Gilchrist Annual Signature and
Remembrance Events

Gilchrist offers a number of signature and remembrance events throughout the year for families, supporters and the general community. For information about our upcoming fundraising, grief support, and training events, view our calendar of events.

Signature and Remembrance Events

Gilchrist Ball

The Gilchrist Ball is a beautiful and festive evening benefiting Gilchrist Hospice Care. This biennial event celebrates Gilchrist and features fine dining, dancing and mingling with friends, both old and new. Visit our Gilchrist Ball page for more information.

Taste of Howard County

Gilchrist’s annual Taste of Howard County features sweet and savory creations from more than 20 of Howard County’s premier restaurateurs and caterers, as well as a cash raffle and a live and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Gilchrist Center Howard County, our 10-bed acute inpatient center in Columbia.
View our Taste of Howard County page for information on our upcoming event.

Steps of Hope

Gilchrist’s annual Steps of Hope Tribute Walk and Butterfly Release is held at Cromwell Valley Park in Baltimore County. Attendees take a contemplative tribute walk through the beautiful park and participate in a meaningful tribute ceremony.
View our Steps of Hope page for event information.

Twilight in the Woods

Twilight in the Woods, held each year in Howard County, honors those we have loved and lost. This outdoor event not only provides a time for reflection, but also culminates with the lighting of luminaries, which embraces attendees in a warm, meaningful glow.
View our Twilight in the Woods page for information on our upcoming event.

Welcome Home Celebration

This celebration is one of the many ways Gilchrist recognizes the unique needs of veterans and thanks them for their sacrifice and service to our country.
View our event page for more information.

View Our Event Calendar

View our calendar for upcoming events, volunteer training schedules and other community events.