EN00683_.WMF (20814 bytes)On Friday, Oct. 1, The Relay Improvement Association will present "An Evening of Music from Friends and Family" at The Relay Town Hall from 7:30 to 11:30 PM.

This is the second in a series of musical events scheduled at The Relay Town Hall. There is a $5 donation per person at the door, or a $10 donation per family. Children are welcome. This is a smoke free environment.

Call 410-242-8922 for additional information and to reserve tickets.

The evening will feature local musician Billy Kemp and friend Christina Van Norman who will provide original country blues music. Billy and Christina recently performed at Main Street Blues in Ellicott City. He has been a featured performer at The Roots Café in Baltimore and The Cats Eye Pub in Fells Point as well as many east coast music venues. Billy currently teaches music at the Ellicott Square School of Music in Ellicott City and at the UMBC Music department.

SO01264_.WMF (24450 bytes)In addition to the music, a German "Beer Garden" featuring Maryland produced domestic beers and wines will be served by local politicians and community volunteers.

The benefit event is hoping to raise funds for the renovation and maintenance of the historic Relay Town Hall which is scheduled to host future musical events such as Jazz brunches, live music performances and zydeco dances. The Town Hall is celebrating it’s first 100 years of serving the Relay, St. Denis, Elkridge and Arbutus communities.

The full list of performers for Friday, 1 October includes:

Saturday October 2 - Fall Garden and Historic Walking Tour

Sunday, October 3 - Relay and St. Denis History Day

The communities of Relay and St. Dennis and will recognize 100 years of area historic events with a timeline where residents and guests can mark significant area events on the timeline over the past 100 years . Many historic photos and memorabilia will be on display. The publication, The History of Relay will be available and the author, Daniel Toomey will be present to autograph his books.

Friday, October 29 - Halloween at the Town Hall