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Maryland State Fair  

 

What: Fair organizers tout the state fair as the "best 11 days of summer." Vendors, exhibits, rides, food, crafts and games. 

When: August 28 - September 7

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Maryland Renaissance Festival

What: Unique among most festivals, including renaissance festivals, the Maryland Renaissance Festival utilizes a story line and progresses each year forward in the timeline of Henry VIII, through all his reign and all his six wives. This year finds the festival in its third progression, well into the King’s marriage with his first wife Katherine of Aragon. MORE

When: The festival is open weekends (Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day Monday), from August 29 till October 25, 2015. Festival hours are 10:00am till 7:00pm.

Where: The Maryland Renaissance Festival is located at: 1821 Crownsville Rd. Annapolis, MD 21401. You can find more information about how to get to the festival by visiting our webpage http://www.rennfest.com/general-information/dates-times-directions to receive driving directions from Washington D.C., Baltimore, Eastern Shore/Annapolis, Southern Maryland (St Mary’s and Waldorf areas), Dahlgren, VA, Frederick/Western MD, and from New York/New Jersey/Harford County (MD).

 

Maryland corn maze promises 'amazing' experience

What: This week (Sept. 4) Madison Fields in Dickerson will open a corn-maze that is equal in beauty, challenge and fun. The corn maze, along with several other Mother Goose-themed activities, will be open Friday-Saturday each weekend of September and October.

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Day sail on the Pride of Baltimore

What: Pride sails from the Inner Harbor into the Patapsco River, past Fort McHenry and near the Key Bridge, just like Francis Scott Key did during the War of 1812. If the conditions are right, the ship can catch some beautiful wind. With her sails unfurled, Pride is a sight to behold. On board, guests enjoy the fascinating history of Baltimore’s harbor and the role it played in America’s ‘Second War of Independence.’ You’ll hear about the “Star-Spangled Banner” and the ‘Bombs Bursting in Air’ as the ship passes Fort McHenry. You’ll also see the thriving seaport of present-day Baltimore and hear about the city’s successful commercial industry. And you’ll learn more about Pride herself, from her inspiration 200 years ago to the wizardry of her construction as a wooden sailing vessel, to the tragic event that caused an entire city to unite together and create the ship we know today as Pride of Baltimore II.

When: Saturday, September 5 -- 4-6 p.m. -- Sunday, September 6 -- 5-7 p.m. -- Monday, September 7 -- 3-5 p.m. -- tours last two hours.

Where: Constellation Pier and Broadway Pier (Sunday)

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LEGO Castle Adventure Exhibit

What: Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in the traveling exhibition. Explore the inside of the royal castle full of LEGO brick decorations, the king and queen’s thrones and secret passageways. Virtually build a fortress wall on screen and test its strength with a LEGO catapult. Using a colorful array of green bricks, children can plan and create and build their own topiaries. Climb into the lookout tower and defend the castle walls.

When: Until September 20, 2015

Where: Port Discovery Children's Museum

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Saved by The 90's: A Party with the Bayside Tigers

What: Live music from "NYCs freshest party band," The Bayside Tigers (they're da bomb) playing all your favorites: from Ace of Base to Weezer and everything in between.

When: Saturday, Sept. 5, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Where: Rams Head Live

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George Willbord at the Baltimore Comedy Factory

What: Since his first appearance on stage in 1987, George Willborn has brought laughter to the masses with his no-holds-barred approach to telling the truth about what's funny. Dubbed comedy's "Stress Reliever," Willborn has entertained crowds with his comedy around the world, on stage, on television and of course on radio. He is currently the co-host of the nationally syndicated Michael Baisden Show and Michael Baisden after Dark.

When: Fri, Sep 4 -- 8:00 pm  10:30 pm -- Sat, Sep 5, 2015 7:00 pm  9:30 pm -- Sun, Sep 6, 2015 7:00 pm  9:30 pm

Where: Baltimore Comedy Factory, Best Western Plus Hotel, 5625 O'Donnell Street, Baltimore, MD 21224

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America's Largest RV Show

What: It's expected to be the largest yet in the show's history.Show space is currently over 960,000 net sq.ft and that does not include all of the demo space,” Rebecca Lenington, PA RV & Camping Association Executive Vice President, said. There are expected to be more than 1,300 RVs on display, along with many vendors and exhibits.

When: September 16-20 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m. -- Sunday: 9-5p)

Where: Giant Center -- 550 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey PA

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Swim Across America -- Baltimore Open Water Swim

What: Swimmers of all ages are invited to take part in the annual event in beautiful Redhouse Cove. Whether you are a veteran swimmer or you're looking to do your first open water swim, you are welcomed to help fight cancer at the Swim Across America Lab at Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.

When: Sunday, September 20

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