What: Howard County Historical Society's 36th Annual Holiday House Tour
When: Sunday, Dec. 9, starting at 1 p.m., lasting five or six hours.
Transportation: Eyre buses will pick up participants at the Miller Branch of the Howard County Public Library in Ellicott City.
Cost: $35 for members, and $50 for nonmembers; price includes a yearlong membership.
Tickets: Can be purchased online at http://hchsmd.org/ or in person at the Howard County Historical Society or the Miller Branch library. Tickets may also be purchased on-site the day of the event, but arrive early to do so.