BC Reads is Baltimore County Public Library's (BCPL) countywide reading event and this year's theme is food! Throughout April, people of all ages can join fellow County residents in reading, discussing, and experiencing books and community in a different way. The BC Reads—Eat Up kickoff event is April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hereford Branch on 16940 York Road. Enjoy an evening of “all things food” expressed through visual art.
(Photo courtesy of Douglas Lees)
Baltimore County has been home to world-class timber racing since the inaugural running of the Maryland Hunt Cup in 1894. Since then, horsemen and revelers have descended upon the rolling hills and estates of the County’s renowned horse country.
Visitors can see five steeplechase races during the month of April, including the running of:
These demanding races last for several miles with over 18 large split-board fence jumps—a true test of speed, stamina and skill. Come for the racing, stay for the awesome tailgating!
Visit one of Baltimore County’s five award-winning public golf courses. Tee off on the scenic fairways of Greystone in north County, rated one of Maryland’s 10 best public courses in Golfweek Magazine. Putt along the picturesque wetlands of Rocky Point, a challenge to golfers at any level.
Work on your game or play 18 holes at the Fox Hollow Golf and Training Center. In west County, the Woodlands and Diamond Ridge sit side by side, offering true golf experiences for the novice and well-seasoned player.