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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

Defenders Day – Battle of North Point

September 6

County Executive Kevin Kamenetz leads a group of renenactors in costume at the reenactment.

Baltimore County’s Battle of North Point is a prominent part of the War of 1812. Marking this prominent battle in American history, the Defenders Day event on September 6 takes place at Fort Howard Park in Baltimore County on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. This commemorative event and reenactment is sponsored by the Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society. Parking and admittance are free. Learn more about the reenactment schedule.

6th Annual Family Farm Day

September 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A barn with a mural painted on the side at the Maryland Agriculture Center.

Enjoy Family Farm Day at the Maryland Agriculture Center, 1114 Shawan Road in Cockeysville. For kids there will be face painting, pumpkin painting, butter-making, a hay maze, pony rides, tractor rides, a corn sand box and more!

Adults can delight in bluegrass music, smoked pork barbecue, beer, shopping at the Farm Fresh Bazaar and gardening demonstrations. Learn more or purchase tickets for $10.

Upcoming Events



2015 Maryland State Fair

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

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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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Baltimore Clayworks' 35th Anniversary Show and More!

Baltimore Clayworks is proud to announce its 35TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW and three new exhibitions.

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Baltimore County Appreciation Day at the Maryland Historical Society

This Labor Day weekend, the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is proud to announce the launch of its Region Appreciation Program (RAP) with the first Baltimore County Appreciation Days.

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Towson University Community Dance Classes

Towson University Community Dance program, an extension of the Department of Dance, offers excellence in dance education for children, adults and professionals.

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