This Weekend: Central America and Mexico Culture Fest on Sunday, Oct. 16 in Ellicott City

October 10, 2016
Columbia Association (CA), in collaboration with the Howard County Library System, invites the community to this weekend’s Central America and Mexico Culture Fest for an afternoon of displays, dance performances, music, activities for children, demonstrations and other cultural arts highlighting the cultures of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Panama.

This free family event will be held Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1:30 to 4:30pm at Howard County Library System’s Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. Families can pick up a “Culture Fest Passport” upon arrival and complete it for prize drawings.CA’s International Exchange and Multicultural Programs foster international understanding and celebrate the diverse cultures of Columbia. The goals of the International Exchange Program include developing new exchanges with Columbia’s four sister cities and creating new Sister City relationships in other cities and nations. CA also develops multicultural programs for the community such as the World Languages Café, Culture Fests and the International Book Club. For more information, go to multicultural or contact. Laura Smit, program manager for CA’s International Exchange and Multicultural Programs, by calling 410-715-3162 or sending an email to

About Columbia Association

Columbia Association (CA) is a nonprofit community services corporation that manages Columbia, Maryland, a planned community that is home to approximately 100,000 people and several thousand businesses. Additional information about CA is available at

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