Events & Activities

The Nutcracker Performances

Ballet with Cindee Velle invites you to The Columbia Chamber Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker.

Two Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, December 5, 2021 • 3 pm (SOLD OUT!)
  • Sunday, December 12, 2021 • 3 pm (SOLD OUT!)

$5.00 per ticket – General Admission (Tickets are non-refundable)

Ticket go on sale November 1st at 9 am. Visit to purchase tickets.

Performances will be held at Stonehouse (6110 Foreland Garth) in the Long Reach Village Center.

COVID Safety Note: Masks are required at all times while in Stonehouse for people over the age of 5, regardless of vaccination status. Safety restrictions are subject to change.

Questions? Contact

Halloween Party

October 30, 2021 • 1:30pm – 3pm

at Stonehouse (6110 Foreland Garth) in the Long Reach Village Center

Join us for spooky family fun! Enjoy pumpkin decorating, a magic show, and sweet treats!

No registration required for this free event. Costumes encouraged! Intended for children 10 and under. Adult supervision required.

Questions? Contact

Master Gardener Presentations

Join us for these free, online presentations from the Master Gardeners of Howard County. 

Rain Barrels: Why and How – Oct. 25 at 7pm

Gallons of a valuable commodity run off our roofs and enter storm drains. As part of a “green” lifestyle, learn why and how to harvest rainwater for garden use.

Using Citizen Science to Guide Your Gardening – Nov. 15 at 7pm

Where did all the fireflies go? How can you use the data from a Citizen Science project to guide your gardening? Learn about helpful programs and how to benefit from them.

Visit to register.

Cul de Sac Grants

Want to spruce up your street’s cul de sac? We can help! If your plan is approved, we will provide up to $200 for the purchase of plant materials. To be eligible, you must live on a county-dedicated road with a cul-de-sac island. You and your neighbors must agree to develop, plant, and maintain the landscaping plan. The grants are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications are available here. Questions? Email

Summer Scavenger Hunt

As you explore outdoors, keep an eye out for these items. Have fun and stay safe out there!

Past Scavenger Hunts are available below. Click the images to enlarge.

Have any questions? Email

Long Reach Village Cookbook

View the cookbook below or click here to view in a new tab.

Download the printable cookbook here.

Note: The printable version is meant to be printed as a booklet (8.5×11 folded in half). The pages will look to be out order but will print correctly.

A limited number of printed copies are available at Stonehouse, free of charge.
Thank you to the residents who took the time and care to share their recipes with us!


Weed Warriors Invasive Plant Clean-ups

Clean-ups are currently on hiatus for the summer. Check back later this year!

Meet up with us to pull invasive plants and weeds from an area in our village.

We plan to have recurring Weed Warrior events approximately every 2 weeks in various locations.

Know before you go:

  • Wear long pants and long sleeves. Bug repellent recommended.
  • Bring your favorite gardening gloves and pruners or loppers.
  • Masks will be required during interactions. We hope to be able to work while spreading out.
  • Please sign in with a Weed Warrior Leader in a yellow vest when you arrive.

Registration is recommended so that we can share any last minute updates due to weather or other circumstances.

For dates, locations, and to register visit

Organized by the Long Reach Watershed Advisory Committee and the Long Reach Community Association.