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The Maryland State Fair

August 28 Through September 7

A couple pose at night in front of the ferris wheel at the Maryland State Fair.

The Maryland State Fair will run a full 11 days with Midway rides for children and adults, food vendors, agriculture exhibits, horse racing, concerts, livestock and horse shows and so much more!

The State Fair is named one of the top 50 fairs in the U.S. and averages more than 500,000 visitors each year. The Maryland State Fairgrounds are located at 2200 York Road, Timonium, Maryland 21093. Learn more about admission, ride and concert tickets and the thoroughbred racing schedule

Hobie Catamaran Sailing Lessons at Ultimate Watersports

Saturdays through August

Children and adults prepare to launch their catamarans on the Chespeake Bay at Ultimate Watersports.

Summer is not over yet, and everyone wants to get out and sail on the user friendly Hobie Cat! Whether you are a first time sailor or have some waves under your belt, this course is perfect to get you familiar with the Hobie Wave. Learn the basics of how to read the wind and handle your boat. Taught by U.S. Sailing certified instructors, in just a few hours, this course qualifies you to rent a Hobie Wave with Ultimate Watersports. Lessons need to be booked online 24 hours in advance.

Medieval Festival at Royal Rabbit Vineyards

August 29

Four people sitting down while dressed in costume at the Royal Rabbit Medieval Festival.

Enjoy a day of fighting, fencing, archery and contests. This special medieval themed event runs from Noon to 5 p.m. at the Royal Rabbit Vineyards in Parkton. Visitors are encouraged to dress in costume in order to win prizes. Food vendors will be available to purchase lunch, but feel free to bring a picnic as well. Wine will be for sale and ongoing activities will fill the day. 

Upcoming Events

Aug

26

Front Room: Sara VanDerBeek

This exhibition features the art of a Baltimore-born artist who has photographed the streets of Baltimore and Detroit and transformed artifacts reclaimed from urban environments into sculptural subjects in her photography studio.

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Aug

28

2015 Maryland State Fair

The best 11 days of summer are at the Maryland State Fair!

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Aug

28

The Visionary Experience: Saint Francis to Finster

Don't miss your last chance to experience this original exhibition that champions life's grand "Aha!" and "Eureka!" moments.

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Aug

29

The Miners Lost Treasure Hunt

Find the Miners lost treasure on this exciting scavenger hunt around the park while learning about iron mining that once occurred at the Oregon Ridge Park.

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Aug

30

Rock-A-Bay-Baby Music Festival

This charity event is designed to raise money for the new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.

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