place, residents must have trees set out no later than Saturday, January 18 to ensure collection. Residents should place trees out for pick-up at the same …

TSA: Plan ahead for another high volume travel period

WASHINGTON, DC—The Transportation Security Administration expects another high volume period for the upcoming holiday season. Between December 19 and January 5, TSA estimates 42 million passengers will travel through security screening checkpoints nationwide, an increase of 3.9 percent from 2018. “I can’t express enough how proud I am of the TSA workforce,” said TSA Administrator David Pekoske. “Year after year, …