THIS LIST OF EVENTS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
For the latest info, please contact us:
Call: 410-442-1022
Fax: 410-489-4427
E-Mail: info@howardcountyfair.com 

2210 Fairgrounds Road
West Friendship, MD 21794


AUCTION COMPANY
Gregory & Associates ... 410-489-7200
Most Tuesdays @ 3 pm
www.GregorysAuctions.com



MWHA, INC. SHOWS 2016 Schedule
Sundays -April 10th & 24th, May 22th,  June 5th, 12th & 26th, July 31st, August 21st
Show time ... 8 am - 4 pm
Rain Dates: Sunday, September 18th (first rain date) and Sunday, September 25th (second rain date)
Information .. 410-442-2641 or www.mwha.org

Calendar of Events

January

SPA SWIMSPA SHOW

Friday January 15, 2016  12:00 Noon to 8:00 pm
Saturday January 16, 2016  10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday January 17, 2016  10:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Free Admission
Information: 1-877-55 HOT TUB
www.spablowout.com 

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET

January 31, 2016.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information:  Ken Appel   301-478-3421

February

SPUR & STIRRUP 4-H USED TACK SALE

Saturday, February 6th, 2016.....8am-1 pm
Hundreds of used and new horse items
Table Rental $25.00
Free Admission
Information: Cynthia Lemmon  410-971-2514 or cclemmon@verizon.net

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, February 6th 2016.. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, February 7th 2016 .. 9 am - 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $10.00, Over 62 $9.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012
www.silveradogunshow.com

MARYLAND STATE WRESTLING

Saturday February 13 and Sunday Ferbuary 14, 2016
Main Exhibition Hall

AKC SANCTIONED ALL BREED DOG SHOWS

February 20th & 21th 2016  MD Kennel Club 8 am - 4 pm
Information: Anne O’Reilly 717-334-0303 9 am - 9 pm

HOWARD COUNTY BEEKEEPERS Assn.

Short course in beekeeping.
February 16, 23, March 1, 15, 22, 29, 2016
www.howardcountybeekeepers.org
hocobeekeepers@gmail.com

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, February 26th 2016 Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, February 27th 2016
Registration 7:30 Auction 9 am
Information ... 816-474-1982 9 am - 4 pm
19th year of Peak Auctioneering building materials auctions at the Howard County Fairgrounds.
All new merchandise.  Everything you could want to build or rehab your home or rental units.
www.peakauction.com

March

SPORTING BREED DOG SHOW

Sporting Dog Show with all breed events
March 4, 5, and 6 , 2016 Show  each day at 8;00 am till 5:00 pm
Friday March 4, 2016:  All Breed Obedience & Rally
             Potomac Valley Golden Retriever Club Specialty
Saturday March 5, 2016:  All Breed Obedience & Rally
              Sporting Breed Conformation 
Sunday March 6, 2016: All Breed Obedience & Rally
               Sporting Breed Conformation
Parking : $3.00
For Information: oahunorth@aol.com 
PLEASE ... NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOW 

CHESAPEAKE REGION ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA

Saturday, March 12th 2016.. 8 am - 3 pm rain or shine.
Admission & parking free.
Antique Car, Truck, & cycle flea market. Antique vehicle car corral
Indoors & Outdoors ... Rain or Shine
Tom Young - 443-744-6338 - 6 - 9 pm

KIDS NEARLY NEW SPRING SALE-I

The ultimate children’s sale!
Saturday, March 12th 2016 .. 8 am - 1 pm
Main Exhibition Building
140 spaces filled with families, crafters & services selling their kids stuff!
NEW BORN to TEEN / SMALL ADULT sizes.  Clothing, toys, games, books, videos/DVD, sports, furniture, equipment, decorations, maternity, outside play sets, home schooling, etc., etc...
ATM on site, Food is available
Contact: web site: www.kidsnearlynewsale.com
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Please do not park in NO PARKING LANES or block other cars.

MARYLAND STATE QUARTER HORSE TACK SALE

Sunday, March 13th 2016 .. Noon - 4 pm
Joy Woolford 443-336-8598

SPRING EQUIPMENT AUCTION

Saturday, March 19th 2016 .. 9 am till .... finished
Consignments accepted March 16th through March 18th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
410-489-7200

MUSICOM 1.0

Saturday March 26th, 2016
LoveHappinessFestival.com
Main Exhibition Hall
Information: 240-353-8408
Email: info@lovehappinesssangria.com

April

WOLFE AUCTIONS

Central MD Landscape and Heavy Equipment consignment Auction
April 2, 2016 Auction starts 9:00 AM 
Auction conducted by Wolfe Industrial Auctions
Information:  800-443-9580
www.wolfeauctions.com
Consignment and advertising opportunites available 

SUBURBAN MARYLAND SPRING HOME SHOW

Friday, April 1st 2016, 11 am - 9 pm
Saturday, April 2nd 2016, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 10 am - 6 pm
Free  parking
www.mdhomeshows-hf.com
Call us toll-free 888-560-EXPO(3976) 

KIDS NEARLY NEW SPRING SALE-II

The other ultimate children’s sale day!
Saturday, April 9th, 2016 .. 8 am - 1 pm
Main Exhibition Building
Another day... a different group of families
140 spaces filled with families, crafters, and services selling their kids stuff!
NEW BORN to TEEN / SMALL ADULT sizes!  Clothing, toys, games, books, videos/DVD, sports
Contact: web site: www.kidsnearlynewsale.com
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Please do not park in NO PARKING LANES or block other cars

BRICK NATION LEGOS

April 9th and 10th, 2016
Show hours 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Dining Hall
A "Lego Fan event for enthusiast of all ages"
Families will participate in unique Lego building activities and attractions
There will be Lego building competitions and vendors selling Lego related products
Email:  bricknationmd@gmail.com
Phone:  443-718-0242
Web site:  bricknationmd.com 

SUNDAY BAZAAR

Howard County Fairgrounds, Main Exhibition Hall (indoors) 
Sunday, April 10th, 2016 9:00 am-3:00 pm 
♦ Crafts  ♦ Antiques  Flea Market
Something for everyone
Free admission, plenty of free parking, food available
This is the first annual sale. Join us for a wonderful sale
From the promoter of the "Kids Nearly New Sales"
Interested in being a vendor visit website
www.hcsbazaar.com
Questions email: hcsbazaar@aol.com
 

GREAT DANE CLUB OF MARYLAND

Saturday April 16, 2016
Two shows in one day. Lunch and vendors in the building.
Puppy and veteran sweepstakes and parade---8:30 am start
Morning show......After sweepstakes but not before 9:45 am
Afternoon show & junior handling....Right after lunch break
For information: zoedane@aol.com
Please ...no strollers or dogs not entered in the show 

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET

April 17, 2016.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information: Ken Appel 301-478-3421

TOT SWAP CONSIGNMENT SALE

Friday April  22th 2016 - 9 am - 7 pm
Saturday April  23th 2016 - 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday April 24th 2016 - 10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission
Over 300 families selling like-new childrens items. Where savvy moms shop, sell & save!
Information: Robyn Rutland - 301-330-2678 - 9 am - 7 pm
www.totswap.net

HOWARD COUNTY ANTIQUE FARM EQUIPMENT AUCTION

The 21st ANNUAL Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club auction.
Consignment drop-off Wednesday, April 20th 2016 - Friday, April 23rd 2016 .. 9 am - dusk
The Auction will begin Saturday the 24th 2016 at 9 am
Tractors, farm & garden equipment, golf carts, building supplies, tools, antiques, boats, cars, trucks, trailers, & much more
A 5% buyers fee for all items sold for $1,000.00 or less will go towards the LIVING FARM HERITAGE MUSEUM
Information: 410-531-2569 or 410-988-8165 9 am - 9 pm
www.farmheritage.org 

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, April 10th, & 24th 2016 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

May

MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

Saturday, May 7th 2016 .. 9 am - 6 pm & Sunday, May 8th 2016 .. 9 am - 5 pm
Sheep shows, sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, working sheep dogs, gourmet lamb cooking, demonstrations & workshops concerning all facets of the Sheep Industry.
Free Admission & Parking
Information: 410-531-3647 .. www.sheepandwool.org

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, May 13th 2016 .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, May 14th 2016 
Registration 7:30 am Auction Starts 9 am
Large Building Materials Auction
Daily updates on materials received at www.peakauction.com
Information: 816-474-1982

WILLS FAIR

Spring 4H/FFA Fair
May 21st, 2016 All Day
Showing Beef, Diary Cattle, Goats, Lambs, rabbits, Dogs
Information: 410-313-1912 

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

MARYLAND FM MEMORIAL DAY HAMFEST

Sunday May 29, 2016 .. 8:00 am-2:00 pm
This is an Amateur Radio Flea Market type event
Admission:  $6.00.. Under 12 free
Reservation & Information: 301-641-5313  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MFMA Inc. P. O. Box 351 Hanover, MD 21076 

June

5K RUN

Global Foundation For Peroxisomal Disorders Run
Saturday June 4, 2016
Information: 410-274-3858 

NATIONAL PIKE CAMP

June 20 through June 24, 2016

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, June 5th, 12th & 26th 2016 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

July

ON THE SPOT MOBILE DETAILING

July 2nd, 2016
Main Exhibition Hall
Information:  573-999-2695
Email: onspotdetailing@gmail.com 

DOG CLUSTER

4 AKC All-Breed Dog Shows
Approx. 1500 – 2500 dogs each day in approx. 140 different Breeds.
Approx. 40 -50 Vendors selling Dog Items & Food Supplies
Thursday, July 7th 2016 - Catoctin Kennel Club
Friday, July 8th 2016 - Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club 
Saturday, July 9th 2016- Upper Marlboro Kennel Club
Sunday, July 10th 2016- National Capital Kennel Club
Show hours ..7:30 am-5 pm .. Parking $5.00 .. Admission: FREE
THIS IS AN AKC SHOW
PLEASE .. NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOWS
See you at the show
For all Information: www.nemkc.org

JAMAICA DAY REGGAE FESTIVAL

Jamaica Education
Family theme festival
Music and Food
July 16, 2016 1:00-10:00 PM
Admission $40.00
Contact: 301-221-6517/240-330-5127  

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, July 16th 2016.. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, July 17th 2016 .. 9 am - 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $10.00, Over 62 $9.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012
www.silveradogunshow.com

POW WOW

Saturday July 23th, 2016 - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Parade of Nations noon
Sunday July 24th, 2016 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Admission: Ages 13-up - $10.00, Ages 3-12 - $7.00, Ages 2 and under are free 
Discount Coupon for $2.00 available by emailing powwow@vance.net and requesting coupon.
An opportunity for the public to interact with American Indians.
Native American Dancing/Singing, Craft Demonstrations/Story Telling; Native American food items 
Information: Barry Richardson - 252-532-0821   7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Email:  powwow@vance.net 

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, July 31st, 2016 .... 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

August

The Howard County Fair - 70th Annual

August 6th – 13th, 2016
Daily Hours 8 am  - 11 pm
Admission: $5 .. (10 years & up) … $2 (Seniors, 62 & up)
Click here for all the details!

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, August 21st 2016... 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, August 26th 2016 .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, August 27th 2016
Registration 7:30 am Auction Starts 9 am
Large Building Materials Auction
Daily updates on materials received at www.peakauction.com
Information: 816-474-1982 .. fax 816-474-440 M

September

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, September 10th 2016 .. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, September 11th 2016 .. 9 am - 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $10.00, Over 62 $9.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012
www.silveradogunshow.com

CARIBBEAN FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL

Saturday September 17, 2016  12:00 noon- 8:00 pm
Linganore Winery * Social Wines
Admission $25.00 ( Includes wine tasting and performers)
Web Site: caribbeanfoodandwinefestival.com
Contact: 301-221-6517 & 240-330-5127 

KIDS NEARLY NEW FALL SALE I

Saturday, September 17th 2016 .. 8 am – 1 pm
140 Booths filled with families and services selling kids stuff for teens (16) - infants..
Back-to-school, holiday/dressy outfits, maternity, Halloween costumes, toys, games, educational items, books, videos, electronics, furniture, cribs, decorative items. Handmade gift items, new/unused items great for gift giving.
Name brand clothing in all sizes ... great condition ... low prices! 
Lots of items for the older kids 6 -14. Bring walking shoes ... small bills .. shopping bags . kid’s size/measurements... Friend, neighbor... and a way to take the great stuff home!
Easier to shop/buy without the kids
410-823-6039 evenings 6 – 9 pm .. 
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Web site: kidsnearlynewsale.com

SUNDAY BAZAAR

Howard County Fairgrounds, Main Exhibition Hall (indoors) 
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 9:00 am-2:00 pm 
♦ Crafts  ♦ Antiques/Collectibles  Vintage Flea Market/Shabby Chic
Something for everyone
Free admission, plenty of free parking, food available
 Join us for a wonderful sale
From the promoter of the "Kids Nearly New Sales"
Interested in being a vendor visit website
www.hcsbazaar.com
Questions email:
hcsbazaar@aol.com

SAVOR MARYLAND


Food, Wine and Tribute Band Music Festival
           

Complimentary Food and Wine tastings! Vendors, Exhibitors and Artisans,
Huge Classic Car show, And Some of the Best Tribute Bands in theWorld!              
                                   
In- Gratitude (Earth, Wind & Fire) Technicolor Motorhome (Steeley Dan)  Clones of Funk (Parliament
Funkadelic) Mousey Thompson (James Brown Experience) Zed-Drepellin (Led Zepellin) We Are One
(Mazefeat. Frankie Beverly)
                       
Support this worthy cause by joining thousands of festival goers from all over the DMV,for this ground breaking event.
Saturday,September 24th, 2016   11AM to 6PM
Get advance tickets at a huge discount at Event Brite            https://savormaryland2016.eventbrite.com
Benefiting for Concert for Causes Inc.  A nonprofit organization raising funds to give musical instruments to students in underserved communities.

ATLANTIC COAST GEM & MINERAL EXPO.

Saturday, September 24th 2016 .. 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, September 25th 2016 .. 10 am - 5 pm
Quality Dealers from all over the US.
Jewelry, Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils for sale. 
Jewelry making & gem cutting & related demonstrations.
Exhibits & activities for children (mine for gem stones).
Admission: $5.00 .... Under 12 free
www.gemcuttersguild.com …. 410-832-5906 – evening

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, September 18th & 25th 2016 (Rain Dates).. 8 am - 4 pm 

October

SUBURBAN MARYLAND FALL HOME SHOW

Friday, September 30th 2016, 11am - 9 pm
Saturday, October 1st 2016, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 10 am - 6 pm
FREE ADMISSION
Event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their home. All will enjoy the HOME SHOW.
For more information call  855-523-5319
MdHomeShows.com

KIDS NEARLY NEW FALL SALE II

Saturday, October 8th 2016 …  9 am – 2 pm
Sale is filled with a new set of families and services selling kid’s stuff for teens (16) - infants..
Refer to Saturday’s sale description! Shopping is easy peasy!
Come have an enjoyable shopping excursion!
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Web site: kidsnearlynewsale.com

CARA HAMFEST

Sunday, October 9, 2016.....6:00 am - 4:00 pm
HAM RADIO, COMPUTER SHOW & Flea Market 
Admission: Adults $6.00...Under 12 Free
Information: 443-812-4403

CATONSVILLE KENNEL CLUB

Friday, October 14th 2016 ... 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, October 15th 2016 ... 8 am - 5 pm
Parking Spectators $5.00 per vehicle
Information: Show: 410-798-7728 tapestryhall@ad.com
OR 410-592-6636 Bdrake@comcast.net
Vendors information: Laura Gilchrist tammen@aol.com
Sunday, October 16th 2016, National Capital Kennel Club

FALL EQUIPMENT AUCTION

Saturday, October 22nd 2016, 9 am till ...... finished
Consignments accepted October 19th through October 21st from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
For more information call 410-489-7200 

HOWARD COUNTY ANTIQUE FARM MACHINERY CLUB Basket Bingo

October 29, 2016 Doors open@ 5:30 pm ... Bingo starts @ 7 pm
Admission: Advance $15 at door $20
Proceeds go to the LIVING FARM HERITAGE MUSEUM
20 Regular games, 3 specialty games, 3 raffles & 50/50 raffle
Information: 410-988-8069

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET
 October 30, 2016.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information: Ken Appel 301-478-3421

November

HOWARD COUNTY CRAFT SPECTACULAR

November 4th - November 6th 2016 ... 9 am - 5 pm
Admission: $5 daily or 3 day pass $ 7.. Under 10 Free
SANTA: Saturday & Sunday 1 - 4 pm
Several hundred Crafters participating
Information: www.atozcrafts.net - 301-271-4432 .. 9 am - 8 pm

TOT SWAP CONSIGNMENT SALE

Friday, November 11th 2016 - 9 am - 7 pm
Saturday November 12th 2016 - 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday November 13th 2016 - 10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission
Over 300 families selling like-new childrens items. Where savvy moms shop, sell & save!
Information: Robyn Rutland - 301-330-2678 - 9 am - 7 pm
www.totswap.net

MARYLAND ALPACAS AND FLEECE FESTIVAL

November 12th & 13th 2016. . .10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission & Parking
This fun-filled weekend is a must for early Holiday shopping. Give luxury – Give alpaca!  Soft, warm alpaca garments, fine household accessories
Attn.: Fiber Artists, Spinners, Weavers, Knitters ... Great opportunity to purchase yarns, batting, raw fleeces
Pen Sales of quality Haucaya and Suri Alpacas
Free Seminars on raising alpacas and uses for alpaca fiber
4H Alpaca Handling Demos, children’s crafts
Great destination for the whole family
Leave your dogs at home
Information: festival@marylandalpacas.org
240-925-6959 or 410-329-3773
www.marylandalpacas.org

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, November 18th .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, November 19th 2016 
Registration 7:30 am Auction Starts 9 am
Large Building Materials Auction
Daily updates on materials received at www.peakauction.com
Information: 816-474-1982

DOG SHOW AND OBEDIENCE & RALLY TRIALS

THE MARYLAND TURKEY CLUSTER

All-Breed Dog Shows & Obedience Trials
Approx. 1,500  + dogs each day in approximately 150 different Breeds. 
Approx. 50 Vendors selling dog related products
Show Hours 8:30am-6:00pm Judging begins at 9:00am each day.
Check Judging Program for the Judging time for Specific Breeds
Listed for each day below.
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle each day.

Friday, November 25th 2016 - Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors Building A
NO OBEDIENCE
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle
RCKC Judging Program  Friday, November 20th 2015
http://ch.infodog.com/jps/605/jpg605.pdf

Saturday, November 26st 2016 - Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors Building A
All Obedience and Rally Trials indoors Building B
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle
RCKC Judging Program  Saturday,  November 21st 2015
http://ch.infodog.com/jps/293/jpg293.pdf

Sunday, November 27th 2016 - Upper Marlboro Kennel Club and Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors Building A
All Obedience & Rally Trials Indoors Building B
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Exhibitors $10.00 per vehicle
UMKC & RCKC Judging Program  Sunday November 22nd 2015
http://ch.infodog.com/jps/322/jpg322.pdf

PLEASE .. NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOW

December

DOG CLUSTER

AKC All-Breed Dog Shows
Approx. 1500 – 2500 dogs each day in approx. 140 different Breeds.
Friday, December 2 , 2016 - Chesapeake  Kennel Club 
Saturday, December 3, 2016- Chesapeake Kennel Club
Sunday, Decemebr 4, 2016- Upper Marlboro Kennel Club
Show hours ..8:00 am-5 pm .. Parking $5.00 .. Admission: FREE
THIS IS AN AKC SHOW
PLEASE .. NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOWS
See you at the show