Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race

This Weekend:

Caroline Summerfest (Denton)
Caroline Summerfest is a free family entertainment festival featuring three stages of regional and local entertainment, a Friday pedestrian parade, Saturday fireworks show, strolling performers, artisans, free KidzArt activities, gaming and food vendors featuring local non-profits.

Wicomico Farm and Home Show (Salisbury)
"A Country Fair for all time" - Animal shows, music, sports demonstrations, Children’s Activities and Games and much more!

18th Annual Comcast Film Festival (Rockville)
Located at MCPS Board of Education in Rockville, MD. A three night drive-in film festival featuring fun, games, amusement and The Lego Movie on Friday, Gravity on Saturday, and Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Sunday.

WWII Tunes Weekend (Frederick)
"Swing" over to WW II Living History for an afternoon of WW II and ‘40’s USO type musical entertainment (even children’s tunes) Learn dance steps with instruction at 2 pm; then drift back to the 40's to enjoy the show. Also, WW II Living History. FREE Food available. Sun. Antique car show FREE

County Fairs:

Queen Anne's

August 15th:

Choptank Rivah Run (Denton)
This fun, 2-mile paddling event is for children and adults and features a Poker Run, great prizes. Free shuttle back to Martinak.

Forensic Friday at the MD Science Center (Baltimore)
Crime Lab investigators, Federal agents, and local and state police will be on hand demonstrating the latest in technologies that help them do their job. Stationed throughout the building, and in classroom and lab spaces, these special guests will use hands-on interactives and live demonstrations.

Build Free Disaster Prevention Kits (Baltimore)
The Allstate Foundation and Points of Light are bringing their 14-city disaster preparation tour and education campaign to Baltimore. Citizens will have the opportunity to build free disaster preparation kits at Summer Socials in West Shore Park. 5 PM to 9 PM 443-326-3444

Fridays After 5 MD Science Center (Baltimore)
All visitors to the Maryland Science Center pay just $9 for admission during Fridays After Five. IMAX presentations are at 7:00pm, and planetarium presentations are at 5:40pm. Only a couple more weeks left for this great deal!

Traveling Bands (Elkridge)
Featuring blues/rock band Bad Influence. Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family, have a picnic and enjoy the sounds of summer! Refreshments available for sale.

Sykesville Concerts in the Park (Sykesville)
Crossfire (rock band)

August 16th:

Hot August Blues (Cockeysville)
The Hottest Music Festival of the Summer.

Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival (National Harbor)
The best crab feast ever with brews, music and more.

Maryland Battle of the Beast (Union Bridge)
Full fledged rodeo, bull riding, and barrel racing. Bleacher seating so bring a blanket to sit in comfort. Fun for the entire family!

Silopanna Music Festival (Crownsville)
Featuring: The Flaming Lips, Dashboard Confessional, Matt & Kim, Eric Hutchinson, and many many more.

SHAPE Diva Dash (Upper Marlboro)
This event is open to runners of ALL ages and abilities. Our divas like to wear homemade costumes, feather boas, fluffy tutus and sparkly bling to make the race all the more memorable. Use code AXLOCAL to save $10 on registration!

Wildlife Conservation and Recreation Day at Patuxent Research Refuge (Laurel)
Learn about wildlife conservation and recreational opportunities through habitat exploration, children's crafts, fishing, archery and firearm demonstrations. Check website for details.

Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race (Frederick)
Come watch America’s only High-Wheel bike race in historic downtown Frederick - a unique 1-hour race featuring riders of antique or replica high wheel bicycles that were popular in the 19th century. Event includes an antique bicycle display. Free and fun for all ages. Sat 3:30-5pm.

Chesapeake Paddlefest (Cambridge)
The inaugural Chesapeake Paddlefest is presented by Rommel's Ace and Rommel Outdoors to benefit Special Olympics Maryland. The event will be held at the Dorchester County Visitor's Center at Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, MD. The Chesapeake Paddlefest is a fun event for all ages and skill levels featuring 4 mile, 2 mile and 1/2 mile races for kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards!

The Amazing Baby and Child Expo (Sykesville)
Throughout the day, there will be a variety of live entertainment, demonstrations, food, and countless exhibitors trying to sell and promote a wide range of services for raising healthy and safe children.

2nd Annual Hero Day (New Market)
Adventure Park USA Hosts its 2nd Annual Super Hero Day, featuring a Super Hero Breakfast with Batman, Spiderman and Captain America. Bring your cameras for a photo opt with real heroes from the Maryland State Police, New Market Volunteer Fire Company and Frederick County Sheriff's Office. Fire trucks, rescue vehicles, police cars and more will be on site.

Summer BBQ Beer and Cocktail Throwdown (Baltimore City)
Summer isn't over yet! Enjoy a night outside in Station North with the Historic Charles Street Association as we host a summer BBQ showcasing restaurants from the Charles Street corridor! Free entry, free cocktail tastes to judge best drink, cash for all other items. Amazing food and drinks from: - Dooby's - Bottega - The Brewer's Art - B&O American Brasserie - Iggies - Tapas Teatro - Pen & Quill - Dylan's Oyster Cellar Music by DJ Vodkatrina

Family Open House at Sharps at Waterford Farm (Brookeville)
Bring a picnic or a snack as we will take the hayride down to the Cattail Creek where we will spend some time catching a variety of critters! (We’ll supply the nets!) Then we will take a break to enjoy a “creekside” picnic before we head back to the barnyard to feed the friendly farm animals.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 15th: CALL (410)489-2572 OR E-MAIL US AT Cost is $7.50/child Adults attending with children are free!


This week is the 2014 Back to School TAX-FREE Week of Shopping

The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland tax-free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Accessory items are not included. The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week for 2014 is Sunday, August 10 - Saturday, August 16.

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